Fan favorite character Berlin from highly popular Netflix’s Money Heist was portrayed by a Spanish Actor Pedro Alonso. He was born on 21st June 1972 in Vigo, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain he has gained widespread acclaimed for his performance in Spanish movies and tv series. Pedro has taken acting coaching after secondary school education completion in 1992 at the Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático (RESAD) in Madrid. Although it is not easy to get recognition soon overnight especially in the entertainment world.
After spending so many years as unemployed in acting despite his talent, he worked in a local bar. In 1995, he got first role of his career in television short film, Habitos. In addition to his passion for acting, he is also interested in dance, which is why he took several dance classes at the Teatro de la Danza. He just killed it in the role of Andres “Berlin” Fonollosa in Netflix’s one of the highest watched series Money Heist. Due to this role, not only he rose to his prominence but got huge fame across the world as well. Apart from this, he was also known for his role Diego Murquia/Adrian Vera Celande in Gran Hotel.
Pedro Alonso played one of the most complicated yet important characters in the Money Heist series thus, it’s no wonder if viewers love his role. Atthough he opened up about his character and stated that those peope who love his character should check their heads. He said,
“People need to get their heads checked. I’m sure he’s not the character you would want your daughter to marry.”
Also, show creator Alex Pina explained the imporance of Berlin’s role in the series when some viewers told him to remove Berlin’s character from the series. He said,
“Someone said to me, ‘This character doesn’t belong in our time, you should take him out of the series’. I said I had no intention of taking him out of the series. He’s a misogynist, a narcissist and a psychopath in many ways, but we could have a character like tha in the series and the audience could freely decide whose side they’re on, right?”
Pedro Alonso Biography
|Real Name||Pedro González Alonso|
|Birth Date||June 21, 1972|
|Age||48 Years (as of 2020)|
|Birth Place||Vigo, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain|
Pedro Alonso Height, Weight and Body Measurement
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 11” – in centimeters – 181 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 80 kg – in Pounds – 176 lbs|
|Chest Size||43 inches|
|Waist Size||36 inches|
|Biceps Size||15 inches|
|Shoe Size||10 (US)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|School||Royal School of Dramatic Arts|
|College||Teatro de la Danza (Theatre of Dance)|
Pedro Alonso Affairs (Relationship Status)
|What is Pedro Alonso marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorce)||Married|
|How many children does Pedro Alonso have?||One|
|Is Pedro Alonso having any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Pedro Alonso gay?||No|
|Who is Pedro Alonso wife?||Not Known|
Pedro Alonso Filmography
|Tengo una casa (1996)
Niño nadie (1997)
18 meals (18 comidas) (2010)
Todo lo que tú quieras (2010)
Onde está a Felicidade? (2011)
The Apostle ( O Apóstolo , Voice of Peregrino) (2012)
The Beach of the Drowned (2015)
Caller unknown ( El desconocido , vote) (2015)
Pedro Alonso Television Series
Alma Gitana (1996)
Código Fuego (2003)
Padre Casares (2008)
Grand Hotel (Gran Hotel) (2011)
La embajada (2016)
Money Heist (La casa de papel) (2017)
since 2018: Diablo Guardián (2018)
Pedro Alonso Net Worth
With Berlin’s character he gained fan following worldwide drasticially and from his earlier roles in the television and movies, he has gathered so much wealth and fortune. According to reports, his salary per episode in Money Heist is around $80000 so his net worth is around $2 million for sure.
Trivia: Important Facts about Pedro Alonso
- He along with Alvaro Morte and Ursula Corbero acted in the Money Heist.
- His talent was discovered by a Spanish TV actress Susana Cordoba and she is also his talent agent as well.
- Pedro founded his own theater company Grupo Dom.
- For his role of Berlin, he won Best TV Actor in Supporting Role male category at Spanish Actors Union Awards and got nomination of Best TV Actor for Fotogramas de Plata in 2018.
- In 2018, Pedro was elected as “International Star of the Year” by turkey men’s magazine GQ.
- He is highly active on social media and his official Instagram account “pedroalonsoochoro” is about to reach milestone of 5 million followers very soon.