Fabian Carrillo story is the inspiration that one man has had on
thousands of people. This is a story of dreams and setting high
goals. This is a story in the making.
When he was three years old,
Fabian immigrated to the United States with his family
eventually settling in the Bronx... a culturally diverse and
tough New York City neighborhood. Because his mother had to
work, Fabian was often left alone. He was surrounded in his
neighborhood by gangs, violence, drug use and school drop-outs.
To avoid the streets Fabian would spend hundreds of hours
watching Bruce Lee movies. It was this famed martial art expert
that would immediately provide the inspiration that would alter
Fabian Carrillo's life.
Fabian's martial arts training
began at the youthful age of eight years old. His mother took
him to the neighborhood martial arts school, which taught Judo,
to learn how to defend himself and protect his younger sister
if need be. After studying with four different masters for
twelve years, Fabian was awarded his first black belt. Fabian
continued to excel and improve with each challenge. Fabian went
on to win over three hundred trophies, medals and awards in
karate competitions across the country.
For three consecutive years,
Fabian was a National Karate Champion. In 2003, he was inducted
into the Masters Martial Arts Hall of Fame receiving the “Living
Legend Award”. In 2005, Fabian was inducted into the museum of
“Latino Legends” and in 2004, Fabian made history by becoming
America’s first mainstream Latino martial arts action hero. In
addition, Fabian is currently waiting for confirmation from
Guinness World Records on being the world’s fastest 9 mm pistol
mega fire. In 2009, Fabian was awarded "Actor of the Year" by
Fabian holds a fifth degree black
belt in Shindo-Ryu Karate, a fifth degree black belt in Shindo-Kan
Karate, a fifth degree black belt in American Sport Karate, a
second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and a first degree black
belt in Shuyokan-Ryu AikiJujutsu. Fabian has shared his
knowledge, experience and skill by teaching thousands of
Fabian stars in “Latin Dragon™”
opposite a cast that includes Gary Busey, Lorenzo Lamas, James
Hong, Pepe Serna, Robert LaSardo and Joyce Giraud. This is a
ground breaking movie that is the beginning of a series that
will show case Fabian as the first Latino action hero. “Latin
Dragon™” was released nationally in the United States and in 68
countries worldwide. “Latin Dragon™” was the breakthrough film
for Fabian's climb to stardom.
Currently, Fabian is starring,
writing and producing the action/suspense feature length movie "DoubleTap"
co-written and directed by Ryan Combs. Fabian plays, Bobby
Giovanni, a distraught police detective plagued by his past and
compensating for his disability by taking Vicodin and other
prescription drugs. "Double Tap" is slated to be released in
will also be starring in "Clean Sweep" opposite well known names
as Daniel Baldwin, Pepe Serna, Reni Santoni, John Farley,
Evelina Fernandez and grammy award winning Jose Jose. "Clean
Sweep" is currently filming and slated for release in 2012.
In 2012 through 2014, Fabian is
slated to star in “Field of Fire”, “Rare Breed” and “Sub-Level:
The Risen” “Sub-Level: The Risen" will begin principle
photography August 2012 in Louisiana and “Field of Fire”,
written and directed by James Becket, is slated to begin
principal photography May 2013.
All this talk
about acting, movies, martial arts and career boils down to only
one thing in Carrillo's mind: how to set out to be a positive
To all the men and women of
the armed forces…Thank You for fighting for our freedom and the
American dream…You are my heroes!