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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 2 October 1973Los Angeles, California, USA
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Efren Ramirez has been working as a professional actor for many years. Initially, his career consisted of guest star appearances on television, as he appeared in diverse roles on "E.R.", "AMERICAN DAD", "JUDGING AMY", "THE DISTRICT", "MAD TV", and "SCRUBS."

However, it was his memorable portrayal of "PEDRO" in the feature film "NAPOLEON DYNAMITE" that dramatically launched what has become a hugely prolific acting career with an unusually diverse series of performances in Film, Television, Drama, Comedy...every imaginable medium and genre.

In the years since that film was released, Efren Ramirez has appeared in scores of films and television shows, including leading roles in the HBO film "WALKOUT"; with Edward James Olmos, "EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH"; opposite Dane Cook and Dax Shepard, "CRANK" and CRANK HIGH VOLTAGE; opposite Jason Statham, (playing his own twin brother in the sequel.) He also appeared in "GAMER" with Gerard Butler, "WHEN IN ROME" with Kristen Bell, "CROSSING THE HEART" opposite Kris Kristofferson, "HOUSE OF MY FATHER" opposite Will Ferrell, and HBO's EASTBOUND AND DOWN" with Danny McBride.

Most recently, you can expect to see him in FOX's Television hit "THE GRINDER" with Rob Lowe and the animated series "BORDERTOWN" with Hank Azaria and Alex Bernstein, HULU's "DEADBEAT" with Tyler Labine, and the film "MIDDLESCHOOL: THE WORST YEARS OF MY LIFE" based on the James Patterson best seller.

Efren Ramirez currently resides in Los Angeles and New York. When he isn't filming, he is spinning records as a guest D.J. in clubs all across the country. He has published his first book DIRECT YOUR OWN LIFE. Efren recently returned from a USO TOUR visiting our troops in Bahrain, UAE, Dubai, and Africa. He frequently speaks to students at high schools and universities and is very involved with charitable organizations.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Iyari Limon (21 October 1998 - 1999) (annulled)

Trivia (8)

With his earnings from Napoleon Dynamite (2004) he bought his parents a house.
Has four brothers.
His mother put him in theatre classes in elementary school, and he continued with it at his all boys high school in order to meet the girls at the all girls school.
His identical twin brother is named Carlos Ramirez and was a dance instructor in Nashville, Tennessee and was also highly involved in the EDM Scene. He is now an actor in Los Angeles.
Aside from acting, Ramirez also has another passion - DJing. He co-helms Nocturnal Rampage, a Southern California party crew that formed in 2001. He favors spinning Hard House and Techno.
Is of Salvadoran and Mexican descent.
Co-author of the book Direct Your Own Life: How To Be A Star In Any Field You Choose with filmmaker Chris Barrett published June 2008.
Was to appear in a 2007 remake of Revenge of the Nerds (1984) starring Adam Brody but after three weeks of filming the project was canceled.

Personal Quotes (1)

In the land of the blind the one-eyed man is king.

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