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Yalitza Aparicio
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    (December 11, 1993- )
    Born in Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca, Mexico
    Best known for her role as Cleo in the 2018 Alfonso Cuaron film 'Roma'
    Full name is Yalitza Aparicio Martinez
    She was initially reluctant to go the audition for Cuaron because she thought it was a trafficking scam.
    She only decided to go to the audition when her pregnant sister could not do so.
    Some viewers thought her character in Roma was akin to the mammy or maid characters in films like 'Gone with the Wind.'
    She claims she does not consider herself as an actress.
    She was initially studying to become a schoolteacher.
    Cuaron was very impressed by her acting skills.
    She still did interviews on talk shows despite not speaking English at all.
    She is the firs indigenous Mexican person to be nominated for an acting Oscar.

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