Marcelo Palacios is a film, television, and stage actor. The son of two flamenco dancers, he grew up touring immersed in the arts. Marcelo received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida Atlantic University and trained with notable acting coaches Scott Rogers and Sharon Chatten. After a short stint as a teacher in the FLADOE, Marcelo's love for acting flourished while as a role-player for the U.S. military. His professional debut came as Hector Garcia in the CBS prime time TV series Hawaii Five-0. He also portrayed Tony Giordano in the off off Broadway production of The Full Monty, and voiced a pig named Manny in the film Timber the Treasure Dog. Marcelo received his name after his father, a world renowned flamenco dancer.
When not acting, Marcelo dedicates time to writing and working on his craft.
In his spare time, Marcelo loves to surf and may be spotted at one of the many California surf beaches, he also likes to tinker with cars and is an avid drift enthusiast.
His heroes are his parents, Peter Dinklage, Sam Jackson, Leo DiCaprio, John Travolta, Robert De Niro, Christoph Waltz, James Russo, Quentin Tarantino, Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood, Sylvester Stallone, Robert Rodriguez, Antonio Banderas, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson, Salma Hayek, Eugenio Derbez, and Al Pacino to name a few.
He currently resides with his wife and two sons in Los Angeles, CA.
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