Jordi Mollà

Jordi Mollà


7/1/1968, Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain (L'Hospitalet del Llobregat)

Birth Name

Jordi Mollà Perales



Also Known As

Jordi Molla
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Jordi Moll is one of Spain's best-recognized artistic personalities, as an actor, director, painter and a writer.
Jordi 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…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Jordi Molla: (On his appearance in American films) Here in the states, everything is bigger – more people, more money, more cameras, more locations, whatever, I always get extremely scared at the beginning of the movie. But once I see the camera, it's like, 'Oh Jordi, it's just a movie'…So it's always the same, in Spain or wherever I am working.

    • Jordi Molla: I think my hobbies are watching people, watching women because I love women. I love the way they are. I respect them. I couldn't live in this world without women. But I'm saying it in a very respectful way. I think that watching people, that's a hobby. More and more, I'm not allowed to do it in Spain because everybody's looking at me, so that breaks the whole thing.

    • Jordi Molla: (concerning his current status) I'm not married, I don't have kids and I don't think I have a girlfriend.

    • Jordi Molla (concerning his work as a a director, writer and painter.): I always say it's like having a girlfriend. My girlfriend is acting. But then I have all these lovers. Sometimes they really help my relationship with my girlfriend. I don't get tired of my girlfriend because I have these lovers.

    • Jordi has resided in Madrid since the age of 27.

    • Jordi is close friends with actress Penelope Cruz, they virtually grew up together on six different movie sets.

    • Jordi made his U.S. acting debut in the film Bad Boys II as the drug dealing baddie 'Johnny' Tapia.

    • In 1995, Jordi wrote and directed the film, No me importaría irme contigo.

    • In 2002, Jordi wrote, directed, and starred in the film No somos nadie.

    • In 1998, Jordi won the Award of the Spanish Actors Union for his Lead Performance (Protagonista Cine)
      for: La Buena estrella (1997).

    • In 1997, Jordi won the Film Award for Best Actor (Mejor Actor) for: La Buena estrella (1997) at the Ondas Awards.

    • In 2002, Jordi was nominated for the Golden Biznaga Award for: No somos nadie (2002) at the Málaga Spanish Film Festival.

    • In 1997, Jordi won the Best Actor award
      for: La Buena estrella (1997) at the Mar del Plata Film Festival.

    • In 1994, Jordi was nominated for the Goya Award for Best Short Film - Documentary (Mejor Cortometraje Documental) for: Walter Peralta (1993).

    • In 1997, Jordi was nominated for the Goya Award for Best Supporting Actor (Mejor Actor de Reparto) for: La Celestina (1996).

    • In 1998, Jordi was nominated for the Goya Award for Best Lead Actor (Mejor Actor Principal) for: La Buena estrella (1997).

    • In 2000, Jordi was nominated for the Goya Award for Best Lead Actor (Mejor Actor Principal) for: Segunda piel (1999).

    • In 1997, Jordi won the Butaca Award for Best Catalan Film Actor (Millor actor català de cinema) for: La Buena estrella (1997).

    • In 1993, Jordi won the National Short Film Award for: Walter Peralta (1993).

    • Jordi released the novel, Las Primeras Veces in September 1997.

    • Jordi released his book, Agua estancada in May of 2000.

    • Besides acting, Jordi is also known as a highly respected artist/painter.

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