Angie Cepeda

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Angie Cepeda
Born Angélica María Cepeda Jiménez
(1974-08-02) 2 August 1974 (age 40)
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Residence Madrid, Spain
Nationality Colombian
Occupation Actress
Years active 1992–present
Relatives Lorna Paz (sister)

Angélica María Cepeda Jiménez (born 2 August 1974), professionally known as Angie Cepeda, is a Colombian actress. She is probably the best known for her roles in telenovela Pobre Diabla and films Captain Pantoja and the Special Services and Love in the Time of Cholera. She is the younger sister of actress Lorna Paz.

Early and personal life[edit]

Cepeda was born in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, and raised in Barranquilla. After her parents divorced she lived with her mother and two older sisters (one of whom is actress Lorna Paz). Cepeda had a long-term relationship with singer Diego Torres.

Career[edit]

When she discovered her vocation in drama, she moved out to Bogotá. After starting her drama courses, she was contracted by a beer company and made some advertisements for it. Next, she played some bit parts in several soap operas and movies in Colombia.

Cepeda got a role in the soap opera Las Juanas, opposite Susana Torres, getting the attention of some TV producers who offered her jobs in prime time shows, such as the leading role in Luz Maria (1998), co-starring Christian Meier and Rosalinda Serfaty, and that as Fiorella Morelli Flores de Mejía Guzmán in Pobre Diabla (2000), opposite Salvador del Solar and Santiago Magill.

In the cinematic world, Peruvian director Francisco Lombardi convinced her to portray a prostitute called "La Colombiana" in Pantaleón y las Visitadoras (released in English as Captain Pantoja and the Special Services).

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Format Role Notes
1993 La maldición del paraíso TV Series Laura
Crónicas de una generación trágica Mini Series Merceditas Nariño
1995 Sólo una mujer TV Series Carolina Altamirano
Candela TV Series Candelaria Daza
1996 Ilona llega con la lluvia Film Zulema Cartagena Film Festival Award for Best Newcomer
1997 Las Juanas TV Series Juana Valentina Salguero
1998 Luz María TV Series Luz María Camejo
1999 Pantaleón y las visitadoras Film La Colombiana
2000 Pobre diabla TV Series Fiorella Morelli
2001 Leyenda de Fuego Film Cecilia
2002 El destino no tiene favoritos Film María
2003 Sammy y yo Film Mary Viña del Mar Film Festival Award for Best Actress
2004 Il paradiso all'improvviso Film Amaranta/Anna
2005 Love for Rent Film Sofía
Vientos de agua TV Series Mara
Oculto Film Natalia
2006 El muerto Film María
Love in the Time of Cholera Film Widow Nazareth
2007 De paso Short Film Marina
2008 Fuera de lugar TV Series Luz
2009 Privateer Short Film Catherine
2010 Los protegidos TV Series Jimena García Cabrera (2010–present)
2011 Heleno Film Diamantina
2012 Pablo Escobar, El Patrón del Mal TV Series Regina Parejo
2012 Exposados TV Series Vera
2013 A Night in Old Mexico Film Patty Wafers

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
1996 Cartagena Film Festival Best Newcomer Ilona llega con la lluvia Nominated
2004 Viña del Mar Film Festival Best Actress Sammy y yo Won[1]

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