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High Seas Actor Ivana Baquero: Seven Facts You Should Know

Amy Published On Wed Dec 18 2019   Modified On Sun Jan 05 2020
High Seas Actor Ivana Baquero: Seven Facts You Should Know

Ivana Baquero, 25, is a Spanish actress who is best known for playing Ofelia in Pan’s Labyrinth. She is also popular for her work in Netflix series High Seas starring Eloy Azorín, Alejandra Onieva, Jon Kortajarena, , and Chiqui Fernández.

Baquero made her film debut in 2004 from a Spanish-Italian-British horror film Romasanta also known as Romasanta, la caza de la bestia.  

Here are the few interesting facts about the actress.  

7. Is Fluent In Three Languages 

Ivana Baquero Macias was born on 11th June 1994 in Barcelona, Spain, to Ivan Baquero and Julia Macias. She holds Spanish nationality and has White-Caucasian ethnic descent.  

Ivana Baquero is a Spanish actress who is fluent in speaking English, Spanish, and Calatan

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Macias enrolled at the American School of Barcelona and graduated in 2012. While attending ASB, Ivana learned to speak English, Spanish, and Catalan. Isn’t that cool. 

6. Made Her Debut at The Age Of Eight  

Ivana made her acting debut at the age of 8 in 2004 from Romasanta, where she played Ana. She then appeared in Rottweiler (2004) and Fragile (2005).  

Some of her TV shows credits are Maria I Assou, Peliculas para no dormir: Cuento de Navidad, The Shannara Chronicles, and Alta Mar.  

5. Picked from About 1,000 Young Actresses For Pan’s Labyrinth 

Ivana made her breakthrough from the Mexican-Spanish dark fantasy drama film Pan’s Labyrinth, where she portrayed Ofelia/Princess Moanna. 

Ivana won the role of Ofelia when she was just 11 years oldImage Source: Movie Pilot
Ivana won the role of Ofelia when she was just 11 years old

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Baquero was only 11 years old when she was chosen for the role of Ofelia by director Guillermo del Toro from 1,000 young actresses who auditioned for the role. She won several awards like Goya Award, Imagen Award for Best Actress, and Premio ACE for Best New Actress. 

4. Is Worth In Thousands of Dollars

Believe it or not, the 25-year-old actress is estimated to be worth around $500 thousand as of 2019.

Ivana has been professionally active in the film industry for about 19 years as of now. Hopefully, her upcoming project will boost her fortune shortly.  

3. Listed on the 50 Most Beautiful Women 

The beautiful actress not only impresses people through her work but also stunned them with her beauty.

In 2007, Ivana was one of the 50 women listed on the list of 50 most beautiful women published by “People en Espanol” magazine.

Likewise, she was ranked #40 on Top 50 Hottest Young Actresses in June 2009.

2. Youngest Actress To Win A Goya Award

For her outstanding performance as Ofelia in Pan’s Labyrinth in 2006, Baquero won a Goya Award for Best New Actress. 

Ivana Baquero is the youngest Spanish actress to win a Goya Award

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Ivana was just 12 years old at that time.

1. Is Currently Studying Law

Despite her successful acting career, Baquero is also continuing her studies. As per reports, she is undertaking Law studies. 

The High Seas actress is taking her career and studies parallelly. This just shows how hardworking actress Ivana is as she is dedicated to her work and studies as well.