Who is Carlos Cuevas?

Spanish actor Carlos Cuevas Siso was born in Montcada i Reixac, Barcelona, Spain, on 27 December 1995, making Capricorn his zodiac sign. He has 29 acting credits, and is perhaps known best for portraying Javier in three episodes (2016) of the popular action adventure comedy series “The Ministry of Time”, which starred Cayetana Guillen Cuervo and Juan Gea, and was created by Pablo and Javier Olivares. It follows a paramedic from the 21st century, a college student from the 19th century, and a warrior from the 16th century who’ve joined a secret organization which prevents people from altering the past; the series won 30 of its 58 award nominations.

Carlos is today highly active in the film industry, and is currently shooting for three upcoming movies: “La Ternura”, “La Abadesa” and “El 47”.

Education and early life

Carlos was raised alongside his sister, popular Spanish singer Aida Cuevas in Barcelona, by their mother Loreto Siso and father Carlos Cuevas Sr; Loreto’s a housewife and it’s believed that Cuevas Sr. is the owner of his own small business, but this remains unconfirmed.

Carlos was only five when he appeared in his first commercial, and six when he made his debut TV series appearance, playing Party Goer in the 2002 episode “Survival” of the family musical “Viva S Club”; the following year saw him make his debut film appearance, portraying Joan in the thriller “La Dona de Gel”.

Carlos studied at a local high school in Barcelona and was also into dancing and playing soccer during his time there; he matriculated in 2014 and it’s believed that he hasn’t pursued higher education as he hasn’t spoken about attending college.

Roles in TV series

From 2005 through 2010, Carlos played Biel Delmas in 358 episodes of the drama “Ventdelpla”, which starred Emma Vilarasau and Anna Barrachina, and was created by Josep Maria Benet i Jornet. The series follows a wealthy Catalan family who are into wine-making, and it won two of its five award nominations.

The year 2012 saw Carlos star as Tomas in 12 episodes of the fantasy mystery “Luna, el Misterio de Calenda”, which also starred Belen Rueda and Daniel Grao, and was created by David Bermejo and Laura Belloso. It follows Judge Sara and her daughter who’ve moved to the mysterious city of Calenda – the series was nominated for a single award.

Carlos’ following notable performance was playing the lead character Pol Rubio in all 40 episodes of the romantic comedy “Merli”, which starred Pere Ponce and Francesc Orella, and was created by Hector Lozano. It follows the life of a philosophy teacher, and the series won one of its three award nominations. Carlos was then cast to appear in the romantic comedy “Cuentame Como Paso” and the musical drama “45 rpm”, as well as to voice Alsan in five episodes of the 2020 animated action adventure “The Idhun Chronicles”.

From 2019 through 2021, he reprised his role as Pol Rubio in the comedy “Merli. Sapere Aude”, which also starred Maria Pujalte and Pablo Capuz, and was created by Hector Lozano. It follows Pol who’s begun pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy, and the series was nominated for three awards.

Carlos’ three most recent TV series roles have been in the 2022 episode “El Trasplante” of the horror “Stories to Stay Awake”, all eight episodes of the 2022 romantic comedy mini-series “Smiley”, and six episodes of the 2023 romantic comedy “Cites”.

Roles in movies

The year 2010 saw Carlos play Dani in the popular drama “Lock Up”, which starred Marcel Boras and Ona Casamiquela, and was directed by Xavi Gimenez. It follows the father of a problematic son who’s decided to send him off to a correctional center – the movie won a 2011 Toulouse Cinespana Student Jury Award for Best First Film.

In 2014, Carlos portrayed Tinet in the romantic war drama “Barcelona”, and he was then cast to play Dani in the 2015 romantic comedy “Ahora o Nunca”, and Alex in the 2015 short drama “Back Again”. In 2019, he portrayed Leon in the romantic comedy “In Family I Trust”, which starred Clara Lago and Alex Garcia, and was directed by Patricia Font; it follows a woman who’s just learned that her boyfriend’s cheating on her with a famous journalist.

Some of Carlos’ most recent film roles have been in the 2021 comedy “More the Merrier”, the  crime mystery thriller “The Man from Rome” and the short comedy “Maruja” both in 2022.

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Other credits

Carlos sang two songs in two episodes of the 2009 series “Ventdelpla”, and sang “Que hi Ha? (Hey Ya!)” in the 2015 episode “Oh TV3” of the series “Oh Happy Day”.

He received special thanks for the 2018 documentary movie “Down n’hi Do”, and the 2019 short movie “What Is Love”.

Some of Carlos’ most recent talk-show appearances have been in “Quan Arribin els Marcians”, “Dias de Cine” and “Alguna Pregunta Mes?”

Awards and nominations

Carlos was nominated for a 2023 Spanish Actors Union Award for Television: Supporting Performance, Male for “Stories to Stay Awake”.

Love life and relationships

Carlos rarely speaks about his love life in public, and hasn’t disclosed the names of any women, or perhaps men whom he’s been with.

Many of his fans believe him to be gay, because he portrayed a gay character in the series “Smiley”, a performance  praised by the critics. Carlos has since discussed his sexual orientation in a couple of interviews, revealing that he’s straight, but that he prefers not to let media invade his private life.

There are some people on the internet who claim to have recently seen Carlos spending time in public with a non-celebrity Spanish girl, and that the two might have been together for over a year now, but Carlos hasn’t taken the time to address these rumors.

He seems to be unattached as of August 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Carlos is an Instagram star, as over 1.1 million people are following him on the network today, and he’s posted over 420 pictures and videos; most show him during his everyday life, whether he’s spending time in nature, travelling around Spain or taking fencing lessons.

He enjoys being physically active, and goes swimming nearly every day, while he also occasionally works out at the gym.

Carlos is interested in photography, and many pictures uploaded onto his Instagram account have been taken by him.

He’s a philanthropist, and has volunteered with several charity organizations, mostly with those that aim to help underprivileged Spanish children.

Summer is Carlos’ favorite season, as he loves to swim in the sea and play beach soccer and volleyball.

He’s passionate about travelling, and has recently been to Egypt in Africa.

One of Carlos’ favorite actors is Antonio Banderas, and some of his favorite movies include “The Mask of Zorro”, “The 13th Warrior”, and “Once Upon a Time in Mexico”.

Appearance and net worth

Carlos’ age is 27. He has brown hair and eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.72m) tall and weighs around 155lbs (71kgs).

Carlos’ net worth’s been estimated at over $1 million, as of August 2023.

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  1. The mini series on Netflix ( Smiley ) is a fantastic move the story line was great. And all the characters on the show were good i hope they bring the mini series back with the same actors. Sincerely A BIG FAN!!!!!!

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