Adan Canto

Adan Canto

  • Born on
    • December 5th, 1981
Adan Canto is a Mexican-American actor and director. 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 ABC prime time series Blood & Oil. Canto played real life politician Rodrigo Lara Bonia in acclaimed Netflix drama series Narcos. He is also well known for his role as Aaron Shore in the Netflix political drama Designated Survivor starring alongside Kiefer Sutherland. Canto wrote and directed his first short film Before Tomorrow in 2014. His short film The Shot earned several festival awards for Best Narrative Short Film in 2020.

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Acting (7 Credits)

2021The Devil Below as Darren
20202 Hearts as Jorge
2017Amanda & Jack Go Glamping as Nate
2016Designated Survivor as Aaron Shore
2014X-Men: Days of Future Past as Roberto da Costa / Sunspot
2014X-Men: Days of Future Past as Roberto da Costa / Sunspot
2013Mixology as Dominic


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