Ariadna Gil Giner (Catalan pronunciation: [aˈɾjaðna ʒil ʒiˈne]; born January 23, 1969 in Barcelona, Spain) is a Spanish actress. She is known for her expressive acting in films such as Belle Époque or Lágrimas Negras.
Film director Bigas Luna discovered her for the 1986 movie Lola. After 4 films primarily in Catalan, though also with the presence of Spanish and French, she took part in a movie exclusively in Spanish in 1991, Emilio Martínez Lázaro's Amo tu cama rica 1991, and has gone on to play in a myriad of films and series in Catalan, Spanish, French and English, among other languages.
From 1993 to 2007, she has performed in more than 31 films, such as Libertarias, directed by Vicente Aranda; Pan's Labyrinth, by Guillermo del Toro or Soldados de Salamina, directed by her ex-husband David Trueba, with whom she has two children, Violeta Rodriguez (b. 1997) and Leo Trueba. She has been in a relationship with American actor Viggo Mortensen since 2009.
- 1992: Premio Ondas a la mejor actriz, "Amo tu cama rica"
- 1992: Premio del Festival de Peñíscola a la mejor actriz, "Amo tu cama rica"
- 1993: Premio Goya a la mejor actriz, "Belle Époque"
- 1993: Fotogramas de plata, "Belle Époque"