Ángela Molina

Ángela Molina Tejedor (born 5 October 1955) is a Spanish actress, and a daughter of Antonio Molina, Spanish singer and actor.

Ángela Molina
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Molina in 2007
Ángela Molina Tejedor

(1955-10-05) 5 October 1955 (age 65)
Madrid, Spain
Years active1975–present


Molina studied dance and theater art in the Escuela Superior de Madrid. She rose to international prominence after starring in Luis Buñuel's last film That Obscure Object of Desire.

She has worked with such directors as Luis Buñuel, Ridley Scott, Giuseppe Tornatore, Pedro Almodóvar, Lina Wertmüller, Sergio Castellitto, Jaime de Armiñán, José Luis Borau, Jaime Chávarri and Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón.

In 1985, she became the first foreign actress to win the Italian cinematographic David di Donatello prize. She was awarded the prize for Best Actress at the Donostia-San Sebastian International Film Festival in 1987 for her role in Half of Heaven. She was also repeatedly nominated for the Goya Awards (Spanish cinematographic awards).

In 1999, she was the Head of the Jury at the 49th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

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  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1999 Juries". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2012-01-28.

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