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Date Of BirthAugust 11, 1964, August 11, 1964
SpouseYulanda Simon, Yulanda Simon
FactUsed to work as a telemarketer for the L.A. Lakers.

Miguel A. Núñez Jr. is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He is best known for his roles in the films Juice, New Jack City, and Menace II Society.

Núñez was born in Harlem, New York on August 11, 1964, to Puerto Rican parents. He has two sisters. He was raised in the Bronx and attended the High School of Performing Arts.

Núñez began his career as a breakdancer in the early 1980s. He made his film debut in the 1984 film Beat Street. He has since appeared in over 50 films and television shows.

Some of Núñez’s most notable roles include O-Dog in Juice, Nino Brown in New Jack City, Caine in Menace II Society, and Reggie Wright Jr. in The Players Club.

In addition to acting, Núñez has also worked as a writer and producer. He wrote and produced the 2001 film 3 Strikes and the 2002 film All About the Benjamins. He also produced the television series The Game from 2006 to 2008.

Núñez has been married twice. His first marriage was to actress Lisa Vidal from 1996 to 2005. They have three children together. His second marriage is to actress Kyla Pratt. They have two children together.

Núñez has a net worth of $4 million.

General Info

Full NameMiguel A. Núñez Jr.
Date Of BirthAugust 11, 1964, August 11, 1964
Height1.85 m, 1.85 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Television producer, Film producer, Actor, Screenwriter, Television producer, Film producer, Actor
NationalityAmerican, American


SpouseYulanda Simon, Yulanda Simon
ChildrenMia Núñez, Micole Núñez, Mia Núñez, Micole Núñez


NominationsALMA Award for Outstanding Television Series Actor in a Crossover Role, ALMA Award for Outstanding Actor in a Feature Film in a Crossover Role, ALMA Award for Outstanding Television Series Actor in a Crossover Role, ALMA Award for Outstanding Actor in a Feature Film in a Crossover Role
MoviesJuwanna Mann, The Return of the Living Dead, Scooby-Doo, Kickin' It Old Skool, Friday the 13th: A New Beginning, Life, Street Fighter, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Lethal Weapon 3, The Adventures of Pluto Nash, For Richer or Poorer, Harlem Nights, A Thin Line Between Love and Hate, Leprechaun 4: In Sp...
TV ShowsBelle's, Tarzan, Sparks, The Faculty, Tour of Duty, Black Poker Stars Invitational, Belle's, Tarzan, Sparks, The Faculty, Tour of Duty, Black Poker Stars Invitational

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1You don't have to be great to get started but you have to get started to be great at anything.


1Friends with Guy Torry.
2Appeared in a bar scene in Lethal Weapon that was discarded from the movie. This scene can be found in the bonus material of the Lethal Weapon 4 Director's cut disc. Later on he got a small credited (as Miguel Nunez) part in Lethal Weapon 3 and had one line: "Armour piercing bullets?" .
3Is of African American and Dominican descent.
4Had a fight scene with Mel Gibson that was cut from Lethal Weapon (1987).
5Started out as a bit player in a few moderately successful horror films in the early to mid-'80s, but has since risen to more prominent roles in bigger-scale films, often starring with 'Eddie Murphy'. His first major starring role in Juwanna Mann (2002).
6Daughters Mia (b. 1995) and Micole (b. 1999).
7Used to work as a telemarketer for the L.A. Lakers.




Vikes2017post-productionManifestus Devers
No More Mr Nice Guy2017post-productionWillie Monroe
Secrets of Deception2017completedTim
The Other Side2017/IIpost-productionTobias
Bella's Story2016post-production
King of Newark2016completedFBI Agent
A Perfect DateannouncedAttorney
Grey Hood ShortShort pre-productionBenjamin
The Griddle Housepost-productionPeterson
Conflict of Interest2017Daryl
Hunting Season2016/IIAgent Collins
Only You & Me2015Police Commissioner
Why She Cries2015Uncle Nate
Basketball Girlfriend2014Mr. Murray
Men, Money & Gold Diggers2014Lionel
The Dirty2013TV SeriesRasheed Brown
A Christmas Wedding2013Deistl Douglas
Daddy and Me2013TV ShortMiguel
Dolls of Voodoo2013Gary
Belle's2013TV SeriesCousin Maurice
Nice Guy2012/IIShortDr. Brown
Christmas in Compton2012Delicious
Are We There Yet?2012TV SeriesOrlando
Who Killed Soul Glow?2012
Should've Put a Ring on It2011Pastor Fields
Hollywood & Wine2011VideoHawk Miller
Mad Love2011TV SeriesCarter
Nora's Hair Salon 3: Shear Disaster2011VideoCharles
Back Nine2010TV MovieTiger
Double Crossed2010VideoNate
Trapped: Haitian Nights2010Gary
Blue Mountain State2010TV SeriesTransvestite Prostitute
Diamond Dawgs2009South Central
Steppin: The Movie2009James
Black Dynamite2009Mo Bitches (as Miguel Nunez)
Meet Dave2008Burly Crew Member (as Miguel A. Nunez Jr.)
Kickin' It Old Skool2007Darnell
All Lies on Me2007VideoChico (as Miguel Nunez Jr.)
Joey2005-2006TV SeriesZach
The PTA2006TV SeriesCynic
TV: The Movie2006Jimmy Winks / MBA Dude / Races Host
Clean Up Men2005Lionel
Flip the Script2005Preston Scott
Friends and Lovers2005VideoLeonard
The Tracy Morgan Show2004TV SeriesBilly Anderson
Tarzan2003TV SeriesDetective Sam Sullivan
My Wife and Kids2003TV SeriesMax
Tara2003VideoJ.D Mogo (rat-catcher) (uncredited)
Andy Richter Controls the Universe2002TV SeriesTed Swathmore
Boomtown2002TV SeriesFreaktown
The Adventures of Pluto Nash2002Miguel
Juwanna Mann2002Jamal Jefferies Juwanna Mann
Scooby-Doo2002Voodoo Maestro (as Miguel A. Nunez Jr.)
Zig Zag2002Bentley
The Bernie Mac Show2002TV SeriesClyde
Flossin2001Principal Jones
MacArthur Park2001Blackie (as Miguel Nunez)
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps2000Scientist (as Miguel A. Nunez Jr.)
If You Only Knew2000Troy (as Miguel Nuñez)
The Parkers2000TV SeriesRoyal Jackson
The Hughleys1999TV SeriesJojo
Why Do Fools Fall in Love1998Young Little Richard (as Miguel A. Nunez Jr.)
Sparks1996-1998TV SeriesMaxey Sparks
For Richer or Poorer1997IRS Insp. Frank Hall
The Faculty1996TV SeriesLuis Jackson
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate1996Reggie (as Miguel A. Nunez Jr.)
Leprechaun 4: In Space1996VideoSticks (as Miguel A. Nunez Jr.)
The Faculty1995TV Movie
W.E.I.R.D. World1995TV MovieBob Provost, Security
Street Fighter: The Movie1995Video GameDee Jay
My Wildest Dreams1995TV SeriesChandler Trapp
Slam Dunk Ernest1995VideoT.J. (as Miguel A. Nunez Jr.)
The Watcher1995TV Series
Carnosaur 21995Ed Moses
Street Fighter1994Dee Jay
Babylon 51994TV SeriesOrwell
There Goes My Baby1994Rodney (as Miguel Nunez)
Hard Vice1994Bugs
Living Single1993-1994TV SeriesGoldie
Thea1993TV SeriesRickey
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1993TV SeriesJules
Martin1993TV SeriesRicky
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper1993TV SeriesJason
Rhythm & Blues1992-1993TV SeriesJammin'
Round Trip to Heaven1992Leon
Lethal Weapon 31992Squad Member #4 (as Miguel Nunez)
Secrets1992TV MovieWickford (as Miguel A. Nunez Jr.)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1991TV SeriesSlick
Tour of Duty1987-1990TV SeriesPvt. Marcus Taylor / SP4 Marcus Taylor / Sgt. Marcus Taylor / ...
Harlem Nights1989Man with Broken Nose
Action Jackson1988Poolroom Thug #1 (as Miguel Nunez)
Stingray1987TV SeriesCurtis Roberts
Amen1986-1987TV SeriesJerome
Isabel's Honeymoon Hotel1987TV Series
Jumpin' Jack Flash1986Street Tough (as Miguel A. Nunez Jr.)
Dangerously Close1986Leon Biggs
What's Happening Now!1985TV Series
The Twilight Zone1985TV SeriesTrojan (segment "Teacher's Aide")
HeartBeat1985TV MovieSam
Gus Brown and Midnight Brewster1985TV Movie
The Return of the Living Dead1985Spider (as Miguel Nunez)
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning1985Demon (as Miguel A. Nunez Jr.)
Joy of Sex1984Jock #2 (as Miguel A. Nunez Jr.)
Trapper John, M.D.1984TV SeriesThalmus
Automan1984TV SeriesValet Parking Attendant


2016executive producer announced
215 StilettosTV Movie producer pre-production
School Dance2014producer
The Dirty2013TV Series producer
Belle's2013TV Series executive producer - 4 episodes
Nice Guy2012/IIShort associate producer
Nora's Hair Salon 3: Shear Disaster2011Video co-producer
Double Crossed2010Video producer
All Lies on Me2007Video co-producer
Flip the Script2005producer
Sparks1997-1998TV Series producer - 2 episodes
Homeboys in Outer Space1996-1997TV Series producer - 21 episodes


Belle's2013TV Series creator - 6 episodes
Homeboys in Outer Space1996TV Series writer - 1 episode


Nice Guy2012/IIShort mentor
Black Gold2011/Iproduction consultant


Up Against the 8 Ball2004


Heckler2007Documentary special thanks - as Miguel Nunez


Unsung Hollywood2015-2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Apollo Night LA2016TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Host
4TH NAFCA: African Oscar2014TV MovieHimself - Presenter
Celebrity Paranormal Lockdown2014TV SeriesHimself
Behind the Talent2012TV SeriesHimself
More Brains! A Return to the Living Dead2011Video documentaryHimself
Celebrity Paranormal Lockdown Presents Broughton School2011Himself
The Mo'Nique Show2009TV SeriesHimself
Gold Diggin': For Love of Money2008VideoHimself
Black Poker Stars Invitational2008TV SeriesHimself
Intimate Portrait2000TV Series documentaryHimself
It's Hot in Here: UPN Fall Preview1996TV Movie documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Imps*2009Bopper (segment "Music") (as Miguel Nunez)


Nominated Awards

1999ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Feature Film in a Crossover RoleWhy Do Fools Fall in Love (1998)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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