Flora Martínez

Flora Martinez (born November 1, 1977) is a Canadian-Colombian film and television actress and singer, best known for her title role in the film Rosario Tijeras. Martinez was nominated for Goya Award for Best Spanish Language Foreign Film in 2005.

Flora Martínez
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Flora in 2018
Flora Martínez

(1977-11-01) November 1, 1977 (age 42)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
OccupationActress, singer
Years active1994-present


Martinez was born in Montreal to a Canadian mother and a Colombian father, and raised in Bogotá and North Vancouver. She began her career in television in Colombia appearing in telenovelas such as Mambo (1994), María Bonita (1995), and La Otra Mitad del Sol (1995). She is a Canadian citizen and speaks fluent French, Spanish and English.

She studied at the Actors Conservatory in New York City from 1997 through 1999. In 1999, she appeared in her first feature film, Soplo de Vida, for which she won the Best Actress Award at the Biarritz Film Festival in France. She has worked in the theater in the staging of Herat by Daniel Berardi.

Martinez starred in Lolita's Club (2007), I'm With Lucy (2002) and Violet of a Thousand Colors (2005). In 2011, she starred as the lead of the television series La Bruja (The Witch).


Year Title Role Notes
1994 Mambo N/A
1995 Leche Susana
María Bonita Imelda Santos
1996 La otra mitad del sol Isabel
1999 Divorciada Eva
Soplo de vida Golondrina/Pilar, the dead woman Biarritz Film Festival Award for Best Actress[1]
2000 Proof of Life Linda
2002 I'm with Lucy Melissa
The Secret Lives of Dentists Female Patient (as Flora Martinez)
2003 Law & Order Tina Episode: "Seer"
2004 La Saga, Negocio de Familia Marlene (young)
Downtown: A Street Tale Maria
2005 La ley del silencio Natalia Aguirre
Rosario Tijeras Rosario Tijeras Cartagena Film Festival - Award Golden India for Best Actress
Malaga Film Festival - Award Silver Biznaga for Best Actress
Violeta de mil colores Violeta
2007 Tuya siempre Lola
Canciones de amor en Lolita's Club Milena
2008 Tiempo final Alejandra / Ines
Vecinos Tatiana Nominated - TVyNovelas Award for Best Lead Actress[2]
Arte de Roubar Lola
2010 Lastrain Irene
Di Di Hollywood María
2011 La Bruja Amanda Mora
2012 Breve storia di lunghi tradimenti Mabel


  1. ^ Awards. IMDb. Retrieved December 1, 2011.
  2. ^ "Inicia elección de los TV y Novelas 2009 (I)". lafiscalia.com. January 13, 2009. Retrieved November 30, 2011.

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