María Valverde

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Valverde and the second or maternal family name is Rodríguez.
María Valverde
María Valverde - Seminci 2012 (1).jpg
María Valverde in 2012
Born María Valverde Rodríguez
(1987-03-24) 24 March 1987 (age 27)
Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain
Occupation Actress
Years active 2003–present
Partner(s) Mario Casas (2009–2014)
Website
www.mariavalverde.net

María Valverde Rodríguez (born in Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain on 24 March 1987) is a Spanish actress.

Career[edit]

She was born in Carabanchel, Madrid. At the age of 16 she starred in The Weakness of the Bolshevik, for which she won the 2003 Goya Award for Best New Actress.

She has also taken part in several films, such as Melissa P., a film based on the polemic book One Hundred Strokes of the Brush Before Bed by Melissa Panarello, as well as co-starring with Eva Green in the 2009 independent British drama film Cracks, produced by Ridley Scott and directed by his daughter, Jordan Scott.

In 2013, she will play the lead in the drama Broken Horses, co-starring with Anton Yelchin, also she is filming 400 Boys, which is due to release in mid-2013.

Valverde appears in the 2014 film Exodus: Gods and Kings, directed by Ridley Scott, alongside Hollywood names Christian Bale, Sigourney Weaver, and Ben Kingsley, among others.[1]

Personal life[edit]

In 2009, Valverde began dating fellow actor Mario Casas to coincide in the filming of the movie La mula (Mule), which wasn't released until May 2013 due to various problems.[2] After months of speculations, Mario's sister Sheila announced on September 11, 2014 that Mario Casas and María Valverde split up a few months ago, after five years of dating.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2003 The Weakness of the Bolshevik María La flaqueza del bolchevique
Goya Award for Best New Actress
2003 Cuando nadie nos mira Anna Short film
2004 Body Confusion Cuca Fuera del cuerpo
2005 Vorvik Sofía
2005 Melissa P. Melissa Panarello
2006 The Borgia Lucrecia Borgia Los Borgia
2006 Válido para un baile Short film
2007 Las lágrimas del cisne Short film
2007 Thieves Sara Ladrones
2007 The King of the Mountain Bea El rey de la montaña
2007 Las lágrimas del cisne Short film
2007 The Sandman Lola El hombre de arena
2008 The Anarchist's Wife Manuela La mujer del anarquista
2009 Cracks Fiamma Corona
2010 Three Steps Above Heaven Babi Tres metros sobre el cielo
2011 Madrid, 1987 Ángela
2012 La fuga Anna Serra TV series (12 episodes)
2012 A puerta fría Inés
2012 I Want You Babi Tengo ganas de ti
2013 Hermanos Virginia TV series
2013 The Mule Conchi La mula
2013 Libertador Maria Theresa Bolivar Post-production
2013 Broken Horses Vittoria Completed
2013 400 Boys Paiva
2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings Zipporah Filming
2014 A lonely sun story Short film
2014 La Carga Elisa

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