Maria Cuadra (born Madrid) is a Spanish film, television and theater actress who has starred in productions including: Platero y yo, Ultimo Encuentro, Vuelve San Valentin, Marinai, donne e guai and I tromboni di Fradiavolo with Ugo Tognazzi and Raimondo Vianello, and La Cancion del Olvido. She is the daughter of bullfighter Antonio Cuadra Belmonte. She married and later divorced Italian movie actor and producer Eduardo De Santis. She has three children from this marriage (Natasha De Santis Cuadra, Nicolas and Antonella De Santis Cuadra). Maria Cuadra lives in Madrid and is active in charity work for international organisations including serving as an ambassador for UNICEF and the International Red Cross.