The Perfect Family cast features Belén Rueda, Jose Coronado and Gonzalo de Castro. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Arantxa Echevarría’s 2021 movie on Netflix. Check out more streaming guides in Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section.
The Perfect Family follows a posh Madrileña who wants to live her best life. When Lucía meets her son’s street-smart fiancée, she thinks about her marriage and what material objects don’t provide. Everything changes for Lucía when she visits a Spanish village and develops romantic feelings for her son’s future father-in-law. Here’s every main performer and character in The Perfect Family aka La familia perfecta.
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Toscana’
The Perfect Family: Belén Rueda as Lucía
Character Profile: A successful educational director in Madrid. She enjoys a posh lifestyle and falls for her son’s future father-in-law during a trip to a Spanish village. Lucía makes a life-changing mistake and decides to begin a new job.
Rueda’s Resume: Julia in The Sea Inside (2004), Laura in The Orphanage (2007), Julia Levin/Sara in Los ojos de Julia (2010), Mayka Villaverde in The Body (2012), Marián Ballesteros in Madres. Amor y vida (2020-21)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Heartstopper’
The Perfect Family Cast: Jose Coronado as Miguel
Character Profile: An art enthusiast who is originally from the Spanish village Soria. His daughter plans to marry Lucía’s son. Miguel cheats on his wife at a wedding reception.
Coronado’s Resume: Luis Sanz in Periodistas (1998-2002), El Coyote/César de Echagüe in The Return of El Coyote (1998), Santos Trinidad in No Rest for the Wicked (2011), Jaime Peña in The Body (2012), Teo Aguilar in The Innocent (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Russian Doll’
The Perfect Family Cast: Gonzalo de Castro as Ernesto
Character Profile: Lucía’s husband, an astronomer. He doesn’t understand his wife’s romantic needs and wants. Ernesto struggles at home when Lucía isn’t around.
De Castro’s Resume: Gonzalo Montero/Camarero (Gonzalo)/Borracho in 7 vidas (1999-2006), Fernando in La torre de Suso (2007), Mateo Sancristóbal in Doctor Mateo (2009-11), Humberto in The Curse of the Handsome Man (2020), Jaime in The Innocent (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Anatomy of a Scandal’
The Perfect Family Cast: Pepa Aniorte as Amparo
Character Profile: Miguel’s wife. She is a bus driver and has an upbeat personality like her daughter. Amparo’s demeanor changes when she learns that Miguel kissed Lucía.
Aniorte’s Resume: Vecina in Volver (2006), Mariana in Palm Trees in the Snow (2015), Carmen Polo in Lo que escondían sus ojos (2016), María in Serve and Protect (2017-21), Beatriz in Hopelessly Devout (2018)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Dirty Lines’
The Perfect Family Cast: Carolina Yuste as Sara
Character Profile: Miguel and Amparo’s daughter. She is from the outskirts of Madrid and plans to marry Lucía’s son. Sara works as a health specialist and enjoys hip-hop music.
Yuste’s Resume: Paqui in Carmen & Lola (2018), Sole in Drug Squad: Costa del Sol (2019), Estrella in Sky High (2020), Margarita in The Cover (2021), Desi in Chavalas (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Dancing on Glass’
The Perfect Family Cast: Gonzalo Ramos as Pablo
Character Profile: Lucía and Ernesto’s son. He is engaged to Sara and travels to Miguel’s village with his family. Pablo doesn’t anticipate that his mother will develop romantic feelings for his fiancée’s father.
Ramos’ Resume: Julio de la Torre in Physics or Chemistry (2008-11), Miguel in There Be Dragons (2011), Paulo in The Interceptor (2015), Yayo Cárdenas in Serve and Protect (2018), Rodrigo Lluch (2021) in Acacias 38 (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘Metal Lords’
The Perfect Family Cast: Lalo Tenorio as Toni
Character Profile: Sara’s brother. He is a DJ with an interest in aliens. Toni provides comic relief throughout the film.
Tenorio’s Resume: Jon Mamburu in Tragedia Más Tiempo (2018), Chema in Dos vidas (2021), Devesa in Reyes de la noche (2021), Jacobo Ruidroga/Yago el Cantante in Los Felices veinte (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Voice Cast: ‘Apollo 10 1/2’
The Perfect Family Cast: Jesús Vidal as Don Custodio
Character Profile: A priest from the village Soria. He officiates Pablo and Sara’s wedding. Don Custudio is a long-time friend of Miguel and Amparo.
Vidal’s Resume: Marín in Champions (2018), Marcial in Pequeñas coincidencias (2020-21), Jorge in Vamos Juan (2020), Francisco in Estándar (2020), Ruben in García y García (2021)
Read More at VV — Know the Cast: ‘A Perfect Pairing’
The Perfect Family cast also includes María Hervás (The Cook of Castamar, The Countryside), Huichi Chiu (Winning Streak, Vis a vis), Belén Fabra (Diary of a Nymphomaniac, Don’t Listen), Israel Elejalde (Love Above All Things, Parallel Mothers) and Lola Marceli (La spagnola, Elite).
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