Efren Ramirez (born October 2, 1973 in Los Angeles, California) is an Hispanic-American actor of Salvadorian and Mexican descent.
Ramirez has starred in a number of films, including Napoleon Dynamite as Pedro Sanchez, Employee of the Month with Dane Cook, Jessica Simpson, and Dax Shepard, Crank with Jason Statham, Searching for Mickey Fish with Daniel Baldwin, All You've Got with Ciara, and HBO's Walkout and made cameos in Nacho Libre and Mr. & Mrs. Smith. Efren is set to star in the comedy American Summer with Matthew Lillard.
Soon after the success of Napoleon Dynamite, the music group G. Love and Special Sauce asked Efren to appear in their music video "Booty Call". He also played Ashlee Simpson's boyfriend in the music video for her 2005 song "Boyfriend".
Efren Ramirez is also a touring DJ. He has performed in over 50 cities across the world and spins everything from Hip Hop music all the way to his favorite type of music: Hard House.
He co-founded Powerhouse Pictures...
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Employee of the Month is a film released on October 6, 2006. It focuses on events that happen at a Sam's Club-like store (and indeed filmed in a Costco store), where two co-workers, Zack (Dane Cook) and Vince (Dax Shepard), compete for the affection of the new cashier, Amy (Jessica Simpson). The movie is directed by Greg Coolidge and is rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor and language. It was released on DVD January 16, 2007.
Zack (Dane Cook), a slacker box boy who lives with his grandma, works at Super Club (a fictional warehouse store) with his fellow slacker buddies Lon (Andy Dick), Russell (Harland Williams) and Iqbal (Brian George). Vince (Dax Shepard) has received the "Employee of the Month" award for seventeen months in a row with some assistance from his very loyal and subdued sidekick Jorge (Efren Ramirez). The store manager in a storewide meeting announces that if Vince wins "Employee of the Month" for the 18th time in the following month he'll be put on the fast track to...
Crank is a 2006 action/thriller film, written and directed by both Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor. The Lions Gate Films-produced film stars Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Efren Ramirez, and Dwight Yoakam. It was released in the United States on September 1, 2006 in 2,515 theaters. The film was rated R by the MPAA for strong violence, pervasive language, sexuality, nudity, and drug use.
After Chev Chelios, a hit man, completed a job, he wakes up hallucinating, finding himself extremely uncomfortable. He plays a DVD message from a rival hit man who reveals that Chev has been injected with a mysterious poison known as the "Beijing Cocktail" and he has only an hour to live. Chev soon realizes that the poison can only be slowed by his own adrenaline. With what little time Chev has left alive, he plans to get his revenge on the people who injected him with the poison. He must fight and race all throughout Los Angeles to say goodbye to his girlfriend, Eve, while keeping his adrenaline pumping....,
Walkout is a 2006 Home Box Office film based on a true story of the 1968 East L.A. walkouts. Student activist and Mexican-American Paula Crisostomo (played by Alexa Vega), tired of being treated unequally, decides to take action and stage a walkout at five East Los Angeles high schools in 1968 to protest educational conditions and complain of anti-Mexican educational bias along with some 10,000 students. It premiered March 18, 2006 on HBO.Chicano LAPD Cop torn between White American Dominated Law and Order and Mexican American Civil Rights MovementExternal links HBO: Walkout Walkout at the Internet Movie Database
Napoleon Dynamite is an 2004 independent film co-written and directed by Jared Hess and Jerusha Hess. The film was Jared Hess' first full-length feature and is partially adapted from his earlier short film, Peluca.Napoleon Dynamite was filmed in and near Preston, Idaho in the summer of 2003. It debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2004. In June later that year it was given a limited release. Its wide release followed in August. The film's total domestic gross was $44.5 million. Considering its budget of $400,000, Napoleon Dynamite was a huge success.The film is rated PG by the MPAA and TV-14 by the television content rating system in the United States.
The film centers on the "adventures" of Napoleon Dynamite, an outcast at his high school who seems to feel at odds with his entire existence. The minimalist plot of the movie involves his interactions with his family (grandmother, Uncle Rico, and brother Kip), his lone school friend (Pedro) and his romantic interest (Deb),...,
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