St. Hilare, Soledad 1950–

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St. Hilare, Soledad 1950–

PERSONAL

Original name, Soledad del Carmen Galan Cortes; born October 25, 1950, in Panama City, Panama; married (marriage ended); children: Sabella (an actress). Education: Studied theatre, ballet, and jazz dance at Cypress College; studied acting at the Beverly Hills Playhouse and with Katy Kurtzma; also attended California Business College. Avocational Interests: Surfing the Internet, gardening.

Addresses: Agent—The Levin Agency, 8484 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 750, Beverly Hills, CA 90211. Contact—P.O. Box 1533, Cypress, CA 90630.

Career: Actress. SoleMar productions, proprietor; SoleMar Marketing & Promotions, proprietor. Worked as a real estate agent, escrow officer, title officer, travel agent, welfare worker, notary public, secretary, typist, and a restaurant manager. Public speaker at schools.

Member: Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors: Certificate of recognition, Los Angeles, CA, 2004.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Anita, The End of Violence (also known as Am Ende der Gewalt and [email protected]), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1997.

Bus ride to Los Angeles, Star Maps, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 1997.

East of Hope Street, 1998, The Cinema Guild, 1999.

Miss Alvarez, Bellyfruit, Seventh Art Releasing/The Asylum, 1999.

Latina, God's Army, Zion Films/Excel Entertainment/New Films International, 2000.

Mrs. Nunez, crazy/beautiful, Buena Vista, 2001.

Woman at party, La llorona del rio (short film; also known as The Weeping Woman of the River), American Film Institute, 2001, Hypnotic Films, 2002.

Soledad, Full Frontal (also known as The Art of Negotiating a Turn and How to Survive a Hotel Room Fire), Miramax, 2002.

Second waitress, Criminal, Warner Bros., 2004.

Aunt Maria, English as a Second Language, Cima Productions, 2005.

Dignora, Happy Endings, Lions Gate Films, 2005.

Grandma, 3:52, Irena Belle Films, 2005.

Sancho's mother, Dirty, Snp, 2005.

Soledad, Girls Never Call, Overrated Movies, 2005.

Sulema, El Divorcio Ceremony, c. 2005.

Hardware woman, Right at Your Door, Thousand Words, 2006.

Pacco's mother, Platinum Illusions, Urban Dynasty/Fantasy World Entertainment, 2006.

Appeared as Mrs. Wood, Bunny. Also appeared in Hot Tamales, No Mothers Crying, No Babies Dying, and The Price of the North.

Television Appearances; Series:

The Show, Cypress, CA, public access television, beginning 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Nurse Guiterro, Visions, syndicated, 1988.

Hotel maid, Powerplay, 1999.

A Family in Crisis: The Elian Gonzalez Story (also known as Elian Gonzalez), Fox Family Channel, 2000.

Pancha, Real Women Have Curves, HBO, 2002.

Josephina, The Maldonado Miracle, Showtime, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Maid, "Outside Looking In," Crossroads Cafe, PBS, 1996.

Maid, "Like Mother, Like Daughter," Gilmore Girls (also known as Gilmore Girls: Beginnings and The Gilmore Way), The WB, 2001.

Ruben's mother, "Light My Fire," Philly, ABC, 2001.

Administrator, "Homewrecker's Ball," The Handler, CBS, 2003.

Administrator, "It's Only Rock & Roll," The Handler, CBS, 2003.

Carmella, "Things That Go Jump in the Night," Las Vegas (also known as Casino Eye), NBC, 2004.

Sophia's neighbor, "Coming and Going," Six Feet Under, HBO, 2004.

Herself, House of Clues, Court TV, 2004.

Blanca, "Lude Awakening," Weeds, Showtime, 2005.

Leena, "Immigrant," Sleeper Cell, Showtime, 2005.

Nanny, "But I'm a Gilmore," Gilmore Girls (also known as Gilmore Girls: Beginnings and The Gilmore Way), The WB, 2005.

Appeared in America's Most Wanted (also known as America's Most Wanted: America Fights Back and A.M. W.), Fox; Could It Be a Miracle?; and in Los beltran, Telemundo.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Mrs. Ellis, The Big House (also known as Being Brewster), ABC, 2001.

Television Appearances; Other:

Appeared in Changing Culture of the Workplace, Cold Shoulder, Learning Tree International, and On Common Ground.

Television Work:

Affiliated with the television series Nosotros Now.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as Dora, Un dia nublado en la casa del sol (also known as A Cloudy Day in the House of the Sun).

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Orange County Register, September 9, 2004, pp. 8, 10.

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