Pedro Pascal is a Chilean-American actor who is taking Hollywood by storm, one stellar performance after another.
He first gained worldwide recognition as Oberyn Martell in Game of Thrones. He followed that up with his acclaimed performance in the Netflix crime-drama series, Narcos.
He gained legendary status as the titular character in the Disney+ space-opera-drama series, The Mandalorian.
These are seven facts about Pedro Pascal.
The Mandalorian ranks amongst the most beloved TV series of 2019 and is a faithful continuation of the Star Wars saga.
What most fans may not know is that the man behind the Mandalorian mask is none other than Pedro Pascal. Indeed, Pedro Pascal plays the titular Mandalorian, but since he wears a helmet and a full-body suit and doesn't once take off the mask to reveal his identity, casual fans might not know the man behind the character.
Who could forget Oberyn Martell's skull getting squished like a grape by The Mountain?
One of the most visceral moments in a show full of them, Oberyn might have perished in season 4, but as Oberyn, Pedro was able to stay in fans' hearts years after his death.
Oberyn played the suave Prince of Dorne, and his charm was felt on-screen as well as off, and his legacy has endured long after his violent death.
Pascal is enjoying the heyday of his career and continues the trend with his portrayal of the villainous Maxwell Lord in the upcoming live-action adaptation of the DC Comics character and the sequel to 2017's Wonder Woman, Wonder Woman 1984.
Set to release worldwide on June 5, 2020, anticipation has never been higher to see what destructive charm Pascal brings to the character and the movie.
After his character on Game of Thrones was killed off, Pascal was able to land a prominent role in the Netflix crime-drama series, Narcos.
Pascal played Javier Peña, a DEA agent who is part of the team tasked with hunting the Mexican drug-overlord, Pablo Escobar.
The series ranks highly among fans and critics and helped established Pedro Pascal as more than a one-trick pony.
Pedro Pascal was born on April 2, 1975, in Santiago, Chile. As of March 2020, he is 44 years old. He stands at 5'11".
Born of Chilean heritage, he is the older of two brothers born to a child-psychologist mother and a fertility-doctor father.
H-town was set abuzz in late 2014 with rumors of Pedro Pascal alleged dating his Game of Thrones co-star, Lena Headey.
Rather than shying away from the rumors, the two steered into the skid and fanned the flames with public displays of affection that, at the very least, gave credence to the rumors, if not downright confirming it.
As of yet, both sides have not outright confirmed or denied anything, but a picture speaks a thousand words!
One of the premier screen actors working today, Pedro Pascal, is believed to be worth $2 million as of March 2020.
His standing as an acclaimed actor is bolstered by him churning out star-making performances seemingly by the minute.
His most acclaimed works on television came in the HBO fantasy-drama series, Game of Thrones, the Netflix crime-drama series, Narcos, and most recently in the Disney+ space-opera series, The Mandalorian.