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Victoria Abril

Victoria Abril is a highly respected Spanish film actress. Abril is most known to international audiences for her performance in the movie ¡Átame! (Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!) by director Pedro Almodóvar.

Abril was born in Madrid. 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 is also a singer; in 2005 she released her debut, a bossanova-jazz album called PutchEros do Brasil. She tried to represent Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1979 with Bang-Bang-Bang but came second by just one point in the national final, losing to Betty Missiego with 26 out of a maximum 29.

She has two sons (Martín and Félix) with the Director Gérard de Battista.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2008.

Victoria Abril Facts

Birth NameVictoria Mérida Rojas
BirthdayJuly 4, 1959 (64)
BirthplaceMadrid, Spain
Height5' 2½" (1m59)  How tall is Victoria Abril compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Comin' At Ya!
Robin and Marian
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
High Heels
French Twist
Don't Tempt Me
The Lovers
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