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Catalina Sandino Moreno
Catalina Sandino Moreno
(born 19 April 1981) is a Colombian actress. She shared the Silver Bear
Silver Bear
with Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress
Academy Award for Best Actress
for her role in Maria Full of Grace
Maria Full of Grace


1 Early Life 2 Career

2.1 2004-2010 2.2 2010-present

3 Personal Life 4 Filmography 5 Performer 6 Awards and nominations 7 See also 8 References 9 External links

Early Life[edit] Sandino Moreno was born in Bogotá, Colombia. She grew up in a middle class family, her father is a vet and her mother a pathologist. [1] She attended Saint George's School in Bogotá, Colombia. Before becoming an actress, she studied advertising at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá. Career[edit] 2004-2010[edit] In 2003, casting calls for Maria Full of Grace
Maria Full of Grace
were conducted in both New York and Colombia
where she was initially noticed for her talent at the acting school in Bogotá. She was then referred to a casting audition where she beat over 900 girls for the lead role. She left the college to begin her first movie project. Starring Sandino Moreno as María Alvarez, a Colombian girl who works in a flower plantation when she was pregnant and then as a drug mule. Sandino Moreno's role in this movie was acclaimed, receiving positive critics form different websites and film critic's sites. This performance made her the first Colombian, the second South American, and third Hispanic actress nominated for an Academy Award. She was the first person born in the 1980s to have received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress. Also, she won the Silver Bear
Silver Bear
at Berlin International Film Festival shared with Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
and received a nomination to Screen Actors Guild Award. In 2005, she moved to New York City to study dramatic arts and for continue with her success career at the moment, and was invited to join AMPAS. In 2006, she played roles in independent film Fast Food Nation with Patricia Arquette, and Paris, je t'aime, where she starred as a young immigrant mother in the segment "Loin du 16e". In 2007, she starred Hildebranda Sánchez in Love in the Time of Cholera, based in novel of the same name by Gabriel García Márquez, where she appeared alongside Javier Bardem
Javier Bardem
and Fernanda Montenegro. In 2008, she appeared alongside Benicio del Toro
Benicio del Toro
in Steven Soderbergh's Che, playing the role of Aleida March
Aleida March
de Guevara, the second wife of Ernesto "Che" Guevara. This film was acclaimed by the critics. She was in the premiere in 2008 Cannes Film Festival. In 2010, She played the role of female Vampire
Maria in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, based on the novel of the same name by Stephenie Meyer. 2010-present[edit] After a break in her career, in November 2013, she returned in TV roles when it was announced she would play the title role in the forthcoming biopic Castro's Daughter, based on Alina Fernández’s autobiography of the same name.[2] Also she starred in films Roa (2013) and A Most Violent Year(2014) where she appeared with Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain. On October 20, 2014, it was announced that she would be joining the final season of Falling Skies
Falling Skies
in a recurring role as Isabella.[3] In 2016 she starred in American Gothic as a recurring role. In the same year, she returned to cine in Custody, where she appeared Viola Davis. The film was premiered at Tribeca Film Festival. Personal Life[edit] She is the current CEO of El Delirio Productions, a production company based in Los Angeles
Los Angeles
and Bogotá. Catalina Sandino Moreno
Catalina Sandino Moreno
is now working in the preproduction of El Delirio's first feature film called Gratitude, written and directed by Nicolás Sandino Moreno; her business partner and brother. Was one of People Magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" in 2005. She got married with David Elwell in 2006. They have a son who was born in 2009. They live in New York City. She defends her Latin origin. She reads Spanish-language books because she misses hearing the language as she did when living in Colombia. Filmography[edit]


Year Film Role Notes

2004 Maria Full of Grace María Álvarez Berlin Film Festival Award for Best Actress
Berlin Film Festival Award for Best Actress
(Tied with Charlize Theron for Monster) Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress Golden India Catalina for Best Actress Breakthrough Gotham Independent Awards New Promessing Actress OFCS Award Online Film Critics Society Awards Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Film Critics Association Awards New Generation Award Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Golden Space Needle Award Seattle International Film Festival
Seattle International Film Festival
Best Actress Nominated - Academy Award for Best Actress Nominated - Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress Nominated - Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Actress Nominated - London Film Critics Circle Award for Actress of the Year Nominated - Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama Nominated - Screen Actors Guild Award
Screen Actors Guild Award
for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

2006 Journey to the End of the Night Angie

2006 Paris, je t'aime Ana (Segment "Loin du 16e")

2006 Fast Food Nation Sylvia

2006 The Hottest State Sarah

2007 Heart of the Earth Blanca Bosco

2007 Love in the Time of Cholera Hildebranda Sanchez

2008 Che Part One: The Argentine Aleida March
Aleida March
de Guevara

2008 Che Part Two: Guerrilla Aleida March
Aleida March
de Guevara

2010 La Siguiente Estación Eva Short, executive producer

2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Maria Uncredited

2012 For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada Adriana

2013 Magic Magic Barbara

2013 Roa María de Roa

2013 A Stranger in Paradise Jules

2013 Medeas Christina

2014 At the Devil's Door Leigh

2014 Swelter Carmen

2014 A Most Violent Year Luisa

2016 Custody Sarah

2016 Incarnate Camilla

2017 The Mystery of Casa Matusita Lucy


Year Title Role Notes

2013 The Bridge Alma Ruiz 9 episodes

2014 Red Band Society Eva Palacios 3 episodes

2015 East Los High Eddie's Mom 4 episodes

2015 Falling Skies[3] Isabella 6 episodes

2015 The Affair Luisa 7 episodes

2016 American Gothic Christina Morales Recurring role


"Que Linda Manita" – 2006 ( Paris, je t'aime
Paris, je t'aime

Awards and nominations[edit] Main article: List of awards and nominations received by Catalina Sandino Moreno See also[edit]

List of actors with Academy Award nominations


^ https://www.hellomagazine.com/profiles/catalina-sandino-moreno/ ^ https://variety.com/2013/film/news/castros-daughter-will-be-catalina-sandino-moreno-1200874445/ ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (October 20, 2014). "Catalina Sandino Moreno Joins 'Falling Skies' On TNT". Deadline. Retrieved October 20, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Catalina Sandino Moreno
Catalina Sandino Moreno
on IMDb Photos "Cristiada": Catalina Sandino filming in Durango, México

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Silver Bear
Silver Bear
for Best Actress

Elsa Martinelli
Elsa Martinelli
(1956) Yvonne Mitchell
Yvonne Mitchell
(1957) Anna Magnani
Anna Magnani
(1958) Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(1959) Juliette Mayniel (1960) Anna Karina
Anna Karina
(1961) Rita Gam
Rita Gam
/ Viveca Lindfors
Viveca Lindfors
(1962) Bibi Andersson
Bibi Andersson
(1963) Sachiko Hidari
Sachiko Hidari
(1964) Madhur Jaffrey
Madhur Jaffrey
(1965) Lola Albright
Lola Albright
(1966) Edith Evans
Edith Evans
(1967) Stéphane Audran (1968) Simone Signoret
Simone Signoret
/ Shirley MacLaine
Shirley MacLaine
(1971) Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor
(1972) Kinuyo Tanaka (1975) Jadwiga Barańska
Jadwiga Barańska
(1976) Lily Tomlin
Lily Tomlin
(1977) Gena Rowlands
Gena Rowlands
(1978) Hanna Schygulla
Hanna Schygulla
(1979) Renate Krößner (1980) Barbara Grabowska (1981) Katrin Sass
Katrin Sass
(1982) Yevgeniya Glushenko (1983) Inna Churikova
Inna Churikova
(1984) Jo Kennedy (1985) Charlotte Valandrey
Charlotte Valandrey
/ Marcélia Cartaxo (1986) Ana Beatriz Nogueira (1987) Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter
(1988) Isabelle Adjani
Isabelle Adjani
(1989) Victoria Abril
Victoria Abril
(1991) Maggie Cheung
Maggie Cheung
(1992) Michelle Pfeiffer
Michelle Pfeiffer
(1993) Crissy Rock (1994) Josephine Siao (1995) Anouk Grinberg
Anouk Grinberg
(1996) Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche
(1997) Fernanda Montenegro
Fernanda Montenegro
(1998) Juliane Köhler
Juliane Köhler
(1999) Bibiana Beglau
Bibiana Beglau
(2000) Kerry Fox
Kerry Fox
(2001) Halle Berry
Halle Berry
(2002) Nicole Kidman
Nicole Kidman
/ Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
/ Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(2003) Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
/ Catalina Sandino Moreno
Catalina Sandino Moreno
(2004) Julia Jentsch
Julia Jentsch
(2005) Sandra Hüller
Sandra Hüller
(2006) Nina Hoss
Nina Hoss
(2007) Sally Hawkins
Sally Hawkins
(2008) Birgit Minichmayr
Birgit Minichmayr
(2009) Shinobu Terajima
Shinobu Terajima
(2010) Sareh Bayat
Sareh Bayat
/ Sarina Farhadi / Leila Hatami
Leila Hatami
/ Kimia Hosseini (2011) Rachel Mwanza
Rachel Mwanza
(2012) Paulina García
Paulina García
(2013) Haru Kuroki
Haru Kuroki
(2014) Charlotte Rampling
Charlotte Rampling
(2015) Trine Dyrholm
Trine Dyrholm
(2016) Kim Min-hee (2017)

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Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead

Geraldine Page
Geraldine Page
(1985) Isabella Rossellini
Isabella Rossellini
(1986) Sally Kirkland
Sally Kirkland
(1987) Jodie Foster
Jodie Foster
(1988) Andie MacDowell
Andie MacDowell
(1989) Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
(1990) Judy Davis
Judy Davis
(1991) Fairuza Balk
Fairuza Balk
(1992) Ashley Judd
Ashley Judd
(1993) Linda Fiorentino (1994) Elisabeth Shue
Elisabeth Shue
(1995) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand
(1996) Julie Christie
Julie Christie
(1997) Ally Sheedy
Ally Sheedy
(1998) Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank
(1999) Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(2000) Sissy Spacek
Sissy Spacek
(2001) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(2002) Charlize Theron
Charlize Theron
(2003) Catalina Sandino Moreno
Catalina Sandino Moreno
(2004) Felicity Huffman
Felicity Huffman
(2005) Shareeka Epps (2006) Ellen Page
Ellen Page
(2007) Melissa Leo
Melissa Leo
(2008) Gabourey Sidibe
Gabourey Sidibe
(2009) Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
(2010) Michelle Williams (2011) Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence
(2012) Cate Blanchett
Cate Blanchett
(2013) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(2014) Brie Larson
Brie Larson
(2015) Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert
(2016) Frances McDormand
Frances McDormand

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