Mimí Lazo

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Mimí Lazo
Born Ana María Lazo
(1954-11-23) November 23, 1954 (age 62)
Caracas, Venezuela
Occupation Actress, Producer
Spouse(s) Luis Fernández
Website http://www.mimilazo.com.ve

Ana María Lazo, commonly known as Mimí Lazo, (born November 23, 1954 in Caracas) is a Venezuelan film, television and theatrical actress and producer. Her most notable role was in the 1996 monologue El Aplauso Va Por Dentro in which she toured all throughout South America and Europe.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Mimí began her acting in the workshops of well known stage directors of Caracas in the mid-1970s. Later she received scholarships to study Scenic Arts in Italy and attended acting classes in the Actors Studio of New York.

Career[edit]

She began her acting career in the Venezuelan theatre performing adaptations of plays by William Shakespeare, such as Twelfth Night, Arthur Miller's A View from the Bridge, among others.

In 1979 she made her debut in the Venezuelan cinema with the film El Pez que Fuma, produced by the long time filmmaker Roman Chalbaud, and her first appearance on national television with the popular telenovela Carolina. It wasn't until the year 2000 where she made her debut in the international cinema with the independent film Just for the Time Being alongside Eva Herzigová and Patrick O'Neil.

She has received numerous awards in film festival and theater awards both in her native country and abroad. In 1995 she was among the successful Latin American actresses by Variety magazine, and Style magazine considers her one of the best actresses in Latin America alongside Salma Hayek and María Conchita Alonso.

Personal life[edit]

Mimí is currently married to Venezuelan actor Luis Fernández. Her daughter, Sindy Lazo, is also an actress.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1977 El pez que fuma
1986 Una noche oriental Leonor Montes
1991 Terra Nova Noemi
1992 Máscaro: el cazador americano
1992 Los platos del diablo Sindia Santos
1998 Golpe de estadio Samara
2000 Just for the Time Being Carmen
2000 Borrón y cuenta nueva Sindia Santos
2002 Asesinato en lunes de carnaval Florencia
2004 Perder es cuestión de método Susan Caviedes
2005 El caracazo
2006 Mi vida por Sharon, ¿o qué te pasa a ti?
2007 Tómalo suave María Television film
2007 El café de Lupe Marilyn Short film
2014 Liz en Septiembre Dolores

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1976 Carolina Nurbia Television debut
1984 La salvaje
1986 Amor prohibido Elvira
1987 Mi nombre es amor Alejandra
1990 De mujeres Antonieta
1995 El desafío Ana Luisa
1997 Contra viento y marea Ana Luisa
1998-1997 El país de las mujeres Herself Uncredited
1999 Toda mujer Celia Martínez
2000 Angélica pecado Herself
2001 Guerra de mujeres Brigitte Castro de Boni
2002 Géminis, venganza de amor Emperatriz 7 episodes
2002 Las González Azucena
2002 Mi gorda bella Eva Lanz de Villanueva
2003 La invasora Inés Guerra
2006-2007 Voltea pa' que te enamores Gladis López Co-lead role
2008 ¿Vieja yo? Margot Batalla Lead role
2013 Los secretos de Lucía Ayra Mesutti
2014 Corazón esmeralda Federica del Rosario Pérez Lead antagonist; 138 episodes
2016 Para verte mejor

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