Al Santos (actor)

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Al Santos
Al Santos by David Shankbone.jpg
Al Santos at the premiere of Killer Movie, at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival
Born Alfredo Luis Santos
(1976-07-13) July 13, 1976 (age 37)
Holbrook, New York, US
Occupation Actor, Model, Producer, Writer
Years active 2000–present
Modeling information
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Website
Al Santos Online

Alfredo Luis "Al" Santos (born July 13, 1976)[1] is an American actor, producer and former model. Santos studied at Hunter College. He is best known for playing the character of Johnny Bishop in the WB TV series Grosse Pointe.

Career[edit]

Acting career[edit]

Santos is known for his character Dante Belasco in Jeepers Creepers 2[2] and also had starring roles in the television series The Help and Grosse Pointe.[3][4] He also made guest appearances on CSI: NY. Santos is also starring in the upcoming horror film Speed Demons, alongside Sticky Fingaz, Marina Sirtis, Terry Kiser and Angela Sarafyan, directed by Dan García.[5]

Santos is the president and founder of Stronghold Productions, Inc, an entertainment film company in Beverly Hills, California.[6]

Model career[edit]

Santos formerly modeled for the Ford Modeling Agency. He has modeled clothing for top fashion names such as Versace, Armani, Valentino, and Abercrombie & Fitch.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
2003 Jeepers Creepers 2 Dante Belasco
2006 Mustang Sally Ryan Lead Cast
2007 Lost Signal/Dead of Winter Kevin Healy Lead Role
2007 American Gangster Alfredo Luis Santos (Mechanic) Small Role
2008 Killer Movie Luke
2009 2 Dudes and a Dream Chucky Stevenson
2011 Love Is a Hurtin' Thing: The Lou Rawls Story Marlon Brando Lead Role
writer
pre-production
2011 Geezas Paul Small Role
co-producer
post-production
2012 Speed Demons Chance
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2000–2001 Grosse Pointe Johnny Bishop /
Brad Johnson
17 episodes
Lead Role
2001 Nash Bridges Mattew – Cassidy Bridges boy (uncredited)
2 episodes
2001 That's Life Peter 1 episode
2004 The Help Ollie, the Chauffeur 7 episode
Mayor Role
2007-8 CSI: NY Ollie Barnes 2 episodes

Personal life[edit]

Santos has two sisters and two brothers: Chris and Patrick Santos, both actors and models. His mother is named Nancy Santos. Al says that he loves to spend time with his family and friends, as well as snowboarding, hanging out at the beach and is an avid dog lover. He has two dogs, a Rottweiler and a Labrador Retriever.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AlSantos.DE – Your only source for model Al Santos". Al Santos Online. 
  2. ^ Da Silva Villarrubia, Santiago Katriel. "Jeepers Creepers 2 Cast & Director". Yahoo! Movies. Retrieved November 27, 2012. 
  3. ^ Da Silva Villarrubia, Santiago Katriel (March 5, 2004). "TELEVISION REVIEW; Upstairs, Downstairs in the Crass Class War". Virginia Heffernan. The New York Times. Retrieved November 26, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Grosse Pointe – Complete Series hits store shelves in February", TVShowsOnDVD.com
  5. ^ "Speed Demons (2012)". Dread Central. April 4, 2012. Retrieved November 27, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Al Santos of StrongHold Productions Inc.". 
  7. ^ "AlSantos.DE – Your only source for model Al Santos". Al Santos Online. 

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