Leonor Watling

Leonor Ceballos Watling (born July 28, 1975) is an award-winning Spanish-British film actress and singer.
Watling began her acting career in theatre and made her big screen debut when she was 15 with Jardines colgantes by Pablo Llorca. After that she participated in several TV series, such as Hermanos de leche, Farmacia de guardia or Querido maestro, but her most successful role was in the series Raquel busca su sitio with Cayetana Guillén Cuervo. In 1998, she was nominated for a Goya award for her role in La hora de los valientes, and was named as one of European films 'Shooting Stars' by European Film Promotion in 1999. In 2002 she was nominated againfor a Goya for her role in A mi madre le gustan las mujeres.

Watling dubbed Anne Hathaway as the voice of "Red Pucket" (Little Red Riding Hood) in Hoodwinked (2005)[1]. She also took part in The Oxford Murders, alongside Elijah Wood and John Hurt.

Lately, she combines film performances with her work with the band Marlango, in which she is vocalist and sings mostly in English.

[edit] Personal life
She was born in Madrid, Spain to a Spanish man and a British woman and has three siblings, with whom she speaks in English. Her father died when she was a teenager.

When she was a child she wanted to be a classic dancer, but a knee injury made this impossible. Later, she moved to London for taking acting lessons at the Actor's Center.

Currently, she is dating Oscar-winning Uruguayan musician Jorge Drexler, with whom she has their son Luca, born in January, 2009.

She has been quoted as being a fan of Tom Waits, Suzanne Vega, Radiohead and Erik Satie.

Leonor Watling

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