|Born||María Paz Bascuñán Aylwin
June 2, 1975
Santiago de Chile, Chile
|Alma mater||Pontifical Catholic University of Chile|
|Spouse(s)||Miguel Asensio (2008-present)|
María Paz Bascuñán Aylwin (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpas βaskuˈɲan], 2 June 1975), commonly known as Paz Bascuñán, is a Chilean theatre, film and television actress. Daughter of politicians, and grand–daughter of Chile's former president Patricio Aylwin, and has more than two descent, being recognized in 2002 his Basque descent.
She studied theater in Universidad Católica de Chile and made her debut in Cerro Alegre from canal 13 (1999). In 2001, she made an appearance in the Soap Opera Piel Canela(2001) from canal 13 together with the protagonist Benjamin Vicuña.
In 2003, she switched to TVN, with the Soap Opera Puertas Adentro (2004) she took the role of the daughter of a businessman, Javiera Martinez, who falls in love with a normal guy Jonathan Cárdenas (Ricardo Fernández) and she becomes pregnant, Los Pincheira (2004), Los Capo (2005), Cómplices (2006) Corazón de María (2007) and more recently on Viuda Alegre (2008).
In theater she became famous with the show Esa relación tan delicada (2002–2005) from the French author Loleh Bellón.
Her cinema appearances have been: Pretendiendo (2006) directed by Claudio Dabed, Santos (2007) directed by Nicolás López and Normal con Alas (2007) directed by Coca Gómez.
- 1999 – Cerro Alegre (Canal 13) - Heidi Astudillo
- 2001 – Piel Canela (Canal 13) - Marcela Moreno
- 2003 – Puertas Adentro (TVN) - Javiera Martínez
- 2004 – Los Pincheira (TVN) - Trinidad Molina
- 2005 – Los Capo (TVN) - Millarhaü
- 2006 – Cómplices (TVN) - Francisca Durán
- 2007 – Corazón de María (TVN) - Yasna Ceballos
- 2008 – Viuda Alegre (TVN)- Sofia Valdevenito
- 2009 - Los exitosos Pells (Chile) (TVN) - Daniela Caminero
- 2010 - Martín Rivas (TVN) - Mercedes Rivas
- 2012/2014 - Soltera Otra Vez (Canal 13) - Cristina Moreno
- 2016/2017 - Preciosas (Canal 13) - Frida
- 2006 – Pretendiendo - Fernanda
- 2007 – Santos - Presentadora telediario
- 2007 – Normal con Alas - Pascuala Cortazar
- 2010 – Que pena tu vida - Mariana Vargas
- 2016 – Sin Filtro - Pía Vargas
Series, miniseries and TV
- 2004 – Loco Por Ti (TVN)
- 2004 – La Vida es una Lotería (TVN) - Mechita
- 2009 - Una pareja dispareja (TVN) - Cassandra
- "Nace Leonor hija de Paz Bascuñán". La Segunda.com. La Segunda. Retrieved 21 August 2012.
- "Radio Cooperativa – Condecoración vasca en Chile". Cooperativa.cl. Radio Cooperativa. Retrieved 22 August 2012.