Ofelia Medina Movies and Career Information
Mar 04, 1950
Ofelia Medina (born on March 4, 1950 in Mérida, Yucatán) is a Mexican actress , singer and screenwriter of Mexican films. She was married to film director Alex Philips Jr. and actor Pedro Armendáriz Jr.. Ofelia Medina made her film debut in Mexico in 1968 with the film La paz and in Hollywood with The Big Fix ten years later. In 1977 she played a hunchback in the telenovela Rina. She portrayed Frida Kahlo in Paul Leduc's film about the artist in 1984. In Canada, Medina was nominated for the Genie Award for her work in Diplomatic Immunity in 1991. Currently, she is politically active as a supporter of the indigenous people of southern Mexico.