Juan Diego

Juan Diego

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1942-12-14 (78 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Sevilla, Spain

81 Movies · 5 TV shows

Biography

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

2021.

2 Movies
The Cover

The Cover

2021
In Benidorm, a mecca for live singers, Dani doesn't want to be just a cover. He will learn about love.
Xtreme

Xtreme

1
2021
Two years after the murder of his son and father, a retired hitman sets in motion a carefully crafted revenge plan against the killer: his own brother.

2020.

1 Movie
La corte de Ana

La corte de Ana

2020
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 ...

2019.

1 Movie
Despite Everything

Despite Everything

5
2019
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...

2018.

1 TV show

2017.

2 Movies
Gold

Gold

2017
Spanish soldiers are searching for a legendary city built of gold as they battle indigenous tribes.
Can't Say Goodbye

Can't Say Goodbye

2017
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...

2014.

3 Movies
De los reptiles-saurios en los cafés

De los reptiles-saurios en los cafés

2014
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.
Cebra

Cebra

2014
Chance mingles the fate of a vet from Barcelona zoo, a skin head and a female orangutan about to give birth.
Nightfall In India

Nightfall In India

2014
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...

2012.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Jordi Dauder, la revolució pendent

Jordi Dauder, la revolució pendent

2012
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

30 Years of Darkness

2012
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

Todo es silencio

2012
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...

2011.

2 Movies
Il signore della truffa

Il signore della truffa

2011
Film for TV with Gigi Proietti.
23-F: la película

23-F: la película

2011
The Spanish democracy was put at serious risk by the failed coup d'état of February 23, 1981 which began with the capture of the Congress of Deputies and ended with the release of parliamentarians.

2010.

2 Movies
Lope

Lope

2010
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

To Hell With The Ugly

2010
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...

2009.

1 Movie
Fashion Victim

Fashion Victim

6
2009
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...

2008.

1 Movie
Martes de Carnaval

Martes de Carnaval

2008
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...

2007.

3 Movies
Sexo en el plató

Sexo en el plató

2007
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...
Fuerte Apache

Fuerte Apache

2007
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...
Casual Day

Casual Day

2007
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...

2006.

4 Movies
Remake

Remake

2006
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 ...
El triunfo

El triunfo

2006
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...
Summer Rain

Summer Rain

2006
A coming-of-age tale about the first loves, lusts and obsessions of friends on vacation at the end of the 1970s.

2005.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Los hombres de Paco

Los hombres de Paco

8
2005
Los hombres de Paco was broadcast in Argentina, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Morocco, Serbia, Italy, Slovakia and Turkey. Paco Tous was an actor.

2004.

3 Movies
Torapia

Torapia

2004
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

The 7th Day

2004
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

Your Next Life

2004
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 ...

2003.

4 Movies
Arcibel's Game

Arcibel's Game

2003
When a game can change history.
Una pasión singular

Una pasión singular

2003
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...
Torremolinos 73

Torremolinos 73

2003
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.

2002.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
The Virgin of Lust

The Virgin of Lust

2002
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...
TV
Padre Coraje

Padre Coraje

2002
Padre Coraje is a Spanish language television drama from Argentina. Its theme song is performed by Paz Martinez.
Smoking Room

Smoking Room

2002
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...

2000.

3 Movies
Fugitives

Fugitives

2000
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

You're the One

2000
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

El invierno de las anjanas

2000
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...

1999.

4 Movies
París-Tombuctú

París-Tombuctú

1999
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

Between Your Legs

1999
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

Yerma

1999
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?

1997.

1 Movie
La novia de medianoche

La novia de medianoche

1997
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...

1993.

1 Movie
Tirano Banderas

Tirano Banderas

1993
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.

1992.

1 Movie
Jamon Jamon

Jamon Jamon

10
1992
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'...

1991.

4 Movies
Cabeza de Vaca

Cabeza de Vaca

1991
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

The Dumbfounded King

6
1991
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

The Longest Night

1991
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

Martes de carnaval

1991
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...

1989.

1 Movie
The Dark Night of the Soul

The Dark Night of the Soul

1989
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...

1988.

3 Movies
Jarrapellejos

Jarrapellejos

1988
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

How Good the Whites Are

1988
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...

1987.

2 Movies
The Way They Were

The Way They Were

1987
The Way They Were is a Spanish film starring Antonio Banderas.
Laura, del cielo llega la noche

Laura, del cielo llega la noche

1987
A young woman marrying a rich man and moving to a small town in Spain in the 20s. She began a relationship with her husband's stepbrother because she was bored.

1986.

2 Movies
Dragon Rapide

Dragon Rapide

1986
The two weeks leading up to the Spanish Civil War are dramatized in many different locations.
Voyage to Nowhere

Voyage to Nowhere

1986
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.

1985.

4 Movies
The Court of the Pharaoh

The Court of the Pharaoh

6
1985
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 Lost Paradise

1985
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

De tripas corazón

1985
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

Golfo de Vizcaya

1985
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...

1984.

1 Movie
The Holy Innocents

The Holy Innocents

1984
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. ...

1981.

1 Movie

1980.

1 Movie
Erotic Stories

Erotic Stories

1980
The central theme of the stories is eroticism. The directors of the film deal with a variety of topics, but always with sensuality in mind.

1979.

2 Movies
El buscón

El buscón

1979
XVII century Spain. Don Pablo tries to climb position and falls into the hands of students, rogues, whores, fake skilled, executioners, jailers and comedians. Based on "The Buscón called Pablos" Franc...

1977.

1 Movie
The Creature

The Creature

1977
Tender and erotic love story of a respectable bourgeois housewife and a large black Alsatian dog.

1976.

2 Movies
And They Lived Happily Ever After

And They Lived Happily Ever After

1976
Manoli and Fernando, a couple of communist ideas, want to live their love freely, fleeing from any bourgeois convention. At first, the couple rejects the help of her parents, but soon they will begin ...

1975.

4 Movies
País S. A.

País S. A.

1975
A useless kidnapper tries to kdnap a rich industrialist.
Fierce Love, or When Children Play at Love

Fierce Love, or When Children Play at Love

1975
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 ...

1974.

1 TV show

1972.

1 Movie

1970.

1 Movie
A Drama of Jealousy (And Other Things)

A Drama of Jealousy (And Other Things)

1970
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?

1969.

2 Movies
Something Bitter in the Mouth

Something Bitter in the Mouth

1969
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

El taxi de los conflictos

1969
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...

1968.

1 Movie
Los flamencos

Los flamencos

1968
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...

1966.

1 Movie
Fantasía... 3

Fantasía... 3

1966
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...

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
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