Lateef Crowder dos Santos
Lateef Crowder dos Santos
|Partner(s)||Andressa Vallotti (2009-2013)|
Lateef Crowder dos Santos (born November 23, 1977) is an American actor, stuntman, and martial artist. As a member of the ZeroGravity stunt team since 2000, he has been featured in multiple internet short videos and demo reels, such as Inmate 451. An experienced capoeira practitioner, he started training in martial arts when he was 6 years old.
Born in Salvador, Bahia. He moved to San Jose, California, at the age of four. With great experience and training in Capoeira, taught by his father and gymnasts, he became an international competitor and became a member of the Zero Gravity Stunt Team. Today he is an inactive member. Lateef has since been working on his own acting career.
Santos is best known for his appearance in Tom-Yum-Goong (known in North America as The Protector), using Capoeira in a fight scene with Tony Jaa. Due to an injury to his achilles tendon, the scene was cut short, but he has since recovered, and was featured in the martial arts feature, Duel of Legends, released in 2007. Due to his Capoeira skills and resemblance to the character, Lateef Crowder played the role of Eddy Gordo in the Tekken feature film. He has also featured in Undisputed 3 which stars Scott Adkins and Mykel Jenkins. Directed by Isaac Florentine and also stars in the Kevin Tancharoen directed short film Mortal Kombat: Rebirth.
In 2009, Lateef dated Brazilian model Andressa Vallotti, the couple had 3 children and separated in 2013.
|2008||Yeah Sure Okay||Yellow|
|Beyond the Ring||Taekwondo student #1|
|Ninja Cheerleaders||Karate Bully|
|The Twilight Saga: New Moon||Santiago|
|Once Fallen||Santos Lobos|
|Duel of Legends||Fighter|
|2010||Fading of the Cries||Sylathus|
|The Book of Eli||Highjacker #3||Stunts|
|Undisputed 3||Andrago Silva (The Brazilian Fighter)|
|The Twilight Saga: Eclipse||Santiago|
|Mortal Kombat: Rebirth||Alan Zane/Baraka|
|2011||Supah Ninjas||Bass (The Rhymer's Henchman)||Episode: Pilot/Stunts|
|Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3||Stunts, motion capture||Video Game/Stunts|
|The Girl from the Naked Eye||Maximillion, Stunts||Stunts|
|2012||The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2||Santiago|
|2014||Falcon Rising||Carlo Bororo|
|2016||Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice||KG Beast Man|
|2017||Boone: The Bounty Hunter||Juan Cardoza|
- Lateef Crowder dos Santos on IMDb
- Video demo reel at WushuCentral.com
- Biography at USA Gymnastics
- Biography at ZeroGravity Stunts
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