“Young and famous” that is the description that would fit Ivana Baquero the best. She has been featured in several movies and television series and was already famous by the age of 11. She is a famous Spaniard actress, about 1.6 meters tall who resides in Barcelona Spain.
By the age of 8 years, Ivana had already shown her potential in acting. She played several small roles in various films before her magic year 2006. In the year 2006, hundreds of young actresses had turned out to play the role of Ofelia in Pan’s Labyrinth. Amongst the whole lot, the honor to play the role went to Ivana, even forcing the film director Guillermo Del Toro to adjust the film’s plot to accommodate Ivana since the Ofelia role was initially made for an 8-year-old. That was the magic moment Ivana will live to remember for it was then that her film career officially took a course. She has also appeared in several films which include ‘fragile’, ‘Romasanta’ and ‘Rottweiler’, all which she was 9 years and 10 respectively.
Ivana made her first appearance in the American entertainment industry in the year 2009 where she played the title role a horror film by John Connolly. Later she appeared in ‘The New Daughter’, with Kevin Costner. Her beauty is simply appealing and corresponds with her friendly persona. In the year 2007, she was listed as one of the 50 most beautiful ladies published by the ‘People en Español’ magazine and ranked 40 on movie-fanatic.com’s top 50 hottest young actresses.
Ivana received the Goya award for the best new actress. Her outstanding performance in ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ earned her this award alongside global recognition. The union of Spanish Actors also recognized her acting and awarded her the best newcomer. Other awards include the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor and the Imagen Award for Best Actress.
In the year 2015, Terry Brook’s best-selling novel ‘The Elfstones of Shannara’ was adapted for a New Zealand MTV’s television series named ‘The Shannara Chronicles’. About 400 actors had turned up or the role of Eretria which was finally awarded to the talented Ivana.
Ivana Baquero was born on the 11th June the year 1994 in Barcelona, Spain. She finished her high school studies in 2012 at The American School of Barcelona. She was born to Ivan Baquero, a Mechanical Engineering in STE Pharma Systems. Her mother is Julia Macias is currently based at Washington University in St. Louis where she is the Assistant Dean in the office of scholar programs.
Ivana is currently a renowned actress best known for playing the leading role of Ofelia in the fantastical film Pan’s Labyrinth. Her career debuted in the film Romasanta when Ivana was only 8 years old. Since then, Ivana’s life has entirely been occupied by the film industry.
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