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Valentina Vargas

Valentina Vargas is a Chilean-born actress who developed most of her career in France, where she was raised.

Valentina Vargas initiated her career in the dramatic art within the workshop of Tania Balaschova in Paris and also later at the Yves Pignot School of Los Angeles. Her cinematographic career started via the filming of three of the most important works in contemporary French cinema namely Pierre Jolivet's Strictly Personal, Luc Besson's Big Blue and Jean-Jacques Annaud's The Name of the Rose. Over the years, Valentina Vargas also worked with Samuel Fuller in Street of No Return, Miguel Littin in Los naufragos and Alfredo Arieta in Fuegos.

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 ''where she incarnates the Coenobite Angelica, to the comedy Chili con carneof Thomas Gilou. She also played opposite Jan Michael Vincent (Dirty Games), Michael Ironside and Malcolm McDowell (Southern Cross), and James Remar (The Tigress). After her performance in Bloody Malloryof which she incarnated "the malicious one" she turned to playing roles for television. Initially she played in a version of Les Liaisons dangereuses'' written by Josee Dayan. She starred in this production with Catherine Deneuve, Rupert Everett, Leelee Sobieski and Nastassja Kinski.

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