- Birth name:
- Jordi Mollà Perales
- Date of Birth:
- 1 July 1968 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Ca
- 5' 10" (1.78 m)
One of Spain's best-recognized artistic personalities, Jordi Mollà is an actor, director, painter and a writer.Jordi was trained as an actor at the Barcelona Institute of Theatre and he also studied in Italy, Hungary and England. As an actor, he has worked in more than fifteen films, with prestigious directors like Bigas Luna, Montxo Armendáriz, Pedro Almodóvar, Ricardo Franco and Fernando Colomo.Jordi first received in acclaim in Bigas Luna's "Jamón, Jamón", in 1992. Since then Jordi has appeared in "Historias del Kronen" (1994) Director: Montxo Armendáriz; "La Flor de mi secreto" (1994), Director: Pedro Almodóvar; "La Celestina" (1996), Director: Gerardo Vera; "La buena Estrella" (1997), Director: Ricardo Franco (Nominated for the GOYA Awards); "Los años bárbaros" (1998), Director: Fernando Colomo; "Volavérunt" (1999), Director: Bigas Luna; "Nadie conoce a nadie" (1999), Director: Mateo Gil; "Segunda piel" (1999), Director: Gerardo Vera and "Son de Mar", (1999), Director: Bigas Luna.Critically acclaimed "Blow" with Johnny Depp and Penélope Cruz, was Jordi's debut film in Hollywood.Jordi has also directed two short films: "Walter Peralta" (Alcalá De Henares Award, Generalitat De Cataluña National Cinematographic Award) and "No me importaria irme contigo". His first feature film as a director, "No somos nadie", produced by Lola Films, will be realised in 2002.Additionally, Jordi has written two books: "Las primeras veces" and "Agua estancada".In addition to regularly exhibiting at PicassoMio Galleries, Jordi has exhibited at Sotheby's Gallery, Madrid (2007) and Galeria Carmen DE la Guerra, Madrid This multi-faceted artist is a self-trained painter, for whom painting is an act of spontaneity. His works often surprise the viewer both with his ability to manage the media and with his power to express himself on canvas or paper.