Ana Duato (Born 18 June 1968, Valencia, Spain,) is a Spanish actress best known for her role as Merche in the Spanish TV series Cuéntame cómo pasó.
Ana Duato was Born in Valencia and her first role was with the Spanish director Basilio Martín Patino in 1987. She is the cousin of famous dancer and choreographer Nacho Duato . Ana Duato has been married since 1989 to producer Miguel Angel Bernardeau, with whom she has two children, Miguel ( 1996 ) and Maria ( 2004 ).
Ana Duato currently, appears in the TVE most rewarded series Cuéntame cómo pasó (Tell me how it happened) in the role of the mother of a Spanish middle class during the last years of Spain's Francoist government to the Spanish transition to democracy.
Because for her charity work Ana Duato has been selected as one of the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassadors since December 2000
Las razones de mis amigos (2000),
La vuelta de El Coyote (1998),
El color de las nubes (1997),
El perro del hortelano (1996),
Amor propio (1994),
Los amigos del muerto (1993),
Y creó en el nombre del padre (1993),
Una estación de paso (1992),
Cómo levantar 1000 kilos (1991),
Un negro con un saxo (1989),