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Laura Esquivel

Biography

Mexican novelist and politician most widely known on her behalf 1989 debut novel, Like Drinking water for Chocolates. Her other released works are the Law of Like (1996) and Malinche (2006). In 2012 she was elected towards the Chamber of Deputies in Mexico. She was created in Mexico Town. Ahead of her writing profession, she was a instructor and went a children’s theatre group. Her additional literary works consist of Between Two Fires (2000) and Swift as Desire (2001). She was raised in Mexico with three siblings. She was wedded to acting professional/movie director Alfonso Arau from 1975-1995. Her book, Like Drinking water for Chocolate, influenced an award-winning 1992 film from the same name. The film starred acting professional Marco Leonardi.

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Full Name Laura Esquivel
Date Of Birth September 30, 1950
Place Of Birth Mexico City, Mexico
Profession Novelist
Education Escuela Normal de Maestros
Nationality Mexican
Spouse Alfonso Arau
Parents Julio César Esquivel, Josefa Valdés
Awards Ariel Award for Best Screenplay for Cinema
Movies Like Water for Chocolate, Tacos de oro
TV Shows Patito Feo
Star Sign Libra

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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Divina, está en tu corazón 2017 TV Series Divina
Maktub 2011 Linda
Natale in Sudafrica 2010 Laura
Un paradiso per due 2010 TV Movie Margherita
il mondo di patty - la festa di Patty al cinema 2010 Patty
Patito feo 2007-2008 TV Series Patricia Castro Díaz Rivarola / Patricia Castro

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nunca es tarde 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2013-2015 TV Series performer - 36 episodes
Cántame una canción 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Patito feo 2007 TV Series performer - 2 episodes

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nunca es tarde 2016-2017 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
Pasapalabra 2016-2017 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Contestant
Almorzando con Mirtha Legrand 2007-2017 TV Series Herself - Guest
Mejor de noche 2016 TV Series Herself - Guest
Un sol para los chicos 2016 TV Series Herself
Bailando por un sueño 2016 TV Series Herself - Musical Guest
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2013-2015 TV Series Herself / Evita / Finalist / ...
Laten corazones 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest Judge
Escape perfecto 2015 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Contestant
Morfi, todos a la mesa 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
Damas y Sres. del Musical 2015 TV Movie Herself - Performer: 'Last Night Of The World' / 'Falling Slowly'
Todos juntos 2015: 25 años de Telefé 2015 TV Movie Herself - Guest
¿Qué fue primero, el huevo o la gallina? 2015 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Contestant
La noche de Mirtha 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
AM - Antes del mediodía 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
Gracias por venir, gracias por estar 2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
Premios Martín Fierro 2014 2014 TV Special Herself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Pura Química 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
Io canto 2010 TV Series Herself
Companhia das Manhãs 2010 TV Series Herself
Cántame una canción 2010 TV Series Herself
El programa de Ana Rosa 2010 TV Series Herself
Episódio Especial 2009 TV Series Herself
Premios Martín Fierro 2009 2009 TV Movie Herself - Audience Member
Premios Martín Fierro 2008 2008 TV Movie Herself - Nominee: Best New Artist
Mañanas informales 2005 TV Series Herself - Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
AM - Antes del mediodía 2014 TV Series Herself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007 Clarin Award Clarín Entertainment Awards Best New Actress - Television (Televisión: Revelación Femenina) Patito feo (2007)
2007 Premio Martín Fierro Premios Martín Fierro Revelation Patito feo (2007)


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