Born in Alicante, Fele Martinez is one of the indispensable faces of young Spanish cinema
. He moved to Madrid where he trained at the Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramatico (Royal School of Dramatic Art) and then continued with a course in Antonio Madonna
's Private School.
He received the Goya Award for Best New Actor for Thesis, by Alejandro Almenabar in 1996. He has now made over twenty films, the most notable of which, apart from the above, include: Open Your Eyes (Alejandro Amenabar), Sleepless in Madrid (Chus Gutierrez), The Lovers of the Artic Circle (Julio Medem), Black Tears (Ricardo Franco), April Captains (Maria de Medeiros), Talk to Her (Pedro Almodbvar) and Darkness (Jaume Balaguerb).
His latest adventure has been in the theater, where he has successfully played Woody Allen's alter ego in the play Play It Again, Sam.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2005.
Fele Martinez Facts
|Open Your Eyes|
|La noche que mi madre mató a mi padre|
|Lovers of the Arctic Circle / Passion in the Desert / Esmeralda Comes By Night|
|Lovers of the Arctic Circle|