Jose Manuel Seda


José Manuel Seda is an actor and director, known for 23-F: la película (2011), Tránsito (2005) and Yo soy Bea (2006).

Date of birth

José Manuel Seda was born on August 10, 1968 in Seville, Spain. 

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Education & Career

His artistic interests go back to his adolescence, in the 80's, when he attended his first course of cinematography, in a workshop organized by the culture department of the Seville City Council, making his first short film. From then on, he collaborated in different cultural projects, literary magazines and fanzines, and began to deepen another of his great passions: photography.

In 1986, he made an intensive film dubbing, and began to work in the different studios that were established in the city of Seville.

In the years 89 and 90, he began to take dance classes, participating in different seminars of Jazz dance, contemporary dance, Limon technique and preparatory of classic, given by teachers like Carl Paris or Cristina Urbano. That year, 90, he auditioned for the Instituto del Teatro de Sevilla, where he was finally admitted and just finished his first year in the mentioned school, he began his professional career.

In autumn 1991 he joined the cast of the Centro Andaluz de Teatro (CAT), to participate in the production directed by Simón Suárez, Doña Rosita la soltera or el lenguaje de las flores by Federico García Lorca.

From then on, and without abandoning his training, he continued working on the stage, in different productions for the CAT, such as Tahúr (1992-93), then he obtained his first main character with Don Juan Tenorio, el dissoluto (1993) by Carlo Goldoni, and directed by Daniel Suárez. Also with Daniel Suárez, he made his first musical show Tango- Brecht, in 1994. This same year, he played the "boyfriend" in Federico García Lorca's Bodas de sangre, under the direction of Ariel García Valdés. In between, he also did street theater, participating in the Cavalcade of the Universal Exposition of Seville in 1992.

Throughout the years he has been constantly active on the stage, always fascinated by the search for the theatrical event, and the essential meeting with the public.

Along the way, he also performed in 2000 what was his first performance as a producer, Gaviotas subterráneas by Alfonso Vallejo and conducted by Javier Ossorio. He also repeated on two occasions with a French director, Daniel Benoin, who at that time was also directing the European Theatre Convention, and with whom he undertook his first tour of Europe, with two pieces by the same playwright, Jorge Semprún. The first was a version of Seneca's Trojans (2000), and the second, Gurs. 

In spite of his intense theatrical career, which he never abandoned, he also began to combine the stages with the television sets, and although his first audiovisual collaboration dates from 1993, when he interpreted The Enchanted Prince, in a children's story, it was not until 1997 that he starred in his first television series, Crossed Lives (65 chapters), which at the time was also the first series produced by the Andalusian regional television, Canal Sur Televisión. For this same channel he starred in two more series, Plaza Alta from 1998 to 2000, for 300 chapters, and Arrayán (2001-2002), 218 chapters.

His first incursion into cinema dates back to 1999, when he participated in two films, Solas largometraje directed by Benito Zambrano and Nadie conoce a nadie under the direction of Mateo Gil. With Benito Zambrano he also worked for a mini television series, Padre Coraje in 2001.

In 2004, he played chapter roles in different television series, such as Mediterráneo (1999), Esencia de poder (2001), La sopa boba, Hospital central, Los Serrano, El camino de Victor (TV movie).

In 2006, he participated in her third feature film, La distancia under the direction of Iñaki Dorronsoro, 

Although his work on the sets occupies most of his time, he has not stopped going on stage during these years, and has been the protagonist of what have been his last stage appearances. 

Throughout his professional career, he has combined his work as an actor, with that of a television presenter, has conducted galas, and has performed different monologues and stand up's, poetic and musical recitals, and has participated in numerous short films.

Fulfilling his dreams as a teenager, he has written and directed three: Nonato, (co-director) in 2000, and which he also stars in. 

In 2021, he is set to star in the season 5 of Money Heist, (Spanish: La casa de papel, "The House of Paper"), a Spanish heist crime drama television series created by Álex Pina. 

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Jose Manuel Seda
First Name Jose
Surname Seda
Born 10th August, 1968
Home City Sevilla , Spain
Current City