Jorge Sanz (born August 26, 1969) is a Spanish actor and is one of the most prominent actors of the Spanish cinema of the 1990s. He is known to international audiences for his roles in the films: Amantes (1991) by director Vicente Aranda and Fernando Trueba’s Belle Époque (1992).
Jorge Sanz Miranda was born on August 26, 1969 in Madrid. The youngest of five children, he would have followed a military career in the footsteps of his father, but his mother took him to an audition when he was nine years old and he was cast as the son of Jane Birkin in the film La Miel (1979) directed by Pedro Masó. From then on, he started a prolific career as a child actor mostly in commercial films. His self-confidence and naturalness before the camera made him a popular child actor in the Spanish screens.
Between the ages of nine and fifteen, he played in ten features within and beyond the Spanish film industry. Most notably as the young Conan in Conan the Barbarian (1982), a role played as an adult by Arnold Schwarzenegger. His role as a rascal in Valentina (1982) made him win his first award as an actor at San Sebastian Film Festival.
Sanz's roles in the films of Fernando Trueba and Vicente Aranda
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