December 5, 1981 (age 42) (
Acuna, Coahuila, Mexico
Movies and TV shows
The Following, Mixology, Almost Thirty, Santiago From the Other Side, On the Edge
Nico Tortorella, Shawn Ash, Daniel Cud, Adam Campbell, Valorie Curry
The Following's Adan Canto on Love Triangles and "Totally Unexpected" Twists
Adan Canto (born December 5, 1981) is a Mexican actor. He is best known for his role as Sunspot in the 2014 superhero film X-Men: Days of Future Past. On television, Canto played Paul Torres on the Fox drama series, The Following, and in 2015 starred as AJ Menendez in the short-lived ABC prime time soap opera, Blood & Oil.
- The Followings Adan Canto on Love Triangles and Totally Unexpected Twists
- Meet x men days of future past s hot superhero adan canto
- Life and career
Currently, he stars in the role of Aaron Shore in the ABC political drama Designated Survivor.
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Life and career
Canto was born in Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila. He made his acting debut at the age of 9, before starting a professional career in Mexican telenovelas in 2009. Canto also has appeared in a number of Mexican films, as Like Water for Chocolate before moving to the United States.
In 2013, Canto made his debut on the American television, playing the role of Paul Torres on the Fox drama series, The Following during its first season. He later was cast as Sunspot in the 2014 superhero film X-Men: Days of Future Past. Also in 2014, Canto was regular cast member in the short-lived ABC comedy series, Mixology. He later had main roles in the Amazon pilot Hysteria, and NBC's The Curse of the Fuentes Women. In 2015, Canto was cast as AJ Menendez in ABC prime time soap opera, Blood & Oil. The series was cancelled after one season. He later had the recurring role in Fox drama series, Second Chance, and guest-starred on ShondaLand's The Catch.
In 2016, Canto was cast in the ABC political drama series, Designated Survivor, playing White House Deputy Chief of Staff, and later Chief of Staff Aaron Shore opposite Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, and Maggie Q.