Adriana Barraza

Golden Globe and Academy Award nominee Adriana Barraza is considered one of the most accomplished and respected Latina film and television actresses in the entertainment industry. In 2018 Forbes Magazine Latin America named Adriana the most influential Latina film actress and one of the 100 most powerful Latin American actors of all time. Her big breakthrough role was in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s (The Revenant, Birdman) film Amores Perros, which was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. She re-collaborated with Iñárritu in Babel opposite Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett and became one of only 6 Mexican actresses to ever receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Some of Barraza's most notable credits include Cake opposite Jennifer Aniston, The 33 directed by Patricia Riggen, the worldwide hit Dora and the Lost City of Gold and the upcoming feature film We Can Be Heroes directed by Robert Rodriguez. She can also currently be seen in the successful short film Bibi opposite JM Longoria and directed by Víctor Dueñas. Barraza has also had an incredible career in television and has starred in successful series that include Capadocia, The Strain, Al Otro Lado Del Muro, Snowfall and most recently is one of the lead characters in the Showtime critically acclaimed original series Penny Dreadful: City of Angels written and created by Academy Award nominee John Logan.