Águila Roja - Netflix
Sat 15 June 2019
Runtime: 80 minutes
Águila Roja - Inma Cuesta - Netflix
Inmaculada Cuesta Martínez (born June 25, 1980) is a Spanish cinema, television and theater actress.
Águila Roja - Biography - Netflix
Born in Valencia, she spent her childhood in Arquillos (Jaén). Her father was an upholsterer, so she used to collect the leftovers to make handbags and sell them to finance her studies. At age of 18, she moved to Córdoba to study a Degree at the School of Dramatic Art. After completing her studies, she continued her training in Seville. In 2005 she moved to Madrid and entered the Conservatory and School of Dance, a performing arts center run by Carmen Roche. Once settled in the capital of Spain, she undertook her career in the world of the theater from the hand of Nacho Cano starring in the musical Hoy no me puedo levantar. Her first starring role in television was in the series Amar en tiempos revueltos, playing the role of Elisa, a humble girl who became a well-known singer of the time. After three seasons and almost three years in the musical she signed for another television series, Plan América with Pepe Sancho (TVE 2008). Very soon she got her first change in the cinema with the movie Café solo con ellas with Asier Etxeandía, Alejo Sauras, Diego Paris, Terele Pávez and Elena Ballesteros, among others. Later, she starred together with Fele Martínez and Angel de Andrés the film El kaserón. In 2009, she began to play the role of Margarita in the series Águila roja which was broadcast by the Spanish national televisión (TVE). In April that same year she appeared on the cover of the magazine FHM and other publications. She shot Águila Roja: la película, the film version of the series, and starred in the film Primos, a comedy by Daniel Sánchez Arévalo, along with Quim Gutiérrez, Raúl Arévalo and Antonio de la Torre. On October 21, 2011, she premiered La voz dorada, a film by Benito Zambrano, co-starring with María León. The film, set in the Spanish Civil War, was preselected by the Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España (Spanish Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences). At the beginning of 2012, she was a candidate for the Goya Awards as Best Actress thanks to her role in the film La voz dormida. That year, she also participated in the shoting of the film Grupo 7 (Alberto Rodríguez) with Mario Casas and Antonio de la Torre. Also, she played the role of Carmen de Triana, in the Spanish adaptation of Pablo Berger’s Blancanieves, a silent and black-and-white film with the music as a common thread, in which actresses Maribel Verdú, Ángela Molina and Macarena García also participated. Almost at the same time, she starred in the short film by Rodrigo Atíza, Muchacha con paisaje and participated in Words with Gods (based on Guillermo Arriaga’s idea) from the hand of Álex de la Iglesia in a project where directors from all around the world present an episode about religion. In November 2012, she starred together with Alberto Ammann, Karra Elejalde and Antonio de la Torre on Daniel Calparsoro’s last film, Invasor, for which she won the nomination for best supporting actress at the Premios Mestre Mateo awards. In 2013 she played Ruth in Javier Ruiz Caldera’s story 3 bodas de más, with Martíño Rivas, Paco León, Quim Gutiérrez, Rossy de Palma and Laura Sánchez, among others. She returned to the musicals with Javier Gutiérrez and Marta Ribera with the work ¡Ay, Carmela!. In 2016, along with Argentine actor Ricardo Darín, she performed a young girl from a small villa in Buenos Aires in the film Kóblic by Sebastian Borestein.