We’re back in 1998 as the plot of Holy Family starts. The strong relationship formed by mothers in the neighborhood is later upended by a single mother. Adding up to Gloria, one of their own friends’ past comes back to haunt them, and they all must face what’s coming for them. Holy Family is a series created by Manolo Caro for Netflix. The genre of the series is revealed as a thriller drama and it was released on the streaming service on October 14, 2022.
The show caught the audience’s attention quickly, so we decided to take a closer look at the cast. Let’s read to find out more about the cast of Holy Family!
Álex García is a 40-year-old Spanish actor. He first worked as a local reporter in the Canary Islands. He then moved to Madrid to pursue his acting career. He appeared in many TV shows, but his fame came with Amar en tiempos revueltos, and Tierra de lobos. His first major movie role came with Six Points About Emma and recently, he plays Germán in the Holy Family series. He’s Caterina’s husband. He seems like a polite and funny man, but there’s also a mystery surrounding him as well. In his personal life, it is known that he’s been with his girlfriend Verónica Echegui for a long time, and they also live together.
The 50-year-old Najwa Nimri is a Spanish actress and singer. Her actress career began with the movie Salto al vacío and her singing career began performing with small groups. She formed her first band called Najwajean with Carlos Jean, and she also released three solo albums. Her other works include Lovers of the Arctic Circle, Sex and Lucia, Money Heist, and most recently, the Holy Family. In the series she portrays Gloria.
She’s the protagonist of the show and certainly an interesting character. She seems odd from the beginning, she’s reluctant to let anyone into her house, and she does not want to throw her son Hugo a party. As to why we don’t know yet. Regarding her personal life, we know that she was married to Daniel Calparsoro and has a son named Theo born in 2004. As of 2022, she’s believed to be single.
Alba Flores is 35 years old and she’s a Spanish actress. Her breakthrough roles include Saray Vargas in Locked up and Nairobi in Money Heist. Her cinematic debut came with El calentito and recently she plays Caterina in the Holy Family. She portrays a mother who has a 4-month-old baby girl, she’s also new to the neighborhood. She’s keen to settle in Fuente del Berro and meet the locals. She’s very secretive about her personal life and relationship. Nevertheless, we know that she was in a relationship with fellow actress and singer Ondina Maldonado but they’re rumored to have broken up.
Carla Campra is a 23- year-old Spanish actress. Her feature film debut came with Atlas de Geografia humana and her TV debut came with Cazadores de hombres. Her other works include Yo soy Bea, Centro medico, Veronica, and Everybody Knows. Her role in the Holy Family is as Aitana. She’s an au-pair who lives with Gloria and helps her with Hugo. She attends film classes when she’s not helping around the house. The actress is believed to be single. She doesn’t share much about her personal life.
Álvaro Rico is 26 years old, and he’s a Spanish actor. His first work as an actor was in a theater adaptation of La Celestina. His TV debut came when he guest starred in Medical Center and later on, he gained international fame with Netflix’s popular series Elite. In Holy Family, he plays Marco. He’s a person of interest to Aitana. She grows immediate attention to Marco while playing the piano in the conservatory. While working on Elite, he grew closer with his co-star Ester Exposito and they began dating. But in 2019, they revealed that they were no longer together. He’s believed to be single as of 2022.
Macarena Gómez is a 44-year-old Spanish actress. She’s known for her roles in many fantasy and horror movies. Her film debut came with Dagon in 2011. Other than that, her most significant role is as Lola in the TV series La que se avecina. In the Holy Family, we see her as Blanca, one of Gloria’s friends. She has a son named Lorenzo and considers herself an expert within the local neighborhood. Regarding her personal life, we know that he married musician and film director Aldo Comas back in 2013. They share a child together.
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