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Catalina Sandino Moreno

Catalina Sandino Moreno was born on April 19, 1981 in Bogotá, Colombia. She is an actress and producer, known for Maria Full of Grace (2004), Che: Part Two (2008) and Fast Food Nation (2006). She has been married to David Elwell since April 15, 2006. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 17 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Custody (post-production)
 2015/I Incarnate
 2015 Falling Skies (TV Series)
- Reborn (2015) ... Isabella
- Reunion (2015) ... Isabella
- Stalag 14th Virginia (2015) ... Isabella
- Everybody Has Their Reasons (2015) ... Isabella
- Respite (2015) ... Isabella
 2015 East Los High (TV Series)
Eddie's Mom
- Dance Battle (2015) ... Eddie's Mom
- Playing with My Balls (2015) ... Eddie's Mom
- Road Trip (2015) ... Eddie's Mom
- Scar Wars (2015) ... Eddie's Mom
 2015 The Affair (TV Series)
- 202 (2015) ... Luisa (as Catalina Sandino)
 2014 A Most Violent Year
 2014 Red Band Society (TV Series)
Eva Palacios
- There's No Place Like Homecoming (2014) ... Eva Palacios
- Liar, Liar Pants on Fire (2014) ... Eva Palacios
- Sole Searching (2014) ... Eva Palacios
 2014 Swelter
 2014/VI At the Devil's Door
 2013 The Bridge (TV Series)
Alma Ruiz
- Old Friends (2013) ... Alma Ruiz
- The Beetle (2013) ... Alma Ruiz
- Vendetta (2013) ... Alma Ruiz
- Destino (2013) ... Alma Ruiz
- ID (2013) ... Alma Ruiz
 2013 Medeas
 2013 Roa
María de Roa
 2013 Magic Magic
 2010 La siguiente estación (Short)
 2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Maria (uncredited)
 2007 Love in the Time of Cholera
 2007 The Heart of the Earth
Blanca Bosco
 2006 Paris, je t'aime
Ana (segment "Loin du 16e")
 2004 Maria Full of Grace
María Álvarez
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Made her New York Stage Debut in The Frog and Peach Theatre Company's production of Shakespeare's "King John" in the fall of 2004, directed by Lynnea Benson. See more »

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1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Catalino Moreno | Catalina Sandino


5' 6½" (1.69 m)

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It is amazing. None of us ever expected ['Maria Full of Grace'] to be so big. It was a film that was made with all the love in the world and it is being so well received. We would have never expected it. See more »


Took acting classes at a Bogotá (Colombia) theater before getting "discovered" by an anonymous supporter who referred her name to the casting agent for Maria Full of Grace (2004). See more »

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Fast Food Nation, why did she let that guy plug her southsidex300
Gyllenhaal Linked to Moreno paodelatorre
she looks like.... nadalbaby
She'll be a VAMPIRE! Small role in ECLIPSE! CuCuRuChA
Catalina is quite stunning! rufio_casanova
Catalina's ethnic heritage Gluis281
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