Marisa Paredes

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Marisa Paredes
Marisa Paredes 2011.jpg
Marisa Paredes in 2011
Born (1946-04-03) 3 April 1946 (age 68)
Madrid, Spain
Occupation Actress
Years active 1960–present

María Luisa Paredes Bartolomé, (born 3 April 1946 in Madrid), better known in show business as Marisa Paredes, is a Spanish actress.

Biography[edit]

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.

Paredes has appeared only occasionally on Spanish television, usually as herself on some culebron chapter (culebron is a Spanish slang word for telenovela, or soap opera).

Paredes has also participated in 25 award shows in Spain.

She portrayed the leading role of La Peregrina in a television production of Alejandro Casona's La dama del alba.

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 The 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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