Tristán Ulloa Biography

Tristán Ulloa Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend

Tristán Ulloa is a famous Spanish actor, writer, and director. He was born on 6 May 1970 in Orléans, France. Currently, he is living with his grandparents in his hometown.

The childhood of Tristán Ulloa majorly passed in Vigo, Galicia. He is famous for his fabulous role as Father Vincent in a famous Netflix series “Warrior Nun”. He also did some other remarkable roles in Berlin Money Heist (2023), “Sex and Lucía” (2001), “Pudor” (2007), and “Open Your Eyes” (1997).

Ulloa completed his graduation from the Lycée Français de Madrid. There was a hard time for Ulloa when he tested positive for COVID-19, but thankfully he recovered very soon.

Tristian Ulloa


Birth NameTristán Ulloa
BirthdayMay 6, 1970
Birth PlaceOrléans, France
EducationLycée Français de Madrid in Madrid, Spain
ProfessionActor, Director, Writer and Social Media Personality
Famous For “Berlin Money Heist” (2023)
“Sex and Lucía” (2001)
“Open Your Eyes” (1997)
Famous RoleDamián (Berlin Money Heist)
Martial StatusMarried (Carolina Román)
HobbiesTraveling & Photography
Height6 Feet 0 Inch
Weight75 KG
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorGray
Zodiac SignTaurus
Networth$6 Million (Approx.)
FamilyFather: Not Known
Mother: Esther San Román
Brother: David Ulloa

Social Media Profiles

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Tristán Ulloa Career Journey:

Tristán Ulloa is a Spanish actor, writer, and director. He is one of those versatile actors who touched the dream heights. He is also active on social media handles.

Let’s take a complete overview of Tristán Ulloa’s career journey.

Early Life and Education:

Tristán Ulloa was born on May 6, 1970, in Orléans, France. He grew up in Madrid, Spain, and later moved to Vigo, Galicia, where he spent his adulthood. He completed his graduation at Lycée Français de Madrid.

Despite of having two citizenship of France and Spain, he is still connected to his Spanish heritage.

Entry into Acting:

Tristán Ulloa started his acting career while studying when he was just 19 years old. He carried his professional and educational career side by side.

Ulloa claimed that university life was full of practical experience for me as I worked for stage dramas and theaters there. He finally started his professional acting practice at the “Centro Universitario de Artes TAI”.

Tristán Ulloa is one of the luckiest actors who got a chance to be admitted to the Royal School of Dramatic Art (RESAD) in Madrid and Juan Carlos Corazza for polishing their acting skills.

Film and Television Career:

Tristán Ulloa did his debut in 1996 in a TV series “La Vida en el Aire”. He played a remarkable role in that series and due to this, he was signed for other projects.

Ulloa appeared in “Mensaka” (1998), got a nomination, and then acted in “Sex And Lucia (2021)” which was one of the best films. In this film, he was nominated for a Goya award for best actor.

“You’ll Be Back” (2002) and “Open Your Eyes” (1997) are some other phenomenal works of Tristán Ulloa.

Director and Writer:

Tristan Ulloa is not an actor but a wonderful writer and director as well. He made his debut as a director in the film “Shame” in 2006. He directed this film with his brother David Ulloa.

Ulloa has also directed plays, including “En construcción” and “Adentro,” both written by Carolina Román.

One of the best projects he directed was “Under Construction” for which he was nominated for the Max Award for Best Director.

Television and Social Media:

Tristan Ulloa is a famous social media personality as well. He has a huge fan base on his social media platforms.

Ulloa also appeared in many TV shows like “El Comisario,” “Gran Reserva,” “El Tiempo Entre Costuras,” and “La Catedral del Mar.”

There’s no doubt that he is a versatile and passionate director, actor, and writer. We hope that he will soon launch his project which will be written and directed by him.

Berlin Money Heist Role as Damian:

2022 was the year when Tristan Ulloa was signed for the role of “Damian” in the “Netflix series Berlin Money Heist” (La Casa De Papel).

Berlin was released at the end of 2023, and Ulloa’s character of Damian is just phenomenal. He was in the main role with Berlin. You can call him the right hand of Berlin.

His strong performance in Berlin proved him a solid and experienced actor in the Spanish entertainment industry. There are strong chance that he will appear in many big upcoming projects.

Tristán Ulloa Movies & TV Series List:

2023BerlinDamiánNetflix series
2021La zonaMartín OrtegaMiniseries
2020-presentWarrior NunFather VincentNetflix series
2019Pequeñas coincidenciasJaviTV Show
2018FariñaManuel CharlínTV Show
2016-2017The Fury of the WindJuan LarretaFilm
2014El tiempo entre costurasAndreas PetersenMiniseries
2013Motivos personalesNacho MorenoTV Show
2012El Secreto de Puente ViejoTristán UlloaTV Show
2011La SeñoraLuis PeraltaTV Show
2010RivalesRafaelTV Show
2009Something About LoveDavidFilm
2008La mirada del otroDiegoFilm
2007El misterio GalíndezRafael García AlixFilm
2006Lucía y el sexoLorenzoFilm
2005No Turning BackFélixShort film
2004Sex and LucíaDiegoFilm
2003Tongues of FireJuanFilm
2002La primera gran olaDanielFilm
2001Open Your EyesMateo “el niño”Debut role

Tristán Ulloa Awards:

AwardYearCategoryFilm/TV ShowResult
Ariel Award2014Best Supporting ActorThe Fury of the WindNominated
Goya Award2008Best New DirectorPudorNominated
Goya Award2008Best Adapted ScreenplayPudorNominated
Goya Award2008Best ActorPudorNominated
Goya Award2003Best Supporting ActorEl misterio GalíndezNominated
Goya Award1998Best New ActorMensakaWon

Tristán Ulloa Life Interesting Facts:

  • Tristán Ulloa is in Orléans, France.
  • He is a Christian.
  • He holds dual citizenship in France and Spain.
  • Ulloa made his acting debut in the film “Open Your Eyes” in 1997.
  • He likes traveling and visiting new places.
  • Tristán Ulloa has won and been nominated for many awards.
  • He is also a writer, actor, and director.
  • He likes to spend most of his time with his family.
  • Ulloa has appeared in many popular Spanish TV shows.
  • In 2023, he will portray the role of Damián.
  • He likes photography.


Tristan Ulloa started to be noticed for his leading role in the Berlin Money Heist series along with his co-stars: Begoña Vargas, Joel Sanchez, Julio Pena, and Samantha Siqueiros. In that series, he worked as a right hand of Berlin.

His strong and versatile performance in the show proved that he is just perfect for some thrilling upcoming projects. Ulloa’s fan following is increasing day by day and he is expecting to give more solid performances in the future.

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