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Aitana Sanchez-Gijon

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Born: November 5, 1968 Cause of Death:
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Best known to American audiences for her role opposite Keanu Reeves in the 1995 romantic drama "A Walk in the Clouds", Aitana Sanchez-Gijon is a well-known Spanish-Italian actress who has appeared in over 50 films and TV programs. She first appeared on-screen in the 1986 Spanish melodrama "Romanza final", and soon landed roles in such films as "Jarrapellejos" and "The Sea and the Weather". Sanchez-Gijon, who is the goddaughter of actor Rafael Alberti, worked steadily throughout the 1990s and landed a breakout role opposite Keanu Reeves as a pregnant and abandoned woman in "A Walk in the Clouds". She later appeared as a mysteriously beautiful woman in the romantic drama "The Chambermaid on the Titanic", and as a woman on the run from her drug dealer boyfriend in "Leaving no Trace". In 2003 she landed a major role in the adaptation of the Italian novel "I'm Not Scared", as a woman caught in horrifying web of kidnapping and deceit. She has since appeared as a sympathetic waitress in the psychological drama "The Machinist" and as a manipulative femme fatale in the nautical drama

Best known to American audiences for her role opposite Keanu Reeves in the 1995 romantic drama "A Walk in the Clouds", Aitana Sanchez-Gijon is a well-known Spanish-Italian actress who has appeared in over 50 films and TV programs. She first appeared on-screen in the 1986 Spanish melodrama "Romanza final", and soon landed roles in such films as "Jarrapellejos" and "The Sea and the Weather". Sanchez-Gijon, who is the goddaughter of actor Rafael Alberti, worked steadily throughout the 1990s and landed a breakout role opposite Keanu Reeves as a pregnant and abandoned woman in "A Walk in the Clouds". She later appeared as a mysteriously beautiful woman in the romantic drama "The Chambermaid on the Titanic", and as a woman on the run from her drug dealer boyfriend in "Leaving no Trace". In 2003 she landed a major role in the adaptation of the Italian novel "I'm Not Scared", as a woman caught in horrifying web of kidnapping and deceit. She has since appeared as a sympathetic waitress in the psychological drama "The Machinist" and as a manipulative femme fatale in the nautical drama

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Maktub (2011)
2.
 Frost, The (2009)
3.
4.
 Oviedo Express (2007)
5.
 Animales heridos (2006)
6.
 Backwoods, The (2006)
7.
 Machinist, The (2004) Marie
9.
 I'm Not Scared (2003) Anna
10.
 Mi Dulce (2001) Angela
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1987:
Feature acting debut, "Jarrapellejos"
1995:
Starred opposite Keanu Reeves in "A Walk in the Clouds"

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