Manuel Garcia-Rulfo Biography

Manuel Garcia-Rulfo is a Mexican Actor and filmmaker. He is known for working on various projects like Murder on the Orient Express, The Magnificent Seve, 6 Underground, and many more. In 2019 he was nominated for the Gold Derby Film Award for his role in Widows. Recently in 2022, he has been gaining a lot of fame for his role as Mickey Haller in The Lincoln Lawyer.

Early Life

Manuel Garcia-Rulfo was born on 25th February 1981 in Guadalajara, Mexico. The names of his parents are Grace Rulfo and Garcia Rulfo. He has not shared exact details about his siblings with the media yet. At a young age, he grew up on a ranch and learned to ride horses. Manuel has completed his high school education but the details about the same have not been revealed yet. He later went to Universidad del Valle de Atemajac where his major was communication. After realizing his interest in filmmaking, he went to   New York Film Academy to pursue a course.

Manuel Garcia-Rulfo Career

In 2006 he started his career by appearing in a short film named Valle de Lagrimas as Jose. Next year he was seen as Mario in Maquillaje. In 2009 he was seen working on another project named One for the Road as Cristian. Next year he was seen in 180 degrees as Salvador. From 2011 to 2018 he was seen working on various projects of TV series and films and played different roles. Some of his projects are Poor Soul, El Encanto del Aguila, Ralph Inc., Bless Me, Ultima; Touch, Alguien Mas, Cake, Cuando Volvamos a Vernos, From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, Missed Trains, Term Life, Tales of an Immoral Couple, L.A. Series, Murder on the Orient Express, Goliath, Perfect Strangers, Widows and Sicario: Day of the Soldado.

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In 2019 he was seen working in the movie Mary in the role of Mike. Along with that, he was seen in 6 Underground as Three. Next year he was seen in Greyhound playing the role of Lopez.  In 2021 he was seen playing the role of Amos Santos in Sweet Girl and Manuel in The King of all the World. Next year he was seen in Dos estaciones and The Lincoln Lawyer as Mickey Haller. Due to the covid-19 pandemic, some of his projects were postponed like Good Savage and A Man Called Otto.

Manuel Garcia-Rulfo Biography

Real Name Manuel Garcia-Rulfo La Puente
Birth Date 25 February 1981
Age (as of 2022) 41 Years
Birth Place Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Profession Actor
College Universidad del Valle de Atemajac, New York Film Academy
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 189 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 78 kg  –  in Pounds –  172 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Dark Brown



Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Is he a Gay? No
Girlfriend None

Personal Life

Manuel Garcia-Rulfo has kept this personal life low-key and away from the media. According to rumors he is known to marry Lee Min Jung who co-starred with him in The Magnificent Seven. But in reality, he was not married to her as the rumors were baseless. Later there were rumors about him dating Neve Campbell with whom he worked in The Lincoln Lawyer. But since 2011 Neve has been dating JJ Field so even these rumors were dropped. So, we can assume that currently he is single.

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Manuel Garcia-Rulfo Net Worth

Manuel Garcia-Rulfo has been quite successfully working in the entertainment industry for so long. He has worked on many projects and this professional has been contributing to his main income source. According to sources his net worth has been estimated at around $8 million as he has been working since 2006. He might also earn through various brand endorsement deals.


  • He went to Vermont to study English.
  • After a course at New York Film Academy, he returned to Mexico to pursue his acting career.
  • In 2022 he was seen at GMA3: What You Need to Know.
  • He appeared on Made in Hollywood a TV series.
  • In 2016 he appeared as himself on Chelsea and Rotten Tomatoes.
  • In 2016 he was seen in a short video documentary named Seven Tales of the Magnificent Seven.

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