Leonor Watling Biography
Leonor Watling was born in Madrid, Spain on July 28, 1965 to a Spanish father and British mother. She speaks English and Spanish fluently. The mixture of two cultures had magnificent effect on Watling.
The sexy Spanish star began her acting career in theater. She made her debut in films at the age 15 in Jardines colgantes directed by Pablo Llorca. After being noticed with good acting quality, she started to participate in several TV series like Hermanos de leche, Farmacia de guardia and starred in her most successful series Raquel busca su sitio.
Multi-talented actress Leonor Watling had a chance to work with prestisious French director Pedro Almodovar. They worked together in 2002 drama film Talk to Her. She gained her popularity in her noticeable performance as a neurotic fledging writer who found out that her concert pianist mother has fallen in love with a woman in the comedy films A mi madre le gustan las mujeres. In 2003, she won the Best Actress Award during the Cartagena Film Festival for this movie.
Watling received another Best Actress Award for the Movie Inconscientes (2004) where she played a nine-month pregnant Alma, a neurotic yet lovable character. Her other film credits include new crime drama Cronicas, an official Oscar selection from Ecuador in the Best Foreign Film Category. Cronicas tells a story of a reporter who is determined to unearth a serial killer in a small town in Ecuador.
Leonor Watling dubbed Anne Hathaway as the voice of Red Pucket (Little Red Riding Hood) in Hoodwinked. Leonor also takes part in 2007 movie The Oxford Murders alongside Elijah Wood and John Hurt.
As a singer, she likes being sexy while performing on stage. The band was able to released successful hot albums including Marlango (2004), Imperfection (2005) followed by Imperfection Special edition in 2006 and two albums in 2007- Selection and Electrical Morning.
Leonor Watling's boyfriend is composer Jorge Drexler whose song Al otro lado del Rio is the first Academy Award-Winner that is in Spanish language.