Yon González Luna (born 20 May 1986) is a Spanish actor. He is probably best known for his performance as Iván Noiret León in the Antena 3 series The Boarding School (El internado), as well as for his role of Julio Olmedo/Espinosa in the television series Gran Hotel.
Yon González began his acting career in the LaSexta series SMS (Spanish: SMS – Sin miedo a soñar) in 2006. He then went on to star in the Antena 3 series The Boarding School (El internado) from 2007 to 2010 which brought him wider popularity. González's performance as Iván Noiret León earned him an ACE Award for Best New Actor in 2010, as well as a Golden Nymph for Best Actor – Drama nomination at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival 2009.
Throughout 2008 and 2009, González starred in the motion pictures Sex, Parties and Lies (Mentiras y gordas), opposite Mario Casas, Hugo Silva and his The Boarding School co–star Ana de Armas, and Sebastián Cordero's Rabies (Rabia). He also appeared in the short films The Storymaker (El forjador de historias), Impossible Loves (Amores imposibles), Identity (Identidad) and Latex Puppets (Muñecos de latex), winning the La FILA Festival of Short Films Award for Best Male Performance for the latter. In 2010, González portrayed Constantine II of Greece in Sofía, a television miniseries based on the life of Queen Sofía of Spain. In 2011, González worked primarily in television, appearing in Great Reserve (Gran reserva), which stars his brother Aitor Luna, The Whos (Los Quién) and Gran Hotel (Gran hotel). Gran Hotel, in which he starred opposite his SMS fellow Amaia Salamanca, won him Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Television Actor., las chicas del cable (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Las_chicas_del_cable) Francisco Gómez 2017-?
In 2007, González modeled for David Delfín at the Cibeles Madrid Fashion Week. He also covered numerous magazines, such as Vanity Fair, Glamour, Marie Claire and Cosmopolitan, either alone or with his The Boarding School fellows.
Personal and media life
González was born in Bergara, Gipuzkoa, but currently lives in Madrid. His family is Spanish. His older brother Aitor González Luna is also an actor, probably best known for his role in Paco's Men (Los hombres de Paco). González cites Juan Diego, Jordi Mollà and Luis Tosar as his role models. He is fluent in Spanish and Basque, and works on improving his English.
In 2011, he was ranked sixth in 20 minutos' list of sexiest Spanish actors.
|SMS||SMS||2006-2007||Andrés||TV series; 2006–07|
|The Boarding School||El internado||2007-2010||Iván Noiret León||TV series; 2007–10 |
ACE Award for Best New Actor
Nominated—Golden Nymph for Best Actor – Drama
|The Storymaker||El forjador de historias||2008||Victor||Short film|
|Impossible Loves||Amores imposibles||2008||Boy||Short film|
|Sex, Parties and Lies||Mentiras y gordas||2009||Nico|
|Latex Puppets||Muñecos de latex||2009||Adrián||Short film |
La FILA Festival of Short Films Award for Best Male Performance
|Sofía||Sofía||2010||Constantine II of Greece||TV miniseries|
|Torrente 4||Torrente 4||2011||Peralta|
|Great Reserve||Gran reserva||2011||Manuel Hernández||TV series|
|The Whos||Los Quién||2011||Paco||TV series; 1 episode|
|Unknown Truth||Desconocierto||2011||Man||Short film|
|Gran Hotel||Gran hotel||2011-2013||Julio Olmedo||TV series |
Fotogramas de Plata Award for Best Television Actor
|Under Suspicion||Bajo sospecha||2014||Víctor García||TV series|
|Off Course||Perdiendo el Norte||2015||Hugo|
|The Cable Girls||Las Chicas Del Cable||2017-present||Francisco||TV series|
Awards and nominations
|Association of Latin Entertainment Critics Awards||2010||Best New Actor||The Boarding School||Won|
|Fotogramas de Plata Awards||2011||Best Television Actor||Gran Hotel||Won|
|La FILA Festival of Short Films||2009||Best Male Performance||Latex Puppets||Won|
|Monte-Carlo Television Festival Awards||2009||Golden Nymph for Best Actor – Drama||The Boarding School||Nominated|
|Neox Fan Awards||2012||Best television series actor||Gran Hotel||Nominated|
|Best kiss of the year (w/ Amaia Salamanca)||Won|
|2013||Best television series actor||Nominated|
|Best kiss of the year (w/Amaia Salamanca)||Nominated|