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Aitana Sánchez-Gijón

Actress | * 11/05/1968 (50) | Rome, Lazio, Italy
Aitana Sánchez-Gijón (born 5 November 1968 in Rome, Italy) is a Spanish film actress. She was born Aitana Sánchez-Gijón de Angelis in Rome, to father Ángel Sánchez-Gijón Martínez, a history professor, and Italian mother, Fiorella de Angelis, a mathematics professor. She grew up in Spain. Best known for playing dramatic roles in Spain, Sánchez-Gijón first became known internationally for her portrayal of Victoria Aragon, a pregnant and abandoned Mexican-American winegrower's daughter who is helped by travelling salesman Paul Sutton (Keanu Reeves) in A Walk in the Clouds (1995). She has since built a reputation as an international star in films such as Manuel Gomez Pereira's Boca a Boca (1996), Bigas Luna's The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997), Jaime Chávarri's Sus Ojos Se Cerraron (1998), Gabriele Salvatores' adaptation of the Niccolò Ammaniti novel I'm Not Scared (2003) and Brad Anderson's The Machinist (2004). ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Aitana Sánchez-Gijón

MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss

Movies with Aitana Sánchez-Gijón as Actress(42)

as herself2018 Querido Fotogramas
as Elvira2018 Thi Mai
as Doña Jimena2015 Teresa
as Madre de Valeria2014 The Club of the Misunderstood
as Vima2011 Drifters
as Beatriz2011 Maktub
as Blanca Lupino2011 La muerte de Otilia Ruiz
as Rita2009 The Frost
as Nicole2008 Tell Me About Love
as Tánger Soto2007 The Nautical Chart
as Claudia2006 Wounded Animals
as Isabel2006 The Backwoods
as Marie2004 The Machinist
as Anna2003 I'm Not Scared
as Ángela2001 Mi dulce
as Ana2001 Without a Trace
as Duquesa de Alba1999 Volaverunt
as Carmen1999 Jealousy
as Vicky Rivas1997 Love Walked In
as Maria de Loffredo1996 La leyenda de Balthasar el Castrado
as Victoria Aragón1995 A Walk in the Clouds
as Amanda1995 Mouth to Mouth
as Bernadette1993 The Greek Labyrinth
as Klara1993 The Perfect Husband
as Sister Ines1990 The Monk
as Teresa1988 Rowing with the Wind
as Isabel1988 Jarrapellejos
as Luisa Peña1987 Redondela

TV Shows/Series with Aitana Sánchez-Gijón as Actress(4)

as Blanca Soto2017 The Velvet Collection
as Blanca Soto2014 Velvet
as Nuria Acosta2004 Los 80
as Ana Ozores1995 La Regenta

Additional Information

Citizenship: Spain, Italy
Born: 11/05/1968 in Rome (current age: 50)
Zodiac sign: Scorpio (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: Spanish (ES)
Other names for Aitana Sánchez-Gijón (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Aitana Sanchez Gijo"
"Aitana Sanchez Gijon"
"Aitana Sánchez Gijón"
"Aitana Sanchez-Gijon"
"Aitana Sánchez-Gijón de Angelis"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:4315, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/13/2019