Ana de la Reguera
Ana de la Reguera
Anabell Gardoqui "Ana" de la Reguera (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈana ðe la reˈɣeɾa]; born April 8, 1977) is a Mexican actress who has starred in telenovelas, films, the HBO television series Eastbound & Down and Capadocia, and the Amazon television series Goliath.
Reguera was born in Veracruz, Mexico. Her mother, Nena de la Reguera, was a Miss Veracruz who became a journalist and television personality. Reguera began taking classes in classic ballet and later began performance arts studies at Instituto Veracruzano de la Cultura. She left Veracruz to study at Televisa's CEA, and later studied with Juan Carlos Corazza in Spain and then in Los Angeles with Aaron Spicer, Lisa Robertson and Joan Scheckel.
Reguera's acting career began with her role in the telenovela Azul (1996) followed by Pueblo chico, infierno grande (1997), with Verónica Castro, for which she received the Heraldo award for best female acting, and Desencuentro which was her third telenovela under the direction of Ernesto Alonso.
Tentaciones (1998) marked her beginning with the production company Argos Comunicación. She was immediately offered a role in Tentaciones and Todo por amor, for which she received the Palmas de or award.
Cara o Cruz was the first telenovela co-production between Argos Comunicación and Telemundo. Reguera played María Salome in the successful telenovela Gitanas.
Reguera participated in El Cartero, directed by Raúl Quintanilla, for which she received two awards from the Mexican Association of Theatre Journalists. She then played Desdemona in Othello and Danna in the play Nadando con Tiburones, alongside Demián Bichir and Alfonso Herrera.
Her introduction to film was in Por la libre. Later she appeared in Ladies Night alongside Ana Claudia Talancón, for which she received an MTV Movie Award for 'Favorite Actress'. At the 40th Diosas de Plata Awards of the Mexican Cinema, she received the Dolores del Rio award. In 2005 she played the starring role in Gitanas which aired on Telemundo.
She is known for her role as Sister Encarnación in Nacho Libre, a film by Jared Hess, director of Napoleon Dynamite. She also played Sam Rockwell's wife 'Maria' in Cowboys & Aliens directed by Jon Favreau.
She won a CANCACINE and Imagen Award for her role in Backyard, a 2009 Mexican crime film directed by directed by Carlos Carrera which was Mexican Choice for foreign film at the Oscars.
In 2010, she played the historical Josefa Quintana, a mistress of Father Miguel Hidalgo, played by Demian Bichir who was a hero of the Mexican War of Independence, in the Mexican film Hidalgo: La historia jamás contada.
In 2006, Reguera hosted the MTV Video Music Awards Latin America. She will co-host the 2018 Latin Grammy Awards alongside Carlos Rivera.
|Por la libre
|Así del precipicio
|Sultanes del Sur
|Di Di Hollywood
|Hidalgo: La historia jamás contada
|Mexican War of Independence
|Cowboys & Aliens
|The Book of Life
|Army of the Dead
|Pueblo chico, infierno grande
|Todo por amor
|Cara o cruz
|María Aldana/Isabel Miranda
|Como Pedro por su casa
|Luciana y Nicolás
|Eastbound & Down
|Episode 2.18, "Vanessa Cruz (No. 117)"
|Drunk History: El Lado Borroso De La Historia
|Jane the Virgin
|From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series