Diana Bracho Biography
Diana BrachoÂ (bornÂ Diana Bracho BordesÂ on December 12, 1944 inÂ Mexico City,Â Mexico) is aÂ MexicanÂ actress. Diana Bracho is the daughter of actor/directorÂ Julio Bracho, the niece of actressÂ Andrea PalmaÂ and the aunt of actor Julio Bracho (named after his grandfather). She married Dr. Felipe Bracho, a university professor.
They have a daughter, Andrea. She married, secondly, to Rafael Cortes, an artist, designer and painter.Â She made her film debut as a child actress in two of her father's films:Â San FelipeÂ (1949) andÂ Immaculate Conception(1950). She studied Philosophy and Letters in New York. She debuted professionally on stage in the playÂ IsrafelÂ by Abelardo RodrÃguez alongsideÂ Sergio Bustamante.
Her television debut was in 1973. Diana Bracho won theÂ Silver ArielÂ award twice, the first time in 1973. She won her second Silver Ariel forÂ El infierno, de todos tan temÃdoÂ and was nominated for Best Actress forÂ Letters from MarusiaÂ (1976) andÂ Entre Pancho Villa y una mujer desnudaÂ (1996). On August 6, 2002 she was appointed president of theAcademia Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias CinematogrÃ¡ficas.
She has been involved in co-productions with countries such asThe Chess PlayerÂ (France);Â EdmilsonÂ (Germany),Â The Dogs of WarÂ (Britain),Â The AlephÂ (Italy),Â The legend of the DrumÂ (Spain),Â AntonietaÂ (Spain) andÂ On Wings of EaglesÂ (United States). She starred in several television series and soap operas, notably as Leonora Navarro in theÂ telenovelaÂ Cuna de lobosÂ (1986), produced by Carlos Tellez.
She also played the villainous Evangelina VizcaÃno inÂ Cadenas de AmarguraÂ (1991), produced by Carlos Sotomayor. She is set to play the role of the black widow in the third season ofÂ Mujeres Asesinas. Though Diana was confirmed to star in Salvador MejÃa's new telenovela:Â La tempestad,Â she rejected her participation.