Born in Montilla, Córdoba, since 1992 combines his work as an actor with his work as a television scriptwriter (Farmacia de Guardia, Pepa y Pepe, Colegio Mayor, Más que amigos, Manos a la obra, Ellas son así, A las once en casa or Adolfo Suárez, El Presidente) as a film scriptwriter (El calentito, Retorno a Hansala, Bon appétit) and as a playwright.
His first text, Esta noche no estoy para nadie, was premiered in 1997. Since then he has premiered his works in Spain: 10, ¿Dónde se esconden los sueños?, Las heridas del viento, Humo, Arizona, Tres, 100m2, Concha-Yo lo que quiero es bailar, El manual de la buena esposa, Tamaño Familiar, El príncipe de Maquiavelo, Iba en serio, La correspondencia personal de Federico García Lorca or Sensible and his versions of Special Occasions by Bernard Slade (Ocasiones especiales), One for the road by Willy Russell (Al final de la carretera) and Lady Windermere’s fan by Oscar Wilde (Windermere Club)
As a theatre director, he has directed in Spain his own plays Humo; Arizona; Tres; 100m2; Esta noche no estoy para nadie, el musical; Las heridas del viento; El príncipe de Maquiavelo; Iba en serio; La correspondencia personal de Federico García Lorca and Sensible. He also has directed works of another authors as El pez gordo (The Big Kahuna) by Roger Rueff; Razas (Races) and Muñeca de porcelana (China doll) both by David Mamet; Ocasiones especiales (Special Occasions) by Bernard Slade; La monja alférez by Domingo Miras; Miguel de Molina al desnudo by Ángel Ruiz; El secreto de Puente Viejo and Páncreas by Patxo Telleria. Abroad, he has directed 100m2-El inconveniente in Santiago de Chile (2011) and Special Occasions in Miami (2011).
He has directed and written shows for the Young Artists Awards in the Community of Madrid, for Buero Theatre Awards, the Málaga Film Festival 2010 and the Max Theatre Awards 2011.
Among other awards he has won the Hermanos Machado de Sevilla 2000 for Las heridas del viento, Alcorcon City Award 1998 for Esta noche no estoy para nadie, Children's Theatre Award of the School of Theatre of Navarra 2004 for ¿Dónde se esconden los sueños?, Animasur Theatre Award of Short Plays 2005 for Epitafio, SGAE Theatre Award 2005 for Humo, Raúl Moreno FATEX Award 2006, Mention of Lope de Vega Award 2006 for Arizona and Lope de Vega Award for Shakespeare nunca estuvo aquí.
He was nominated for the 2009 Goya Film Award for best original scriptplay for Retorno a Hansala and his film Bon appétit won the Silver Biznaga as Best Screenplay at the 2010 Málaga Spanish Film Festival.
The Hispanic Theatre Guild production of Las heridas del viento, directed by Juan Manuel Cifuentes and starring Marcos Casanova and Humberto Rosenfeld was nominated in five categories in New York A.C.E. Awards 2005. Also in New York, he won the H.O.L.A. award 2011 as best director for Races.
In 2010 he won the H.O.L.A in New York as best director and in 2011 he was nominated to the A.C.E. award in New York, both for The Big Kahuna.