Carmen Maura

Spanish actress

María del Carmen García Maura OAXS (born 15 September 1945) is a Spanish actress. Maura is best known for her works Spanish movie directors Pedro Almodóvar and Álex de la Iglesia. Maura holds the record (with three) for most Goya Awards for Best Leading Actress. She also won a Cesar Award in 2013.


Carmen Maura

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Born
María del Carmen García Maura

(1945-09-15) 15 September 1945 (age 77)
OccupationActress
Years active1969–present

Maura is seen as a gay icon for the role of a transsexual person in Almodóvar's Law of Desire.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Guardian (August 13, 2006). 'Sex was my way of coping with death' (interview with Pedro Almodóvar). Retrieved on 2008-06-14.