In Spain, Sanchez-Gijon has long been an extremely popular actress, both in films and on stage. She has won international attention for such features as Manuel Gomez Pereira's Boca a Boco and Bigas Luna's The Chambermaid on the Titanic.
In 1999, she received the San Sebastian Silver Shell for her performance in Luna's Volaverunt. In the same year, Sanchez-Gijon was named President of the Spanish Film Academy. Her most recent film in Spain is La Puta y la Ballena about a quest into the mountains of Patagonia.
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|Birthday||November 5, 1968 (50)|
|Height||5' 6" (1m68) How tall is Aitana Sanchez-Gijon compared to you?|