Carmen Sevilla

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Excelentísima Señora Doña
Carmen Sevilla
MML
Carmen Sevilla 1948.png
Carmen Sevilla in 1948
BornMaría del Carmen García Galisteo
(1930-10-16) 16 October 1930 (age 88)
Seville, Spain
OccupationActress, singer, television presenter
Years active(1947–2010)
Spouse(s)Augusto Algueró (1961-1974)
Vicente Patuel (1985-2000)

María del Carmen García Galisteo MML (born 16 October 1930) known professionally as Carmen Sevilla is a retired popular Spanish actress, singer and television presenter. Her film roles include Academy Award nominee Vengeance, Searching for Monica (1962) and the 1956 French film Don Juan.[1]

Early life[edit]

Carmen Sevilla was born in Seville.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Sevilla made her film début in 1948 in Jalisco Sings in Seville, She joy great famous in the make The Troublemaker with Tony Leblanc. She played Mary Magdalene in Nicholas Ray's King of Kings.

In 1972, she played Octavia in the English-language film Antony and Cleopatra, She also appeared in La Cera Virgen (1972), Nadie oyó gritar (1973), and Beatriz (1976). She received a Círculo de Escritores Cinematográficos (Cinema Writers Circle) lifetime award in 2004.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

In 2012, she was announced to be in a "very advanced stage" of Alzheimer's disease.[2] In 2015 it was reported that she no longer recognized her home.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]

Honours[edit]

  • Gold Medal of Merit in Labour (Kingdom of Spain, 7 December 2001).[4]
  • Gold Medal of Merit in Fine Arts (Kingdom of Spain, 19 December 2003).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carmen Sevilla profile". Andalucia.com. Archived from the original on 13 November 2017. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Carmen Sevilla sufre un alzheimer muy avanzado". Telecinco. Mediaset España. 19 July 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Carmen Sevilla cumple 85 años en una residencia y sin apenas reconocer a los suyos". 20 Minutos (in Spanish). 16 October 2015. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  4. ^ Aparicio Pérez, Juan Carlos; R., Juan Carlos (7 December 2001). "REAL DECRETO 1399/2001, de 7 de diciembre, por el que se concede la Medalla al Mérito en el Trabajo, en su categoría de Oro, a doña Carmen García Galisteo" (PDF). Boletín Oficial del Estado (in Spanish) (294): 45759. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
  5. ^ del Castillo Vera, Pilar; R., Juan Carlos (19 December 2003). "REAL DECRETO 1774/2003, de 19 de diciembre, por el que se concede la Medalla al Mérito en las Bellas Artes, en su categoría de oro, a doña Carmen García Galisteo" (PDF). Boletín Oficial del Estado (in Spanish) (304): 45377. Retrieved 29 August 2018.

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