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Victoria Abril

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Victoria Abril
Victoria Abril at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival
BornVictoria Mérida Rojas
(1959-07-04) 4 Julie 1959 (age 65)
Madrid, Spain
ThriftActress, Sangster
Years active1974–present
Hauf-marrae(s)Pierre Edelman
Gustavo Laube
Pairtner(s)Gérard de Battista
BairnsMartín de Battista Abril
Félix de Battista Abril
AwairdsSilver Bear for Best Actress
1991 Amantes
Goya Award for Best Actress
1995 Nobody Will Speak of Us When We're Dead

Victoria Abril (born Victoria Mérida Rojas, 4 Julie 1959) is a Spainyie film actress. She is best kent tae internaitional audiences for her performance in the movie ¡Átame! (Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!) bi director Pedro Almodóvar.

Life an career

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Abril wis born in Madrid. She became widely kent in Spain in 1976 when she appeared for twa years in the shaw Un, dos, tres... responda otra vez as secretar, awtho later she haes frequently disawned this wirk an daes no lik tae remember it in interviews. Besides wirkin in Spain, she made films in Fraunce an aw, whaur she resides, Italy an Iceland. She haes been nominatit aicht times for Goya Awards in the Lead Actress category an haes wan ance. She wan the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the 41st Berlin International Film Festival for her role in Amantes.[1] Twa years later, she wis awairdit wi the Berlinale Camera at the 43rd Berlin International Film Festival.[2]

Victoria Abril performin on stage in 2006.

She is a sangster an aw. In 2005, she made her debut wi a bossanova-jazz album cried PutchEros do Brasil. She treed tae represent Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1979 wi "Bang-Bang-Bang", but came thrid wi juist ane pynt in the naitional feenal, luisin tae Betty Missiego.

Personal life

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She haes twa sons (Martín an Félix) wi director Gérard de Battista.

An Argentine rock baund wis ance kent as Victoria Abril, in reference tae the actress, but wis later renamit Victoria Mil for legal raisons.


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  • X Femmes: Pour elle (2009), Saison 2, Episode 2.


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  1. "Berlinale: 1991 Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Archived frae the original on 15 October 2013. Retrieved 21 Mairch 2011.
  2. "Berlinale: 1993 Prize Winners". berlinale.de. Archived frae the original on 15 October 2013. Retrieved 29 Mey 2011.

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