Javier Ambrossi

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Javier Ambrossi
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Javier Ambrossi at the 32nd Goya Awards.
Francisco Javier García de la Camacha Gutiérrez-Ambrossi

(1984-06-24) 24 June 1984 (age 34)
Alma materComplutense University of Madrid
  • Actor
  • stage director
  • film director
Years active2012–present

Francisco Javier García de la Camacha Gutiérrez-Ambrossi (born June 24, 1984), better known as Javier Ambrossi, is a Spanish actor, stage director and film director. He is best known for creating and directing the musical La llamada together with Javier Calvo, as well as co-directing its film adaptation.[1]

Early life[edit]

Ambrossi was born in Madrid, he graduated in Journalism at the Complutense University of Madrid and studied Dramaturgy at the Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático.[2] His sister, Macarena, is also an actress


Ambrossi has had supporting roles in a number of television series, including El comisario, Amar en tiempos revueltos, Sin tetas no hay paraíso, and Cuéntame cómo pasó.[2]

Since 2013 he co-directs La llamada at the Teatro Lara in Madrid, a musical he created alongside Javier Calvo.[3]

In August 2015, the Mexican production of La llamada opened at the López Tarso theatre in Mexico City, with a Mexican cast.[4]

In July 2016 the web television series Paquita Salas, created by Ambrossi and Calvo, premiered on Flooxer.[5] Due to the success of the series, Netflix acquired the rights to air the second season of the series.[6]

In September 2017, the film adaptation of La llamada, directed by Ambrossi and Calvo, premiered in Spain.[7]

Along with Calvo, Ambrossi was listed 47th in El Mundo's list of most important LGBT people in Spain in 2017.[8]

From October 2017 to February 2018, Ambrossi and Calvo appeared on reality television talent competition Operación Triunfo as the teachers of acting in the "Academy".

Personal life[edit]

Ambrossi has been in a relationship with actor and director Javier Calvo since 2010.


  1. ^ Javier Ambrossi y Javier Calvo crearon 'La llamada' para dar trabajo a Belén Cuesta
  2. ^ a b "Javier Ambrossi". Forbes Summit (in Spanish). Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  3. ^ López Palacios, Iñigo (19 December 2013). "El triunfo de la sencillez inteligente". El País (in Spanish). Madrid: Prisa. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  4. ^ Díaz, Aroa (1 September 2015). "Éxito en la versión mexicana del musical 'La llamada'" (in Spanish). Teleprograma. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  5. ^ Engel, Philipp (6 July 2016). "GRAN ESTRENO EN FLOOXER DE 'PAQUITA SALAS'. HABLAMOS CON ELLA". Fotogramas (in Spanish). Hearst Magazines International. Archived from the original on 21 June 2018. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  6. ^ "La serie española 'Paquita Salas' ficha por Netflix". El País (in Spanish). Madrid: Prisa. 4 October 2017. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
  7. ^ Rivera, Alfonso (22 September 2017). "Javier Calvo and Javier Ambrossi • Directors". Cineuropa - the best of european cinema. Archived from the original on 29 January 2018. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  8. ^ Romo, José Luis (23 June 2017). "Los 50 homosexuales más influyentes en España 2017". El Mundo. Retrieved 18 November 2018.

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