Kevin Tan says it only took a year before he started calling Gisele “Gigi” Soto his godmother.
The 32-year-old actor and model has been represented by Soto’s talent agency since 2005, when he took a print job with the Marriott Courtyard Hotel. Since then, he’s appeared in more than half a dozen indie films and several TV shows – thanks in no small part to Soto.
“Gigi is a very loving person, she knows the business inside out, and she’s always there when I need her,” he says.
Tan — whose family immigrated to Columbia from Taiwan when he was 11 — is one of roughly 150 actors and models under the wing of Cima Talent Management, a boutique agency Soto has been quietly...