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Adriana Barraza

Television Actress / Actress / Film Actress / Film Director | * 03/05/1956 (63) | Toluca, Estado de Mexico, Mexico
Adriana Barraza (born March 5, 1956) is a Mexican actress, acting teacher, and director. In 1999 director Alejandro González Iñárritu cast her as the mother of Gael García Bernal's character in Amores Perros, which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. In 2006, she recollaboated with Iñárritu in Babel, for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Barraza is known in Mexico as Master Barraza from her partnership with Mexican director Sergio Jiménez, known as El Profe. They created the Actors Workshop in Mexico City, teaching and developing their own version of Method acting. Barraza began her career directing telenovela episodes, the actors in which she would also coach. In the 1990s she decided to step in front of the camera. She currently operates her own acting school located in Miami, Florida titled Adriana Barraza's Black Box. Instructors at the school include her husband Arnaldo and daughter Carolina. ()
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Adriana Barraza (5 de marzo de 1956, Toluca - ) es una actriz mexicana nominada a los Premios de la Academia. Sus dos trabajos más importantes han sido Amores Perros y Babel. Previamente a su nominación al Oscar a la mejor actriz de reparto fue candidata en la misma categoría en los Globos de Oro y Broadcast Film Critics Association Award, y candidata al Premio del Sindicato de Actores como "Mejor actriz de reparto en una película". Es una reconocida maestra de actuación en México, Miami y Colombia. Se destacó en el Taller de Perfeccionamiento Actoral de Televisa; donde, junto al reconocido actor, director, productor, escritor y profesor de actuación: Sergio Jiménez, dio clases por más de una década. Junto a este gran teórico de la actuación compiló y diseñó un método de actuación llamado: Actuación Técnica del cual es co-creadora. (de ahí que en el medio artístico sea conocida como la querida "Maestra Barraza"). Fue actriz en algunas telenovelas y programas; además, directora de telenovelas infantiles de Televisa por muchos años, pero se ha destacado y ha alcanzado su mayor realización como maestra (de actuación, análisis de textos y neutralización de acento) y como actriz internacional de cine. En 2011 fue recortada de la cinta Thor y se entero por una carta del director que le llego a su representante.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Adriana Barraza

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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Movies with Adriana Barraza as Actress(31)

as Abuela Valerie2019 Dora and the Lost City of Gold
as Teresa2019 Coyote Lake
as Abogada2019 Perros
as Maria Beltran2019 Rambo: Last Blood
as Jillian Parkman2015 Yefon
as Mrs. Davis2015 Wild Horses
as Marta2015 The 33
as Aida2014 Night Has Settled
as Silvana2014 Cake
as Esperanza2013 Guten Tag, Ramón
as Magdalena2012 Mariachi Gringo
as La Abuela2012 The Snitch Cartel
as Aurelia Dominguez2011 From Prada to Nada
as Marta2011 Cerro Bayo
as Isabela Alvarez2011 Thor
as Chayo2010 Revolución
as Louisa Alvarez2010 Burning Palms
as Sofía2010 Love on a Weekend
as Conchita2010 Te presento a Laura
as Rosamaria2010 And Soon the Darkness
as Shaun San Dena2009 Drag Me to Hell
as Anita de Los Angeles2009 Rage
as Esperanza2008 Henry Poole Is Here
as Amelia2006 Babel
as Mama Octavio2000 Amores Perros

TV Shows/Series with Adriana Barraza as Actress(5)

as Trini2016 Silvana Sin Lana
as Guadalupe Elizalde2014 The Strain
1994 ER
as Flora1994 Crystal Empire

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Full Name: Adriana Barraza
Citizenship: Mexico
Born: Monday, 03/05 1956 (March) in Toluca (current age: 63 years + 198 days)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Educated at: Autonomous University of Chihuahua
Adriana Barraza frequently works together with these people:
Lydia Woodward (5x, Crew)
R. Scott Gemmill (4x, Crew)
Joe Sachs (4x, Crew)
Neal Baer (4x, Crew)
Sally Potter (4x, Crew)
Lisa Zwerling (4x, Crew)
Robert Duvall (3x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:492947, Added: 10/04/2018, Last updated: 09/11/2019