Yolanda Vazquez

Yolanda Vazquez (born 5 November 1960) is a film, television and theatre actress best known for appearing in the film The Air Up There. More recently, she had a cameo in the well-received British indie science fiction thriller, Children of Men. Vazquez has appeared in productions of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream (for the Royal Shakespeare Company) and Much Ado About Nothing.[1]

Yolanda Vazquez
Born (1960-11-05) 5 November 1960 (age 60)
Cadiz, Spain
Years active1987-present
Spouse(s)Jonathan Phillips (1989-present)

Notable television appearances include the part of Maria in The Final Cut, the third series in the House of Cards trilogy. She was also in an episode of Midsomer Murders and in Who Killed Cock Robin? (2001), where she played a Spanish riding instructor.[2] In 1993, she appeared as a tango dancer named Lola in an episode of Agatha Christie's Poirot.


Year Title Role Notes
1988 American Roulette Isabella
1988 Buster Hospital Receptionist
1993 The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes Carlotta TV series (1 episode: "The Last Vampyre")
1994 The Air Up There Sister Susan
1997 Peak Practice Clare Shearer 11 episodes
1999 Notting Hill Interpreter
2000 Proof of Life Notary
2002 Morvern Callar Spanish Mother
2006 Children of Men Spanish Woman
2011 Top Boy Yolanda
2016 Anti Matter Mariana Carter


  1. ^ "Reviews - Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare's Globe)". The British Theatre Guide. Retrieved 5 May 2011.
  2. ^ "Midsomer Murders" Who Killed Cock Robin? (2001)

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