Ángela Molina

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Ángela Molina
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Molina in 2007
Born Ángela Molina Tejedor
(1955-10-05) 5 October 1955 (age 62)
Madrid, Spain
Occupation Actress
Years active 1975–present
Children 5

Ángela Molina Tejedor (born 5 October 1955) is a Spanish actress, and a daughter of Antonio Molina, Spanish singer and actor.


Molina studied dance and theater art in the Escuela Superior de Madrid. She rose to international prominence after starring in Luis Buñuel's last film That Obscure Object of Desire.

She has worked with such directors as Luis Buñuel, Ridley Scott, Giuseppe Tornatore, Pedro Almodóvar, Lina Wertmüller, Sergio Castellitto, Jaime de Armiñán, José Luis Borau, Jaime Chávarri and Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón.

In 1985 she became the first foreign actress to win the Italian cinematographic David di Donatello prize. She was awarded the Best Actress prize at the Donostia-San Sebastian International Film Festival in 1987 for her role in Half of Heaven. She was also repeatedly nominated for the Goya Awards (Spanish cinematographic awards).

In 1999, she was the Head of the Jury at the 49th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1999 Juries". berlinale.de. Retrieved 2012-01-28. 

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