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Adriana Barraza stars in "Thor," alongside Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and Anthony Hopkins, as Isabel Alvarez.

Adriana Barraza, a native of Mexico, is an Academy Award-nominated actress ("Babel"; Supporting Role, 2006). She recently starred in "From Prada to Nada," as Aurelia Jimenez, in "Drag Me to Hell," directed by Sam Raimi co-starring with Alison Lohman and Justin Long, and "Henry Poole is Here," co-starring Luke Wilson and George Lopez, directed by Sam Pellington. She also starred with
Adriana Barraza
Adriana Barraza
Adriana Barraza - © Enrique Tubio
Jude Law, Judy Dench and John Leguizamo in
"Rage" directed by Sally Potter; "Burning Palms" directed by Christopher B. Landon; as well as "And Soon the Darkness".

Along with her Academy Award nomination, she was also nominated for a Golden Globe, a SAG Award, Critics Choice Awards and others for her critically acclaimed work in "Babel." Her television work in the United States includes appearances on "CSI: Miami" and "ER."

Born in Mexico in 1956, Adriana began her career in 1972 at Mexico State University. She has acted in more than seventy productions that include Greek Theater, Shakespeare, Theater of the Golden Age of Spain and Contemporary authors. She has played a broad spectrum of characters in all genres of theater. She was narrator and adapter of the university radio program "El Cuento" for five years, during which more than five hundred programs were aired. She entered television work in 1986 with the Televisa Company, where she worked for sixteen years as an actress, director, scriptwriter, associate producer, and as an acting and neutral accent coach, which is why she was sought out by director James L. Brooks to be an accent coach for actress Paz Vega in the movie "Spanglish." Later she had a three-year contract with the American TV broadcasting company Telemundo as Vice-president of the actors division. At present she is the Artistic Director of the Venevisión Productions Company in the city of Miami and is preparing the first Univisión-Venevisión production of "Eva Luna."

Adriana resides in Miami, Florida.


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Age: 60 years old
Birthday: March 5, 1956
Height: 5' 1"
Birthplace: Toluca, Estado de Mexico, Mexico
Current Residence: Miami, FL
Husband: Arnaldo Pipke (4/29/2005, 1 child)

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