Adam Gabriel Garcia (born 1 June 1973) is an Australian stage, television, and film actor who is best known for lead roles in musicals such as Saturday Night Fever and Kiss Me, Kate. He is also a trained tap dancer and singer. Garcia has been nominated twice at the Laurence Olivier Awards in 1999 and 2013 respectively.
Adam Gabriel Garcia (born 1 June 1973) is an Australian stage, television, and film actor who is best known for plus roles in musicals such as Saturday Night Fever and Kiss Me, Kate. He is in addition to a trained tap dancer and singer. Garcia has been nominated twice at the Laurence Olivier Awards in 1999 and 2013 respectively.
Garcia was born in 1973 to Jean Balharry and Fabio Garcia in Wahroonga, New South Wales. His mother, Jean, is Australian and his father, Fabio, is of Colombian descent. Garcia’s mother is a retired physiotherapist. Garcia attended Knox Grammar School where he completed his high school education. He also usual formal tap dance training at Capital Dance Studio in Sydney, Australia. Garcia attended Sydney University but did not final his education as he left the academe to take the role of Slide in the production of the musical Hot Shoe Shuffle, which toured Australia for two years since transferring to London, England. On 26 March 2015, Garcia married his long become old girlfriend Nathalia Chubin in London. Chubin worked as a senior marketing government for PlayStation previously.
Garcia began his film career in 1997, playing the role of Jones in Brian Gilbert’s Wilde. Garcia played Tony Manero in the stage report of Saturday Night Fever, which premiered upon 5 May 1998 at the London Palladium, and closed on 26 February 2000. He was nominated for his take effect in the sham at the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical category in 1999, but aimless to the cast of Kat and the Kings. Garcia as a consequence reached number 15 in the UK Singles Chart in 1998, with his cover version of the Bee Gees song “Night Fever”, taken from the film story of Saturday Night Fever (1977). In 2000, he played a major role in his second feature-film, Coyote Ugly. Later that year, Garcia moreover appeared in Dein Perry’s Bootmen, playing the plus role. In 2003, he voiced the title setting in the film Kangaroo Jack, but was not recognized for that role. In 2004, he then played next door to Lindsay Lohan and Megan Fox in Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen, as the environment Stu Wolff, a drunk rock star, who is ration of the band Sidarthur and is, in Lola’s words, “a greater poet than Shakespeare”. Between 2006 and 2007, Garcia played the environment of Fiyero in the native West stop production of Wicked alongside Idina Menzel, Kerry Ellis and Helen Dallimore. He since played the similar role during the show’s further on Broadway theatre workshops in 2000. Garcia appeared in two ITV dramas, Britannia High and Mr Eleven, in 2008. In January 2010, Garcia appeared considering Ashley Banjo and Kimberly Wyatt as a judge upon the British authenticity show, Got To Dance. He was a consider in the four seasons of the competition from 2010 to 2012 and then in 2014. In 2011, Garcia co-starred with Mischa Barton in The Hen Do, but the film never left the sharp room floor. In 2012, he appeared in Cole Porter’s musical Kiss Me, Kate at the Chichester Festival Theatre, directed by Trevor Nunn and choreographed by Stephen Meare. Garcia was nominated for his role at the 2013 Laurence Olivier Awards in the category Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical.
Garcia appeared in Threesome, a 2011 British television sitcom which began airing on 17 October 2011 upon Comedy Central. Garcia became the fourth find during the thirteenth season of the Australian bank account of Dancing behind the Stars. In 2016, Garcia began an Australian national tour production of Singin’ in the Rain as Don Lockwood, but was injured upon stage in Melbourne which done his run. Later that year he played Father Damian Karras in the first UK production of The Exorcist, opening at the Birmingham Rep and transferring to the West End in 2017. He also filmed on location for Murder upon the Orient Express. In 2018, Garcia was cast in Dance Boss, an Australian truth television dance competition on the Seven Network presented by Dannii Minogue. He judged the competition closely singer and dancer Timomatic and actress and performer Sharni Vinson. Later that year he played the Artilleryman in the 40th anniversary tour of Jeff Wayne’s War of the Worlds, to critical acclaim. In 2019, he filmed Death on the Nile, and in December starred in a pantomime in Ipswich, England as Prince Charming.