Pedro Pascal Had A Sweet Reason to Change His Name

The now 48-year-old actor said in a recent interview

Esquire that he chose to use her maiden name Pascal professionally as a way

who died suddenly by suicide in 2000

he was just 24 years old.

Pedro Pascal has quickly risen to prominence in Hollywood


The Mandalorian and HBO's The Last of Us. 

which he would later change for a touching reason.