Money Heist’s 15 best characters

Money Heist won the International Emmy for Best Drama Series in 2018. It is the most watched non-English-language series on Netflix, with 44 million families broadcasting the third season in the first four weeks of release.

It’s an addictive series with a lot of action and adrenaline and it is these ingredients that keep people watching one episode after another.

Let’s go to the ranking of the best characters in the series.

15 – Ángel

Raquel’s assistant in the operation. He discovered the teacher’s identity, but he was in a car accident before he could reveal it and fell into a coma.

Biography: Fernando Soto is an actor, known for Cell 211 (2009), Sin tetas no hay paraíso (2008) and Money Heist (2017). See full bio >>
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14 – Oslo

One of the Brutes in the group. Little is known about this Serbian other than the fact that he comes from a violent past, which does not help because he speaks little, allowing his weapons and companions to speak.

Biography: Roberto Garcia is an actor, known for Money Heist (2017). See full bio >>
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13 – Moscow

A former miner who became a locksmith after an illness forced him to quit his job, he started using his skills to steal coffers from banks and jewelry to feed his family. He has been in and out of prison because of this.

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Biography: Paco Tous was born in 1964 in Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain. He is an actor, known for Paco's Men (2005), The Invisible Guest (2016) and Money Heist (2017). See full bio >>
Born: 1964 | Puerto de Santa María, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain

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12 – Mónica / Stockholm

Lover of Arturo, she got pregnant by him, but he is married and has children. The crisis could not have started at the worst time.

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Biography: Esther Acebo is an actress, known for Money Heist (2017), Los encantados (2016) and La casa de tiza. See full bio >>
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11 – Gandía

Head of security at the Bank of Spain fleeing the hostage.

Biography: José Manuel Poga was born in 1980 in Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain. He is an actor, known for El nino (2014), Orange Honey (2012) and La luz con el tiempo dentro (2015). See full bio >>
Born: 1980 | Jerez de la Frontera, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain

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10 – Rio

Somewhat immature, but nice guy, Playful hacker / Teen genius, he became chief technician at a security company, but ended up on Interpol’s watch list when he started hacking and cracking security systems.

Biography: Miguel Herrán was born on April 25, 1996 in Málaga, Málaga, Andalucía, Spain. He is an actor, known for Nothing in Return (2015), Nomeolvides (2016) and Money Heist (2017). See full bio >>
Born: April 25, 1996 | Málaga, Málaga, Andalucía, Spain

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9 – Denver

Moscow’s Son, he spent most of his life as a thug and experimenting with drugs, which left him with an explosive temper and a bad temper that he only relaxes around his father.

Biography: Jaime Lorente is an actor, known for Everybody Knows (2018), Money Heist (2017) and Elite (2018). See full bio >>
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8 – Inspector Raquel / Lisbon

The inspector who conducts the case, who negotiates with the mysterious Professor. She falls in love with a guy at the bar, Salvador, ignoring that he is the Professor.

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Biography: Itziar Ituño Martínez is a Spanish actress. Itziar Ituño studied acting at the Basauri Theater School. She also studied sociology. Her mother tongue is Castilian but she learned Basque at age 19, which allowed her to play on television series on Basque public channels. She appeared for the first time on television in the Basque film Agur Olentzero... See full bio >>
Born: 1975 | Basauri, Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain

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7 – Helsinki

One of the Brutes in the group. Little is known about this Serbian other than the fact that he comes from a violent past, which does not help because he speaks little, allowing his weapons and companions to speak.

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Biography: Born in Yugoslavia (25.03.1977, Kladovo) Darko start his professional career in Spain in 2008, acting in TV series. Before that he has been living in Serbia , Romania and Berlin where he played in the numerous independent short films and theatre plays. His first major job in the Spanish series "Crematorio" for Canal plus in 2010. After this, he ... See full bio >>
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6 – Nairobi

A carefree woman who became a forger after her boyfriend got her pregnant and abandoned her: her goal is to use the money she earns to regain custody of her son and retire elsewhere.

Actress, Soundtrack, Writer
Biography: Alba Flores was born in Madrid, Spain in 1986. From an early age it was clear that Alba would be an actress. She never contemplated another career and started studying drama and music at the age of 13. Aware of the enormous importance of preparation, Alba dedicated six years to training before accepting her first role on stage in Honeymoon in ... See full bio >>
Born: October 27, 1986 | Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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5 – Arturo

The director of the Mint. Now hostage like everyone else, he still has leadership and initiative.

Actor, Writer
Biography: Enrique Arce was born in Valencia, Valencia, Spain. He is an actor and writer, known for Knightfall (2017), Money Heist (2017) and A Long Way Down (2014). See full bio >>
Born: Valencia, Valencia, Spain

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4 – Inspector Alicia Sierra

Police inspector in charge of interrogating Rio and later in charge of police operations related to the assault on the National Bank.

Actress, Soundtrack, Composer
Biography: Najwa Nimri Urrutikoetxea is a Spanish actress and singer of Navarrese and Jordanian descent. Nimri's mother is Navarrese and her father is Jordanian; his name is Karam Nimri. She has a brother named Karim Nimri, a half-brother named Andre Nimri and two half-sisters named Sara and Nadia Nimri. Najwa also has a cousin who is a singer named (Antix) ... See full bio >>
Born: February 14, 1972 | Pamplona, Navarra, Spain

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3 – Tokyo

A tough, impulsive young bank robber, she has alternated legal work with several thefts, the last of which went wrong and ended with the deaths of two policemen and her boyfriend – and she has been running away ever since.

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Biography: Úrsula Corberó Delgado (born 11 August 1989) is a Spanish actress, best known for her roles as Ruth in the Antena 3 series Physics or Chemistry (2008), Margarita de Austria en Isabel (2011), Esther Salinas in the series La embajada and Tokyo in the television series Money Heist (2017). Corberó debuted as Maria in television series Mirall trencat (... See full bio >>
Born: August 11, 1989 | Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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2 – Berlin

A veteran jewel thief who became a criminal to support his expensive lifestyle. A soft-spoken sadist, he despises the rest of the group, but hides it behind his good manners.

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Biography: Pedro Alonso was born in 1972 in Vigo, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain as Pedro González Alonso. He is an actor, known for Money Heist (2017), The Ministry of Time (2015) and Padre Casares (2008). See full bio >>
Born: 1972 | Vigo, Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain

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1 – The professor

A mysterious man with no known past, he recruits an assault team to execute the plan he developed.

Actor, Producer, Soundtrack
Biography: Álvaro Morte was born in Algeciras, Cádiz, Spain as Álvaro Antonio García. He is an actor and producer, known for Money Heist (2017), Mirage (2018) and El Príncipe (2014). See full bio >>
Born: Algeciras, Cádiz, Spain

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