Alberto Ammann is the brilliant actor who plays the lead character in the critically acclaimed series, Narcos. He is an Argentine-born actor and has starred in dozens of roles across film and television, all of which have helped to elevate his profile as an exceptional performer, ensuring that he keeps making his way up the career ladder. Alberto is a prominent face in Hollywood, as well as the Spanish movie industry where his career actually began before making its way to the American epicenter of entertainment.
The talented actor has received generous recognition and honors for his astounding work such as a Goya Awards for Best Actor which he picked up for the way he portrayed his character in the movie Cell 211, a celebrated Spanish picture that hit the theaters in 2009. The Cordoba native has played a wide range of characters over the course of his growing career. Some of his most notable projects include Lope, Apaches, Eva, Combustion, and Invasor. His appearance on the hit Netflix show Narcos catapulted the actor further into the spotlight, entrenched him as a household name, making him beloved by millions from all over the world.
Alberto Ammann’s Biography
Alberto was born on the 20th of October in Cordoba, Argentina. He spent his early years in Spain before returning back to his home country. From a very early age, he became interested in acting and was determined to make a career out of it when he grew older. In pursuance of this goal, he studied acting at the prestigious Juan Carlos Corazza School. He also learned from some of the finest teachers and performers at the Theatre Seminary Jolie Libois. Veteran drama instructors like Willy Lanni, Ricardo Ceballos, and Ruben Andalor were amongst the teachers who helped him refine and sharpen his craft.
After years of learning, Alberto Ammann made his film debut in 2009 in the movie Cell 21. He played a prison guard who is mistaken for an inmate and locked up when the prison is overrun by a revolt led by a dangerous convict named Malamadre. The way in which he embodied the character was so outstanding that he won Best New Actor at the 2010 Goya Awards.
Following his award win, Alberto picked up a lead role in the movie Lope, as the titular character Lope de Vega. He then went on to star in Eva, a science fiction picture, which he followed up with a starring appearance in the film Invasor.
The actor’s natural charm and beauty helped him book a commercial for Chanel, alongside actress Keira Knightley. Alberto Ammann’s next movie role was in Combustion. He played a Spanish army doctor who gets sent on a peacemaking mission to Iraq. In 2015, he began playing Helmer Herrera, the gay leader of the Cali Cartel, who was one of Pablo Escobar’s major rivals in Narcos. Moving on, he played a geochemist and hydrologist in the National Geographic mini-series, Mars.
In 2017, Alberto starred in the Netflix adaptation of the famous novel by Miguel Saez Carral, Apaches. His character is a promising journalist who decides to quit his job and returns home to try and save his family from ruination.
Alberto Ammann’s Parents and Family – Who Is His Wife?
The actor was born to Nelida Rey and Luis Alberto Ammann. His father is a well-known journalist, writer, and politician. His family fled Argentina to take refuge in Spain in order to escape the claws of military rule that was gripping the country. Alberto was only a year old when they fled and they didn’t return to their home country until he was four years old. He shares a close relationship with his parents and often posts pictures of them on his social media pages. His family is very supportive of his acting career and their belief in him is unwavering.
The actor is not yet married, but he is in a loving and committed relationship with Spanish actress Clara Mendez-Leite. The pair met while shooting the movie Invasor and they developed a friendship which blossomed into a romantic relationship.
Alberto Ammann and his gorgeous girlfriend are also business partners. Together, they own and run an interpretation school called Open Arms. While neither of them has openly confirmed that they are dating, their Instagram profiles say all there is to know. The couple frequently uploads pictures of each other with lovey-dovey comments accompanying them.