Ander Puig is “Nico”, a trans boy
In this season, which will have eight episodes, it has become the most watched on Netflix and a real hit in the Americas, it includes Ander Puig in its cast, who got into the role of a young man named “Nico”, who is student at Las Encinas school. The sixth season of Elite which premiered on November 18, 2022 on the platform of streaming.
During an interview with sensational On November 18, 2022, the interpreter told some details about his character “Nico”, who is the first transgender character that appears in the series of Elite.
I, who am also trans, personally have not felt offended or anything in this matter.
“I think she is very well treated. They have done it with great care. I, who am also trans, personally have not felt offended or anything in this matter. And she does not want to educate anything. There are people who will be Nico and people who will not. There are people who will empathize more and people who will less. But since I saw it with a script and since I was filming, I felt very comfortable,” Puig narrated.
Who is Ander Puig, the trans actor who comes to Elite?
He was born in 2001 in Barcelona, Spain. Puig is a 17-year-old trans man who made himself known as he identifies: that, despite being biologically born as a woman, he identifies as a man.
“I think I’m living another life. Being trans, saying it and having the guts to bet on myself in front of the whole world has changed my life a lot, ”she commented during an interview with The world.
Ander Puig made his leading role debut in the series RTVE call To be or not to be. In this drama, he played Joel, a trans teen who dreams of becoming an actor.
Although he rose to fame with his performance in the series, Ander had already appeared in the production created in Spain the hustlers.
In an interview with Esquire Spain On November 21, 2022, the famous actor recalled his foray into the world of entertainment.
“I didn’t always know that I wanted to be an actor, but I did always like it. I realized it at 17, when I tried acting classes in Barcelona. I started to pass the time, to learn, but immediately I saw that I enjoyed it, that I could do something with it. I discovered that it was the way of expression that was best for me. And from there everything flowed: representative, castings… And everything that has happened until today, ”he commented.
This does not have to be a drama, my personal case was not
With his transition, he had no problems with his family, as he narrated in the same talk. “This does not have to be a drama, my personal case was not (…). I have had a hard time internally due to my internal struggle and I suffered, but they have not discriminated against me. You can have a natural life being trans, not everything is always dark”.
The actor revealed that when he received the call to be part of the Netflix series, he did not hesitate and introduced himself. “They called me for a face-to-face test in Madrid. I left quite happy (…). The following week my representatives called me by Facetime, all gathered at a table (…) they said that I was in Elite and it was brutal,” he told The country .