A Performing Presence
Born and raised in Spanish Harlem in New York City, Eddie Marrero has been working professionally as an Actor, Director, and Producer for over two decades appearing in numerous theater, film, and television productions. Among his many credits include: How to Make it in America (HBO); Lipstick Jungle, Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: SVU, Third Watch, Saturday Night Live (NBC) One Life To Live (ABC) Miracle's Boys (MTV Networks) and 100 Centre Street (A&E).
In 2005 he became the first Latino to Co-host The Late Show with David Letterman (CBS) and in 2006 his performance in the feature film Find Me Guilty opposite Vin Deisel and Annabella Sciorra garnered him notable attention from Hollywood insiders.
He has worked alongside some of Hollywood's biggest and recognizable heavy weights including Academy Award Winner Alan Arkin, Danny Glover, Spike Lee, Meg Ryan, and the late Lifetime Achievement Oscar Winning Director Sidney Lumet. Eddie Marrero has also starred in several original Off-Broadway productions including the smash hit La Lupe: My Life, My Destiny (Puerto Rican Traveling Theater) that played a sold out run for over a year.
Eddie Marrero now adds recording artist to his long list of accomplishments having produced two independently released albums. Con Amor his 2013 Spanish language debut release features a collection of classic hits made famous by the legendary Chairman of the Board, Frank Sinatra. Lush filled orchestrations and sung with the kind of romantic intensity that only a heart can tell, Con Amor captures the very essence of love that stirs the soul. Eddie Marrero does more than just sing love songs, he makes you feel like you've fallen in love all over again. Eddie Marrero truly captures the slick, cool, classic feel of the rat-pack era with Con Amor, while uniquely standing out on its own blending Latin Rhythms of Bolero, Rumba, Cha-Cha, Samba and Tango to deliver impactful sound that is fresh, innovative, and a style uniquely his own; and he's already attracting an international audience.
His latest album Timeless Christmas, released in 2016-17, is a collection of classic and beloved Christmas songs set to his unique contemporary jazz, pop style that has come to define his artistry. Timeless Christmas will surely be counted among the classic Christmas albums beloved the world over.
He has produced for Grammy Award winning artists The Sounds of Blackness, Dionne Warwick, and the 'live' international telecast of the 1998 Good Will Games and Closing Celebration on TBS, among others. His training includes the world renowned The Juilliard School, NYU School of Film, among others, and he helms two not-for-profit arts organizations which he helms as founder and president Three Lions Stage, and the Quinn M. Bass Memorial Foundation for the Arts. He is also the founder and president of Vanga Records. When he is not busy working on his many projects, Eddie Marrero dedicates his time to youth mentoring, and community activism; and enjoys Cooking, Tennis, and Photography.