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Nelson Ascencio

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. He studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and HB Studios. He then moved to Los Angeles where he got involved at the Groundlings Theatre. Since then he continues... See full bio »


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 2018 Old-ish-er (Short) (post-production)
 1999-2001 MADtv (TV Series) (writer - 50 episodes)
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