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Anna Lizaran is a Actor Espagnol born on 31 august 1944 at Esparreguera (Espagne)

Anna Lizaran

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Birth name Anna Lizaran
Nationality Espagne
Birth 31 august 1944 at Esparreguera (Espagne)
Death 12 january 2013 (at 68 years) at Barcelona (Espagne)

Anna Lizaran (31 August 1944 – 12 January 2013) was a Catalan actress of stage, film and television.


Early life
Lizaran's father was a mechanic and her mother a dressmaker. She showed enormous interest in the theatre when she was a child and studied theatre in the Centre d'Estudis Experimentals of Barcelona and was one of the first members of Els Comediants. In 1974, she moved to Paris to study with the mime Jacques Lecoq.

When Lizaran returned to Barcelona in 1976, she started working in the Teatre Lliure. She since starred in such celebrated Spanish movies as High Heels (together with co-star Penélope Cruz) and Actrius. In 1996, she directed the TV show Arsènic i puntes de coixí for television. In 2005, she performed the character Rosa for the second season of the TV3 sitcom L'un per l'altre.

In her later years she performed in the television series La Via Augusta (2007), the film Herois (2010), and her latest theater performance was for the Catalan adaptation of August: Osage County as Violet and broke records for the Teatre Nacional de Catalunya.

Lizaran died in the Hospital Clínic, Barcelona on the morning of 12 January 2013 of cancer at age 68. The cancer was diagnosed three months before her death. She was unable to release her latest theater work, La Bête.

Best films

High Heels (1991)

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Filmography of Anna Lizaran (4 films)

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Herois (2010)
, 1h45
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Adventure
Actors Eva Santolaria Millán, Alex Monner, Àlex Brendemühl, Mireia Vilapuig, Lluís Homar, Emma Suárez
Roles Àvia Men
Rating71% 3.590663.590663.590663.590663.59066
Un jeune homme, œuvrant dans le domaine de la publicité et ayant une vie personnelle peu active, se retrouve dans une course contre la montre afin de se rendre à une importante réunion d'affaires. Durant son périple, il rencontre une femme avec laquelle il ne partage environ rien en commun. Ils se remémoreront le moment le plus mythique et émotionnel de leur enfance: le dernier été passé avec leur groupe d'amis.
Actrius (1997)
, 1h30
Directed by Ventura Pons
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama
Actors Rosa Maria Sardà, Anna Lizaran, Mercè Pons
Roles Maria
Rating68% 3.4236253.4236253.4236253.4236253.423625
In order to prepare the role of an important old actress, a theatre student interviews three actresses who were her pupils: an international diva (Glòria Marc, played by Núria Espert), a television star (Assumpta Roca, played by Rosa Maria Sardà) and a dubbing director (Maria Caminal, played by Anna Lizaran).
High Heels
High Heels (1991)
, 1h53
Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Films about disabilities, LGBT-related films, Sign-language films, Films about language and translation, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Victoria Abril, Féodor Atkine, Marisa Paredes, Miguel Bosé, Anna Lizaran, Cristina Marcos
Roles Margarita
Rating70% 3.549313.549313.549313.549313.54931
Rebeca, a TV news broadcaster, is at Madrid's airport anxiously awaiting the return of her mother whom she has not seen since she was a child. Her mother, Becky del Páramo, a famous torch song singer, is coming back to Spain after a fifteen-year stay in Mexico. While waiting, Rebeca recalls incidents from her childhood in which her mother let her in the background of her life preoccupied with her career and her romantic life. For fifteen years Rebeca has longed for her mother to come back and for the love and affection of which she had been deprived. Nevertheless, her love is accompanied by a deep resentment.