Silvia Pinal

Silvia Pinal
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Silvia Pinal Biography

Silvia Pinal (born Silvia Pinal Hidalgo on September 12, 1931 in Guaymas, Sonora) is a Mexican actress, who had roles in several of Luis Buñuel's movies such as El ángel exterminador and Viridiana.

Silvia Pinal married several times to artists and politicians, among them Cuban actor Rafael Banquells who fathered a daughter with her, actress Silvia Pasquel (Pasquel is a combination of the surnames Pinal and Banquells). She then married Gustavo Alatriste, a businessman turned movie producer who granted her desires of working with Buñuel and fathered the late Viridiana Alatriste. She also married Enrique Guzmán a Venezuelan-born actor and singer who fathered her daughter Alejandra Guzmán, a singer. Silvia and Enrique hosted a TV show in the 1970s and divorced when Alejandra was still a child. Read Full Bio >>

Silvia Pinal Awards

1998 Mexican Cinema Journalists For a career spanning fifty years. Won
1979 Premios ACE Cinema - Best Actress Las mariposas disecadas (1978). Won
1958 Ariel Awards, Mexico Best Actress La dulce enemiga (1957). Won
1957 Ariel Awards, Mexico Best Actress Locura pasional (1956). Won
1956 Ariel Awards, Mexico Best Actress Un extraño en la escalera (1955). Nominated

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