Santiago Cabrera

South American-born actor Santiago Cabrera originally planned to pursue a career as a professional soccer player prior to discovering his love for acting. Classically trained on the stages of the U.K.'s Drama Centre ... Read more »
Born: 05/04/1978

Filmography

Actor (17)

The Musketeers 2013 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

The Call of the Sea 2014 (Movie)

Simon (Actor)

Alcatraz 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dexter 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

For Greater Glory 2012 (Movie)

Father Vega (Actor)

Covert Affairs 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

Merlin 2009, 2011 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Life of Fish 2011 (Movie)

(Actor)

Heroes 2006 - 2007, 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Che: Part One 2008 (Movie)

Camillo Cienfuegos (Actor)

Che: Part Two 2008 (Movie)

Camillo Cienfuegos (Actor)

2007 NCLR Alma Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

Haven 2006 (Movie)

Gene (Actor)

Love and Other Disasters 2006 (Movie)

Paolo Sarmiento (Actor)

ShakespeaRe-Told 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Empire 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Hemingway & Gellhorn (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

South American-born actor Santiago Cabrera originally planned to pursue a career as a professional soccer player prior to discovering his love for acting. Classically trained on the stages of the U.K.'s Drama Centre London, Cabrera first appeared onscreen in British television productions like "MI-5" (BBC, 2002-06). He entered the U.S. market as Octavius, the successor to Julius Caesar (Colm Feore), in the big-budget historical miniseries "Empire" (ABC, 2005), before landing a prime spot on the much-hyped superhero adventure "Heroes" (NBC, 2006-2010). Although Cabrera's character - the drug-addicted, future-painting Isaac - was killed off near the end of the show's first season, the actor went on to laudable work in such projects as director Steven Soderbergh's revolutionary biopic "Che" (2008) and as brave Sir Lancelot in the U.K. fantasy series "Merlin" (BBC, 2008- ). Efforts like "The Life of Fish" (2010) and the made-for-cable biopic "Hemingway & Gellhorn" (HBO, 2012) provided the actor with opportunities to display his formidable talent in lower-key dramas. More than just a pretty face and equally adept at period epics or nuanced character studies, Cabrera remained a young star on the rise.

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