Maggie Civantos

Maggie Civantos (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmaɣi θiˈβantos]; born 28 December 1984) is a Spanish actress, best known for her starring role of Macarena Ferreiro in the prison series Locked Up (Vis a vis).[1][2] She has since starred in series such as Cable Girls, Malaka, Vis a vis: El oasis or Express.

Maggie Civantos
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Maggie Civantos in 2014 during the filming of Hidrólisis
Born (1984-12-28) 28 December 1984 (age 37)
Alma materEscuela Superior de Arte Dramático de Málaga
OccupationActress
Years active2004–present

BiographyEdit

Born in Málaga on 28 December 1984,[3] her mother is a singer and her father is a sound technician.[4] She was named after the character Maggie Gioberti, played by Susan Sullivan, in the TV series Falcon Crest.[5]

CareerEdit

She began her career in Escenas de matrimonio replacing Mar Saura,[6] Hospital central and Yo soy Bea. In 2008 she starred the TV series Eva y kolegas by Antena 3.[7] She played Angélica in the Canal Sur Televisión TV series Arrayán.[8]

In 2014 she had her first important role as Fanny in Bienvenidos al Lolita.[9] Her biggest role was as Macarena, the main character in the 2015 TV series Vis a vis.[10][11] In 2017 she appeared in the first Spanish Netflix original series Cable Girls (Las chicas del cable) alongside Blanca Suárez, Ana Fernández and Nadia de Santiago.[12]

She returned as Macarena in the spin-off Vis a vis: El oasis,[13] starring with Najwa Nimri.[14] She appears along Salva Reina in Malaka.[15][16]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

  • Las rubias (TBA)
  • El juego (TBA)
  • Historias (2022)
  • La chica de los cigarrillos (2021) as Eva
  • Mejor actriz (2019)
  • La influencia (2019) as Sara
  • La pequeña Suiza (2019) as Yolanda
  • Antes de la quema (2019) as Meme
  • Alegría, tristeza (2018) as Sandra
  • El mejor verano de mi vida (2018) as Zoe
  • Ahora seremos felices (2018) as Clara
  • Escombros (2018) as Miranda
  • Alan (2018) as Helen
  • Downunder (2017)
  • Las rubias (2016) as Marta
  • Rubita (2014) as Norma
  • Crustáceos (2014)
  • Cobayas: Human Test (2014) as Helena
  • 321 días en Michigan (2014) as Lola
  • Rem (2013) as Gem
  • Temporal (2013) as Rosario
  • Hidrolisis (2012) as Sandra
  • Amanecidos (2011)
  • Placer (2009) as Leo / Adrian's ex-gf
  • CineMálaga (2009) as Rose
  • Prime Time (2008) as Asesora de Marketing
  • L.A: Los Ángeles (2007)
  • Sobreexpuestos (2005)
  • El que espera (2004) as Eli
  • Kinoglaz (2004)

Television seriesEdit

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2015 3rd MiM Series Awards [es] Best Drama Actress Locked Up Won [18]
2016 25th Actors and Actresses Union Awards Best Television Actress in a Leading Role Won [19]
2017 4th Feroz Awards Best Leading Actress in a Television Series Nominated [20]
2017 26th Actors and Actresses Union Awards Best Television Actress in a Leading Role Nominated [21][22]
2021 71st Fotogramas de Plata Best Television Actress Vis a vis: El Oasis Nominated [23]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ésta es la protagonista de 'Vis a Vis', la serie carcelaria de Antena 3 and at La Antena 4". El Diario (in Spanish). Vertele!. 11 February 2015. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Interview with Locked Up's Maggie Civantos". Channel 4. Channel Four Television Corporation. 16 May 2016. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Maggie Civantos: "Lo mío no ha sido suerte, llevo muchos años luchando en esto."". Fotogramas. 30 November 2015.
  4. ^ Madrid, Jose (23 June 2016). "Hija de cantante, miope y con nombre de 'Falcon Crest': desmontamos a Maggie Civantos". El Confidencial (in Spanish). Titania Compañía Editorial, S. L. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  5. ^ Díaz, Mar (28 November 2016). ""Me llamaron Maggie por el personaje de Falcon Crest"". Asturias Diario (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Vuelve 'Escenas de matrimonio'". El Diario (in Spanish). Vertele!. 30 July 2009. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  7. ^ "El pasado oculto de las protagonistas de 'Vis a Vis'". Qué! (in Spanish): 2. 14 April 2016. Archived from the original on 26 July 2018. Retrieved 29 October 2016.
  8. ^ "Arrayán dirá adiós a la televisión en diciembre tras 13 años en antena". El Confidencial (in Spanish). Titania Compañía Editorial, S. L. 23 July 2012. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  9. ^ Olabarria, Iosu (30 December 2013). "Conoce a los personajes de 'Bienvenidos al Lolita', la nueva serie de Antena 3". Mi Zona TV (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 October 2016.
  10. ^ Díaz, F. (12 February 2015). "Antena 3 confía su drama en la cárcel a Maggie Civantos". Diario de Jerez (in Spanish). Joly Digital. Retrieved 29 October 2016.
  11. ^ Vallejo, Julián (12 February 2015). "Maggie Civantos protagonizará "Vis a vis"". Cultura en serie (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 October 2016.
  12. ^ "Maggie Civantos ficha por 'Las chicas del cable' de Netflix". El Español (in Spanish). Bluper. 11 August 2016. Retrieved 30 June 2018.
  13. ^ "'Vis a vis' vuelve con un 'spin off' con Najwa Nimri y Maggie Civantos como protagonistas". La Vanguardia (in Spanish). 23 May 2019. Retrieved 6 July 2019.
  14. ^ Europa Press (23 May 2019). "Najwa Nimri y Maggie Civantos protagonizarán el 'spin-off' de 'Vis a Vis'". El Periódico. Grupo Zeta. Retrieved 6 July 2019.
  15. ^ "Maggie Civantos estrena la serie 'Malaka'". La Vanguardia (in Spanish). 3 September 2019. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  16. ^ Escalona, Maribel (3 September 2019). "Maggie Civantos vuelve con 'Malaka': "El público agradece ver cosas distintas en la televisión generalista"". Diez Minutos (in Spanish). Hearst Magazines International. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
  17. ^ Hernández Luján, Raquel (31 May 2021). "Starzplay presenta Express, su primera serie original rodada en España y producida por The Mediapro Studios". Hobby Consolas.
  18. ^ "'Allí abajo', 'El ministerio', Yon González y Maggie Civantos triunfan en los premios MIM". Vertele!. eldiario.es. 1 December 2015.
  19. ^ "'La novia', 'B, la película', 'La piedra oscura' y 'Vis a vis' triunfan en los Premios de la Unión de Actores". El Mundo. 15 March 2016.
  20. ^ "La lista completa de ganadores de los premios Feroz 2017". HuffPost. 24 January 2017.
  21. ^ "'Tarde para la ira' arrasa en unos Premios Unión de Actores con marcado carácter femenino". 20minutos.es. 14 March 2017.
  22. ^ "Javier Pereira, entre los nominados a los Premios Unión de Actores". La Información. 13 February 2017.
  23. ^ "Fotogramas de Plata 2020 : ¡Ya tenemos ganadores!". Fotogramas. 15 November 2021.

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