Assumpta Serna

Assumpta Serna

Highest Rated: 92% Matador (1986)

Lowest Rated: 7% Wild Orchid (1990)

Birthday: Sep 16, 1957

Birthplace: Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

A career that has spanned over 65 films, plays and television appearances almost too numerous to count, has earned Assumpta Serna more than twenty best actress awards around the world (Spain, France, Italy, USA, Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Uruguay). She has acted in Theatre and movies in six different languages in over 20 countries. She is a board member of the European Film Academy and both a member of the American Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences and the Spanish Academy of Cinema. She was recently elected President of AISGE, the organization in Spain that deals with the task of managing and protecting the intellectual property rights of 4600 actor members.A few of her many films are: Almodovar's Matador, the 1993 Spanish Oscar entry The Fencing Master, her American award-winning performance in Maria Luisa Bemberg's film, I, the Worst of All, The Craft for Columbia, Sam Fuller's _Day of Reckoning (1994) (TV)_ , Wild Orchid (1990), opposite Mickey Rourke, _Nostradamus (1994/I)_ , with Rutger Hauer and F. Murray Abraham, Circle of Passions, with Max Von Sydow, Short Cut to Paradise with Charles Dance, and stars opposite British actor, Sean Bean, in the Napoleonic epic Sharpe's Rifles (1993) (TV), a British film-series aired on PBS.In 1997 Serna took up writing. Her first book, Screenacting, was followed by Monologues in V.O and her third book is in the works. After the release of her first book she began teaching workshops in Universities and Film Schools on the subjects of "Acting for Camera", "Directing Actors" and "The Script and the Actor". She currently divides her time between her acting career, presidential duties at AISGE, teaching work and developing projects.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Bernarda Bernarda Alba 2018
No Score Yet The Network of Freedom (Red de libertad) Sor Helena Studler 2017
No Score Yet Teresa Teresa Actor 2014
No Score Yet Rossini! Rossini! Actor 2014
No Score Yet La Vida En Una Pecera Actor 2013
No Score Yet The PianoTuner of EarthQuakes Actor 2010
50% Uncertainty Sylvia Montero 2009
No Score Yet Un si beau voyage Pilar 2008
No Score Yet I Vicerè Duchessa Radalì 2007
45% The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes Assumpta 2006
No Score Yet Henry VIII Actor 2003
No Score Yet Bullfighter Ahandra 2003
No Score Yet The Journeyman Cleopatra 2001
No Score Yet Pourquoi pas moi? (Why Not Me?) Lili's Mother 1998
No Score Yet Hidden Assassin (The Shooter) Marta 1996
No Score Yet Managua Martha 1996
55% The Craft Lirio 1996
No Score Yet One Hundred and One Nights Furtive and Friendly Appearance 1995
No Score Yet Desvío al paraíso Maria 1994
No Score Yet Sharpe's Enemy Actor 1994
64% The New Age Actor 1994
No Score Yet Sharpe's Company Actor 1994
38% Nostradamus Anne 1993
No Score Yet Sharpe's Eagle Actor 1993
No Score Yet Sharpe's Rifles Actor 1993
No Score Yet Der grüne Heinrich (Green Henry) Judith 1993
No Score Yet El Maestro de esgrima (The Fencing Master) Adela 1992
60% Chain of Desire Cleo 1992
No Score Yet Revolver Countess Rossetti 1992
No Score Yet Extramuros Guest 1992
No Score Yet I, the Worst of All Juana Ines de la Cruz 1990
7% Wild Orchid Hanna Munch 1990
92% Matador María 1986
50% Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Girls Like Mom (Pepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del montón) Actor 1980
No Score Yet El asesino a sueldo Actor


No Score Yet Borgia
Vannozza Catanei Vannozza Cattanei 2013
No Score Yet Masterpiece
Catherine of Aragon 2004


Lirio says: You can defeat those who challenge you, but you must surrender yourself to the high power. [lights one candle and the rest lights up] You must invoke the spirit.

Sarah says: But it made Nancy crazy.

Lirio says: She takes it to a dark place. Don't be afraid. Invoke--

Sarah says: I can't.

Lirio says: There's no other way.

Lirio says: Well then understand this: whatever you send out, you get back times three.

Rochelle says: Wait, we didn't read that in any book.

Lirio says: No, it's part of a basic spiritual truth, said in may ways in many faiths. "Do on to others as you would have them do onto you."

Lirio says: No, it's part of a basic spiritual truth, said in may ways in many faiths. 'Do on to others as you would have them do onto you.'

Lirio says: When you open a flood gate, how do you undo it? You unleash something with a spell, there's no undoing. It must run it's course.