Miguel Herrán

Miguel Ángel García de la Herrán, best known as Miguel Herrán, is a Spanish actor. He is known for playing lead roles in series Élite and Money Heist. In 2016, he won the Goya Award for Best New Actor for his role in the film Nothing in Return.

Miguel Herrán
Festival de Málaga 2020 - Miguel Herrán-2.jpg
Herrán at the photo shoot at Pier one for the presentation of the Film Sky High
Born
Miguel Ángel García de la Herrán

(1996-04-25) 25 April 1996 (age 26)
Málaga, Spain
OccupationActor
Years active2015–present

Career

A chance encounter with actor and director Daniel Guzmán in the streets of Malaga led to Herrán auditioning for the role of Darío in the film Nothing in Return, which he won a Goya award for in 2016.[1]

In 2017, he was cast as Aníbal Cortés (codename 'Río') in the Antena 3 series Money Heist, which was later picked up by Netflix. In 2018, he starred as Christian Varela in the Netflix original series Élite.[2]

Herrán also acted in an advertisement for the Indian music streaming platform Gaana.[3]

Filmography

Movies

Year Movie Character Notes Ref.
2015 A cambio de nada (Nothing in Return) Darío [4]
2016 1898, Los últimos de Filipinas (1898, Our Last Men in the Philippines) Soldado Carvajal [5]
2017 El guardián invisible (The Invisible Guardian) Miguel Ángel [5]
2018 Alegría, tristeza [ca] Borja
2018 Tiempo después (Some Time Later) Ray
2020 Hasta el cielo (Sky High) Ángel [6]
2022 Modelo 77 (Prison 77) Manuel [7]

Television

Year Title Character Channel Notes
2017–2021 Money Heist Aníbal Cortés / Rio Antena 3/Netflix 41 episodes
2018–2019 Elite Christian Varela Expósito Netflix 9 episodes

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2016 Goya Awards Best New Actor Nothing in Return Won [8]
2016 Premios CEC Best New Actor Nominated [9]
2016 ASECAN Awards Best Male Performance Nominated [10]

References

  1. ^ Hernández, Nuria (17 July 2018). "Así son Miguel Herrán y Jaime Lorente, 'hermanos' dentro y fuera de la pantalla". Vanity Fair (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 29 March 2019. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  2. ^ Jeunesse, Marilyne (2 October 2018). "Meet the Cast of "Elite," Netflix's Thrilling New Mystery Series". Teen Vogue (in Spanish). Condé Nast. Retrieved 22 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Did you know Money Heist's Rio appeared in an Indian ad for Gaana".
  4. ^ "La imagen más relajada de Miguel Herrán ('La Casa de Papel') en la que dice adiós a la preocupación". Antena 3. 21 July 2020.
  5. ^ a b "Úrsula Corberó, Álvaro Morte, Alba Flores o Miguel Herrán: El pasado en el cine de los protagonistas de 'La Casa de Papel'". Antena 3. 26 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Tráiler de 'Hasta el cielo', de Daniel Calparsoro". Fotogramas (in Spanish). 15 October 2020.
  7. ^ Rus, Óscar (30 September 2021). "'Modelo 77', un examen a la Transición española desde los calabozos". abcplay. ABC.
  8. ^ Zurro, Javier (10 February 2016). "El Goya que salvó mi vida". El Español (in Spanish). Retrieved 30 March 2019.
  9. ^ "Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Spain (2016)". IMDb. Retrieved 30 March 2019.[unreliable source?]
  10. ^ "ASECAN (2016)". IMDb. Retrieved 30 March 2019.[unreliable source?]

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