Santiago Segura


Born: Madrid, Spain


Santiago Segura Silva (born July 17, 1965 in Madrid) is a Spanish actor, screenwriter, director and producer of Spanish cinema, popular for its pentalogy film series Torrente. He also worked to a lesser extent as a TV presenter, voice actor and comic writer, besides being original collector. At 12, he began making films with a Super-8 camera, and, after a recommendation from Fernando Trueba, began to be realized within 35 mm, with funding them had reaped rewards by participating in game shows. Fame would come with his first feature, Torrente, el brazo tonto de la ley, to be followed by numerous sequels that would make it the highest grossing Spanish film series.

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