A Martinez

American actor and singer

Adolfo Larrue Martínez III (born September 27, 1948) is an American actor and singer. He acted in the daytime soap operas Santa Barbara, General Hospital, One Life to Live, The Bold and the Beautiful, and Days of Our Lives.

A Martinez
Adolfo Larrue Martínez III

(1948-09-27) September 27, 1948 (age 74)
OccupationActor, singer
Years active1968–present
Mare Winningham
(m. 1981; div. 1981)

Leslie Bryans (m. 1982)

Martinez plays Mayo in the television series Queen of the South.

In June 2022, Martinez was cast as Master Pakku in the Netflix live-action series Avatar: The Last Airbender.[1]

His father was Mexican with Apache descent while his mother was of Northern European descent.[2][3]


  1. "Avatar Live-Action Netflix Show Casts Aang's Waterbending Teacher". Screenrant. June 19, 2022. Retrieved June 27, 2022.
  2. Hirschfelder, Arlene B.; Molin, Paulette Fairbanks (December 5, 2017). The Extraordinary Book of Native American Lists. Scarecrow Press. pp. 409, 546. ISBN 9780810877092 – via Google Books.
  3. "What Makes Longmire so Good? 'Every Character Has Demons' Says A Martinez – Indian Country Media Network". indiancountrymedianetwork.com. Archived from the original on September 8, 2017.