Luis Tosar

Nadine Caridi

Quick Facts

Date of Birth October 13, 1971
Nationality Spanish
Profession Actor
Working for Movies, TV Shows
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Unmarried
Spouse Marta Etura (Partner)
Net Worth(s) $275 million
Name on Birth Luis Tosar
Divorce N/A
Height 1.76 m
Weight N/A
Religion Roman Catholic
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color N/A
Twitter @CFLuisTosar
Age 50 Years

Spanish actor and musician Luis Tosar was born on October 13, 1971 in Lugo, Galicia, Spain as Luis López Tosar. He was raised up in Spain and had an interest in acting and music since he has a small child. Much hard work and dedication brought him to the spotlight, and hence here he is with a high amount of recognition and continuing his legacy.

He began his career by playing in theater and short films, but he became famous in Galicia by his performance in 1998 TV Series Mareas Vivas, which aired on Galicia Television. He was also critically acclaimed for his supporting role in the unemployment drama Mondays in the Sun, abusive husband in Take My Eyes, an executive producer in Even the Rain, and a doorman in Sleep Tight. His most acclaimed role has to be from his 2009 hit Cell 211 which starred Tosar as Malamadre, a prisoner that instigates a riot and befriends an undercover prison guard in the process. His only major role in an American film was Michael Mann's Miami Vice (2006), starring Colin Farrell and Jamie Foxx. Besides that he has appeared in other English films The Limits of Control and Mr. Nice. The movies released between 2006 and 2013, in which Tosar was credited for some role, were Miami Vice by Michael Mann, Cargo by Clive Gordon, Hotel Tívoli by Antón Reixa, Las vidas de Celia by Antonio Chavarrías, Casual Day by Max Lemcke, La noche que dejó de llover by Alfonso Zarauza, Cell 211 by Daniel Monzón, The Limits of Control by Jim Jarmusch, Even the Rain by Icíar Bollaín, Crebinsky by Enrique Otero, Sleep Tight, Galaicus, Operacion E, and Que pena tu Familia.

He has won various awards. He has won 3 Goya Awards considered as the Spanish equivalent of the Academy Awards. He has also won the Málaga Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011 Málaga Spanish Film Festival. For his role in Cell 211, he won Best Actor award in 2010 Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Best Movie Actor in 2010 Fotogramas de Plata, Best Actor in 2010 Goya Awards, Best Actor in 2010 Premios ACE, Best Actor in 2010 Seattle International Film Festival, and Best Lead Performance (Male) in 2010 Spanish Actors Union Awards. He has won nine Best Actor awards for his role in Los lunes al sol (Mondays in the Sun) (2002), including 2005 Cartagena Film Festival Awards, 2004 Cinema Writers Circle Awards, 2004 Copenhagen International Film Festival, 2004 Fotogramas de Plata, 2004 Goya Awards, 2003 San Sebastián International Film Festival, 2004 Seattle International Film Festival, 2004 Spanish Actors Union Awards, and 2004 Turia Awards. He also has a music group called The Ellas.

Talking about his dating/relationship life, he has been romantically linked with actress Marta Etura. They worked together for the first time in Thirteen Chimes (2002).

Spanish by nationality and of white ethnicity, he stands tall with a height of five feet and ten inches. His shirtless pictures are craved by many women and he has been popular on social networking sites recently. Having good looks and charming personality, this actor has been very successful in the Spanish movie industry. The Spanish actor-singer has an estimated net worth of $275 million. He has been able to create this net worth through years of hard work and dedication. He certainly has a bright future.

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