Fear the Walking Dead actor Spenser Granese in A Man Named Otto

Spenser Granese as Arno - Fear the Walking Dead _ Season 7, Episode 9 - Photo Credit: Lauren "Lo" Smith/AMC
Spenser Granese as Arno - Fear the Walking Dead _ Season 7, Episode 9 - Photo Credit: Lauren "Lo" Smith/AMC /

Actor Spenser Granese portrayed a character named Arnold or Arno in season 7 of Fear the Walking Dead. He was the leader of the Stalkers whose life ended when he made the mistake of messing with Daniel (Rubén Blades). Granese had a small role in the movie A Man Called Otto, streaming on Netflix.

A Man Called Otto is directed by Marc Forster, known for World War Z, from a screenplay by David Magee, who won a Golden Globe for Finding Neverland. This film is the second adaptation of the book by Fredrick Backman, A Man Called Ove. 

The story follows Otto, a 63-year-old widower from Pittsburg, and his life six months after losing his wife, Sonya. He has become a cynical, grumpy man, but when a new lively family becomes his neighbors, he meets his match in a pregnant wife and mother of the family. A bond is formed that will turn his life upside down.

Tom Hanks plays Otto and Mariana Treviño as Marisol, his new friend. They are joined by Rachel Keller, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Truman Hanks, Mack Bayda, and Mike Birbiglia. Granese plays Nick, who, according to IMDB, is the “driving lesson muscle head,” which will sense if/when you watch the movie.

A Man Called Otto is currently streaming on Netflix as the number one movie, with a 97% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes. 

What else does Spenser Granese star in besides Fear the Walking Dead?

Granese is known for his role on Fear the Walking Dead, Better Call Saul, Mayans M.C., Pam & Tommy, Barry, and more.

Next, he will star in Alonso Ruizpalacios’ La Cocina, based on Arnold Wesker’s play. This film follows the life of the staff in a New York City restaurant kitchen during a lunchtime rush where all of the world’s cultures mix.

He will also star in Little Death, an indie drama produced by Darren Aronofsky. The short follows two young drug addicts who break into a neurotic TV writer’s home before they cruise around LA and ponder questions about life, death, and morality.

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