HOUSTON (FOX 26) - Grammy® Award winner Ricky Martin, known for thrilling fans with his energetic live concert performances, will be portraying Antonio D'Amico, the lover of fashion designer Gianni Versace, in the FX series "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story."
The limited series revisits the 1997 murder of Gianni Versace (portrayed by Edgar Ramirez) in Miami at the hands of serial killer Andrew Cunanan (portrayed by Darren Criss). Penelope Cruz will portray the infamous Donatella Versace.
The role for Martin will mark his return to acting. He portrayed Miguel Morez on "General Hospital" from 1994 until 1995 and appeared on an episode of "Glee" in 2012.
Martin's career has included the Broadway stage and he is the author of several books. He continues his philanthropic work with The Ricky Martin Foundation, an organization that advocates for the well-being of children around the globe in critical areas such as social justice, education and health.