Verónica Sánchez

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Verónica Sánchez
Born Verónica Sánchez Calderón
(1977-07-01) 1 July 1977 (age 37)
Seville, Andalusia, Spain
Years active 1996–present

Verónica Sánchez Calderón (born 1 July 1977) is a Spanish actress. She made her debut in theatre in 1996, and came to media attention as Eva Capdevila in the Telecinco series Los Serrano in 2003. Sánchez has since developed a successful film career. So far, she has earned three Goya Award nominations, for Al sur de Granada, Camarón and Gordos, and an ACE Award nomination for Al sur de Granada.

Career[edit]

Sánchez left her studies of Science in order to study Dramatic Art.[1] From 1996 to 2002, she acted in theater. One of her most successful theater shows was Blood Wedding in 2002.

She became famous as Eva Capdevilla in television series Los Serrano in 2003. At Los Serrano filming set, she met Fran Perea, and they dated for three years.[1] In 2003, she also acted in film Al sur de Granada. For this role, she received ACE, Spanish Actors Union and Goya nominations.[2]

In 2005, Sanchez left Los Serrano. She acted in the film Camarón and received Goya nomination.[2] She also acted in 2005 films El Calentito and Los 2 lados de la cama.

In 2006, she was nominated by Cinema Writers Circle Awards for her role in smash film hit Mia Sarah.[2] She also made the appearance in the 1st episode of television series Génesis: en la mente del asesino.

2007 was very successful for her. She portrayed one of the lead roles in Goya nominated film 13 Roses and Zenitram.

Private life[edit]

Sánchez was born Verónica Sánchez Calderón on July 1, 1977 in Seville, Spain.[1]

She dated Spanish singer and actor Fran Perea from 2003 to 2006.[1] When she arrived in Madrid in early 2000s (decade), she lived with her friend, actor Félix Gómez for a while.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 Los Serrano Eva Capdevilla Gómez (TV Series) (2003–05)
Al sur de Granada Juliana Nominated — ACE Award for Best Actress
Nominated — Goya Award for Best New Actress
2004 Mirados Verónica
El año de la garrapata Ana
2005 El Calentito Sara
Camarón La Chispa Nominated — Goya Award for Best Supporting Actress
Los 2 lados de la cama Marta
2006 Génesis: en la mente del asesino Lola Casado (TV Series)
Mia Sarah Marina
2007 Las 13 rosas Julia
Zenitarm Laura Arroyo
2009 Gordos Paula Nominated — Goya Award for Best Supporting Actress
La moneda Guille's mother

Theatre roles[edit]

  • Un espíritu burlón de Noel Coward (1996)
  • Tierra (1997)
  • Lorca e Escena (1998)
  • El Zapatito Mágico (1999)
  • Fin (1999)
  • Don Juan en los ruedos de Salvador Távora (2001)
  • Bodas de sangre (2002)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Project Result
2003 ACE Award Best Actress Al sur de Granada Nominated
Goya Award Best New Actress Nominated
Spanish Actors Union Award Best New Actress Nominated
2005 Goya Award Best Supporting Actress Camarón Nominated
2006 Cinema Writers Circle Award Best Actress Mia Sarah Nominated
2009 Goya Award Best Supporting Actress Gordos Nominated
Spanish Actors Union Award Best Supporting Actress Won

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