Adriana Sofía Ugarte Pardal is a Spanish actress who is known for her leading roles on television series ‘La Señora’ and ‘El tiempo entre costuras’ and in Pedro Almodóvar’s film ‘Julieta’ (2016).
She was born on January 17, 1985, in Madrid, Spain to parents María Yolanda Pardal Hernández Luís Manuel Ugarte Oterino. She is the granddaughter of Eduardo Ugarte, who was a writer and set designer and also, the great-granddaughter of Carlos Archines, the writer of ‘Alicante’.She did her schooling from Nuestra Señora del Pilar School in Madrid and did not take much time to debut on stage. She debuted in the short film ‘Mala Espina’ directed by Belén Macías, in the year 2001 and bagged a prize at the Alcalá de Henares Festival of Short Films. She combined her dance and philosophy career and has been a part of a series like ‘Policias, en el corazón de la calle’ (Antena 3) and ‘Hospital Central’ (Telecinco).
At the age of twenty-one, in the year 2006, she was nominated for the ‘Goya Award for Best New Actress’ for her challenging role as Consuelo in Santi Amodeo’s film ‘Cabeza de Perro’. In 2008, she achieved huge popularity for her role as Victoria Márquez in the series ‘La Señora’ that premiered that year. In the same year, she appeared in the film ‘El juego del ahorcado’ with Clara Lago and Álvaro Cervantes. She also acted in the 2010 film ‘Castillos de carton’ directed by Salvador García Ruiz, co-starring with Nilo Mur and Biel Durán and in ‘Lo contrario val amor’ in the same year, co-starring beside Hugo Silva. She played the role of Susana in the miniseries ‘Niños robados’ (Telecinco).
Two years after the shooting was finalized, ‘El tiempo entre costuras’ (Antenna 3), a series based on the novel of the same name by writer María Dueñas, premiered in the year 2013, that starred Ugarte as Sira Quiroga/ Arish Agoriuq that acquired her immense viewership.