Alencier Ley Lopez

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Alencier Ley Lopez
Born (1965-12-11) 11 December 1965 (age 52)
Puthenthope, Thiruvananthapuram, India
Alma mater University of Kerala
Occupation
  • Film actor
  • Television actor
  • Theatre actor
Years active 1997–present
Spouse(s) Suseela George
Children 2

Alencier Ley Lopez is an Indian film and theatre actor, who appears in Malayalam films. Lopez made his debut in the 1998 film Daya; and he amassed recognition through the films Annayum Rasoolum (2013), Njan Steve Lopez (2013), and Maheshinte Prathikaaram (2016). At the 48th Kerala State Film Awards, he won the Best Character Actor Award for his performance in Thondimuthalum Driksakshiyum (2017).

Personal life[edit]

Alencier Ley Lopez is from a Latin Catholic family from Puthenthope, a coastal village in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He graduated from St. Xavier's College, Thumba and University College Thiruvananthapuram. Alencier is married to Suseela George, a mathematics teacher. The couple has two sons – Alen Savio Lopez and Alen Steve Lopez.[1]

Acting career[edit]

Early years in theatre[edit]

Natives of Puthenthope are passionate about football and theatre. And, Lopez developed a passion for theatre much early in life after witnessing the Leyon Lopez Nadakaolsavam (theatre festival). His theatre debut was at the age of five. Later Lopez and some friends formed their own troupe - the Netaji Theatre - while in standard eight, directing and acting in their own plays. After graduating school Lopez decided to chase a career as an actor or a priest. In college he ardently associated with various theatre troupes such as C. P. Krishnakumar's troupe, Kavalam Narayana Panicker's Sopanam and K. Raghu's Natakayogam. He continued his career in theatre until the platforms of performance arts were taken over by scene platforms film and television.[1]

Films[edit]

Lopez was introduced to films by cinematographer-director Venu in his directorial debutDaya in 1998.[1] He played one of the leads in K. R. Manoj's Kanyaka Talkies (2013), which was screened in major film festivals and received critical applause. Then in Vedivazhipadu (2013), as a typical south Kerala Brahmin.[2] In 2013, director Rajiv Ravi cast him in Annayum Rasoolum starring Fahadh Faasil and later in Njan Steve Lopez (2014). In 2015 Lopez starred in Maheshinte Prathikaaram (2015) at the recommendation of Fahadh Fazil which was his first major break.[1] In 2017 He did a major role in the film Thondi Muthalum Drisakhsiyum , directed by Dileesh pothan.

Filmography[edit]

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Year Film Role Director Notes
1998 Daya Uncredited role Venu
2000 Shayanam MP Sukumaran Nair
2003 Margham Rajiv Vijay Raghavan
2008 Pakal Nakshathrangal Rajeev Nath
2009 Raamanam MP Sukumaran Nair
2012 Ustad Hotel Food Saftey Officer Anwar Rasheed
2013 Annayum Rasoolum Basheer Rajeev Ravi
Kanyaka Talkies Yakhoob K R Manoj
Vedivazhipadu Swami Shambu Purushothaman
2014 Njan Steve Lopez George Lopez Rajeev Ravi
2015 Love 24x7 Heroin's Uncle Sreebala Menon
2016 Monsoon Mangoes Bombay Pathrose Abi Varghese
Maheshinte Prathikaaram Baby Dileesh Pothan
Kali FD Customer Sameer Thahir
Kammatipaadam Mathai Rajeev Ravi
Kasaba Thankachan Nithin Renji Panicker
Kismath Sayed Bawa Thangal Shanavas K Bavakkutty
Guppy Paappan John paul
Thoppil Joppan Pappiyachan Johny Antony
Mundrothuruth Manu
2017 Munthirivallikal Thalirkkumbol Jacobettan Jibu Jacob
Ezra Moosa Jay K
Take Off Sameera's father Mahesh Narayanan
Rakshadhikari Baiju Oppu Surendran Ranjan Pramod
Comrade In America Amal Neerad
Thondi Muthalum Driksakshiyum A.S.I. Chandran Dileesh Pothan Won , Kerala State Film Award for Second Best Actor
Flowers Indian Film Awards - Best Supporting actor
Asianet Film Awards 2018 - Best Supporting actor
Sarvopari Palakkaran Mani Chacko Venugopan
Tarangam Ittymani Dominic
Udaharanam Sujatha PC George Phantom Praveen
Velipadinte Pusthakam Vareethettan Lal Jose
Parava Soubin Shahir
Goodalochana Thomas Sebastian
Hadiya Unni Pravanam
Y Sub Inspector Sunil Ibrahim
Mayanadhi Aashiq Abu
Randuper Prem Shankar
Vimaanam Roger Pradeep Nair
2018 Eeda Govindan B Ajithkumar
Ira Chandi Saiju
Ee.Ma.Yau Lijo Jose Pellissery
Aabhaasam Jubith Namradath
dagger Oru Kuprasidha Payyan Madhupal
dagger Untitled film Anwar Rasheed
dagger Untitled film Dileesh Pothan

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Onmanorama Staff (11 July 2016). "Monday Motivation | Alencier Ley Lopez on doing what your heart desires". Malayala Manorama. Retrieved 14 July 2016. 
  2. ^ Nagarajan, Saraswathy (21 November 2013). "On a roll of roles". The Hindu. Retrieved 14 July 2016. 

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