Marina De Tavira
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Attaining fame in the entertainment world is not a child’s play. It requires dedication, perseverance and being able to blend into characters fit for various roles. Irrespective of how difficult that may sound, a good number of actors have been able to achieve this feat and has even gone ahead to bag international recognition. Well, one of those few actors who against all odds has gone ahead to succeed in her career is the beautiful Mexican born actress, Marina De Tavira who rose from the Mexican movie scene to the international scene.

She is no newbie in the show biz, she started her career way back in the 90s and has performed extraordinaire in over many movies and television drama series. Also, she has seen over ten nominations from which she has pocketed a few awards. Join us to explore all the facts there is to know about the actress.

5 Facts About Oscars Nominated Best Supporting Actress – Marina De Tavira

1. Background

Ironically, not much detail is known about the thespian’s parent, however, it is no hidden fact that she is the granddaughter of Lorenzo Servitje, co-founder of the world’s largest confectionery, Grupo limbo. She was born on the 30th day of November 1974 and named Marina de Tavira Servitje at birth. Maria is the niece of Luis de Tavira, a theater director, and actress Rosa María Bianchi and is also a cousin to actors Julián and José María de Tavira.

There is a paucity of information regarding her education, nonetheless, sources say that Marina De Tavira took acting classes at The LA Conchita theatre school and the San Cayetano theatre formation center. There, she groomed her acting skills and became a professional actress.

2. Father’s Murder

In as much as there is a dearth of information regarding Maria’s parents, her father’s gruesome murder when she was young is no hidden fact. There are not many details about the incident but from our gatherings, Maria was solely raised by her mom.

3. Rise to Fame

As aforementioned, Maria started her career in Mexico. She made her first steps as a professional actress in the short movie, Viajando Sobre Los Jurmlentes playing as Marina. Onwards, she went ahead to work on different films with some of the best directors in the Mexican film industry and playwrights such as; Ximena Escalante, David Mamet, and Harold Pinter.

As she grew her career, she was hardly the focus of the media not until 2018 when she hit her lucky charm with the blockbuster movie, Roma. There, she played as Sofia, a mother figure who runs a Mexican home. This role earned her an Oscar nomination as best supporting actress.

Laura Dern, Marina De Tavira, Yalitza Aparicio, Alfonso Cuarón and Peter Fonda
Laura Dern, Marina De Tavira, Yalitza Aparicio, Alfonso Cuarón and Peter Fonda at the Roma Tastemakers Reception

Roma also became the very platform she used in cementing her place as an actress in the Hollywood industry. She subsequently played as Amanda in the 2018 movie, Niebla de Cupla(2018) and as Carolina in the movie, Berli (2019).

As regarding her net worth, it is yet to be reviewed, nevertheless, we could attest to the facts that she has made enormous wealth from her acting career. Also, we know that her other involvements with the theater school and company would one or the other supply cash to her money bag.

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4. Love Life

Maria is not a married woman. She has never been married and from the look of things have not been romantically linked with any man in the past, at least none that we know of. More so, in an interview, she revealed that she is currently single and doesn’t really look forward to a relationship. To the best of our knowledge, we guess she is focusing on building her acting ad teaching career.

5. Teaching Career

Oh yes! that shouldn’t come as a surprise, the actress plays as a teacher in between her busy schedules on set. She teaches acting at Casa De Teatro and is also the co-founder of the theatre company, Incidents Teato Productions.

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