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Biography #2 (for Io Non Ho Paura)

AITANA SÁNCHEZ-GIJÓN is best known in the United States for her dramatic portrayal of a pregnant and abandoned wine-grower's daughter who is helped by travelling salesman Keanu Reeves in A Walk in the Clouds (1995). Born in Rome of Spanish heritage, Sánchez-Gijón made her professional debut at age 16 in the Spanish television series, Segunda Enseñanza. Since then she has built a reputation as an international star, in films such as Manuel Gomez Pereira's Boca a Boca (Mouth to Mouth,1995), Bigas Luna's La Camarera del Titanic (The Chambermaid on the Titanic, 1997), and Jaime Chavarri's Sus Ojos Se Cerraron (Tangos Are For Two,1997). Since 1998, she has served as President of the Academy of Spanish Cinema.

for "Io Non Ho Paura" updated 01-Jan-2000