Dominic Pace (born September 21, 1975) is an American actor who portrayed the bounty hunter Gekko in the first and third chapters of The Mandalorian. According to the actor, his character was referred to as “Gekko” during production due to the unique skin patterns of his mask resembling those of a leopard gecko.
Following production, Pace stated in several interviews and fan events that Gekko had been adopted as the name of the character. Pace has also confirmed that he would like his species to be known as a Shaaridan. Pace stated in a recent interview that at he views Gekko as ruthless, unapologetic, imposing and intense.
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