Alvarado, Trini 1967–

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ALVARADO, Trini 1967


Full name, Trinidad Alvarado; born January 10, 1967, in New York, NY; daughter of Domingo (a flamenco singer) and Sylvia (a flamenco dancer) Alvarado; married Robert McNeill (an actor). Education: Attended Professional Children's School; attended Fordham University.

Addresses: Agent Innovative Artists, 1505 Tenth St., Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Career: Actress. Performed as a flamenco dancer in her parents' dance troupe beginning at age seven.

Awards, Honors: Young Artist Award nomination, best juvenile actress in a motion picture, 1980, for Rich Kids; ALMA Award nomination, outstanding actress in a feature film in a crossover role, 1999, for Paulie.


Film Appearances:

Franny Phillips, Rich Kids, United Artists, 1979.

Pamela "Pammy" Pearl, Times Square, Associated Film Distribution, 1980.

Irene Soffel, Mrs. Soffel, MetroGoldwynMayer/United Artists, 1984.

Molly Garber, Sweet Lorraine, Angelika, 1987.

May "Mooch" Stark, Satisfaction (also known as Girls of Summer ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 1988.

Lisa Titus, The Chair (also known as Hot Seat ), Imperial Entertainment, 1989.

Lorraine, American Blue Note (also known as Fakebook ), Panorama Entertainment, 1989.

Jenny Claire, Stella, Buena Vista, 1990.

Helen WoodfordRuth, The Babe, Universal, 1992.

Miss Elinor Hartley, American Friends, Castle Hill, 1993.

Meg March, Little Women, Columbia, 1994.

Teresa Perez, The Perez Family, Samuel Goldwyn, 1995.

Dr. Lucy Lynskey, The Frighteners (also known as Frighteners and Robert Zemeckis Presents: The Frighteners ), Universal, 1996.

Adult Marie, Paulie, DreamWorks, 1998.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Teresa, Dreams Don't Die, ABC, 1982.

Lisa Castello, Jacobo Timerman: Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number (also known as Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number ), NBC, 1983.

Anna Rogna, Frank Nitti: The Enforcer (also known as Nitti ), ABC, 1988.

Beth, The Christmas Tree, ABC, 1996.

Denise Cope, The Last Dance, CBS, 2000.

Bitter Winter, 2001.

Television Appearances; Specials:

(Uncredited) Jump rope girl, "The Magic Pony Ride," Unicorn Tales, NBC, 1977.

Goldilocks, "Big Apple Birthday," Unicorn Tales, NBC, 1978.

Dena McKain, "A Movie Star's Daughter," ABC Afterschool Special, ABC, 1979.

Alicia Marin, "Starstruck," ABC Afterschool Special, ABC, 1981.

Gail Brock, "Private Contentment," American Playhouse, PBS, 1982.

Herself, The Making of "Mrs. Soffel, " 1984.

Younger Elinor Blair, "Sensibility and Sense," American Playhouse, PBS, 1990.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Mindy, "Winning," Kate & Allie, CBS, 1986.

Sarah, "The Big Vacation," Kay O'Brien, CBS, 1986.

Laurie Kincaid, "Sleepless Dream," Spenser: For Hire, ABC, 1987.

Elizabeth "Betsey" Wood, The Human Factor, CBS, 1992.

Behind the Scenes, E! Entertainment Television, 1996.

Stage Appearances:

Becca, 1976.

(Broadway debut) Melinda, Runaways, New York Shakespeare Festival, Joseph Papp Public Theatre, New York City, 1978.

Anne Frank, Yours, Anne, Playhouse 91, New York City, 1985.

Maggie, Maggie Magalita, Lamb's Theatre, New York City, 1986.

Godspell, Lamb's Theatre, New York City, 1988.

Also appeared in I Love You, I Love You Not, Reds, and The Magic Show.

Radio Appearances:

The Frighteners, WFSB, 1996.


Soundtracks; Plays:

"Your Daughter Is One," Times Square, 1980.

Yours, Anne, 1986.

Soundtracks; Films:

"For the Beauty of the Earth," Little Women, Sony Classical, 1994.

Albums; Background Vocals:

"String of Pearls," "Caged Rat," and "Tell Me When," Let Your Dim Light Shine, by Soul Asylum, Columbia, 1995.



Detroit News, July 13, 1996.

Maclean's, June 6, 1994.

People, February 26, 1990, p. 58.

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