Peruvian & Latinamerican Biography in spanish
Born in Fuengirola , Malaga , June 11 of 1961, is an actress Spanish , won two Goya Awards for Best Supporting Actress .
Maria Barranco left the race of Medicine to begin studying drama at Malaga , where she participated in various theater groups. Soon, she moved to Madrid to debut on stage with Don Mendo's Revenge and incorporated later as a girl group in the Society of Magazine Juanito Navarro.
Her film debut would occur in 1986 with the film The Chosen One. Soon, their freshness and quality of improvisation captured one of the emerging filmmakers of the era of the eighties, Pedro Almodovar , who hired her to work in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown . The film Almodóvar became a major national and international success, so that in 1988 achieved fame, becoming immediately in the new actress of the moment, recognizing that came hand in hand both the public and critics. It is without doubt one of the most skilled young performers for comedy and one of the actresses integrated into the familiar "Clan Almodóvar."
Throughout her long career, has worked with directors such of Jaime Chavarri , Bigas Luna , Pedro Olea and Fernando Fernan Gomez . She has also worked on some television projects, as the series They are well , Mr. Mayor or They and the weaker sex.
She has worked in over thirty films and her work has been awarded, among others, the following awards: Goya Award for Best Actress in 1989 for the film Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and the same award Goya in 1990 for the film The Ages of Lulu , The Black Film Festival Viareggio won the award for best actress for the film All for the money in 1991 and the award for best actress in the Hispanic Film Festival of Miami of 1996 for the film Bwana , in Imanol Uribe .
Precisely the latter director Imanol Uribe , was her spouse, who divorced in 2004. Has with him a daughter, Andrea (1993).
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