Sancho Martin was born in Zilina, Slovakia. Sancho's mother has Spanish,Slovakian and Native American ancestry and his father is Slavic descent. His mother is a former gymnast-dancer and his father is a holistic-nutritionist and a national champion in power-lifting. Most of Sancho's childhood was spent in Kysucke Nove Mesto. Sancho was greatly influenced by his father's and mother's athleticism and optimum lifestyle and since his early childhood knew he wanted be a winner and become famous.
In (2007), Sancho graduated from the Associated Secondary School of Hotel Services and Commerce in Cadca, Slovakia with a major in Hotel Services and Culinary Arts. He completed four semesters at the University of Zilina Faculty of Science with a major in Mass Media Communication (2010). While studying at the University, Sancho decided to study holistic nutrition following in his father's footsteps. Deciding to dedicate himself to the world of dance, Sancho still passionately encouraged and worked with dancers and other professionals encouraging healthy eating and life choices in order to flourish holistically and live wholly.
In 2010 Sancho’s extraordinary talent was discovered by renowned film director and producer Brett Ratner. Mr. Ratner immediately placed him in the Nabisco’s Oreo Cookie national commercial campaign entitled “DSRL Team” starred Shaquille O'Neal, Venus Williams, Eli Manning and Apolo Ohno. It was Sancho's first break in the Hollywood entertainment and his way into the SAG-AFTRA Union.
Since then Sancho has been privileged working with renowned film directors, producers and writers such as Peter Berg and Tom Hooper.
In 2015 Peter Berg cast Sancho in the Discover Card national commercial campaign entitled “Freeze It” which has aired during the 73rd Golden Globe Awards, 67th Primetime Emmy Awards, 74th Golden Globe Awards and 59th Annual Grammy Awards and it’s set to be airing until August 2018.
Among many of his extraordinary talents Sancho also has huge passion for Motion-capture acting and movement. He has starred as a motion capture actor-suit performer in the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) The Real Cost anti-smoking national commercial campaign entitled "The 7000 Chemicals" where he worked with the A-list American actor and former contortionist Doug Jones (actor) and American special effects studio Legacy Effects. He was remarkably Body FX Live Casted on the critically acclaimed horror TV series, American Horror Story and had a contortionist solo on Fox's hit Glee (TV series). He has also performed as a motion capture actor for VICON House of Moves.
In 2016 Sancho is set to appear as Skinny Braid-Ghost Nation Warrior in the HBO's science fiction western TV series Westworld.
In January 2017 Sancho has wrapped currently Undisclosed Project starring Jeffrey Wright and directed by Oscar winning British film and television director Tom Hooper.
MARGIE HABER STUDIOUS (Audition Technique)
BOBBIE SHAW CHANCE
(Scene Study/Script Analysis/Relaxation)
INDEPENDENT SHAKESPEARE CO
(Lyrical Verse Speaking/Scene Study)
SAL ROMEO STUDIOS
SWORD PLAY / TIM WESKE
(Stage Combat/Sword Fighting)
US GREEN CARD/EU PASSPORT
*SWORD FIGTING/STAGE COMBAT
*SPEAKS (LAKOTA, APACHE, YUCATEC MAYAN, MAORI, ENGLISH RP/AMERICAN, SPANISH, GYPSY)