Santiago Segura

Actor / Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter / Writer / Television Presenter | * 07/17/1965 (57) | Madrid (Spain)
Santiago Segura Silva (born 17 July 1965) is a Spanish filmmaker and actor. He also worked to a lesser extent as a television presenter, voice actor and comic book writer, as well as being a collector of original comic books. At 12, he began making films with a Super-8 camera, and, after a recommendation from Fernando Trueba, began to make films in 35 mm, funded by his appearances in TV game shows. He earned early recognition for his performance as a metalhead in 1995 film The Day of the Beast (billed as a "satanic comedy"), which won him the Goya Award for Best New Actor. Great success would come with his directorial feature debut, 1998 dark action comedy and box-office hit Torrente, the Dumb Arm of the Law, in which he stars as José Luis Torrente, a racist, homophobic, xenophobic, and fascist former police cop. The film, that won Segura the Goya Award for Best New Director, was followed by four sequels (Torrente 2: Mission in Marbella, Torrente 3: El protector, Torrente 4: Lethal crisis and ()
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Born in Madrid, Santiago Segura started his career by making his first short movie at the age of fourteen. After studying Arts in Madrid, he finally decided to become a filmmaker. His first short filmRelatos de la medianoche(1989) was made with a budget of only 7.000 pts. (about 60 dollars). After that, he appeared as a contestant in several Spanish TV quiz shows, such asLocos por la tele(1990) andNo te rías, que es peor(1990). With the money he made of those appareances, he directedEvilio.(1992) and shortly after,Perturbado(1993), winning a Goya for the best short film in 1994. His last short film is the sequelEvilio vuelve (El purificador)(1994). He's a very good friend of the Spanish directorÁlex de la Iglesiaand he has appeared in all of his films. In 1998, he directed his firt feature film, the smashing hitTorrente, el brazo tonto de la ley(1998).

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Action

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Santiago Segura

Goya Award for Best Fictional Short Film Goya Award for Best New Actor Goya Award for Best New Director European Film Award - People's Choice Award for Best Director Jameson People's Choice Award for Best Actor
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Movies with Santiago Segura as Actor(94)

as Ricardo2022 The Kids Are Alright 2
as Self - Filmmaker2021 Berlanga!!
as Arturo2020 La suite nupcial
as himself2019 El Roast de José Mota
as Amil Narayan2018 Empowered
as Tobías López2017 You Only Live Once
as Axel2017 Casi leyendas
as Carlos2016 Wild Oats
as Castillo2016 The Queen of Spain
as Benítez2015 My Big Night
as Obispo (voice)2015 Possessed
as José Luis Torrente2014 Torrente 5
as Wizened Man2013 Pacific Rim
as Miren2013 Witching & Bitching
as Juan2012 Le Chef
as David Solar2011 As Luck Would Have It
as Eduardo2011 Jack and Jill
as Eduardo (uncredited)2011 Jack and Jill
as José Luis Torrente2011 Torrente 4: Lethal crisis
as Priest2010 ¿Por qué te vas?
as Pedro el Hacker2010 Unresolved Sexual Tension
as Manuel Vázquez2010 The Great Vazquez
as Padre-Payaso tonto2010 The Last Circus
as Guillermo2008 A Matador's Mistress
as Distinguished Buyer2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army
as himself2007 Ekipo Ja
as Johnny2006 La máquina de bailar
as José Luis Torrente2005 Torrente 3: The Protector
as Train Driver2004 Hellboy
as Doctor2004 Promedio rojo
as Oscar Vásquez2004 Say I Do
as Himself (uncredited)2003 Comandante
as Íñigo Fuentes2003 Moscow Gold
as Motel Manager2003 Tiptoes
as Padre Pelayo / Entrecot / Himself2003 Una de Zombis
as Speedball2003 Beyond Re-Animator
as Padre Gorkisolo2002 I Murder Seriously
as Rush2002 Blade II
as (voice)2002 Zero/infinito
as José Luis Torrente2001 Torrente 2: Mission in Marbella
as Paulo2001 Girl from Rio
as Vagabundo2000 Pídele cuentas al rey
as Benito Cañaveras2000 Obra maestra
as Netheril / Carlos José1999 Heart of the Warrior
as Cura1999 París-Tombuctú
as Nino1999 Dying of Laughter
as Fermín Garzón1999 La parrilla
as El presidente de la República (uncredited)1999 The Ugliest Woman in the World
as José Luis Torrente1998 Torrente, the Dumb Arm of the Law
as Castillo1998 The Girl of Your Dreams
as Candidato Paiño1997 Airbag
as Shorty Dee1997 Dance with the Devil
as Baltasar1996 Vampire Killer Barbys
as Guardia 11996 Tengo una casa
as Antidisturbios1996 Matías, juez de línea
as Amilibia1996 Sólo se muere dos veces
as Paparazzi1995 Two Much
as Ciego1995 Cuernos de mujer
as José María1995 The Day of the Beast
as Vendedor1994 Todo es mentira
as Ezequiel1993 Mutant Action
as Ecologista1993 Everyone Off to Jail
as Evilio1992 Evilio
as (uncredited)1991 High Heels

TV Shows/Series with Santiago Segura as Actor(28)

as Self - Jury Member2021 El desafío
as Self - Judge2021 El desafío
as himself2021 ¿Y si sí?
as Invitado2021 La Noche D
as Orlando Saslavsky2017 Supermax
as Concursante2016 MasterChef Celebrity
as Invitado2015 El último mono
as Sam2014 Faking It
as Himself - Contestant2014 Tu cara me suena mini
as Amiguete2014 Aquí el paraíso
as Líder de la secta2012 Fenómenos
as Himself - Guest2012 Buenas noches y Buenafuente
as Himself - Concursante2011 Tu Cara Me Suena
as Himself - Artista invitado2011 Tu Cara Me Suena
as Jurado2011 Tu Cara Me Suena
2009 La Hora de José Mota
as Himself - Collaborator2006 El hormiguero 3.0
as himself2006 El hormiguero 3.0
as Invitado2006 El hormiguero 3.0
as Él mismo2003 Aquí no hay quien viva
as Monologuista1999 El Club de la Comedia
as Fermín Garzón1999 Petra Delicado

Movies with Santiago Segura as Crew(41)

Writing/Screenplay2022 The Kids Are Alright 2
Directing/Director2022 Father There Is Only One 3
Production/Producer2022 Father There Is Only One 3
Writing/Writer2022 Father There Is Only One 3
Directing/Director2020 Father There Is Only One 2
Production/Producer2020 Father There Is Only One 2
Writing/Writer2020 Father There Is Only One 2
Directing/Director2019 Father There Is Only One
Production/Producer2019 Father There Is Only One
Writing/Writer2019 Father There Is Only One
Directing/Director2018 Empowered
Production/Producer2018 Empowered
Writing/Writer2018 Empowered
Directing/Director2015 Consumo responsable (Nivel 7)
Directing/Director2014 Torrente 5
Production/Producer2014 Torrente 5
Writing/Writer2014 Torrente 5
Directing/Director2011 Torrente 4: Lethal crisis
Writing/Writer2011 Torrente 4: Lethal crisis
Production/Producer2010 Unresolved Sexual Tension
Production/Producer2006 La máquina de bailar
Directing/Director2005 Torrente 3: The Protector
Production/Executive Producer2005 Torrente 3: The Protector
Writing/Screenplay2005 Torrente 3: The Protector
Production/Producer2003 Una de Zombis
Production/Co-Producer2002 I Murder Seriously
Directing/Director2001 Torrente 2: Mission in Marbella
Production/Executive Producer2001 Torrente 2: Mission in Marbella
Writing/Screenplay2001 Torrente 2: Mission in Marbella
Directing/Director1998 Torrente, the Dumb Arm of the Law
Directing/Director1995 Evilio vuelve (El purificador)
Directing/Director1993 Disturbed
Writing/Writer1993 Disturbed
Directing/Director1992 Evilio

TV Shows/Series with Santiago Segura as Crew(4)

Crew/Creator2021 ¿Y si sí?
Writing/Writer2007 Sabias a lo que venías
Crew/Presenter2007 Sabias a lo que venías
Creator/Creator2007 Sabias a lo que venías

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Santiago Segura
Citizenship: Spain
Born: Saturday, 07/17 1965 (July) in Madrid (Spain) (current age: 57 years + 247 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: Spanish (ES)
Educated at: Complutense University of Madrid
Other names for Santiago Segura (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Santiago Segura Silva"
Santiago Segura frequently works together with these people:
José Mota (25x, Actor)
Roque Baños (15x, Crew)
Antonio de la Torre (14x, Actor)
Biaffra (14x, Crew)
El Gran Wyoming (14x, Actor)
Enrique Villén (14x, Actor)
Carlos Areces (13x, Actor)
Silvia Abril (10x, Actress)

Other people with this name: Santiago Segura (US)

WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:292194, Added: 08/11/2018, Last updated: 02/25/2023