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Arlen Escarpeta

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Arlen Alexander Escarpeta (born April 9, 1981) is a Belizean actor. In 2004, Escarpeta earned critical acclaim for his breakout film role as an honor student caught with a handgun at school in the independent drama American Gun. The film, which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival, also starred Forrest Whitaker, Marcia Gay Harden and Donald Sutherland. The following year, he co-starred with Matthew McConaughey and Matthew Fox in McG's true-life drama We Are Marshall, about the aftermath of the 1970 plane crash that killed Marshall University's football team. Escarpeta was more recently seen in David Wain's comedy, The Ten, which premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. He had earlier appeared in Carls Franklin's coutroom thriller High Crimes, starring Morgan Freeman and Ashely Judd. Escarpeta first gained attention on the small screen when he starred in the NBC series American Dreams. He played Sam Walker, a young black man dealing with the changing times of the turbulent '60s. His television work also includes guest roles in on such series as Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Without A Trace, Cold Case, Judging Amy, ER, The Shield, Boomtown, 7th Heaven and Boston Public. In 2009 he played Lawrence, in the horror slasher Friday the 13th. Arlen follows Friday the 13th with leading roles in several features. He next stars in the drama Roslyn, followed by Preston Whitmore's Dough Boys. He also stars as a young LAPD officer on patrol during the racial gang war in the drama 818, on which Escarpeta also serves co-producer. Escarpeta has also been cast in Final Destination 5, the fifth film in the hit horror franchise.

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Apr 9, 1981 In Belize - Central America
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Urgencias 1994-09-19
Latest Project:
Pelicula Lobos en la noche 2016-10-21
Known For
Poster of Destino final 5
Poster of Dough Boys
Poster of Caso abierto
Poster of The Shield: al margen de la ley
Pelicula Lobos en la noche Officer 2016-10-21
Pelicula Whitney Bobby Brown 2015-01-17
Pelicula Lennon or McCartney Himself 2014-12-12
Pelicula En el ojo de la tormenta Daryl 2014-08-06
Series Extant Tim Dawkins 2014-07-09
Pelicula Star Trek: En la oscuridad Additional Voices (voice) 2013-05-05
Series El círculo secreto Unknown 2011-09-15
Pelicula Destino final 5 Nathan 2011-08-12
Pelicula Midnight Son 2011-03-04
Pelicula Brotherhood Mike 2010-01-01
Pelicula Dough Boys Corey 2009-02-01
Pelicula Viernes 13 Lawrence 2009-02-11
Series Mental Unknown 2009-05-26
Pelicula Equipo Marshall Reggie Oliver 2006-12-12
Series Caso abierto Unknown 2003-09-28
Series Boomtown Unknown 2002-09-29
Series American Dreams Sam Walker 2002-09-29
Series Sin rastro Unknown 2002-09-26
Series Players Unknown 2002-05-01
Pelicula Toda la verdad Guard #2 2002-04-05
Series The Shield: al margen de la ley Unknown 2002-03-12
Series Ley y orden: Unidad de víctimas especiales Unknown 1999-09-20
Series La juez Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Series 7 en el paraiso Unknown 1996-08-26
Series Urgencias Unknown 1994-09-19