Nelson Ascencio Poster


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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 30 August 1964Cuba
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Nelson Ascencio is an Actor/Writer best known for his time on MADtv, as well as appearances on Curb Your Enthusiasm, Paul and most recently The Hunger Games franchise as Flavius.

Nelson Ascencio did some high school productions and stand up in NYC. He studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and HB Studios. He then moved to Los Angeles where he got involved at the Groundlings Theatre - it was here he honed his skills in comedy, improv and writing. Since then he has written, performed and produced his own sketch shows with the comedy group Unsafe Sketch at HBO Workspace, Luna Park, The Upfront and Theatre at the Improv. His television credits include appearances on The Larry Sanders Show and Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and as a series regular on "MadTV".

Nelson continues to write his own material. He wrote, produced and starred in his own pilot "Holavision" about starting his own Network.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: bern/mvis@yahoo.com

Trivia (5)

Attended the Academy Of Dramatic Arts in New York City.
Has an identical twin who also lives in Los Angeles.
Is best known on MADtv (1995) for his impression of Ricky Martin.
Side business is Press Cafeteria - Homemade Cuban Pressed Sandwiches for parties and movie sets. A self taught home chef.
Is also credited as Nelson Lesmo.

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