Argentine actors who were born in 1979

Here are 6 famous actors from Argentina were born in 1979:

Leonardo Nam

Leonardo Nam (November 1, 1979 Buenos Aires-) a.k.a. Leo is an Argentine actor.

He is best known for his roles as Felix Lutz in "Westworld," Brian McBrian in "The Perfect Score," and Roy Lee in "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift." Nam began his acting career in the late 1990s, appearing in various television shows and movies. He gained critical acclaim for his portrayal of a troubled teenager in the film "The Sisterhood of Night" and for his role as Nguyen in the award-winning film "Memento." Nam has also made appearances in popular shows such as "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." In addition to acting, Nam is involved in various charitable organizations and has been recognized for his philanthropic efforts.

Lucas Akoskin

Lucas Akoskin (April 25, 1979 Buenos Aires-) is an Argentine film producer and actor. He has one child, Matteo V. Akoskin.

Lucas Akoskin began his career as a producer with the film "The Prices of Heaven" in 1997. Since then, he has produced several films including "Los Marziano" (2011), "The Last Elvis" (2012), and "Happy Hour" (2015). In addition to producing, Akoskin has also appeared in several films as an actor such as "XXY" (2007), "The Aura" (2005) and "Silencio" (2018).

Akoskin is the CEO of the production company, K&S Films, which he founded in 2008. The company has produced several award-winning films including "The Secret in Their Eyes" (2009), which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2010.

Apart from filmmaking, Akoskin actively supports social and environmental causes. He is known for his dedication to the conservation of the Patagonian Sea and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Marine and Coastal Cluster in Argentina. Akoskin also actively supports the non-profit organization, Fundación Ciudad Limpia, which advocates for a cleaner and more sustainable environment.

Gabriel Grieco

Gabriel Grieco (May 25, 1979 Buenos Aires-) is an Argentine actor, film director, film editor, screenwriter and film producer.

He is best known for his work in the horror and thriller genres. Grieco began his career in the entertainment industry as an actor, starring in several television shows and films. After gaining experience in front of the camera, he shifted his focus to working behind the scenes.

Grieco made his directorial debut with the horror film “Still Life” in 2013, which was well received by critics and audiences alike. He went on to direct several other successful horror films, including “Hipersomnia” and “Nocturna”. In addition to directing, Grieco also works as a film editor, screenwriter, and producer.

His work as a filmmaker has been recognized with several awards, including the Best Film Award at the Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre Festival for “Hipersomnia” and the Best Director Award at the Morbido Film Fest for “Nocturna”. Grieco continues to be an important figure in the Argentine film industry and his films have gained international acclaim.

Juan Pablo Di Pace

Juan Pablo Di Pace (July 25, 1979 Buenos Aires-) a.k.a. Juan Pablo DePace, Juan Pablo DiPace or Juan Pablo di Pace is an Argentine actor, model and film director.

He is best known for his role as Fernando in the popular Netflix series, Fuller House, and as Petros in the 2016 film, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Di Pace began his acting career in Argentina, starring in several popular soap operas before transitioning to the United States. In addition to his acting and directing work, Di Pace is also a talented musician, releasing a self-titled album in 2006. He is known for his fluency in multiple languages, including Spanish, English, Italian, and French, and has been recognized for his work in promoting Latinx representation in the entertainment industry. In 2020, he competed on the American reality TV show, Dancing with the Stars.

Santiago Pedrero

Santiago Pedrero (February 27, 1979 Isidro Casanova-) also known as Santiago Pablo Pedrero is an Argentine actor.

Pedrero began his acting journey in the early 2000s with minor roles in Argentine television shows. In 2006, he gained recognition with his portrayal of Abel in the series "Montecristo". Pedrero continued to have a successful career in television, appearing in popular shows such as "Los Simuladores" and "Los Exitosos Pells".

In addition to his television work, Pedrero has also appeared in several Argentine films, including "Un Novio para mi Mujer" and "It's Not You, It's Me". He has also worked as a voice actor, lending his voice to characters in the Spanish dubbed versions of animated films such as "Hotel Transylvania" and "The Nut Job".

Outside of acting, Pedrero is also a musician and plays bass in a band called Blues Motel. He is also actively involved in charity work, supporting organizations that promote education and animal welfare.

Ezequiel Tronconi

Ezequiel Tronconi (December 5, 1979 Buenos Aires-) is an Argentine actor.

He studied drama at the Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón and made his acting debut in 2001 in the film "No Film". Tronconi gained recognition for his role as Gabriel in the TV series "Los Simuladores" (2002-2003) and has since appeared in numerous Argentine films and TV shows. He is also a theater actor, having performed in several productions including "La Venganza de la Petra" and "Vestuario de Gala". In addition to acting, Tronconi is also a screenwriter, having co-written the film "La Sangre en el Cuerpo". He has won several awards for his performances, including the Silver Condor for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film "Los Marziano" (2011).

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