Manuel Pacific trained at Mountview. Since graduating, he has gone on to embark on a varied career in both stage and screen and has starred in a number of leading roles in shows in his native Colombia.
Following a workshop in 2021 Manuel can currently been seen in the world premier of In Dreams at Leeds Playhouse where he will be playing the role of Oscar.
Most recently Manuel played Danilo in feature film No Way Up directed by Claudio Fah. He played Mateo in Terminator: Dark Fate, directed by Tim Miller and took on the role Kid Diamond in High Strung: Free Dance where he was directed by Michael Damian.
Manuel can be seen as Pedro in TV series Flack directed by Peter Cattaneo as well as series lead Gabrielo in London Kills directed by Fiona Walton. Manuel appears as Ruben (Semi-reg) in television series Find Me In Paris on Nickelodeon and played series regular Nav in Ride for Nickelodeon and YTV. Manuel played the role of Javier in Millie Inbetween on CBBC and recorded multiple roles in the pilot for Zodiac Kidz' Vlad and Louise.
In theatre Manuel has appeared in both plays and musicals including; in the cast of the Donmar Warehouse's production of City of Angels at The Garrick Theatre in the West End, prior to this he played Chino in West Side Story at Manchester's Royal Exchange as well as The Night of the Iguana at The Noel Coward Theatre in London's West End as Pancho. Manuel has performed at the Royal Albert Hall along side Elaine Paige.