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Rosa María Sardá

  • Rosa María Sardá © EFE

    Rosa María Sardá © EFE



Film, Theatre



Date of birth

Jul 30, 1941

Date of death

Jun 11, 2020

"Actress, presenter, theatre director and producer. She started her career as a comic actress, then branched out into dramatic roles in both Spanish and Catalan."

She was born Barcelona in 1941. She is a self taught vocational actress who began her career in the theatre in the 1970s with performances in shows staged by the comic group La Trinca, featuring three actors, one of whom was her partner. This experience led to appearances in film, where she has worked with directors such as Pedro Almodóvar, Fernando Trueba and Fernando Colomo. On television she has presented several humorous programmes. She surprised audiences in the Goya awards ceremony in 1994, 1999, 2002 and 2010, on this last occasion together with Andreu Buenafuente. She is the sister of the journalist and presenter Javier Sardá. She died in Barcelona in 2020.


Goya for Best Supporting Actress (1994 and 2002)
Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts (2009)

Essential works

  • All About My Mother ©EFE

    All About My Mother Europa (interpretation)

    Movie with which Pedro Almodóvar won, among other various awards, an Oscar and Golden Globe for the best film not in the English language. 

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  • Take My Eyes. Photo courtesy of the Spanish Film Archive

    Take My Eyes (interpretation)

    A startling film that takes on issues concerning abuse and domestic violence from all points of view. 

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