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.
Victoria Abril Facts
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|July 4, 1959 (64)
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