Celia Freijeiro | Biography
Celia Freijeiro is one of the talented actresses hailing from Spain. Celia’s works have been nominated multiple times for awards such as Mayte Prize and the Valle Awards Inclan Theatre. Born on February 9, 1983, the beautiful actress has been successful in creating buzz in Spanish theatre, television and film and has emerged as a bona fide celebrity in Spain and elsewhere. The Spanish beauty is best recognized as the main lead of the popular Spanish lesbian romance comedy series, Chica Busca Chica, Nines. She has also appeared in more than a few films and a few short films along with an extensive background in theatre in Spain.
Celia was born in Spain to a painter father and a jewelry designer mother. The Vigo native is widely renowned in Spain and is interested in taking her career overseas to the United States. When she was a teenager, she spent a year in Arkansas in America. She attended the DeWitt High School while living in the States from where she graduated. After her high school graduation she settled down in Madrid when she was 18 and eventually started her career in theatre. Following the national success of her eccentric series, Chica Busca Chica, the actress received much praise from the audience and has become widely popular in Spain. However personal details about the actress have not been revealed in the media. She has also remained tight lipped about her romantic relationships.
Celia’s dedication to her performance in Paloma Pedrero’s El color de agosto was much praised initially in her career. She was able to win nominations at the prestigious Mayte Theatre Awards and the Valle Inclan Theatre Awards in 2006. When she was twenty five, she founded her own production company called Pocapena Productions which has produced several short films and plays in Spain. She continued to work exclusively in theatre and starred in plays like El leon en invierno, El dulce peso de la decadencia, La musica de, El imaginario de Cervantes and El poder de la sanger to name a few. In cinema, she starred in Gerardo Herrero’s Rough Days, Miguel Santesmases’s Blue Days, Jose Luis Rope’s Everything is Silent, and Gerardo Herrero’s La playa de los ahogados. She has appeard in short films like Ravens, The Wimp, Las piezas del puzzle, Dos mujeres, Woman on the Falls and appeared in Elvira Lindo’s Papa se ha ido in 2012 which was directed by Sonia Sebastian. She started appearing her best known role of Nines in Terra TV’s Chica Busca Chica in 2008 where she portrayed the seductive woman with several romantic interests. The popularity of the first season of the lesbian romance comedy made Celia a household name in the industry but because of the controversial genre of the series, the show had some difficulty financing and producing its second season. She also worked with director Sonia Sebastian in a short film based on Chica Busca Chica prior to the release of its second season. She was awarded the Gold Star Award in 2010 and Goya Award for Best Actress for Everything is Silent and has been nominated for other awards like Premios Zapping, Mestre Mateo Award for Everything is Silent and Actors Union Award. In television, she has appeared in television series like The Commissioner in Telecinco, Dangerous Liasons in Four, Central Hospital in Telecinco, Dos de mayo, la libertad por una nacion on Telemadrid, Pelotas on TVE and Homicide on Telecinco.
Celia Freijeiro is an amazingly talented Spanish actress. She has several notable film and theatre credits to her name. With an overly successful career in Spain already, Celia would surely create a buzz in Hollywood if she were to ever work in the United States.