Victoria Abril

Victoria Abril

  • Birthday: 1959-07-04
  • Place of birth: Madrid, Spain
  • Also know as: Victoria Mérida Rojas

Biography

Victoria Abril (born Victoria Mérida Rojas; 4 July 1959) is a Spanish film actress and singer. She is best known to international audiences for her performance in the movie ¡Átame! (Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!). Born in Madrid, Abril became widely known in Spain in 1976 when she appeared for two years in the show Un, dos, tres... responda otra vez. Besides working in Spain, she also made films in France, where she resides, Italy, and Iceland. She has been nominated eight times for Goya Awards in the Lead Actress category and has won once. She won the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the 41st Berlin International Film Festival for her role in Amantes. Two years later, she was awarded with the Berlinale Camera at the 43rd Berlin International Film Festival. Victoria Abril performing on stage in 2006. She is also a singer. In 2005, she made her debut with a bossanova-jazz album called PutchEros do Brasil. She also tried to represent Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1979 with "Bang-Bang-Bang", but Betty Missiego was chosen instead.

Filmography

Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!

1990

As Marina Osorio

French Twist

1995

As Loli

101 Reykjavik

2000

As Lola

High Heels

1991

As Rebeca

Mejor que Nunca

2009

As Isabel Romero

School of Seduction

2004

As Sandra Vega

Between Your Legs

1999

As Miranda

Swindled

2004

As Pilar

Cause toujours !

2004

As Jacinthe

Intruso

1993

As Luisa

Barrios altos

1987

As Verónica

Big is Beautiful

2012

As Sophie

Change of Sex

1977

As José María / María José

El juego más divertido

1988

As Ada/Sara

Alone Together

1990

As Gloria

Too Much Heart

1992

As Ana y Clara

Baton Rouge

1988

As Ana Alonzo

Les gens honnêtes vivent en France

2005

As Aurore Langlois

No Trace of Sin

1983

As Maria da Luz / Lucilia

Lovers: A True Story

1991

As Luisa

The Battle of Reefer

1981

As Violeta

Le voyage

1984

As Véronique

Entre paréntesis

1982

As Carmen

El crimen del capitán Sánchez

1985

As María Luisa Sánchez

The Shack

1979

As

La casa del paraíso

1982

As Victoria

Bernarda

2018

As Josefa

Paprika

2018

As

Drôle de genre

2023

As Carla

Kika

1993

As Andrea Caracortada

Walking Vengeance

2008

As Gloria Duque

Don't Tempt Me

2001

As Lola Nevado

A Day at the Museum

2008

As Clara

Casque bleu

1994

As Alicia

Our Tropical Island

2001

As Sabina

Freedomfighters

1996

As Floren

If They Tell You I Fell

1989

As Menchu / Ramona / Aurora Nin

Tiempo de silencio

1986

As Dorita

Lute: Forge On or Die

1987

As Chelo

Ternosecco

1987

As Brigida

Caperucita y Roja

1977

As Caperucita

Doña Perfecta

1977

As Rosario

Ada in the Jungle

1988

As Carmen

Et après?

2002

As

Neon Flesh

2005

As Pura

Wishlist

2020

As Carmen

La Loi de Gloria

2017

As Maître Gloria Mendoza

The Grand Restaurant III

2021

As Une cliente du restaurant

Jimmy Hollywood

1994

As Lorraine de la Pena

48 Hours a Day

2008

As Anna

The Moon in the Gutter

1983

As Bella - la maîtresse possessive de Gérard

Une époque formidable…

1991

As Juliette Berthier

Summer Rain

2006

As Srta. del Casco Cartaginés

Comin' at Ya!

1981

As Abilene

Esposa y amante

1977

As Marisa

The Beehive

1982

As Julita

On the Line

1984

As Engracia

L'Addition

1984

As Patty

Our Father

1985

As Cardenala

After Darkness

1985

As Pascale

The Witching Hour

1985

As Saga

La Guérilléra

1982

As Bárbara Périsson

Born to Win

2016

As Victoria

Robin Hood, Arrow, Beans and Karate

1976

As Lady Anne Birdsley

I Married a Shadow

1983

As Fifo

The 7th Day

2004

As Luciana Fuentes

Les Aristos

2006

As La duchesse Pilar de Malaga i Benidorm

Rouge-gorge

1985

As Marguerite

Nuit d'ivresse

1986

As La compagne de Jugnot

Foul Play

1977

As Lolita - hermana de Pepi

Max My Love

1986

As Maria

Obsesión

1975

As Angelines

Kaena: The Prophecy

2003

As Queen of the Selenites (french voice)

The Great Restaurant

2010

As Une cliente du restaurant

The Maidens' Conspiracy

2006

As The Peaceful Widow

Le Cœur à l'envers

1980

As The hostess

Josephine, Pregnant & Fabulous

2016

As la mère de Gilles

Josephine

2013

As la mère de Gilles

Robin and Marian

1976

As Queen Isabella

Law of Desire

1987

As Girl with Juan (uncredited)

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