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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 ER 1994-09-19
Latest Project:
Series The Oath 2018-03-08
Known For
Poster of Into the Storm
Poster of Final Destination 5
Poster of Friday the 13th
Poster of Players
Series The Oath Damon Byrd 2018-03-08
Movie Wolves at the Door Officer 2016-10-21
Movie Whitney Bobby Brown 2015-01-17
Series The Magicians Prince Ess 2015-12-16
Series Extant Tim Dawkins 2014-07-09
Movie Into the Storm Daryl 2014-08-06
Movie Lennon or McCartney Himself 2014-12-12
Movie Star Trek Into Darkness Additional Voices (voice) 2013-05-05
Movie Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th Himself - 'Lawrence' 2013-09-13
Series The Client List Bobby Burnett 2012-04-08
Movie Midnight Son Unknown 2011-03-04
Movie Final Destination 5 Nathan 2011-08-12
Series The Secret Circle Unknown 2011-09-15
Series Grimm Clay Pittman 2011-10-28
Movie Brotherhood Mike 2010-01-01
Movie Dough Boys Corey 2009-02-01
Series Mental Unknown 2009-05-26
Movie Friday the 13th Lawrence 2009-02-11
Movie We Are Marshall Reggie Oliver 2006-12-12
Series House Brant 2004-11-16
Series Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Movie High Crimes Guard #2 2002-04-05
Series The Shield Sonny 2002-03-12
Series Players Unknown 2002-05-01
Series Boomtown Unknown 2002-09-29
Series American Dreams Sam Walker 2002-09-29
Series Without a Trace Peter Taha 2002-09-26
Movie The Playaz Court Reggie 2000-01-01
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Series Judging Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Series 7th Heaven Detention Student #2 1996-08-26
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19