'Money Heist': This Is Miguel Herrán

'Money Heist': This Is Miguel Herrán.
April 25, 2020 - 18:20 / Anna Valenzuela Rosas

You know him as cute and sly "Rio" on the hit international series Money Heist. The world has become addicted to this thrilling Spanish show! Did you know Miguel Herrán stumbled coincidentally into acting?

Miguel Herrán attends the candidates to Goya Cinema Awards 2016 dinner party on January 26, 2016, in Madrid, Spain.

Money Heist's Miguel Herrán

Miguel Herrán was born April 25th, 1993 in the gorgeous city of Malaga, Spain. He did not like school and he dreamed of being a car mechanic until a random encounter with Spanish director Daniel Guzman in Madrid. Coincidentally, Miguel and his friends looked just like what Daniel was looking for in his movie A Cambio de Nada, and Miguel was cast then and there.

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Miguel actually won the Goya Award for Best New Actor for his role as "Darío" in Daniel Guzman's 2015 film. He had a few more roles in Spanish films before he landed the ultimate role of "Rio" in the smash Netflix hit Money Heist, otherwise known as La Casa de Papel. The show has become so incredibly successful it is actually the most-watched non-English series on Netflix and even won an Emmy award for Best Drama Series!

Miguel Herrán in "Money Heist" (Aka 'La Casa de Papel') Part 1 (2017).

Money Heist A.K.A La Casa de Papel

The thrilling show is centered around a long time planned robbery of the Royal Mint of Spain. The show has taken the world by storm, with countless celebrities joining in on the buzz and the Salvador Dali mask the characters don in the show is being used all over the world!

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Miguel's adorably sweet character now has a huge fan base and Miguel himself is known to be quite down-to-Earth and silly. He has since landed a spot on another hit Netflix series Elite as "Christian Varela Expósito".

We can't wait to see what hunky Miguel he does next!

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