Yon González

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Yon González
Born Yon González Luna
(1986-05-20) 20 May 1986 (age 32)
Bergara, Gipuzkoa, Basque Country, Spain
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006–present
Relatives Aitor Luna (brother)

Yon González Luna (born 20 May 1986) is a Spanish actor. He is probably best known for his performance as Iván Noiret León in the Antena 3 series The Boarding School (El internado), as well as for his role of Julio Olmedo/Espinosa in the television series Gran Hotel.

Acting career[edit]

Yon González began his acting career in the LaSexta series SMS (Spanish: SMS – Sin miedo a soñar) in 2006. He then went on to star in the Antena 3 series The Boarding School (El internado) from 2007 to 2010 which brought him wider popularity. González's performance as Iván Noiret León earned him an ACE Award for Best New Actor in 2010,[1] as well as a Golden Nymph for Best Actor – Drama nomination at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival 2009.[2]

Throughout 2008 and 2009, González starred in the motion pictures Sex, Parties and Lies (Mentiras y gordas), opposite Mario Casas, Hugo Silva and his The Boarding School co–star Ana de Armas, and Sebastián Cordero's Rabies (Rabia). He also appeared in the short films The Storymaker (El forjador de historias), Impossible Loves (Amores imposibles), Identity (Identidad) and Latex Puppets (Muñecos de latex), winning the La FILA Festival of Short Films Award for Best Male Performance for the latter.[3] In 2010, González portrayed Constantine II of Greece in Sofía, a television miniseries based on the life of Queen Sofía of Spain. In 2011, González worked primarily in television, appearing in Great Reserve (Gran reserva), which stars his brother Aitor Luna, The Whos (Los Quién) and Grand Hotel (Gran hotel). Grand Hotel, in which he starred opposite his SMS fellow Amaia Salamanca,[4] won him Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Television Actor.[5], las chicas del cable (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Las_chicas_del_cable) Francisco Gómez 2017-?

Other work[edit]

In 2007, González modeled for David Delfín at the Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week.[6] He also covered numerous magazines, such as Vanity Fair, Glamour, Marie Claire and Cosmopolitan,[7] either alone or with his The Boarding School fellows.

In 2007, along with Martiño Rivas and Marta Torné, González supported the ONG Childhood Without Limits Foundation.[8]

Personal and media life[edit]

González was born in Bergara, Gipuzkoa, but currently lives in Madrid. His family is Spanish. His older brother Aitor González Luna is also an actor, probably best known for his role in Paco's Men (Los hombres de Paco).[9] González cites Juan Diego, Jordi Mollà and Luis Tosar as his role models.[10] He is fluent in Spanish and Basque, and works on improving his English.[11]

In 2011, he was ranked sixth in 20 minutos' list of sexiest Spanish actors.[12]

Filmography[edit]

Title Original Title Year Role Notes
SMS SMS 2006-2007 Andrés TV series; 2006–07
The Boarding School El internado 2007-2010 Iván Noiret León TV series; 2007–10
ACE Award for Best New Actor
Nominated—Golden Nymph for Best Actor – Drama
The Storymaker El forjador de historias 2008 Victor Short film
Impossible Loves Amores imposibles 2008 Boy Short film
Identity Identidad 2008 Boy Short film
Sex, Parties and Lies Mentiras y gordas 2009 Nico
Latex Puppets Muñecos de latex 2009 Adrián Short film
La FILA Festival of Short Films Award for Best Male Performance
Rage Rabia 2009 Adrián
Sofía Sofía 2010 Constantine II of Greece TV miniseries
Torrente 4 Torrente 4 2011 Peralta
Great Reserve Gran reserva 2011 Manuel Hernández TV series
The Whos Los Quién 2011 Paco TV series; 1 episode
Unknown Truth Desconocierto 2011 Man Short film
Grand Hotel Gran hotel 2011-2013 Julio Olmedo TV series
Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Television Actor
Transgression Transgression 2011 Helio
Under Suspicion Bajo sospecha 2014 Víctor García TV series
The Cable Girls Las Chicas Del Cable 2017-present Francisco TV series

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Year Category Nominated Work Result
Association of Latin Entertainment Critics Awards 2010 Best New Actor The Boarding School Won
Fotogramas de Plata Awards 2011 Best Television Actor Grand Hotel Won
La FILA Festival of Short Films 2009 Best Male Performance Latex Puppets Won
Monte-Carlo Television Festival Awards 2009 Golden Nymph for Best Actor – Drama The Boarding School Nominated
Neox Fan Awards 2012 Best television series actor Grand Hotel Nominated
Best kiss of the year (w/ Amaia Salamanca) Won
2013 Best television series actor Nominated
Best kiss of the year (w/Amaia Salamanca) Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yon González y Ana Duato, premiados en Nueva York". La voz libre (in Spanish). 19 April 2010. Retrieved 25 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Fernández, Ángel (16 April 2009). "Series españolas a la conquista de la Ninfa de Oro del Festival de Montecarlo". El mundo (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Historia del Festival". Cine La FILA (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Cinco años después de 'SMS', Amaia Salamanca y Yon González se reencuentran y se enamoran en 'Gran Hotel'". ¡Hola! (in Spanish). 9 August 2011. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "Elena Anaya y José Coronado repiten el éxito de los Goya en los Fotogramas de Plata 2011 como mejores intérpretes de cine". ¡Hola! (in Spanish). 13 March 2012. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "Yon González Luna". www.actoresmasguapos.com (in Spanish). 17 November 2011. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  7. ^ "Yon González". actoresmasatractivos.com (in Spanish). 28 December 2009. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  8. ^ "Yon González, un irresistible y rebelde galán que vuelve dispuesto a conquistarnos". Antena 3 (in Spanish). 24 October 2011. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  9. ^ "Yon González y Aitor Luna, hermanos en la vida real y rivales en la pequeña pantalla". Hola (in Spanish). 22 February 2015. Retrieved 15 September 2016. 
  10. ^ "Yon González: "Me da morbo pensar qué pasará después de El Internado"". Antena 3 (in Spanish). 22 July 2010. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  11. ^ "Yon Gonzalez: La profesion de actor es la mas bonita del mundo". El Internado Blog (in Spanish). 11 December 2007. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  12. ^ "Los Actores Españoles Mas Sexies De La Television" (in Spanish). 17 February 2011. Retrieved 25 March 2012. 

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