Iván Sánchez stars in a cover story for Neo2. The Madrid-born talent recounts his evolution from an athlete to a model, then to an actor, and now an author and producer. He stands poised in Dior Men’s attire, a vision of his unwavering ambition captured by photographer Bernardo Doral.
Iván Sánchez in Dior Men for Neo2 Photoshoot
Sánchez’s versatility as an actor is mirrored as he dons Dior’s fall-winter 2023 collection, a fusion of classic tailoring and modern masculinity. From a familiar face in Latin America through series like La Reina del Sur to 2023’s Culpa Mía—the most successful Spanish-language film in Amazon Prime’s history—and his portrayal of a mature Miguel Bosé in last year’s Bosé.
Sánchez’s versatility as an actor is mirrored as he dons Dior’s fall-winter 2023 collection, a fusion of classic tailoring and modern masculinity. His transformation from a familiar face in Latin America through acclaimed series like La Reina del Sur to starring in 2023’s Culpa Mía—the most successful Spanish-language film in Amazon Prime’s history—is a testament to his dynamic range.
Further cementing his status as a cultural icon, Sánchez’s portrayal of a mature Miguel Bosé in last year’s biopic Bosé showcases his ability to capture the essence of complex characters, resonating deeply with international audiences.
The Spanish actor’s candid reflection on his career offers insights into his experiences during the pandemic and the brief collective camaraderie that emerged from it. He muses on the pace of younger generations, acknowledging the dual-edged sword of immediacy and its impact on the journey of learning and experience.
Moreover, Sánchez celebrates the literary roots of Culpa Mía, attributing its cinematic success to the reading habits of the youth.
Sánchez revisits his roots, from his days in Móstoles indulging in sports to his abrupt entry into the fashion world, which allowed him to traverse diverse cultures and societies. His transition from the neighborhood to the glamorous fashion world significantly changed his life.
The advice from Luís Narciso, emphasizing the value of television roles over subpar films and the strategic acceptance of typecasting for financial gain, has guided Sánchez throughout his two-decade-long career.
As an actor, Sánchez finds the current breadth of fiction offerings in cinema and television to benefit, with projects catering to diverse audiences and allowing actors to transcend traditional roles. Shortly, Sánchez looks forward to many projects, including a role in Las Bravas, a series about a women’s football team, and the continuation of the Culpa Mía trilogy.