Juan Diego Ruiz Moreno (born 14 December 1942 in Bormujos, Seville, Spain), is a Spanish actor who has appeared on stage, in television and film productions since 1957. Among his leading roles are San Juan de la Cruz in La noche oscura (1989), Cabeza de Vaca in Cabeza de Vaca (1991), Cochero in Déjeme que le cuente (1998), Gildo in La Vida que te espera (2004); and Damián in Remake (2006). Among his awards is the Silver Biznaga for Best Actor for Smoking Room (2002).
Movies & TV shows
La corte de Ana
She appeared when Spain was waking up from a long post-war period and crying with melodramas starring children, a child prodigy unlike any other; a girl who, in time, would become a symbol of freedom ...
Sara, Lucía, Sofía and Claudia are sisters, 4 modern women with very different personalities, who come together at their mother's funeral, after which they discover the man they've all called "dad" th...
Spanish soldiers are searching for a legendary city built of gold as they battle indigenous tribes.
Can't Say Goodbye
Carla gets a call from the small town where she grew up in the South of Spain. Her father, who she hasn't spoken with in many years, is very ill. She refuses to face it and decides, against everyone's...
De los reptiles-saurios en los cafés
Time and again, the quiet routine of a nameless cafe, located in a town that is also nameless, and in an unspecified era, is unsettle by the attack of a reptile-saurus on the regular customers.
Chance mingles the fate of a vet from Barcelona zoo, a skin head and a female orangutan about to give birth.
Nightfall In India
Ricardo, an amusing grumpy middle-aged man, decides to travel overland to India, as he used to do, shipping hippies in the sixties. Only now he has other things on his mind. He has been in a wheelchai...
3 Movies · 1 TV show
Jordi Dauder, la revolució pendent
An interview with an actor a few weeks before his death is the subject of a documentary. From her interventions and people who knew him, the play explores the experiences of an actor from his artistic...
30 Years of Darkness
When the Spanish Civil War ended, he was unable to leave the country. He got back home in the dark after a long journey. He was told by his wife that the winning forces were shooting at their fellow c...
Todo es silencio
In Brétema, on the Atlantic coast, there was a time when drug traffickers achieved so much power that they were close to controlling everything. The sea is a place of continual discovery for Frink, Le...
The life of a Spanish playwright and poet who dominated Spain's early Golden Age of Theater in the 16th century is chronicled. When a producer's beautiful daughter takes a shine to him, he enters the ...
To Hell With The Ugly
Eliseo is ugly and single. He has never met a woman in his life. Nati has a missing breast and is ugly. She has never experienced true love despite finding the man of her life. The worst of his life i...
A famous couturier was given a crucial diplomatic mission by King Henri III. He needs to go to Spain to make a gown for the wedding of the King's nephew to the daughter of a Spanish noble. The problem...
Martes de Carnaval
Mr.Manolito and Mr.Estrafalario– characters of Valle-Inclán’s plays– spend the last days of Primo de Rivera’s dictatorship chasing the plays written by their admired Valle-Inclán whose works are banne...
Sexo en el plató
How are the sex scenes filmed? What tricks are used to fake the desire? How do the interpreters prepare and feel? Spanish actors and directors talk about the most intimate side of acting, about the tr...
Toni Darder works as an educator in a juvenile reformatory. He will retire in a few years and feels on his shoulders the heavy burden of failure. He has lost hope in what he does and in his own desti...
A company practice imported from the USA is called Casual Day. The workers are asked to swap their suits on Fridays. He liked living as he liked. He's gotten himself into a problem. His girlfriend's f...
Some of them now have grown-up children who accompany them and life is different. The story is unraveling with good dialog and superior acting from the entire cast. The movie is notbogged down by the ...
Barcelona, 1980s: in a tough urban neighbourhood inhabited by survivors and ruled by ex-legionnaires Gandhi, Fontán and Andrade - who are fighting a war for control of the streets - Nen and his friend...
A coming-of-age tale about the first loves, lusts and obsessions of friends on vacation at the end of the 1970s.
Vete de mí
1 Movie · 1 TV show
Basilio, a pickpocket with no luck, enters a mental institution to retrieve a valuable diamond necklace that briefly passed through his hands, and whose value was unable to recognize. Basilio will try...
The 7th Day
There is a horrible feud between her family and the Fuentes family, broken hearts, property disputes and a mysterious fire that destroyed the Fuentes house. Isabel's uncle was murdered. After she lear...
Your Next Life
A fight over the calf of a prize milk cow leaves a cantankerous dairy farmer dead and another fearful of arrest. Val becomes attracted to the dead farmer's son, Rai, estranged from his father and now ...
When a game can change history.
Una pasión singular
Blas Infante (1885-1936) is considered "the father" of Andalucia's autonomy. This picture tries to condense his life and ideas. He was a pacifist, a republican, a notary, a writer, but also a son, a h...
A struggling encyclopedia salesman and his wife take advantage of an offer to make adult films. The act turned him into an international sex symbol.
3 Movies · 1 TV show
The Virgin of Lust
In Vera Cruz in the 1940s, Nacho, an Indian, waits tables at Don Lzaro's café at Hotel Ofélia. He falls for the alcoholic who's hopelessly in love with Gardenia Wilson, a masked wrestler who slept wit...
Padre Coraje is a Spanish language television drama from Argentina. Its theme song is performed by Paz Martinez.
The Spanish branch of an American company is obliged to enforce the ban on smoking in their offices. From now on, those who want to smoke during working hours must do so in the street. Ramirez, one of...
Tony (Laia Marull) is a young crook preparing for a bank robbery with her boyfriend Juanjo (Jesus Olmedo) and their low-life partners Maxi (Miguel Hermoso Arnao) and Moco (Roberto Cairo). Right before...
You're the One
Julia, an only child of an affluent, bank owning family living in Madrid, escapes from her family to get over her grief that her boyfriend has been imprisoned. Julia studied in Switzerland and England...
El invierno de las anjanas
A young worker enjoying an affair with an upper class beauty is drafted by the Spanish Army to fight in the Cuban War of Independence. After learning of her lover's death in combat, Adelaida refused t...
The frustration and vital weariness of Michel des Assantes, a prestigious plastic surgeon in Paris, is unbearable: he has a wife whom he does not love, a son who is foreign to him and friends whom he ...
Between Your Legs
Miranda works for a radio station and is married to a cop. She was going to therapy to deal with her sex addiction. A sex-phone junkie is in a group. The two misfits hit it. Things get complicated whe...
Yerma is desperate to have children, so when a psychic advises her to look outside her marriage to conceive, what can she say but yes?
La novia de medianoche
A wealthy woman and her family and two servants live in a country house in the late 19th century isolated from the world, to hide a serious incident that happened ten years earlier. The family of whic...
In Santa Fe de Tierra Firme, an imaginary Latin American country, the indigenous dictator has an iron fist. A group of rebels are trying to take over the government while liberals try to change it.
Sylvia works at the underwear factory where Jose Luis works. When Sylvia becomes pregnant, Jose Luis will marry her against the wishes of his parents. Jose Luis' mother is determined to break her son'...
Cabeza de Vaca
An award winning saga of old Mexico. 600 lives were lost in 1528 when a Spanish expedition founded off the coast of Florida. One survivor, Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, roams across the American contine...
The Dumbfounded King
Philip IV ruled Spain from 1665 to 1665. The film was about the novel. The naked body of Marfisa, the most beautiful prostitutes of the town, is what the King is shocked to see. He would like to see t...
The Longest Night
Fifteen years after the plot a lawyer and a military ex-attorney meet and recall the intense days of 1975 when both participated in the decission of war or peace. The film is told in flashbacks of the...
Martes de carnaval
Writer in need of money returns to his hometown to try to write a new book. But his addiction to alcohol causes strange dreams that take him 50 years back to a Mardi Gras tuesday, when he was a teenag...
The Dark Night of the Soul
Carlos Saura made a comeback with 1989's La Noche Oscura. Juan Diego plays San Juan de la Cruz. John of the Cross was a 16th-century poet. The spirit of Santa Teresa de Jesus galvanized San Juan. He w...
Pedro Jarrapellejos can't turn the heads of Isabel or her daughter. A teacher is accused of being involved in the rape and murder of two peasant women. Pedro knows his nephew and friend were involved ...
How Good the Whites Are
The humanitarian aid expedition "Angeles Azules" (Blue Angels), comprising twelve Europeans and six trucks loaded with provisions to alleviate hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa, advances across the contine...
The two weeks leading up to the Spanish Civil War are dramatized in many different locations.
Voyage to Nowhere
The theatre company goes from town to town. In the future, its members will have to make decisions like whether or not to continue performing. He surprised Carlos with a son that he had fathered.
The Court of the Pharaoh
In the early Spanish Civil Post-war, a group of second-rate players try to get out of their wretched lives taking advantage of the artistic caprices of the son of a rich man who supports the regime. T...
The Lost Paradise
The film is about Spanish exiles who left their homes to protest Franco's fascist regime and then returned after his death to find that democracy had not instilled ethics or deep motivation in governm...
De tripas corazón
In Madrid, a Lawyer gets the freedom for "El Chirlo" a usual 20 years old crook. Chirlo wants to thank Jaime, his lawyer, the defense and treat him for a meal with Rocio, Jaime's girlfriend. Jaime lea...
Golfo de Vizcaya
Lucas, a journalist with a dark past, returned to his hometown of Bilbao after fifteen years in France. A series of circumstances will make it almost impossible for him to have an intimate relationshi...
The Holy Innocents
Somewhere in Spain in the 60s. Paco and his wife are poor. They are tenants. They have three children. A person is moving in a different direction. The master doesn't want the others going to school. ...
País S. A.
A useless kidnapper tries to kdnap a rich industrialist.
Fierce Love, or When Children Play at Love
Vicente and Margarita are a traditional and middle class married couple whose life is surrounded by a sea of confusion and uncertainty when their children begin to make their own decisions. They have ...
Yo creo que...
A Drama of Jealousy (And Other Things)
A construction worker and his fiancée meet a cook in a pizzeria. The love triangle likes to go to communist rallies and enjoy the beach. Will the hostile environment cause jealousy?
Something Bitter in the Mouth
A young man goes to a relative's house to celebrate Christmas, and finds that three female family members of different ages seek to advance their romantic attention.
El taxi de los conflictos
Musical. Juanjo Menéndez is a taxi driver. The cab's characters give rise to many different situations. When one of them leaves a baby in a taxi, they will have to find out who is still with a woman a...
Diego, retired from flamenco due to an illness, is obsessed with the memory of Antonia Jiménez, a beautiful woman he loved in the past and with whom he formed an artistic duet. Now, after having trium...
The film is an adaptation of three fairy tales classics of children literature. "The Maiden of the Sea" tells the story of Coraline, a mermaid who wants to be human afte she falls in love with a Sailo...
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