Laia Marull

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This is a Catalan name. The first family name is Marull and the second is Quintana.
Laia Marull
Laia Marull.jpg
Born Laia Marull Quintana
(1973-01-04) 4 January 1973 (age 41)
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994–present

Laia Marull Quintana (born 4 January 1973) is a Spanish actress. She has won three Goya AwardsBest New Actress for Fugitives (2000), Best Actress for Take My Eyes (2003), and Best Supporting Actress for Black Bread (2010). She was also nominated for European Film Award for Best Actress for Take My Eyes.

Marull is known for her work on film, television and stage,[1][2] and has performed in Spanish, Catalan and French.

Personal life[edit]

Marull was born as Laia Marull Quintana on 4 January 1973 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. She began her career in an amateurish theatre.[2] Marull is fluent in Spanish, Catalan and French, and has performed in all these languages.

Marull is good friends with Canadian actress Sandra Oh.[3] She stated she would like to work with Spanish actor Javier Bardem, who had won five Goya Awards and an Academy Award.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Title Year Format Role Notes
After Hours 1994 Short Film Laia A deshoras
The Journey 1994 Short Film Girl El viaje
The Station Link 1994 TV Series Esther Valls Canales (1994–98) Estació d'enllaç
Sentimental Reasons 1996 Film Tiffani Razones sentimentales
Internal Affair 1996 Film Teresa Asunto interno
The First Game 1997 TV Film Núria Primera jugada
New Fiction 1997 TV Series Lola Nova ficció
I Like to See Them Watch Themselves 1998 Short Film Nerea Me gusta verlos mirarse
Mensaka 1998 Film Bea Nominated—Butaca Award for Best Catalan Actress
Pirate 1998 TV Film Àfrica Pirata
Lisbon 1999 Film Verónica Lisboa
Cain's Shadow 1999 Film Patricia La sombra de Caín
Don't Cry Germaine 2000 Film Catalina Pleure pas Germaine
Café Olé 2000 Film Alicia Delgado
Arian's Journey 2000 Film Isabel Ulloa El viaje de Arián
Fugitives 2000 Film Tony Fugitivas
Goya Award for Best New Actress
Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival Award for Best Actress
Take My Eyes 2003 Film Pilar Te doy mis ojos
ADIRCAE Award for Best Actress
Cinema Writers Cirlce Award for Best Actress
Fotogramas de Plata for Best Film Actress
Goya Award for Best Actress
San Sebastián International Film Festival Award for Best Actress
Sant Jordi Award for Best Actress
Turia Award for Best Actress
Nominated—ACE Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Butaca Award for Best Actress
Nominated—European Film Award for Best Actress
Voices in the Night 2003 Film Elisa Las voces de la noche
Hidden 2005 Film Beatriz Oculto
El Greco 2007 Film Jerónima de las Cuevas
Pretexts 2007 Film Eva Pretextos
9 2009 Short Film Mari Ángeles
The Valdemar Legacy 2010 Film Leonor Valdemar La herencia Valdemar
Black Bread 2010 Film Pauleta Pa negre
Goya Award for Best Supporting Actress
The Valdemar Legacy II: The Forbidden Shadow 2010 Film Leonor Valdemar La herencia Valdemar II: La sombra prohibida
Ermessenda 2011 Mini Series Ermessenda
The Waves 2011 Film Blanca (Post–production) Las olas

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Year Category Nominated Work Result
ACE Awards 2005 Best Actress Take My Eyes Nominated
ADIRCAE Awards 2004 Best Performance in a Leading Role Take My Eyes Won
Butaca Awards 1998 Best Catalan Film Actress Mensaka Nominated
2004 Best Catalan Film Actress Take My Eyes Nominated
Cinema Writers Circle Awards 2004 Best Actress Take My Eyes Won
European Film Awards 2004 Best Actress Take My Eyes Nominated
Fotogramas de Plata 2004 Best Film Actress Take My Eyes Won
Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival 2001 Best Actress Fugitives Won
Goya Awards 2001 Best New Actress Fugitives Won
2004 Best Actress Take My Eyes Won
2011 Best Supporting Actress Black Bread Won
San Sebastián International Film Festival 2004 Best Actress Take My Eyes Won
Sant Jordi Awards 2004 Best Spanish Actress Take My Eyes Won
Turia Awards 2004 Best Actress Take My Eyes Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Laia Marull protagoniza en el teatro Español el estreno de "Nina", de José Ramón Fernández". ABC (in Spanish) (Julio Bravo). 31 May 2006. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Me siento como un emigrante, ni soy actriz de cine ni de teatro". El Cultural (in Spanish) (Liz Perales). 22 May 2009. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Biography for Laia Marull". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Laia Marull". Encuentro Digital (in Spanish). 1 February 2011. Retrieved 26 June 2011. 

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