Following his most recent role portraying a colorful drug cartel leader ‘Jose “Chepe” Santacruz Londoño’ in Netflix’s smash hit “Narcos,” OPERATION FINALE has Pêpê’s character at the center of the story once again.
Versatile dramatic actor and Hollywood’s latest favorite villain, Pêpê Rapazote returns to the silver screen once again as OPERATION FINALE is set to take hold on the box office August 29th.
Portraying notorious Nazi escape aid, Carlos Fuldner, he will be seen splitting the screen with Ben Kingsley and Oscar Isaac in the aiding and abetting of hundreds of Nazis following WWII including Architect of the Holocaust, Adolf Eichmann.
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The film, taking place 15 years after World War II follows a team of secret agents brought together to track down Adolf Eichmann, widely known as the infamous Nazi architect of the holocaust as Carlos Fuldner helps orchestrate his escape.
American audiences may also recognize the Portugal born Pêpê from his work on “Shameless” and “Blood Ties.”
Growing up he was always curious, diving into various art fields and almost studied physics and engineering before he pursued architecture, a happy medium to practice multiple art forms.
Soon he discovered a passion for acting, nominated for a Golden Globe award in Portugal for his role in JURA, a Golden Nymph award for the Monte-Carlo TV Festival for his role in “Pai à Força” all before making his way to LA in 2010 where he continued to book high brow jobs including JimmySteve’s father-in-law in Showtime’s “Shameless” & Netflix’s “Narcos.”
When Pêpê isn’t filming, he spends his time with family in Portugal, stays fit with biking by the beach, and continues to practice his love for art with his own unique coffee paintings.