Photos with Omar Hansen
Actor and award-winning pilot Omar Hansen was born in Santa Barbara, California. Best known for his films Seventy-nine, Treasure Hunters, Ghost Googles and The Good Bad Guy as well as appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live! he credits Morgan Freeman and Christian Bale as major influences in his career. During middle school Hanse joined the Civil Air Partrol where he rose to the rank of Cadet Captain. He received the General Billy Mitchel,Goddard, and Presidential Youth Fitness awards.These awards entitled Hansen to fifteen hours of free flight under instruction. He was able to solo fly when he was 13 years old. Read more... age of 25 as a member of the U.S. Marines, Hansen decided to become an actor while sitting in a pilot briefing day dreaming about films such as Top Gun.Not surprising as he is one of a few Marines to achieve a perfect score in the Marines Fitness Test and completed Survival/Evasion/Resistance/Escape Survival School by training 3 weeks in the Philippines' jungle. He spent 8 years of intense physical training in the U.S. Marines which have become essential and a rel asset to his acting career. In sports, Hansen is an avid mixed martial arts, basketball and fencing enthusiast.He also practices yoga which he credits for helping him focus on his roles and to pay close undivided attention to directors. His favorite role to date is that of Police Captain Raj Zahaire in the TV Series Sangre Negra: The Battle Begins staring Erik Estrada, Danny Arroyo, Antonio McKay and Robert Miano. Sangre Negra is the cross-generational saga of the Santors Family which is told telenovela style and combines the family drama of Dallas and the underworld intrigue of The Sopranos. Produced and Directed by Frank Pinock. Sangre Negra will be release4d in the fall of 2014.