Narcos: Where is Pablo Escobar actor Wagner Moura now?

Narcos proved a huge hit with drama, thriller and crime genre fans alike when it premiered on Netflix back in 2015. Following the exploits of Columbian drug lord Pablo Escobar (played by Wagner Moura), the series racked up Golden Globe and BAFTA nods as well as spawning its own spin-off, Narcos: Mexico. Here’s what the show’s leading actor is up to now following the character’s departure from the series in 2016.

Where is Narcos actor Wagner Moura now?

WARNING: This article contains spoilers from Narcos.

Pablo Escobar’s time on Narcos came to an abrupt end in the season two finale.

After weeks and weeks on the run, the Columbian police forces finally tracked down the drug lord.

What followed was a high-octane chase and shoot out between Escobar and American DEA agent Steve Murphy (Boyd Holbrook).

Escobar took several shots to the body and was left lying lifeless on top of the roof of a nearby building.


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He was then shot in the head at point-blank range, ending his reign of terror.

This was the last time Moura appeared as Escobar in Narcos but he did reprise the role one more time.

After this death in the Netflix series, Moura appeared as Escobar in one episode of Narcos: Mexico.

Fans can see him as the drug lord again in season one, episode five of the spin-off series.

Away from the Narcos franchise, Moura has also been kept busy with a jam-packed work diary.


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The Narcos frontman landed a role on Oscar-nominated docu-series American Experience.

He voiced Brazilian military man Cândido Rondon in the historical series.

Moura also lent his voice to 2019 Brazilian drama Marighella.

His biggest role post-Narcos, however, is in thriller Wasp Network.


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Scheduled for release next year, Moura stars opposite Oscar-winner Penélope Cruz in the drama.

He’s also one of the first names confirmed for mystery movie Sweet Vengeance.

With a lot on his plate already, it hasn’t been confirmed as to whether Moura’s Escobar could return in another series of Narcos: Mexico.

Fans will have to stream season two of the historical drama when it’s released later this year to find out.

Narcos is available to stream on Netflix now.

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