Sebestien Solíz was a native, full-time actor in Chicago for 14 years where he trained at Second City. In addition he also trained with Byrne Piven at the Noyse Cultural Center in Evanston, IL. He moved to Los Angeles in 2004. His on-stage performances include “Mickey Finn”, at Chicago’s Royal George Theatre, directed by Chris Hart of Los Angeles.
To date: Independent films include, “Alexander Wolf” where he plays Dr. Ristova, a Scientist, directed by two young directors, Carlo Serrano & Alvaro Barragan. “Once Upon a Time in the Hood” directed by Juan José Frausto, awarded 2nd place at the 2004 Chicago Latino Film Festival and “Boriqua” was presented at the 2004 Tribecca Film Festival. Solíz also had a supporting role as a ruthless government official in “The Lot”, directed by Kevin L. Watson, a Chicago based film cast by Sharon King,(“Barbershop”). His other accomplishments include “El Muerto” starring Wilmer Valderrama of, “That 70’s Show”. Solíz also had a supporting role as the small town rookie deputy opposite Michael Parks of “Kill Bill II”. Solíz played the leading role in the USC student film directed by Turgut Turk Adiguzel as Turkish Council Selahattin Ulkumen in “Crescent & Star”. Council Ulkumen was a humanitarian leader who saved 200 Jewish families from being slaughtered by the Nazi government in 1944. In retaliation, the Nazi government bombarded Ulkumen’s house, killing his pregnant wife. “Crescent & Star” won Best Film award at the 2005 Big Bear International Film Festival.
Aside from being completely bilingual, Solíz’ distinguished demeanor, olive complexion and above-average height affords him the unique opportunity to be cast not only in Latino roles, but also in Mediterranean/Middle Eastern roles with the added flair of someone such as Jeff Goldblum or Ray Romano. Solíz is a member of SAG-AFTRA.
Solíz’ accomplishments include most recently, the voice of “El Sueno”, in Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon/Wildlands. A video game to be released in March of 2017. His other vast array of voice-over work, range from being the Spanish speaking voice of St. Peter for Red Bull, Pepsi Max, President Clinton, selling cigarettes in Spain, laundry detergent in Mexico, the Pennsylvania State Penitentiary, Assyrian educational documentaries as well as documentaries on Human Rights, countless on-and-off camera television and radio commercials. Current (Film & TV) Agent is The Brock Agency, Commercial Talent Agency for (On-Camera Commercials) & AVO Talent, (Voice-over).
Sebestien Solíz is very grateful for all of his blessings.