Raphael-Alejandro
Raphael Alejandro | Biography

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  • Full Name Raphael Alejandro
  • Occupation Actor, Voiceover Actor
  • Nationality Canadian
  • Birthplace Montreal, Canada
  • Birth Date Aug 22, 2007
  • Age 14 Years, 3 Months
Cast of Disney Sitcom 'Bunk'd'

Raphael Alejandro | Biography

Began acting when he was four years old

Alejandro started in the film industry when he was just four years old. He owes this venture to his older sister Dalila Bel, who encouraged him to pursue a career in acting. Dalila began her acting career at five, and Alejandro grew up witnessing her rehearsing for auditions and having a blast on set. As a result, Alejandro decided to pursue the same career. 


Raphael Alejandro is an actor famous for his role as Matteo in the TV series 'Bunk'd.'

Who Is Raphael Alejandro?

Raphael Alejandro is a Canadian actor who started his career in the line when he was four years old. He began with commercials, then slowly rose to prominent roles in the movies and television series. 

Alejandro is most famous for his roles, like Matteo in Bunk'd (2018-2021) and Hugo in the TV short Acapulco (2021).

His elder sister Dalila inspired his successful venture in the film industry.

How Old Is Raphael Alejandro?

Raphael Alejandro was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on 22 August 2007. Alejandro is 14 years old as of 2021.

Parents & Siblings

Alejandro grew up in a household of three siblings, along with his Canadian parents. He has an older sister named Dalila Bela and an older brother, Bruce Salomon. All three siblings belong to the acting profession.

Alejandro started in the film industry when he was just four years old. He owes this venture to his older sister Dalila Bel, who encouraged him to pursue a career in acting. Dalila began her acting career at five, and Alejandro grew up witnessing her rehearsing for auditions and having a blast on set. As a result, Alejandro decided to pursue the same career. 

Career

He was initially cast in commercials before securing his first television role as Roland, the son of Robin Hood, on ABC's Once Upon a Time (2013 - 2016). Alejandro was just five years old at the time. In his debut year, he also guest-starred in the TV series Almost Human, for which he was nominated for a 'Young Artist Award.' 

A few more of his other TV credits include the movies like Nerd Herd (2015), Badge of Honor (2015), Kindergarten Cop 2 (2016), How to Be a Latin Lover (2017), and Jungle Cruise (2021).

Alejandro also had cameos on the TV shows, including Olympus in 2015, The Rocketeer, and Amphibia in 2020. Subsequently, from 2018 to 2021, he played Matteo Silva in the TV series Bunk'd and Hugo in the TV short Acapulco in 2021.

He also voiced Ethan in the short Gord's Brother (2015), Nathan in The Boss Baby 2: Family Business (2021), and Dean in the TV short Lego Star Wars Terrifying Tales in 2015. 

Besides the given, he has appeared on a couple of talk shows; namely, Entertainment Tonight (2016), Made in Hollywood (2017), and a few TV specials like Disney Channel Halloween House Party (2020), Pink Ribbons Caring A Special TV Event (2020), Holidays Unwrapped: A Disney Channel Music Event (2019), The 41st Annual Young Artist Awards (2020), On the Red Carpet: Young Artist Academy 41st Awards (2020), and more.

'Bunk'D'

Alejandro played Matteo in the TV series Bunk'D from 2018 to 2021. However, the series initially started in 2015.

Bunk'd follow Emma (played by Peyton List), Ravi (played by Karan Brar), and Zuri Ross (played by Skai Jackson) as they travel to a rural summer camp in Maine, where their parents initially met when they were teenagers. Premising friendship, a love triangle, and fear related to camps, Bunk'd reveal how the trio set out to adjust their lives at the base.

His character

Alejandro revealed to Young Entertainment magazine in 2021 that his actual self and Matteo had a lot in common. "We both love to learn, especially about Science, and we care for our family and friends. Loyalty and respect are characteristics that we both share as well," he said. Alejandro additionally picked upon the dissimilarities between them, conveying, "one thing that Matteo and I don't have in common is that I am adventurous and kind of a daredevil, and Matteo is not."  

In the same interview, Alejandro stated that Bunk'd, and his character taught him to be himself and embrace and appreciate others for who they are. 

'Lego' 

Alejandro was the voice of the character Dean in LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales (2021). The characters Dean, Poe, and BB-8 face their anxieties, avert an evil sorcerer from rising to flee to reach their companions in this 44-minute TV short.

Poe Dameron (voiced by Jake Green), who played the courageous X-Wing pilot in this animated action short, is its protagonist. His representation here is comical, yet he keeps his heroic traits from the films. Graballa the Hutt (voiced by Dana Snyder) has Dean serving as his assistant.

'Acapulco'

Acapulco debuted on the screen on 8 October 2021. 

This comedic series follows the protagonist Máximo Gallardo, played by Enrique Arrizon, who lands his dream job as a houseboy at Las Colinas, Acapulco's trendiest resort. Nonetheless, he quickly discovers that the role is considerably more complex than he expected. Gallardo later grows up to be a billionaire in the series.

In the series, Alejandro plays Hugo, Gallardo's nephew, with whom Gallardo discusses the latter's childhood experiences. The conversation serves as a warning to Hugo as he discovers Gallardo's challenging choices and actions, many of which still bother him to date, despite his seeming success.

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