Pedro Pascal

Pedro Pascal

Date Of BirthApril 2, 1975
Age45 years 0 months 1 days
Day of BirthWednesday
Place Of BirthSantiago, Chile
Zodiac SignAries
Professions Model , Actor
Full Name José Pedro Balmaceda Pascal
Other Names Alexander Pascal , Pedro Balmaceda

Personal Information
Residence New York City, United States
Religion Christianity
Languages English , Spanish
Star SignAries
Nationality American
Complexion White
Trademarks Short, Ragged beard , Mustaches
Body Features & Measurements
Height180 CM
5 Feet 11 Inches
Eye color Black
Hair color Black
Body Type Athletic
Family Information
Father José Balmaceda Riera
Mother Verónica Pascal
Brother Lucas Balmaceda (younger; actor)
Education Qualifications
Alma MaterTisch School of the Arts
Orange County School of the Arts
Career Information
Years Active 1996-
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Actor Gene Hackman
Favorite MoviesAlien (Sci-fi)
The Incredibles (Animation)
Wall-E (Animation)
Aliens (Sci-fi)
Favorite Director Steven Soderbergh
Favorite Destination The beach at Little Corona
Favorite Authors J.D. Salinger
Jane Eyre
Favorite BooksCrime & Punishment (Dostoyevsky)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
Watership Down (Richard Adams)
Favorite DrinkBourbon on the rocks
Favorite TV shows Battlestar Galactica
True Detective
Favorite Character Beatrix Kiddo (From Kill Bill played by Uma Thurman)
Favorite Animal Elephant
Favorite Cities Lisbon (Portugal)
Buenos Aires
Social Networks, Web links
Twitter ProfilePedro Pascal Twitter Profile
Instagram ProfilePedro Pascal Instagram Profile
More Information
Friends Sarah Paulson
Lena Headey
Net worth$2 million


Pedro Pascal is an American actor of Chilean descent. Pedro is most popular for playing "Oberyn Martell" in the Game of Thrones series.

Family- Childhood

He was born on 2nd April 1975 as José Pedro Balmaceda Pascal in Santiago, Chile.


His parents had to leave Chile because of the political conflicts, his parents took asylum in Denmark and then moved to United States. He grew up in California & Texas.


He has a younger brother named Lucas Balmaceda who is an actor as well, Lucas lives in Chile.


He waited tables initially during the beginning of his acting career.

Pascal made his debut in the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer(1999) in a small role that lasted one episode. Role of Oberyn Martell in Game of Thrones(2014) made him popular, Role of Javier Peña in Narcos (Netflix series) is popular as well.

Some of his popular movies are: Hermanas(2005), I Am That Girl(2008), The Adjustment Bureau(2011), Sweet Little Lies(2011), Bloodsucking Bastards(2015), Sweets(2015), The Great Wall(2016), Kingsman: The Golden Circle(2017).

He has had recurring roles in Undressed(1999), The Good Wife(2009-2011), Lights Out(2011), Red Widow(2013), Graceland(2013), The Mentalist(2014), Game of Thrones(2014), Narcos(2015-)

Some other TV series he had minor roles in are-  Good vs. Evil, Downtown, Touched by an Angel, NYPD Blue, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Without a Trace, Law & Order, Nurse Jackie, Brothers & Sisters, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Charlie's Angels, Wonder Woman, Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe, Body of Proof, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Nikita, Homeland, The Sixth Gun, Exposed.

He has been part of TV movies like Earth vs. the Spider(2001), Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe(2011).

Game of Thrones

Pedro was selected for the role of Oberyn Martell(nicknamed the Red Viper) in the 4th season of Game of Thrones(2014), his character was the brother of Prince Doran Martell and was father of 8 illegitimate daughters called Sand Snakes. He auditioned for his part with an iPhone, a friend had shot his role on the phone.

Friendship with Lena Headey

Pedro Pascal & Lena Headey share a very friendly relationship. They are often seen having fun together.

 Pedro Pascal with Lena Headey

Image: Pedro Pascal with friend Lena Headey

Sarah Paulson & Pedro Pascal

Sarah & Pedro have been best friends for quite a while, her friendship has often got him good roles like the one in GoT. Tabloids have fondly called her his 'fairy godmother'. They have known each other since they were teenagers (met in September, 1993). They along with a few other friends (Kirsten, Romi..) used to go to movies together as teenagers. 

Sarah Paulson and Pedro Pascal

Image: Sarah Paulson and Pedro Pascal

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