Clara Lago

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Clara Lago
Clara Lago en los Premios Goya 2017 (cropped).jpg
Clara Lago in 2017 during the 31st Goya Awards
Born
Clara Lago Grau

(1990-03-06) 6 March 1990 (age 29)
OccupationActress
Years active2000–present
Height1.61 m (5 ft 3 12 in)
Partner(s)Dani Rovira (2014–2019)

Clara Lago Grau (born 6 March 1990) is a Spanish actress.

Career[edit]

Born in Torrelodones, near Madrid, Lago made her film debut at the age of 9 with the Spanish film Terca Vida (2000) (she had previously appeared in a Spanish TV series) and in the same year joined the cast of Compañeros (Antena 3).

In 2002 she starred in Carol's Journey, a film directed by Imanol Uribe for which Lago was nominated for a Goya Award for Best New Actress.[1]

She won the award for 'Best New Talent in Spanish Cinema', awarded by L'Oreal in the 2008 56th San Sebastian Film Festival.

Clara won the Shooting Stars Award by the ICAA for the European Film Academy and the Berlin International Film Festival in 2011 for her role in the film The Hidden Face.

In November 2012 she played Eva in Fin, along Maribel Verdú and Daniel Grao.[2]

In 2014, Lago starred in Spanish Affair. The film broke Spanish box-office records, becoming the top-grossing Spanish title of all time with more than $75 million in sales and sitting.[3] Then she portrayed in the stage playLa venus de las pieles, directed by David Serrano de la Peña.[4]

Lago appears in the 2015 film Extinction[5] along with Matthew Fox and Jeffrey Donovan, in an adaptation of Juan de Dios Garduño's bestseller book Y pese a todo.

In 2017 she dubbed Cleopatra in the video game Assassin's Creed: Origins.[6] It is the first time she participated in the dubbing of a video game.[7]

Personal life[edit]

In 2013, Lago began a relationship with her Ocho Apellidos co-star Dani Rovira.[8] The couple officially broke up in 2019 after 5 years of dating.[9] Lago speaks fluent English and Spanish.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Terca vida Bea
2002 Carol's Journey Carol
2004 La vida que te espera Genia
2006 Arena en los bolsillos Elena
2007 El club de los suicidas Laura
2008 El juego del ahorcado Sandra
2010 El mal ajeno Ainhoa
2011 Cousinhood Clara
2011 The Hidden Face Belén
2012 Tengo ganas de ti Gin
2012 The End Eva
2013 Eltern Isabel
2013 ¿Quién mató a Bambi? Mati
2014 Ocho apellidos vascos Amaia Zugasti
2014 Against the Jab Pénelope
2015 Extinction Woman
2015 Ahora o nunca Tatiana
2015 Ocho apellidos catalanes Amaia Zugasti
2016 Al final del túnel Berta
2016 Orbita 9 Helena
2018 The Commuter Eva
2019 Gente que viene y bah Bea

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2000–02 Compañeros Desirée 15 episodes
2000 Manos a la obra Estela 1 episode
2004–07 Hospital Central Candela Rodríguez 23 episodes
2007–08 Los Hombres de Paco Carlota Fernández 19 episodes
2008 LEX Eli Estrada 16 episodes
2010 Las Chicas de Oro Lucía 1 episode
2014 El corazón del océano Ana de Rojas 6 episodes
2016 Web Therapy Inés
2017 The Librarians Estrella 1 episode

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Candidatos a los Premios Goya 2002". El Mundo (in Spanish). Mundinteractivos, S.A. 2002. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  2. ^ "'Fin' gana el 'Méliès de Plata' en el 'Imagine Fantastic Film Fest' de Amsterdam". Antena 3 (in Spanish). Madrid: Atresmedia Corporación de Medios de Comunicación, S.A. 24 June 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  3. ^ ""Spanish Affair" Becomes the Top-Grossing Spanish Title of All Time". Hispanically Yours. 30 April 2014. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  4. ^ Martínez, Edurne (3 May 2014). "La 'vasca' se pasa al teatro". La Rioja (in Spanish). Madrid: Vocento. Retrieved 8 February 2015.
  5. ^ Sneider, Jeff (20 December 2013). "Jeffrey Donovan, Matthew Fox to Star in Post-Apocalyptic Horror Movie 'Welcome to Harmony". The Wrap. Retrieved 10 July 2014.
  6. ^ Soriano, David (14 September 2017). "Clara Lago doblará a Cleopatra en Assassin's Creed Origins". IGN. Ziff Davis, LLC. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  7. ^ Ortigosa, Marta S. (16 September 2017). "Clara Lago pone voz a Cleopatra en 'Assassin's Creed Origins'". Marca (in Spanish). Unidad Editorial Información Deportiva, S.L.U. Retrieved 7 October 2018.
  8. ^ Lázaro, Margarita (22 May 2017). "Clara Lago confiesa cuándo empezó su relación con Dani Rovira". The Huffington Post (in Spanish). España Prisa Noticias S.L.U. Retrieved 27 August 2017.
  9. ^ "Dani Rovira y Clara Lago rompen su relación tras cinco años de noviazgo". ABC (in Spanish). Vocento. 23 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.

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