The chemistry between the two is truly brotherly!

‘Money Heist’: Are Álvaro Morte and Pedro Alonso Brothers?

Álvaro Morte and Pedro Alonso in a scene from the seriesThe paper house.

The chemistry between "Berlin" and "The Professor" in Money Heist was so great that fans wondered if Pedro Alonso and Álvaro Morte are really brothers. So we broke down the story behind the iconic characters of Money Heist.

It took us a while in the Money Heist series to learn that "Berlin" is "the Professor's" brother. Fans of Money Heist began to wonder if the actors were actually brothers since the chemistry and brotherly relationship they show in the series is truly incredible.

Money Heist: Are Álvaro Morte and Pedro Alonso Brothers?

The sibling relationship is something that gave both characters a lot of depth and meaning and clearly influenced their decisions and actions, however, it was something that the producers and writers had not written for the characters originally. As much as both actors insisted, the writers did not see the relevance of this to the overall plot.

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Pedro Alonso, Rodrigo de la Serna and Álvaro Morte in a scene from the series Money heist.

However, Álvaro Morte and Pedro Alonso knew that "Berlin" and "the Professor" being brothers was essential for the story so they decided to work together in private to subtly leave clues in the performance.

The plan worked and finally, the producers understood the depth that this relationship would give. But are they really brothers in real life as many fans believe?

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Pedro Alonso and Álvaro Morte at the premiere of the third season of The paper house Madrid, 2019

Álvaro Morte and Pedro Alonso: brothers or just friends?

Sadly, the answer is no. While Álvaro Morte was born in Algeciras, Andalusia, Pedro Alonso is a proud Galician from the province of Vigo. What is true is that they are both excellent actors with a truly incredible career in television and film. So much so that the brotherly relationship of his characters in Money Heist is totally credible.

The pair are very good friends in reality too, so much so that they consider themselves brothers! 

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