"I sold some drugs and shot some people." - Dionysio Basco

Filipino actor Dionysio Basco jokingly explains how he prepared for his role in Mexican Cartel movie American Sicario. Basco was a last minute replacement when the original actor tested positive for covid 2 days before filming.


Dionysio Basco is a multi-talented Filipino actor, dancer, and singer. His brothers Bante, Darion, and Derek Basco are also actors.

In 2010, Basco was chosen to be one of the lead characters of "The Fabulous Filipino Brothers" He has appeared in several feature films and television shows such as Dragon Dynasty, The Head Thieves, Race the Sun and more. He has had a successful acting career for over twenty years and has given some of the most entertaining on-screen performances.