Mark Dacascos of John Wick 3, Hawaii Five-0, and Iron Chef America | Be Like Water

Hollywood Real

Mar 16 2021 • 59 mins

Actor Mark Dacascos of John Wick 3, Hawaii Five-0, and Iron Chef America is a world champion martial artist who once had ambitions of becoming a monk. He reveals why he chose acting as a noble career, the key life lesson his father taught him, and the values that define his personal brand.

Mark's latest big-screen role is as the lead villain, Zero, in John Wick 3 featuring Keanu Reeves and Halle Berry.

▶︎ WATCH the full Mark Dacascos interview at Hollywood Real with Jay Menez on YouTube

Mark's appeared in over 40 feature films including the haunting French film and box office success, Brotherhood of the Wolf, nemesis to Jet Li in Cradle to the Grave, and cult classic action film, Drive. He has also reprised the iconic role of Wo Fat in the hit CBS series Hawaii 5-0, Mr. Giyera on the hit television show Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., as well as the star of the series The Crow. Mark has appeared in numerous television shows such as Chicago P.D., Lucifer, and the hugely popular Hallmark franchise, The Perfect Bride and its follow up The Perfect Bride: Wedding Bells.

Mark's turn as The Chairman of the Food Network's hit show, Iron Chef America launched him into pop icon status with over 200 episodes and counting on the Food Network. He also took his turn on the dance floor transforming his martial arts moves into dancing magic on ABC's hit show, Dancing With the Stars. Many millions have also enjoyed watching Mark in the hugely popular and uber-successful web series Mortal Kombat Legacy and the international web series The Way.

Besides starring in television and films, Mark achieved a career milestone by directing his first feature film titled Showdown in Manilla starring Casper Van Dien and Tia Carrere.

The darkly exotic, multi-lingual, multi-skilled Dacascos is a mix of Japanese, Filipino, Spanish, Irish, and Chinese heritages. He was born in Hawaii and attended school in Germany. He is married to actress, Julie Condra, and the proud father of 3 children.

IG @DacascosMark
__________________________

🎙 Jay Menez hosts revealing conversations with the most fascinating people in entertainment and sports. SUBSCRIBE now for more celebrity interviews.

Show Links HollywoodReal.com
IG @jaymeneztv
YT @hollywoodreal
email media@hollywoodreal.com

You Might Like

Stuff You Should Know
Stuff You Should Know
iHeartPodcasts
This American Life
This American Life
This American Life
Radiolab
Radiolab
WNYC Studios
The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe
The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe
The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe
Freakonomics Radio
Freakonomics Radio
Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher
The Ezra Klein Show
The Ezra Klein Show
New York Times Opinion
Girls Next Level
Girls Next Level
Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt
The Shrink Next Door
The Shrink Next Door
Wondery | Bloomberg
Bad Batch
Bad Batch
Wondery
Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlain
Anything Goes with Emma Chamberlain
Emma Chamberlain and Ramble
Literally! With Rob Lowe
Literally! With Rob Lowe
Stitcher & Team Coco, Rob Lowe