25 Facts About Adam Garcia


Adam Gabriel Garcia was born on 1 June 1973 and is an Australian stage, television, and film actor who is best known for lead roles in musicals such as Saturday Night Fever and Kiss Me, Kate.


Adam Garcia was born in 1973 to Jean Balharry and Fabio Adam Garcia in Wahroonga, New South Wales.


Adam Garcia received formal tap dance training at Capital Dance Studio in Sydney, Australia.


Adam Garcia attended Sydney University, but did not complete his education as he left the university to take the role of Slide in the production of the musical Hot Shoe Shuffle, which toured Australia for two years before transferring to London, England.


Adam Garcia began his film career in 1997, playing the role of Jones in Brian Gilbert's Wilde.


Adam Garcia played Tony Manero in the stage version of Saturday Night Fever, which premiered on 5 May 1998 at the London Palladium, and closed on 26 February 2000.


Adam Garcia was nominated for his work in the play at the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Musical category in 1999, but lost to the cast of Kat and the Kings.


Adam Garcia reached number 15 in the UK Singles Chart in 1998, with his cover version of the Bee Gees song "Night Fever", taken from the film version of Saturday Night Fever.


Later that year, Adam Garcia appeared in Dein Perry's Bootmen, playing the lead role.


Between 2006 and 2007, Adam Garcia played the character of Fiyero in the original West End production of Wicked alongside Idina Menzel, Kerry Ellis and Helen Dallimore.


Adam Garcia previously played the same role during the show's early Broadway theatre workshops in 2000.


Adam Garcia appeared in two ITV dramas, Britannia High and Mr Eleven, in 2008.


In January 2010, Adam Garcia appeared with Ashley Banjo and Kimberly Wyatt as a judge on the British reality show Got to Dance.


Adam Garcia was a judge in the four seasons of the competition, from 2010 to 2012 and then again in 2014.


In 2011, Adam Garcia co-starred with Mischa Barton in The Hen Do, but the film never left the cutting room floor.


Adam Garcia was nominated for his role at the 2013 Laurence Olivier Awards in the category Best Performance in a Supporting Role in a Musical.


Adam Garcia became the fourth judge during the thirteenth season of the Australian version of Dancing with the Stars.


In 2016, Adam Garcia began an Australian national tour production of Singin' in the Rain as Don Lockwood, but was injured onstage in Melbourne, ending his run.


Adam Garcia filmed on location for Murder on the Orient Express.


In 2018, Adam Garcia was cast in Dance Boss, an Australian reality television dance competition on the Seven Network presented by Dannii Minogue.


Adam Garcia judged the competition alongside singer and dancer Timomatic and actress and performer Sharni Vinson.


In 2021, Adam Garcia played the father of a dead girl who comes back to make things right in the teen movie Afterlife of the Party directed by Stephen Herek.


In 2022, Adam Garcia appeared in the second UK series of The Masked Dancer.


Adam Garcia finished in second place for the series as the character "Onomatopoeia".


On 26 March 2015, Adam Garcia married his long-time girlfriend, Nathalia Chubin, in London.