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Cecilia Suárez Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 22 November 1971Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico
Nickname Ceci Suarez
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born in Tampico, México, Cecilia Suárez started her acting career when she entered the Theater Faculty of the Illinois State University (USA) in 1991. She graduated class valedictorian in 1995 and received the Jean Sharfenberg award. She was grantee of Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater Company, where she acted in "The Crucible" and "Everyman", directed by Frank Galati. The Mexican Association of Theater Critics gave her the best actress in a comedy award for her role in "Popcorn". She debuted in films in 1999 in "Sexo, pudor y lágrimas" by Antonio Serrano. She then participated in Todo el poder, Fidel, Sin ton ni Sonia, Punos rosas, Solo Dios sabe, Chicken Little, Spanglish, Los tres entierros de Melquiades Estrada, The Air I Breathe, Parpados azules, El viaje de la Nonna and Cinco dias sin Nora. Suarez has been nominated in the Best Actress category of the 2008 Ariel Awards of the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences for her role in Parpados Azules.

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Trivia (20)

Graduate from John Malkovich's acting school in Chicago.
Sister of producer and director María Fernanda Suarez.
Gave birth to her first child Teo de León. [April 2010]
Donated her hair to "Aquí Nadie Se Rinde", a non-profit charity helping kids with cancer, after cutting it for her role as Flora in The Obscure Spring (2014).
Is the voice of "Abby Mallard" in the Spanish Version of Chicken Little (2005).
Stanford University paid tribute to Cecilia, for her acting career, at their 2014 Summer Film Festival.
Won the AMCT Award for Best Actress in a Comedy, granted by the Mexican Association of Theatre Critics, for her performance as "Scout" in the Theatrical Play: Pop Corn (1999).
Graduated Class Valedictorian in 1995 from Illinois State University (USA) and received the prestigious Jean Scharfenberg Award.
Spokeswoman for the United Nations' Human Rights Initiative "Declárate".
Is a member of the Chicago Theatre Company: Teatro Vista (Theatre with a View).
Recognized as Morelia's Distinguished City Guest by the Local Government at Morelia International Film Festival (FICM) 2012.
One of Quién Magazine's 10 Best Dressed Women (2012).
A National tribute was paid to Cecilia for her outstanding career as an actress, in the 7th Edition of Tamaulipas' International Festival (2005).
Actively involved in her personal cause: Natural Birth Project, which helps women to give birth naturally and in the most respectful way in Mexico City's Public Hospitals.
Giulietta Masina is her favorite actress.
Guest to the 40th AFI Life Achievement Gala as The Mexican Artist Community Representative, to honor stage and screen legend Shirley MacLaine lauded with the AFI Life Achievement Award.
Deeply honored to receive the Steppenwolf Theatre Acting Fellowship Award, the same year she graduated from Illinois State University.
Won Glamour Magazine's Women of the Year 2003 Readers' Choice Award in México. Tribute paid for her exceptional work to make Latin America a better place.
Won the APT Award for Best Actress in a leading role, granted by the "Agrupación de Periodistas Teatrales" (Group of Theatrical Journalists), for her performance as "Silvia" in the Theatrical Play: Bajo Reserva (2014).

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