Andreas Muñoz

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Andreas Muñoz
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Born
Andreas Muñoz Blázquez

(1990-04-04) April 4, 1990 (age 30)
OccupationActor
Years active2000 - present
AwardsNotecortes FilmFest
2008 Paredes - Best Actor

Andreas Muñoz (born April 4, 1990), is a Spanish actor.

Early life[edit]

Andreas Muñoz was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1990. His is the eldest in a family of actors including Gara and Omar Muñoz, and son of Luís Mariano Muñoz and María Dolores Blázquez.

Muñoz began his professional acting career at the age of nine, debuting in the film The Devil's Backbone, directed by Guillermo del Toro. A few years later he received his first starring role in the TV series Dime que me quieres ["Tell me that you love me"], with Imanol Arias and Lydia Bosch.

Muñoz also studied music as a child, learning piano and drums, and presently performs with a band as drummer and singer. He studied drama at Royal School of Dramatic Art (RESAD) and is currently studying acting at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow.

Muñoz became known on the international stage through his work at Disney Channel Spain. Because of his fluency in English, he traveled to the United States with the entire Disney Channel Spain crew for the Disney Channel Games and worked as presenter during the show. Since then he has started to appear in ads in English for Disney Channel USA.

Career[edit]

Film[edit]

Leading roles[edit]

Arena en los bolsillos

This movie, directed by Cesar Martínez Herrada, was Muñoz' first leading role in a Spanish film.

Arena en los bolsillos is a film about 4 young boys, Iván, Lionel, Jenny and Elena, from a neighborhood on the outskirts of Madrid. They plan a journey to the sea to escape from all the misery around them and on the way to find love and solidarity. During their journey they leave their signature on the walls ... a "graffiti" is their hallmark.

Ignacio de Loyola

Muñoz plays the title role of St. Ignatius of Loyola in this Philippine production.

Supporting roles[edit]

Year Film Role Director Notes
2009 The Way Emilio Estevez
2008 NO-DO Elio Quiroga
2006 Goal II: Living the Dream Jaume Collet-Serra
2005 Arena en los Bolsillos Iván César Martínez Herrada
2004 Vida y color Benito Santiago Tabernero
Volando voy "El Gavioto" Miguel Albaladejo
2003 Horas de luz Manolo Matji
Incautos Miguel Bardem
2002 Atraco a las 15:30 Pedro Masó
2001 El Caballero Don Quijote Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón
Hasta aquí hemos llegado Yolanda García Serrano
2000 El espinazo del diablo Guillermo del Toro

Television[edit]

Main character[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Casi Ángeles: La resistencia Thiago Main character.
Spanish version of the argentina series Casi Ángeles
2008/09 Dos de mayo Antonio García Ponte "Toñin" Produced by Telemadrid.
Main character.
2007/08 Cosas de la Vida
["Life Bites"]
Teo Produced by Disney Channel Spain
Main character
2000/01 Dime que me quieres David Produced by Antena 3
Main character

Supporting roles[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Rescatando a Sara Carlos TV movie
Supporting role
2007 Años perdidos Made-for-TV movie
2006 Ke no Series for Cuatro
Supporting role
2010 Los Protegidos Antena 3
Supporting role
La pecera de Eva "Nano" Telecinco
Supporting role
2002 Código: Fuego "Chipi" Series for Antena 3
Supporting role
Policías David Series for Antena 3
Supporting role

TV host[edit]

Year Title Notes
2011 No sin mis padres Family TV Show
2009 My camp Rock Disney Channel Show
2008 Disney Channel Games Disney Channel Show, USA

Theater and others[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes
1999 Euripides' Medea Michael Cacoyanis Collaboration
2003 La pájara pinta Documentary based on the centenary of Rafael Alberti
Starring role
2005 Pájaros de Portugal Joaquín Sabina Main character

Awards and recognition[edit]

Muñoz was awarded "Best Actor" at the 2008 NoteCortes FilmFest for his performance in the short film Paredes, directed by Jorge Galerón.

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