Teresa Gracia

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Barcelona, Spain
Born in Barcelona to Aragonese parents, Teresa Gracia known not for her film roles, but for the extraordinary experiences that since became the subject of several collections of poetry and three plays. As a child of seven, Teresa and her mother were exiled to Francia after the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), where they voluntarily entered in two different internment camps, Argeles-sur-mer and Saint-Cyprien.

After escaping in Dec/Jan of 1940/1941, the Gracia family, reunited with Teresa's father, relocated to Toulouse, where many other Spanish republican refugees were living. Ms. Gracua was subsequently educated in French schools. Read more...