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Zak Santiago


B: January 3, 1981 in Vancouver, BC

A modern day Renaissance man, Zak Santiago is a Golden Gloves winning boxer, popular nightclub DJ, classically trained musician, ballet and flamenco dancer, and an actor. He won a Leo Award in 1994 for best supporting actor in the lauded Human Cargo, and was praised for his supporting lead work as one of the terrorists in A&E’s ratings blockbuster Flight 93. In 2006 he was nominated for another acting Leo for his work on Young Blades. In 1998, he ended his amateur boxing career to focus exclusively on dance. He has studied classical ballet and flamenco extensively for many years and in 2000 he was accepted to Madrid’s world-renowned Amor de Dios Academy where he studied under several legends of flamenco.