Rudy Pankow is an actor. He started his career in 2017, debuting with a one-time role in the television show Sunny Family Cult. During this period, he also acted in several short films, such as Nobody Knows and Last Summer. He later appeared in an episode of The Politician, as well as appeared in two episodes of Solve. More recently, Pankow gained mainstream notice for his role as JJ in the Netflix series Outer Banks. The series recently premiered on the streaming service in 2020. He also appeared in an episode of the TV show Acting for a Cause. It was announced he will appear in the upcoming film Space Waves.