Antonia San Juan Movies and Career Information
Mar 22, 1961
Actor, Director and Writer
Antonia San Juan (born March 22, 1961), is a Spanish actress, director and screenwriter. She was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. At 19 she went to Madrid, where she started working as a professional theatre actress and also as a cabaret act in pubs and bars. She became known thanks to her role as Agrado in Todo sobre mi madre by Pedro Almodóvar. A famous Spanish magazine article about her transexuality caused great controversy. She is well-known in Spain not only because of her film career but also for her humorous monologues on television and theatre. Since 2009 she has been acting in the popular Spanish TV series La que se avecina, where her role of Estela Reynolds is one of the most acclaimed roles in the show. Alfaro, Luis (1999-12-07). "Nearly all about Antonia". The Advocate (USA): pp. 88–89. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1589/is_1999_Dec_7/ai_57828727. Retrieved 2007-04-05.