María Barranco

Dulce Nombre de María Magdalena de los Remedios Barranco García (born 11 June 1961) better known as María Barranco is a Spanish actress, who has won two Goya Awards for Best Supporting Actress.

María Barranco
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María Barranco (2014)
Born
Dulce Nombre de María Magdalena de los Remedios Barranco García

(1961-06-11) 11 June 1961 (age 59)
OccupationActress
AwardsMiami Hispanic Film Festival Award for Best Actress
1996 Bwana
Premios ACE Award for Best Supporting Actress
1989 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Sant Jordi Award for Best Spanish Actress
1989 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Born in Málaga, Andalusia, Spain, Barranco studied medicine, but left to study drama in her city, where she participated in various theatre groups. Later, she moved to Madrid, to debut on stage in a production of La venganza de Don Mendo (Don Mendo's revenge). Barranco made her film debut in 1986's El elegido (The Chosen).

She was married to filmmaker Imanol Uribe, but they divorced in 2004. They have a daughter, Andrea, born in 1993.

FilmographyEdit

Year Film
1988 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
1989 Las cosas del querer
1989 El baile del pato
1989 Fool's Mate
1990 The Ages of Lulu
1990 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
1991 The Dumbfounded King
1991 Anything for Bread
1992 The Red Squirrel
1993 Rosa Rosae
1994 All Men Are the Same
1995 Siete mil días juntos
1995 Morirás en Chafarinas
1995 El efecto mariposa
1995 El Palomo cojo
1995 Boca a boca
1995 Cuernos de mujer
1996 Bwana
1997 99´9
1998 The Girl of Your Dreams
1999 Novios
2001 Anita Takes a Chance
2002 Carol's Journey
2004 Atún y chocolate
2006 El carnaval de Sodoma

TelevisionEdit

  • Sopa boba
  • Ellas son así

Goya AwardEdit

Barranco won the Goya Award for playing a transsexual prostitute in the 1990 film The Ages of Lulu.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Levy, Emanuel (Aug 25, 2015). Gay Directors, Gay Films?. Columbia University Press. p. 60. ISBN 978-0-23-152653-1. Retrieved 2020-05-14. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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