tinkerbelle Posted June 16, 2008 Share Posted June 16, 2008 Date of Birth 13 July 1976, New York, New York, USA Birth Name Alfredo Santos Nickname Al Height 5' 11" (1.80 m) Mini Biography Days after his 5 year study of Physics & Science (Premed) at Hunter College, NYC, he booked the highly sought after lead role as Johnny Bishop in Darren Star's critically acclaimed, "Grosse Pointe." He immediately followed that up with a lead role as Dante Belasco in "Francis Ford Coppola's, Jeepers Creepers II." The filmed has grossed over $220 million dollars world wide, not bad for his film debut. He then booked the lead in Ron Leavitt's "The Help" which lasted for just 9 short episodes on the WB. Soon after he booked the lead in "Lost Signal," an exciting "New Age Shining" based off true events. Santos has long been known as a Comedy genius, but his new film "Lost Signal" shows a much deeper thespian in this young star. He has parleyed his Hollywood acting career into a Producing and Writing career. Now working on the Notorious Pablo Escobar Project, (Colombian Drug Lord), as well as producing a few of his own works. Santos is locking himself into Hollywood as a StrongHold, which also happens to be the name of his production company, StrongHold Production Inc. The Former "Ford Model" has done over 50 commercials as well gracing the covers of several magazines such as "Seventeen, YM, Teen Vogue, American Fitness, ETC...." This was after his 5 year run as a Male Model. He was named the "Cosmopolitan Man of the Year in 2001." Booked international campaigns like Versace, Armani, D&G, Calvin Klein, Levi's, Lee, American Eagle, Wrangler, Gap, Abercrombie & Fitch, ETC... Al is of Portuguese and Irish heritage. Studied with many acting coaches like Nikolai Guzov, Penny Tempalton, Janet Alhanti, NYU Film, and Hunter Cuny College Film. He has two brothers and two sisters. Both brothers have modeled and acted as well. Chris was in Amongst Friends and Pat had a line in Home Alone 2. Has two dogs, a Rottweiler and a black Labrador Retriever. IMDb Mini Biography By: John Babin Trivia Has modeled clothing for top fashion names such as Versace, Armani, Valentino and Abercrombie & Fitch. Attended CUNY Hunter College in Manhattan, NY to originally pursue a career in medicine. Al is of Portuguese heritage. Has two dogs, a Rottweiler and a black Labrador Retriever. Former model for Ford Modeling Agency. Was in a Pringles commercial in 2002. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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