Ingrid Rubio, born in Barcelona, had a brilliant start to her career as a film actress in 1996, landing parts in three top-notch movies: Más que amor, frenesí (Not Love, Just Frenzy), by Alfonso Albacete, David Menkes and Miguel Bardem, Más allá del jardín (Beyond the Garden), by Pedro Olea, and Taxi, by Carlos Saura. Recognition of her excellent work was immediate in the shape of different awards: Special Jury Mention at San Sebastian Festival in 1996 for Taxi and Goya for Best New Actress for Más allá del jardín in 1997.
In her following films, she also acted under the orders of important directors while extending her career to the international field: En brazos de la mujer madura (In Praise of Older Women, Manuel Lombardero, 1997), En dag til i solen (Water Easy Reach, Bent Hamer, 1998), El faro del Sur (The Lighthouse, Eduardo Mignogna, 1998), Extraños (Imanol Uribe, 1998), Un banco en el parque (Agustí Vila, 1999), La otra cara de la luna (Lluís Josep Comerón, 1999), Sé quién eres (I Know Who You Are, Patricia Ferreira, 2000), El viaje de Arián (Arian’s Journey, Eduard Bosch, 2000), Visionarios (Visionaires, Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón, 2001, Official Selection in San Sebastian), La soledad era esto (This Was Solitude, Sergio Renán, 2001) and El alquimista impaciente (The Impatient Alchemist, Patricia Ferreira, 2002). She also garnered a number of important awards during this period: Best Actress Award at Montreal Festival for El faro del Sur, also winner of the Best Actress Award from the Argentine Film Critics Association and Special Mention at Málaga Festival for El viaje de Arián.
Recently, Ingrid Rubio has starred in Todas las azafatas van al cielo (Daniel Burman, 2002), La playa de los galgos (The Beach of the Greyhounds, Mario Camus, 2002), Haz conmigo lo que quieras (Kill Me Tender, Ramón de España, 2003), for which she was named Best Comedy Actress at Peñíscola Festival, Noviembre (Achero Mañas, 2003), which competed at San Sebastian, Hermanas (Julia Solomonoff, 2005), Tirant Lo Blanc (Vicente Aranda, 2006), Salvador (Manuel Huerga, 2006) and Trastorno (Fernando Cámara, 2006).