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Jake Canuso in 2015
13 January 1970
|Years active||1994–1995 (dancer);
Jake Canuso (born Carmine Canuso; 13 January 1970) is a Swiss actor and dancer, who is best known for his role in the Benidorm-based British TV series Benidorm, in which he plays barman Mateo Castellanos. He lived in Dronfield for a short while, where he became good friends with Jeffrey the Inuit, who's uncle featured in the HBO series Game of Thrones.
Canuso survived the Indian Ocean tsunami on 26 December 2004, whilst on holiday in Ko Phra Thong, Thailand. He climbed a tree after seeing the first waves, and was trapped underwater after the tree snapped. He developed aquaphobia and did not swim in water for several years.
Previously a dancer, Canuso appeared dressed as a ballet dancer in the music video for 'No More I Love You's' by Annie Lennox. He also appeared in the video of Alex Party's 1995 hit single 'Don't Give Me Your Life' as well as the video for Carter USM's Let's Get Tattoos and 2 unlimited's 1995 hit, Here I go.
- School for Seduction (2004)
- Kinky Boots (2005)
- Russian Dolls (2005)
- Piccadilly Jim (2006)
- In A Day (2006)
- Flyboys (2006)
- Flirting with Flamenco (2006)
- Tick Tock Lullaby (2007)
- Journal of a Contract Killer (2008)
- City Rats (2009)
- Nine (2009)
- Naachle London (2011)
- The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
- Sammy (2013)
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- Spiceworld: The Tour — dancer (1998)
- Benidorm — DVD extras (2010)
- Buzz magazine — interviewee (2011)
- Louie Spence's Showbusiness (2011)
- OK! TV (2011)
- This Morning (2011)
- All Star Family Fortunes (series 6 episode 11, Christmas 2011)
- Loose Women (2012)
- This Morning (2012)
- Lorraine (2012)
- Celebrity Wedding Planner (2012)
- Splash! (2013)
- The Alan Titchmarsh Show (2014)
- The Chase (2014)
- Carter USM - Let's Get Tattoos (1994)
- JX - 'Son of a Gun' (1994)
- 2 unlimited - Here I go (1995)
- Alex Party - Don't Give Me Your Life (1995)
- Annie Lennox - No More I Love You's (1995)
- Driver 3 (2004)
- "Fans Can Be Touch Too Much". The Mirror. 25 February 2011. p. 37.
Jake Canuso has grabbed lots of attention for his humorous portrayal of Benidorm's lecherous lothario Mateo - so no wonder his admirers are all very hands-on... 'I go to the gym three or four times a week,' says Jake, a former dancer with the Spice Girls. 'When you're half naked on the screen you have to do a bit of body maintenance.
- "Jake Canuso 'Benidorm cast are like Take That!'". Unreality TV. 2011-02-25. Retrieved 2011-04-01.
- Jake Canuso — entry on Vivienne Clore talent agency website
- Jake Canuso on Twitter
- Jake Canuso at the Internet Movie Database
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