Ofelia Medina

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Ofelia Medina
Ofelia.jpg
Born (1950-04-04) April 4, 1950 (age 64)
Mérida, Yucatán
Nationality Mexican
Years active 1968-present
Spouse(s) Alex Philips, Jr. (divorced),
[and had a relationship with actor Pedro Armendariz Jr.
Awards Ariel Award (2005)
Website
http://www.ofeliamedina.com/

Ofelia Medina (born April 4, 1950) is a Mexican actress, singer and screenwriter of Mexican films. She was married to film director Alex Philips Jr. and had an affair with actor Pedro Armendáriz Jr..

Biography[edit]

Ofelia Medina was born in Mérida, Yucatán.

Career[edit]

She made her film debut in Mexico in 1968 with the film La paz and in Hollywood with The Big Fix ten years later. In 1977 she played a hunchback in the telenovela Rina. She portrayed Frida Kahlo in Paul Leduc's film about the artist in 1984. In Canada, Medina was nominated for the Genie Award for her work in Diplomatic Immunity in 1991.

Ofelia Madine has also played in various theatres worldwide. Since 2000 Ofelia played Frida Kahlo[1] in the play Cada quien su Frida. In 2007 she came to Denmark, playing in Århus, Copenhagen and Odense at the gallery of Jens Galschiøt.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Currently, she is politically active as a supporter of the indigenous people of southern Mexico.

Awards[edit]

Ariel Award in 2005[edit]

Award nominations[edit]

12th Genie Awards[edit]

Telenovelas[edit]

  • Los Rey (2012)
  • A Corazón Abierto (2012) as Irene de Sánchez
  • Para toda la vida (1996) as Elena
  • La gloria y el infierno (1986) as Inés Arteaga
  • Toda una vida (1981) as Alejandra Pastora
  • Rina (1977) as Rina
  • Paloma (1975) as Paloma
  • La hiena (1973) as Isabel Solís
  • La señora joven (1972) as Susana Ricarte
  • Lucía Sombra (1971) as Lucía Sombra
  • Las máscaras (1971)

TV shows[edit]

  • Mujeres Asesinas: Mónica acorralada (2008) as Beatriz Fernández.

Films[edit]

Cinema of France[edit]

Cinema of the Philippines[edit]

Hollywood[edit]

Cinema of Mexico[edit]

Discography[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Video of Cada quien su Frida on YouTube, posted 12.jan.2012
  2. ^ pictures from the show, posted 12 January 2012