In recent decades, drug-trafficking documentaries and dramas have emerged as popular genres for streaming content. Fittingly, it didn't take long for a series to cover the most sought-after and best-known drug lord: Joaquín Guzmán Loera, a.k.a. "El Chapo," whose story was told in the Netflix series El Chapo (2017-2018).
El Chapo Cast: Meet the Stars of the Netflix Show
With three seasons, the series starring Marco de la O (as "El Chapo") shows the beginnings of the famous criminal and how he managed to gain power as leader of the ruthless Sinaloa Cartel. Throughout the series, we see how his infamous business grew thanks to ties with the various local and even federal governments.
In addition to showing a deeper insight into the psyche of "El Chapo," the series also tackles well-known moments in his life, including recent incidents ranging from his final capture to his infamous meeting with the actors that led to it.
In this gallery, we're looking at the cast who brought to the screen the life of the notorious criminal in Netflix's El Chapo. Enjoy!