Ofelia Medina

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Ofelia Medina
Born(1950-04-04) April 4, 1950 (age 62)
Mérida, Yucatán
NationalityMexican
Years active1968-present
Spouse(s)Alex Philips, Jr. (divorced),
Pedro Armendáriz Jr. (?-2011);
(his death)
AwardsAriel Award (2005)
Website
http://www.ofeliamedina.com/
 
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Ofelia Medina
Born(1950-04-04) April 4, 1950 (age 62)
Mérida, Yucatán
NationalityMexican
Years active1968-present
Spouse(s)Alex Philips, Jr. (divorced),
Pedro Armendáriz Jr. (?-2011);
(his death)
AwardsAriel Award (2005)
Website
http://www.ofeliamedina.com/

Ofelia Medina (born March 4, 1950) is a Mexican actress, singer and screenwriter of Mexican films. She was married to film director Alex Philips Jr. and actor Pedro Armendáriz Jr..

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Biography

Ofelia Medina was born in Mérida, Yucatán.

Career

She made her film debut in Mexico in 1968 with the film La paz and in Hollywood with The Big Fix ten years later. In 1977 she played a hunchback in the telenovela Rina. She portrayed Frida Kahlo in Paul Leduc's film about the artist in 1984. In Canada, Medina was nominated for the Genie Award for her work in Diplomatic Immunity in 1991.

Ofelia Madine has also played in varios theatres world wide. since 2000 Ofelia played Frida Kahlo[1] in the play ”Cada quien su Frida”. In 2007 she came to Denmark, playing in Århus, københavn and odense at the gallery of Jens Galschiøt.[2]

Personal life

Currently, she is politically active as a supporter of the indigenous people of southern Mexico.

Awards

Ariel Award in 2005

Award nominations

12th Genie Awards

Telenovelas

TV shows

Films

Cinema of France

Cinema of the Philippines

Hollywood

Cinema of Mexico

Discography

See also

External links

References

  1. ^ vidio of Cada quien su Frida., posted 12.jan.2012
  2. ^ pictures from the show, posted the 12.jan 2012