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Source: The Guradian

Daniela Vega: the transgender star lighting up the film industry

Today 06:05 GMT

But, a decade after transitioning as female, and a year after her breakthrough role dazzled the Berlin film festival, Chilean newcomer Daniela Vega is fully enjoying the rewards of being fantastic and on her own terms.

It’s noticeable that Marina carries identity papers with her former male name, Daniel – not an allusion to Daniela Vega, insists the star, whose previous name was in any case entirely different.

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