Marisa Paredes in 2011
3 April 1946 |
Paredes began acting in 1960 film, 091 Policia al Habla (091, Police Speaking!) She became a teen idol across Spain after that movie. In 1975, she and Raphael collaborated in a cartoon film about Raphael, titled Rafael en Rapahel. Paredes has participated in 73 films and television series.
She has appeared in several acclaimed films, including Tras el cristal (1986) by Agustí Villaronga, Dark Habits (1983), High Heels (1991), The Flower of My Secret (1995), All About My Mother (1999) and The Skin I Live In (2011) (all by Pedro Almodóvar), Roberto Benigni's Life Is Beautiful (1998) and Guillermo del Toro's Devil's Backbone (2001).
In 1996, she was given the National Film Award by the Spanish Ministry of Culture.
In 2007, she appeared in the short movie El camino de Ana.
From 2000 to 2003 she was the president of the Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España.
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