Intimacy is the latest Spanish drama series that premiered on Netflix on June 10. It is about a female politician whose sex tape was leaked when she was running to be the mayor of Bilbao. Viewers streamed the series for more than 15 million hours on its opening weekend. It already managed to get into the top 10 most-watched non-English tv series on Netflix.
The Intimacy cast members consist of familiar faces that we know and love from other popular series and a few lesser-known ones. Let’s get to know them better.
If you watched Money Heist, it is impossible not to recognize Itziar Ituño in her new role. She plays Malen, the deputy mayor of Bilbao who runs for the office of mayorship. She learns that someone leaked a video of her sexual encounter with a successful businessman. She tries to find out who did it.
You probably already know her from Money Heist, where she played the character Raquel Murillo, a police negotiator. The Spanish actress is 47 years old and never utters a single word about her intimate relationships. Even though there are reports online that she is married to Juan Fernandez, her co-star in Money Heist, this was not confirmed by either party.
Patricia López Arnaiz
Patricia López Arnaiz is another Intimacy cast member who plays Begoña Uribe, a woman who learns that her sister committed suicide after being harassed by her co-workers. She goes to seek help from Malen.
You may know the actress from Anne is Missing (2020), One for All (2020), and The Invisible Guardian (2017). The 41-year-old actress keeps her relationship status secret.
Emma Suárez plays Malen’s campaign manager Miren. She provides Malen with political and personal advice and always looks out for her. Many might recognize Suárez from her role in Criminal: Spain, where she played the Chief Inspector Maria. Suárez was married to Juan Estelrich Jr. from 1993 to 1997. The couple has a child together, but they are not married anymore. It is not certain if the actress is dating anyone else.
One of the essential characters of Intimacy is portrayed by Verónica Echegui (38). Echegui plays Ane Uribe, Begoña’s sister, who committed suicide after her co-workers shared a nude photo and video of her. She is also the narrator of the story.
Echegui is known for her roles in Trust (2018), Fortitude (2015), and You’re Killing Me Susana (2016). She has been dating Spanish actor Alex Garcia since 2010.
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Another member of the Intimacy cast is Ana Wagener, who plays Alicia, an inspector offering advice to Maren. She is also a closeted lesbian who desires to have a child with her partner Maria. Wagener is best known for The Invisible Guest (2016). Not much is known about the 60-year-old actress’s private life.
As one of the youngest members of the Intimacy cast, Yune Nogueiras plays Leire, Malen’s daughter who suffers the consequences of her mother’s fiasco. Nogueiras is 23 years old and has only 1 other credit on her IMDb page, which is the 2020 movie Coven. It is not certain whether the actress is dating anyone at the moment.
Marc Martínez plays Alfredo, Malen’s husband. Martínez is known for To Die (Or Not) (2000), Queer You Are (2021), and Cucut (2022). The Spanish actor is 56 years old. He is with the Spanish actress Sara Espigul, with whom he has 2 children.
The last name on our article about Intimacy cast members is Fernando Albizu, a 59-year-old Spanish actor. He played in Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) and Fat People (2008). He keeps his personal life relatively private, so nothing is known about it.