I’ve recently developed a crush on Spanish actress María Valverde. She really caught my eye in Exodus, and then I realized I’d enjoyed her when I saw Cracks and The Limehouse Golem a few years back. I’ve been watching a number of her films recently, so, enjoy her talent and beauty with me!
The Borgia (2006)
The Anarchist’s Wife (2008)
Set in the 1930s, during the Spanish Civil War.
A psychological thriller set at an English boarding school; Valverde plays a new student from Spain who mixes things up.
The Liberator (2013)
As Maria Theresa, wife of Simón Bolívar, who led revolutions against Spanish colonialism in early 19th-century South America.
The Mule (2013)
More Spanish Civil War — a soldier tries to win a girl’s heart, and there’s a mule involved. Don’t ask me!
Exodus: Gods and King (2014)
As Zipporah, wife of Moses in this biblical saga.
Ali and Nino (2016)
Set in Azerbaijan during World War I, a Muslim and Christian fall in love.
The Limehouse Golem (2016)
Jack the Ripper-style murders and vaudeville; Valverde plays a vaudeville performer.
The Load (2016)
As a 16th-century Spanish woman living in colonial Mexico, who goes on the run up with an indigenous man.
What’s your favorite of María Valverde’s historical costume movie & TV roles?