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Short Info

SpouseArnaldo Pipke, Carlos Valsagna
FactGrandmother of Juan Ghione.
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Adriana Barraza is a Mexican actress, director, producer, and voice artist. She is best known for her roles in the films Babel, Thor, and 7th Heaven.

Barraza was born on March 5, 1956 in Toluca, Mexico. Her parents are Silvia and Adolfo Barraza. She has four siblings: Adolfo, Silvia, Antonio, and Sofia. Barraza attended the National Autonomous University of Mexico, where she studied acting.

Barraza’s career began in Mexican telenovelas in the 1980s. She made her film debut in the 1995 film Hasta Morir. She has since appeared in over 50 films, including the Academy Award-winning Babel and the Marvel Studios film Thor. Barraza has also directed and produced several short films.

Barraza’s net worth is estimated to be $5 million. She has been married to actor Alfonso Arau since 1984. The couple has two children: Adolfo and Sofia.

General Info

Full NameAdriana Barraza
Height1.55 m
ProfessionActor, Television Director, Acting Coach
NationalityMexican

Family

SpouseArnaldo Pipke, Carlos Valsagna
ChildrenCarolina Valsagna
ParentsCelia Barraza, Eduardo Carral Barraza
SiblingsMaria Eugenia Barraza, Porfirio Barraza, Jose Barraza, Eduardo Barraza

Accomplishments

AwardsGotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Performance, ALMA Award for Outstanding Actress in a Feature Film, San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble Performance
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress ÔÇô Motion Picture, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, C...
MoviesBabel, Drag Me to Hell, Amores perros, Cake, Thor, From Prada to Nada, And Soon the Darkness, Henry Poole Is Here, The 33, Good Day, Ramon, Burning Palms, Wild Horses, Mariachi Gringo, The Snitch Cartel, Amor en Fin, La Segunda Noche, Night Has Settled, Rage, Todo lo demás, The Secret of the Jade M...
TV ShowsSilvana sin lana, Alguna vez tendremos alas

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Facts

#Fact
1Grandmother of Juan Ghione.
2Ex-mother-in-law of Maximiliano Ghione.
3Daughter, with Carlos Valsagna, Carolina Valsagna.
4Adriana Barraza is the 3rd Mexican born actress to be nominated for an Academy Award. The first was Katy Jurado (1955) and the second one was Salma Hayek (2003).
5Lived with University lecturer Arnaldo Pike in Chihuahua, Mexico since 1974 before marrying him in 2005.
6Moved to Mexico City in 1985 to find work as a theatre director.
7One of 115 people invited to join Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences in 2007.
8Had two heart attacks.
9In 2007, she was one of 10 Mexican Oscar-nominees. The others were Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Guillermo Arriaga, Guillermo del Toro, Alfonso Cuarón, Guillermo Navarro, Emmanuel Lubezki, Eugenio Caballero, and Fernando Cámara.

Pictures

Movies

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Yefon2018announcedJillian Parkman (rumored)
Lost and Found En Cuba2017pre-productionYolanda
Broken Dollpre-productionDorothy Alvarez
Cásate conmigoannounced rumored
QuatremaresTV Series announcedDuramadre
Silvana Sin Lana2016TV SeriesTrinidad 'Trini' Altamirano
The Strain2014-2016TV SeriesGuadalupe Elizalde
Todo lo demás2016Doña Flor
Entrenando a mi papá2015
The 332015Marta Salinas
Due├▒os del Para├şso2015TV SeriesIrene Medrano
Wild Horses2015Mrs. Davis
Cake2014/IISilvana
Night Has Settled2014Aida
Guten Tag, Ram├│n2013Esperanza
Capadocia2012TV SeriesSilvia Islas
El secreto del medall├│n de jade2012Cornelia
Mariachi Gringo2012Magdalena
El cartel de los sapos2011Abuela Isabel
Thor2011Isabela Alvarez
From Prada to Nada2011Aurelia Jimenez
And Soon the Darkness2010Rosamaria
Te presento a Laura2010Conchita
Cerro Bayo2010Marta
Burning Palms2010Louisa Alvarez
Sucedi├│ en un d├şa2010Madre (segment "Demencio y la sirena")
Revoluci├│n2010Chayo
Tres piezas de amor en un fin de semana2009Sof├şa
Drag Me to Hell2009Shaun San Dena
Rage2009/IAnita de Los Angeles
CSI: Miami2008TV SeriesCarmen Delko
Tiempo final2008TV Series
Henry Poole Is Here2008Esperanza Martinez
ER2007TV SeriesDolores Salazar
...Y solo humo2007ShortTo├▒a
Babel2006/IAmelia
Clase 4062003TV SeriesMabel
Mujer, casos de la vida real1985-2003TV SeriesLupe
La segunda noche2001Mama Lulu y Laura
Amores Perros2000Mama Octavio (Octavio's Mother)
Locura de amor2000TV SeriesSoledad Retana
La paloma de Marsella1999
La primera noche1998Mamá de Bruno
Vivo por Elena1998TV SeriesHilda 'La Machin'
Alguna vez tendremos alas1997TV SeriesClara Dom├şnguez
La culpa1996TV SeriesTrabajadora Social
Bajo un mismo rostro1995TV SeriesElvira
La paloma1995TV Series
Imperio de cristal1994TV SeriesFlora
Las cosas simples1993TV Movie

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sacrificio de Mujer2011TV Series
Eva Luna2010TV Series 1 episode
C├│mplices al rescate2002TV Series 3 episodes
Aventuras en el tiempo2001TV Series studio
El manantial2001TV Series 1 episode
Locura de amor2000TV Series 1 episode
Nunca te olvidar├ę1999TV Series 1 episode
Las alas del pez1995TV Movie collaborating director
Mujer, casos de la vida real1985TV Series

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Spanglish2004acting coach
¡Anita, No Te Rajes!2004TV Series acting coach - 1 episode
Prisionera2004TV Series acting coach - 1 episode
C├│mplices al rescate2002TV Series acting coach
El manantial2001TV Series acting coach
Aventuras en el tiempo2001TV Series acting coach
Locura de amor2000TV Series acting coach - 1 episode
So├▒adoras1998TV Series acting coach - 1 episode

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tu desayuno alegre2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Un Reino Sin Fronteras2014TV Movie documentaryHerself
Pura Qu├şmica2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Vivo en Argentina2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition2011TV SeriesHerself
Made in Hollywood2011TV SeriesHerself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2008TV SeriesHerself
Conquistando Hollywood2007TV SeriesHerself
The 79th Annual Academy Awards2007TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Coraz├│n de...2007TV SeriesHerself
The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards2007TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Historias engarzadas2007TV Series documentaryHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Oscar, que empiece el espectáculo2008TV Movie documentaryAmelia (uncredited)
51 premis Sant Jordi de cinematografia2007TV SpecialAmelia

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2015Diosa de PlataDiosa de PlataBest Supporting actressGuten Tag, Ram├│n (2013)
2011Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Supporting Actress/Feature FilmFrom Prada to Nada (2011)
2007ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Actress - Motion PictureBabel (2006)
2007Ensemble Cast AwardPalm Springs International Film FestivalBabel (2006)
2006Gotham Independent Film AwardGotham AwardsBest Ensemble PerformanceBabel (2006)
2006SDFCS AwardSan Diego Film Critics Society AwardsBest Ensemble PerformanceBabel (2006)
2006SFFCC AwardSan Francisco Film Critics CircleBest Supporting ActressBabel (2006)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2010Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsSupporting Actress of the DecadeBabel (2006)
2007OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting RoleBabel (2006)
2007Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureBabel (2006)
2007Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActressBabel (2006)
2007Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest Acting EnsembleBabel (2006)
2007Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsSupporting ActressBabel (2006)
2007Gold Derby AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble CastBabel (2006)
2007Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Supporting Actress - FilmBabel (2006)
2007OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting ActressBabel (2006)
2007OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest Supporting ActressBabel (2006)
2007ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting RoleBabel (2006)
2007ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion PictureBabel (2006)
2007VFCC AwardVancouver Film Critics CircleBest Supporting ActressBabel (2006)
2006EDA AwardAlliance of Women Film JournalistsBest Performance by an Actress or Actor in Support of a Female Protagonist or Female PerspectiveBabel (2006)
2006ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting RoleBabel (2006)
2006ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Cast EnsembleBabel (2006)
2006CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActressBabel (2006)

3rd Place Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2006DFWFCA AwardDallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActressBabel (2006)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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