Marisa Paredes

Marisa ParedesMarisa Paredes has had a long and successful career as an actress in Spain and Europe.  Since her beginnings in theatre and television in the 60′s and 70′s, through cult films, such as Agustin Villaronga’s Tras el cristal and Almodovar’s Entre tinieblas, Marisa Paredes has garnered the recognition of the industry and the public, which culminated in her National Film Award, given by the Spanish Ministry of Culture in 1996. She has worked with some of the world’s leading filmmakers, such as Arturo Ripstein and Raul Ruiz.

She has appeared in several acclaimed films, including Tras el cristall (1986) by Agustí Villaronga, Entre tinieblas (1983), Tacones lejanos (1991), La flor de mi secreto (1995), Todo sobre mi madre (1999) and The Skin I Live In (2011) (all by Pedro Almodóvar), and Roberto Benigni’s La vita è bella (1998).

From 2000-2003 she was the president of the Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España.





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Categories: Spain, Spanish actresses

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