Cristo Fernández starring in Warner Bros/Apple TV's Ted Lasso

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Cristo Fernández, GSA MA Acting Alumnus stars as "Dani Rojas" in the comedy TV Series "TED LASSO" (2020) written by Jason Sudeikis & Bill Lawrence, produced by Warner Bros, Apple TV+ & DOOZER Productions. Cristo is currently in the UK where he is filming the second season of the TV show at the West London Film Studios.

The series has received a Golden Globe Award nomination for "Best Television Series" in the "Musical or Comedy" category!

An actor and film maker, Cristo is based in Mexico but also works in London and Los Angeles in film, TV, commercial and theatrical productions and is the owner and Director of the film company Espectro MX Films, which he was already developing while finishing his studies at GSA. His films have screened in several international film festivals around the globe, highlighting “Fuera De Serie”, winning awards for “Best Direction” and “Best Film” at Premios Latino Awards Marbella Spain 2018.

Production has recently finished on his first Feature Film as a Producer, Actor & Co-Writer titled ‘No Translation Required’ which involved the participation of some of his GSA MA Acting classmates; Kelsie McDonald, Silvia Manazzone, Oliver Roy, Frederick Di Rosa, Thomas Blackburne & Edward Kaye.

Talking of his time at GSA, Cristo says "What I really enjoyed about the course were the lifelong bonds made between fellow actors and tutors alike. This level of connection and teamwork created an environment of productivity that smashed through boundaries."

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