John Leguizamo Says His Stress-Inducing Pepsi Spot Mirrors the Stress in His Real Life

The Latino legend spoke with Adweek about success and perseverance

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Anyone who’s found fame as a performer can tell you a thing or two about working hard and overcoming obstacles. If that someone happens to be a Latino who paid his dues in 1980s comedy clubs and has succeeded onstage and on screen for the better part of four decades, he can tell you a lot about it.

The man in question is John Leguizamo, a 54-year-old, Bogota-born, Queens-raised performer whose humor, nerve and remarkable ability to impersonate an abundance of ethnic voices landed him in a solo



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