Adriana Barraza

Adriana Barraza Biography.com

Actress, Director, Film Actor/Film Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress(1956–)
Actress Adriana Barraza played Amelia in the award-winning film Babel. Her performance earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

Synopsis

Actress Adriana Barraza was born March 5, 1956 in Toluca, Mexico. In 2000, she appeared in Alejandro González Iñárritu's critically acclaimed Amores Perros. Despite this success, she was virtually unrecognizable to mainstream audiences when cast as Amelia in Iñárritu's award-winning film Babel. Barraza's performance earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

Profile

Actress Adriana Barraza is popular star of Spanish television. Barraza is also a reputed acting coach and director in her native Mexico. In 2000, she appeared in Alejandro González Iárritu's critically acclaimed Amores Perros. Despite this success, she was virtually unrecognizable to mainstream audiences when cast as Amelia in Iárritu's award-winning film Babel. Barraza's tough, complex performance as an illegal immigrant nanny forced to take care of two American children in the desert earned her several accolades, including an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

Fact Check

We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn't look right, contact us!