An actor, theater director and teacher. He is widely recognized for bringing scripts by important Chilean and foreign writers to the stage in works such as Clock, Sunset Limited, Happy End, Pulmones and El cepillo de dientes, among others. His most recent pieces are El zoológico de Cristal and a new version of the classic Tío Vania. As an actor, he has taken part in productions such as Gladys, Fin del Eclipse and Querida Elena. Throughout his career, he has also explored the cinema, winning the award for Best Director at Sanfic 2012 for his movie Pérez.
Renowned wroter, essayist, author of several novels, short stories, theater plays, film scripts, traductions and essays. Some of his books are El testigo (Herralde Award 2004) and Llamadas de Ámsterdam (2007). He's one of the most important Mexican authors; in 2018 he received the Manuel Rojas Award, one of the most prestigious ones in Latin America and Spain. He began writing at the age 14.