Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Who Are Those Gals? - Pilar Bardem
Pilar Bardem Muñoz was born in Seville, Andalucia, Spain on March 14, 1939. Her family has deep roots in the entertainment as she is the daughter of director, actor Rafael Bardem [1889-1972] and actress Matilde Muñoz Sampedro [1900-1969]. She is the sister of director, screenwriter Juan Antonio Bardem [1922-2002] and the niece of actresses Guadalupe Muñoz Sampedro [1896-1979], Mercedes Muñoz Sampedro [18??-1979] and Matilde Muñoz Sampedro
[1900-1969]. Her cousin is actress Luchy Soto [1919-1970] and she is the mother of actor Carlo Bardem [1963- ] actress Mónica Bardem [1964 - ] and producer, actor Javier Bardem [1969- ]. Pilar is the aunt of director, screenwriter Miguel Bardem. Pilar began he film career in the mid 1960s in such films as "Y el mundo sigue" (1965), "Buenos dias, condesita" (1967), "La novicia rbelde" (1971) and "Las Ibéricas F. C." (1971). Later in the ‘70s she would appear in "Return of the Mummy" (1973), "I’m Jane Doe" and "La joven casada" (both 1975), "Carne apaleada" and "Soldados" (both 1978). On TV she appeared in the series "Cuentos y leynedas" for Estudio 1 and continues in television through the 1980s. Pilar won a Goya Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1995's "Nobody Will Speak to Us When We’re Dead" starring Victoria Abril and directed by Agustin Diaz Yanes. In 2000 she appeared on stage in "5 mujeres.com"
Her son Javier Bardem dedicated his Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in 2007's "No Country for Old Men" to his mother at the 2008 Academy Awards presentation. Today Pilar Bardem is president of AISGE (Artists, Performers, Society of Management). Pilar appeared in only one Euro-western 1983's "Al este del Oeste" as Martha.
BARDEM, Pilar (Pilar Bardem Muñoz) [3/14/1939, Seville, Seville, Andalucía, Spain - ] - stage, TV actress, daughter of director, actor Rafael Bardem [1889-1972], actress Matilde Muñoz Sampedro [1900-1969], sister of director, screenwriter, actor Juan Antonio Bardem [1922-2002], niece of actresses Guadalupe Muñoz Sampedro [1896-1975], Mercedes Muñoz Sampedro [18??-1979], and Guadalupe Muñoz Sampedro [1896-1975], Matilde Muñoz Sampedro [1900-1969] cousin of actress Luchy Soto [1919-1970], mother of screenwriter, actor Carlos Bardem [1963- ], actress Mónica Bardem [1964- ], producer, actor Javier Bardem [1969- ].
Al este del Oeste - 1983 (Martha)