Silvia Pinal

Silvia Pinal
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Pinal in the 1959 Italian film Men and Noblemen
BornSilvia Pinal Hidalgo
(1931-09-12) 12 September 1931 (age 86)
Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico
ResidenceMexico City, Mexico
OccupationActress, producer
Years active1949–present
Political partyInstitutional Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s)Rafael Banquells (1947–1952)
Gustavo Alatriste (1961–1967)
Enrique Guzmán (1967–1976)
Tulio Hernandez (1982–1995)
ChildrenSylvia Pasquel
Viridiana Alatriste (deceased)
Alejandra Guzmán
Luis Enrique Guzmán
Parent(s)Luis G. Pinal (deceased)
María Luisa Hidalgo (deceased)
RelativesMiguel Hidalgo y Costilla (great-great-great granduncle)
Stephanie Salas (granddaughter)
Michelle Salas (great-granddaughter)
Mercedes Pinal (half-sister)
Beatriz Pinal (half-sister)
Eugenia Pinal (half-sister)
AwardsPalme d'Or
1961 Viridiana
Golden Ariel 2008
Ariel Award for Best Actress:
1957 Locura Pasional
1958 La dulce enemiga
Ariel Award for Best Supporting Actress
1953 Un rincón cerca del cielo
Premios ACE
1978 Las Mariposas Disecadas
Diosas de Plata
2009 Trayectoria artística

Silvia Pinal Hidalgo (born 12 September 1931) is a Mexican actress, producer and politician. She is one of the most recognized and versatile Mexican actresses worldwide. She is internationally known for having starred in a famous movie trilogy with the famed film director Luis Buñuel, highlighting the classic film Viridiana (1961).

Pinal is considered one of the last living legends of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema. She is also considered one of the pioneers of the television and musical theater in Mexico. Her daughters and some of her descendants have dabbled in the stardom world, making Pinal the head of one of the most famous artistic dynasties of Mexico.

Early life

Silvia Pinal Hidalgo was born in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico, on 12 September 1931. She was the only daughter of Maria Luisa Hidalgo, a descendant of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla,[citation needed] founder of the independence movement in Mexico, and Luis G. Pinal a journalist, military and politician. By father's side, she had three half-sisters. She and her family lived in several cities in Mexico: Querétaro, Cuernavaca and Acapulco, and finally settling in Mexico City. In Mexico City she worked as a secretary for a pharmaceutical firm. Later, she had the opportunity to participate in the recording of some radio plays in the XEQ, a Mexican radio station: Dos pesos la dejada and A Midsummer Night's Dream. She also took acting classes in the Palacio de Bellas Artes. She was chosen Queen of the Mexican Students and was presented with the Cuban actor and director Rafael Banquells, who included her in several plays that sat in the theater company of the Spanish actress Isabelita Blanch. Her first work was an experimental project called Los caprichos de Goya.

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