Leticia Alaniz

as Cowboys Girlfriend in the movie A Promise to Carolyn

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Was born at 30 November 1972 (now is 46 years old) in Allende, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Leticia Alaniz Cano was born in Allende, Nuevo Leon, Mexico on November30th, to Paulino Alaniz Cavazos and Maria Elba Cano Cano. She is thefourth of six children. She is dedicated to the performing and visualarts. Her acting career began in Mexico, performing for her schooldrama department as well as the local professional theater.

Leticiaaspired to be an actress and decided to learn the craft at the AdamRoarke Film Acting School. She was coached for television and film bythe late Adam Roarke for a period of four years. She worked alongside Adelina Anthony and Marisela Barrera for the Cara Mia Theatre Companybased in Dallas, Texas. Her debut for television was on the series "Walker Texas Ranger" (1996) , produced by Amadea Film Productions. Her first job on a film was as the stand-in for Rene Zellweger on The Whole Wide World (1996) , directed by Dan Ireland.

Leticia'sfirst interest was Journalism which she pursued as a career at theUniversity of Campeche in México. She then decided to pursue a careerin film which led her to eventually study a masters degree at theUniversity of Texas in Austin. Leticia also writes scripts and works asa still photographer on films. Her visual art has won her numerousawards and has been published as well as displayed in several artexhibits. .

There is some small facts about Leticia Alaniz:
  • Leticia was first thinking about a photojournalism career. Even though she didn't pursue it, she is currently called on to cover events such as concerts and live performances in the music and dramatic arts.
  • Her first trip to Los Angeles was with her father at age fourteen to renew her visa, and she dreamed of returning some day to work in Hollywood.
  • She worked in the summers picking grapes with her family in Bakersfield and Delano California, to save money to buy books while studying in Mexico.
  • Danced ballet folklorico for several years and was once chosen to dance with a touring company but could not accept the job because her mother would not allow for her to go and did not have the money.
  • The name Leticia is of Latin origin and its meaning is "happiness", "joy".
  • Her favorite actors are the late 'Marlon Brando' and 'Jack Nicholson (I)' . The two legendary actors were very good friends and neighbors in Los Angeles.
  • Leticia also paints in oils specializing in Mexican Folk themes or "Arte Popular". Her work has been exhibited in galleries as well as museums and has been published in art magazines.
  • Born on the same day as Mexican movie legend and singer 'Jorge Negrete (I)' .
  • (March 2007) Accepted a role with director Jun Kang on his next film not yet titled. Will also be participating with still photography.
  • (February 2006) Leticia has signed a contract with Producer: Jonathan Van Vorhees to work on his next film: Project Clear Vision. It is scheduled for production starting in March of 2006.
  • (February 2005) Currently pursuing the role for a play on the life of Tina Modotti - a photographer of the 1920s - 1930s, to be produced by Teatro Dallas and to be directed by Cora Cardona, a well established actress, writer and director of Mexico City.
  • (August 2005) Currently working on a play by Victor Hugo Rascon Banda as the sister of photographer and revolutionary Tina Moddoti, an Italian silent actress who began an impressive photography career in Mexico in the 1920s and 1930s, but was cut short by her political involvement. The play is presented by Teatro Dallas and directed by Cora Cardona.
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There is the list of movies, where Leticia Alaniz was taked part:
1 A Promise to Carolyn movie A Promise to Carolyn 1996 as Cowboys Girlfriend
2 Holy Tortilla movie Holy Tortilla 1998 as Elena/Our Lady of Guadalupe
3 La ley del silencio movie La ley del silencio 2005 as Laura
4 Walker, Texas Ranger movie Walker, Texas Ranger 1993 as Illegal Girl
There is the list of some articles of Leticia Alaniz:
  • "The Hollywood Reporter" (USA), May 2006, pg. 1, by: Nick Jacobs, "From the producers of "The Rookie", this inspiring sports movie will star Mark Wahlberg as a Philadelphia Eagles fan who has just lost his wife and his teaching job. He decides one day to show up for an open tryout for his favorite NFL team, only to see his wildest dreams come true. Also starring Elizabeth Banks, Kirk Acevedo...... featuring Leticia Alaniz......"
  • "Dallas Observer" (USA), 29 April 2006, Iss. April, pg. 4, by: Rich Lopez, "Transfusion: See Teatro Dallas' new Blood, Bad Blood, written by Argentinean playwright Griselda Gambaro. Photo by Leticia Alaniz. Directed by Cora Cardona."
  • "The Dallas Morning News" (USA), 18 September 2005, by: Manuel Mendoza, "Review: Shadows bring life to light. Teatro Dallas aptly hits the high points in story of Tina Modotti."
  • "LatinoBiz Magazine" (USA), September 2005, Vol. 1, Iss. 5, pg. 22, by: Abigail Self, "Tina Modotti"
There is the list of some quotes of Leticia Alaniz:
  • Only while playing a part can I be very cruel, hate, and love without any consequence.
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