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Orestes Matacena


Orestes Matacena has worked as an actor with high profile directors on films, television and commercials. Orestes first ventured into films at the age of six when he worked as an actor in "The Life of Billy the Kid," with a cast comprised only of children. The movie was shot at the Mercedes Sugar Mill in Matanzas, Cuba, where he lived with his ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Mask Niko
(1994)
Tainted Writer
(1987)
Two de Force Writer
(2011)
Wild Wild West Spanish Dignitary
(1999)

Filmography

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 2015/I Random
Adam Farrell
 2014/I Revelations
Albert
 2014 Hollywood Gods (Short)
Agent
 2013 Day of Redemption
Rick
 2012 Golden Cage
Gahg Leader
 2011 Joshua Tree
Rick
 2010 Viva Castrama (Short)
The Mailman
 2010 Caged Dreams (Short)
Mac
 2008 In Plain View
Orestes Marino
 2005 All Grown Up! (TV Series)
Tour Guide / Mariachi 1 / Stilt Walker
- R.V. Having Fun Yet? (2005) ... Tour Guide / Mariachi 1 / Stilt Walker (voice)
 2005 The Anna Cabrini Chronicles
General Luis Young
 2003 Girl in 3D
Vicky's Dad
 2002 Sexgunsmoney@20
Mary's Father
 2001 Sticks
Tito
 2000 Last Stand
General Ivan Kragov
 2000 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
Burro
- Spirited Away (2000) ... Burro (voice)
 1999 Action (TV Series)
Gianni
- Strong Sexual Content (1999) ... Gianni
 1999 Wild Wild West
Spanish Dignitary
 1998 Soldier of Fortune, Inc. (TV Series)
Chava Herrera
- Apres Vu (1998) ... Chava Herrera
- Déja Vu (1998) ... Chava Herrera
 1996 Azúcar amarga
Claudio
 1994 Motorcycle Gang (TV Movie)
Gortman
 1994 The Mask
Niko
 1994 Greyhounds (TV Movie)
Hector Hernandez
 1993 A Kiss to Die For (TV Movie)
Versace Man
 1992 Diggstown
Victor Corsini
 1992 Judgement
Spanish Interpreter
 1992 Mann & Machine (TV Series)
 1990 The Take (TV Movie)
Victor Menocal
 1988 Lifted
 1988 Tropical Snow
Customs Agent (uncredited)
 1983 Guaguasi
Guaguasi
 1981 Fatal Encounter
Psycho Killer
 1980 Night of the Juggler
Man at Peep Show (uncredited)
 1979 Flesh & Blood (TV Movie)
Man at the Bar (uncredited)
 1978 Los gusanos
Pepe
 1973 Badge 373
Drug Dealer (uncredited)
 1973 Honor Thy Father (TV Movie)
Mob Chauffeur (uncredited)
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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

After I finished a speech at the Young America's Foundation in 1999, where we screened a film I wrote and acted in called "Bitter Sugar," a young man asked me "You have lived an amazing life, how were you able to do it?" My reply was: "I feel like I have lived the life of a hundred men. And I appreciate every moment of it." See more »

Trivia:

When directing Sexgunsmoney@20 (2002) he lost 12 pounds in 18 days and he lost 14 pounds in 18 days when directing "In Plain View (2008)". See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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