Paulina Gálvez (actress)

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Paulina Gálvez
Born September 14, 1969
Santiago de Chile, Chile
Occupation Actress

Paulina Gálvez (born September 14, 1969) is a Chilean-Spanish actress. She was born in Santiago to a Chilean mother and a Spanish father, both economists. She was raised in Madrid from the age of eight. Started her artistic career as a Flamenco dancer in several companies in Spain (Carmen Cortes, Zambra) and in films getting the lead role in her first audition for the film Bazar Viena besides Alfredo Landa. After few years busy in films and television Paulina worked in theatre with famous experimental Catalan group Els Joglars, from Barcelona. Since then she has played more than 90 different characters from comedy to drama in theater, films and television with renewed directors and actors such as Carlos Saura, Javier Bardem, Federico Luppi, Jordi Mollà, Ricky Schroder among many others.

In 2000 she played Marta, the Gypsy servant of the American series Queen of Swords for Paramount TV and with Tessie Santiago were the only two actors to appear in all 22 episodes of this TV series filmed at Texas Hollywood, Almeria, Spain. She is currently working in the new series Dueños del paraiso for Telemundo starring Kate del Castillo.

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Arts and Entertainment Critics Awards, Chile

2004 Nominated APES Award Best Actress (Mejor actriz) Sub terra (2003)

Biarritz International Festival of Latin American Cinema

2003 Won Best Actress Sub terra (2003)

Goya Awards

1998 Nominated Goya Best New Actress (Mejor Actriz Revelación) Retrato de mujer con hombre al fondo (1997)

Lleida Latin-American Film Festival

2004 Won Best Actress Sub terra (2003)


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