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Amaia Salamanca Urízar

(1986-03-28) 28 March 1986 (age 38)
Occupation Actress
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5.75 in)

Amaia Salamanca Urízar (born 28 March 1986) is a Spanish actress, best known for her role as Catalina Marcos in the Spanish version of the Colombian TV series Sin tetas no hay paraíso and as Alicia Alarcón in series Gran Hotel.


Amaia Salamanca in November 2013

Amaia Salamanca was born in Coslada on 28 March 1986. Initially, she was not planning to go into acting, but in her first audition, for SMS, the television channel TV company LaSexta gave her first acting job. In SMS, she worked with other young film and television actors such as Yon González, Aroa Gimeno, Mario Casas and María Castro.

Besides her work as an actress, Amaia works as a model for photo shoots, video clips and shows.


She made a theater debut in 2009 with The Marquise of O, by Heinrich von Kleist. In 2010, she played Letizia Ortiz in the TV movie Felipe y Letizia.

In the media

In October 2020, Salamanca became an ambassador for Codorníu and the protagonist of its new campaign 'Live to celebrate'.


Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2006–07 SMS: Sin Miedo a Soñar Paula
2007 Los hombres de Paco Cristina Guest. Season 4
2008–09 Sin tetas no hay paraíso Catalina Marcos Ruiz
2009 No estás sola, Sara Sara TV movie
2010 Felipe y Letizia [es] Leticia Ortiz TV movie aired as a two-part miniseries
2011–13 Gran Hotel Alicia Alarcón
2014–15 Velvet Bárbara de Senillosa
2016 La embajada Fátima
2017 Velvet Colección Bárbara de Senillosa Reprise of role in Velvet
2017 Tiempos de guerra (Morocco: Love in Times of War) Julia Ballester
2022–present Todos mienten Sofía
2022–23 Bienvenidos a Edén (Welcome to Eden) Astrid
2022 Dos años y un día Verónica
Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2009 Fuga de cerebros (Brain Drain) Natalia
2011 XP3D (Paranormal Xperience 3D) Ángela
2012 ¡Atraco! (Hold-Up!) Teresa
2016 Nuestros amantes [es] (Our Lovers) María
2018 Perdida Nadine
2019 A pesar de todo (Despite Everything) Sofía
Lo dejo cuando quiera (I Can Quit Whenever I Want) Gloria
2022 La piel del tambor (The Man from Rome) Macarena Bruner


  • 2009 The Marquise of O (Debut)


Year Award Category Work Result Ref.
2010 19th Actors and Actresses Union Awards Best New Actress Sin tetas no hay paraíso Nominated

See also

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