ShowEast to honor Mexican star Ana Claudia Talancon

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Ana Claudia Talancón will receive this year’s “International Star of the Year” Award at ShowEast during the International Awards Luncheon on Monday, October 22 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel.

“ShowEast is thrilled to honor Ana Claudia Talancón on her remarkable, multi-faceted career,” said Andrew Sunshine, president of the Film Expo Group, which manages ShowEast. “A talented actress and producer, Ana Claudia has become one of the most recognized faces in Mexico and we congratulate her on this well-deserved honor.”

Talancón has participated in box-office hits such as El Crimen del Padre Amaro, Matando Cabos, Fast Food Nation, Love In the Time of Cholera, One Missed Call and Arráncame La Vida. She was also in American Curious, and will appear in the film Perfectos Desconocidos, a remake of a successful Italian picture, directed by Manolo Caro and sharing credits with Manuel García Rulfo, Miguel Rodarte and Cecilia Suárez. She was also a producer of the TV series “Soy Tu Fan” (seasons 1 & 2).

Talancón was nominated as “Best Actress” for her roles in El Cometa and El Crimen Del Padre Amaro at the Ariel Awards, the Mexican Academy Awards. She also won the Canacine Award and the “Diosa de Plata” Award in the category of Best Actress for the film Arráncame la Vida.

Talancón has also participated in select campaigns such as Ciel for The Coca-Cola Company. National Geographic chose her to embark on a journey through the history of Mexico and host the show “Destinos: Xcaret.” She also was the host of the culinary reality show “Top Chef Mexico” for the first two seasons.