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Gladys Rodriguez
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Birth Date:June 4, 1943
Astrology Sign:Gemini
Chinese Sign:Sheep - Yang
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Occupation:Movie actress

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Gladys Rodriguez

Biography:Gladys Rodriguez Gladys Rodríguez (born June 4, 1943, in Santurce, Puerto Rico), is a renowned actress in Puerto Rico.

Rodríguez was born in Santurce, a section of San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico. Her parents moved to New York City when she was still a child. In New York, she received her primary and secondary education. When she was eight years old she attended the Children's Hour Academy where she learned tap dancing, drama and ballet.

In 1960, Rodríguez returned to Puerto Rico where she took drama classes under the guidance of Edmundo Rivera Alvarez. She enrolled in the University of Puerto Rico where she earned a degree in Dramatic Arts.

Rodríguez made her televison debut when she auditioned for a role in the soap opera La Mujer de Aquella Noche ( The Women of the other night) and performed alongside Braulio Castillo. The soap opera was a success and her acting caught the attention of a Peruvian director who offered her a role in the soap opera Simplemente María (Simply Mary), filmed in Peru. "Simplemente María" became an international "hit", seen in all of Latin-America.

She was inactive during the early years of the 1970's, however in 1975 Puerto Rican television producer Tommy Muñiz offered Rodríguez to play the role of his "wife" in a new comedy Los Garcias. The show became very popular and is considered by many as a Puerto Rican classic. During that period she also participated in the soap operas Marta Llorens with Raul Julia, Verano Rojo (Red Summer) and Viernes Social (Social Fridays).

Rodríguez began her theater acting career by acting in the following productions: Un Travia llamado Deseo and Los Soles Truncos alongside Esther Sandoval, Muerte en el Nilo (Death in the Nile), Palacio de Carton (Cardboard Palace), La Enemiga (The Enemy), El Búho y la gatita (The Owl and the Kitten), El mismo año a la misma hora (The same year at the same time) and many other more.

She belonged to an association of Puerto Rican actresses called MECA, which produced for television programs such as Ellas al Mediodía. Later she joined actresses Camille Carrion and Marilyn Pupo in the T.V. program called Ahora (Now).

Rodríguez' first featured movie was the 1989 film Lo que le paso a Santiago (What happened to Santiago) produced and directed by Jacobo Morales. The movie was nominated for an Oscar in the category of "Best Foreign Film". Amongst the movies in which she has participated are the following:

Lamento Borincano - uncredited Los Expatriados (1964) - uncredited Un Largo viaje hacia la muerte (1968) - uncredited Dios los cría (And God Created Them) (1979) - Annette Una Aventura llamada Menudo (An Adventure Called Menudo) (1982) - Señora Mía Cuentos de Don Abelardo Lo que le pasó a Santiago (1989) - Angelina El Poder del Shakti Desvío al paraíso (Shortcut to Paradise) (1994) - Lona La Guagua aérea (Air Bus) (1995) Amores como todos los demas (1999) (TV) - Yolanda "Amores" (2004) (mini) TV Series (2003) - Seda Blanca El Sueño del regreso (2005) - Carlotta " El Regalo" (2006) (mini) TV Series (post-production) - Elizabeth Rodríguez has been also involved as Production Designer for the following:

Her Knight (2003) Fate (2003) "El Regalo" (2006) (mini) TV Series (post-production) In 1999, she participated in the theater production of La Carreta (La Oxcart) by Rene Marques. That same year, she authored her first book titled "Aliup" in which she discusses her strong religious beliefs. On March 15, 2002, she acted in the theater production of Mujeres de la Biblia (Women of the Bible) which was initially presented in the Tapia Theater of San Juan. The production's success in over 60 continuous presentations has led the producers to present it outside of Puerto Rico, to places like the United States.

Gladys Rodríguez is currently working on the post-production stages as actress and Production Designer of the mini T.V. series El Regalo which is due out in 2006.

Chinese Horoscope for Gladys Rodriguez
Includes characteristics and Vices
Gladys Rodriguez's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 05, 1943 - January 24, 1944
Birthday: June 4, 1943

The Sheep is a Yang,
and is the Eighth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Good Manners
Lack of Foresight

Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Gladys Rodriguez's Personality Tarot Card The Hermit - Personality Card

Birthday: June 4, 1943

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Gladys Rodriguez's Growth Tarot Card Judgement

Birthday: June 4, 2017

Completion of the karmic cycle; reaping rewards, or otherwise, for past actions.




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