Spanish actor Pedro Alonso began his acting career with a small role in the short film ‘Hábitos’ (1995) after graduating from the Royal School of Dramatic Arts (RESAD) in Madrid. The following year, he played minor roles in the movies 'Alma gitana,’ ‘Tengo una casa,’ and ‘Paranoia dixital.’ He made his TV debut in 1997 with the role of Raul in the soap opera ‘Todos los hombres sois iguales.’ In 1998, he portrayed Alejo in 28 episodes of the TV series ‘A las once en casa.’ Many struggles marked the initial years of his career.
In 2003, he acted in ‘Noviembre,’ a Spanish film about a guerrilla street theater troupe. Two years later, he appeared in the Spanish musical comedy film ‘El Calentito.’ During this period, he also appeared in a few episodes of the TV series ‘Código fuego,’ ‘Rías Baixas,’ ‘Hospital Central,’ and ‘La Atlántida.’
In the early 2010s, he played small roles in multiple movies, including ‘18 Meals,’ ‘Todo lo que tú quieras,’ ‘Un día normal,’ ‘Onde está a Felicidade?,’ and ‘O Apóstolo.’ In 2014-15, he appeared in ‘Bajo sospecha,’ a Spanish crime drama TV series, in which he portrayed the character of Roberto Vega Sánchez.
He bagged the most prominent role of his career in 2017 when he was chosen to play Andrés de Fonollosa (Berlin), a terminally ill jewel thief and the protagonist's second-in-command and older brother in the crime drama TV series ‘Money Heist.’ He played this character in 41 episodes of the series that ran until 2021. In 2019, the actor played the main character “Q” in the crime drama mystery thriller web film ‘The Silence of the Marsh.’
A dishonest bank executive pays for his wrongdoings, when he finds himself in a hostage situation in his own car.