Paulina was born in Chile from a chilean mother and a spanish father and was raised in Spain since the age of 8. She began her artistic career in Madrid, as a flamenco dancer and in 1990 she started acting on the big screen. Since then she has appeared in 35 films, starring in 15 of them and working with directors such as, Gonzalo Suarez (The detective and death), Carlos Saura (Pajarito), Mario Gas (The Pianist) and renowed international actors such as Javier Bardem, Jordi Moya, Rick Schroeder, Federico Luppi among many others.
She has received several awards at international film festivals, and a nomination for the Goya Awards in1998. On television she has participated in more than 30 productions between Spain, France, United States and Colombia. Among them, Central
Hospital, Queen of swords, RPM Miami, El Cartel 1 and 2, Grachi, and recently Dueños del Paraiso for Telemundo.
Her theater debut came in 1992 with the prestigious catalan company Els Joglars with whom she traveled through Europe and the Americas for nearly two years with the award winning play, "I have an uncle in America". Since then, on stage, she has participated in several plays. She has also produced, directed and starred in several stage productions. The monologue "Taitantos" by Olga Iglesias and the play "Nobody knows you as I do" are her own theatrical production with her newly created company Cuz Cuz Productions. She is now part of the cast of the new spanish prime time TV series "The Embassy" of Bambu Productions for Atresmedia in Spain.
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