Imanol Arias

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Imanol Arias
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Born Manuel María Arias Domínguez
(1956-04-26) 26 April 1956 (age 58)
Riaño, Spain
Years active 1976 -

Imanol Arias born Manuel María Arias Domínguez (26 April 1956 in Riaño, Spain), is a Spanish actor and one off film director.

Imanol Arias began his career with a travelling theatre group in Spain performing in the Basque Country of northern Spain. He debuted on TV in 1976 and his first film was Humberto Solás's Cecilia (1982). In 1987 he won the prize at the San Sebastian Film Festival for the interpretation of Eleuterio Sánchez in Lute: El Camina o Revienta (1987).

Since 1976 he has appeared in some 70 different films and TV programmes.

In 1996 he directed Un Asunto Privado. The only other he directed was a TV programme in 1989.

Currently, he appears in the TVE most rewarded series Cuéntame cómo pasó (Tell me how it happened) in the role of the father of a Spanish middle class during the last years of Spain's Francoist government to the Spanish transition to democracy.

Imanol Arias is Ambassador for UNICEF.



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