Carmen Aguirre is a Vancouver-based actress and writer, born in Santiago, Chile. She plays a prominent role in Endgame.[1]

Carmen Aguirre
Occupationactor, writer, playwright

Her 2011 book Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter was a memoir of her childhood, which she spent moving around regularly with her parents, who were part of the Chilean Resistance against Augusto Pinochet.[2] The book was selected for the 2012 edition of CBC Radio's Canada Reads, defended by musician Shad; it was announced as the winner of the competition on February 9, 2012.[3]

Aguirre has written over 20 stage plays to date, including In a Land Called I Don't Remember, Chile Con Carne, The Trigger and The Refugee Hotel.[4]


  • Carmen Aguirre (2010). The Refugee Hotel. Talonbooks. ISBN 9780889226500.
  • Carmen Aguirre (2013). Something Fierce: Memoirs of a Revolutionary Daughter. Random House of Canada. ISBN 9780345813831.
  • Carmen Aguirre (2013). Blue Box. Talonbooks. ISBN 9780889227576.
  • Carmen Aguirre (2016). Mexican Hooker #1: And Other Roles Since the Revolution, Issue 1. Random House Canada. ISBN 9780345813848.
  • Carmen Aguirre (2019). Chile Con Carne and Other Early Works. Talonbooks. ISBN 9781772012286.


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