The actor Sergio Peris-Mencheta (Madrid, 1975) has announced through his social networks that he has cancer. In the same statement, the director and producer also shared that he is undergoing treatment for chemotherapy which will be followed by marrow transplant.

The Madrid interpreter wanted to share the news with his followers with a emotional post in which he reviews the most personal aspects of his life to remember how lucky he has been to date. “I have always been touched by the good things in life. And I have always felt a little guilty about it, to be honest,” begins his writing, in which he also admits his fear of the disease. “In this last draw I didn’t get the usual numbers”, he points out. “Feel more vulnerable, terrified and tiny than ever, and evaluating each of my steps on earth for a few months now,” he continues in the Instagram post, to conclude: “I know that in this game I don’t completely decide. I know that life rules, and that there is a part where I have to trust and let myself go. But my pockets are full of dice, and I crush them all the time. And I have always been very sixes.”

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Multifaceted family and professional face

The actor became a popular face at a very young age thanks to his role as Dani Daroa Lavín in the youth series Afterclass’, which achieved great success and legions of fans in the late nineties of the last century. Since then he has combined roles on the small and big screen, both in national and international productions.

He made his film debut in 2000 with Rockrosealong with Fele Martínez and Elsa Pataky, and worked with José Luis Garci on two occasions with Carousel c-.1950 (2004) and Sunday Light (2007). Her consecration in cinema came in 2006 with the film The Borgiasand international productions such as Resident Evil: Afterlife and Love Ranch.

However, one of the professional aspects that has brought him the most success is his work as producer, director and theatrical adapter, with eight plays directed. His last play, A moonless nightstarring Juan Diego Botto, received the Max award for best play, best director and best protagonist in 2022.