Mostly Credited As: Augusto Di Paolo
Birth Name: Augusto Di Paolo
Date Of Birth: August 16, 1972 (Age 42)
Country Of Birth: Argentina
Birth Place: Buenos Aires
Height: 6' 2" (1.87 m)
Augusto Puig Di Paolo was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. where at the age of 20, he began studying acting. The strong Catholic believer attended Santa Isabel High School and it was there that he decided to be a professional actor. After that, Augusto decided to tell his parents about it. Then he attended acting classes to improve his acting skills. With help from a casting agent he had met earlier, he got the opportunity to start auditioning for a couple of roles after he had graduated from high school.
Also at age 21 he began a modeling career. At age 24, he opted to focus more on his acting career performing with the local theater group. As a Drama Teacher he had directed 9 school musicals.
After auditioning (as "Augusto Puig"), he finally got a role in a TV series and he made his TV debut in a successful popular teen drama "Verano del '98" (Endless Summer). He originally auditioned for a small role but producers were extremely impressed by his acting so they created a character for him on the show. Then he appeared in another Tv Shows like the teen drama "Enamorarte", the Soap Opera "Abre tus Ojos" and another comedy; the successful "Los Roldan". A few years later, when the opportunity to model in Mexico arose, Di Paolo grabbed it, embarking on an enriching path of work, travel and study. He changed his acting name to "Augusto Di Paolo" in honor to his mother Beatriz Di Paolo, who died in 2004.
Augusto was soon discovered by TV Mexican producers performing his role as "Luis Stassi" in the play "Arpias". Not too long later, and after filming a couple of television pilots he appeared in another successful TV Show's; TV Azteca's "Se Busca Un Hombre". Originally he had the role of Rodrigo Escalante but the Network felt that he was too handsome for the part so they gave the role of Miguel Angel Solis, boyfriend of Anette Michel's character. It didn't take too long for Augusto to get more TV roles in another shows like "La Vida es una Canción", "Lo que Callamos las Mujeres", "Sexo Fuerte" and "Cambio de Vida".
Now he's filming "Cachito de mi Corazon" (as Rafael), a new comedy from the same producer of "Se Busca Un Hombre", Genoveva Martinez.
Di Paolo spends much of his time studying acting, writing and practicing sports.