Pedro Alonso

Pedro González Alonso (born 21 June 1971), known as Pedro Alonso, is a Spanish actor, writer, and artist. He is best known for his role of Andrés "Berlin" de Fonollosa in the Spanish heist series Money Heist (La casa de papel) and for the role of Diego Murquía in the historical drama series Grand Hotel. He is also a writer and uses the pen name Pedro Alonso.

Pedro Alonso
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Alonso in 2015
Born
Pedro González Alonso

(1971-06-21) 21 June 1971 (age 51)
Alma materRESAD
Occupation
  • Actor
  • writer
  • artist
Years active1995–present
Spouse(s)Tatiana Djordjevic
Children1

Early lifeEdit

Pedro González Alonso was born in Vigo, Spain.[1][2] He studied at Royal School of Dramatic Arts (RESAD) in Madrid, graduating in 1992, and at Teatro de la Danza (Theatre of Dance). Alonso is ambidextrous[3] and speaks Spanish, Galician, Catalan, and English.[4] He is also a writer and artist, publishing his work under the name Pedro Alonso O'choro.[5]

CareerEdit

He is known for his performances on television in Rías Baixas (2003–2005), Maridos e mulleres (2006–2008), Padre Casares (2008–2015), and Gondar (2009) at a local level in Galicia and nationally for playing characters such as Diego Murquía / Adrián Vera Celande in historical drama Gran Hotel. Alonso played the role of Andrés "Berlin" de Fonollosa in the crime drama series Money Heist (La casa de papel), which aired on Antena 3 in 2017 and currently broadcasts on Netflix.[6] In 2018, he was chosen as "International Star of the Year" by GQ Turkey magazine. He co-starred in Diablo Guardián, Amazon Prime Video’s first drama series in Latin America, which was released in May, 2018. In 2019, Alonso played the leading role in the mystery thriller The Silence of the Marsh.

Personal lifeEdit

Alonso is in a relationship with Parisian hypnotherapist and artist Tatiana Djordjevic. He also has a daughter from a previous relationship.[7]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1995 Hábitos Short film
1996 Alma gitana Antonio
1996 Tengo una casa Ferrari
1996 Paranoia dixital Guy Short film
1997 Niño nadie Alex
1997 Las vacaciones de Clara Alan Short film
1997 El pliegue del hipocampo Xavi Short film
1998 Insomnio Miguel
2003 Noviembre Guard
2005 El Calentito Marcos
2005 La noche del hermano Club Porter
2010 18 Meals Vladimir Torres
2010 Todo lo que tú quieras Pedro
2011 Un día normal Professor Short film
2011 Onde está a Felicidade? Ramon
2012 O Apóstolo Pilgrim Voice
2013 Maldito lunes Rafa Short film
2015 Retribution Contreras Voice
2015 La playa de los ahogados Marcos Valverde
2019 The Silence of the Marsh Q

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Todos los hombres sois iguales Raúl 5 episodes
1998 A las once en casa Alejo 28 episodes
2000 Raquel busca su sitio Series 1, episode 3: "David contra David"
2000 ¡Qué grande es el teatro! Gonzalo Episode: "La hermana pequeña"
2001 Pequeno hotel Series 1, episode 1: "Un día apurado"
2002 El comisario Iván Series 5, episode 9: "Cuatro, Tres, Dos..."
2003 Código fuego Tomás
2003–05 Rías Baixas
2005 Hospital Central Curro Gómez Series 10, episode 1: "El gas de la risa"
2005 La Atlántida Boris Television film
2005 As leis de Celavella Amancio Series 3, episode 20: "Santa Teresa"
2006–08 Maridos e mulleres Carlos
2006 A vida por diante Series 2, episode 4: "O roubo"
2007 R.I.S. Científica Héctor Series 1, episode 6: "Miedo escénico"
2008–15 Padre Casares Father Horacio Casares Series 1–8, 14, 16
2008 La bella Otero Venancio Romero
2008 El espejo Álvaro Television film
2009 Gondar Pedro Sotelo
2011 14 de abril. La República 2 episodes
2011–13 Gran Hotel Diego Murquía / Adrián Vera Celande
2014–15 Bajo sospecha Roberto Vega Sánchez 8 episodes
2015 Hospital Real Andrés Osorio
2016 El ministerio del tiempo Lieutenant Cerezo 2 episodes
2016 La embajada Pablo Villar
2017–2021 Money Heist Andrés de Fonollosa / Berlin 41 episodes
2017–18 Traición Roberto Fuentes del Riego
2018 Diablo Guardián Gallego 3 episodes
2023 Berlin Andrés de Fonollosa / Berlin

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2009 Golden Nymph Outstanding Actor Padre Casares Nominated [8]
Mestre Mateo Awards Best Actor Nominated [9]
2010 Best Actor Nominated [10]
2014 Best Supporting Actor Gran Hotel Nominated [11]
2018 Fotogramas de Plata Best TV Actor Money Heist Nominated [12]
27th Actors and Actresses Union Awards Television: Supporting Performance, Male Won [13]
2020 Filming Italy Best Movie Award International Award Won [14]

BibliographyEdit

  • Alonso O'choro, Pedro (2020). Libro de Filipo / Book of Philippus. Grijalbo Ilustrados. ISBN 978-8417752620.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pizarro, Miguel Ángel (5 January 2020). "Su afición por la escritura y la pintura y otras curiosidades de Pedro Alonso". ecartelera. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |url= (help)
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "La Casa de Papel - Entrevista con Najwa Nimri - Netflix". YouTube. 30 August 2019. Retrieved 20 June 2020.
  4. ^ Moore, Camille (23 April 2020). "10 Things You Didn't Know about Pedro Alonso". TVOM. Retrieved 20 June 2020.
  5. ^ "Pedro Alonso O'choro". Megustaleer. Retrieved 20 June 2020.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ Fernández, Flavia (27 May 2018). "Pedro Alonso: Soy todo lo que la gente quiera". La Nación. Retrieved 20 June 2020.
  8. ^ "'Padre Casares', cuádruple nominación en Montecarlo". El Progreso de Lugo. 16 April 2009. Retrieved 21 June 2020.
  9. ^ "A ACADEMIA GALEGA DO AUDIOVISUAL DESVELA OS FINALISTAS DA VII EDICIÓN DOS PREMIOS MESTRE MATEO". Academia Galega do Audiovisual. 12 March 2009. Retrieved 21 June 2020.
  10. ^ "A ACADEMIA GALEGA DO AUDIOVISUAL DESVELA OS FINALISTAS DOS PREMIOS MESTRE MATEO 2009". Academia Galega do Audiovisual. 12 March 2010. Retrieved 21 June 2020.
  11. ^ "DESVELADOS OS FINALISTAS DOS XII PREMIOS MESTRE MATEO". Academia Galega do Audiovisual. 24 February 2014. Retrieved 21 June 2020.
  12. ^ "'La casa de papel', nominada en los Fotogramas de Plata 2017". Antena 3. 25 January 2018. Retrieved 21 June 2020.
  13. ^ "Pedro Alonso ha recibido el premio a mejor actor secundario por 'La casa de papel' en los Premios de Unión de Actores". Antena 3. 13 March 2018. Retrieved 21 June 2020.
  14. ^ Innocenti, Michele (7 September 2020). "Festival di Venezia 2020, Filming Italy Best Movie Awards: i commenti dei Premi Internazionali". Best Movie. Retrieved 12 September 2020.

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