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Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Tuesday's Connector: Andy Garcia

July 10th, 2010
04:57 PM ET

Andy Garcia made his name in films like "The Godfather: Part III",  "The Untouchables" and "When a Man Loves a Woman."

Andy Garcia is your Connector of the Day.

Andy Garcia is your Connector of the Day.

Born in Havana, Cuba, Garcia moved with his family to Miami after the failed Bay of Pigs invasion.

He went to hollywood soon after university and quickly won over casting directors.

Recently he's been most recognized for his portrayal of a tough-guy casino owner in the Ocean's 11 films.

Garcia has had garnered a lot of recognition for  his portrayal of a New York City correction's officer in the new film "City Island"

The film which also stars Emily Mortimer and Alan Arkin, is set in the Bronx and follows Garcia's character, Vince, as he tries to secretly pursue his passion for acting.

The film  won the Audience award at the Tribeca Film festival and also features Garcia's real life daughter.

Future Connector: Katie Price

July 10th, 2010
04:44 PM ET

Katie Price is a model, business woman and frequent tabloid obsession.

Katie Price is your Connector of the Day.

Katie Price is your Connector of the Day.

Born in Britain in 1978, Price, who was previously known as just Jordan, has become a controversial obsession for teenage girls around the country.

After a series of modelling and television gigs, Price appeared in the hit show "I'm a Celebrity...Get me Out of Here!" in which she met singer and future husband Peter Andre.

Their relationship became a national obsession and spawned shows such as the "Katie & Peter" series, When Jordan Met Peter and Jordan & Peter: Marriage and Mayhem.

The couple split more than a year ago and Price has recently married cage fighter, Alex Reid.

In addition to her television successes, price has written numerous best-selling books including three bestselling autobiographies.

And this month she is launching her singing career with her debut single.