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Anna Castillo Ferré (born 9 October 1993) is a Spanish actress. She is best known for portraying Dorita in the popular, long running Spanish soap Amar en tiempos revueltos, in which she has appeared in 215 episodes. Her film breakthrough came with the role of Alma in the drama El Olivo (2016) for which she won a Goya Award for Best New Actress

Anna Castillo
Anna Castillo at Premios Goya 2017 (cropped).jpg
Castillo at the 2017 Goya Awards.
Born
Anna Castillo Ferré

(1993-10-09) 9 October 1993 (age 25)
OccupationActress and singer
Years active2005–present

BiographyEdit

From the age of seven, Anna enrolled into various acting schools in Barcelona and Madrid, later studying at Saint Joan Bosco Horta college. Anna graduated with a bachelors of arts in 2011.

Between 2005 and 2011, Anna formed part of music group sp3, in which she was a singer and dancer. After the group retired from public performances they become part of the tv show la Família dels supers on TV3 from 2011 to 2014.[1]

Anna's acting debut was in 2009 on the tv movie El enigma Giarcomo, on TV3, in which she played the role of Maiana.[2]

In 2016, Anna starred as Alma in El Olivo, a role for which she won the Goya Award for Best New actress,[3] depicting a granddaughter desperate to retrieve her beloved grandfather's olive tree in the hope that it will awaken him from his vegetative state. The movie was also named as one of three films that could be chosen as the Spanish submission for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards, but it was not selected.[4][5]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role
2009 El enigma Giacomo Maiana
2009 Persuasió Maria
2010 Blog Bea
2012 Promoción fantasma Ángela
2012 Fundido a negro Sandra
2014 La buena muerte: Cristo de Ana
2014 El espejo humano Alicia
2015 La cueva sagrada Sofa
2015 Fuera de foco Sara
2016 El olivo Alma
2016 Verano '78 Lola
2017 Vergüenza Lucía
2017 La Llamada Susana Romero
2017 Oro
2017 Viaje alrededor del cuarto de una madre Leonor

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Doctor Mateo Sara 12 episodes
2012 Chessboxing Elisa 10 episodes
2014 La caída de Apolo Laura
2011-2014 Club Super 3 Anna 26 episodes
2013-2015 Amar en tiempos revueltos Dorita 215 episodes
2016 Web Therapy Iria de la Villa Episode: "1.14"
2016 El ministerio del tiempo Sonia Lombardi Episode: "Tiempo de lo oculto"
2016 Paquita Salas Belén de Lucas Episode: "La magia que hay en ti"
2017 Estoy vivo Susana Vargas 26 episodes
2018 Arde Madrid Pilar 8 episodios

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ de Arce, Jacobo (6 May 2016). "Anna Castillo, entre sonrisas y lágrimas". Marie-claire.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 6 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Marimón presenta 'El Enigma Giacomo', una comedia "alegre y triste", "fantástica masónica" de origen histórico". Europa Press (in Spanish). Madrid. 22 June 2009. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Anna Castillo y Javier Pereira, nominados a los Goya". Antena3.com (in Spanish). Madrid: Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A. 14 February 2016. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
  4. ^ "El olivo, Julieta y La novia, camino a Hollywood". Academia de Cine (in Spanish). 19 August 2016. Archived from the original on 12 June 2018. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
  5. ^ de Pablos, Emiliano (20 August 2016). "Bollain's 'Olive Tree,' Almodovar's 'Julieta,' Ortiz's 'Bride' On Spain's Oscar Short-List". Variety.com. Penske Business Media, LLC. Retrieved 6 November 2017.