Patricia Reyes Spíndola

Patricia Reyes Spíndola (born Patricia Verónica Núñez Reyes Spíndola on 11 July 1953 in México, Mexico)[1] is a Mexican actress, director and producer. She received four Ariel Award, two for Best Actress (Los Motivos de Luz (1985) and The Queen of the Night (1994)), and two for Supporting Actress (Letters from Marusia (1975) and El otro crimen (1988)).

Patricia Reyes Spíndola
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Spíndola in 2019
Born
Patricia Verónica Núñez Reyes Spíndola[1]

(1953-07-11) 11 July 1953 (age 67)[1]
México, Mexico[1]
OccupationActress
Years active1974–present

Life and careerEdit

Spíndola studied to become an actress in several ateliers in Mexico and London. She made her début in the movies in 1972, with El señor de Osanto, and two years later she started working in the Teatro Fru Fru. As an actress, she has worked with directors like Nancy Cárdenas or Arturo Ripstein.

Spíndola has appeared in more than 70 Mexican movies during her career. She received four Ariel Awards and two additional nominations for her film performances.[2] In 2002, she played Frida Kahlo' mother, Matilde, in the American film Frida.

Spíndola has worked in Mexican telenovelas as of early 1980s, playing mostly antagonists. In early 2000s, she also began working as director, her directing credits include Salomé (2001), La intrusa (2001), and 85 episodes of La mujer del Vendaval (2012–13).

Spíndola has an acting school she runs with her sister, Marta Reyes Spíndola, in the Colonia Juárez neighborhood of Mexico City called M & M Studio, where she also teaches.

On American television, Spíndola guest-starred in 4 episodes in the first season of AMC's Fear the Walking Dead as Griselda Salazar in 2015 and later made two guest appearances in the second season in 2016.[3] In 2019, she starred opposite Kate del Castillo in the second season of Telemundo/Netflix series La Reina del Sur playing Carmen Martínez.[4]

Spíndola is cancer survivor. In 2011, she was diagnosed breast cancer and come through mastectomy. In April 2015, she released her book called La vuelta da muchas vidas.[5][6]

FilmographyEdit

 
30 October 2014. Fenix Awards ceremony on Mexico City.

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1974 El señor de Osanto Film debut
1974 Llanto, risas y nocaut
1975 La otra virginidad
1975 La casa del Sur María
1976 México, México, ra ra ra
1976 Actas de Marusia Rosa Ariel Award for Best Supporting Actress
1976 La venganza de un hombre llamado Caballo Gray Thorn
1976 Las poquianchis Graciela
1977 El elegido Virgen Maria
1977 Caminando pasos, caminando
1977 Las cenizas del diputado Ana Maria Godinez
1977 Los iracundos Short film
1978 Pedro Páramo Eduviges Dyada
1978 Los hijos de Sánchez
1979 México Norte
1981 Ora sí tenemos que ganar
1982 Retrato de una mujer casada Luisa
1985 Los motivos de Luz Luz Ariel Award for Best Actress
Mexican Cinema Journalists Award for Best Actress
1985 El rey de la vecindad Esposa de Marcos
1986 Va de Nuez
1986 La rebelión de los colgados
1987 Nocturno amor que te vas
1987 Los confines Esposa Nominated — Ariel Award for Best Supporting Actress
1987 Asesinato en la plaza Garibaldi
1988 La envidia Short film
1988 El gran relajo mexicano Ariel Award for Best Supporting Actress
1988 El otro crimen
1989 La isla de las garzas Short film
1989 Mentiras piadosas
1989 Goitia, un dios para sí mismo
1990 Espejismos y ceremonias Short film
1991 Woman of the Port Tomasa
19892 Nocturno a Rosario Soledad
1992 Lucky Break
1992 Golpe de suerte
1993 ¡Aquí espaantan! Remedios
1994 The Queen of the Night Lucha Reyes Ariel Award for Best Actress
1995 Mujeres insumisas Ema Nominated — Ariel Award for Best Actress
1996 Profundo carmesí Sra. Ruelas
1998 Noche de paz Short film
1998 El evangelio de las Maravillas Micaela
1998 Fuera de la ley
1999 El coronel no tiene quien le escriba Jacinta
1999 Del otro lado
2000 Antes que anochezca María Teresa Freye de Andrade
2000 Such Is Life Adela, The Godmother
2000 La perdición de los hombres Axe Face
2001 El sueño del caimán Madre Caimán
2002 Acosada Licenciada Ortiz
2002 eXXXorcismo
2002 Frida Matilde Kahlo
2002 La virgen de la lujuria Raquel
2002 Solamente una vez
2003 La mudanza Sara
2003 Popis La abuela Short film
2004 El edén Victoria
2005 Between Mrs. Gonzalez
2006 Mujeres en el Acto
2006 El carnaval de Sodoma Eréndira
2007 Malos hábitos Madre Superiora
2008 Amor letra por letra La Juez
2008 El patio de mi cárcel Aurora
2008 Solo quiero caminar Madre de Félix
2008 Todos hemos pecado La Doñita
2009 El jardín que se seca Estela Short film
2009 Un mexicano más Viuda
2010 Chicogrande La Sandoval
2011 Chabela Querida Chabela Short film
2011 Las razones del corazón Doña Ruti
2014 Todos están muertos Doña Rosario
2015 Estar o no estar Veronica
2015 La teta de Botero Sofa
2015 El viaje de Keta Elena Nominated – Mexican Cinema Journalists Award for Best Supporting Actress
2015 Being or Not Being Veronica
2015 Bleak Street
2018 Eres mi pasión Madre Furia
2018 A ti te quería encontrar Lola
2018 Mi Mariachi Susana
2019 Vagoneros Covarrubias
2019 Devil Between the Legs Isabel
2020 Ánima Danae

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1982 Bianca Vidal Cirila Television debut
1983 El maleficio Teodora
1984 La traición Lidia
1985 Esperándote Refugio
1988 El extraño retorno de Diana Salazar Jordana
1989 Hora marcada Esperanza Episode: "Noche de paz"
1989 Teresa Josefina Martínez TVyNovelas Award for Best Leading Actress
1990 En carne propia Tota de Ortega
1992 Triángulo Virginia Granados
1994 El vuelo del águila Petrona Mori TVyNovelas for Best Co-star Actress
1994–2004 Mujer, casos de la vida real Various roles 6 episodes
1995 Azul Martha
1996 La antorcha encendida Doña Juana de Foncerrada
1997 María Isabel Manuela Nominated — TVyNovelas Award for Best Leading Actress
1997 La santa Television film
1997 Pueblo chico, infierno grande Martina
1999 El niño que vino del mar Alberta Gómez
2001 La intrusa Renata de Velarde
2001 Salomé Manola Nominated — TVyNovelas Award for Best Leading Actress
2003 De pocas, pocas pulgas Griselda
2003–2004 Mariana de la noche María Lola Nominated — TVyNovelas Award for Best Leading Actress
2004 Inocente de ti Clotilde
2005 La madrastra Venturina García
2006 La fea más bella Tomasa Mora
2007 Sexo y otros secretos Invitada "Recuerdos y secretos" (Season 1, Episode 6)
2007 Trece miedos Vecina "Nuevo comienzo" (Season 1, Episode 7)
2007 XHDRbZ Mamá de Exelsa "Los padres de Exelsa" (Season 1, Episode 16)
2008 Fuego en la sangre Quintina TVyNovelas for Best Co-star Actress
2008 Terminales Abuela
  • "Verdades" (Season 1, Episode 3)
  • "Transplantes" (Season 1, Episode 11)
2008–2010 Mujeres asesinas Sagrario / Ernestina "Tita" Garza / Carmen
  • "Cándida, esperanzada" (Season 1, Episode 8)
  • "Tita Garza, estafadora" (Season 2, Episode 6)
  • "Las Cotuchas, Empresarias" (Season 3, Episode 14)
2009 Adictos "Cocaina" (Season 1, Episode 20)
2010 Zacatillo, un lugar en tu corazón Fredesvinda Carretas
2010–2011 Los héroes del norte Doña Olegaria
2011 Rafaela Caridad 118 episodes
Nominated — TVyNovelas Award for Best Leading Actress
2014 El color de la pasión Trinidad 38 episodes
Nominated — TVyNovelas Award for Best Leading Actress
2015–2016 Fear the Walking Dead Griselda Salazar Season 1 (Recurring role; 4 episodes)
Season 2 (Guest Star; 2 episodes)
2016 Un camino hacia el destino Blanca Elizalde Contreras 103 episodes
Nominated — TVyNovelas Award for Best Leading Actress
2018 Atrapada Marcela 13 episodes
2019 La reina del Sur 2 Carmen Martínez 23 episodes
2020–present La Doña 2 Florencia Molina 75 episodes
2020 Imperio de mentiras Sara Rodríguez de Velasco

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Patricia Reyes Spíndola: Su biografía". sensacine.com.mx. Archived from the original on 8 December 2019. Retrieved 8 December 2019.
  2. ^ "Patricia Reyes Spíndola". IMDb.
  3. ^ "La mexicana Patricia Reyes Spíndola estará en The Walking Dead - PeopleenEspanol.com". PeopleenEspanol.com. Retrieved 24 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Los personajes y actores de 'La Reina del Sur 2': ¿quién es quién en la segunda temporada?". Telemundo.
  5. ^ https://www.amazon.com/vuelta-muchas-vidas-Spanish/dp/6070726138
  6. ^ "El cáncer hizo ver la muerte a Patricia Reyes Spíndola". 24 September 2018.

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