Karra Elejalde

Carlos Elejalde Garai (born 10 October 1960 in Vitoria-Gasteiz) better known as Karra Elejalde is a Spanish actor.

Karra Elejalde
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Karra Elejalde in 2017 during 31st Goya Awards
Born
Carlos Elejalde Garay

(1960-10-10) 10 October 1960 (age 59)
NationalitySpanish
OccupationActor, screenwriter and director
Years active1987-present
Spouse(s)Sílvia Bel
ChildrenAinara Elejalde Bel

In 2014 he replaced Benito Pocino as Mortadelo in Mortadelo y Filemón contra Jimmy el Cachondo (2014).[1] He played Koldo in Ocho apellidos vascos.[2] He reprised the same role in Ocho apellidos catalanes (2015).[3] After the success of both films, he affirmed he won't play the next sequels.[4][5] In 2016 he appeared in 1898: Los últimos de Filipinas as Brother Carmelo.[6]

During the 25th Goya Awards in 2011 he was awarded by the Goya Award for Best Supporting Actor.[7] In 2015 he was awarded by the same prize at the 29th Goya Awards.[8]

Selected filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rosado, Juan Carlos (13 December 2014). ""Ha sido tan grande como hacer un Shakespeare"". El Periódico (in Spanish). Madrid: Grupo Zeta. Retrieved 26 January 2019.
  2. ^ Holland, Jonathan (31 March 2014). "Spanish Affair (Ocho apellidos vascos): Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  3. ^ Carazo, Elena (20 November 2015). "Alberto López y Alfonso Sánchez nos presentan '8 apellidos catalanes'". Cadena SER (in Spanish). Sevilla. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  4. ^ García, Rodri (25 November 2015). ""Si me ofrecieran 'Ocho apellidos gallegos' declinaría, eso es para otros"". La Voz de Galicia (in Spanish). A Coruña. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  5. ^ Ezquiaga, Mitxel (17 February 2017). "Karra Elejalde: "No haré más '8 apellidos' por muchos duros que me den"". Diario Vasco (in Spanish). San Sebastián: Vocento. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  6. ^ Vaquero, Natalia (13 November 2016). "La convivencia imposible de los héroes de Baler llega a la gran pantalla". La Opinión A Couruña (in Spanish). Prensa Ibérica. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Goya al mejor actor de reparto: Karra Elejalde por 'También la lluvia'". Radio Televisión Española (in Spanish). 13 February 2011. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Karra Elejalde, Goya al mejor actor de reparto por "8 apellidos vascos"". Agencia EFE (in Spanish). Madrid. 7 February 2015. Retrieved 23 August 2018.

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