Goya Toledo

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Goya Toledo
Goya Toledo - 01.jpg
Born Gregoria Micaela Toledo Machín
(1969-09-24) 24 September 1969 (age 44)
Arrecife, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain
Education Cristina Rota School of Dramatic Arts
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1993–present
Partner(s) Olivier Martinez (2007–2010)

Gregoria Micaela Toledo Machín[1] (born 24 September 1969 in Arrecife, Lanzarote), professionally known as Goya Toledo, is a Spanish actress and model. She has appeared in Amores Perros, Killing Words and 13 Roses.

Before venturing into acting, Toledo had worked as a model. She made her debut in 1993, and has since performed in Spanish, Italian and German productions. At the 13th Goya Awards, Toledo was nominated for Best New Actress for her performance in Mararía. In 2003, at the 53rd Berlin International Film Festival, she was one of several young European actors that were presented Shooting Stars Award by the European Film Promotion.

Personal life[edit]

Toledo is a close friend of Spanish actress Penélope Cruz,[2] whom she met while studying acting in the school of Cristina Rota.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Title Original Title Year Role Notes
The Thieves Go to the Office Los ladrones van a la oficina 1993 Unknown (TV) 1993–94; 6 episodes
Delighted by Life Encantada de la vida 1994 Unknown (TV) 1 episode
Brothers by Milk Hermanos de leche 1994 Unknown (TV) 1994–96
Everyone Abroad Todos a bordo 1995 Unknown (TV Film)
Tell Laura that I Love You Dile a Laure que la quiero 1996 Eva
Diary of a Violated Love Diario de un amor violado 1996 Sonia
Beyond the Garden Más allá del jardín 1997 Teresa
Mararía Mararía 1998 Mararía
Amores Perros Amores perros 2000 Valeria
The Stranger Die Fremde 2000 Mercedes
Box 507 La caja 507 2002 Mónica Vega
Knots Nudos 2003 Silvia
Killing Words Palabras encadenadas 2003 Laura
Stork Day È già ieri 2004 Rita
Body Confusion Fuera del cuerpo 2004 Bárbara / Julia
Dancing Chachacha Bailando chachacha 2005 Alicia
Somne Somne 2005 Andrea
Films to Keep You Awake: A Real Friend Películas para no dormir: Adivina quién soy 2006 Angela (TV Film)
The Countess of Castiglione La contessa di Castiglione 2006 Eugénie de Montijo (TV Film)
The Last of the Just El último justo 2007 Victoria
13 Roses Las 13 rosas 2007 Carmen Castro
Rivals Rivales 2008 Maribel
Rated R Rated R 2008 Lina Mora
Sandrine in the Train Sandrine nella pioggia 2008 Giuliana
Accused Acusados 2009 Beatriz Montero (TV) 13 episodes
Plans for Tomorrow Planes para mañana 2010 Inés
Paco's Men Los hombres de Paco 2010 Reyes (TV) 13 episodes
Friends... Amigos... 2011 Carolina
Maktub Maktub 2011 Mari Luz

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Year Category Nominated Work Result
Goya Awards 1998 Best New Actress Mararía Nominated
European Film Promotion Shooting Stars Awards 2003 Shooting Star Won
GQ Magazine Awards 2009 Best Actress Accused Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Full name (Spanish)
  2. ^ Rubio, Miriam (10 May 2010). "Goya Toledo: "Yo no hablo de mi vida ni de la de nadie"". El Confidencial (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Graduados ilustres". Escuela de Interpretación Cristina Rota (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 December 2011. 

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