Valentina Vargas

Valentina Vargas

Birthday: 31 December 1964, Santiago, Chile
Valentina Vargas is a Chilean-born actress. She developed most of her career in France, where she was raised.Vargas began her career in the dramatic art within the workshop of Tania Balachova in Paris and also later at the Yves Pignot School of Los Angeles. Her cinematographic career started via the filming of three French movies, namely Pierre Jol... Show more »
Valentina Vargas is a Chilean-born actress. She developed most of her career in France, where she was raised.Vargas began her career in the dramatic art within the workshop of Tania Balachova in Paris and also later at the Yves Pignot School of Los Angeles. Her cinematographic career started via the filming of three French movies, namely Pierre Jolivet's Strictement personnel (1985), Luc Besson's Le grand bleu (1988) and Jean-Jacques Annaud's Der Name der Rose (1986). Over the years, Vargas also worked with Samuel Fuller in Street of No Return (1989), Miguel Littín in Los Náufragos (1994) and Alfredo Arieta in Fuegos (1987).Vargas is trilingual in Spanish, French and English. This has enabled her to pass without notice in films as varied as the cinematic horror film Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996) where she played the Cenobite Angelique, to the comedy Chili con carne (1999) of Thomas Gilou. She appeared opposite Jan Michael Vincent (Dirty Games (1989)), Malcolm McDowell and Michael Ironside (Southern Cross (1999)), and James Remar (Die Tigerin (1992)).After her performance in Bloody Mallory (2002) where she played "Lady Valentine/Carmina Belladone", she turned to playing roles for television. Initially she played in a version of Les liaisons dangereuses (2003) directed by Josée Dayan. She starred in this production with Catherine Deneuve, Rupert Everett, Leelee Sobieski and Nastassja Kinski. Show less «