Efren Ramirez

Actor
Despite a number of television and movie appearances, Efren Ramirez captured the public eye with his understated supporting performance in the 2004 cult favorite, "Napoleon Dynamite. " His face and his character took ... Read more »
Born: 10/02/1973 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Actor (38)

The Grinder 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

TripTank 2016 (Tv Show)

Voice

Constantine 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Endgame 2015 (Movie)

Coach Alvarado (Actor)

LA 2014 (Movie)

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School Dance 2014 (Movie)

El Matador (Actor)

Casa De Mi Padre 2012 (Movie)

Esteban (Actor)

Napoleon Dynamite 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Voice

The 2009 Alma Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

Crank: High Voltage 2009 (Movie)

Venus (Actor)

Gamer 2009 (Movie)

DJ (Actor)

Heroes Among Us: The 2009 Hero Awards 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

Celebrity Rap Superstar 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

I Love the New Millennium 2007 - 2008 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Pool Boys 2008 (Movie)

Hector (Actor)

America's Next Top Model 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Reel Comedy: Employee of the Month 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Scrubs 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

All You've Got 2005 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Crank 2006 (Movie)

Kaylo (Actor)

Employee of the Month 2006 (Movie)

Jorge (Actor)

Ratko: The Dictator's Son 2006 (Movie)

Ratko Volvic (Actor)

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2005 (Tv Show)

Guest

Napoleon Dynamite 2004 (Movie)

Pedro (Actor)

ER 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

Judging Amy 2003 (Tv Show)

Actor

King Cobra 2000 (Movie)

Teen Boy (Actor)

missing pieces 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Adios East Los 1998 (Movie)

Kitchen Worker (Actor)

Rave 1998 (Movie)

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Dangerous Minds 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Race 1997 (Movie)

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Relativity 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor

Kazaam 1996 (Movie)

Carlos (Actor)

Jury Duty 1995 (Movie)

Pirate Pete's Employee (Actor)

Nothing Sacred (TV Show)

Actor

Walkout (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Despite a number of television and movie appearances, Efren Ramirez captured the public eye with his understated supporting performance in the 2004 cult favorite, "Napoleon Dynamite. " His face and his character took the zeitgeist by storm, as the phrase, "Vote for Pedro" graced T-shirts across the country.

Relationships

Iyari Limon Actor

Wife
Married briefly c. 1998, before their marriage was annulled

EDUCATION

The Laura Henry Studio

Santa Monica , California
Graduated from the conservatory program

The Theatre of Arts

Los Angeles , California

Milestones

2012

Appeared opposite Will Ferrell in Spanish-language comedy "Casa de mi Padre"

2011

Reprised role of Pedro as a voiceover on animated series "Napoleon Dynamite" (Fox)

2009

Once again co-starred with Jason Statham in "Crank 2: High Voltage"

2006

Co-starred with Dane Cook in the comedy "Employee of the Month"

2006

Played Jason Statham's flamboyant sidekick in the action thriller "Crank"

2005

Cast in the remake of Alfred Hitchcock's "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" opposite Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

2004

Breakthrough role as title character's best friend Pedro in the quirky comedy "Napoleon Dynamite"; co-starred Jon Heder and directed by Jared Hess

2001

Played a street hustler in Nick Castle's "Delivering Milo," which starred Albert Finney

2000

Landed recurring roles on Disney Channel's "Even Stevens" and Fox's "Boston Public"

2000

Starred opposite the late James Coburn in "Missing Pieces"

1997

Starred opposite Paul Rodriguez in "The Race," directed by Tom Musca

1996

Cast in "Kazaam," starring Shaquille O'Neal and helmed by Paul Michael Glaser

1996

Made first television appearance on the ABC drama "Relativity"

1995

Made film debut as a Pirate Pete's employee in "Jury Duty," which starred Pauly Shore

Began performing at age thirteen with "The Theatre of Arts" at The Hollywood Bowl, The Complex Theatre, and The Tiffany Theatre

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