John Ortiz is co-founder of LAByrinth Theater Company (1992) and served as co-artistic director with Philip Seymour Hoffman for eight years. The Motherf**ker with the Hat marks his fourth Stephen Adly Guirgis play, including Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train (Drama Desk nomination). LAByrinth Theater Company credits include Jack Goes Boating by Bob Glaudini (Drama Desk nomination), Guinea Pig Solo by Brett C. Leonard and Where's My Money by John Patrick Shanley. Other stage credits include Othello, The Persians, Sueño and References to Salvador Dalí Make Me Hot by José Rivera (Obie Award), Anna in the Tropics (Broadway), Rose Tattoo, A Few Good Men and The Merchant of Venice. Film credits include Silver Linings Playbook (Gotham nomination), Jack Goes Boating (IFP Spirit and Gotham nomination), American Gangster (SAG nomination), Fast and Furious, Public Enemies, Miami Vice, El Cantante, Pride and Glory, Before Night Falls and Carlito's Way, among others. Most recently he portrayed Turo Escalante in HBO's Luck.