Pedro Alonso

Pedro González Alonso (born June 21, 1971) is a Spanish actor. He is best known for his roles in Rías Baixas (20032005), Maridos e mulleres (20062008), Father Casares (20142015) and Gondar (2009), at a local level in Galicia, and nationally for playing characters such as Diego Murquía/Adrián Vera Celande in Gran Hotel and Andrés "Berlin" de Fonollosa in the Spanish heist series Money Heist (La casa de papel), originally aired on Antena 3 and currently broadcast on Netflix.[1][2] In 2018, he was chosen as "International Star of the Year" by GQ Turkey magazine. Alonso also co-starred in Diablo Guardian, Amazon Prime Video’s first drama series in Latin America, which was released in May, 2018.

Pedro Alonso
Alonso in 2015
Born
Pedro González Alonso

(1971-06-21) 21 June 1971
Alma mater
  • Royal School of Dramatic Arts
  • Teatro de la Danza (Theatre of Dance)
OccupationActor
Years active1995–present
Children1

Early life

Alonso studied at the Royal School of Dramatic Arts (RESAD) and Teatro de la Danza (Theatre of Dance).

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2009 Mestre Mateo Awards Best Actor Padre Casares Nominated [3]
2010 Best Actor Nominated [4]
2014 Best Supporting Actor Gran Hotel Nominated [5]
2018 Award of the Spanish Actors Union Television: Supporting Performance, Male Money Heist (La casa de papel) Won [6]
Fotogramas de Plata Best TV Actor Nominated [7]

References

  1. Lerín, Olga (27 June 2017). "Pedro Alonso: "En 'La casa de papel', Berlín camina hacia la muerte como una mosca hacia el fuego"". El Periódico (in Spanish). Grupo Zeta. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  2. Hopewell, John (9 November 2018). "'Money Heist' Star Pedro Alonso Signs With Buffalo 8 Management". Variety.com. Penske Business Media, LLC. Retrieved 6 March 2019.
  3. "Mestre Mateo Awards (2009)". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-03-29.
  4. "Mestre Mateo Awards (2010)". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-03-29.
  5. "Mestre Mateo Awards (2014)". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-03-29.
  6. "Spanish Actors Union (2018)". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-03-29.
  7. "Fotogramas de Plata (2018)". IMDb. Retrieved 2019-03-29.
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