January 27, 1991
Cristo Fernández is a Mexican actor, and former professional footballer for the Estudiantes Tecos Club of the Liga Premier de México. He is best known for playing Dani Rojas in the Apple TV+ comedy series Ted Lasso.
Fernández was born on January 27, 1991, in Guadalajara, Jalisco. Throughout his life, Fernández has become fluent in multiple languages such as English, German, French, Italian and his mother tongue, Spanish. He found a love for football at a young age. His passion for football earned him a slot on Guadalajara's Estudiantes Tecos Club at the age of 15. Unfortunately, a devastating knee injury ultimately ended his career as a professional footballer. Following the encouragement of his parents, he decided to pursue a second career, and fell in love with acting while in college.
After moving to London, Fernández further pursued acting. Following a stint in several indie movies, Fernández was cast in the Apple TV+ comedy series Ted Lasso, a series that has received global acclaim.
|2016||Treintona, soltera y fantástica||Mesero|
|2017||Fuera De Serie||Guillermo||Short film|
|2018||New Message Received||Ben||Short film|
|2018||Intermitente||Erick González (Boxer)||Short film|
|2019||Distract-MEME||Quirky Man||Short film|
|2019||The Great Travel Experiment: Brisbane, Australia||Guide Assistant||Short film|
|2019||Vainilla Por La Noche||Papá (Alcohólico Agresivo)||Short film|
|2019||Çdo Çast||Shpirti Amë (Native American Spirit)||Short film|
|2019||Puedo Explicarlo||Felipe||Short film|
|2019||Method in Madness||Hamlet||Short film|
|2019||El Hada de Las Chelas||Max||TV Movie|
|2020||Mis Mejores Días||Eric||Short film|
|2021||Me Enredas - Xias||Paco||Video Short|
|2021||When you are gone||Waiter 1|
|2021||Who Speaks Love||Paco|
|2021||Spider-Man: No Way Home||Bartender|
|2020–present||Ted Lasso||Dani Rojas||Recurring role|
- Cristo Fernández. "Cristo Fernández- Biography". IMDB. Retrieved December 26, 2021.
- Vanessa Guillen Matheus. "'Fútbol is Life!' Mexican actor Cristo Fernández is loving his 'Ted Lasso' role". NBC News. Retrieved December 26, 2021.
- Sandra Gonzalez. "For 'Ted Lasso' actor Cristo Fernández, football was life until life had other plans". CNN. Retrieved December 26, 2021.