Lluís Homar

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Homar and the second or maternal family name is i Toboso.
Lluís Homar
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Lluís Homar at the Gaudí Awards (2011)
Born Lluís Homar i Toboso
(1957-04-20) 20 April 1957 (age 58)
Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
Occupation actor
Years active 1974–present

Lluís Homar i Toboso (born April 20, 1957) is a Spanish actor and theater director from Barcelona.

Biography[edit]

He was born in the 20th of April in 1957 in Barcelona. He studied primary education in the school of his family Escuelas Homar a school that was situated in Horta, a neighbourhood of Barcelona. He was an altar boy in the church of Sant Joan d’Horta, he studied law in the Autonomous University of Barcelona and he took some courses in Institud del Teatre of Barcelona. He lives now in Canet de Mar. In 1974 he participated in the making of the play Othello with the director angel Carmona, and a year later he joint a group of theatre called Teatre del Escorpi, participating in some important plays such as: Terra Baixa and Quiriquibú. In 1976 He had funded within other actors a cooperative company called Teatre Lliure of Barcelona. He worked there for several years uninterruptedly and he was the artistic director between 1992 and 1998 and took part in more than 30 plays In the same decade he has played in some products for TV such as advertisements and little roles in some TV series such as Llibre dels fets del bon rei en Jaume in which he appears in one episode and Lletres catalanes two episodes. And he finally appears in the big screen in 1981 in a film based on a novella of Mercé Rodoreda The Time of the Doves in which he shared the lead role with Silvia Munt. After that he played a lot of roles in many films, he had appeared in Bad Education and Broken Embraces both of Pedro Almodovar, his lead role as pope Alejandro VI in the film Los Borgia of Antonio Hernandez and the role of Max a steward robot in the Sci-Fi film Eva (2011 film) directed by Kike Maíllo in 2011, with that role he had won the Goya Awards for the Best Supporting Actor. He had overwhelmed the audience in his appearances in the Spanish TV in series such as 23-F: el dia mas dificil del rey in which is explained what happened during the days of the attempt of putsch of 1981 he played the role of the king of Spain Juan Carlos I of Spain, other important series would be the super productions of Antena 3 Hispania, la leyenda and Imperium in the role of Servio Sulpicio Galba a roman politic and general. [1]

Acting career[edit]

Homar studied law at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, but left before graduating to pursue theater at the Institut del Teatre where he began his trajectory as an actor. Homar is best known for his roles in Pedro Almodóvar's Bad Education (2004) and Broken Embraces (2009), as well as Emilio Aragón's Paper Birds (2010) and Kike Maíllo's Eva (2011), for which he won both the Gaudí Award and the Goya Award for Best Supporting Actor.[2]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Llu%C3%ADs_Homar. Retrieved June 6, 2015.  Missing or empty |title= (help) (Spanish))
  2. ^ José De Urdanechea (March 1, 2012). "Lluís Homar: "Si me dan otro Goya, no me enrollaré tanto"". GQ. Retrieved December 9, 2012.  (Spanish)