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Fernando Cayo

Actor | Casting Director | Writer
KNOWN FOR 
The Orphanage (2007) | Manos a la obra (1997–2001) | La piel que habito (2011)
GUILDS *
AISGE | SGAE
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian
HAIR *
Brown (Short)
EYES *
Blue
PHYSIQUE *
Athletic
VOICE TYPE *
Baritone
ATHLETICS *
Gymnastics | Aerobics | Soccer | Football | Martial Arts | Cycling | Swimming  Less
ACCENTS *
Spanish
LANGUAGES *
Italian | Spanish
INSTRUMENTS *
Piano | Flute
DANCE *
Club/Freestyle
WORK HISTORY *
Television | Film | Radio | Theater  Less
JOB TYPES *
Acting | Composing | Directing
CITIZENSHIP *
Spain (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/fernandocayo
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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  • Primary photo for HermanosHermanos (TV Series) Alfonso Yagüe (6 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 6 Filming
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Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • COLEGIO LA SALLE - VALLADOLID * – COU SPAIN
  • CONSERVATORIO DE MUSICA DE VALLADOLID * – 5º DE SOLFEO-5º DE PIANO VALLADOLID- SPAIN
  • ESCUELA PROVINCIAL DE ARTE DRAMATICO DE VALLADOLID * – LICENCIADO
  • SCUOLA INTERNAZIONALE DELLÀTTORE COMICO DI ANTONIO FAVA * REGGIO EMILIA - ITALY
SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • ESCUELA P. DE ARTE DRAMATICO DE VALLADOLID * – ACROBATICS, STAGE COMBAT, SWORDS,RIDING

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

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Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

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  • * BIO FERNANDO CAYO
    An actor, director and Spanish musician with extensive training. His noteworthy work includes “The Counselor” Ridley Scott, “El Orfanato (The Orphanage)” by J. Bayona,"Kidnapped" by Miguel Angel Vivas, best film award in Austin Film Festival, “Mataharis” by Iciar Bollaín. Award for best actor at the Toulouse Film Festival (1999). He was born in Valladolid on the 22nd of April, 1968. He carried out his studies at the Escuela de Arte Dramático de Valladolid with the master Carlos Vides and at the Conservatorio de Valladolid and continued learning at the Sculoa Internazionale dell’Attore Comico with Antonio Fava in Italy. He then perfected techniques such as the Commedia dell’Arte with Fabio Mangolini, masks with Erhard Stiefel from Teatre du Soleil and with the Balinese master I Made Djimat, Kathakali, with the master Karunakaran Nair and Greek tragedy with the great actress Aspasia Papathanassiou. He studied audio-visual interpretation with Paco Pino, Mariano Barroso… He perfected verse at the Compañía Nacional de Teatro Clásico with the master Vicente Fuentes.
    In addition to others, he received the award for best actor at the Toulouse Film Festival, the International Festival for Young Directors of Granada, the Iberian Film Festival of Badajoz (2002), the Golden Grape of Serrada and the Valladolid Provincial Theater Award in 2007, and recently for the short film “El vendedor del año (The Salesman of the Year)”. He also received awards for interpretation at the festivals of Zaragoza, Pilas, Tarazona y Moncayo, Cans and Medina del Campo.
    His latest theater projects were “Peribañez y el Comendador de Ocaña (Peribañez and the Comendador of Ocaña)” with the Compañía Nacional de Teatro Clásico, dir. José Luís Alonso de Santos, a project for which he was nominated to awards from the Actors’ Union (2002), “El Viaje del Parnaso (Journey to Parnassus)” dir. Eduardo Vasco, he starred in “Tragicomedia de Don Duardos (Tragi-comedy of Don Duardos)” dir. Ana Zamora, as well as “El curioso impertinente (Tales of Impertinent Curiosity)” dir. Natalia Menéndez, all of these projects always with the Compañía Nacional de Teatro Clásico.
    Cayo, with his production company Producciones Pachamama, in a totally different scope from his work with the Compañía Nacional de Teatro Clásico, travelled the entire Peninsula with a “one-man show” entitled “Salvaje!!! (Wild!!!)”, a fun, scathing show of his own creation, supported by the creative aid of Leo Bassi.
    In 2009, with “La vida es sueño (Life is a Dream)”, by Calderón de la Barça, directed by the then-director of the Centro Dramático Nacional, Juan Carlos Perez de la Fuente, he gave life to the Prince Sigismund, an interpretation for which he received extraordinary reviews and one of the key roles in the history of theater for all time. He travelled all over Spain with this show and visited the Volkbühne Theater of Berlin and the Piccolo in Milan.
    In 2009, he also participated in staging Animalario’s “Tito Andrónico (Titus Andronicus)” for the Festival of Merida.
    Of his work in television and cinema, most noteworthy are the extremely popular series “Manos a la obra” and the films “Shacky Carmine” dir. Chema de la Peña, for which he received the Toulouse Festival award (CINESPANA 1999), “El juego de la verdad (The Game of Truth)” dir. Fernández Armero, “El lobo (The Wolf)” dir. Miguel Courtois and “El Penalti más largo del mundo (The Longest Penalty Shot in the World)” dir. Roberto Santiago, and “Concursante (The Contestant)” by Rodrigo Cortés.
    Recently, in addition to the film “El Orfanato (The Orphanage)”, directed by J.A. Bayona and produced by Guillermo del Toro, selected to represent Spain at the American Academy Awards for the Oscars, and the most-viewed film in Spain in 2007, he was to be seen in:
    “Mataharis” by Iciar Bollain… In the prestigious television series “Plan América”, broadcast on TVE, and received with extraordinary reviews… During the second season of the successful Spanish Television series “La Señora”, interpreting the anarchist “Ventura”… In the mini-series for Antena 3 “20-N” regarding the last days and death of Franco, wherein he interpreted the then-prince Juan Carlos…In the TV movie “Adolfo Suarez”, directed by Sergio Cabrera, once again interpreting King Juan Carlos… In “Pájaros de Papel (Paper Birds)”, the first film directed by Emilio Aragón… In “Vuelo IL 8714 (Flight IL 8714)”, a TV movie he starred in along with Carmelo Gómez and Emma Suárez… In Almodovar’s latest film, “La piel que habito (The Sking I Live In)”… In the series “Punta Escarlata” for Cuatro, a thriller he co-starred in along with Carles Francino and Antonio Hortelano… In “La República”, a continuation of “La señora” for TVE… In the TV movie “Alacrana”… In the theater piece “19:30”, by producciones k, in the highly-awarded short film, “El vendedor del año (The Salesman of the Year)”, by Coté Soler, which he acted in along with Javier Gutierrez, having earned, in addition to many others, the First Prize in the short film category of the 33rd International Film Festival of Montreal 2010… in the films “23-F” by director Chema de la Peña, again acting as King Juan Carlon, sharing the screen with Juan Diego and Paco Tous and the stunning “Secuestrados (Kidnapped)” by Miguel Angel Vivas, which won awards for Best Picture and Best Direction at the Austin Film Festival 2010 (Texas), which he co-starred in along with Ana Wagener and Manuela Vellés… In the theater piece “La caída de los dioses (The Fall of the Gods)” directed by Tomaz Pandur, and co-produced by the Teatro Español, which which they visited, in addition to other places, El Grec in Barcelona, The Ljubjana Festiva (Slovenia) and the Spanish Matadero, which he co-starred in along with Belén Rueda, Pablo Rivero and Alberto Jimenz.
    “Toledo” was recently broadcasted, a television series set in the 18th century, wherein he interpreted the Count of Miranda…
    Soon, we will see him in:
    “Hermanos”, by Salvador Calvo, a series for Tele 5. “Casi inocentes (Almost Innocent)” by Papik Lozano, a film he is starring in along with Ana Fernandez and Jarek Bielsky which competed in the Moscow Film Festival.
    In “La Terpaia Definitiva (The Definitive Therapy)”, a show based on Jacopo Fo’s text “Cerebros Verdes Fritos (Fried Green Brains)”, interpreted, produced and directed by him…

    In 2008, he was nominated as Best Actor of Series or horror film for his role in “El Orfanato (The Orphanage)” in the prestigious Los Angeles “Scream Awards”, along with actors such as Johnny Depp for Sweeney Todd, or Michael C. Hall for Dexter, in addition to others.
    In 2012-13, he was on tour throughout all of Spain with Concha Busto’s successful production “De ratones y hombres (Of Mice and Men)” by John Steinbeck, directed by Miguel del Arco, and he worked in “The Counselor”, directed by Ridley Scott. He was a finalist for the Max Awards as Best Theater Actor, and was voted Best Theater Actor by readers of the newspaper “El País”.
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