Marina de Tavira


Marina de Tavira is a theater, film and television actress. Her work has been developed mainly in the Mexican Theater stages working with the most prestigious directors. She has starred in plays by authors such as: Bertolt Brecht, Harold Pinter, David Mamet, Ximena Escalante, among others.

In cinema,  she has worked with various directors such as: Rodrigo Pla in the winning film of the ‘Leone Del Futuro Award’ for the ‘best debut’ at the 2007 Venice Film Festival. She has also worked with Carlos Carrera, Issa Lopez, Marina Chenillo, Hari Sama, and with Alfonso Cuarón in his most recent film “ROMA”. 

Amongst her most recent works on television are “Ingobernable” for Netflix and “Falco” for Amazon, directed by Ernesto Contreras.  Marina’s work has been nominated and awarded several times by various associations of theater critics and journalists in Mexico.

Her most recent performance was in the multi-award-winning film “ROMA” under the direction of Alfonso Cuaron. 

Here, Marina played ‘Ms. Sofia’, a character that gave her an ‘Oscar and Platinum Awards’ nomination in the Best Supporting Actress category; likewise, Marina won the ‘Ariel’ award in the same category.

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