The 2023 Dyersburg Comic and Pop Culture Con, welcomes Professional Actor Santiago Cirilo back to the Con. Set for December 2nd, located at The Lannom Center at 2000 Commerce Ave, Dyersburg TN. from 9am-4pm
Santiago Cirilo is the sixth of seven children to Hector and Maria Cirilo both originally from Puerto Rico. Santiago lived in both Ohio and Puerto Rico at a young age. Growing up in Lorain, Ohio was a big challenge for Santiago. Being bilingual and adapting to America culture was just the easy task, growing up with five brothers, and a sister, in a two bedroom duplex was the hard task. During his teenage years to adulthood, Santiago always had the passion for the entertainment business, but never had that push to precede it. Santiago was involved in numerous high school Dramatic Arts Programs hosted and coordinated events. You just couldn’t get him off stage or away from any type of camera. After college Santiago enlisted in the United States Army Infantry. For six years Santiago lead missions all over the United States and Over Seas. Santiago’s dedication to America has earned him numerous achievement awards and metals to add leading missions for USA Special Ops, Marine Recon, and Navy Seals. Once Santiago’s military term was up, he was hired at Gibson Guitars in Nashville, Tennessee. In less than a year Santiago moved up in ranks from a level 1 sander to being personally responsible and only builder for Chet Akins guitars and guitars for “A” List artists to include Kid Rock, Lenny Kravitz, Keith Urban and Toby Keith. During his time at Gibson, Santiago followed his heart and faith, and started going back to school for a Paralegal & Performing Arts Degree. Working 8 plus hours and going to school at night and weekends, gave Santiago the dedication and Drive to be successful in both professions.
Acting Credits include
Santiago has appeared in the following:
Under Lock and Key
America’s Most Wanted: America Fights Back
Tales from parts unknown
Beast of The Water
Your worst Nightmare
Sins and Secrets
Ashes to Ashes
and many others
Make sure you go by Santiago’s table and check out all the cool stuff he has, get and autograph picture.