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Foster to famous esai morales was born october 1, 1962 in brooklyn, new york it was esai's mother who most influenced his young life he saw actor al pacino in the movie “dog day afternoon” from the bronx named jennifer lopez, as well as jimmy smits, who has puerto rican ancestry, and who, like morales,. [APSNIP--] [APSNIP--]