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María Casares

Lowest Rated:   80% Someone Else's America (1996)
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Birthplace:   A Coruña, Galicia, Spain
Spanish actress Maria Casares was born Maria Casares Quiroga. During the Spanish Civil War she volunteered as a nurse, then sought asylum in France after Franco's victory. She studied drama at the Paris Conservatoire, then began appearing on stage in the early '40s. Casares made her screen debut in Carne's Children of Paradise (1945), going on to make sporadic film appearances in which she dominated the screen with her dark beauty and charismatic personality; her notable roles include that of Death in Cocteau's Orpheus (1950). Meanwhile, she continued to be a remarkable tragedienne with the Comedie Francaise and later with the Theater National Populaire.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet De sable et de sang (Sand and Blood)
  • Actor
2011
80% Someone Else's America
  • Alonso's Mother
1996
No Score Yet La Lectrice (The Reader)
  • General's Widow
1988
No Score Yet De sable et de sang
  • Dolores, Manuel's Mother
1988
No Score Yet Flavia the Heretic
  • Sister Agatha
1974
No Score Yet Flavia the Heretic
  • Actor
1974
100% Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne (Ladies of the Park)
  • Helene
1964
No Score Yet Le Testament d'Orphée
  • The Princess
1960
96% Orphée (Orpheus)
  • The Princess
1950
No Score Yet Guernica
  • Actor
1949
No Score Yet Charterhouse of Parme (Charterhouse at Parma)
  • Duchess Gina de San Severina
1948
No Score Yet La Chartreuse De Parme
  • Actor
1948
97% Children of Paradise (Les Enfants du Paradis)
  • Nathalie
1946

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