Alba Gonzalez Flores commonly known as Alba Flores is a Spanish actress born on October 27, 1986. She is best known for her roles in Vis a Vis (Locked Up) as Sarai Vargas de Jesus and for La Casa de Papel (Money Heist) as Agata Jimenez or “Nairobi”. She has won the Ondas Award for “Best Female Actress in Fiction” in 2015 for portraying Sarai Vargas de Jesus in Vis a Vis. Alba first participated in episodes of the series El Comisario (The Commissar).
Alba Flores chose to pursue a career in acting at a very young age and began preparing for it. At the age of thirty, she began studying dramatic interpretation. In addition, Alba also learned to play the piano. Alba made her first onscreen debut with a Spanish film.
Albas appeared in the film El Calentito, directed by Chus Gutierrez, in 2005. She shared the screen with celebrities such as Ruth Diaz, Macarena Gomez, Veronica Sanchez, and others in the character of Amaya. She made her first television appearance the following year, in an episode of El Comisario.
Alba also starred as Chica casting in the film Los Managers in 2006. Following that, she had minor appearances in TV shows like El Syndrome de Ulysses (2008), The Time in Between (2013), Vicente Ferrer (2013), and Cuentame Como Paso (2013). (2014). In the series The Time Between, she played the role of Jameela.
Albas featured in Matias Bize’s film The Memory of Water, which was released in 2015. She played Carmen alongside celebrities such as Elena Anya and Nestor Cantillana. In the same year, she acted in the television serial ‘Viz a Viz’. IMDB
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Alba was born and raised in a Christian family in Madrid, Spain. She was very enthusiastic about arts like acting, dance, and music since childhood as her parents are also artists. She completed her studies locally from his hometown Madrid.
Alba Flores is a Lesbian.
She made her acting debut in the Spanish film Vicente Ferrer in 2013, playing a role of a Telugu woman.
Flores is a vegetarian who works for PETA’s Latin division.
“Nairobi” had no such character in the original script for Money Heist. Alba said in an interview that Money Heist producer Alex Pina later added her character after seeing her role in Vis a Vis. Alex Pina recognized that the series was not going to work with only one female character (Tokyo) and decided to add Nairobi.