Biography

Best known for playing comic roles in Spain, actress Aitana Sanchez-Gijon is known in the U.S. for her dramatic portrayal of a pregnant and abandoned wine-grower's daughter who is helped by travelling salesman Keanu Reeves in A Walk in the Clouds (1995). Sanchez-Gijon has since built a reputation as an international star, in films such as Manuel Gomez Pereira's Boca a Boca (1996), Bigas Luna's La Camarera del Titanic (The Chambermaid on the Titanic [1997]), and Jaime Chavarri's Sus Ojos Se Cerraron (1998). ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi