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Aitana Sánchez-Gijón (born 5 November 1968 in Rome, Italy) is a Spanish-Italian film actress.

Best known for playing dramatic roles in Spain, Sánchez-Gijón is known in the United States for her portrayal of Victoria Aragon, a pregnant and abandoned Mexican-American winegrower's daughter who is helped by travelling salesman Paul Sutton (Keanu Reeves) in A Walk in the Clouds (1995). She has since built a reputation as an international star in films such as Manuel Gomez Pereira's Boca a Boca (1996), Bigas Luna's The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997), Jaime Chavarri's Sus Ojos Se Cerraron (1998), Gabriele Salvatores' adaptation of the Niccolò Ammaniti novel I'm not scared (2003) and Brad Anderson's The Machinist (2004).

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Aitana Sánchez-Gijón (born 5 November 1968 in Rome, Italy) is a Spanish-Italian film actress.

Best known for playing dramatic roles in Spain, Sánchez-Gijón is known in the United States for her portrayal of Victoria Aragon, a pregnant and abandoned Mexican-American winegrower's daughter who is helped by travelling salesman Paul Sutton (Keanu Reeves) in A Walk in the Clouds (1995). She has since built a reputation as an international star in films such as Manuel Gomez Pereira's Boca a Boca (1996), Bigas Luna's The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997), Jaime Chavarri's Sus Ojos Se Cerraron (1998), Gabriele Salvatores' adaptation of the Niccolò Ammaniti novel I'm not scared (2003) and Brad Anderson's The Machinist (2004).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 51

Birthday 1968-11-05

Place of Birth Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Also Known As

  • Aitana Sanchez Gijo
  • Aitana Sanchez Gijon
  • Aitana Sánchez Gijón
  • Aitana Sanchez-Gijon
  • Aitana Sánchez-Gijón de Angelis

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Volcánica
2018 Querido Fotogramas as Herself
2018 Thi Mai as Elvira
2017 The Velvet Collection (20 episodes) as Blanca Soto
2015 Teresa as Doña Jimena
2015 Disco Inferno
2014 The Club of the Misunderstood as Madre de Valeria
2014 Velvet (55 episodes) as Blanca Soto
2011 Maktub as Beatriz
2011 Drifters as Vima
2011 La muerte de Otilia Ruiz as Blanca Lupino
2010 The Widow from Valencia as Leonarda
2009 The Frost as Rita
2008 Tell Me About Love as Nicole
2007 Oviedo Express as Mariola Mayo
2007 The Nautical Chart as Tánger Soto
2006 The Backwoods as Isabel
2006 El genio tranquilo
2006 Wounded Animals as Claudia
2004 Los 80 (6 episodes) as Nuria Acosta
2004 The Whore and the Whale as Vera
2004 The Machinist as Marie
2003 I'm Not Scared as Anna
2001 Hombres felices
2001 Mi dulce as Ángela
2001 Without a Trace as Ana
1999 Volaverunt as Duquesa de Alba
1999 Jealousy as Carmen
1999 Yerma
1998 Tangos Are for Two
1997 The Chambermaid on the Titanic as Marie
1997 Love Walked In as Vicky Rivas
1996 La leyenda de Balthasar el Castrado as Maria de Loffredo
1995 Mouth to Mouth as Amanda
1995 La Ley de la frontera as Bárbara Miller Molina
1995 A Walk in the Clouds as Victoria Aragón
1995 La Regenta (3 episodes) as Ana Ozores
1993 The Perfect Husband as Klara
1993 The Bird of Happiness as Nani
1993 The Greek Labyrinth as Bernadette
1992 Deseo Oculto
1992 Havanera 1820
1991 La huella del crimen 2: El crimen de Perpignan as Yvette Romero
1990 The Monk as Sister Ines
1989 The Sea and the Weather as Mer
1989 Going Down in Morocco as Elena
1988 No hagas planes con marga as Charo
1988 Jarrapellejos as Isabel
1988 Rowing with the Wind as Teresa
1987 Redondela as Luisa Peña
1986 Romanza final (Gayarre) as Alicia

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