Pavel Slanina grew up on the Canary Islands of Spain. He has been passionate about filmmaking, film editing, and photography from a young age. After discovering a passion for acting too, he left a professional soccer career to move to the United States and pursue training at AMDA (College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts) in Los Angeles.
I am (use a max. of 3 words to describe yourself)… hardworking, positive, reliable.
Acting is... the only thing in the world that let’s you live as many lives as you want.
My last gig taught me... that I’m able to create emotions on command better than I thought.
Proudest performance moment... Producing and Starring in a union short film.
Most embarrassing audition... hasn’t happened yet.
Most challenging part... Playing a psychopath kid that killed his parents and his younger sister.
The moment I knew I wanted to be an actor... when I cried watching The Green Mile.
Dying to work with... Quentin Tarantino
Was born to play... in a Tarantino movie or Game of Thrones.
Learn lines by... repeating them over and over.
Get into character by... understanding the character in depth.
Special skill I wouldn't put on my resume… I can whistle very loud.
Movie I can’t stop talking about... The Green Mile
Top three Netflix / Amazon shows in my queue… The Punisher, This is Us and Vikings
Currently reading… The power of the Actor by Ivana Chubbuck and #AskGaryVee by Gary Vaynerchuk
Car karaoke tune... Bandolero by Don Omar
If I weren't an actor, I'd be... a cinematographer
Stranger Things character that best represents me…
If they made a movie about my life, I’d be played by… Ryan Gosling
Actor crush... bromance The Rock, girl Jennifer Lawrence
If I were a color, I'd be… Blue
Hotel alias… SPARTACUS
LA spot that inspires or relaxes me… Coffee Shops
The best advice I ever got… Networking is everything