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Elena Anaya – popular Spanish actress, star of Pedro Almodovar, “The Skin I Live In”, the winner of “Goya” awards. Also known for his roles in the films “Sex and Lucia”, “Van Helsing,” “Dead Fish” and others.
Elena Anaya was born July 17, 1975 in the Spanish city of Palencia, becoming the fourth child in the family. The parents soon divorced, which was a real blow for Elena. In his youth, it showed the need for an extreme: not tending to the school, girl having fun spending energy on karate lessons, scuba diving and rock climbing. After the end of the hated school Elena decided to become an actress and went to conquer Madrid. She was able to go to the Royal Higher School of Dramatic Arts.
The first role in the movie Elena won in twenty years in the undistinguished short film «Adiós Naboelk» (1995), where her sister, Marina worked as an artist. A full debut actress held a year later in “Africa” film (1996). Directed by Alfonso Anaya inexperienced Ungru entrusted the role of the main character, nicknamed Africa. Burning brown-eyed brunette with screens if challenged around the world. On her immediately noticed other directors are recognized in Elena magnetism, energy, and outstanding potential. In the same year, 21-year-old actress has invited Fernando Leon De Arano in his comedy “The Family” (1996). The picture was a great success in Spain, awarded the main national film award “Goya”. Career student Elena went up the hill, but because of the flood of suggestions she had to quit university. In 1998, Anaya appeared in three of the Spanish tapes, playing the central characters – seductive beauties. Notoriety she brought the role of Belen in the erotic tape Julio Medem’s “Sex and Lucia” (2001), which has won several awards “Goya”. Following the actress has appeared in a number of ambitious projects of the Spanish, attracted the attention of Hollywood filmmakers. So, Anaya appeared in the form of pili in the dramatic comedy about hell and heaven director Agustín Díaz Yanes’ do not tempt me “(2001) with Penelope Cruz in the lead role. The tape has received eleven nominations for “Goya”. Elena then played a supporting character in the movie Angel Pedro Almodovar’s “Talk to Her” (2002), which received the award “Oscar”. Soon it approved for the lead role of the Queen of criminals in the Spanish comedy “Two sharp jerk” (2003).
In 29 years, Elena has gained relative fame outside Spain thanks to the image of fearless bride of Dracula Alirio Hollywood blockbuster Stephen Sommers’ Van Helsing “(2004). Having achieved star status in his homeland, Elena began increasingly to appear in the films of foreign production, and in the leading roles: in the French action film “Three hours of escape” (2010), the Spanish-American drama “Savage Grace” (2007), the French-Canadian tape . “Enemy of the state №1: Legend” (2008), a Canadian-Irish melodrama “Cairo time” (2009), etc. The true triumph caught actress in thirty-six years. In 2011, the famous Pedro Almodóvar again invited her in his painting, but this time for the performance of the title role. Work in the movie “The Skin I Live In” (2011) became the hallmark of Helen, which demonstrated a brilliant game. The thriller about a mad plastic surgeon (played by Antonio Banderas), she played two characters at the same time: a fragile woman and a man in a female body. Critics praised the work Anaya, awarding it “Goya” award as the best actress of the year. Almodovar film met applause at the Cannes Film Festival, in addition, he received a nomination for the “Golden Globe” and the award from the British Academy.