[These daily posts will cover little known actors or people that have appeared in more recent films and TV series. Various degrees of information that I was able to find will be given and anything that you can add would be appreciated.]
Alma Vanessa Bauche Chavira was born in Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico on February 18, 1973. She is the daughter of musician, singer Tito Bauche [1938-2007]. She was named after actress Vanessa Redgrave. Her father was a Romani who married her mother, a woman who aspired to be a dancer and singer. At the time of the marriage, her mother was sixteen years old, and her father was a junior in high school. The couple divorced when Bauche was seven years old. After the divorce, she and her brother, Tito, spent three years traveling with their father. Eventually, she and her brother settled down with their mother in Mexico City.
Vanessa received her starring role in a film as a drug-addicted prostitute in “El Patrullero” (Highway Patrolman) (1991). After starring in a number of telenovelas she played a lead role in the international success “Amores Perros” (2000).
While Bauche has found success in both film and television, she also maintains a steady career in theater.
Bauche has appeared in two Euro-westerns. As Flor in “One Man’s Hero” in 1998 which starred Tom Berringer, Joaquim de Almeida and Daniela Romo. Her second Euro was U.S.A., French co-produced “The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada” in 2005 as Mariana.
BAUCHE, Vanessa (aka Vanesa Bauche) (Alma Vanessa Bauche Chavira) [2/18/1973, Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico - ] – theater, film, TV actress, daughter of musician, singer Tito Bauche (Héctor Armando Bauche Alcalde Merino) [1938-2007] married to writer, actor Marco Pérez [1977- ] (2013- ).
One Man’s Hero – 1998 (Flor)
The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada – 2005 (Mariana)