Aitana Sanchez-Gijon

Actor
Best known to American audiences for her role opposite Keanu Reeves in the 1995 romantic drama "A Walk in the Clouds", Aitana Sanchez-Gijon is a well-known Spanish-Italian actress who has appeared in over 50 films and ... Read more »
Born: 11/04/1968

Filmography

Actor (34)

A Man, A Real One 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Three Ages of Crime 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Maktub 2011 (Movie)

(Actor)

Talk to Me About Love 2008 (Movie)

(Actor)

Oviedo Express 2007 (Movie)

Mariola Mayo (Actor)

Animales heridos 2006 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Backwoods 2006 (Movie)

(Actor)

I'm Not Scared 2004 (Movie)

Anna (Actor)

The Machinist 2004 (Movie)

Marie (Actor)

The Whore and the Whale 2003 (Movie)

Vera (Actor)

Hombres Felices 2001 (Movie)

Ana (Actor)

Mi Dulce 2001 (Movie)

Angela (Actor)

Celos 1999 (Movie)

Carmen (Actor)

Rowing With the Wind 1999 (Movie)

Teresa Guicciolo (Actor)

Sin Dejar Huella 1999 (Movie)

Ana (Actor)

Volaverunt 1999 (Movie)

Duchess of Alba (Actor)

Love Walked In 1998 (Movie)

Vicky (Actor)

Ruleta 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Chambermaid on the Titanic 1998 (Movie)

Marie (Actor)

Yerma 1998 (Movie)

Yerma (Actor)

Mouth to Mouth 1997 (Movie)

Amanda (Actor)

Sus Ojos Se Cerraron 1997 (Movie)

Juanita (Actor)

A Walk in the Clouds 1995 (Movie)

Victoria Aragon (Actor)

The Law of the Frontier 1994 (Movie)

Barbara (Actor)

Havanera 1992 (Movie)

Amelia (Actor)

The Bird of Happiness 1992 (Movie)

(Actor)

Bajarse al Moro 1991 (Movie)

Elena (Actor)

El Laberinto Griego 1991 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Perfect Husband 1991 (Movie)

Klara (Actor)

The Monk 1990 (Movie)

Sister Ines (Actor)

El Mar y el Tiempo 1988 (Movie)

Mer (Actor)

Casanova 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

No Hagas Planes con Marga 1987 (Movie)

(Actor)

Jarrapellejos 1986 (Movie)

Isabel (Actor)

Biography

Best known to American audiences for her role opposite Keanu Reeves in the 1995 romantic drama "A Walk in the Clouds", Aitana Sanchez-Gijon is a well-known Spanish-Italian actress who has appeared in over 50 films and TV programs. She first appeared on-screen in the 1986 Spanish melodrama "Romanza final", and soon landed roles in such films as "Jarrapellejos" and "The Sea and the Weather". Sanchez-Gijon, who is the goddaughter of actor Rafael Alberti, worked steadily throughout the 1990s and landed a breakout role opposite Keanu Reeves as a pregnant and abandoned woman in "A Walk in the Clouds". She later appeared as a mysteriously beautiful woman in the romantic drama "The Chambermaid on the Titanic", and as a woman on the run from her drug dealer boyfriend in "Leaving no Trace". In 2003 she landed a major role in the adaptation of the Italian novel "I'm Not Scared", as a woman caught in horrifying web of kidnapping and deceit. She has since appeared as a sympathetic waitress in the psychological drama "The Machinist" and as a manipulative femme fatale in the nautical drama

Milestones

1995

Starred opposite Keanu Reeves in "A Walk in the Clouds"

1987

Feature acting debut, "Jarrapellejos"

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