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Steven Bauer

Steven Bauer, Cuban American Actor known for his break out character on Que Pasa USA.

Steven Bauer’s name was Esteban Echevarría Samson when he was born in Havana. His break came in PBS’s bilingual sitcom ¿Qué Pasa U.S.A.? (1977-79) when he went by the name of Rocky Echevarría. He was married to actress Melanie Griffith and starred opposite Al Pacino in Scarface (1983), earning a Golden Globe nomination for Supporting Actor.


Excerpt from the book Cubans: An Epic Journey, the Struggle of Exiles for Truth and Freedom p. 412-414 published by Facts About Cuban Exiles by Sam Verdeja and Guillermo Martínez. English and Spanish editions are available in hard and paper back at amazon.com

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