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Magda Vizcaíno

Daughter of José de Jesús Vizcaíno, one of the most prolific writers of the golden age of radio in Mexico. Since the beginning of her career, her voice has accompanied the history of Radio UNAM, Radio Educación, IMER, XEW and XEQ. Graduated from INBA and CUT, she was part of the National Theater Company of UNAM, which with the plays Divinas Palabras (dir. Juan Ibáñez) and Olímpica (dir. Héctor Azar) toured various cities in Europe during 1964 and 1965, winning multiple awards. For the play La Ronda de las Arpías (dir. Mercedes de la Cruz, Pablo Leder) she was recognized as Best Supporting Actress in 1991. Throughout her life she has participated in dozens of plays. On television, her first role was as a storyteller on a program that was broadcast every Sunday on Channel Five. Later she participated in teletheaters, soap operas and educational programs, among which Santa (Miguel Sabido) and Fonda Susilla stand out. In cinema, she started with films such as Para servir a usted, Maten al león and Los indolentes by José Estrada and Divinas Palabras and A Fuego Lento by Juan Ibáñez. Her voice was immortalized as the narrator of the classic El grito, México 1968, by Leobardo López Arretche. With her performance in Martha, by Marcelino Islas, which debuted at the Venice Critics' Week, she conquered audiences around the world and was recognized in Mexico with the Ariel for Best Actress. In 2019, she starred in Encuentro, by Ivan Löwenberg, becoming one of the eldest actresses ever to portray an LGBT+ character.

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Jan 14, 1928 In Ciudad Guzman, Jalisco, Mexico
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie El grito 1968-05-17
Latest Project:
Movie Encounter 2019-10-22
Known For
Poster of Charity
Poster of Pubertinaje
Poster of Para servir a usted
Poster of El grito
Movie Encounter Araceli 2019-10-22
Movie History Lessons Teacher Magda 2018-11-09
Movie Charity Señora Flores 2016-01-27
Movie Eternal Life & Associates Inés 2016-02-19
Movie One for the Road Dolores 2015-04-10
Movie Online Abuela 2014-08-01
Movie Half of the World Chayito 2011-01-21
Movie Martha Martha 2010-03-01
Movie HIM: Beyond the Light Madame Ottado 2010-06-04
Movie Sirenas de fondo Doña Milita 2007-11-09
Movie Las lloronas Abuela 2004-01-01
Movie Dark Cities Clarita 2002-09-20
Movie Salón México Doña Armida 1996-02-02
Movie Detras del dinero Esmeralda 1995-01-01
Movie Pubertinaje Unknown 1978-02-09
Movie Divinas palabras Juana la Reina 1978-06-06
Movie Para servir a usted Mujer en quinceañera 1971-03-11
Movie El grito Unknown 1968-05-17