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  1. Pedro Alonso as Andrés de Fonollosa (Berlin)

Money Heist Berlin's Cast & Character Guide: A Complete List

The exciting adventure of Andrés de Fonollosa, also called Berlin, is about to unfold in a brand new Netflix show. Scheduled to start this December, the series titled Berlin marks an exciting new part in the Money Heist saga. This prequel, developed by Alex Pina and Esther Martínez Lobato, who were the creative minds behind Money Heist, takes us back to the roots of the mysterious character, Andrés, before his notorious heists at the Royal Mint and Bank of Spain.
Directed by Albert Pintó, David Barrocal, and Geoffrey Cowper, Berlin promises an in-depth look at the early adventures of one of television's most fascinating characters. Now, let's see who's joining the bandwagon for a one-of-a-lifetime heist!

Pedro Alonso as Andrés de Fonollosa (Berlin)

Pedro Alonso as Andrés de Fonollosa (Berlin) Source: Netflix

  • Andrés de Fonollosa, known as Berlin, is the intriguing lead in "Berlin." He's a sophisticated criminal, adept in high-stakes theft, safecracking, and deception. Berlin's intelligence, language fluency, and extensive knowledge make him a formidable figure, always outmaneuvering law enforcement. His charm is a key tool in his arsenal, helping him manipulate situations to his advantage. Despite his criminal success, Berlin's personal life is fraught with romantic tragedies. The series digs into his life before "Money Heist," taking a glimpse into his earlier days and the events that shaped him into the character familiar to fans. The show's creators envision Berlin with a vibrant personality, different from his role in "Money Heist," surrounded by a new group and in a distinct emotional setting.
  • Pedro Alonso, renowned for his role as Berlin in "Money Heist," reprises his character in this series. His portrayal has garnered global attention, marking him as a prominent figure in the industry. Alonso's diverse career features roles in series like "Gran Hotel" and "Bajo Sospecha," and he has appeared in films such as "The Silence of the Marsh" and "Awareness," as well as in the series "Diablo Guardián." Alonso's talent lies in his ability to bring complex characters to the screen, which is exactly what we need in someone who can handle Berlin.

Michelle Jenner As Keila

Michelle Jenner as Keila

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  • Keila is the technical wizard of the team, a cybersecurity expert with unmatched skills in... you know... hacking and all that. In scenarios where the team needs to bypass security systems or hack into complex programs, Keila is the go-to person. Her background as a top engineering graduate, earning cum laude honors, speaks to her exceptional abilities in her field. However, despite her professional excellence, Keila is noted for being extremely shy, like any other hacker in the history of films.
  • Michelle Jenner, a talented Spanish actor and voice artist, brings Keila to life on screen. She gained recognition for her role in "Los Hombres de Paco," where she worked alongside Paco Tous, known for "Money Heist." Jenner's career also includes significant roles in television series such as "The Cook of Castamar" and "El Continental," as well as in films like "Extraterrestre" and "La Corona Partida." Born on September 14, 1986, in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, Michelle Jenner is not just an accomplished actress but also a costume designer. Her notable works include "Isabel," "Julieta," and "No tengas miedo."

Begoña Vargas As Cameron

Begoña Vargas as Cameron

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  • Cameron, portrayed by Begoña Vargas, is characterized as adventurous and unpredictable. As stated by Netflix and Vargas, Cameron joins the team seeking excitement and a fresh start. In the series, Cameron is initially not a professional thief. She's portrayed as a quick learner, mentally strong, and capable of handling complex emotional layers. She carries a significant emotional burden, which unfolds as the series progresses. Vargas describes Cameron's journey as a "beautiful trip," so expect to see into her sentimental struggles and her evolution into a crucial team member.
  • Begoña Vargas: Born on February 6, 1999, in Madrid, Spain, Begoña Vargas is a Spanish actress recognized for her versatility in film and television. She began her career as a model and transitioned into acting. Vargas gained prominence for roles in "The Laws of the Border," "Welcome to Eden," and other notable projects. Her acting career includes leading roles like Roberta in "A Different View," Verónica de García in "High Seas," and Tere in "The Laws of The Border." Vargas has expanded her career beyond acting, venturing into the fashion industry and exploring music. She has been associated with Springfield, a fashion brand, since her teenage years, later becoming an ambassador for them.

Tristán Ulloa as Damián

Tristán Ulloa as DamiánSource: Netflix

  • Damián, played by Tristan Ulloa, is a pivotal character who serves as Berlin's close confidant and right-hand man. By day, he is a professor, but his other life reveals him as a criminal strategist. Described by Andres in character reels as a genius but somewhat absent-minded, Damián is the mastermind behind the ambitious heist in Paris, which is central to the series' storyline. His relationship with Andres is integral to the plot, mirroring a camaraderie reminiscent of Andres' other associations but with its unique dynamics.
  • Tristan Ulloa, a Spanish actor, writer, and director, takes charge of Damián. Ulloa's career in acting took a significant turn with his role in the 1998 Spanish film "Mensaka," which led to a Goya Award nomination. His performances have been recognized in several films, including "Sex and Lucia," "Mataharis," and "Pudor," each earning him Goya nominations. Ulloa's versatility extends to television, with appearances in the adaptation of Guy Ritchie’s "Snatch," "Narcos," and a major role in Netflix’s "Warrior Nun".

Joel Sánchez As Bruce

Joel Sánchez as Bruce Source: Netflix

  • Every team needs a muscle guy and that's Bruce, a versatile member skilled in handling a variety of tasks, ranging from weapons expertise to operating mobile cranes and thermal lances. While his tough exterior might give the impression of him being solely muscle-oriented, there's more to Bruce than meets the eye. He possesses a deceptive intelligence that belies his rugged appearance, a facet of his character that is expected to be explored as the series progresses.

  • The role of Bruce marks the debut acting role for Joel Sánchez, a Spanish model and actor.

Julio Peña As Roi

Julio Peña as RoiSource: Netflix

  • Roi is uniquely characterized as an enigma that's difficult to decipher. His skills lie in lock-picking and a notorious tendency to end up behind bars. From Berlin's perspective, Roi admires him as if he were the paternal figure he lacked, whereas Berlin views Roi as akin to a devoted pet he dutifully walks each day. This peculiar dynamic benefits them both in unusual ways.
  • Julio Peña, a multifaceted Spanish actor and vocalist, portrays the role of Roi. He gained popularity for his portrayal of Manuel Gutiérrez Quemola in Disney's "Bia" and the film "Through My Window" on Netflix. Additionally, he plays a central role in "Acacias 38." Born in San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, Spain, on July 15, 2000, Peña is acclaimed for his roles in "A través de mi ventana" (2022), "Berlín" (2023), and the upcoming "A través de tu mirada" (2024).

Itziar Ituño As Raquel Murillo (Lisbon)

Itziar Ituño as Raquel Murillo (Lisbon)

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  • Raquel Murillo serves as an inspector within the National Police Corps, tasked with resolving the heist led by Berlin and his crew. Known for her unwavering commitment to justice and her righteous approach to law enforcement, Raquel embodies the qualities of a dedicated and principled police officer. She is intelligent, employs strategic thinking, and refrains from using force unnecessarily in her pursuit of criminals. Raquel's character is notably dynamic, evolving from an officer ardently pursuing The Professor and his gang in "Money Heist" to eventually aligning with them after recognizing deeper truths and the flaws in the system she serves. The prequel "Berlin" digs into her earlier career, showcasing her undivided focus on law enforcement and her passion for upholding justice.
  • Itziar Ituno, celebrated for her portrayal of Raquel Murillo, is an acclaimed Basque film, television, and stage actor. She first garnered attention in the soap opera "Goenkale" and the film "Loreak" released in 2014. Ituno's role in "Money Heist" catapulted her to international fame, leading to further opportunities such as a leading role in the Netflix series "Intimacy" and her participation in the 2023 Spanish-French drama "In the Company of Women."

Najwa Nimri As Alicia Sierra

Najwa Nimri as Alicia Sierra

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  • Alicia Sierra is portrayed as a gritty, complex police officer in stark contrast to the devoted and principled Raquel. Her character's moral ambiguity makes her particularly intriguing to fans. Known for her ruthless and manipulative tactics, Alicia is adept at breaking down criminals, a skill she demonstrates effectively in "Money Heist." Introduced in the series from Parts 3 to 5 during the Bank of Spain heist, Alicia takes over the case following Raquel's departure to join The Professor. In the prequel "Berlin," viewers get to see Alicia and Raquel working in tandem, long before the events of "Money Heist," as they pursue Berlin.
  • Najwa Nimri, an accomplished Spanish actor and singer, returns to her role as Alicia Sierra from "Money Heist." She first gained attention with her role in "Salto al vacío" and has since built a diverse career with performances in "Lovers of the Arctic Circle," "Sex and Lucia," and "Quién te cantará," the latter earning her a Goya nomination. Nimri's portrayal of Alicia Sierra in "Money Heist" brought her international acclaim, leading to lead roles in series like "Vis a vis: El Oasis" and "Sagrada Familia." She is set to appear in the upcoming project "Respira." Additionally, Nimri has showcased her musical talents, notably singing a version of "Bella Ciao" for the end credits of "Money Heist."


Supporting Cast

Julien Paschal as Polignac: A newcomer to the series, Paschal brings to life the character of Polignac, marking his significant foray into a major role.
Yuri D. Brown as Bertrand: Portraying Bertrand, Brown adds depth to the series with his experience from shows like Jaguar and Thuis.
Marcel Gonzalez as Jean: Gonzalez, known for his work in The Benefit of the Doubt and Balthazar, joins the cast as Jean, contributing to the intricate dynamics of Berlin's crew.
Miko Jarry as Olivier: Jarry, who has appeared in Paco's Men and Day Release, steps into the role of Olivier, adding another layer to the ensemble.
Berlin, a prequel to the popular Money Heist, is set to premiere on December 29, 2023, on Netflix.
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