Sam Medina

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You probably have seen Sam in some Blockbuster Films such as Venom or Alita Battle Angel. He has been in the industry for more than 15 years, making the mission impossible for Mark Wahlberg in Mile 22. Born in Ho Chi Minh City from a Vietnamese mother and a Honduran/Polynesian father, Sam is the next generation of Screenwriters & Film Directors. ... See full bio »

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Known For

Venom Shakedown Thug
Reminiscence Falks
Mile 22 Axel


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 2021 22-The Unforgotten Soldier (completed)
Daniel Gonzales
 2021 The Latency (completed)
 2021 Reminiscence
 2020 Ron Hopper's Misfortune
 2019 Sons of Thunder (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (2019) ... Carlos
 2019 Stuber
Goon (uncredited)
 2019 Alita: Battle Angel
 2018 Venom
Shakedown Thug
 2018 Mile 22
 2018 Stalkers (Short)
 2018 Kickboxer: Retaliation
 2017 Preacher (TV Series)
Samurai Guy
- Backdoors (2017) ... Samurai Guy
- Holes (2017) ... Samurai Guy
- Viktor (2017) ... Samurai Guy
 2017/III Convergence
 2016 True Memoirs of an International Assassin
Mercenary (uncredited)
 2016 MacGyver (TV Series)
- Can Opener (2016) ... Raul
 2016 Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
DC Policeman #2 (uncredited)
 2016 Rush Hour (TV Series)
- Prisoner of Love (2016) ... Prisoner (uncredited)
 2016 Kickboxer: Vengeance
 2016 Game of Silence (TV Series)
Plaza Boss
- Road Trip (2016) ... Plaza Boss
- Into the Black (2016) ... Plaza Boss
 2016 Keanu
Cartel Leader (uncredited)
 2015 Into the Badlands (TV Series)
Quinn's Clipper
- Chapter VI: Hand of Five Poisons (2015) ... Quinn's Clipper (uncredited)
- Chapter IV: Two Tigers Subdue Dragons (2015) ... Quinn's Clipper
 2015/II Extraction
Biker #2
 2015 Monster Hunters
 2015/I Mr. Right
Hideaway Thug (uncredited)
 2015 Our Brand Is Crisis
Film Crew (uncredited)
 2015 Mule (Short)
 2015 Ant-Man
Bunker Guard #2 (uncredited)
 2015 The Messengers (TV Series)
Security Thug
- Metamorphosis (2015) ... Security Thug
 2015 Tracers
 2014 Let's Be Cops
Tough Guy
 2014 The Lookalike
William Spinks' Bodyguard
 2014 From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (TV Series)
Razor Charlie
- Pandemonium (2014) ... Razor Charlie
- Place of Dead Roads (2014) ... Razor Charlie
 2014 Conan (TV Series)
State of Alaska
- Simon Helberg/Eli Young Band (2014) ... State of Alaska
 2014 Elsa & Fred
Taxi Cab Driver
 2014 Wicked Blood (Video)
Angry Biker
 2013 Reckless (TV Movie)
 2013 Reigning Men
 2013 Machete Kills
Cartel Leader
 2013/II The Perfect Plan (Short)
Hector Villavasso
 2013 Sons of Liberty
 2013 Let's Stay Together (TV Series)
Parker 'Iron Head' DePriest
- Hot Junk (2013) ... Parker 'Iron Head' DePriest
 2013 Olympus Has Fallen
 2013/I Snitch
Juan Carlos' Driver (uncredited)
 2013 Banshee (TV Series)
- The Kindred (2013) ... Tally
 2013 Virtually Heroes
Lt. Ho
 2012 Looper
Chinese Thug (uncredited)
 2012 The Baytown Outlaws
 2012 Freelancers
Body Guard #2 (uncredited)
 2012 Savages
Cartel Heist Driver
 2012 The Last Preacher (TV Movie)
 2012 Dragon Eyes
 2012 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series)
- The Dragon and the Fairy (2012) ... Phuoc
 2011 Flag of My Father
Specialist Shutes
 2011 Arena (Video)
Mexican Bouncer
 2011 Justice for Natalee Holloway (TV Movie)
 2011 Blood Out (Video)
 2011 Puncture
Street Kid (uncredited)
 2011 Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (Video)
 2011 The Chaperone
Prison Guy
 2011 Hood Life
 2011 Clunkers (TV Series)
Columbian Drug Lord
- Star Scorned (2011) ... Columbian Drug Lord
 2010/II Checkmate (Video short)
 2010 Where Strippers Go to Die (Short)
 2010 Locked Down
 2010 Knucklehead
Fighter (uncredited)
 2010 Mandrake (TV Movie)
Beast Warrior
 2010 Army Wives (TV Series)
Tattooed Guy
- Hearts & Minds (2010) ... Tattooed Guy
 2010 Treme (TV Series)
Latino Guy
- At the Foot of Canal Street (2010) ... Latino Guy
 2010 Mothman (TV Movie)
Chief Cornstalk
 2010 Wrong Side of Town (Video)
Latino Gang Leader (uncredited)
 2009 Black Water Transit
Hardcore Prisoner
 2009 Pajamas
John Lau - Action hero
 2009 Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant
Madame Truska's Man (uncredited)
 2009 12 Rounds
Henchmen (uncredited)
 2008 Lords of the Street
Mexican Thug
 2008 The Toaster That Toasted the Golden Toast (Short)
Kung Fu Fighter
 2007-2008 Prison Break (TV Series)
Knuckle Up Dude / Inmate #2
- The Art of the Deal (2008) ... Knuckle Up Dude
- Vamonos (2007) ... Inmate #2
 2007 K-Ville (TV Series)
Court Prisoner / Latin King Gang member
- Boulet in a China Shop (2007) ... Court Prisoner (uncredited)
- Bedfellows (2007) ... Latin King Gang member (uncredited)
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During more than 15 years in film, I have learned from individuals that I am so grateful for! I've worked with legendary Directors: Oliver Stone, Robert Rodriguez, James Cameron, Antoine Fuqua, Martin Campbell, Edward Zwick, Peter Berg, directing , inspiring, and advising me. I put in practice what I learned. Through ten thousand hours of research, I took the best pieces, and like a puzzle I have... See more »


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