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      Nelson Ascencio

      Nelson Ascencio

      Highest Rated: 84% The Hunger Games (2012)

      Lowest Rated: 70% Paul (2011)

      Birthday: Aug 30, 1964

      Birthplace: Havana, Cuba

      A talented Cuban-American comic and actor, Nelson Ascencio went from working the New York City comedy circuit to training in Los Angeles with The Groundlings improv troupe. After breaking into the industry with television guest spots, including in an episode of "The Larry Sanders Show" (HBO, 1992-98), he became a writer and cast member for "MADtv" (Fox, 1995-2009), where he delighted with his many impressions, including a spot-on Ricky Martin. After leaving the series, Ascencio continued touring with his comedy routines and guested on "Curb Your Enthusiasm" (HBO, 2000- ) before landing the small but flashy role of Flavius, a member of the style team for contestant Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) in the highly anticipated dystopian thriller "The Hunger Games" (2012). Gifted with both comedic and dramatic chops, Nelson Ascencio proved a fascinating addition to any project in which he appeared.

      Highest rated movies

      The Hunger Games poster
      The Hunger Games
      Paul poster
      Paul

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      Movies

      Credit
      84% 81% The Hunger Games Flavius (Character) $408.0M 2012
      70% 62% Paul Jorge (Character) $37.4M 2011

      TV

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      59% 86% God Friended Me Asst. Reverend (Guest Star) 2020
      78% 88% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Enrique Alvarez (Guest Star) 2020
      No Score Yet 85% Blue Bloods Jose (Guest Star) 2018
      28% 40% Kevin Can Wait Clyde (Guest Star) 2017
      92% 91% Curb Your Enthusiasm Room Service Waiter (Guest Star) 2004
      No Score Yet 43% MADtv Unknown (Character),
      Unknown (Guest Star)
      2000-2001