Arturo Castro (born November 26, 1985) is a Guatemalan actor best known for his portrayal of Jaimé Castro on the Comedy Central
series ''Broad City
,'' and David Rodríguez on the Netflix
Castro hosted his own show, ''Conexion'', on Guatemala's national network, a year before moving to New York City. In New York, he attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts
, and where he met Abbi Jacobson
and Ilana Glazer
and landed the role of Jaime in ''Broad City''. Castro had one of the leading roles in Ang Lee
's war drama ''Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
'', playing Marcellino “Mango” Montoya, a member of Billy Lynn's Bravo Squad.
In 2017 Arturo landed a role as David Rodríguez, son of Cali Cartel
kingpin Miguel Rodríguez Orejuela
, in season 3 of the Netflix Series Narcos
. He also played Jose in ''Bushwick
'', a film about 20-year-old Lucy and war veteran Stupe depending on each other for survival when a Texas military force invades their Brooklyn neighborhood. He starred in Comedy Central
's ''Alternatino with Arturo Castro
'', a sketch comedy show centering on life as a modern Latino man.
* ''Broad City
Arturo frequently cites Eddie Izzard, Robin Williams and Al Pacino as major acting influences.
Category:21st-century Guatemalan male actors
Category:Guatemalan male film actors
Category:Guatemalan male television actors