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Begonya Plaza

Actress | Director | Writer
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Born on the Fourth of July (1989) | Maid to Order (1987) | Dark Justice (1991)
Jul 12, 1966 (age 51)
5' 4" (1.63m)
Performs ages 40-46
Colombian | Basque | Mediterranean
Brown (Shoulder Length)
120 lbs
Aerobics | Swimming | Cycling | Tennis  Less
Southern | British | Russian | Italian | German | Spanish | French  Less
French | Spanish
Disco | Modern | Salsa | Club/Freestyle | Flamenco | Swing  Less
Industrial | Theater | Radio | Voice Over | Internet | Commercial | Film | Television  Less
Directing | Editing | Writing | Producing | Acting | Cinematography | Production  Less
United States (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
Not willing to work unpaid
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (15 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Lost RevolutionLost Revolution Sonia (as Begoña Plaza)  Less 2011 $1MM
  • Primary photo for American HeroAmerican Hero (Short) Jane Harris (as Begoña Plaza), Director (as Begoña Plaza), Producer (as Begoña Plaza), Writer (screenwriter) (as Begoña Plaza)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for I Believe in AmericaI Believe in America Sonia (as Begoña Plaza)  Less 2007 $700K
  • Primary photo for Approaching HeavenApproaching Heaven Elizabeth Peak (as Begonia Plaza)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Souvenir ViewsSouvenir Views (Short) Director (as Begonia Plaza), Editor (as Begonia Plaza), Producer (as Begonia Plaza), Writer (as Begonia Plaza)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for 'R Xmas'R Xmas Tio's wife (as Begonia Plaza)  Less 2001 $850 / —
  • Primary photo for The Real GuernikaThe Real Guernika (Short) Director (as Begonia Plaza), Editor (as Begonia Plaza), Writer (as Begonia Plaza)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for HeatHeat Anna Trejo  Less 1995 $60MM $67MM / $187MM
  • Primary photo for Delta Force 2: The Colombian ConnectionDelta Force 2: The Colombian Connection Quiquina Esquilinta (as Begonia Plaza)  Less 1990 $6.7MM / —
  • Primary photo for Born on the Fourth of JulyBorn on the Fourth of July Charlie's Hooker - Villa Dulce (as Begonia Plaza)  Less 1989 $14MM $70MM / $161MM
  • Primary photo for Gernika LivesGernika Lives Starring (as Begoña Plaza), Director (as Begonia Plaza), Editor (as Begonia Plaza), Writer (screenwriter) (as Begoña Plaza)  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Maid to OrderMaid to Order Maria (as Begoña Plaza)  Less 1987 $3MM $9.9MM / —
  • Primary photo for Heartbreak RidgeHeartbreak Ridge Mrs. Aponte (as Begoña Plaza)  Less 1986 $15MM $43MM / $79MM
  • Primary photo for Just My LuckJust My Luck (Short) Flasher's Girl (as Begonia Plaza)  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for 48 Hrs.48 Hrs. Indian Hooker (as Begoña Plaza)  Less 1982 $12MM $79MM / —
Past Television (12 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for MediumMedium (TV Series) Medical Examiner ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
    • Jump Start (Feb 14, 2005) Medical Examiner (as Begoña Plaza)  Less
  • Primary photo for EdEd (TV Series) Jami Brown ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for New York UndercoverNew York Undercover (TV Series) Actress ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
    • Catharsis (1999) Actress (as Begoña Plaza)  Less
  • Primary photo for Witness to the MobWitness to the Mob (TV Movie) Actress (as Begoña Plaza)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Dark JusticeDark Justice (TV Series) Cat Duran / Catalana 'Cat' Duran ( 7 episodes, 1991 )  Less 1991 7
    • Simon Says (Jun 7, 1991) Cat Duran (as Begoña Plaza)  Less
    • Brother Mine (May 17, 1991) Catalana 'Cat' Duran (as Begonia Plaza)  Less
    • In Mysterious Ways (May 3, 1991) Cat Duran (as Begoña Plaza)  Less
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  • Primary photo for CityCity (TV Series) Theresa ( 1 episode, 1990 )  Less 1990 1
  • Primary photo for TimestalkersTimestalkers (TV Movie) Carla (as Begona Plaza)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for JuarezJuarez (TV Movie) Actress (as Begoña Plaza)  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Tales from the DarksideTales from the Darkside (TV Series) Stacey ( 1 episode, 1986 )  Less 1986 1
    • The Last Car (Feb 23, 1986) Stacey (as Begoña Plaza)  Less
  • Primary photo for The EqualizerThe Equalizer (TV Series) Mrs. Sanchez ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
    • Reign of Terror (Dec 11, 1985) Mrs. Sanchez (as Begona Plaza)  Less
  • Primary photo for CBS Schoolbreak SpecialCBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series) Carol ( 1 episode, 1985 )  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for BrassBrass (TV Movie) Rosa Garcia (as Begonia Plaza)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for 30 minuts30 minuts (TV Series) Herself ( 1 episode, 1991 )  Less 1991
Other (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • Gero Arte * – Lead Izar Productions / Nahuel Losada
  • Teresa's Ecstasy * – Playwright, actor Cherry Lane Theatre / Produced by Jack Sharkey

Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • Los Angeles City College Theater Academy * – BA 1981 Los Angeles
  • Michael Howard * – Acting 1987 New York
  • Geraldine Page * – NY 1984 New York
  • Michael Howard * – Acting, & Voice, Michael Howard 1983 NYC

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • Playwright *
  • Actor *
  • Voice Over Artist *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • * FILM
    American Hero Starring Begonya Plaza
    R Xmas Featured Abel Ferrara
    Heat Featured Michael Mann
    Born on the 4th of July Featured Oliver Stone
    HeartBreak Ridge Featured Clint Eastwood
    Delta Force II Starring Aaron Noris
    Maid to Order Starring Amy Jones
    48 HRS Featured Walter Hill

    Medium Medical Examiner Ron Schwary / NBC
    ED Guest Star / Jamie Brown Adam Bernstein / NBC
    Law & Order Guest Lead / Lola Mc Nabb Constantine Makris
    The Mob Castellano’s mistress Thaddeus O’Sullivan
    NYUndercover Guest Star / Gloria Don Curt / FOX
    Dark Justice Series Lead / Cat Tim Hunter & others / CBS
    Whip Valentine Series Lead / Roddy McDowall Gary Nelson / NBC Pilot
    Brass Lead with Carol O’Connor Corey Allen / CBS
    Time Stalkers Featured / Klaus Kinski Michael Schultz / CBS

    Teresa’s Ecstasy Carlotta William Pomerantz / Cherry Lane Theatre / 2012
    Cantinflas Reporter Culture Clash / John Anson Ford
    In Arabia We’d All be Kings Ms. Reyes Philip Seymour Hoffman / Labyrinth Theatre Company
    Save Yourself if You Can Mother Maureen Kamphuis @ Nada (NYC)
    Bertolt Brecht’s Erotic Songs Solo Kurt Palm @ Gas Station (NYC/Austria)
    Yerma Yerma Yevgeny Lanskoy / EST (LA)
    Old Friends Rose Dan Lauria / Beverly Hills Playhouse
    Rachel Rosenthal Ensemble Rachel Rosenthal’s Company

    VOICE OVER & COMMERCIALS (List upon request)
    Red Dead Redemption Video game Nun (voice)
    PNC Bank On Camera / National Ellen Kuras (director)

    Los Angeles Theater Academy at LACC 2 years
    Michael Howard, Geraldine Page, Bill Hickey, Herbert Berghof: 3 years
    National Shakespeare Company, & Eric Morris: 1 year L.A. & NY
    Alvin Ailey Dance New York 2 years
    Graham Bernard / Voice / Alto New York 3 years
    Patsy Rodenburg Workshop New York

    PERSISTENCE, a full length play for the stage.
    GERO ARTE, short 15 min. film shot in the Basque Country.
    TERESA’S ECSTASY, full length play, Cherry Lane Theatre world premiere, 2012. About the mystical experience in our own lives through the influence of Spain's Sixteenth Century Saint Teresa of Avila.
    AMERICAN HERO, short. A contemplation on the ravages of war, as an Iraqi Veteran helplessly attempts to rebuild his life with the support of his unaware sister. Airing on Shorts International. 2009.
    SOUVENIR VIEWS 25 min. Documentary, premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival, and Festival International del Nuevo Cine Latino Americano in Cuba, Gerona, Spain, and aired nationally on the Independent Film Channel. 2003.
    A LUCID DREAM, full length, one-act play in which historical characters Evita Perón, Simón Bolivar, Dolores Ibárruri, and Antonio Machín return to earth to be interviewed on a live talk show. 2011
    GERNIKA LIVES, documentary about Begonya’s Basque heritage and the tragic events her father as a young boy experienced during the bombing of Gernika and the Spanish Civil War. 1987.
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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