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Overview (2)

Nickname Fondi
Height 5' 10¾" (1.8 m)

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Gender / Gender identity Male

Mini Bio (1)

Oscar Foronda was born on September 13, 1970 in Barcelona, Spain. During summer camps as a child, young Foronda found fascination and desire to perform in first theatre plays. In 2002, his love of the theatre took him to the Barbican Theater, London, where he performed the Shakespearean theatre play Macbeth, directed by Calixto Bieito. In the early 90ties, Foronda started acting in commercials and amateur theatre, and he continued performing in different episodes of well known Spanish TV series. So far, as an actor, Foronda has appeared in over 50 films and TV series. International productions include Any Human Heart (2010), where Foronda played the role of Faustino Angel alongside Matthew Macfadyen. In the Swedish C-More TV series Gåsmamman (2015), Foronda plays the cunning and implacable Columbian drug dealer "El Largo". Furthermore, Foronda played a significant historical character in The Crown (2016) Netflix TV series in Season 4. His role is Constantino Davidoff, deemed by some as responsible for starting the Falklands War. In Riviera (2017) (Sky AtlanticTV), Foronda can be seen as an Argentinian businessman, Señor Alvarez. In the BBC 1 TV series The Mallorca Files (2019) Season 2, Foronda is credited for Sebastiá, a Mallorcan Sous Chef.

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Trivia (1)

  • Whilst acting in the 90ties Foronda combined his profession with a wide variety of other jobs: fitness trainer, barkeeper, stretcher-bearer, ambulance assistant, ticket clerk, tourist guide.
  • Is fluent in English, Spanish and Catalan.
  • All-time favored films: Blade Runner (Ridley Scott), Twelve angry men (Sidney Lumet), Captains courageous (Victor Fleming).
  • Is an admirer of Antoni Gaudi.
  • His favorite novel is The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
  • Loves opera. His favorite operas are Puccini's Turandot and Handel's Julio Cesare
  • Won a bronze medal in the Catalonia Karate Championship in 1987 and another bronze in the Barcelona fitness championship in 1992.
  • Has dubbed more than 40 characters for the first season of a Serbian Cartoon Pilici in its translation to Spanish.
  • Studied philosophy at the Universitat Central de Barcelona.
  • During the shooting of Any Human Heart in one scene in a war-shelter, he and Matthew Macfadyen had to manage the right time to speak due to intense bombing special effects.
  • Completed the Barcelona Marathon in 1989.
  • Is an animal lover.

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