Rossy De Palma was born September 16, 1964. She was discovered in 1986 by Spanish film director, screenwriter and producer Pedro Almodóvar at a café in Madrid. She appeared in several of his films: La ley del deseo (1987), Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988), Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989), Broken Embraces (2009), and two of which earned her two Goya nominations for performances in Kika (1993) and La flor de mi secreto (1995).