Albert Espinosa

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Birthday
5, 1973
Birthplace
Barcelona, Spain
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
5, 1973 (age 45)
Birthplace
Barcelona, Spain

About

Spanish writer known for the book The Yellow World and the TV show Polseres Vermelles, which was adapted to English television as The Red Band Society. Other works include more than half-a-dozen movies.

Before Fame

His writing career started while at Polytechnic University of Catalonia, where he was studying industrial engineering.

Trivia

He was first diagnosed with cancer at the age of 14 and spent ten years fighting the disease. He lost a leg and a lung, but fully recovered by the time he was 24. The experience has influenced his writing.

Family Life

He grew up in the Catalonian capital of Barcelona.

Associated With

Polseres Vermelles starred Alex Monner.