David Janer
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1973, Granollers, Barcelona, Spain

After studying IT in the Centre d’Estudis Politécnics in Barcelona, David enrolled in the Centro de Actividades Escénicas la Saleta in his city of birth, Granollers. There, he took part in his first two plays, El manuscrito del teniente and El sueño de una noche de verano. Later, he became involved with the ‘Carlos Lasarte’ school, where he received acting classes while working on other temporary projects.

His first break arrived with the Catalan television channel, TV3, where he remained throughout his career and where he has participated in projects such as Temps de Silenci and Laberint d’Ombres. In 2001 he was chosen with Begoña Maestre to be the lead in the second cast of the series Compañeros, following in the footsteps of Antonio Hortelano and Eva Santolario. The role, which he played during two seasons, gained David widespread popularity.

Amongst his cinematographic projects he can count Anita no pierde el tren with José Coronado and Rosa María Sardá, and Entre vivir y soñar with Carmen Maura. More recently he has collaborated on various episodes of Mesa para cinco (La Sexta), as well as joinig the cast of Los hombres de Paco (Antena 3).

His work in theatre shouldn’t be overlooked, with stand out performances in Celobert with Josep María Pou and Marta Calvó. He has also featured in videoclips, including the song ‘San Pedro’ by Revolver.

David currently plays the part of Gonzalo de Montalvo in the successful series Águila Roja, a part that has bought him his highest levels of popularity to date.

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David Janer with Inma Cuesta in Aguila Roja, Season 6, 2013. Courtesía TVE
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David Janer with Javier Gutiérrez in Aguila Roja, Season 7, 2014. Courtesy TVE

MOVIES
RED EAGLE · Dir. José Ramón Ayerra
THE BLIND SUNDFLOWERS · Dir. José Luis Cuerda
SEARCHING FOR LOVE · Dir. Alfonso Albacete, David Menkes
ANITA TAKES A CHANCE · Dir. Ventura Pons
IRIS TV · Dir. Xavier Manich
L’ESCALA DE DIAMANTS · Dir. Jordi Marcos
ATRAPA-LA · Dir. Dominic Harari, Teresa Pelegri

TELEVISION
ÁGUILA ROJA · TVE
El CRAC · TV3
CUENTA ATRÁS – Cuatro
LOS HOMBRES DE PACO · Antena 3
MAR DE FONS · TV3
MESA PARA CINCO · La Sexta
EL COR DE LA CIUTAT · TV3
DE MODA · Diagonal TV
16 DOBLES · TV3
COMPAÑEROS · Antena 3
TEMPS DE SILENCI · TV3
LABERINT D’OMBRES · TV3

THEATRE
CELOBERT · Dir. Ferrán Madico
TAPE · Dir. Marta Angelat

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Fotograma de Plata: Best TV Actor, Nominated · ÁGUILA ROJA
Protagonista: Best TV Actor · ÁGUILA ROJA
TP de Oro: Best Actor, Nominated · COMPAÑEROS
TP de Oro: Best Actor, Nominated · ÁGUILA ROJA
TP de Oro: Best Actor · ÁGUILA ROJA
CineyMás: Best Actor · ÁGUILA ROJA

TRAINING
Acting · Carlos Lasarte
Acting · Centro de Actividades Escénicas La Saleta
Martial Arts

IDIOMAS
Spanish, Catalan

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