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Juan Alberto de Burgos is an actor, screenwriter and filmaker. Son of Andalusian emigrants, he was born on November 8th, 1971 in Fort Worth, Texas (U.S.A.).  He grew up in Forth Worth, Cairo, Caracas, Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Seville.  He now lives in Madrid, Spain.

 

He is a graduate in Dramatic Arts from E.S.A.D. (Seville) and in Film Direction from TAI (Madrid).  He has studied acting with Fernando Piernas, José Carlos Plaza and in Estudio Corazza para el Actor.

 

He is well-known in Andalusia for his roles in the TV shows “Corta el rollo”, “Rocío casi madre” y “Ponme una nube” all productions of Canal Sur Network.  He is also known nationwide for his role in the movie “La fiesta” and in the sitcom “Ascensores” produced by Paramount Comedy Network.  He has worked as a guest actor in some of the most famous TV series in Spain: “Cuéntame”, “Hospital Central”, “La familia Mata”, “La que se avecina”, "Sky Rojo", as well as many others.  He has worked with various famous directors including  Fernando León de Aranoa and Michael Radford and he has worked in over 80  short films.

 

He has written, directed and produced the feature film “Me estoy quitando” and nine short films, which have received several awards.

 

In theater, he has played the part of Macbeth and Benvolio in “Romeo x Julieta” which was presented by the Centro Andaluz de Teatro and directed by Emilio Hernández. Recently, he performed his first play as a producer, writer, director and actor, “El camello de Al salir de clase”, performed over a period of twelve consecutive months in Off Madrid.  

 

Photo: Álvaro Silvestre