Born and raised in San Francisco, California, Xavier's first exposure to acting was a location shoot for the T.V. series "Streets of San Francisco" starring Michael Douglas and Karl Malden in 1973, a Quinn Martin Production, at 8 years of age. Since then, Xavier has gone on to study acting in California, New York, Toronto and Ottawa, Canada; most notably with John Strasberg.
Xavier next appears in the CBC Mini-Series, "The Best Laid Plans" directed by Peter Moss; and, made for television movie, "Guilty At 17" (Currently available on TMN OnDemand ch. 309 on The Roger's Network), directed by Curtis Crawford both currently in release in Ottawa, Canada. Xavier can also been seen in a starring role in "September Runs Red (Aquaphobia)(2013)" a Blackhouse Pictures Production also starring Adam Beach, Caroline Redekopp, and Pat Fry marking Xavier's second feature film with Adam Beach.
UPDATE: Be sure to also catch Xavier in "GUTSHOT" an Adrian Langley film currently in post production in Ottawa, Canada and due for a 2016 release as well as "No Easy Days" episodic televion series.
Name: Xavier Sotelo
Lives in: Ottawa, Canada
Company: The Mensour Agency, Ltd. (Ottawa, Canada)
Occupation: Actor and Musician
Unique traits: Professional Guitarist, Shotokan Karate 3rd Kyu (Brown Belt), Sharpshooter Medalist, Certified Horseback Rider (Western), fluent in English, Spanish, and French with working profeciency in Italian and Portuguese.
No Easy Days
Television by Simon Phillips (Drama) Principle The President's daughter is kidnapped and held ransom by a British mercenary, and a rebellious Navy SEAL is the only hope of saving her.
Film by Adrian Langley (Action and Drama) Actor Strike First. Die Last. In this gritty action film, an ex-soldier goes up against a notorious crime boss after he kills the mobster's son in a home invasion while a detective struggles with his corrupt police force and a card shark does her best to navigate the violence that ensues.
Guilty at 17
TV Movie by Anthony Lefresne (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Principle When 17-year-old Traci is lured into believing one of her friends was sexually assaulted by a teacher, she makes the mistake of lying to support the girl's story and is consumed with guilt when the teacher then commits suicide. But this is just the beginning. Caught up in a web of deceit, Traci befriends and confides in a female teacher that's more connected to the scam than Traci realizes, putting the girl in serious danger. Written by Reel One Entertainment
He Who Dares
Film by Paul Tanter (Action, Crime and Thriller) Principle A group of ruthless masked terrorists kidnap the Prime Ministers daughter, fortifying themselves in an underground car park rigged with explosives. A crack SAS team are sent in and must take the building one level at a time.
The Best Laid Plans
Television (Comedy) Principle Disillusioned with the grinding cynicism of Canadian federal politics, speechwriter Daniel Addison finally has enough when he catches his girlfriend going down on his politician boss. Unfortunately, the party's chief political wonk strongarms Daniel into first finding a candidate and running a election campaign in a hopeless riding before he can resign. Daniel finally finds a candidate in Angus McLintock, an eccentric engineering professor who agrees on the conditions that Daniel teaches his English for Engineers course and he himself does no campaigning. With their dummy campaign in place, everything starts to go wrong as these schemers find themselves in a race which their unorthodox deeds and goals start to energize it. Now, Daniel, inspired by the idealism by the supporters, especially the lovely daughter of one veteran volunteer, finds he is a fight to win despite his best efforts. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fugitive at 17
TV Movie by Jim Donovan (Crime, Mystery and Thriller) Actor Holly Hamilton is a fearsomely independent teenage girl who is always helping the people she cares about, often using her expert computer hacking skills to do so: whether it's hacking into a college database to see if her best friend Blake got an early acceptance, or by defrauding a health insurance corporation to help her very sick grandmother get a kidney transplant. She's not afraid to break the law a little, as long as it means helping someone she loves. But her luck takes an incredibly bad turn when she and Blake go to a rave to celebrate Blake getting into college, and Blake meets a mysterious older man who kills her by slipping her an overdose of a date rape drug. What's even worse is that this man then attacks Holly and frames her for the crime! And because of Holly's less than lawful behavior in the past, the cops are convinced that she is responsible for her best friend's death. But then one day, while she is getting transferred to juvenile hall, a breakout attempt happens ... Written by Anonymous
September Runs Red
Film by Dan Forgues (Thriller) Actor Taylor Evans, a successful, pretty modern day woman is finding her world rapidly collapsing around her as a sudden and unexplained phobia to water grips her psyche, shattering her fragile world. In desperation to save herself, Taylor reaches out to Dr. John Cane, a cast out phobia specialist, and ally of the worst kind. Dr. Cane, a notorious psychiatrist whose recent prominence and rise in the medical community is linked to a successful but controversial behavior analysis treatment he's pioneered on a desolate island. Reluctantly, Dr. Cane agrees to treat Taylor's irrational fear of water but on the sole condition the treatment take place on the remote island for her safety and wellbeing. Once on the secluded island, Taylor begins to suspect that Dr. Cane might not be giving her the whole truth, and that a terrible fate will befall her if she doesn't find a way off the island. Complicating matters further, Taylor learns Dr. Cane has a collaborator and a secret he's been hiding for ... Written by Black House Pictures
Film by Adrian Langley (Action, Crime and Drama) Large Principle Upon his release from jail, two-bit thug Don Keys gets caught up in the kidnapping plot of a mobster's daughter.
Butch Patterson: Private Dick
Television (Comedy) Actor