Martin Rivas. Biography, personal life, Spanish film star filmography
Actor Martin Rivas 19 years out of its 32 dedicated to the film industry. In Spain, he is a famous and popular person. The handsome is often removed in the series.
Actor Martin (Martinho) Rivas was born not quite in an ordinary family. His mother's name is Maria Isabel, and his father is Manuel. The father is one of the most famous and award-winning writers in Spain, also a public figure and a journalist. The Rivas family lives in the Galicia region of La Coruña, where Martin was born on January 10, 1985. From an early age, the boy showed a special interest in acting. Already at eight, he first appeared on the stage during the staging of a school play in Dublin, and as a teenager, he began to attend various castings.
At thirteen, he was lucky. Martin Rivas was selected for the filming of the tides series (1998).True, the role he got a small, episodic, but it was the debut appearance of the future star of the film industry in Spain.
After the first role of the boy Dani in the series “Tides”, Martin did not act in films for seven years. He studied, improved his acting skills. And only at 21, Rivas again appeared on television. In 2006, he managed to get two roles at once. The novice actor played David in the TV series "Husbands and Wives" and Moises in the comedy melodrama "Dreamer without Fear." The young guy also managed to play in the short film Atopeite.
2007 was for Martin Rivas the year of his first recognition and fame. He got the lead role in the mystical detective series "The Black Lagoon". The film also starred such young actors as Jon González, Ana de Armas, Carlota Garcia and others. His hero Marcos Novo Pazos and his sister find themselves in a boarding school after the mysterious disappearance of their parents. Here they find new friends with whom they learn the terrible secrets of the orphanage. During the shootings, Anna de Armas and Martin Rivas set up a romantic relationship. Their characters in the plot of the film are also found.The series was broadcast over 4 years and won two awards: the Ondas awards for the Best Spanish TV series and the TP de Oro for the Best National TV series.
During the filming of the Black Lagoon, Martin Rivas simultaneously participates in another film project. In 2008, he plays Lalo in the drama directed by José Luis Querda "Blind Sunflowers". For this role, the actor gets into the nomination “Best Debut” at the national film award of Spain “Goya”.
In 2009, Martin Rivas participated in the filming of the short fantasy "Universe". And two years later he was invited to enter the cast of the series "Dar Alba". In the drama, he played the role of Pablo Escudero. In 2013, two films appeared on the screens: "Three more weddings" and "People on sites." Each of them starred Martin Rivas, films of the comedy genre.
In 2014, the actor also managed to take part in two film projects. He played a major role in the two-part drama "Romeo and Juliet." Martinho played the role of the romantic youth Romeo. He also starred in the melodrama "For a Fistful of Kisses." His hero named Dani falls in love with the girl Salt, but his terrible secret can destroy their relationship.
In 2016, Martin Rivas joins the cast of the Spanish version of the comedy series Web Therapy. He starred in several episodes in the role of Mario Gonzalez. In the same year he received an offer from the director Carlos Sedes to play one of the main characters (Carlos) of the TV series "Telephonist". The world premiere of the drama is scheduled for 2017. The film consists of 16 episodes. The plot of the comedy series tells about the life of 4 girls of different social status. All women meet at the telephone station, where they begin to work together. Martinho Rivas is also starring such actresses as Ana Maria Polvorosa, Maggie Sivantos, Blanca Saures and Concha Velasco.
In 2017 there will be another Spanish series called “Being who you are.” In the thriller, the actor plays Mark Castro, appears in five episodes.
One of the sexiest actors on television in Spain today is Martin Rivas. Personal life handsome interested in many fans. He is particularly popular with the opposite sex.
For some time, Martinho met with actress Irene Escolar, but in 2013 they broke up.Then he began a relationship with a girl who, together with him, starred in the film “Black Lagoon” - with Ana de Armas, who plays the role of Caroline Leal. The couple met in the process of creating the series. Their characters had a romantic relationship. Ana de Armas, in 2013, experienced a difficult break with her husband Marc Clotte, and Martin Rivas helped the girl overcome a difficult time. The couple also starred together in another movie in 2014 - "For a Fistful of Kisses." In the plot of the movie they are crazy about each other.
Martin Rivas loves to sleep and drive on his own motorcycle. In spite of its popularity, it is not a win-win. The actor tries to periodically take a break from filming, travel and improve his skills.