Juan Pablo Di Pace

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Juan Pablo Di Pace
Born (1979-07-25) July 25, 1979 (age 37)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Occupation Actor, singer, director
Years active 2005–present

Juan Pablo Di Pace (born July 25, 1979) is an Argentine actor, singer and director.[1] Di Pace began his career in United Kingdom, performing in a number of musicals and appearing in films like Survival Island (2005) and Mamma Mia! (2008), and later moved to Spain, starring in several television series from 2009 to 2013. In 2014, Di Pace began starring as Nicolas Treviño in the TNT drama series Dallas. Starting in 2016, he played the role of Kimmy Gibbler's estranged husband, Fernando, on Fuller House, the sequel series to Full House.

Life and career[edit]

Di Pace was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and moved to Spain when he was 12. He lived in London for 10 years.[2] He speaks fluent Spanish, Italian, and English. At 17 he was awarded a scholarship from the United World College of the Adriatic in Duino, Trieste, Italy and later studied theatre at the London Studio Centre. Prior to joining the big screen, he appeared in the London musical Chicago and fronted posters for the production shown all over the United Kingdom. He also played the role of Danny Zuko in the Trieste production of Grease in Italy, partly directed by Di Pace. For two years, he was Tony Manero in the 2009-2010 Spanish production of Saturday Night Fever in Madrid, produced by Stage Entertainment which won him critical acclaim by the European press. In 2011-12 he starred in the original Spanish production of Más de cien mentiras produced by Drive Entertainment.[3]

Di Pace has made several appearances on British television, such as BBC One comedy The Catherine Tate Show, BBC One film Aftersun, BBC One series New Tricks and BBC Scotland soap River City, which he joined in 2005 playing the character of Luca Rossi.[4] His on-screen debut was in the 2005 film Survival Island.[5] He is also featured in Mamma Mia! (2008).

Upon moving to Spain he played regular roles in TV series such as Supercharly, Angel o Demonio, Los Hombres de Paco, 90-60-90, and El Don de Alba. In 2011 he starred in the final season of Física o Química,. Di Pace also starred in the video for the 2004 Eric Prydz hit "Call On Me". In the video, he is the only man amongst a group of women in an aerobics class. He also directed and starred in the sequel What a Feeling by Hughes Corporation in 2006, which is loosely based on dance sequences from Flashdance and Dirty Dancing. In 2008 he directed a music video for Katie Melua, in which he appears opposite his sister, María Victoria Di Pace.[citation needed] In 2009 he appeared on the videoclip "Time Is Running Out" by Muse.

In 2013, Di Pace was cast as series regular billionaire businessman Nicolás Treviño for season 3 of the TNT drama series Dallas [6][7][8]. In 2016, Di Pace appears in a recurring role as Fernando, the flamboyant ex-husband of Kimmy Gibbler on the Netflix series Fuller House.[9] Starting in Season 2 he was promoted from recurring to main cast member.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Piccadilly Jim Ben Uncredited
2005 Survival Island Manuel Alternate title: Three
2008 Mamma Mia! Petros
2009 Tutti intorno a Linda
2014 Fuera de foco Marcos
2016 After the Reality Dunkin

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2005 New Tricks Antonio Episode: "Fluke of Luck"
2005 Mile High Vito Garcia Episode: "2.23"
2005–06 River City Luca Rossi Recurring role (2 episodes)
2006 Aftersun Felipe TV Movie
2006 The Catherine Tate Show Salsa Dancer Episode: "1951-2006"
2009 Los hombres de Paco Carlo Episode: "Todos los planes de Lucas Fernández"
2010 Supercharly Recurring role (5 episodes)
2011 Ángel o demonio Episode: "El demonio de los celos"
2011 Física o Química Xavi López Recurring role (7 episodes)
2013 El don de Alba Víctor Recurring role (4 episodes)
2013 Camp Miguel Santos Recurring role (5 episodes)
2013 Rubenesque Hernandez TV Movie
2014 Dallas Nicolas Treviño Main cast (15 episodes)
2015 A.D. The Bible Continues Jesus Christ Recurring role (5 episodes)
2015 Tango Americano Tango singer TV Miniseries
2016 Rosewood Antonio Espada Episode: "Silkworms y Silencio"
2016–17 Fuller House Fernando Hernandez-Guerrero Main cast (21 episodes)
2017 Angie Tribeca Ricardo Vasquez Episode: "Welcome Back, Blotter"
2017 Carlos Gardel the King of Tango Carlos Gardel Main role (in production)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Juan Pablo Di Pace". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ Gonzalez, Maricela. "'Dallas': Josh Henderson and EP Cynthia Cidre preview a wild season 3 | Inside TV | EW.com". Insidetv.ew.com. Retrieved 2014-02-25. 
  3. ^ "Entrevista Juan Pablo Di Pace - Más De 100 Mentiras". YouTube. 2011-11-14. Retrieved 2014-02-25. 
  4. ^ Paul English. "From River City to Dallas: Former Shieldinch star Juan Pablo Di Pace set for starring role in oil barons' soap". Daily Record. Retrieved 2013-10-31. 
  5. ^ Jonathan Trout Updated 24 April 2006 (2006-04-24). "Movies - review - Three". BBC. Retrieved 2013-10-31. 
  6. ^ "'Dallas': Juan Pablo di Pace Joins Season 3". Hollywoodreporter.com. 2011-11-17. Retrieved 2013-10-31. 
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (1970-01-01). "TNT's 'Falling Skies' & 'Dallas' Add Regulars". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2013-10-31. 
  8. ^ ' + data.results.personName + '. "'Dallas' Season 3: 'Camp's' Juan Pablo Di Pace takes on the Ewings - Zap2it". Blog.zap2it.com. Retrieved 2013-10-31. 
  9. ^ http://tvline.com/2015/10/06/fuller-house-spoilers-kimmy-ex-husband-juan-pablo-di-pace-cast/

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