María Isabel "Maribel" Verdú Rollán (born 2 October 1970) is a Spanish actress. She is thought to english-speaking audiences for enjoying Luisa within the 2001 film Y tu mamá también and Mercedes in Guillermo del Toro's 2006 film Pan's Labyrinth. In Kingdom of Spain she is thought for films like Lovers (Amantes), belle Époque, The Blind Sunflowers (Los girasoles ciegos) and Blancanieves.
Verdú was born in madrid, Spain. She began acting at thirteen, showing in varied commercials. She left college at the age of fifteen therefore she may absolutely devote herself to her acting career. Verdú has appeared in additional than sixty movies since 1984, the bulk of them in Spanish. She has additionally been in various TV shows.
Verdú has been nominated for the goya Award on seven occasions. Her initial nomination came with the film Amantes by Vicente Aranda, eventually losing to Sílvia Munt for her role in alas de mariposa. Her second nomination came for her casting role within the Celestine by Gerardo Vera however lost once more to Mari Carrillo for Más Alla del Jardín. In La Buena Estrella by ricardo Franco she achieved her third nomination, ultimately losing to Cecilia roth in Martín Hache. In 2006 she received her fourth nomination with Pan's Labyrinth by Guillermo del Toro, losing all over again to Penélope Cruz. Finally, on her fifth nomination, she won the goya Award for Seven billiard Tables.
Excluding her goya Award, Verdú possesses 2 Ondas Awards and 2 Silver Frame awards (between seven nominations) as Best tv actress for the series Canguros and as Best actress for The Blind Sunflowers by José Luis Cuerda, that she additionally received her sixth goya nomination. the subsequent year she would be nominated once more for the film Tetro by Francis Ford coppola.She is additionally the sole Spanish actress to win the Ariel Award in North American country as Best thespian for Pan's Labyrinth.Maribel Verdú has additionally been near awards in category a movie festivals, like the Berlin International festival. In 1991 Verdú's casting partner, Victoria Abril, raised the Silver Bear for Best actress in Amantes. In 2007, within the San Sebastián International festival another casting partner of Verdú, Blanca Portillo, took the award for Best actress in Seven billiard Tables.