Manuela Velasco

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Manuela Velasco
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Manuela Velasco in 2014
Born
Manuela Velasco

(1975-10-23) 23 October 1975 (age 43)
OccupationActress, TV presenter
Years active1983–present
Height5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Partner(s)Rafael Castejón (2008–present)
Parent(s)
  • Manuel Velasco
  • María José Díez
FamilyConcha Velasco (aunt)

Manuela Velasco Díez (born 23 October 1975, Madrid) is a Spanish TV presenter and actress.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Velasco starred in the Spanish horror films REC,[3] REC 2 and REC 4: Apocalypse.[4] In 2007, she won the Goya Award for Best New Actress for her performance in REC.[5]

In 2005 she hosted Cuatrosfera, by Cuatro.[6][7] In 2009, she starred in La chica de ayer, by Antena 3, the Spanish version of Life on Mars.[8]

In 2010 she portrayed Eugenia de Molina, the duchess of Monfragüe in Águila Roja, by TVE.[9] In 2011 she appeared in the TV series Ángel o demonio.[10]

In 2012 she played Ainhoa, the woman who fall in love with Luisma (Paco León) in Aída.[11]

In 2013 she played Cristina Otegui in the TV series Velvet, who is fall in love with Alberto Márquez (Miguel Ángel Silvestre).[12] In 2014 the second season was released.[13] In 2015 the third season was released, where Cristina has his worst moments of his life.[14] The fourth and last season was released in 2016.[15]

In 2016 she played Todo es mentira, theatrical adaption of the homonymous film of 1994, portrayed by Penélope Cruz and Coque Malla.[16]

In 2017 she appeared in the stage play Bajo terapia with Gorka Otxoa, Fele Martínez and Melani Olivares.[17]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

  • Law of Desire (1987) as Ada
  • El juego más divertido (1988) as Ada
  • Comunicación (2001) as Amiga
  • Gente pez (English Title: Fish People) (2001)
  • School Killer (2001) as Patricia
  • Sant'Antonio di Padova (2002)
  • Atraco a las 3… y media (2003)
  • El club de los suicidas (2007) as Andrea
  • REC (2007) as Ángela Vidal
  • Pérez 2 (2008) as Reporter
  • Sangre de mayo (2008)
  • Hienas (2009 TV Series) as Ana
  • REC 2 (2009) as Ángela Vidal
  • El paraíso [27 Mins Short Video] (2010)
  • Amigos (2011) as Miranda
  • REC 4: Apocalypse (2014) as Ángela Vidal

TV series[edit]

  • Traición (2017-presente) as Isabel Fuentes
  • Velvet (2014-2016) as Cristina Otegui
  • Aída (2012-2014) as Ainhoa
  • Ángel o demonio (2011) as Sandra
  • Todos eran mis hijos (2010-2011) as Ann Deever
  • Águila Roja (2010-2011) as Eugenia de Molina
  • Doctor Mateo (2009) as Julia Muniz
  • La chica de ayer (2009) as Ana Valverde
  • El síndrome de Ulises (2007)
  • El comisario (2004)
  • Cuéntame (2003–2005) as Chica Hippie/Lourdes
  • Geminis,venganza de amor (2002) as Beatriz Torres
  • Hospital Central (2000) as Eva
  • Los errores de los otros (2000) as Novia de Sergio
  • Camino de Santiago (1999 TV Mini Series) as Carola
  • A las once en casa (1998–1999 TV Series)
  • Medico de familia (1998)
  • Éste es mi barrio (1996)
  • Encantada de la vida (1993–1994 TV Series)
  • Los desastres de la guerra (1983 TV Series)

Internet productions[edit]

  • Amazing Mask (2009) as Reporter Perdita González
  • Hienas (2009) as Ana

TV presenter[edit]

  • La noche de los Oscar (2010)
  • 23rd Goya Awards (2010)
  • Brainiac (2007–2008)
  • Cuatrosfera (2005–2007)
  • Del 40 al 1 (2003–2005)
  • Los 40 principales (2000–2005)
  • Local de música (1999–2000)

Theater[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manuela Velasco, nueva presentadora del programa musical '40 Pop' de Cuatro". Los 40 (in Spanish). 12 January 2006. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Manuela Velasco". New York Times. Baseline. All Media Guide, LLC. Archived from the original on 14 July 2015. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  3. ^ "REC". New York Times. Baseline. All Media Guide, LLC. Archived from the original on 12 July 2012. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  4. ^ "REC 4: Apocalypse". New York Times. Baseline. All Media Guide, LLC. Archived from the original on 15 March 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  5. ^ Brown, Phil (2 January 2015). Shaw, Jay (ed.). "Q&A: "[REC] 4: APOCALYPSE" Director Jaume Balagueró and Star Manuela Velasco". Fangoria. Archived from the original on 10 February 2018. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  6. ^ Medianoche, Mike (24 April 2015). "Manuela Velasco: "El fin de rodaje de 'La ley del deseo' me causó un traumita"". Sufridores en Casa (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  7. ^ Catalá, Laura (23 October 2015). "Manuela Velasco cumple 40 años: repaso a la vida profesional de la actriz y presentadora". Bekia (in Spanish). Noxvo. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  8. ^ González, María (27 April 2008). "'La chica de ayer', buena adaptación". ¡Vaya Tele! (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 18 October 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  9. ^ "Mónica Cruz y Manuela Velasco se unen a las aventuras de 'Águila Roja'". El Mundo (in Spanish). Nadrid: Unidad Editorial Internet, S.L. 13 May 2010. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  10. ^ "Manuela Velasco aparecerá en Ángel o demonio". El Gato Encerrado (in Spanish). La Coctelera. 20 March 2011. Archived from the original on 20 August 2011. Retrieved 7 September 2018.
  11. ^ "Manuela Velasco se incorpora el domingo al reparto de 'Aída'". Telecinco (in Spanish). Mediaset España. 27 April 2012. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  12. ^ Miguelez, Xabier (14 February 2013). "Manuela Velasco ficha por 'Galerías Vélvet', el nuevo melodrama romántico de Antena 3". Fórmula TV (in Spanish). Noxvo. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  13. ^ Hernández, Paula (21 October 2014). "La inocente Manuela Velasco en 'Velvet' contra la intrépida protagonista de 'REC'". El Diario (in Spanish). Vertele!. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  14. ^ Alfonso, Miguel Ángel (24 September 2015). "Manuela Velasco ha dado un giro al personaje de Cristina en 'Velvet'". Las Provincias (in Spanish). Vocento. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  15. ^ Escalona, Maribel (2016). "Manuela Velasco se ablanda en la cuarta temporada de 'Velvet'". Diez Minutos (in Spanish). Hearst Magazines International. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  16. ^ Martín, Pepi (12 April 2016). "Manuela Velasco y Tamar Novas, enamorados en la versión teatral de 'Todo es mentira'". RTVE (in Spanish). Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  17. ^ "Alcalá bulle". El País (in Spanish). Madrid: PRISA. 26 August 2017. Retrieved 27 August 2017.

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