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.

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.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 90

Birthday 1959-07-04

Place of Birth Madrid, Spain

Official Site http://www.victoria-abril.com/

Also Known As

  • Victoria Mérida Rojas
  • 빅토리아 아브릴

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Born to Win as Victoria
2016 Josephine, Pregnant & Fabulous as Mère de Gilles
2014 Sin Identidad(9 episodes) as Fernanda Duque
2013 Josephine as La mère de Gilles
2012 The Woman Who Brushed Off Her Tears as Helena
2012 Big is Beautiful as Sophie
2011 Tony's Revenge(8 episodes) as Olga
2010 Clem(45 episodes) as Caroline "Caro" Boissier
2009 Mejor que Nunca as Isabel Romero
2008 Musée haut, musée bas as Clara
2008 Walking Vengeance as Gloria Duque
2008 Leur morale... et la nôtre as Muriel
2008 48 Hours a Day as Anna
2008 Oscar. The color of destiny
2007 Sexo en el plató as Mariana / Marina Osorio / Luisa / Rebeca / Luisa / Miranda (archive footage)
2006 Summer Rain as Srta. del Casco Cartaginés
2006 Hecuba, un sueño de pasión as Herself
2006 Les aristos as Duquessa Pilar de Malaga I Benidorm
2006 The Maidens' Conspiracy as Viuda Reposada
2005 Les gens honnêtes vivent en France as Aurore Langlois
2004 School of Seduction as Sandra Vega
2004 Cause toujours! as Jacinthe
2004 Swindled as Pilar
2004 The 7th Day as Luciana
2004 The 7th Day as Luciana Fuentes
2002 Et après?
2001 Don't Tempt Me as Lola Nevado
2001 Our Tropical Island
2000 101 Reykjavik as Lola
1999 El Club de la Comedia(1 episode) as Monologuista
1999 My Father, My Mother, My Brothers and My Sisters as Anne
1999 Between Your Legs as Miranda
1997 La Femme du Cosmonaute
1996 Freedomfighters as Floren
1995 Nobody Will Speak of Us When We're Dead as Gloria Duque
1995 French Twist as Loli
1994 Casque bleu as Alicia
1994 Jimmy Hollywood as Lorraine de la Pena
1993 Kika as Andrea Caracortada
1993 Intruso as Luisa
1992 Demasiado corazón
1991 High Heels as Rebeca
1991 Une Époque Formidable… as Juliette
1991 Lovers as Luisa
1990 Alone together
1990 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! as Marina Osorio
1989 If They Tell You I Fell as Menchu / Ramona / Aurora Nin
1988 Sans peur et sans reproche as Jeanne
1988 Baton Rouge as Ana Alonzo
1988 Ada in the Jungle as Carmen
1988 El placer de matar
1988 El juego más divertido as Ada/Sara
1987 Barrios Altos as Verónica
1987 Lute: Forge On or Die as Chelo
1987 Ternosecco
1986 Max My Love as Maria
1986 Nuit d'ivresse as La compagne de Jugnot
1986 Tiempo de silencio as Dorita
1985 The Witching Hour
1985 Our Father as Cardenala
1985 La huella del crimen: El crimen del Capitán Sánchez as María Luisa Sánchez
1985 Rouge-Gorge
1985 After Darkness as Pascale
1984 Downstream as Engracia
1984 The Most Beautiful Night as Elena
1984 Le voyage
1984 L'addition as Patty
1984 Las bicicletas son para el verano as Manolita
1983 The Moon in the Gutter as Bella - la maîtresse possessive de Gérard
1983 I Married a Shadow as Fifo
1983 Sem Sombra de Pecado as Maria da Luz / Lucilia
1982 La guérilléra
1982 The Beehive as Julita
1982 Asesinato en el Comité Central as Carmela
1982 Entre paréntesis as Carmen
1982 La casa del paraíso as Victoria
1981 The Battle of Reefer as Violeta
1981 Comin' at Ya! as Abilene
1980 Mieux vaut être riche et bien portant que fauché et mal foutu as Mercedes
1980 Mater amatísima
1980 Le coeur à l'envers
1980 La muchacha de las bragas de oro as Mariana
1979 The Shack
1977 Doña Perfecta as Rosario
1977 Esposa y amante as Marisa
1977 I Want to Be a Woman as José María / María José
1977 Foul Play as Lolita - hermana de Pepi
1977 Caperucita y Roja as Caperucita
1976 Storia di arcieri, pugni e occhi neri as Lady Anne Birdsley
1976 Robin and Marian as Queen Isabella
1975 Obsesión as Angelines

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