Spanish movie actresses born in the year 1939

Here are 8 famous actresses from Spain were born in 1939:

Pilar Bardem

Pilar Bardem (March 14, 1939 Seville-) a.k.a. Pilar Bardem Muñoz, Pilar Bardén, Pilar Barden, La Bardem, Maria del Pilar Bardem Muñoz or María del Pilar Bardem Muñoz is a Spanish actor. She has three children, Javier Bardem, Carlos Bardem and Mónica Bardem.

Pilar Bardem comes from a family of actors and filmmakers, including her father, mother, and siblings. She studied at the Escuela de Arte Dramático in Madrid and began her acting career in the 1960s, performing in works by playwrights such as Federico García Lorca and Miguel Mihura. Bardem has appeared in dozens of films and television series, including Jamón, Jamón, which starred her son Javier Bardem, and the popular Spanish TV show Amar es para siempre. In addition to her acting work, she is also a political activist and has been involved with organizations such as Amnesty International and Women's Link Worldwide. In 2019, Bardem was awarded the Gold Medal for Fine Arts by the Spanish government in recognition of her contributions to Spanish culture.

Concha Velasco

Concha Velasco (November 29, 1939 Valladolid-) otherwise known as Concepción Velasco Varona or Conchita Velasco is a Spanish singer, actor, dancer and television presenter. She has two children, Francisco Martínez Velasco and Manuel Velasco.

Velasco's career in the entertainment industry spans over six decades, beginning in the 1950s. She rose to fame with her roles in Spanish films, including "The Rocket from Calabuch" and "Welcome Mr. Marshall!" She has also acted in theater productions and hosted her own television program, "Cine de barrio." Velasco has won numerous awards for her contributions to the arts, including Spain's National Theater Award and the Gold Medal for Fine Arts. She continues to perform and is considered a cultural icon in Spain.

Terele Pávez

Terele Pávez (July 29, 1939 Bilbao-) also known as Terele Pavez, Terele Penella, Teresa Pávez, Mª Teresa Penella, Terele, María Teresa Ruiz Penella, Teresa Marta Ruiz Penella, Pávez, Teresa Pavez or Penella Marta Teresa Ruiz is a Spanish actor. Her child is called Carolo.

Terele Pávez was born in Bilbao, Spain in 1939. She came from a family of actors and made her theatrical debut at the age of 16. Throughout her career, she appeared in over 80 films, 50 plays, and several television shows.

Pávez was a versatile and talented actor, known for her memorable roles in films such as "The Witching Hour" (1965), "800 Bullets" (2002), and "Witching and Bitching" (2013). She won the Best Supporting Actress award at the 1990 San Sebastian Film Festival for her role in "¡Ay, Carmela!".

In addition to her successful acting career, Pávez also worked as a theater director and taught acting master classes. Her son, Carolo, is also a well-known actor.

Pávez passed away in August 2017 at the age of 78, leaving behind a legacy as one of Spain's most beloved actresses.

Itziar Aizpuru

Itziar Aizpuru (December 19, 1939 Getaria, Gipuzkoa-) a.k.a. Itziar Azpuru is a Spanish actor.

She is best known for her work in Spanish and Basque language films and TV shows. Aizpuru began her acting career in the 1970s and quickly became a prominent figure in the Spanish theater scene. She has appeared in a number of films directed by Pedro Almodovar, including "All About My Mother" and "Volver". In addition to her acting work, Aizpuru is also a professor of acting at the Basque Country University School of Dramatic Art. She has been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including the Max Award for Best Actress in 2006 for her performance in "Nora" and the National Theater Prize in 2015.

Elena Maria Tejeiro

Elena Maria Tejeiro (October 25, 1939 Murcia-) a.k.a. Elena Mª Tejeiro or María Elena Mellado del Hoyo is a Spanish actor.

Tejeiro began her career in theater, debuting in Madrid's Teatro Infanta Isabel with the company of Nati Mistral. She then landed her first film role in 1961 in "La gran familia" directed by Fernando Palacios. Tejeiro went on to have a successful film career and acted in over 40 Spanish films, working with notable directors such as Luis García Berlanga, Pedro Lazaga, and Fernando Fernán Gómez. She also appeared in popular Spanish TV shows such as "Los ladrones van a la oficina" and "Farmacia de guardia". In addition to acting, Tejeiro is a voice actress and has dubbed foreign films into Spanish. Throughout her career, she has received numerous awards, including the Medal of Fine Arts awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Culture. Tejeiro continues to act in film, television and theater roles.

Marta May

Marta May (June 14, 1939 Santander-) also known as María Jesús Mayor Ávila, Martha Mayer or Mary May is a Spanish actor.

She began her career in the film industry in the late 1960s and appeared in numerous Spanish films of the time. Some of her most notable film roles include "Killers Carnage," "The Whip and the Body," and "The House That Screamed". In addition to her work in film, May also acted in several Spanish television productions. Despite taking a break from acting in the early 2000s, she has since returned to the screen and continues to receive accolades for her work in the Spanish entertainment industry. Outside of acting, May is also involved in philanthropy and has devoted much of her time to animal rights causes.

Encarnita Polo

Encarnita Polo (January 22, 1939 Seville-) a.k.a. Encarna Polo Oliva, Encarnación Polo Oliva or Encarna Polo is a Spanish actor. She has one child, Raquel Waitzman Polo.

Encarnita Polo started her acting career in the 1960s and has appeared in numerous Spanish films and television series. Some of her notable works include "La Casa de los Martínez" (1965), "La Graduada" (1971), and "La Casa de los Líos" (1996-1999). She also appeared in the international film "Yin-Yang" (1984), directed by Gordon Hessler. Encarnita Polo has received several awards and nominations for her performances, including a nomination for the Goya Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in "La Madre Muerta" (The Dead Mother) in 1994. Outside of acting, she is also a trained flamenco dancer and has taught dance classes in Seville.

María Jesús Gattoo

María Jesús Gattoo (December 22, 1939 Madrid-) also known as María Jesús Gatóo de Echarri, Lala Gatoo, María Jesús Gatoo, Lalá Gatoó or Lalá Gatóo is a Spanish actor.

She began her career in the 1960s and went on to become a prominent figure in Spanish cinema and television. In her career, Gattoo has appeared in over 50 films and television series, including "La casa de los Martínez" and "La buena gente". She has been recognized for her work in the industry, receiving the Medal of Fine Arts and the Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts. Gattoo has also been involved in social activism, campaigning for animal rights and environmental causes.

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