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    Dallas ACTOR - Leonor Varela

    Full detailed profile on Leonor Varela playing Marta Del Sol/Veronica Martinez on Dallas Daytime Soap Opera.

    Leonor Varela (WENN.com)
    Leonor Varela

    Birthday: December 29, 1972
    Birthplace: Santiago de Chile, Chile
    Marital Status: Expecting child with producer partner Lucas Akoskin
    Currently playing: Marta Del Sol/Veronica Martinez
    Height: 5' 6 1/2"

    BIOGRAPHY

    Leonor Varela was born in Santiago de Chile, Chile. Later, her family fled to Costa Rica leaving behind the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. She later resided in Germany, America and France, where she studied.

    In the '90s she appears in the Chilean soap "Tic Tac" as well as other French and European productions. Her first Hollywood role was in 1998 in The Man in the Iron Mask opposite Leonardo DiCaprio. She played the title character in the ABC TV movie "Cleopatra," where she met her one-time fiancé Billy Zane.

    She is fluent in English, Spanish, French and Italian and has actively participated in various ecological causes like Save the Whales Again.

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    AWARDS & ACCLAIM:

    Apes Award - Best Actress.
    Chile Art and Entertainment Critics Award (2003).
    Imagen Award - Best Supporting Actress "Where God Left His Shoes."
    Imagen Foundation Award (2008).

    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

    Where God Left His Shoes - Angela Diaz(2007)
    Arrested Development - Marta (2003)
    The Tailor of Panama - Marta (2001)
    Cleopatra - Cleopatra (1999)
    Tic-Tac - Polo Santa Maria (1997)


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