Arlen Escarpeta is a Belizean-American actor. His career started in 2000, debuting in the low-budget film The Playaz Court. He next gained recognition for starring as Samuel “Sam” Walker in the television drama American Dreams. After this, he had performances in the films American Gun, The Ten, Dough Boys, and Friday the 13th. The actor also portrayed Reggie Oliver in the historical drama We Are Marshall. In the 2010s, he starred in the films Brotherhood, Midnight Son, Final Destination 5, and Into the Storm. Escarpeta garnered attention for his portrayal of Bobby Brown in the 2015 biographical film Whitney. He went on to star as Prince Ess in the TV series The Magicians.