Loles León

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Loles León
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León in 2015
Born María Dolores León Rodríguez
(1950-08-01) 1 August 1950 (age 68)
Barcelona, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Occupation Actress
Years active 1984~present

María Dolores León Rodríguez (born 1 August 1950), better known as Loles León, is a Spanish actress.

Career[edit]

León travelled to Madrid to start a career as an actress, where she met Pedro Almodóvar during La Movida Madrileña.[1] She has played in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1987),[2] Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989),[3] The Bilingual Lover (1993),[4] and Libertarias (1996).[5] In 1997, she had her first leading role in Amor de hombre,[6] and played Paloma in Aquí no hay quien viva (2003).[7] In 2016 she playes Menchu in La que se avecina as Yoli's mother.[8]

Selected filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Director Notes
1987 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Pedro Almodóvar
1989 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Pedro Almodóvar
1993 The Bilingual Lover Vicente Aranda
1996 Libertarias Vicente Aranda
1997 Amor de hombre
1998 The Girl of Your Dreams Fernando Trueba
1999 Esa Maldita Costilla Juan José Jusid
2003 Obra maestra David Trueba
2003 Descóngelate
2003 El Cid: The Legend Voice
2004 Implicación Julián Quintanilla
2005 Desde que amanece apetece Antonio del Real
2006 Manuela Marco Castro

Television[edit]

Date Title Role Network Notes
2003–2004 Aquí no hay quien viva Paloma Antena 3 30 episodes
2006 Fuera de control Mariví Televisión Española 13 episodes
2006 Manolo y Benito Corporeision Milagros García Antena 3 10 episodes
2013-2014 Águila Roja Sagrario de Castro Televisión Española 14 episodes
2015 Benidorm Dolores ITV 1 episode
2016- La que se avecina Menchu Telecinco

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
1990 Goya Award Best Supporting Actress Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Nominated
1996 Goya Award Best Supporting Actress Libertarias Nominated
1998 Goya Award Best Supporting Actress The Girl of Your Dreams Nominated
2003 Unión de Actores y Actrices Best Television Main Actress Aquí no hay quien viva Nominated
2003 Fotogramas de Plata Best Television Actress Aquí no hay quien viva Won
2004 Festival de Cine de Girona Best Actress Implicación Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Loles León". Junta de Andalucía (in Spanish). Agencia Andaluza de Instituciones Culturales. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  2. ^ Baciero, César Andrés (25 March 2018). "'Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios' cumple 30 años". El Confidencial (in Spanish). Titania Compañía Editorial, S.L. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Mi secuencia de Almodóvar - Raúl Arévalo". Radio Televisión Española (in Spanish). 4 March 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  4. ^ García, Rocío (25 March 1993). "Aranda retrata con ironía el nacionalismo catalán en 'El amante bilingüe'". El País (in Spanish). Madrid: Prisa. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  5. ^ Campbell, Russell (5 April 2006). Marked Women: Prostitutes and Prostitution in the Cinema. Univ of Wisconsin Press. p. 101. ISBN 9780299212537.
  6. ^ "Amor de hombre". ABC (in Spanish). Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  7. ^ "Loles León es Paloma Cuesta". Atreseries (in Spanish). Madrid: Atresmedia. 4 July 2018. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Loles León se mete en la piel de la madre de Yoli en 'LQSA': "Por mi hija mato"". Telecinco (in Spanish). Mediaset España. 31 October 2016. Retrieved 27 July 2018.

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