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Overview (2)

Born in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina
Birth NameNorma Aleandro Robledo

Mini Bio (1)

Norma Aleandro is the Grande Dame of Argentine theater and cinema not only because she was not content to have trodden the stage as early as the the age of nine, she is still active in theater and cinema in 2011. Her last film to date, Daniel Burman's La suerte en tus manos (2012) is in pre-production), that is sixty-six years later, but also because she has always brought distinction and nobility to her roles (Maria Callas in the play "Master Class", the guilt-ridden foster mother in The Official Story (1985)). To say nothing of her courageous political stance, her progressive views during the military dictatorship in the late 70s forcing her to go into exile to Uruguay. Back in Argentina, she became known internationally following her poignant role in The Official Story (1985) and soon co-starred in a few Hollywood movies such as Gaby: A True Story (1987) and James Ivory's The City of Your Final Destination (2009). Honored by many awards, Norma Aleandro is a key figure of the performing arts of Argentina.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Guy Bellinger

Spouse (2)

Eduardo Le Poole (? - present)
Oscar Ferrigno (? - ?) ( divorced) ( 1 child)

Trivia (9)

In 1996 she was honored as "Ciudadano Ilustre de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires" ("Illustrious Citizen of the City of Buenos Aires").
Starred on stage as Maria Callas in "Master Class" and won the "Maria Guerrero" award in 1996. The same year she was honored as Ciudadano Ilustre de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires ("Illustrious Citizen of the City of Buenos Aires").
Co-wrote one screenplay, "Los Herederos", and has published poetry and short stories.
She was quite up-front about her liberal views and during the late 1970s was exiled to Uruguay. Later she moved to Spain and did not return to Argentina until 1982 when the military junta fell.
Born to a theatrical family in Argentina, the daughter of actors María Luisa Robledo and Pedro Aleandro, she began treading the boards while still a child.
Distinguished Latino performer, playwright and director of the South American stage.
Is the first Argentinian actress ever to be nominated for an Academy Award.
As of 2018, has never appeared in a film nominated for the Best Picture Oscar.

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