He is of German descent.
He is a musician,having studied saxophone.While he struggled to get important acting jobs at Telefe,he met a street musician and the 2 became friends,with Facundo performing on the Buenos Aires streets for many months,until he finally got a small role in the national hit "Perla Negra" in 1995.
Arana had become performing small caracters in Argentine telenoveas since 1992.
In 1989,he was diagnosed with cancer and spent most of the year fighting the disease.He would then be on a medical alert until 1994,when he was finally dclared to be free of Hodgkin`s disease.
He was first taken to an acting class at the age of 15.
He was presented for the big public as the man lead in the fourth season of popular kids show "Chiquititas".The season in which he starred in was the highest-rated in the show 7 years run.
Alongside Pablo Echarri,he`s considered to be Argentina`s top actor and is the highest-paid TV male actor.
He has participated in more than 20 telenovelas.
On 10 of May 2008 became the proud father of a baby girl named India.
He often works with actress Nancy Duplaa.
He often works with his friend Daniel Kuzniecka.
He attended a biligual high-school (English-Spanish).
His maternal grandparents are originally from Germany.
His fother is Jorge Arana Tagle,his mother Matilde von Berbard.
He had a notable TV appearance in Show de VideoMatch,El (2001),playing `himself` in the sketch Tangueros,Los.
He has a pet called `Pampa`,an Hungarian kuwacz dog.
Has 3 sisters Paula,Patsy,Agustina.One is older the other two are younger.
He plays the saxophne in a band,La Caranza.
His hobbies are:playing the saxophone and he does off-road and surfing.
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