Mario Casas is a Spanish actor known far beyond the borders of his country. Brilliantly playing the role of Ache, in the cult youth film of 2010 “Three meters above the sky”, he conquered millions of women's hearts and found the glory of the real sex symbol of Spain.
Mario Casas: biography
Mario Casas was born in the Spanish city of A Coruña on June 12, 1986. His father worked as a construction worker, and his mother ran the household. In addition to the boy, the Casas family had four more children, daughter Sheila, and three sons - Oscar, Christian and Daniel.
As a child, Mario attended the football section of the Spanish club Deportivo and dreamed of becoming a football player. But in 1994, the Casas family moved to Barcelona, and they had to forget about the hobby.
While studying at art school, Mario did not leave sports and was actively fond of swimming. Already in high school, a handsome young man, a modeling agency noticed, and offered to shoot in an advertisement for a popular clothing store.
Having discovered new opportunities, Mario moved to Madrid in 2004 and entered the acting school named after Argentine actress Christina Rott.
Mario Casas: career
In 2006, Antonio Banderas himself invited the promising young actor to shoot his film Summer Rain. The film is based on the book of the same name by Antonio Solerra and tells about the life of four friends and the stages of their growing up.
In 2009, two films were released at once with the participation of the actor "Brain Drain" and "Sex, Parties and Lies". Both films receive lukewarm reviews from film critics, but nonetheless, the second picture is ranked 16th in the top grossing movies outside of Hollywood.
World fame is brought to the actor by the role of the protagonist Ace in the melodrama "Three meters above the sky", which premiered in December 2010. The film by filmmaker Gonzaless Molina tells about the first love and uneasy relationship between the untied rebel Ache and the girl from the wealthy Bubby family. The film was nominated for the Francisco Goya Prize of the Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts, and Mario himself was awarded the Premios ACE for Best New Actor.
After the triumphant success, Mario was invited to the TV series "Ark", which from the first episodes receives worldwide recognition. The picture tells about a world cataclysm and a group of people who survived on the ship.
In the summer of 2012, a sequel to the acclaimed film “Three meters above the sky. I want you . The film receives rave reviews and surpasses the first part at the box office.
From 2012 to 2017, Mario regularly appeared in big movies. Among the films with his participation are "Group 7", "Mule", "Palms in the Snow", "Witches of Sugarramurdi", "Ismael", "Wild Story". In all films, Mario's acting work is highly appreciated and brings the actor more and more popularity and love of the audience.
Mario Casas: personal life
The actor is very attached to his sister and brothers, most of the tattoos on Mario's body are dedicated to the family. After the filming of the film "Three Meters Above Sky", Mario begins to meet with the actress Maria Valverde, who played the role of Bubby in the film. The novel lasts 4 years and is discussed in all the Spanish media. Many predict a quick wedding for the lovers, but in 2014 the couple break up.
The reason for the breakup is actress Berta Vasquez, Mario's partner in the film Palms in the Snow. In 2016, Mario announces a disagreement in their relationship, and they soon part ways.
Since March 2018, Mario Casas has been dating the Spanish actress Blanca Suaress, with whom he starred in the television series Ark.