Bibiana Fernández

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Bibiana Fernández
Premios Goya 2018 - Bibiana Fernández.jpg
Fernández in 2018
Born (1954-02-13) 13 February 1954 (age 64)
Tangier, Tangier International Zone
Nationality Spanish
Other names Bibi Andersen
Occupation Actress, singer, model

Bibiana Fernández, also known as Bibí Andersen (Tangier, 13 February 1954) is a Spanish actress, singer, TV presenter and model.

Biography[edit]

She was born as Manuel Fernández Chica and spent her childhood in Málaga. She was assigned male at birth and began hormone treatments as an adult.[1] She completed her sex reassignment surgery in 1991 and changed the name on her national identity card from Manuel to Bibiana in 1994.[2]

After a period of making shows in several of Barcelona's vaudeville locations, she made her debut in movies in Vicente Aranda's film Cambio de Sexo (Sex Change).

After this movie, she became a celebrity all over Spain, making appearances and releasing several hits songs such as "Call Me Lady Champagne" and "Sálvame".[2]

In the 1980s, she began working with film director Pedro Almodóvar and was cast in many of his movies. She also has hosted several television shows and acted in more films.

She was married to Asdrúbal Ametller from 2000 to 2003.[3]

In 2005, she started appearing as a panelist in the talk show Channel Nº4 on Cuatro with Boris Izaguirre and Ana García Siñeriz.

Discography[edit]

  • 1980 - Bibi Andersen (album)
  • 1980 - "Call Me Lady Champagne" (single)
  • 1980 - "Sálvame" (single)
  • 1982 - "Canto" (single)

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Román, Manuel (2017-02-17). "Los hombres de Bibiana Fernández (y el más duro golpe que encajó)". Chic (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-03-01. 
  2. ^ a b "Bibiana Fernández, a olvidar sus problemas económicos cocinando". El Español (in Spanish). Retrieved 2018-03-01. 
  3. ^ "Bibiana Fernández". IMDb. Retrieved 2018-03-01. 

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