Ángela Molina

Born - Jan 1, 1953   |   Genres - Drama, Comedy

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Biography by Sandra Brennan

An internationally respected actress known for her sensual screen presence and for appearing in controversial films, Angela Molina first attracted attention for sharing the lead female role in Luis Bunuel's Cet Obscur Objet du Desir (That Obscure Object of Desire) (1977). A flamenco dancer's daughter, Molina made her debut in Las Largas Vacacciones del 36 (1976). Beginning with Camada Negra (1977), she appeared in several films of Gutierrez Aragon. In Hollywood, Molina debuted in Streets of Gold (1986). The controversy surrounding her roles stemmed from their political subject matter, most of which had to do with the times during and just after Franco's regime.