Arturo Castro (actor)

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Arturo Castro
Arturo Castro.jpg
Castro in August 2016
Born (1985-11-26) November 26, 1985 (age 33)
NationalityGuatemalan
OccupationActor
Known forJaimé Castro on Broad City

Arturo Castro is a Guatemalan actor best known for his portrayal of Jaimé Castro on the Comedy Central series Broad City, and David Rodriguez on the Netflix series Narcos.

Career[edit]

Castro had hosted his own show on Guatemala’s national network called Conexion a year before moving to New York City where he met Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer and got the role of Jaime in Broad City.[1] Castro had one of the leading roles in Ang Lee's war drama Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, playing Marcellino “Mango” Montoya, a member of Billy Lynn's Bravo Squad.[2]

In 2017 Arturo landed a role as David Rodriguez, son of a Cali Cartel kingpin, in season 3 of the Netflix Series Narcos. He also played Jose in Bushwick, a film about 20-year-old Lucy and war veteran Stupe depending on each other for survival when a Texas military force invades their Brooklyn neighborhood. He currently stars in Comedy Central's Alternatino with Arturo Castro, a sketch comedy show centering on life as a modern Latino man.[3]

Select filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 “Adan” Miguel Correo Short film
2009 Taught to Hate Antonio Short film
2016 Ace the Case Juan
2016 Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk "Mango" Montoya
2017 Deidra & Laney Rob a Train McMillan
2017 Snatched Dr. Armando
2017 Brand New Old Love Charlie Cates
2017 Bushwick Jose
2019 Lady and the Tramp Marco Post-production
2020 The Informer Daniel Gomez Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009–2013 We Speak NYC Jorge / Fredy "Love and Money" & "The Storm"
2014–2019 Broad City Jaimé Castro
2015-2016 Alternatino Arturo Web series, 6 episodes
2017 No Activity Pedro 6 Episodes
2017 Narcos David Rodriguez 10 episodes
2019 Alternatino Arturo

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Castro, Arturo. "Who I Am - Arturo Castro". arturo-castro.com. Retrieved August 28, 2016.
  2. ^ Lane, Laura. "Arturo Castro: 5 Things to Know About Broad City's Breakout Roommate". people.com. Time Inc. Retrieved August 28, 2016.
  3. ^ https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/alternatino-arturo-castro-review-1219092

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