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Arturo Castro Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Family

Arturo Castro Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth November 26, 1985
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Eye Color Dark Brown

Arturo Castro is a Guatemalan actor, voice artist, writer, and producer who is known for having been cast as Jaimé Castro in the television sitcom Broad City, David Rodríguez in the crime drama television series Narcos, Pedro in the comedy television series No Activity, Diego in the comedy series Flipped, Victor in the comedy-drama television series Mr. Corman, and Pablo Escobar in the biographical musical parody film Weird: The Al Yankovic Story. His film credits also include Looking for Palladin, Taught to Hate, The Likes of Us, How to Come HomeCuando ya no me quieras, Behind Closed DoorsHeaven Is Waiting, Tiempo al tiempo, The Troy Shawn Welcome StorySun Belt Express, Dating and New York, Fair LawnApparition, Come Home RaquelYi’s Story, Indigo Children, Vivir Asi, Yes Day, Vicky & Jonny, Ghost Story ClubRailway SpineBilly Lynn’s Long Halftime WalkThe Broken Hearts Gallery, Deidra & Laney Rob a TrainBushwickSnatchedBrand New Old LoveThe Informer, Lady and the Tramp, Semper FiMolli and Max in the Future, and The Menu. In addition to that, Arturo Castro has also been a part of a variety of other television shows such as We Speak NYC, Lady BusinessThe Good Wife, Elena of AvalorSilicon ValleyAmerican Dad!At Home with Amy SedarisIs It Cake?, The Terminal ListThe Great American Baking Show: Celebrity Holiday, and The Recruit.

Born Name

Arturo Castro

Nick Name

Arturo

Arturo Castro as seen in a still in August 2016
Arturo Castro as seen in a still in August 2016 (Kellyjeanne9 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Guatemala City, Guatemala

Nationality

Guatemalan nationality

 

Education

Arturo Castro studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA), a private drama school, in New York City.

Occupation

Actor, Voice Artist, Writer, Producer

Manager

Arturo Castro has been signed with Avalon Management Group Ltd., Talent Agency, London, England, United Kingdom.

Build

Athletic

Arturo Castro as seen while pouting for a selfie with Abbi Jacobson (Left) and Ilana Glazer (Right) in January 2024
Arturo Castro as seen while pouting for a selfie with Abbi Jacobson (Left) and Ilana Glazer (Right) in January 2024 (Arturo Castro / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Latino

Arturo Castro is of Guatemalan descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Thin lips
  • Dimpled smile
Arturo Castro as seen while smiling for a picture at The Ranch House in Ojai, California in November 2022
Arturo Castro as seen while smiling for a picture at The Ranch House in Ojai, California in November 2022 (Arturo Castro / Instagram)

Arturo Castro Facts

  1. It was during his time at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts that he met Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer and subsequently secured the role of Jaimé in Broad City.
  2. From 2014 to 2019, Arturo Castro played the recurring role of Jaimé Castro (Ilana’s roommate) in the television sitcom Broad City.
  3. He appeared as David Rodríguez (Miguel’s son) in the biographical crime drama television series Narcos in 2017. The show’s lead cast consists of Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook, Pedro Pascal, and Damián Alcázar.
  4. Between 2019 and 2020, Arturo Castro voiced the character named Felipe in the animated fantasy adventure comedy television series Elena of Avalor.
  5. He was seen as Joe (a chef who works for Tony) in the 2019 musical romance film Lady and the Tramp.
  6. In 2019, he was cast as Daniel Gomez in the 2019 crime thriller film The Informer. It is based on the novel Three Seconds by Roslund & Hellström.
  7. Arturo Castro provided vocals to the character of a Colombian Villager in an episode titled 100 Years a Solid Fool of the adult animated sitcom American Dad! in 2020.
  8. He voiced the character of Len (Jabari’s co-worker) in the 2022 Netflix adult animated music television special Entergalactic.
  9. In 2022, he began playing the recurring role of Jordan Groff (Katie’s editor at Voltstream News) in the action thriller television series The Terminal List.
  10. Arturo Castro portrayed the character of Pablo Escobar (a Colombian drug lord, narcoterrorist, and politician who was the founder and sole leader of the Medellín Cartel) in the 2022 biographical musical parody film Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Evan Rachel Wood, Rainn Wilson, Toby Huss, and Julianne Nicholson.
  11. Arturo Castro has credited Eddie Izzard, Robin Williams, and Al Pacino as some of his major acting and comedic influences.

Featured Image by Kellyjeanne9 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED

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