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Francisco Javier García de la Camacha Gutiérrez-Ambrossi, better known as Javier Ambrossi, is a Spanish actor, stage, film and television director and writer. He is best known for creating and directing the musical La llamada and its film adaptation together with Javier Calvo, as well as the television series Paquita Salas and Veneno. He is a judge with his partner, Javier Calvo, on Drag Race España.

Biography

Ambrossi was born in Madrid, he graduated in Journalism at the Complutense University of Madrid and studied Dramaturgy at the Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático. His sister, Macarena García, is also an actress.

Career

Ambrossi has had supporting roles in a number of television series, including "El comisario", "Amar en tiempos revueltos", "Sin tetas no hay paraíso", and "Cuéntame cómo pasó".

Since 2013 he's been co-directing "La llamada" at the Teatro Lara in Madrid, a musical he created alongside Javier Calvo. In August 2015, the Mexican production of La llamada opened at the López Tarso theatre in Mexico City, with a Mexican cast. In September 2017, the film adaptation of La llamada, directed by Ambrossi and Calvo, premiered in Spain.

In July 2016 the web television series "Paquita Salas", created by Ambrossi and Calvo, premiered on Flooxer. Due to the success of the series, Netflix acquired the rights to air the second season of the series.

From October 2017 to February 2018, Ambrossi and Calvo appeared on reality television talent competition "Operación Triunfo" as the teachers of acting in the "Academy".

In 2020, the Ambrossi and Calvo-created biographical television limited series "Veneno" aired on Atresplayer Premium and HBO Max.

Since 2020, Ambrossi is a panelist for "Mask Singer: Adivina quién canta", the Spanish version of the international music game show Masked Singer. On 1 March 2021, Ambrossi was announced as a judge for Drag Race España, the Spanish version of the television drag queen competition Drag Race.

Memorable Quotes

Trivia

  • Along with Calvo, Ambrossi was listed 47th in El Mundo's list of most important LGBT people in Spain in 2017.

Gallery

Drag Race España Season 1

Drag Race España Season 1 Looks

Drag Race España Season 2

Drag Race España Season 2 Looks

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