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Christian Camargo appears in Breaking Dawn - Part 1 and Breaking Dawn - Part 2 as Eleazar. He also appeared in the show Dexter.


Camargo was born Christian Minnick in New York City, New York, the son of former soap opera actress Victoria Wyndham and grandson of actor Ralph Camargo. He is a 1992 graduate of Hobart College. He was the Program Director of WEOS The Colleges' public radio station. Camargo is a graduate of the Juilliard School of Drama (Group 25) and went on to perform in the Broadway production of David Hare's Skylight with Michael Gambon (Theater World Award). From there, Camargo went to England to join the inaugural company of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre on the Southbank. He met his future wife, English actress Juliet Rylance, there.


Camargo's New York theater work includes the Public Theater's Kit Marlowe, Steve Martin's Underpants at Classic Stage Company, and Theater For A New Audience's Coriolanus. In 2008 Camargo played opposite Dianne Wiest, John Lithgow and Katie Holmes in Arthur Miller's All My Sons on Broadway.

In early 2009 Camargo played the title role in the Theatre for a New Audience's production of Hamlet and garnered good reviews. The show ran until April 12, 2009.

Camargo portrayed the role of Orlando in The Bridge Project's presentation of Shakespeare's As You Like It in Brooklyn, New York. In 2010, he played Ariel in the company's rendition of Shakespeare's The Tempest.

As of September 30th, 2010, he was cast as Eleazar of the Denali coven in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Parts 1 and 2.

He wrote and directed a modern retelling of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, produced by his wife, actress Juliet Rylance, together with Barbara Romer, the founder of the New Globe Theater. The film stars Katie Holmes, William Hurt, Allison Janney, Cherry Jones, Russell Means, Michael Nyqvist, Jean Reno, Mark Rylance, and Ben Whishaw, and is scheduled to release in 2013.

Camargo is currently portraying Mercutio in the 2013 Broadway revival of Romeo and Juliet, directed by David Leveaux and starring Orlando Bloom as Romeo and Condola Rashād as Juliet.


He has also been the face of Fast Ashley's, a custom car company that specialized in customizing vintage and muscle cars for celebrities, models and millionaires. The MTV reality show Fast Inc. follows the behind the scenes dealings of Fast Ashley's. His role in National Treasure: Book of Secrets was John Wilkes Booth.



Year Film
1999 Story of a Bad Boy
Harlem Aria
Plunkett & Macleane
Picture This
2001 Double Bang
Lip Service
2002 For the People
K-19: The Widowmaker
2005 Welcome to California
2006 Henry May Long
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The Cry
Find Love
2007 National Treasure: Book of Secrets
2009 The Hurt Locker
Happy Tears
2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
2013 Europa


Year TV Show/Documentary
1998 The Guiding Light
2002 Presidio Med
2003 CSI
Without a Trace
2004 Karen Sisco
2005 Wanted
Ghost Whisperer
2006-2007, 2011 Dexter
2008 The Cleaner
2009 Law & Order
2011 Medium
The Mentalist
2012 The Good Wife
2013 Haven


His favorite part of Breaking Dawn is the Volturi confrontation.

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