Numerous celebrities portrayed the significant character in the HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’ and ceased to appear with the story's demand. One of such celebrities is Pedro Pascal, who played the unique character of ‘Oberyn Martell’ and died in season four of the series. Pedro Pascal is a Chilean- American actor, best known for playing Javier Peña in the Netflix series Narcos.
Career And Progression
Pedro made his television debut in the series, Good vs. Evil as Gregor New in 1999. The actor has embraced his acting abilities in multiple television series, including Downtown, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Earth vs. the Spider, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, The Sixth Gun, and Game of Thrones.'Pedro currently appears in the hit TV series, Narcos as Javier Pena since 2015.
In addition to that, the celeb has become part of some famous movies such as Hermanas, The Adjustment Bureau, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Bloodsucking Bastards, and The Great Wall. Pedro has also won several awards for his excellent acting skills and work as a director, such as Garland Award and Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for his performance in Orphans at International City Theatre.
The famous actor has portrayed brilliant roles in many television series and movies along with stage performances. Moreover, his sector endeavors have enabled him to enjoy a hefty net worth of 25 million dollars approx.
Pedro was portraying Javier Pena's character in the hit Netflix series Narcos, but during Season 4, he got ruled out from the show. According to THR, Javier's shift was a part of the plan from Season 2. Pedro was aware of that, and at one point, he even asked them to kill his character.
Even though he was phased out from Narcos, in December 2018, Lucasfilm announced that Pedro would land The Mandalorian's role in the first-ever Star Wars live-action series The Mandalorian. He played the character of a lone Mandalorian gunfighter in The Disney+ series released on 2019.
Rumored of Dating His Co-Star, Lena Headey!!
The Game of Thrones stars Pedro Pascal and Lena Headey’s dating rumors became the town's talk during 2014. Pedro and his alleged girlfriend were spotted enjoying quality time in The Grove in Hollywood. Oberryn Martell from the series, Pedro was seen wrapping his arms around the gorgeous actress during their shopping outing.
Although the actor left the series after season four, the alleged couple seemed to have spent a perfect time in real life. The duo has neither been spotted together nor has opened the mouth regarding their love life in interviews and media encounters. The media cannot assure whether the stars were close friends and enjoying shopping together or real-life lovers.
Lena Headey was previously married to Peter Loughran, with whom she officially separated in 2013.
Is Pedro Pascal Gay?
Pedro is often suspected of being gay. In June 2018, he tweeted wishing LGBTQ+ Pride Month, where he said:
Throughout the years, he has been an ally for the community and has shared his voice regarding the community's injustice. However, despite being a subject of gay speculations, he hasn’t addressed the rumors until now.
According to a wiki source, Pedro Pascal was born on April 2, 1975, in Santiago, Chile. His parents were Allende supporters and were granted political asylum. During his mother's birthday on 15 February 2019, Pedro shared his mom's old throwback picture and dedicated his day to her.
The actor grew up in Orange County, California, and Texas and studied acting at the Orange County School of the Arts. He also went to New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and resided in the city. Pedro has a height of 5 feet 11 inches and belongs to Chilean ethnicity.