Jake Canuso, born Carmine Canuso on 13th January 1970, is an actor best known for his role in Benidorm-based British TV series aired on ITV, Benidorm, playing barman Mateo Castellanos.
Canuso was born near Zurich, Switzerland, to immigrants from southern Italy. Canuso speaks 6 languages. He is fluent in English, German, Spanish, French, Swiss-German and Italian. He was once in a devastating tsunami in Thailand. He is on the show Splash featuring Tom Daley.