|Pedro Alonso Quick Info
|5 ft 11¼ in
|Date of Birth
|June 21, 1972
Pedro Alonso is a Spanish actor, theatre artist, and voiceover artist who is known for having been cast as Andrés de Fonollosa in the television heist crime drama thriller series, Money Heist (Spanish: La casa de papel), for which he also won Award of the Spanish Actors Union in the “Television: Supporting Performance, Male” category. He is also known for playing several roles in other shows like Roberto Fuentes in Traición, Villar in La embajada, Andrés Osorio in Hospital Real, Horacio Casares in Padre Casares, Roberto Vega in Bajo sospecha, Diego in Grand Hotel, Pedro Sotelo in Gondar, Carlos in Maridos e mulleres, Tomás in Código fuego, Alejo in A las once en casa, Raúl in Todos los hombres sois iguales, and Gallego in Diablo Guardián. Over the years, Pedro Alonso has also been cast in several movies like The Beach of the Drowned, Retribution, All About Happiness, The Apostle, Un día normal, Todo lo que tú quieras, El espejo, The Night of the Brother, El calentito, Clara’s Vacations, Insomnio, El pliegue del hipocampo, Tengo una casa, and Alma gitana. His acting skills have also won him several awards and nominations like Mestre Mateo Award and Fotogramas de Plata. Moreover, Pedro Alonso has also gained a huge fan base on social media with more than 5.5 million followers on Instagram.
Pedro González Alonso
Vigo, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain
Pedro Alonso studied at the Royal School of Dramatic Arts and Teatro de la Danza (Theatre of Dance).
Actor, Theatre Artist, Voiceover Artist
Pedro Alonso is represented by Susana Cordoba, Talent Agent.
5 ft 11¼ in or 181 cm
80 kg or 176.5 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
- Prominent Adam’s apple
- Deep-set eyes
- Lean body
Pedro Alonso has either endorsed or promoted a couple of brands through social media which include the likes of Audi España, BOSS, and FLORENTINO.
Best Known For
- Having been cast as one of the lead characters named Andrés de Fonollosa, a terminally ill jewel thief and the Professor’s second-in-command and brother, in the television heist crime drama thriller series, Money Heist (Spanish: La casa de papel), in which he starred alongside the likes of Úrsula Corberó, Itziar Ituño, Álvaro Morte, Paco Tous, Esther Acebo, Alba Flores, Miguel Herrán, Jaime Lorente, Enrique Arce, María Pedraza, Darko Peric, Kiti Mánver, Hovik Keuchkerian, Rodrigo de la Serna, and Najwa Nimri. For his role, he won the Award of the Spanish Actors Union in the “Television: Supporting Performance, Male” category in 2018 and was also nominated for Fotogramas de Plata in the “Best TV Actor” category the same year.
- Playing the role of Alejo in the comedy series, A las once en casa, in which his co-stars included Antonio Resines, Carmen Maura, Lidia San José, Javier Manrique, Ana Obregón, Mariola Fuentes, Beatriz Rico, Juan Díaz, Mary Carmen Ramírez, Alfonso Vallejo, Borja Elgea, and Javier de Quinto
- Appearing as Horacio Casares in the comedy series, Padre Casares, whose lead cast also consisted of actors Mercedes Castro, Tacho González, Fina Calleja, Antonio Durán ‘Morris’, Eva Fernández, Avelino González, Federico Pérez Rey, and Xavier Estévez. Pedro Alonso also won 2 Mestre Mateo Award nominations in the “Best Actor” category consecutively in 2009 and 2010.
- Portraying the character of Diego Murquía/Adrián Vera Celande in the historical drama television series, Gran Hotel (English: Grand Hotel), in which he was cast alongside Yon González, Amaia Salamanca, Adriana Ozores, Concha Velasco, Llorenç González, and Pep Antón Muñoz. In the year 2014, Pedro Alonso was also nominated for a Mestre Mateo Award in the “Best Supporting Actor” category for his role in the series.
- Having been cast in a variety of roles in several films such as Antonio in Alma gitana, Ferrari in Tengo una casa, Vladimir Torres in 18 Meals, Alex in Niño nadie, Xavi in El pliegue del hipocampo, Miguel in Insomnio, Alan in Clara’s Vacations, Guarda in November, Marcos in El calentito, Portero disco in The Night of the Brother, Boris in La Atlántida, Pedro in Todo lo que tú quieras, Chavalote in Paranoia dixital, Ramon in All About Happiness, Profesor in Un día normal, Marcos Valverde in The Beach of the Drowned, and several others
Pedro Alonso made his first theatrical film appearance by playing the role of Antonio in the romantic drama film, Alma gitana, in 1996. The cast of the movie also included other actors such as Amara Carmona, Rafael Álvarez ‘El Brujo’, Loles León, Sandra Ballesteros, Saturnino García, Pepe Luis Carmona, Sara Fernández Ashton, Julieta Serrano, and Martxelo Rubio.
As a voiceover artist, Pedro Alonso made his theatrical film debut by providing vocals to the character of Peregrino in the animated horror film, The Apostle, in 2012. The film was premiered at Málaga Film Festival on April 27, 2012, and also had voiceover roles by other actors such as Carlos Blanco, Xosé Manuel Olveira ‘Pico’, Paul Naschy, Jorge Sanz, Celso Bugallo, Geraldine Chaplin, Manuel Manquiña, and Isabel Blanco.
First TV Show
Pedro Alonso made his first TV show appearance by playing the role of Raúl in an episode, titled Pero, ¿quién mató a Eduardo?, of the comedy series, Todos los hombres sois iguales, in March 1997.
Pedro Alonso Facts
- In 2002, he was cast in the play titled La prueba.
- Pedro Alonso was cast as Carlos in the TV comedy series, Maridos e mulleres, from 2006 to 2008.
- He played the role of Cerezo in a few episodes of the fantasy adventure comedy series, The Ministry of Time.
- Between 2017 and 2018, Pedro Alonso played the character of Roberto Fuentes in the drama series, Traición.
- He was elected as GQ Turkey‘s “International Star of the Year” in 2018.
- Follow Pedro Alonso on Instagram.
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