Fele Martínez (born Rafael Martínez 22 February 1975) is a Goya Award-winning Spanish actor
Martínez was born in Alicante, Spain. A product of the Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático in Madrid, he began to act and direct theater at an early age. His first acting attempts were with the Sexpeare Teatro theater company.
His chance at stardom came at the hand of Alejandro Amenábar, who offered him a role in his opera prima "Tesis". It was for this work that Fele received the Goya Award for Best New Actor in 1996. Among his films are the outstanding "Abre Los Ojos" (Amenábar, 1997), "Los amantes del círculo polar" (Julio Médem, 1998), "El arte de morir" (Álvaro Fernández Armero, 1999), "Capitanes de Abril" (María de Medeiros, 1999), "Tuno negro" (Pedro L. Barbero y Vicente J. Martín, 2000), and "La Mala Educación" (Pedro Almodóvar, 2004).
He has also participated in several independent film projects including the short films "Pasaia" (1996), for which he won Best Actor at the Elche Film Festival, "Amigos" (1997), "La cartera" (2000), and "El castigo del ángel" (2002) which he also directed.