Manu Rios Pedro Almodóvar’s latest muse and fashion industry’s favourite, is the next cover star of Behind the Blinds upcoming WILDSIDE SS23 issue – out at the end of March.
In our conversation, the young actor tells us about the joys of working with the famed Spanish auteur on a short queer western, Strange Way of Life, and his affection for all things fashion. Pre-order the issue now to see the full story!
Manu Rios is a young actor, singer, and influencer from Spain who has gained a significant following in recent years. He was born on December 17, 1998, in Calzada, Calatrava, Spain.
Rios first gained popularity as a child actor, appearing in Spanish TV shows and commercials. He continued to pursue acting as he grew older and landed roles in popular Spanish TV shows like “El Chiringuito de Pepe” and “Ángeles y Demonios”.
However, Rios gained international recognition for his role in the hit Netflix series “Elite”. He played the character of Patrick Blanco, a new student at Las Encinas who quickly becomes the center of attention due to his good looks and charismatic personality. Rios’ performance was praised by both critics and fans alike, and he quickly became a fan favorite.
Aside from acting, Rios is also an accomplished singer and has released several singles, including “Blessed”, “Change Your Mind”, and “Cry”. He has also gained a significant following on social media, with over 7 million followers on Instagram and over 1 million subscribers on YouTube.
Despite his young age, Rios has already achieved a lot in his career and has a bright future ahead of him. He is known for his talent, charisma, and positive attitude, and his fans around the world look forward to seeing what he will do next.
See Manu Rios on Netflix show Elite.
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Talent Manu Rios @manurios
Photography by @janphilipzen
Fashion by @jonathan_huguet
Make up by @williambartelmakeup
Hair by @mr_alexandrycosta
Set design by gaston Portejoie @gastonportejoie
Movement director @meslesne