María Castro Jato

Category: Actress
Birth Date: 30th November 1981
Birth Place: Vigo (Pontevedra)

After finishing the GCE A-level studies, she graduated in Science of Physical Activity and Sport at Vigo University. As far as her sports activity is concerned, she won all the categories at the Rhythmic Gymnastics Galician Championship and was selected in the junior category to take part in the European Championship in Tesalónica (Greece) and was second of the Spanish Championship (Gijón, 1996) in the ball category.

 Work & Activities

As a model of ‘Dolores Couceiro’ Agency, she displayed clothes at several fashion shows in many cities and villages and participated in many photographic sessions for catalogues of sport clothes and wedding dresses. Besides, she has presented two programmes on Galician TV (‘Grandes Musicais’ and ‘Estreas TVG’) and several galas such as the special Christmas Eve Gala in 2001, ‘Alvaro Cunqueiro’ Prize Presentation (Lalín, 2002), Summer Galas (A Coruña and Sanxenxo, 2002) and ‘Noites de verán’ Galas (July and August 2003) on Galician TV. She also participated in the recording of the programme ‘Comediantes’ for Galician TV, where they made her biography known and participated as an actress in two TV serials: ‘Avenida de América’, playing ‘Sara’ in eighty episodes and ‘Pratos Combinados’, playing ‘Paula Barreiro’ for four seasons.

 Other Interesting Aspects

She speaks English, Spanish and Galician.