JOHN LEGUIZAMO apart from starring as a sloth named Sid in Ice Age he is also currently appearing on Broadway in his latest one-man show, “Sexaholix,” following a nationwide tour. The new comedy act featured more jokes about his family life and include his new role as a father.

He starred 2002 in Twentieth Century Fox’s acclaimed musical “Moulin Rouge,” and in the comedy “What’s the Worst Than Can Happen?”

Leguizamo’s upcoming films include the thriller “Collateral Damage,” opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger; and “Zigzag,” co-starring Wesley Snipes and Natasha Lyonne. Other recent films include “Empire,” “Joe the King” (which he also executive produced) and “King of the Jungle” (also executive producer).

Notable earlier films include Baz Luhrmann’s “William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet” (as “Tybalt”) for Twentieth Century Fox; “Summer of Sam,” directed by Spike Lee; “Spawn,” as a voice talent in Twentieth Century Fox's smash-hit comedy “Dr. Dolittle,” and “To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar,” for which Leguizamo garnered a Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor nomination for his performance as a sensitive drag queen.

In 1991, Leguizamo had his first taste of success when he became an Off-Broadway sensation as the writer and performer of his one-man show, “Mambo Mouth.” He received an Obie?, Outer Critics Circle and Vanguardia Award for the play, in which he portrayed seven different characters. “Mambo Mouth” later aired on HBO, which led to his first television comedy special, Comedy Central’s “The Talent Pool,” for which he received a Cable ACE Award.

Leguizamo's second one-man show, “Spic-O-Rama,” had an extended sold-out run in Chicago at the Goodman and Briar Street Theaters before opening to rave reviews and sellout houses in New York. The play received numerous awards including the Dramatists' Guild Hull-Warriner Award for Best American Play, and the Lucille Lortel Outstanding Achievement Award for Best Broadway Performance. He also received the Theatre World Award for Outstanding New Talent for his performance as well as a Drama Desk Award for Best Solo Performance. “Spic-O-Rama” also aired on HBO, receiving four Cable ACE Awards.

Leguizamo’s one-man show, “Freak,” ended a successful run on Broadway in 2000. Billed as a “Semi-Demi-Quasi-Pseudo Autobiography,” “Freak” was written by Leguizamo and directed by David Bar Katz. Along with the Tony? Award nominations for Best Play and Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play, Leguizamo also won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo/One-Person Show and the Outer Critic's Circle Award for Outstanding Solo Performance. A special presentation of “Freak,” directed by Spike Lee, aired on HBO and earned Leguizamo an Emmy Award for Outstanding Performance in a Variety or Music Program, as well as a nomination for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special.

Other stage credits include “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “La Puta Vida,” at the New York Shakespeare Festival, and “Parting Gestures” at INTAR.

On television, Leguizamo starred in the mini-series “Arabian Nights.” In 1995, he set a precedent by creating and starring in the first Latin comedy/variety show, the Emmy-winning “House of Buggin” for Fox.