José Luis Gómez

José Luis Gómez

Highest Rated: 81% The Skin I Live In (2011)

Lowest Rated: 30% Goya's Ghosts (2007)

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He trained as an actor in the Institute of Dramatic Art in Westphalia (Bochum) and at the Jacques Lecoq School (Paris). He did his early professional work as actor and director in the main theatres of the Federal Republic of Germany. In 1971 he came back to Spain where he produced, directed and performed in productions such as "Report for an Academy", by Kafka, "Gaspar", by Peter Handke and "The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui", by Bertolt Brecht. After his leading role in the film "Pascual Duarte", by Ricardo Franco, for which he won the Best Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival (1976), he worked with directors such as Jaime de Armiñán ("Nunca es tarde"), Juan Sebastián Bollaín ("Las dos orillas"), Enrqiue Brassó ("In memoriam"), Jaime Camino ("Luces y sombras"), Jaime Chavarri ("Dedicatoria"), Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón ("Sonámbulos"), Eloy de la Iglesia ("La estanquera de Vallecas"), Joseph Losey ("Les routes du sud"), Pilar Miró ("Beltenebros"), Carlos Saura ("Los ojos vendados" and "El séptimo día"), Gonzalo Suárez ("Rowing with the Wind"), Mariano Barroso ("Hormigas en la boca") and Milos Forman ("Goya's Ghosts") among others. In 1978, after a period of studies in New York with Lee Strasberg, he took over the management of the Centro Dramático Nacional, along with Nuria Espert and Ramón Tamayo, and two years later that of the Teatro Español. In 1992, he directed "La vida es sueño" in the Théâtre de l'Odéon and the following year "Carmen" in the Opéra de la Bastille, both in Paris. Since then, he has concentrated on the conception, administration and management of the Teatro de la Abadía, opened in 1995, where he has tackled a wide repertory, encouraged the training of actors and invited important European directors. In 2008, he directed the opera "Simon Boccanegra", by Verdi, in the Gran Teatre del Liceu. He has won numerous awards, the most notable of which include, as well as the above mentioned Best Actor award at the Cannes Film Festival, the National Theater award, Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Letters, granted by France, the Knight's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Gold Medal from the Círculo de Bellas Artes and the Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts from the Spanish Ministry of Culture.


Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet La isla del viento Miguel de Unamuno 2015
No Score Yet El Mudo Actor 2013
81% The Skin I Live In President of the Biotechnology Institute $3.2M 2011
No Score Yet Anything You Want Actor 2010
No Score Yet Todo Lo Que Tu Quieras Actor 2010
81% Broken Embraces Ernesto Martel $5M 2009
No Score Yet Theresa, The Body of Christ (Teresa, el cuerpo de Cristo) Actor 2007
30% Goya's Ghosts Tomás Bilbatúa $0.8M 2007
No Score Yet Hormigas en la Boca Actor 2006
No Score Yet Hormigas en la boca (Ants in the Mouth) Actor 2005
No Score Yet The 7th Day (Séptimo día, El) Emilio 2004
No Score Yet The End of a Mystery (La luz prodigiosa) Actor 2003
No Score Yet Beltenebros Ugarte/Valdivia 1991
No Score Yet Rowing with the Wind (Remando al viento) Polidori 1988
No Score Yet Estanquera de Vallecas, La Actor 1987
No Score Yet Luces Y Sombras Diego de Velazquez 1981
No Score Yet Les routes du sud (Roads to the South) Miguel 1978
No Score Yet Blindfolded Eyes (Los Ojos vendados) Luis 1978
No Score Yet Pascual Duarte Actor 1976


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