Gatekeepers News reports that Morte gained worldwide recognition for playing the character of ‘The Professor’ in the television series Money Heist, La Casa de Papel.
Morte was born on 23 February 1975 in Algeciras, province of Cádiz. He later relocated to Bujalance, province of Córdoba, with his family.
Having been enrolled into a degree of communications engineering, Morte switched to dramatic art, graduating from the Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático de Córdoba in
At the age of 33, he was diagnosed with a cancerous tumour in the left thigh, which he ultimately overcame.
He began his acting career when he played a minor role in the Spanish television series Hospital Central. More, however, landed his first main role in a TV series in Planta 25, aired on a number of Spanish regional TV broadcasters and in which he played Ray—a driver—from 2007 to 2008.
In 2014, Morte joined the cast of the long-running telenovela El secreto de Puente Viejo, portraying Lucas Moliner—a small-town physician—until 2017.
Following his exit from Puente Viejo, he played the role of Sergio “el Profesor” Marquina in the television series La Casa de Papel. The first season aired on Antena 3 in 2017, where he received global praises for his portrayal of the character. He has won several accolades for the role including 28th Actors and Actresses Union Awards, 7th Platino Awards, Zapping Awards in 2020, and Ondas Awards in 2021.
Alvaro Morte’s net worth is about to be around $4 million.