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1980, Valencia, Spain

Inma was born in Valencia, although her childhood was spent in Arquillos (Jaén). At 18 she moved to Cordoba to study drama at the School of Dramatic Art. After graduating, she completed her training in Seville, and finally in 2005, moved to Madrid where she joined the School of Dance Conservatory directed by Carmen Roche.

Her first big break came with Nacho Cano, starring in the musical Hoy no me puedo levantar, a show that achieved great success, being subject of great reviews.

Shortly thereafter she participates in several television series, such as Amar en tiempos revueltos (TVE) and Plan America (TVE). In 2009 it will come the role that has given her more popularity on television so far, Margarita Hernando, on the top series Águila Roja, a character she has played for several seasons and for which she won the Fotograma de Plata Award for the Best Television Actress and was nominated to the Best Suportting Actress for the Union of Actors Awards by the Academy of Television.

Her first movie role comes with Café solo o con ellas directed by Alvaro Diaz Lorenzo, followed by Paul Martinez El Kaserón, Primos directed by Daniel Sanchez Arevalo and Águila Roja, la película film adaptation of the TV series.

In 2011 she stars in Sleeping voice directed by Benito Zambrano, for what she gets her first nomination to the Goya Awards for Best Actress and the Best Film Actress nomination for the Union of Actors Awards.

Between 2011 and 2013 she shoots Alberto Rodriguez Unit 7 with Mario Casas and Antonio de la Torre, Blancanieves directed by Pablo Berger, Invader by Daniel Calpasoro with Alberto Ammann and Three many weddings directed by Javier Ruiz Caldera, submitted in the autor sectrion of the Venice Film Festival, for what she gets her second nomination to the Goya Awards, in the category of Best Actress, her first nomination to the Feroz Awards and the Fotograma de Plata Award . In 2013 she returns to the theater, starring in the musical Ay! Carmela.

A year later she stars in Las ovejas no pierden el tren by Álvaro Fernández Armer alongside Raúl Arévalo as well as in La novia by Paula Ortiz, a film which gave her her third nomination at the Goya awards. She went on to win the Premio Feroz for Female Lead. During the summer of 2015 she performs in Julieta directed by Pedro Almodóvar and in Capitán Kóblic under the direction of Sebastian Borensztein alongside Ricardo Darín. In 2017 she’s in the cast of El accidente, the Globomedia production for Telecinco. She is also in the film Todos lo saben directed by the Iranian Asgar Farhadi. In 2018 she performs in the series created by Paco León for Movistar+, Arde Madrid and she also films Vivir dos veces by María Ripoll in Valencia.

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The sleeping voice, 2011. Directed by Benito Zambrano
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Arde Madrid, 2018. Courtesy Movistar +

MOVIES
VIVIR DOS VECES · Dir. María Ripoll
KOBLIC · Dir. Sebastián Borensztein
JULIETA · Dir. Pedro Almodóvar
WEDNESDAYS DON´T EXITS · Dir. Peris Romano
THE BRIDE · Dir. Paula Ortiz
LAS OVEJAS NO PIERDEN EL TREN · Dir. Alvaro Fernández Armero
THREE MANY WEDDINGS · Dir. Javier Ruiz Caldera
INVADER · Dir. Daniel Calparsolo
SNOW WHITE · Dir. Pablo Berger
GRUPO 7 · Dir. Alberto Rodríguez
RED EAGLE · Dir. José Ramón Ayerra
THE SLEEPING VOICE · Dir. Benito Zambrano
COUSINHOOD · Dir. Daniel Sánchez Arévalo
EL KASERON · Dir. Paul Martínez
CAFÉ SOLO O CON ELLAS · Dir. Álvaro Díaz Lorenzo

SHORT FILMS
MOIRÉ · Dir. Estefanía Cortés, Juancho Bañuelos
MUCHACHA CON PAISAJE · Dir. Rodrigo Atienza

THEATER
¡AY CARMELA! · Dir. Andrés Lima
HOY NO ME PUEDO LEVANTAR · Dir. Nacho Cano

TELEVISION
ARDE MADRID · Movistar +
EL ACCIDENTE · Telecinco
ÁGUILA ROJA · TVE
AMAR EN TIEMPOS REVUELTOS · TVE
PLAN AMÉRICA · TVE

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Premios Feroz: Best TV Actress · ARDE MADRID
Premios Fotogramas: Best TV Actress, Nominated · ARDE MADRID
Unión de Actores: Best TV Actress · ARDE MADRID
Premios Forqué: Best Film Actress, Nominated · THE BRIDE
Unión de Actores: Best Film Actress · THE BRIDE
Goya: Best Actress, Nominated · THE BRIDE
Medallas CEC: Actress, Nominated · THE BRIDE
Premios Gaudí: Best Film Actrees, Nominated · THE BRIDE
Premios Feroz: Best Film Actress · THE BRIDE
Goya: Best Actress, Nominated · THREE MANY WEDDINGS
Premios Feroz: Best Film Actress, Nominated · THREE MANY WEDDINGS
Fotogama de Plata: Best Film Actress · THREE MANY WEDDINGS
Goya: Best Actress, Nominated · THE SLEEPING VOICE
Unión de Actores: Best Film Actress, Nominated · THE SLEEPING VOICE
Fotograma de Plata: Best TV Actress · ÁGUILA ROJA
Unión Actores: Best Supporting TV Actress, Nominated · ÁGUILA ROJA

TRAINING
Dance · Conservatorio de Danza de Carmen Roche
Acting · Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático

LANGUAGES
Spanish, English

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