Luis Fernández (actor)




Luis Eduardo Fernández Oliva (born March 14, 1973 in Caracas[1]) is a Venezuelan actor, writer, producer and director.[2] He started his career on stage at age 16, to film, television, radio and publishing. Fernández has won several acting awards, and recently has published several books, comprising the series Sexo Sentido ("The Sex Sense"), that have been best-sellers in his native Venezuela.

He developed his directorial skills on stage and his directorial debut in filmmaking was with the short film Blue Sky produced at the New York Film Academy, which has been selected to the official competition in several international film festivals.[citation needed] He has performed for over three years his own stand-up show It's not you, it's me (No eres tú, soy yo), recording over 600 performances.

Fernández is also an architect, having graduated in 1991 from the Universidad Simón Bolívar, in Caracas, and the Graduate School of Design at Harvard. He is married to the Venezuelan actress Mimí Lazo.[1]

Selection at the Bogota's International Theater Festival, 2008. Opening Show, Caracas International Theater Festival, 2008.

Municipal Award, Best Actor, 1992.

For over three years Fernández was the creator and host of the radio show The Sex Sense, that premiered in May 2004 to become an audience phenomenon on Venezuelan radio. Fernández interviewed more than one thousand successful professional women from Venezuela, Latin America and Spain. This show became the basis of his on-going stand-up show It’s not you, it’s me that has been seen by over 500,000 audience members in more than 400 performances since 2006.

Luis Eduardo Fernández Oliva (born March 14, 1973 in Caracas[1]) is a Venezuelan actor, writer, producer and director.[2] He started his career on stage at age 16, to film, television, radio and publishing. Fernández has won several acting awards, and recently has published several books, comprising the series Sexo Sentido ("The Sex Sense"), that have been best-sellers in his native Venezuela.

He developed his directorial skills on stage and his directorial debut in filmmaking was with the short film Blue Sky produced at the New York Film Academy, which has been selected to the official competition in several international film festivals.[citation needed] He has performed for over three years his own stand-up show It's not you, it's me (No eres tú, soy yo), recording over 600 performances.

Fernández is also an architect, having graduated in 1991 from the Universidad Simón Bolívar, in Caracas, and the Graduate School of Design at Harvard. He is married to the Venezuelan actress Mimí Lazo.[1]

Selection at the Bogota's International Theater Festival, 2008. Opening Show, Caracas International Theater Festival, 2008.

Municipal Award, Best Actor, 1992.

For over three years Fernández was the creator and host of the radio show The Sex Sense, that premiered in May 2004 to become an audience phenomenon on Venezuelan radio. Fernández interviewed more than one thousand successful professional women from Venezuela, Latin America and Spain. This show became the basis of his on-going stand-up show It’s not you, it’s me that has been seen by over 500,000 audience members in more than 400 performances since 2006.


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