Carmen Salinas Lozano
|Intro||Mexican actress and politician|
|A.K.A.||Vieja Burra, Bomba|
|Is||Actor Television actor Film actor Politician Stage actor|
|Field||Film, TV, Stage & Radio Politics|
|Birth||5 October 1933, Torreón, Mexico|
|Politics||Institutional Revolutionary Party|
Carmen Salinas Lozano (born October 5, 1939) is a Mexican actress and politician associated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).
Salinas was born in 1939. She made her television debut in 1964 under the direction of Ernesto Alonso, appearing in such shows as La vecindad, La frontera (The Border) and El chofer (The Chauffeur). She also has appeared in plays, more than 110 movies and more than 30 television shows and has worked alongside actors and producers including Denzel Washington (in Man on Fire) and Juan Osorio. Other successful projects include her touring musical Aventurera.
In 1956, Salinas and spouse Pedro Plascencia gave birth to a son, Pedro Plascencia Salinas. He composed music, including notable compositions for the Necaxa soccer club, and for Televisa's newscasts, Noticias ECO and 24 Horas, and its coverage of the 1992 Winter Olympics. Plascencia Salinas died of cancer on April 19, 1994.
Political and legislative career
In an interview conducted with El Universal in March 2015, Salinas declared that she "had been a priísta ever since [she] had the use of reason".
In 2015, the PRI placed Salinas on its proportional representation list for election from the fourth electoral region, winning her a seat in the Chamber of Deputies for the LXIII Legislature of the Mexican Congress; Salinas serves on the Gender Equality, Radio and Television, and Health Commissions. Salinas, who only completed primary school, has the lowest educational level of all of the deputies in the legislature.
Awards and nominations
|1993||TVyNovelas Awards||Best Co-star Actress||María Mercedes||Won|
|1996||María la del Barrio||Nominated|
|2001||Abrázame Muy Fuerte||Nominated|
|2002||Entre el Amor y el Odio|
|Special Award for Artistic Career||Won|
|2003||Special Award: 50 Years as Actress|
|2010||Best First Actress||Hasta que el dinero nos separe||Nominated|
|2012||Triunfo del amor|
|2013||Special Lifetime Achievement Award||Won|
|2008||Premios Diosas de Plata||Female in a Minor Role||La misma luna|