Danny Pardo

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Danny Pardo
Danny Pardo at the Planes Fire and Rescue Premiere.jpg
Pardo (age 42) at the premiere of Planes: Fire and Rescue (2014).
Born (1971-11-15) 15 November 1971 (age 46)
Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America
Residence Los Angeles, California
Occupation Actor
Years active September 2003 - present
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)

Danny Pardo (born 15 November 1971) is an Argentinian-born movie, TV, and voiceover actor living in Los Angeles. He became an international star in 2015 with his role as Padre Martin in the Argentinian-produced telenovela Entre Canibales (Among Cannibals).[1]

Pardo is perhaps best known in the US for his roles in Planes: Fire & Rescue (2014),[2] Prison Break (2007),[3] and The Shield (2002).[4]

Biography[edit]

Danny Pardo (age 36) with Michael Chiklis on the set of The Shield (2008).
Danny Pardo (age 44) with director Juan Jose Campanella (2016).

Pardo was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America, and he can trace his family roots back to Italy, Spain, and Yugoslavia.[5] He received degrees in marketing and business in Argentina before moving to Miami, Florida, United States, in January 2001 to run an import business. In September 2003, he switched to acting, and booked his first commercial, for the Florida lottery, one month later.[citation needed]

After building a strong base in Miami in commercials and as a host on E! Entertainment Latin America's Vidas Bonitas and a reporter for Univision, Pardo moved to Los Angeles in 2005, where his career took off. He landed recurring roles on the hit TV shows Prison Break, 24, and The Shield, as well as the movies Pretty Obsession (2012) and Counterpunch (2014). He speaks Spanish, English, Portuguese, and Italian fluently, and has performed in all of these languages.[5]

Pardo's breakthrough role came in February 2015, when he was cast by Juan Jose Campanella, director of the Oscar winner The Secret in Their Eyes (2010), to play Padre Martin in the hit Argentinian telenovela Entre Canibales. The popularity of the series has made him a star in his native Argentina and throughout South America.[6][7][8]

Pardo and Campanella got the chance to work together again when Pardo guest-starred in an episode of the TV show Colony (2017).[9]

Pardo has also done voiceover work for movies, TV, and video games, including The Cleveland Show,[10] Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and Grand Theft Auto V. In 2014, he voiced the character Blackout in Disney's Planes: Fire & Rescue.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007 La Vida por un Rato de Placer Director Medico
2009 La Vida Detras de la Puerta Richard
2011 Double Tap Tito
2012 Monte Reve Eduardo Branco
2012 Pretty Obsession Rebecca's Dad
2012 Halloween Party Cole/Pirate
2013 Crosshairs Acturo
2013 Dancing on a Dry Salt Lake Guido
2014 Counterpunch Benjamin Portillo
2014 Planes: Fire & Rescue Blackout (voice)
2015 Violence Sean
2015 The Martial Arts Kid Officer Vega
2015 The Grid: Zombie Outlet Maul Mane, Utility Supervisor (voice)
2016 Sanctuary Sam
2017 Palm Swings Michael Griffith
2017 Ti Amo Speciale Gianni Conte
2019 Nicole & O.J. Geraldo Rivera

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Prisionera Raul 1 episode
2004-2005 Anita, No Te Rajes! Aldo Mangiacavallo 4 episodes
2005 Decisiones Alfredo 2 episodes
2007 24 CTU Officer 2 episodes
2007 Prison Break Panamanian Commander 2 episodes
2008 The Shield Cartel Driver 2 episodes
2008 Hacienda Heights Father Pascal 3 episodes
2007-2009 Secretos Eduardo/Bruno Roberti 2 episodes
2009 Oh La La, I Speak French! TV Miniseries
2010 All My Children Brazilian Businessman 1 episode
2011 Illegal Don Q series regular
2011 Misadventures of the Unemployed Officer "Turf Wars"
2011 No Me Hallo Richard series regular
2011 MID: Murder Investigation Unit Det. Mario Trujio series regular
2012 Girls of Sunset Place Rocco Verducci 3 episodes
2012 Actor's Day in LA Detective "Elements of a TV Pilot Pitch"
2012 Sos mi hombre Moderator 1 episode
2013 Disque Santo Antonio Antonio Santos "Ele, o homem perfeito"
2012-2013 The Cleveland Show Announcer/Poet 2 episodes
2013 Madame Oola Mystery Series Lt. Kantanis TV Movie
2013 Murphy's Law Roberta "Natural Woman"
2014 Oh La La, Hollywood Speaks French! Pablo de la Barca series regular
2014 My Crazy Ex Priest Antonio "Gone Viral"
2015 Deadly Sins Jose Barco "Miami Con & Swindle"
2015 Entre Canibales Padre Martin series regular
2016 Escape the Night David Santos "Did Someone Call for an Exorcist?"
2017 Colony Argentinian Delegate 1 episode

Videogames[edit]

Year Title Role
2012 Call of Duty: Black Ops II Additional Voices
2013 Grand Theft Auto V' Transvestite

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cannibals, 2015-05-20, retrieved 2016-09-23 
  2. ^ Gannaway, Roberts (2014-07-18), Planes: Fire & Rescue, retrieved 2016-09-23 
  3. ^ Prison Break, 2005-08-29, retrieved 2016-09-23 
  4. ^ The Shield, 2002-03-12, retrieved 2016-09-23 
  5. ^ a b "home page". 2016-07-28. Retrieved 2016-09-23. 
  6. ^ "Conocé quien es Danny Pardo, el padre Martin de "Entre caníbales" | Diario Digital Sobre El Negocio Del Espectaculo". laubfal.com. Retrieved 2016-09-23. 
  7. ^ "Danny Pardo, el ángel guardián de Natalia Oreiro". Retrieved 2016-09-23. 
  8. ^ ""Oreiro hacía chistes sobre su romance con Vicuña"". Diarioshow. Retrieved 2016-09-23. 
  9. ^ "Juan José Campanella y Danny Pardo, dos argentinos en el set de Colony". Retrieved 2016-09-23. 
  10. ^ The Cleveland Show, 2009-09-01, retrieved 2016-09-23 

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