Luis Gnecco

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Luis Gnecco at the Premio Fenix 2016

Luis Enrique Gnecco Dessy (born 12 December 1962) is a Chilean actor.

Besides his work in Chilean telenovelas and films (Johnny 100 Pesos, the Academy Awards nominated No, El bosque de Karadima, A Fantastic Woman and Neruda), he is internationally known for his performances in HBO's Prófugos and Netflix series Narcos.

Biography[edit]

He studied Biology for three years, time when he developed his attributes as an actor and comedian, and that was even recognized by professors as Humberto Maturana.[1] Afterwards he studied in the Theatre academy of Fernando González.[2]

In 1985 he began to work in telenovelas, such as Amores de mercado, Brujas, and Soltera otra vez. Two years later, started to participate in comedy shows as De Chincol a Jote, El desjueves (1990–1995),[1] and Na' que ver con Chile. In 2008 he played the lead role in the Chilean version of The Office, The ofis.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Movie Role
1990 Hay algo allá afuera Aldo
1993 Johnny 100 Pesos Alfonso
2003 Sexo con Amor Tomás
2003 Buscando a la señorita Hyde Inspector Gormaz
2005 Paréntesis Gustavo "Gus"
2006 Padre Nuestro Pedro
2007 Casa de remolienda Mauro
2007 The Black Pimpernel Oliva - Chief of Protocol of La Moneda
2008 Chile puede Minister of Home Affairs
2009 El visitante nocturno
2009 El baile de la Victoria Monasterio
2012 Young and Wild Interviewee
2012 No José Tomás Urrutia
2012 Pérez Pérez
2012 Paseo de oficina Leo
2013 El derechazo Rubén Morales
2014 The Stranger Lieutenant De Luca
2014 Aurora
2015 El Bosque de Karadima Fernando Karadima
2016 Neruda Pablo Neruda
2016 Much Ado About Nothing Gustavo Barría
2017 A Fantastic Woman Gabriel Onetto Partier
2017 Artax: Un nuevo comienzo Vasco Zartundúa
2018 The Angel Héctor Robledo Puch

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Channel
1987 La invitación Horacio Pinto Canal 13
1989 La intrusa Aldo Canal 13
1991 Villa Nápoli Benito Canal 13
1992 Trampas y caretas Amadeo TVN
1993 Jaque mate Onofre Fajardo TVN
1994 Rompecorazón Mauricio Gándara TVN
1996 Adrenalina Álvaro del Canto Canal 13
2000 Santoladrón Otilio Benítez TVN
2001 Amores de mercado Bernardo Torres TVN
2002 Purasangre Julio Marambio TVN
La vida es una lotería TVN
2003 Pecadores Reinaldo Gatica TVN
Cuentos de mujeres Marco TVN
2004 Destinos cruzados Máximo Fonseca TVN
Loco por ti Taxista TVN
2005 17 Marcos Talavera TVN
Tiempo final: en tiempo real Tito TVN
Los Galindo César Aros TVN
Heredia & asociados González TVN
Brujas Leopoldo Quevedo Canal 13
Los Simuladores Federico Canal 13
2006 Descarado Moisés Castillo Canal 13
2007 Papi Ricky Leonardo Garay Canal 13
Lola Ernesto Anguita Canal 13
Héroes Eugenio Necochea Canal 13
2009 Cuenta conmigo Baltazar Polidori Canal 13
Corazón rebelde Rubén Iturra Canal 13
La ofis Manuel Cerda Canal 13
2010 La Colonia José Miguel Gorgona y Palo Quemado Mega
2011 Historias de la primera vez Papá de Rodrigo América TV
2011–2013 Prófugos Mario Moreno HBO
2012–2013 Soltera otra vez Sergio "Pelao" Monroy Canal 13
2014 Chipe libre Ricardo Felman Canal 13
2015 Narcos La Cucaracha Netflix
El Bosque de Karadima: la serie Fernando Karadima Chilevisión
2016 Entero Quebrado Chilevisión
Veinteañero a los 40 Cristian Grez Canal 13

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