Yalitza Aparicio

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Yalitza Aparicio is a Mexican actress. She is best known for her film debut Roma (2018), which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress. Aparicio was born on December 11, 1993, in Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca, Mexico. She also has an baccalaureate in early childhood education. Her parents are of indigenous origin. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 12 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »


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Roma Cleo
Presencias Paulina


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  Midnight Family (TV Series) (filming)
 2022 Mujeres asesinas (TV Series)
- La insomne (2022) ... Rocío
 2022 Los Espookys (TV Series)
The Moon
- El Eclipse (The Eclipse) (2022) ... The Moon
- El Virus (The Virus) (2022) ... The Moon
 2022 Presencias
 2021 Bite Size Halloween (TV Series)
- Daughters of Witches (2021) ... Clara
 2019 Mon Laferte feat. Guaynaa: Plata ta tá (Music Video)
Mujer con pañuelo verde
 2018 Let's Dance (Short)
Young Lady (segment "The Daisy")
 2018 Roma
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[on Roma (2018)] The fact that despite the film being so personal for Alfonso, and that it touches on the different problems here in Mexico, people from different countries identify with the story so much that it touches their hearts. See more »


Is one of 20 actresses to have received a Best Actress Oscar nomination for a performance where they acted out a labor and/or birth; hers being for Roma (2018).The others in chronological order are Luise Rainer for The Good Earth (1937), Jane Wyman for Johnny Belinda (1948), Eleanor Parker for Caged (1950), Elizabeth Taylor for Raintree County (1957), Leslie Caron for The L-Shaped Room (1962), ... See more »

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