Núria Espert

Núria Espert
Nuria Espert en 'Incendios'. Auditorio Roquetas de Mar (cropped).jpg
Espert in 2017
Born
Núria Espert Romero

(1935-06-11) 11 June 1935 (age 84)
OccupationActress and director

Núria Espert Romero (born L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Catalonia, Spain June 11, 1935) is a theatre and television Spanish actress, and theatre and opera director.

Family and early life

She went to Institut Maragall, a high school in Barcelona, and she started to study theatre while she was taking some courses of music and languages.

When she was 17 years old, she had to substitute the actress Elvira Noriega in the play Medea, that was her first great success.

When she was 19 years old, she married the actor Armando Moreno, who would later become her manager. They both founded a theatre company in 1959, which started in the Teatro Recoletos in Madrid.

Teatre Núria Espert, Sant Andreu de la Barca, Barcelona

As a tribute to this actress, the city of Fuenlabrada named a theatre "Sala Municipal de Teatro Núria Espert".