Thanks to the success of his series, he has managed to triumph in the world
Mexican actor Alejandro Speitzer is one of the names of the moment: thanks to his success with the series 'Dark Desire' and 'Someone has to die' he has managed to succeed outside his country, and his relationship with the 'Elite' actress, Ester Exposito, has made him one of the 'celebrities' that arouse the most interest.
Alejandro Speitzer was born in Culiacán, Sinaloa (Mexico) on May 31, 1995. Brother of also actor Carlos Speitzer. He made his debut at the age of five with the leading role in the children's telenovela 'Rayito de luz'.
Next year a new season of 'Dark Desire' will premiere, which has been released on the Netflix platform with great success.
“I like that they can separate things and see my work before the rest,” the Mexican actor said in an interview with Efe last summer, just when he was beginning to enjoy the success of 'Oscuro Deseo', one of the two series of the Netlfix platform, along with 'Someone has to die', with which he has become one of the men of the moment.
His relationship with Ester Expósito, one of the protagonists of 'Elite' and a co-star in 'Someone has to die', has also contributed to Alejandro Speitzer being on everyone's lips.
“When you want something you have to take care of something, for me one way to take care of it is by keeping it ourselves,” commented the actor about it at the Malaga Film Festival (Spain).
Although his success in Europe is recent, the actor is already well known in Mexico, not in vain does he have two decades of experience in theater and television behind him, a career that began at the age of five and that a year ago, with 'El Club ', a crime drama directed by Camila Ibarra, also made its international leap thanks to Netflix.
Brother of the actor Carlos Speitzer, Alejandro Speitzer was born in Culiacán, Sinaloa (Mexico) on May 31, 1995 and, at just five years old, he made his television debut, first in the children's program 'Plaza Sésamo', and later with the role protagonist in the children's telenovela 'Rayito de luz', based on the book 'Marcelino pan y vino', the first of a long list of Mexican telenovelas and series in which the actor has participated for two decades.
A year later, its popularity increased thanks to the soap opera 'Aventuras en el tiempo', and then came 'Complices to the rescue', 'Amy, the girl with the blue backpack' or 'SOS Mission', until the children's series were left with his participation in soap operas such as 'Under the reins of love', 'Dare to dream' or 'Hope of the heart'.
'Dare to dream' was a true phenomenon in Mexico a decade ago, a great success among young people that even had its own video game, and that gave the actor great notoriety
In total, Alejandro Speitzer has been part of the cast of about twenty television series and soap operas before his international success, in addition to getting on the charts with the montages 'Aladino and the wonderful lamp' (2012); 'The Sleeping Beauty' (2012); 'Vaseline' (2013) and 'Straight' (2018).
In his debut on stage, he coincided with the actress Minnie West, his girlfriend since then and until his arrival in Spain, and with whom in 2015 he set up his own audiovisual production company.
From his beginnings on television, the actor has pointed out over time that he remembers it “as a game with a lot of responsibility. For me, getting to a recording set was like going to the park. I had a great time ”.
The great opportunity of his career has come from the hand of Netflix productions, with which Alejandro Speitzer has become known outside of Mexico, including 'El Club', a 25-episode Mexican production in which he shares the bill with Axel Arenas , Jorge Caballero and his ex-partner Minnie West, who give life to a group of rich young people who end up involved in drug trafficking.
Although without a doubt the series with which he has jumped to definitive success has been 'Dark Desire', a passionate suspense story in which Alma (Maité Perroni), a university professor, explores her desires with Dario, played by Speitzer, much more young than she, and who hides dark secrets, while solving the mystery of a death.
The actor points out that one of the things that attracted him to the story is that “it touches on important issues. Initially, femicide, harassment, violence, what many want to call love and which is not love, it is obsession. I love that it is a story that is generating that conversation, “he told Efe.
The drama, of which a season of 18 episodes is currently available, has confirmed its renewal with a new season that will be available in 2021.
“And what to say about the day I found out that (sic) would share the set with Carmen Maura,” he recently confessed on his Instagram profile coinciding with the launch of 'Someone must die'. “Carmen Maura made me forget about nervousness when she told me” This is not to be taken so seriously. “
The miniseries starring Maura and the Mexican Cecilia Suárez, has a cast in which in addition to Speitzer there are also Ernesto Alterio, Ester Expósito and Pilar Castro.
A three-part thriller Spanish-Mexican production created by Manolo Caro, and that revolves around the conservative society of Francoism, and that represents a new milestone in the career of the Mexican actor.
“With nostalgia I went back to my beginnings, to these 20 years of effort, of dreams to fulfill, of dedication, of difficult days … in the end I knew that it was all worth it,” said the actor .