While Netflix’s Valley Of The Dead has only just hit the streamer, fans are already curious to know more about actress Aura Garrido.

The Spanish zombie movie landed on the streaming platform in the US and across its international service on Monday (11 July).

As the film reaches new audiences, some are curious to know more about Valley Of The Dead star Aura Garrido. Let’s get to know the actress a bit better…

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Valley Of The Dead lands on Netflix

Valley Of The Dead was added to Netflix across its service in the US as well as internationally on Monday.

Set during the Spanish Civil War, the film sees an unlikely group come together amid the brink of a zombie apocalypse.

According to the film’s IMDb page, it first premiered in October 2020 at the Sitges Film Festival, held in Catalonia, Spain.

It eventually hit cinemas in Spain almost a year and a half later, in March of this year, with its streaming release via Netflix this week.

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Get to know the Valley Of The Dead actress Aura Garrido

Aura Garrido, who plays militia fighter Matacuras was born on 29 May 1989 in Madrid, Spain.

Garrido is known to Spanish audiences for her roles across TV and film, with the 33-year-old actress’ first credited role in the teen drama Física o Química (Physics or Chemistry) in 2009.

More than a decade on, Garrido is now an award-winning star, having won accolades across the Cinema Writers Circle Awards, The Días de Cine Awards and the Fotogramas de Plata.

The actress often shares her latest projects and roles on-screen on her Instagram, where she currently has 162,000 followers:

Garrido has several credits under her belt

While the actress reaches new audiences following the release of Valley Of The Dead on Netflix, Spanish audiences will already be familiar with the 33-year-old star.

As listed on her IMDb, Aura Garrido has starred in a total of 43 projects since first taking to the screen in 2009.

Some of her most notable features include in the fantasy series El Ministerio Del Tiempo, 2012 film El Cuerpo and 2010 drama Planes Para Mañana.

She also starred in the 2013 romance drama Stockholm, which won her several awards, including best actress at the Cinema Writers Circle Awards, Málaga Spanish Film Festival and Sant Jordi Awards.

In a review by The Hollywood Reporter at the time, Garrido was dubbed as a “rising” actress amid buzz for the film.

Actress set to star in upcoming Amazon Prime Video España series

This fall, Aura Garrido is set to feature in the new Amazon Prime Video España series Un Asunto Privado (A Private Affair).

As per El Español, the series follows Garrido’s character Marina Quiroga as she aims to track down a serial killer who has been stalking Galicia, a region in northwest Spain.

According to Diez Minutos, the series is expected to arrive on Prime Video this September. The trailer for the upcoming project dropped last month in June.

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