Ruben Blades is something of a multi-multi-hyphenate: He's a seven-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and an actor, who also has a law degree from Harvard, served as minister of culture in his native Panama and even ran to be its president. Just when the 67-year-old was on the verge of retiring, he was presented with a new gig: playing a zombie-fighting barber in Fear the Walking Dead, the AMC Walking Dead spinoff that premieres Aug. 23. "This show will be seen by millions," he says.

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