Carmen Maura in What Have I Done to... | 1984
Clip Name: Vanessa Helps Wallpaper
About this actor
Carmen García Maura (born September 15, 1945) is a Spanish actress. In a career that has spanned six decades, Maura is best known for her collaborations with noted Spanish film director Pedro Almodóvar. Maura was born in Madrid. Daughter of Salvador Garcia Santa-Cruz and Carmen Maura Arenzana. Her great-grandfather was the Count of Fuente Nueva de Arenzana, who lived in the Palace of Arenzana in Madrid, currently the embassy of France. Her great grand father was the artist Bartolome Maura Montaner brother of Antonio Maura, a former prime minister of Spain on five occasions and a noted orator. Maura studied philosophy and literature at the École de Beaux-Arts in Paris. From 1964 to 1970, she was married to a lawyer, Francisco Forteza, with whom she has two children, Carmen and Pablo. Maura began her career as a cabaret singer. Maura's film career was launched in 1970 with an appearance in the film The Man in Hiding. This was followed by a major role in the 1977 film Tigres de papel....