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Assumpta Serna is a Actor Espagnol born on 16 september 1957

Assumpta Serna

Assumpta Serna
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Birth name María Asunción Rodés Serna
Nationality Espagne
Birth 16 september 1957 (66 years)

Assumpta Serna (born 16 September 1957) is a Spanish actress. She is known for her role in I, the Worst of All (1990) portraying famous Mexican religious scholar Sor Juana, although she may be most remembered for her role as Peninsular War guerrilla commander Teresa Moreno in the first four of the ITV Richard Sharpe series of films based on the novels of Bernard Cornwell. She also co-starred with Antonio Banderas in Matador (1986), one of the first films by Pedro Almodóvar, and she has also appeared in films such as Wild Orchid (1990), Chain of Desire (1992), Nostradamus (1994), The Shooter (1995), The Craft (1996) and Kiss & Tell (1997).

Serna was born as María Asunción Rodés Serna in Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain). She married her co-star in Sharpe's Company, Scott Cleverdon, who portrayed Lieutenant Harry Price in the film. She has also appeared in the 2003 ITV television drama on King Henry VIII as Catherine of Aragon, and the Spanish TV series Aquí no hay quien viva.

In 2011 Serna plays one of the female leads, Vannozza dei Cattanei, mistress of Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia, future Pope Alexander VI, in Tom Fontana's historical drama Borgia.

She has written two books on acting technique, "Screenacting" and "Monologues in V.O." and currently teaches courses "Acting for Camera", "Directing Actors" and "The Script and the Actor" at various acting schools and workshops. She has also served as president of AISGE, Actores e Intérpretes — Sociedad de Gestión de España, Spain's principal actors' union.

She is fluent in English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Catalan and Spanish.

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Filmography of Assumpta Serna (31 films)

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Un si beau voyage, 2h17
Directed by Khaled Ghorbal
Origin France
Genres Drama
Actors Assumpta Serna, Abdelhafid Metalsi, Awatef Jendoubi, Olivier Rabourdin, Ahmed Snoussi
Roles Pilar
Rating69% 3.4617353.4617353.4617353.4617353.461735
Mohamed, ouvrier à la retraite, vit dans un foyer de travailleurs en banlieue parisienne. Il se trouve contraint de quitter sa chambre et décide de rentrer en Tunisie, son pays d’origine qu’il n’a plus revu depuis de longues années.
Uncertainty, 1h45
Directed by Scott McGehee, David Siegel
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Actors Viola Lynn Collins, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Assumpta Serna, Olivia Thirlby, Jenn Colella
Roles Sylvia Montero
Rating56% 2.8491852.8491852.8491852.8491852.849185
Bobby (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and Kate (Lynn Collins) are a young couple who have been together ten months. Kate is 11 weeks pregnant. They can't make up their minds where to go on the Fourth of July, or whether to have the baby, so they decide to flip a coin. After Bobby flips the coin, they both run off Brooklyn Bridge in opposite directions. From that moment on two separate storylines are followed.
I Vicerè
I Vicerè (2007)
, 2h
Directed by Roberto Faenza
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Historical, Romance
Actors Andrea Rivera, Lando Buzzanca, Cristiana Capotondi, Assumpta Serna, Magdalena Grochowska, Sebastiano Lo Monaco
Roles Duchess Radalì
Rating61% 3.0922353.0922353.0922353.0922353.092235
Uzeda, a Sicilian family faithful to the Bourbon kings, with the Unification of Italy in 1861 and the rise to power of Giuseppe Garibaldi and Vittorio Emanuele II, begins to lose his power, although Sicily remains in the hands of Prince Giacomo (Giacomo Uzeda).
The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes, 1h39
Directed by Frères Quay
Origin German
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Themes La fin du monde, Disaster films, Films about earthquakes
Actors Amira Casar, Gottfried John, Assumpta Serna
Roles Assumpta
Rating61% 3.09933.09933.09933.09933.0993
A 19th-century opera singer is murdered on-stage shortly before her forthcoming wedding. Soon after being slain by the nefarious Dr. Emmanuel Droz during a live performance, Malvina van Stille is spirited away to the inventor's remote villa to be reanimated and forced to play the lead in a grim production staged to recreate her abduction. As the time for the performance draws near, piano tuner of earthquakes Felisberto sets out to activate the seven essential automata who dot the dreaded doctor's landscape and make sure all the essential elements are in place. Once again instilled with life after her brief stay in the afterworld, amnesiac Malvina is soon drawn to the mysterious Felisberto as a result of his uncanny resemblance to her one-time fiancé Adolfo.
Une autre vie, 1h30
Directed by Luc Béraud
Origin France
Genres Drama
Actors William Nadylam, Assumpta Serna, Ibtissem Guerda, Fatou Ndiaye, Pascal Nzonzi, Nadia Barentin
Roles Gina, une psychologue hospitalière qui vit seule depuis la mort de son compagnon

Le Malien Ismaël Traoré, après avoir terminé ses études de médecine à Marseille, s’installe à Martigues et contrarie ainsi les projets de son oncle qui aurait voulu qu’après son mariage arrangé selon la tradition avec Djenaba, il vienne diriger l’hôpital de Bamako. Ismaël a ses raisons (secrètes) : il est amoureux d’une psychologue hospitalière...
Why Not Me?, 1h35
Directed by Stéphane Giusti
Origin France
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, Coming out, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Amira Casar, Julie Gayet, Bruno Putzulu, Alexandra London, Carmen Chaplin, Johnny Hallyday
Roles Diane
Rating63% 3.190993.190993.190993.190993.19099
Camille est la fondatrice, avec ses amis Nico et Eva, d’une maison d’édition spécialisée dans le manga et la science fiction, à Barcelone. Elle vit depuis plus de trois ans avec Ariane, une étudiante de bonne famille sur-diplômée qui n’a pas su encore choisir sa vocation professionnelle. Nico et Eva sont célibataires et homosexuels, ont des aventures chacun de leur côté tout en habitant ensemble et jouant la comédie du couple sur le point de se marier pour les parents d’Eva.
Kiss & Tell
Directed by Jordan Alan
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Justine Bateman, Heather Graham, Henry Hopper, Mariah O'Brien, Richmond Arquette, Lewis Arquette
Roles Dr. Monica DeBirdy
Rating43% 2.1829252.1829252.1829252.1829252.182925
Justine Bateman plays Molly, a performance artist who is found dead. Police detectives interview her friends (played by Heather Graham and others) to learn who killed her and why.
The Craft
The Craft (1996)
, 1h41
Directed by Andrew Fleming
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Witches in film
Actors Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, Rachel True, Skeet Ulrich, Breckin Meyer
Roles Lirio
Rating64% 3.2028253.2028253.2028253.2028253.202825
Sarah Bailey (Robin Tunney), a troubled teenager, has just moved from San Francisco to Los Angeles with her father and stepmother. At her new school, she forms a friendship with a group of girls rumored to be witches, Bonnie (Neve Campbell), Nancy (Fairuza Balk) and Rochelle (Rachel True). At the same time, Sarah becomes attracted to the popular Chris (Skeet Ulrich). Bonnie, Nancy and Rochelle worship a powerful deity named "Manon".
Managua (1996)
, 42minutes
Directed by Anne Aghion
Genres Drama, Action
Themes Documentary films about war, Documentary films about historical events, Disaster films
Actors Louis Gossett Jr., Assumpta Serna, Robert Beltran, John Savage, Michael Moriarty, Mario Cimarro
Roles Martha
Rating45% 2.2992952.2992952.2992952.2992952.299295
Envoyé spécial du Pentagone, Paul Gleason arrive au Nicaragua avec une mission : retrouver Dennis Rice, un ami tué dans un accident de moto. En réalité, Gleason doit éliminer Rice, agent infiltré dans un cartel dont il serait désormais l'un des chefs. Un acte de trahison ? En apparence seulement. Dans son enquête, menacé par Bartel, le plus gros trafiquant du pays, il va de surprise en surprise, découvrant que le supposé mort est bien vivant et qu'il a de bonnes raisons de se cacher, de fuir le même Bartel qui, contre sa vie et celle de sa famille, attend de lui une liste d'officiels corrompus...
One Hundred and One Nights, 1h41
Directed by Agnès Varda
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Historical, Romance
Actors Michel Piccoli, Marcello Mastroianni, Henri Garcin, Julie Gayet, Mathieu Demy, Anouk Aimée
Roles Mute Actress in Hollywood
Rating64% 3.2453253.2453253.2453253.2453253.245325
Film student Camille Miralis (Julie Gayet) is hired by Simon Cinéma, a centenarian cinephile, who lives in a castle and is losing his memory. Over a period of three months she is paid to tell him stories from various films to help him remember his past.
The Shooter, 1h29
Directed by Ted Kotcheff
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Actors Dolph Lundgren, Maruschka Detmers, Assumpta Serna, John Ashton, Gavan O'Herlihy, Simón Andreu
Roles Marta
Rating51% 2.551162.551162.551162.551162.55116
Un agent de la CIA est pris dans une intrigue politique après qu'il s'introduit pour résoudre le assassiner d'un ambassadeur cubain.
Nostradamus, 1h59
Directed by Roger Christian
Origin France
Genres Drama, Biography, Historical
Themes Films about writers
Actors Tchéky Karyo, F. Murray Abraham, Rutger Hauer, Amanda Plummer, Julia Ormond, Assumpta Serna
Roles Anne
Rating58% 2.9008052.9008052.9008052.9008052.900805
Physicien et astrologue, Nostradamus a de nombreuses visions de l'avenir. Il doit faire face à l'Inquisition et va à l'encontre des théories scientifiques de son époque. Mais il parvient à enrayer une épidémie de peste et parvient à entrer à la cour du roi Charles IX.
Sharpe's Company, 1h40
Origin United-kingdom
Genres War, Action, Adventure, Historical
Themes Political films, Napoleonic Wars films, French Revolution films
Actors Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Hugh Fraser, Michael Byrne, Pete Postlethwaite, Assumpta Serna
Roles Comandante Teresa Moreno
Rating78% 3.939563.939563.939563.939563.93956
It is 1812. General Wellesley (Hugh Fraser) is ready to invade Spain from Portugal. But two formidable fortresses stand in the way. When the first, Ciudad Rodrigo, is taken, Colonel Lawford is severely wounded and forced to relinquish command of the South Essex Regiment, depriving Captain Sharpe (Sean Bean) of an influential friend.
Sharpe's Enemy
Origin United-kingdom
Genres War, Action, Adventure, Historical
Themes Political films, Napoleonic Wars films, French Revolution films
Actors Sean Bean, Daragh O'Malley, Tony Haygarth, Hugh Fraser, Michael Byrne, Pete Postlethwaite
Roles Comandante Teresa Moreno
Rating78% 3.939673.939673.939673.939673.93967
In 1813, a band of deserters, British, French, and others, led by Sharpe's nemesis Obadiah Hakeswill (Pete Postlethwaite) and a French renegade named Pot-au-Feu (Tony Haygarth), takes over a Portuguese village. Lady Isabella (Elizabeth Hurley), the wife of Sir Augustus Farthingdale (Jeremy Child), the English military envoy to Portugal, is taken captive. The brigands demand a ransom for her and for another lady taken earlier, Sarah (Helena Michell), the spouse of French Colonel Dubreton (François Guétary).