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Yalitza Aparicio

Actress Yalitza Aparicio
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Profession: Actress

Nationality:
Mexico
Mexican

Why Famous: The actress made her film debut in Alfonso Cuarón's 2018 film "Roma", winning critical acclaim for her performance, including being nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. She was the first indigenous American woman to be nominated and the second Mexican after Salma Hayek.

Born: December 11, 1993
Birthplace: Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca, Mexico
Age: 27 years old

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Historical Events

  • 2018-08-30 Film "Roma" directed and written by Alfonso Cuarón, (Best Director 2019 Academy Awards) starring Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira premieres at the Venice Film Festival

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