Jorge Martinez was a prolific actor who created a name for himself largely on the big screen. Martinez found his beginnings in film with roles in the comedy "El Gordo de America" (1976) with Jorge Porcel and the drama "Repo Man" (1984) with Harry Dean Stanton. He went on to act in the action movie "Feel the Heat" (1987) with David Dukes, "The Last Plane From Coramaya" (ABC, 1988-89) and "The Belle of the Alhambra" (1990) with Beatriz Valdes. He also appeared in "Alice in Wonderland" (1991). More recently, Martinez acted in the Susu Pecoraro drama "Clandestine Stories in Havana" (1997).