Sergio Luiz Pereira|
July 15, 1960
Além Paraíba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
United States |
Sérgio Luiz Pereira, stagename Sergio Kato (born July 15, 1960) is a Brazilian-American actor, television host, comedian and former martial artist. He found greater fame in his hometown of Rio de Janeiro, after a stage play at the Scala Rio music venue. Since them, Kato have been working for a number of advertising campaigns, TV shows and films.
Still young, in 1982 he served the Brazilian Air Force, than in 1985 he moved to the United States. After studying English at California High School, he studied at the University of California in Los Angeles, where he received a diploma from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. In similar fashion, the movie industry changes rapidly, many projects in Europe and the USA.
Cinema and TV career
Kato' first TV appearance came in 1976. His first film was Bete Balanço, in 1984, where he played a dancer. He wanted to move from a ballet dancer to acting, finally achieving it when he was chosen to play the role of a cab driver in the Brenda Starr film with Brooke Shields. Later he played a bartender together with Tracey Birdsall-Smith, on the film I Might Even Love You.
In January 1993, just weeks after leaving back to California from Japan, Kato was reading several new scripts for future films, one of them being the Only the Strong, an action drama film with Mark Dacascos, written and directed by Sheldon Lettich.
Sergio Kato signed with modeling agency in New York City, appeared in ads for Calvin Klein with Dylan Bruno and modeled in Paris, Japan and Milan. His modeling career also includes modeling for Polo Ralph Lauren, Georgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Timex etc.
|1983||Viva o Gordo|
|1986||Miami Vice||Nelson Oramus|
|1991||One Life to Live||Tom|
|1991||The Golden Girls|
|1993||A Different World|
|1996||The Adventures of Shirley Holmes||Jay Cash|
|1997||Madame le consul||Le chauffeur|
|1999||The West Wing||D.C. Cop|
|2001||Mala Racha||Sergio Pereira|
|2001||Casseta & Planeta Urgente||Paulinho|
|2002||Wildfire 7: The Inferno||Dan||TV Movie|
|2003||Las Vegas||Casino Dealer|
|2007–2008||Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!||Himself|
|2008||Faça Sua História||Nelso|
|2008||Breaking Bad||DEA Agent Tom|
|2009||Two and a Half Men||Geno|
|2009||Angel and the Bad Man||Gunman 4||TV Movie|
|2010||Law & Order: LA||Officer Toni|
|2012||As Brasileiras||Rico Sini|
|Denotes films that have not yet been released|
|1978||Se Segura, Malandro!||Antonio|
|1980||O Convite ao Prazer||Castilho|
|1983||The Day After||Detective|
|1984||Os Trapalhões e o Mágico de Oróz||Sergio Pereira|
|1985||Kiss of the Spider Woman||Molina's Friend|
|1993||Only the Strong|
|1998||I Might Even Love You||Bartender|
|2009||Diablo Mountain||Short film|
|2011||Say no to drugs||Short film|
|2012||Al Pereira vs. the Alligator Ladies||Nestor|
|2014||Dawn of the Planet of the Apes|
|Big Stone Gap||Steve|
|Stunt Games||Agent Duke|
|Ashes of Eden||Rodriguez|
|The Rally 2: Breaking the Curse||Filming|
|A Conspiracy on Jekyll Island|
|Terminator Genisys||Guerrilla Officer|
|2016||Suicide Squad||Hispanic Man||post-production|
|Jekyll Island||Secret Service Agent|
|Hail, Caesar!||Roman Officer|
- "Sergio Kato – A Natural Performer". thisis50.com. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
- ""Sérgio Kato", Acteur "Jiu Jitsu Brésilien". Martial-Arts-Film". Youtube. Retrieved 28 September 2014.
- UOL Mais > SergioKatoArts
- Sergio Kato – Biography – IMDb
- Sergio Kato ~ APBusca
- "Für die Liebe: Brasilianischer Action-Held lernt in Rostock". Ostsee-Zeitung. Retrieved 6 January 2014.
- UOL Mais > Ator Sergio Kato – A Entrevista
- 70 Anos de Cinema | BETE BALANÇO (1984)
- A Young Portuguese Taxi Driver – Sergio Pereira – Brenda Starr – Filmes Online – EnterPlay
- Sergio Pereira – EnterPlay Filmes Online
- A Indomada (TV Series 1997– ) – Full Cast & Crew – IMDb
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