48 years well spent
Pedro Pascal was born on April 2, 1975 in Santiago, Chile. His parents were supporters of Salvador Alllende and were part of the opposition to the dictator Augusto Pinochet. After the military coup d’état, his family had to go into exile when Pascal was only 9 months old, ending up in the United States.
New York and the world of acting
Pascal grew up in San Antonio (Texas) and Orange County (California). In 1993, at the age of 18, he moved to New York, where he studied drama at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Pascal has appeared in well-known TV series such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Good Wife, Graceland and Homeland. But his moment of truth came in 2013, when he was hired to play Oberyn Martell, the «Red Viper», in the fourth season of the famous HBO series Game of Thrones.
Javier Peña in Narcos
Pedro Pascal played the role of DEA agent Javier Peña in the Netflix series Narcos. His face was becoming more recognizable to TV series fans every day.
Pascal was one of the stars of Kingsman: The Golden Circle, in addition to landing the role of the mercenary Pero Tovar in The Great Wall, starring Matt Damon.
Theater, his other passion
Pascal has also stood out during his professional career for his work in the theater, with appearances in Off-Broadway plays such as Maple and Vine, Old Comedy and Macbeth.
Close friend of actor Oscar Isaac
Pascal and Oscar Isaac have a great friendship. They met in 2005, when they worked together in a play, and since then they have been inseparable.
The Last of Us, his consecration
As if his role in The Mandalorian was not enough, the premiere of the first season of The Last of Us on HBO has turned out to be his great consecration worldwide. Pascal is, without a doubt, one of the most valued actors by the public today.
Strong advocate for LGBT rights
Pedro’s sister, Lux Pascal, is an actress and transgender activist. The actor has always been a fervent supporter of LGBT rights.
Third season of The Mandalorian
We’re all looking forward to seeing him again in the third season of The Mandalorian, which premieres today on Disney+.