Sarah Jorge León

Sarah Amalia Jorge León (born 27 November 1982) is an actress, writer and producer from the Dominican Republic.[1]

Sarah Jorge León
Born27 November 1982
Santo Domingo

Life and careerEdit

Jorge León was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She is the oldest of three children, with siblings Marcos Jorge León and actress Nina Jorge León. Her parents are María Amalia León Cabral, arts patron, philanthropist, and director of the Eduardo León Jimenes Foundation – the elder of two daughters of businessman José León Asensio –, and civil engineer, Marcos Augusto Jorge Elías. She is great-greanddaughter of businessmen José María Cabral Bermúdez and Eduardo León Jimenes; she is also descended from Dominican presidents Buenaventura Báez, Ulises Espaillat, and Marco Antonio Cabral.

Miss Jorge León is a psychology graduate (concentration: drama / communications) (cum laude) from Manhattanville College and also holds a Master of Fine Arts (acting) from the ART / MXAT program at Harvard University; this program requires a six-month residency at the MXAT theater (Moscow, Russia), founded by Stanislavski.

Some of her roles include classics such as Suki from the play Celebration by Harold Pinter; Hermia in Midsummer Night's Dream by Shakespeare and Kleopatra in Diary of a Scoundrel by Astrovsky. She participated as part of the cast of the Spanish Repertoire of New York, where she acted in classics such as: Rosita the Solterona and Bodas de Sangre directed by René Buch, as well as the role of “La Brasileña” in Pantaleón and its Visitors, among others.

Her film credits include starring roles in shorts such as 729 and In the Face of Madness, as well as in feature films such as Women, Lotoman, Lotoman 2.0, South of Innocence, Beast of Cardo, The Seven Deaths, etc.

Sarah starred in television roles such as Sofia in the mini-series The Don, Sara in the pilot Dumped, Karina in the pilot Slit NYC, Adriana for the American series Jane The Virgin (currently on the digital platform Netflix).

Miss Jorge León just wrapped a leading performance on the film Candela directed by Andrés Farías (which project was selected at the Fabrique Du Cinema Du Monde in Cannes 2018, as well as selected winner of the IBERMEDIA development fund 2016 and Sundance Screenwriters Lab 2016 and Sundance Editing Lab 2019), where she played the role of Sera Peñablanca.

Miss Jorge León co-starred in the international box office hit film After, led by Hero Fiennes Tiffin and Josephine Langford.

Jorge was nominated in 2015 for the La Silla Awards and the Soberano Award in the "Best Leading Actress" category,[2] for her role in Al Sur de la Inocencia.

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Character Director Country
2011 Lotoman Camelita Archie López  
2012 Lotoman 2.0  
2014 Al Sur de la Inocencia Vera Héctor Valdez  
Bestia de Cardo Sara Virginia Sánchez Navarro  
2015 República del Color Narrator (voice) Héctor Valdez  
2016 Death by Designer Marlena Van Zane Frankie Báez  
Remember Him Jasiel Frankie Báez  
2017 Jane the Virgin Adrianna Gina Lamar  
Las Siete Muertes Eva Gerardo Herrero  
2019 After Prof. Martínez Jenny Gage  
Candela Sera Peñablanca Andrés Farías  

AncestryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sánchez, Leandro (14 March 2014). "Sarah Jorge León: Soñadora, curiosa e inteligente como en "Al Sur de la Inocencia"" (in Spanish). El Caribe. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Nominados al Soberano 2015" (in Spanish). El Día. 9 February 2015. Retrieved 31 July 2016.

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