China Zorrilla

China Zorrilla

China Zorrilla (born Concepción Zorrilla de San Martín, March 14, 1922 in Montevideo, Uruguay) is a Silver Condor award winning Uruguayan film and TV actress. She made over 40 appearances in film and TV since 1971 despite entering the industry almost aged 50.

Although born in Montevideo, Uruguay, she has lived in Argentina for over 35 years and is active in the Cinema of Argentina.

She made her debut in Un Guapo del 900 working under Lautaro Murúa in 1971 and was nominated for a Silver Condor Award for her performance as the Mother in Conversaciones con mamá in 2005.

Her father was the sculptor Jose Luis Zorrilla de San Martín. Her grandfather, Juan Zorrilla de San Martín, is the National Poet of Uruguay. Her sister, Guma Zorrilla, was famous for creating award winning movie costumes.

Filmography

  • Elsa y Fred (2005) .... Elsa
  • "Mujeres asesinas" .... Inés Quinteros (1 episode)
  • Conversaciones con mamá (2004) .... Mamá
  • "Roldán, Los" (2004) TV Series .... Mercedes Lozada (unknown episodes)
  • "Piel naranja años después" (2004) TV Series .... Doña Elena
  • "Son Amores" (2002) TV Series (uncredited) .... Margarita (2003)
  • "099 Central" (2002) TV Series (uncredited) .... Dora, Tomás' grandmother
  • "Enamorarte" (2001) TV Series .... Mercedes 'Mechita' Dugan viuda de Juárez (unknown episodes)
  • "Amantes, Las" (2001) TV Series
  • "Gasoleros" (1998) TV Series .... Matilde (Mother of Roxana 'Roxy' Presutti)
  • Sin querer (1997)
  • "Arcángel, El" (1997) TV Series (unknown episodes)
  • "Ricos y famosos" (1997) TV Series .... Catalina
  • "R.R.D.T" (1997) TV Series .... Tina
  • Entre la sombra y el alma (1997)
  • Besos en la frente (1996) .... Mercedes
  • Lola Mora (1996)
  • Fotos del alma (1995) .... Esthercita
  • Nave de los locos, La (1995) .... Dra. Marta Caminos
  • "Leandro Leiva, un soñador" (1995) TV Series
  • Guerriers et captives (1994)
  • Cuatro caras para Victoria (1992) .... Victoria IV
  • Peste, La (1992) .... Emma Rieux
  • Dios los cría (1991)
  • Verano del potro, El (1991) .... Ana
  • "Atreverse" (1990) TV Series (unknown episodes)
  • Nunca estuve en Viena (1989) .... Carlota
  • Pobre mariposa (1986)
  • Esperando la carroza (1985) .... Elvira
  • Contar hasta diez (1985)
  • Darse cuenta (1984)
  • Invitación, La (1982)
  • Pubis Angelical (1982)
  • Últimos días de la víctima (1982) .... Beba (Landlady)
  • Señora de nadie (1982)
  • "Solitario, El" (1980) (mini) TV Series .... Melani Duvalie
  • Chau, amor mío" (1979) TV Series .... Ana
  • "Que estamos solos, Los" (1976) TV Series .... Doña Barbarita
  • Sorpresas, Las (1975) .... (segment "Corazonada")
  • Gauchos judíos, Los (1975)
  • "Piel naranja" (1975) TV Series .... Elena
  • Triángulo de cuatro (1975)
  • Tregua, La (1974)
  • "Mi hombre sin noche" (1974) TV Series .... Casilda (April-August 1974)
  • Venganzas de Beto Sánchez, Las (1973) .... La maestra
  • "Pobre diabla" (1973) TV Series .... Doña Aída Morelli
  • Heroína (1972)
  • Maffia, La (1972) .... Assunta
  • Tobogán, El (1971) (TV) .... Rosa
  • Guapo del 900, Un (1971)

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