Tamara Acosta

Tamara Olga Acosta Zambra (born 5 February 1972) is a prominent Chilean actress.

Tamara Acosta
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2011
Born
Tamara Olga Acosta Zambra

(1972-02-05) 5 February 1972 (age 50)
Other namesThe muse of Chilean cinema
Alma materInstituto Sagrado Corazón
OccupationActress
Years active1994–present
SpouseSebastián Araya [es]
Awards

CareerEdit

Tamara Acosta graduated from the Theater School of Fernando González [es]. She is a recognized figure of theater, television, and above all is known as "the muse of Chilean cinema" because she has participated in a large number of films produced in Chile.[1] She has won several awards at international festivals. Her first television appearance was on Sábado Gigante Internacional in 1991, as a participant in a situation contest.

For her outstanding performance as Ana López [es] on the series Los 80 she was nominated five consecutive times for the Altazor Award for best television actress, winning it three years in a row.[2][3]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Director Notes
1994 Largadistancia Claudia Aravena
1997 Volando voy [es] Miguel Albaladejo
1998 Gringuito [es] María Ortuzar Sergio Castilla
1999 El desquite [es] Anita Andrés Wood Winner: Altazor
Winner: Damascus Film Festival[4]
La chica del Crillón [es] Teresa Iturrigorriaga Alberto Daiber
The Sentimental Teaser Mía Ballero Cristián Galaz [es] Winner: Altazor[4]
2000 Tierra del Fuego Mennar Miguel Littín
2001 Te amo (made in Chile) [es] Ema Neira Sergio Castilla Winner: APES [es] Award[5]
La Fiebre del Loco Nelly Andrés Wood Winner: Cartagena Film Festival
Winner: Lima Festival[4]
Nominated: Altazor
2004 Azul y blanco [es] Paloma Sanhueza Sebastián Araya [es]
Machuca Juana María Andrés Wood Nominated: Altazor
2005 Monógamo sucesivo Pablo Basulto
The Last Moon Matty Miguel Littín
2006 El rey de los huevones [es] Sandra Boris Quercia
2007 Casa de remolienda [es] Irene "La Ronca" Joaquín Eyzaguirre
Rojo intenso [es] Inspectora González Javier Elorrieta [es]
Radio Corazón Valeria Roberto Artiagoitia [es]
2009 La Gabriela [es] Palma Guillén Rodrigo Moreno del Campo
2011 My Last Round Matilde Julio Jorquera
Gente mala del norte La musa (voice) Patricio Riquelme
El lenguaje del tiempo Sebastián Araya [es]
2015 El Inquisidor Juana Ignacio Eyzaguirre
2017 La Salamandra La mujer Sebastián Araya
2022 S.O.S. Mamis, la película Gabriela Sobarzo Mierzo

TelevisionEdit

TelenovelasEdit

Year Title Role Channel
1994 Champaña [es] Cynthia Jurandir Canal 13
Top Secret [es] Amparo Mena Canal 13
1995 Estúpido Cupido Marisol Tagle TVN
1996 Sucupira [es] Daniela López TVN
Loca piel Danitza Torres / Lorena Torres TVN
1997 Oro verde [es] Jeannette Machuca TVN
1998 Iorana Tahía Peñailillo TVN
1999 La fiera [es] Kathia Alejandra Cereceda "DJ Kathia" TVN
2001 Pampa Ilusión Clementina Paita TVN
2002 El circo de las Montini [es] Nadia Carolina Marín "La Comaneci" TVN
2004 Los Pincheira Matilde del Solar TVN
2007 Papi Ricky Colomba Chaparro Canal 13
2008 Don Amor Gloria Alessandri Canal 13
2010 Feroz Soledad Gutiérrez Canal 13
2015 Veinteañero a los 40 Rafaela Guerra Canal 13
2016 Preciosas Elsa Morales Canal 13
2017 Soltera otra vez Tatiana Álvarez Canal 13

Series and miniseriesEdit

Year Title Role Channel Notes
1997–
1998
Sucupira, la comedia [es] Daniela López TVN
2007 Lo que callamos las mujeres Jessenia Mega Episode: "Difícil de olvidar"
2008–
2014
Los 80 Ana López [es] Canal 13 78 episodes
Altazor Award for Best Television Actress (2009–2011)[2][3]
Nominated: Altazor Award for Best Television Actress (2012–2013)
TV Grama [es] for Best Actress (2009–2010)
Nominated: Copihue de Oro for Best Actress (2012–2014)
Nominated: TV Grama for Best Actress (2011–2012)
Caleuche Award for Best Actress in Series (2016)[6]
2012 Vida por vida [es] Dr. María Teresa León Canal 13 13 episodes

AppearancesEdit

TheaterEdit

  • Madame de Sade (1993)
  • La visita (1996), directed by Claudia Di Girolamo
  • Los Ciegos (1997)
  • Las Huachas (2008)
  • Topografía de un Desnudo (2010)
  • Amledi, El Tonto (2010)
  • Padre (2011)
  • Persiguiendo a Nora Helmer (2012)
  • Lady Marginal (2017), directed by Claudia Di Girolamo

AwardsEdit

 
Acosta playing Ana López on the series Los 80, a role which earned her several awards

AltazorEdit

Year Category Production Result
2000 Best Actress – Film El desquite [es] / The Sentimental Teaser
Winner[4]
2002 Best Actress – Film La fiebre del loco
Nominated
2005 [es] Best Actress – Film Machuca
Nominated
2009 [es] Best Actress – Theater Las Huachas
Nominated
Best Actress – Television Los 80: first season
Winner
2010 Best Actress – Television Los 80: second season
Winner
2011 [es] Best Actress – Television Los 80: third season
Winner[2][3]
2012 [es] Best Actress – Television Los 80: fourth season
Nominated
2013 [es] Best Actress – Television Los 80: fifth season
Nominated

APESEdit

Year Category Production Result
1996 Best Actress – Television (cast) Loca piel
Winner
2001 Best Actress – Film La fiebre del loco / Te amo (made in Chile) [es]
Winner[5]

Copihue de OroEdit

Year Category Result
2006 Best Actress – Film
Winner
2007 Best Actress – Film
Winner
2010 Best Actress – Film
Winner[7]
2012 Best Actress – Television
Nominated
2013 Best Actress – Television
Nominated
2014 Best Actress – Television
Nominated

TV GramaEdit

Year Category Production Result
2009 Best Actress – Television Los 80: second season
Winner
2010 Best Actress – Television Los 80: third season
Winner[8]
2011 Best Actress – Television Los 80: fourth season
Nominated

CaleucheEdit

Year Category Production Result
2016 Best Leading Actress in Series Los 80: fifth season
Winner[6]

Other awardsEdit

Year Country Award Category Production
1999   Damascus Film Festival Best Actress[4] El desquite [es]
2002   Cartagena Film Festival Best Actress of Cast[4] La fiebre del loco
2002   Lima Festival Best Actress[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Carvallo, Lenka. "El regreso de la musa" [The Return of the Muse]. Caras (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 18 January 2010. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Tamara Acosta: Ganarse los Altazor tres veces da un poquito de vergüenza" [Tamara Acosta: Winning the Altazor Three Times is a Little Embarrassing] (in Spanish). Radio Cooperativa. 25 May 2011. Retrieved 18 February 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "Tamara Acosta y triunfo de Los 80 en Premios Altazor: 'Da un poco de vergüenza'" [Tamara Acosta and Triumph of Los 80 at Altazor Awards: 'It's a Little Embarrassing']. La Tercera (in Spanish). 25 May 2011. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Chilectra distinguió a 10 destacadas mujeres por su aporte al desarrollo social del país" [Chilectra Recognizes 10 Distinguished Women for Their Contribution to the Country's Social Development]. Electricidad (in Spanish). 7 March 2011. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Premios Apes 2001: Para dejar contentos a todos" [2001 APES Awards: To Make Everyone Happy]. La Estrella de Valparaíso (in Spanish). 10 December 2001. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  6. ^ a b "Nominados y ganadores del 1° Premio Caleuche para los actores chilenos" [Nominees and Winners of the 1st Caleuche Award for Chilean Actors] (in Spanish). Radio Magallanes. 26 January 2016. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Pifias a Felipe Camiroaga marcaron la premiación del Copihue de Oro" [Blunders By Felipe Camiroaga Mark the Presentation of the Copihue de Oro] (in Spanish). Radio Cooperativa. 7 December 2010. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Araneda y García-Huidobro brillaron en premiación de TV Grama" [Araneda and García-Huidobro Shine in Presentation of TV Grama] (in Spanish). Radio Cooperativa. 30 December 2010. Retrieved 19 February 2018.

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