Yalitza Aparicio Biography & Movies

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Yalitza AparicioYalitza Aparicio was a schoolteacher in the Mexican state of Oaxaca when she was cast in director Alfonso Cuarón's film Roma, in the lead role of Cleo, a housekeeper and nanny for an upper middle class family in Mexico City. Yalitza heard about a casting call in her hometown of Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca and was encouraged by her sister Edith to audition. Without any acting experience to her name, she didn't expect to get a role, so she was surprised when she was given several callbacks... See All


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