Ernesto Cantu

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Ernesto is a Mexican-born British actor and voice-over artist based in London. His film credits include the Hollywood epic World War Z (2013) as Tomas' father acting along Brad Pitt and Mireille Enos, and an award winning low budget feature Scott and Sid (2018), as Goran. Ernesto's vibrant, versatile acting voice has earned him voiceover parts in ... See full bio »

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Known For

World War Z Tomas' Father
Contraband Sound Department
Extinction Carlos
Love in the Time of Cholera Additional Crew


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 2020 Azazel Against It (Short)
Pablo Manchujo
 2019 Oh Gloria Inmarcesible (Short)
 2018 Scott and Sid
 2015 Pigs vs. The Omen (Short)
 2015 The Trials of Jimmy Rose (TV Mini Series)
Radio Host VO
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Radio Host VO (uncredited)
 2014 Extinction
 2014 Carnal (Short)
 2013 World War Z
Tomas' Father
 2010 Mr. Nice
Latino Prisoner (voice, uncredited)
 2009 Vuelve a mi (Short)
 2009 The Man Eating Beast of Wimbledon Common (Short)
Carlos - 'Amigos TV' Reporter
 2009 Mama Chandra (Short)
 2008 Model Mockumentary (Video short)
Trent Setter
 2008 Haze (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice, as Ernesto Leszek)
 2007 Stranded (Documentary)
Narrator (uncredited)
 2007 Goal II: Living the Dream
Radio News Reader (voice, uncredited)
 2005 Moussaka & Chips
Theo Papaphillpou (voice, as Ernesto Leszek)
 2005 Goal! The Dream Begins
Various (voice, uncredited)
 2005 Man to Man
Native American Indian (uncredited)
 2004 Killer Question (Short)
Hippie (as Ernesto Leszek)
 2003 Triads, Yardies & Onion Bhajees!
Billy Chan's Henchman Ho Lin Hun (as Ernesto Leszek)
 2001 Babyfather (TV Series)
Mexican Tourist
- Episode #1.3 (2001) ... Mexican Tourist
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Ernesto Leszek


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Embarrassing moments? I can't remember many... Back in 2004, my agent put me forward for a number of roles in Goal! convinced that I would have a good chance to be considered for one of them. Goal! Trilogy has been produced and filmed largely in England, and there aren't that many true Mexican actors based down here. So imagine how I felt, when my agent told me that I wasn't called for an ... See more »


Ernesto has dual citizenship (British/Mexican). See more »

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