A unique and inimitable Spanish actress with an extensive career in film, theatre and television. Ms Espert has acted in numerous films, including La tirana (1958), Maria Rosa (1966) and La ciutat cremada (1976), and has had great success in the theatre, starring in Doña Rosita la soltera (1981), Salome (1985), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1999), and La Casa de Bernarda Alba (2009). She has received the Ondas Award (1959), the National Theatre Award (1984) and the Gold Medal for Merit in the Fine Arts (1983), among other recognitions. She has been included in UIMP’s Cloister for her decisive contribution to acts of solidarity and a free world.