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Meet 'Warrior Nun' Actor Emilio Sakraya with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Meet 'Warrior Nun' Actor Emilio Sakraya with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

The new Netflix series Warrior Nun has become a huge hit for the streaming service and we caught up with one of the show’s stars to learn more about him!

Emilio Sakraya is the 24-year-old German actor who plays the role of JC, the leader of a group of criminals and also a love interest for Ava (Alba Baptista).

Not only is Emilio an actor, he is also an artist with an album on the way and he even has another Netflix series in the works. Check out 10 Fun Facts about him:

  • 1. I am afraid of heights, but I will soon make my first parachute jump.
  • 2. I’ve been in front of the camera since I was nine years old.
  • 3. During the Corona-isolation I dyed my hair blonde, because I just wanted to go for it.
  • 4. Surprise – I love sports. Boxing and running are part of my daily sports routine.
  • 5. Since 2020 I have my own label Sakraya and there I am responsible for the designs.

Click inside for the rest of the fun facts…

  • 6. My big love = Pizza and donuts!
  • 7. Soon I will be back on Netflix in Tribes of Europa, where I play a leading role.
  • 8. I contribute the credits song “RAUS” for Bastian Schweinsteiger’s documentary, Schweinsteiger Memories: From Beginning to Legend.
  • 9. I was born and raised in Berlin. But my mother came to Germany from Morocco when she was 18 years old.
  • 10. This year is very special for me. Besides Warrior Nun, my first album will be released on which I worked for four years. (I play piano and guitar.)

You can stream season one of Warrior Nun right now on Netflix!

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