Belén Cuesta

Belén Cuesta

Belén Cuesta

Belén Cuesta (Sevilla, 1984) is a Spanish actress. Best known for her roles in TV shows such as Money Heist (La Casa de Papel), where she plays Manila in the third, fourth and fifth season of the show, which has just been released. She has also worked in Netflix’s Paquita Salas and movies such as Holy Camp! (La Llamada) (Javier Calvo, Javier Ambrossi, 2017) or A Spanish Affair 2 (Emilio Martínez-Lázaro, 2015).

She’s been nominated to the Goya Awards three times, obtaining Best Leading Actress in 2020 with The Endless Trench (La trinchera infinita), which is part of this year’s edition. Belén Cuesta will also join the Amsterdam Spanish Film Festival to introduce her latest film The People Upstairs (Sentimental) directed by Cesc Gay, which will be the centerpiece film of this 7th edition.

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