5 Hottest Mexican Actresses

These are the five hottest Mexican actresses. But these actresses are also very proud of their nationality and culture. One culture in particular that usually generates tons of pride is Mexican, and Mexican actresses are usually just a notch above every other actress as far as looks are concerned, because everybody enjoys looking at a sexy latina. Well, these are the five hottest Mexican actresses.
1. Salma Hayek. Salma Hayek is a Mexican actress who not only looks amazingly gorgeous, but is extremely talented. You can find this sexy latina beauty in films like "Frida" and "Desperado," and on the popular television show "30 Rock."

2. Ninel Conde. Ninel might not be half as popular as Salma Hayek, but this award winning actress is very famous in her home country of Mexico.

3. Kate Del Castillo. Kate Del Castillo unlike the other two has not been nominated for any awards, but luckily that is not a qualification for this list. Katie is 28 years young and looking great.

4. Maite Perroni. Maite might just be the sexiest Mexican actress on this list. She is most popular for being in a Mexican pop group, but she has been on television which technically makes her an actress.

5. Anahi. Anahi is a exotic looking Mexican actress and singer who was a part of the same pop group as Maite. And just like Maite, Anahi made her way into television. Anahi is a 26-year-old gorgeous looking Mexican actress who can be found easily on television all over Mexico.

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Ninel Conde a Mexican actress, model, and Latin Grammy Award nominated recording artist

Ninel Herrera Conde is a Mexican actress, model, and Latin Grammy Award nominated recording artist, best known for her performances in Rebelde and Fuego En La Sangre.

In 2004, Conde participated in the third edition of the reality show Big Brother VIP and was voted-off after 43 days of confinement. In October 2004, she began acting on Rebelde, produced by Pedro Damián. Her most remarkable role so far has been this one. Her role as Alma Rey in Rebelde (2004–2006) expanded her career to Chile, Romania.

In 2005, Conde began appearing on the American dramedy series Ugly Betty where she portrays an actress on a 'faux' telenovela that is seen by the main character's family. She also participated in contest reality show titled El Show de los Sueños, alongside Pee Wee, Kalimba Marichal, Gloria Trevi, DJ Flex/Nigga, Mariana Seoane, and Priscila.

In 2008, she played the character Rosario Montes in Fuego En La Sangre alongside Adela Noriega and Eduardo Yañez. On August 2009 Ninel confirms to appears in Mexican telenovela Mar de amor as Coral (main-villain of the story), the telenovela was produced by Natalie Lartilleux. Conde is expected to release her untitled new musical project by 2011.

Conde has a daughter named Sofia Conde (born 1997) from a previous marriage with Mexican actor Ari Telch. She was in an on and off relationship with singer-songwriter Jose Manuel Figueroa before ended in 2007.

Conde was nearly killed during an aircraft flight. Upon departing Costa Rica, the aircraft aborted its take off and fell into a lake. Fortunately, the people on board were saved.

People magazine reported that her mother died from cancer on April 10, 2008.
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Manuela Arbeláez a Colombian model and actress

Manuela Arbeláez (born 1988; Medellín, Colombia) is a Colombian model and actress perhaps best known for her work on the television game show The Price Is Right.

Arbeláez was born in Colombia to parents Luis Pablo Arbeláez and Gloria Correa, but moved to the United States in 2006, and relocated to West New York, New Jersey. Shortly after moving to the U.S., Arbeláez became one of the finalists during the 2008 season of Nuestra Belleza Latina, a beauty contest/reality show hybrid airing on the U.S. Spanish-language television channel Univision. She placed sixth in the competition.

Later that year, Arbeláez was one of the five finalists in The Price Is Right Model Search contest. Each of the finalists appeared as a Price is Right Model on an episode of the game show airing in October 2008. The winner was chosen by an internet fan vote, and won the opportunity to tape five additional episodes.

Although Arbeláez did not win the contest, she impressed the producers of The Price Is Right and was hired as a model for the show. She joined the regular rotation of five models on The Price Is Right beginning with the April 1, 2009 episode. She continued as a regular model the following season.

In 2010, Arbeláez appeared in the music video for Robin Thicke’s song It’s in the Mornin’. She was cast for a two episode guest appearance on soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful which aired in June 2010. In October 2010, Manuela was the lead girl in the music video "Loving You No More" by Diddy - Dirty Money featuring Drake
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Danna Garcia a Colombian actress and singer

Danna Garcia is a Colombian actress and singer, Danna Maria García Osuna was born in Bogota in ’78 and has been tearing up Latin charts and telenovelas (soup operas) ever since. Danna started singing at age 4 under the watchful eye of her mother, Colombian singer Claudia Osuna. In 1994, Danna and her sister formed the band “Café Moreno” and recorded the triple-platinum album “Momposina.” That same year, Danna appeared in her first major role in the Colombian telenovela “Café con aroma de mujer.” In 1996, she became the first Colombian actress to star in a Mexican telenovela and she’s best known for her leading roles in Pasión de Gavilanes and La Revancha. Her success (and overall hotness) has also awarded her spokeswomen status for Maybelline cosmetics and Garnier Nutrisse hair products. Danna was also named one of the 50 most beautiful people according to People en Español‘s “Los 50 más Bellos” list. How that measures up with this “T2T’s Top 10 Hottest Colombian” award/list… I’m not sure.
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Gabriela Spanic's Assistant Is Innocent, Still In Jail

To your left you have a recent picture of Gabriela Spanic shoving a sugary confection down her throat. She's somewhere in a Televisa studio mid-break from filming a novela. One could say she looks to be worry-free, right? Like... days gone by!

But, not too long ago, Gabriela Spanic made a big 'ol escandalo over her ex-assistant's supposed, alleged, cold-hearted assassination plot. Well, the dust has settled and it turns out the real killer was and has always been Gabriela Spanic's diet, not Maria Celeste Fernandez, who, for some really fucked up reason, is still in jail.

How does Gaby sleep at night knowing she consciously jailed an innocent person? We don't really know. What we do know is that this bitch is merciless and hard-to-the-motherfucking-core.

Thankfully Maria may leave jail soon, since nothing has been proven against her and, well, people are no longer paying attention to this zafarancho.

Now, unless Gabriela Spanic drops dead in the next few days, this is one messed-up story were the villain, to use vernacular wordplay, se sale con la suya!
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MariMar Philippine Remake

MariMar was a Philippine drama previously being broadcast in GMA Network, starring Marian Rivera and Dingdong Dantes.

Though a remake-adaptation of a Mexican telenovela the setting and some of the storylines were altered. Directed by Joyce E. Bernal and Mac Alejandre, the series premiered on August 13, 2007 and ended on March 14, 2008. It was aired internationally with a one week delay on GMA Pinoy TV, which became a huge success to Filipino viewers abroad. The series also aired in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, China (dubbed in Mandarin), Cambodia (dubbed in Khmer), Uganda and in the United States (airing Sundays on KIKU/Honolulu with English subtitles).

Marimar was a Mexican TV telenovela that was first aired in 1994 on Televisa with singer-actress Thalía in the title role.

The series had 75 forty-five minute episodes, and is the second part of a "Maria" trilogy. The first was Maria Mercedes, and the final was Maria la del Barrio.

It aired on RPN 9, the home of all Classic Philippine Dramas, and became the most loved Soap Opera in Philippine History.

The contract with Televisa for the rights stipulates that GMA Network should start the series in 2007. With Angel Locsin's rejection of the offer, the network was prompted to give auditions to their roster of young actresses for the highly profiled role. On March 13, 2008, a video of the fifteen actresses who auditioned for the role of MariMar leaked on YouTube. These actresses are Bianca King, Nadine Samonte, Jennylyn Mercado, Ryza Cenon, Jewel Mische, LJ Reyes, Rhian Ramos, Camille Prats, Pauleen Luna, Katrina Halili, Valerie Concepcion, Nancy Castiglione, Cheska Garcia and Karylle.

The role eventually went to Marian Rivera, who beat her closest rival for the role, Jennylyn Mercado. Some actresses who took part in the audition also landed major and supporting roles in the series. The anatagonist role of Angelika Santibanez went first to Bing Loyzaga but replaced by Katrina Halili after her character Ashley killed off from Lupin which would replace it, so the role of Esperanza went to Bing Loyzaga instead. The role of Natalia and Inocencia went to Bianca King and Nadine Samonte respectively.

    1st Filipino-American Visionary Awards (2008)
        2007 Favorite Television Actor - Dingdong Dantes
        2007 Favorite Television Actress - Marian Rivera
    4th USTv Students' Choice Awards (2008)
        Most Popular Drama/Miniseries
        Most Popular Actor in a Drama/Miniseries - Dingdong Dantes
        Most Popular Actress in a Drama/Miniseries - Marian Rivera
    38th Box-Office Entertainment Awards (2008)
        Most Popular TV Program
        Most Popular TV Directors - Mac Alejandre & Joyce Bernal
        Most Promising Female Star -Marian Rivera [8]
        Phenomenal TV Star - Marian Rivera
    Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards Philippines 2008 Favorite TV Show - Marimar
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Marian Rivera a Filipina actress and occasional singer-dancer

Marian Rivera (born Marian Gracia Rivera on August 12, 1984 in Madrid, Spain) is a Filipina actress and occasional singer-dancer. Her first TV role came in 2005 via TAPE Inc.'s afternoon drama, Kung Mamahalin Mo Lang Ako in the lead that was aired in GMA Network. In 2007 she was cast for the title role in the Philippine remake of MariMar. She released two studio albums Marian Rivera Dance Hits and Retro Crazy sold 75,000 copies. She currently signed with GMA Network.

Marian Rivera was born in Madrid, Spain to Francisco Javier Gracia Alonso, a Spaniard, and Amalia Rivera, a Filipina of Caviteña and Spanish descent. Rivera finish her college days at De La Salle University Dasmarinas.

Rivera first starred in an afternoon soap operas for TAPE Inc. and GMA Network including Kung Mamahalin Mo Lang Ako, Agawin Mo Man Ang Lahat and Pinakamamahal. She acted in Enteng Kabisote 2: Okay Ka Fairy Ko: The Legend Continues. Later GMA Network cast her into mother roles for the afternoon Philippine-Malaysian drama Muli.

Rivera formally signed a contract in GMA Network, Inc. and starred the title role of MariMar, which premiered on August 13, 2007. Later, Rivera was awarded in GMMSF Inc. in the 38th Box-Office Entertainment Awards.

In 2008, Rivera played the role of Dyesebel which aired on April 28, 2008. She also appeared in "Ang Babaeng Hinugot Sa Aking Tadyang".

In 2010, Rivera, starred in the TV remake of Endless Love.

In 2011, Rivera, starred in GMA Network's teleserye Amaya.

In 2006, Rivera signed a contract for Regal Films that she was cast in the horror movie, Pamahiin.

Rivera also starred in two MMFF movie entries such as Bahay Kubo and Desperadas. In 2008, Rivera starred in the romantic comedy My Best Friend's Girlfriend.

In 2009, she then played the role of Nieves, The Engkanto Slayer, in a title episode of Shake, Rattle & Roll X, an MMFF entry. She also worked with singer and songwriter Ogie Alcasid and the Desperadas cast, for the sequel, Desperadas 2. She also starred in the horror movie, Tarot.

In early 2010, she appeared in You to Me Are Everything, a romantic comedy film.
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Cañaveral De Pasiones Will be Remade

Ok, enough is enough!!

Isn’t anyone in novela world original anymore??

Production will soon start on the remake of Cañaveral De Pasiones.

Rumor has it that Sebastian Zurita will take the lead role, which is actually a very neat casting choice.

You see, he acted in the original novela as the young version of the protagonist, so now he is basically reprising the role.

Still, not a good enough reason to continue with these redo novelas.
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Carolina Ramirez a star of La Pola

Carolina Ramirez (Cali, Colombia, June 20, 1983) is a Colombian actress known for her starring role in the telenovela La hija del mariachi and for playing the martyr Polycarp Salavarrieta Colombian production commemorating the bicentennial of the Republic of Colombia in the series La Pola.

One of her first jobs in television was in the children's program "Jack El Despertador", broadcast on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 am to 12 noon, interpreting the role of Lila. After Caracol Television series "La Séptima Puerta". But its consolidation as an actress came in the form of "Rosario Guerrero," the sweet singer of rancheras bar "Plaza Garibaldi" in La Hija del Mariachi. This character allowed Carolina to become known nationally and even internationally. Currently working on the production of RCN "La Pola" historical fiction based on real events from the time of the retaking of the Spanish viceroyalty of New Granada.

La Pola (Telenovela) - "Policarpa Salavarrieta (adulta)"
Las trampas del amor - "Mariana"
La hija del mariachi - "Rosario Guerrero"
Soñar no cuesta nada - Linda
Séptima Puerta - "Jenny Candela"
La Lectora
Jack el despertador - "Lila"
Punto de giro
La fiesta del chivo (teatro)
Crónica de una muerte anunciada (Teatro)
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Una Familia Con Suerte Synopsis

Una Familia Con Suerte (A Family With Luck) is a Televisa produced telenovela. The telenovela premiered on February 14, 2011 in Mexico. It is produced by Juan Osorio and starring Luz Elena Gonzales, Arath De La Torre and Mayrin Villanueva. It is currently showing in Mexico replacing Llena de Amor.

Pancho Lóps and his family encounters strong and fun situations but then they get Luck.

Fernanda Peñaloza (Alicia Rodríguez) receive a notice that she has cancer and she tries to commit suicide. When she's about to throw herself of the bridge, Pancho López (Arath de la Torre), a vegetable distributor, tells her that life is beautiful and they have to fight it every day. He convince her and invites her to go in his truck, which he calls 'La Burra'.

Pancho López is a humble man of values and with a natural intelligence for business, he helps needy people and believes in family. He thinks that having too much money causes many problems.

Fernanda knows the four children of Pancho: Lupita (Alejandra Garcia) is the allowed daughter, a loving girl who inherited of her father the love by the social service. Ana (Sherlyn) is loved of the music and she has not taken the consciousness from which she is pretty; sometimes it feels that his father prefers Lupita more than her. Temo (Daniel Arevalo) he is the small one of the family, when he was born, Laurita (Ana Barbara), the wife of Pancho, died when giving birth; raised by Chela (Luz Elena González), sister-in-law of Pancho; she became position of the family when her sister passed away. Chela keeps a secret: her only love in life has been Pancho.

Pepe Lopez (Pablo Lyle) is the older son of Pancho. He is audacious, mechanic apprentice and he likes to pilot cars, by this he is related to people of different social layer. She knows Mónica Rinaldi (Violeta Isfel), rich girl and fiancée of Freddy Irabién (Juan Diego Covarrubias) and they become rivals, not only in the races, but also in the love of Mónica.

Candelaria (Alicia Machado) is sister of Pancho. She is beautiful and feels like a diva; she sets out her ebullient beauty so that all the men of the district admire her.

Pancho Lopez and their family faces a serious problem: the vicinity is mortgaged and there is no money to pay the debt, which more hurts Pancho is not to be able to protect his family.

Fernanda Peñaloza values the honesty and the responsibility of Pancho Lopez, considers him an honest man, quite the opposite her nephew Vicente Irabién (Sergio Sendel), a convince and ambitious type, that anxiety that her aunt dies to remain with her fortune and the presidency of the company.

Enzzo Rinaldi (Pedro Moreno) wants to fight the family Lopez and there friends of his vicinity. Pancho is itself cornered, he undergoes humiliations along with his family and he does not have any more remedy than to accept the proposal of Fernanda Peñaloza and to become president of the cosmetic company.

Rebeca Treviño (Mayrín Villanueva), beautiful and intelligent woman is the one who advises to Pancho in her roll like president of the company. She will educate him, she will teach to him behave and to take determinations in the world of finances. And will become the rival of Chela.

The family Lopez move to the mansion of Fernanda and will be neighbor's of the Irabién family: Vicente, Pina (Daniela Castro) and Freddy. This change will bring fun situations between the poor's and the rich ones.

Pina is the wife of Vicente, a hypochondriac woman, because her husband does not pay her attention either his son. He has a radio program: 'Pina Opina' that it serves to him as therapy. He's only accompanied by the small dog? Abeja? mascot of the family. But, later, 'Popeye' , the current dog of the Lopez seduces the fine small dog, which brings a conflict between the families.

And following the passages of 'Abeja' , Vicente is pledged with the beauty of the sensual Candela and a torrid full romance of situations occurs among them.

The two families, López and Irabién cross themselves in a series of humorous and exciting situations where Ana, who hates the superficiality, falls in love indeed with a superficial boy, Freddy. And Pina will know the passion in Tomás (Osvaldo of León), fiancée of Lupita, with that exciting situations will untie, giving Pina a hard time to her life.
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Laura Flores a Mexican actress, hostess and singer

Laura Flores (born Laura Aurora Flores Heras on August 23, 1963) is a Mexican actress, hostess and singer, born in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Laura Flores had a hit single for her telenovela a grammy winning single "El Alma No Tiene Color" (The Soul Has No Color), a duet with Marco Antonio Solis. Her first taste of stardom came when she joined "Hermanos y Amigos", whose band members were her family. The group carried out extensive tours in Mexico, the Netherlands, Germany and Spain for almost three years. Flores' desire to be better prepared in the field of acting led her to study acting in El Centro de Estudios Artísticos de Televisa (CEA). Her first acting opportunity came during a musical presentation in Tampico, where a producer offered her a role in the telenovela El combate, starring Ignacio López Tarso.

Music was within her, and in 1980 the Luis de Llano offered her the opportunity to sing and record some songs in English in the program Noche de Noche, hosted by Verónica Castro. In 1981 Laura starred in her first musical, Los Fantásticos. She later became the conductor of various special programs in which were portrayed during the early 1980s. In 1992, she recorded her first solo CD, Barcos de Papel, which made her carry out tours throughout all of the Mexican Republic.

In 1986, Laura married songwriter and singer Sergio Faccelli, who produced De Corazón a Corazón y Fruto Prohibido; but the relationship was cut short, ending in three years. She has participated in important novels such as Los Años pasan, Clarisa, El vuelo del águila, Marisol, El mor tiene cara de mujer, El alma no tiene color, Gotita de amor and Siempre te amaré. In the year of 2005, after a temporary departure, she returned to the acting scene, starring in Piel de otoño.

In 1995, she sang some of her songs in a radio station event in the famous "Rancho Moreno" in Chino, California

She has participated as The Protagonist in SIempre te Amare (2000), and Piel de otoño.

In 2006 she became the coprotagonic character in Mundo de Fieras with César Évora, the next year she continue working as his wife in Al Diablo con los Guapos as a villain.

In 2008, she left the program Hoy because she will be starting in a new telenovela En Nombre del Amor as Camila Ríos, the mother of the villain.

She was part of the telenovela Corazon Salvaje as Juan del Diablo's mother.

She will be part of the series Mujeres Asesinas in the fall of 2010.

For her work in television and in the recording industry, Flores has had her handprints embedded at the Paseo de las Luminarias in Mexico City.

El Combate (1980)
El Derecho de Nacer (1981) as Amelia
En Busca del Paraiso (1982) as Rosa Martha
Tú Eres Mi Destino (1984) as Rosa Martha
Los Años Felices (1984) as María
Los Años Pasan (1985) as María
Ave Fénix (1986) as Paulina
Mi pequeña Soledad (1990) as Dulce María
La Pícara Soñadora (1991) as Gloria
Clarisa (1993) as Elide
El Amor Tiene Cara de Mujer (1994) as Victoria
Vuelo del águila (1996) as Carlota
Marisol (1996) as Sandra Lujan
El Alma no Tiene Color (1997) as Guadalupe Roldán de Del Alamo
Gotita de Amor (1998) as María Fernanda De Santiago
Tres Mujeres (1999) as Sandra María Aguirre
Siempre te Amaré (2000) as Victoria Robles de Castellanos
Cómplices Al Rescate (2002) as Rocio Cantú
Piel de otoño (2004) as Lucia Villareal. Main heroine
Mundo de Fieras (2006) as Regina de Martínez
Destilando Amor (2007) [Special participation] Priscilla
Al Diablo con los Guapos (2007–2008) as Luciana Belmonte.
En Nombre del Amor (2008) as Camila Ríos Mondragón.
Corazón Salvaje (2009 TV series) (2010) as Maria del Rosario Montes de Oca
Mujeres Asesinas (2010 TV series) (2010)
Llena de amor (2010 TV series) (2010) as Ernestina "Netty" Pavon
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Good and Bad News for Telemundo Ratings

La Reina del Sur, with the fantastic Kate Del Castillo, was the highest-rated program in Telemundo’s 19-year history, reeling in 4.2 million viewers overall. Good news.

La Casa De Al Lado, which replaced La Reina and boasts a stellar cast including Catherine Siachoque, averaged more than 2 million total viewers making it one of the highest premieres in the network’s history. Good news.

On the contrary, the Jencarlos Canela novela, Mi Corazon Insiste, kicked off with dismal ratings and the numbers continue to drop.

That novela premiered with a 3.9 ratings score…compare that with competitor Univision’s Teresa numbers at 18.9. Ouch! Bad news.

The network certainly was on the upswing in the second quarter of 2011 and hopefully they can keep it up now that La Reina Del Sur is over.

Are you watching Telemundo’s newest novelas??
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Alicia Machado the 4th woman from Venezuela to capture the Miss Universe crown

Yoseph Alicia Machado Fajardo (born December 6, 1976 in Maracay) is an actress, singer and the fourth woman from Venezuela to capture the Miss Universe crown.

Alicia Machado was born in Venezuela on December 6, 1976. Her full Names is Yoseph Alicia Machado Fajardo. Her father, Arturo Machado, is originally from Spain. He is the owner of a toy store. Her mothers’ name is Martha Fajardo, she is from Cuba and owns a "Subway" franchise restaurant. Her parents are divorced. Alicia describes them as getting along well. They have respect for each other. She has 2 brothers and is the middle child.

At a very young age Alicia discovered her passion for dancing. She started taking dancing lessons at the age of 4. She studied dance for 8 years. When she was 10 she discovered her love for music and joined the school choir. She graduated from High School at the age of 15 and went on to college. She studied Business Administration, then switched to Law. Within 15 months into her studies she decided to quit School in order to pursue her dreams of being in the entertainment industry. She signed up with an agency and did commercials and modeling.

In 1995 she participated in and won the Miss Venezuela pageant. At the age of 18, she went on to compete in the Miss Universe pageant. Alicia was very surprised when she won the Miss Universe title which led her to a very extradordinary year as Miss Universe 1996. The following year after returning her Miss Universe crown she continued the pursue of her dreams to make it into show business. Initially Alicia wanted to record an album but without the knowledge of how to go about it, it became very difficult. She received several tempting acting roles in soap operas which were very hard to refuse.

Alicia accepted a leading role in a Telenovela called Samantha (1998). She quickly polished her acting skills and took some lessons with several different acting coaches in Venezuela, Mexico and the United States. All her hard work was acknowledged when she won the Midia Award in Spain and the Ace award in New York City, as the new Actress of the year. She went on to star in two other Telenovelas. "Infierno en el Paraiso" (1999) filmed in Mexico and "Mambo Y Canela" (2002) filmed in Venezuela.

Although she loved acting her passion to sing grew even more. One of her close friends Ricardo Montanez assisted her in introducing her to the music industry. He introduced her to Jose Miguel who helped her not only with her vocals but also with writing songs. They worked on first album for 3 years. In 1999 her musical career became a reality when she released the album and in 1999 her dream came true when her debut album was released, “Alicia En El Pais De Las Maravillas”. Alicia Machado has continued her great success by starting in other TeleNovelas and movies. She has currently released her second album in November 2007.

She currently lives in Mexico City. On June 25, 2008, Alicia gave birth to her daughter, Dinorah Valentina. She issued a statement that the father of Dinorah was Mexican businessman Rafael Hernandez Linares after Mexican news sources, quoting the Attorney General, reported that the father was Gerardo Álvarez Vázquez, a drug lord.

Machado won the 1996 Miss Venezuela pageant entering Yaracuy and then the Miss Universe 1996 crown in Las Vegas. The runner-up, Jacqueline Aguilera, also won the Miss World 1995 crown, marking the second time that two Venezuelans from the same pageant won two world titles. Machado's reign came as Donald Trump took ownership of the Miss Universe pageant.

During her reign as Miss Universe, Machado made headlines when it was reported that she gained too much weight and the Miss Universe Organization was considering replacing her with her runner-up, Taryn Mansell of Aruba. In the end, Machado managed to shed some of the weight and retained her title. Donald Trump, however, was less magnanimous. While calling in live on the Howard Stern radio show to promote the 1997 Miss Universe pageant, he called her an "eating machine," which earned her more international fame.

In 1998, Alicia made her debut on the popular Venezuelan soap opera Samantha in the titular role. Following the success of Samantha she was called to start in Infierno en el Paraiso, another successful soap opera that made her a well known actress. In 2001, she had a small role on the international successful soap opera Secreto de Amor. During 2004–2005, she pursued a career as a TV commercial model with particular success in promoting a dieting product. In 2005, Machado appeared on a Spanish reality show called La Granja de los famosos ("The Farm") and caused scandal when she was filmed having sex with another show participant. After the film and photos became public, her then-fiance, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim' right fielder Bobby Abreu, broke off their engagement.

On February 19, 2006, Machado debuted on a Mexican reality show named Cantando Por Un Sueño ("Singing For A Dream"), a program in the line of the previous Bailando Por Un Sueño ("Dancing For A Dream"), in which the winner has the chance for a dream to come true. The show is very similar to Dancing with the Stars (U.S.) and ¡Más que baile! (formerly titled ¡Mira Quién Baila!) ("Look Who's Dancing!") (Spain).

Machado appeared in (and on the cover of) the February 2006 issue of Playboy magazine's Mexican edition, thus becoming the only Miss Universe to pose nude for Playboy. She dedicated her photographs to Donald Trump and Shane Filan (former dream lover).

One of her movies was titled I love Miami, sharing credits with Ofelia Medina.

On January 22, 2010, Alicia Machado revealed her fingerprints on Paseo de las Luminarias, in Mexico City, in recognition of her artistic career in Mexico.

On November 24, 2010, BBC Mundo confirmed that Alicia Machado had to close her Twitter account after writing a tweet that called for "peace between the Chinas", referring to North and South Korea. Her gaffe unleashed a rush of insulting posts, prompting her to go offline. "I now have a lot of psychopaths on the account and it's best I start another one, kisses," she signed off, according to Venezuelan media.

2009: Los simuladores (The Pretenders)
2007: El Pantera (The Panther)
2000: Estamos Unidos
1997: The Nanny
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Ana Brenda Contreras Gets Novela Lead Role

Move over Angelique Boyer!

Ana Brenda Contreras may have played the best friend in Teresa, but now she is getting her own starring role!

The actress has been chosen as the lead for the new novela La Mujer Que No Podía Amar.

She obviously impressed producer ‘El Güero’ Castro who was behind Teresa and will head this new movie.

Congrats Ana Brenda!
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Alicia Machado Runs Risk of Being Fired From Novela

Can she get along with anyone??? Does anyone like her???

Alicia Machado is apparently not getting along with anyone on the set of the novela Una Familia Con Suerte.

There’s talks about fights with other actresses, her overall snobby attitude, and the habit of showing up late on set and to shoot.

There have been so many complaints that there are rumors that they may get rid of Alicia!!

Watch out, Alicia! People can only take so much! You may soon be out!
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Salvador Zerboni in La Mariposa

It’s El Ratas!

Salvador Zerboni, who played the bad mama’s boy on La Reina Del Sur, has signed on to star in a new Colombian novela titled La Mariposa.

It has to do with drugs and money laundering, which is not a far cry from LRDS…but, hey, he was perfect as El Ratas and sometimes you just have to stick with what you do best!

Break a leg, Sal!
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Sara Maldonado & Arap Bethke in New Novela

This new novela has its protagonists.

Arap Bethke and Sara Maldonado are taking the lead roles in the El Octavo Mandamiento.

Could be an interesting pairing.

We just hope that Sara has her things back in order…let’s not forget that she was booted from Aurora and she played Aurora!!!

The novela premieres on August 8th.
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Chantal Baudaux a Venezuelan actress and model of French and Spanish descent

Chantal Nathaly Baudaux Jiménez (born 4 January 1980) is a Venezuelan actress and model of French and Spanish descent. She debuted in 1998 in telenovela Hoy te Vi, and came to international prominence as the protagonist of telenovela La Mujer de Judas.

Chantal Baudaux was born as Chantal Nathaly Baudaux Jiménez to Spanish mother and French father. In 2008, she married Alberto Morla, a Venezuelan businessman. Baudaux was raised with no religion.

1998  Hoy te Vi (as Jessica Linares Urdaneta)
2000  Mis 3 Hermanas (as Beatriz Estrada Rossi)
2001  Carissima (as Adriana Libordo)
2002  La Mujer de Judas (as Gloria Leal)
2003  La Cuaima (as Alfonsina Rossi)
2004  La Cuaima (as Viviana Altúnez Meaño)
2004  Natalia de 8 a 9 (as Natalia)
2005  Isabel Sarmiento (as Isabel Sarmiento)
2007  Dr. G y las Mujeres
2007  Señor Presidente (as Camila Canales)
2008  Pensión Amalia (as Cristina)
2009  Calle luna, Calle sol (as Gabriela Bustamante)
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Valentina Acosta a model, actress and, began as a model

Valentina Acosta. This beautiful and spectacular woman born in Cali 23 July 1982, is a model, actress and, began as a model, on television in the program's Angels La Mega, and only four years after choosing acting as his profession, I was starring in the telenovela Merlina, divine woman, Canal RCN.

Her face began to become familiar not only because his sister, Juanita Acosta, is also an actress and could be watched together in some social events, but because from an early age appeared in commercials and advertising campaigns. She worked in the serial Francisco, mathematician and soap operas all hell broke loose, an angel named Blue and Lorena.

Despite being an actress with a short but substantial career, its simplicity and charisma beyond fame.

Valentina has participated in productions: The branch of the sky, Lady Trojan, Desperate Housewives, Merlina divine woman, Lorena, An angel called blue, All hell broke loose, Francisco mathematician, Mega Angels.

She is currently the star of the new series of the RCN A Mano Limpia, she plays a psychology student who arrives in a southern suburb, where you have to deal with youth violence.
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Mariana Rios a Brazilian actress and singer

Mariana Rios (born July 5, 1985 in Araxá) is a Brazilian actress and singer.

Rios began singing at age seven. To begin her career, she moved to Uberaba, where she played several gigs with local bar bands. She participated in music festivals and was hired by a studio to sing jingles. At 15 she moved to Rio de Janeiro and graduated in Casa de Arte das Laranjeiras. Before joining the cast of the telenovela Malhação, she participated in two musicals with Oswaldo Montenegro.

In 2008, she joined the cast of the telenovela Malhação as Yasmin, a 17 year-old girl whose parents are often absent and try to compensate this by buying her expensive gifts. Due to the success of Yasmin, Rios made the cover of the August 2008 magazine Capricho (1051 edition). She has a relationship with the vocalist of the band Nx Zero, Di Ferrero. She played the character Nancy in the 2010 Rede Globo telenovela Araguaia.
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Aylín Mújica a Cuban actress, model, and ballet dancer

Aylín Mújica; born 24 November 1974 in Havana, Cuba) is a Cuban actress, model, and ballet dancer who currently lives in Mexico City, Mexico.

Mújica began modeling at age 13. She posed nude in the Spanish magazine Interviu and appeared in a sexy photoshoot at the H para Hombres magazine as well. Mújica also appeared in several Mexican TV shows, including TV Azteca's morning weekend TV Show "Tempranito" and Televisa's "La Dueña". In 2006 she began working for Telemundo when she starred in the telenovela, Marina. She was to appear in the series "Pecados Ajenos" but dropped out of the series before filming began. She was replaced by actress Catherine Siachoque. Aylín Mújica portrayed Lorena in Sin Senos no hay Paraíso.She also took a role Veronica Torre in novela Ninos Ricos pobres padres. She is currently acting in the new novela Aurora as antagonist Vanessa Miler.

Mujica has been married three times and has three children. Her first marriage was to Cuban musician Osamu, with whom she has a son, Mauro, born in 1993. Her second marriage was to television producer Alejandro Gavira, with whom she has a son, Alejandro, born in 2000. On September 24, 2010, Mújica married actor Gabriel Valenzuela with whom she has a daughter, Violeta, born on April 6, 2010.
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Natalia Oreiro a Latin Grammy-nominated Uruguayan singer, actress and fashion designer

Natalia Marisa Oreiro Iglesias (born May 19, 1977 in Montevideo, Uruguay) is a Latin Grammy-nominated Uruguayan singer, actress and fashion designer of Galician ancestry, who developed most of her career in Argentina. Natalia Oreiro began her career in soap operas. She has been included in Esquire magazine's "The Sexiest Woman Alive Atlas" list.

1977–2000: Early life and career beginnings
Natalia Oreiro, daughter of Carlos Florencio Oreiro Poggio and Mabel Cristina Iglesias Bourié, was born on May 19, 1977. Natalia studied drama at the age of eight and at twelve started auditioning for advertisements. During her teens she appeared in more than 30 television commercials for such trade marks as Coca Cola, Pepsi and Johnson & Johnson. At the age of 16 she moved to Argentina to work there and unleash her ambition to be a star. She worked as an MTV VJ and in 1995, she landed a role in the soap opera Dulce Ana. She was then cast in the TV series 90-60-90 modelos (1996) and next in Ricos y famosos (1997, playing Valeria). Next, she starred in the Argentinian film Un Argentino en New York (1998). After the movie, Natalia launched her first album, Natalia Oreiro and the single "Cambio dolor" became the opening theme for her next acting project, the prime time show Muñeca Brava (1998–1999). For her performance in Muñeca Brava, Natalia was nominated twice (1998 and 1999) for a Martín Fierro Award as best actress in a leading role. In January 2000, Natalia was named "Celebrity of the Year" by E! Entertainment Television. She became popular in Russia due to the success of Muñeca brava in that country and was even invited to star in a Russian telenovela.

2000–2002: Tu Veneno and Turmalina
She pursued her musical career with the next album Tu Veneno and presentations in Gala de la Hispanidad, Gala de Murcia (both in Spain) and Festival de la Calle 8 in Miami. Her most important appearance was in the prestigious Latin television show Sábado Gigante Internacional, hosted by Don Francisco. Natalia's major achievement at this time was her music performance in Chile at Viña del Mar Festival 2000 for which she was crowned Queen of that event. The album scored a Latin Grammy nomination for Best Pop Female Vocal Album, but lost to Christina Aguilera's Mi Reflejo.

On June 1, 2002, her third studio album Turmalina was released by BMG Ariola Argentina. Turmalina was produced by Latin record producer Kike Santander and is a combination of rhythms such as rock, pop and some sort of reminiscent of the 70's and 80's sounds. On this album, Oreiro write and composed the songs: "Alas de libertad" which is inspired by kids she met some time ago in the city of Jujuy, Argentina; "Mar" tells the love story between a sailor and his girlfriend. Natalia also contributed to the lyrics of "Cayendo". "Que Digan Lo Que Quieran" is Turmalina's first single. Official Uruguayan 2002 World Cup song "Pasión Celeste" is recorded with Fredy Bessio. "Cuesta arriba, cuesta abajo" was opening song of soap opera Kachorra (Runaway Lady). Kachorra ended with a rating lower than 20 points in Argentina.
[edit] 2002–present: Cleopatra, Sos mi vida and other works
Natalia Oreiro in September 2010

In March 2003 she started filming her second film Cleopatra together with Norma Aleandro, Leonardo Sbaraglia and Héctor Alterio, under the direction of Eduardo Mignogna, a co-production with Spain. In the middle of 2003, she started a tour for Eastern Europe and Latin America. On March 1, 2004 she started filming El Deseo. In 2006 she joined as the female boxer, Esperanza Munoz, in the cast of the telenovela Sos mi vida along with her Muñeca brava co-star Facundo Arana. It was directed by Rodolfo Antúnez and Jorge Bechara and broadcast by Canal 13. It began broadcasting on January 16, 2006 and ending January 9, 2007, and during its broadcast averaged 26.9 points overall rating. It was written by Ernesto Korovsky and Sebastian Parrotta, and won four Martín Fierro Awards and three Clarín Awards.

On April 30, 2008, Oreiro starred in Amanda O which is a series of internet television in Argentina and produced by Dori Media Group. It was first soap opera made for internet, and was seen by 550,000 users over Novebox.com, from Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay during its first season and beginning of the second.
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Salma Hayek one of the most prominent Mexican figures in Hollywood

Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez-Pinault (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsalma ˈxaʝek]; born September 2, 1966) is a Mexican actress, director and producer. She is one of the most prominent Mexican figures in Hollywood. She received a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her role as Frida Kahlo in the movie Frida.

Hayek was born in Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico, the daughter of Diana Jiménez Medina, an opera singer and talent scout, and Sami Hayek Dominguez, an oil company executive who once ran for mayor of Coatzacoalcos.Hayek's father is of Lebanese descent, while her mother is of Spanish descent.Her first given name, Salma, is Arabic for "safe". Raised in a wealthy, devoutly Roman Catholic family, she was sent to the Academy of the Sacred Heart in Grand Coteau, Louisiana, at the age of twelve. While there, she was diagnosed with dyslexia. She attended college in Mexico City, where she studied International Relations at the Universidad Iberoamericana

At the age of 23, Hayek landed the title role in Teresa (1989), a successful Mexican telenovela that made her a star in Mexico. In 1994, Hayek starred in the film El Callejón de los Milagros (Miracle Alley), which has won more awards than any other movie in the history of Mexican cinema. For her performance, Hayek was nominated for an Ariel Award.

Hayek moved to Los Angeles, California in 1991 to study acting under Stella Adler. She had limited fluency in English, which was attributed to her suffering from dyslexia. Robert Rodriguez and his producer and then wife Elizabeth Avellan soon gave Hayek a starring role opposite Antonio Banderas in 1995's Desperado.

Hayek had a starring part opposite Matthew Perry in the 1997 romantic comedy Fools Rush In. She followed her role in Desperado with a brief role as a vampire queen in From Dusk Till Dawn, in which she performed a table-top snake dance. In 1999, she co-starred in Will Smith's big-budget Wild Wild West, and played a supporting role in Kevin Smith's Dogma. In 2000, Hayek had an uncredited acting part opposite Benicio del Toro in Traffic. In 2003, she reprised her role from Desperado by appearing in Once Upon a Time in Mexico, the final film of the Mariachi Trilogy.

Around 2000, Hayek founded film production company Ventanarosa, through which she produces film and television projects. Her first feature as a producer was 1999's El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba, Mexico's official selection for submission for Best Foreign Film at the Oscars.
Frida, co-produced by Hayek, was released in 2002. Starring Hayek as Frida Kahlo, and Alfred Molina as her unfaithful husband, Diego Rivera, the film was directed by Julie Taymor and featured an entourage of stars in supporting and minor roles (Valeria Golino, Ashley Judd, Edward Norton, Geoffrey Rush) and cameos (Antonio Banderas). She earned a Best Actress Academy Award nomination for her performance.

In the Time of the Butterflies is a 2001 feature film based on the Julia Álvarez book of the same name, covering the lives of the Mirabal sisters. In the movie, Salma Hayek plays one of the sisters, Minerva, and Edward James Olmos plays the Dominican dictator Rafael Leónidas Trujillo whom the sisters opposed. Marc Anthony plays a brief role as Minerva's first love, and as the motivation for her later revolutionary activities.

In 2003, Hayek produced and directed The Maldonado Miracle, a Showtime movie based on the book of the same name, winning her a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing in a Children/Youth/Family Special. In December 2005, she directed a music video for Prince, titled "Te Amo Corazon" ("I love you, sweetheart") that featured Mia Maestro.
Hayek at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival.

Hayek was an executive producer of Ugly Betty, a television series that aired around the world from 2006 to 2010. Hayek adapted the series for American television with Ben Silverman, who acquired the rights and scripts from the Colombian telenovela Yo Soy Betty La Fea in 2001. Originally intended as a half hour sitcom for NBC in 2004, the project would later be picked up by ABC for the 2006–2007 season with Silvio Horta also producing. Hayek guest-starred on Ugly Betty as Sofia Reyes, a magazine editor. She also had a cameo playing an actress in the telenovela within the show. The show won a Golden Globe Award for Best Comedy Series in 2007. Hayek's performance as Sofia resulted in a nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series at the 59th Primetime Emmy Awards.

In April 2007, Hayek finalized negotiations with MGM to become the CEO of her own Latin themed film production company, Ventanarosa. The following month, she signed a two year deal with ABC for Ventanarosa to develop projects for the network.

Hayek is developing and producing La Banda, a Spanish-language romantic comedy set in Mexico, written by Issa Lopez.

Hayek had a guest stint on 30 Rock as Elisa, the nurse for Jack Donaghy's mother, for whom Jack falls.

Hayek stars as the wife of Adam Sandler in Grown Ups, which also co-stars Chris Rock and Kevin James. Salma is set to co-star with Antonio Banderas in the Shrek spin-off film Puss in Boots as the voice of the character Kitty Softpaws, who serves as Puss' female counterpart and love interest.

In spring 2006, the Blue Star Contemporary Art Center in San Antonio, Texas displayed 16 portrait paintings by muralist George Yepes and filmmaker Robert Rodriguez of Hayek as Aztec goddess Itzapapalotl

Hayek is a naturalized United States citizen. She dated actor Edward Norton between 1999 and 2003, and then Josh Lucas in 2003. Hayek studied at Ramtha's School of Enlightenment, and is a practitioner of yoga. Her brother, Sami Hayek, is a designer with his own line of products at Target and clients that include Louis Vuitton, Brad Pitt, and the Mexican Government.

On March 9, 2007, Hayek confirmed her engagement to French billionaire and PPR CEO François-Henri Pinault as well as her pregnancy. On September 21, 2007, she gave birth to daughter Valentina Paloma Pinault at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. On July 18, 2008, Hayek and Pinault announced the end of their engagement. They later reconciled and were married on Valentine's Day, 2009 in Paris. On April 25, 2009, they were married a second time in Venice.

In July 2011, Hayek's husband was named in a paternity case. According to reports, Pinault is the father of supermodel Linda Evangelista's four-year-old son, Augustin James. He denied all allegations.

Hayek's charitable work includes increasing awareness on violence against women and discrimination against immigrants.On July 19, 2005, Hayek testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary supporting reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. In February 2006, she donated $25,000 to a Coatzacoalcos, Mexico, shelter for battered women and another $50,000 to Monterrey based anti-domestic violence groups. Hayek is a board member of V-Day, the charity founded by playwright Eve Ensler.

Since the birth of her daughter, Hayek has worked to help mothers in developing nations worldwide, teaming up with Pampers and UNICEF to help stop the spread of life-threatening maternal and neonatal tetanus. She is a global spokesperson for the Pampers/UNICEF partnership 1 Pack = 1 Vaccine to help raise awareness of the program.

Hayek also advocates breastfeeding. During a UNICEF fact-finding trip to Sierra Leone, she breastfed a hungry week-old baby whose mother could not produce milk.

In 2010, Hayek's humanitarian work earned her a nomination for the VH1 Do Something Awards.

Hayek is a member of the board of Global Green USA, with whom she works to fight global warming and to help provide clean drinking water to nearly 2.5 billion people who are without it. Her Los Angeles home is outfitted with solar panels, and she drives a fuel-efficient hybrid to help reduce CO2 emissions.

    Recipient of Glamour magazine Woman of the Year Award in October 2001.
    Recipient of Producers Guild of America Celebration of Diversity Award in 2003.
    Recipient of Harvard Foundation Artist of the Year Award in February 2006.
    Recipient of Time magazine 25 Most Influential Hispanics in 2005.

In July 2007, The Hollywood Reporter ranked Hayek fourth in their inaugural Latino Power 50, a list of the most powerful members of the Hollywood Latino community. That same month, a poll found Hayek to be the "sexiest celebrity" out of a field of 3,000 celebrities (male and female); according to the poll, "65 percent of the U.S. population would use the term 'sexy' to describe her". In 2008, she was awarded the Women in Film Lucy Award in recognition of her excellence and innovation in her creative works that have enhanced the perception of women through the medium of television In December of that year, Entertainment Weekly ranked Hayek number 17 in their list of the "25 Smartest People in TV."
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Carla Abellana a.k.a Rosalinda Philippine version

Carla Angeline Reyes Abellana (born June 12, 1986) is a Filipina actress and commercial model who played the lead role in the Philippine adaptation of the Mexican telenovela, Rosalinda, aired in GMA Network.

Born in Manila, Philippines, Abellana is the daughter of radio commentator Rey "PJ" Abellana, and Rea Reyes. Her Grandmother is Delia Razon, who was born to a German father and a Filipino-Spanish mother.

Abellana started as a commercial model. Her endorsed products included Pantene shampoo, Jollibee Ice Craze, Beverly Hills 6750, Nestle Magic Sarap, Bench clothing line, Ponds and many more.

In 2009, she auditioned to be one of the three leading ladies of Richard Gutierrez for the television series, Zorro. Instead of giving her a leading lady role in Zorro, the management of GMA Network saw a potential in her and decided to launch her as a new star by giving her a leading role in a television soap. She was chosen to star in the Philippine remake of the Mexican telenovela, Rosalinda which was originally starred by Mexican actress Thalía.

Abellana is part of the ever growing family of Bench Philippines. She started in 2009, and is one of the most famous talents/model of the said clothing brand. Abellana did a photo shoot for Americas Next Top Model judge and photographer, Nigel Barker. The photo shoot was for Phillipine's socialite magazine, Philippine Tatler. During the Philippine Fashion Week 2011, Abellena did modelling for Bench Philippines and featured a gown designed by Top fashion designer Michelle Sison alongside Iya Villania, Nikki Gil, Cesca Litton and Geneva Cruz.

Aside from Rosalinda, she has co-hosted for SOP Rules. Then, it is announced that Abellana will be hosting along with Dingdong Dantes and Raymond Gutierrez in the fifth season of StarStruck, replacing Jolina Magdangal which aired on November 2009. She is now co-hosted Party Pilipinas on Channel 7. She also hosted Binibining Pilipinas 2010 alongside with actor Dingdong Dantes, which was aired on GMA 7.

Carla is a contract star of Regal Films. She signed a 12-picture contract with the company. Her first movie under Regal Films is Mamarazzi which stars Eugene Domingo, JC Tiuseco and Andi Eigenmann. Abellana appeared in her very first horror movie which was an entry to 2010 Metro Manila Film Festival, Shake, Rattle & Roll XII. Abellana was announced to be part in Regal's upcoming movie, My Neighbors Wife alongside Dennis Trillo, Lovi Poe and Jake Cuenca who will play her husband in the said movie. The movie is about Infidelity. Shooting for the film will start Early May this year. Sources also stated that Carla Abellana will replace actress, Glaiza De Castro and top-bill in a Regal movie entitled, Aswang. Supposedly, this movie was to be featured later this year but was moved next year. The said movie will be directed by Jerold Tarog.
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Luz Elena González a Mexican actress

Luz Elena González de la Torre (better known as Luz Elena, born August 22, 1970 in Guadalajara, Jalisco) is a Mexican actress. She is known for her roles in soap operas and for having won the contest Nuestra Belleza Jalisco.

Luz Elena started her career by competing in the contest Nuestra Belleza Jalisco, which she won and therefore passed directly to the national contest; Nuestra Belleza Mexico 1994, taking sixth place.

In 1997, she co-hosted with Jorge Ortiz de Pinedo the night varieties entertainment program Al ritmo de la noche That fact introduced her into an active T.V. participation.

Una familia con suerte - Chela (2011)
Hasta Que El Dinero Nos Separe - Vicky De La Parra La Pajarita (2009)
Querida Enemiga - Diana (2008)
Alegrijes y rebujos - Irina Calleja (2003)
Entre el amor y el odio - Fuensanta (2002)
Por un beso - Rita Jiménez de Ornelas (2000)
Siempre te amaré (2000) - Mara
El Niño que vino del mar (1999) - Jacinta
Preciosa - Milagros Ortiz (1998)
Mi querida Isabel (1997) TV seriesl
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Ivonne Montero a Mexican actress and model

Ivonne Montero (born Ivonne Garcia Macedo Montero on April 25, 1974) is a Mexican actress and model best known for her leading role in ¡Anita, no te rajes! (Anita don't Give Up!) in 2004. She has portrayed various other roles in telenovelas, and has appeared in several serials, including Rosalinda, Las vías del amor, Decisiones, and El Juego de la Vida. She plays the struggling single mom Maité Contreras in Telemundo's Sin Vergüenza.

In 2008, she appeared in the Sci-Fi Original, The Wild Reporter.

In May 2008 she posed nude for the men's magazine H Extremo the uncensored version of H.

In October 2008 she returned to Mexico to star alongside Humberto Zurita in the soup opera called Secretos del Alma on TvAzteca. In April 2009, she participated in the reality show El Gran Desafio, also on TvAzteca.

In 2010 Ivonne montero worked on the telenovela La Loba with Mauricio Islas.
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Lucero a Mexican actress and singer

Lucero (born Lucero Hogaza León on August 29, 1969) is a Mexican actress and singer. She started her career at the age of 10 as Lucerito. She is currently separated from singer Manuel Mijares, with whom she has two children. Her mother, actress and producer Luz María León Sauvinet, was her manager until recent times.

Lucero started her career at the age of ten as Lucerito in the children's television series Alegrías De Mediodía and Chiquilladas, where she starred with artist Carlos Espejel. One of her more popular roles was in a Popeye skit as Olive Oyl. She later would share the spotlight with international artist Thalía in the singing competition Juguemos a Cantar.

Her long hair and beauty helped her obtain starring roles the following year in the film Coqueta, alongside singer and actor Pedro Fernández. Later, she would be cast as the star of the telenovela Chispita, which also led to the recording of an album that same year. Curiously enough with the emergence of Lucerito as a singer, she did not record the theme song for the telenovela. Instead that task was given to Timbiriche, the most popular "juvenile" group in Mexico.

Lucero released her first debut album, Él, on Discos Musart in 1982. This album was largely written and produced by Sergio Andrade, the man who would later become infamous in the Gloria Trevi controversy. During this period, Lucerito's records were more novelty material than actual records as they were seen as nothing more than merchandise for people who loved Lucerito's cutesy charm. That would all change in 1985 when she released her album Magia.

Magia was a change in style, opting for more teen-oriented pop music. With this record, she gained her first real hit with Fuego y ternura, written by singer/songwriter Prisma. The song was successful across Mexico and Latin America. She recorded Un Pedacito De Mí, her last album for Discos Musart, in 1986. That same year she left Sergio Andrade's management and went to Discos Melody. Lucero did not promote this album, which ultimately flopped.

In early 1987 she released Lucerito (later re-released as Ocho Quince), her Discos Melody Records debut. The album was a huge success and brought her to the realms of Mexican pop music where she now competed with teen pop acts at the time such as Timbiriche, Sasha Sokol, Luis Miguel, Tatiana, Chayanne, Karina, and Flans. In 1989 She released "Cuentame", one of the most successful pop albums of the end of decade.

In 1989, after six albums and five films, she changed her professional name to Lucero as a symbol of her growth as a woman of 20 years of age. In 1990, she returned to television starring in Cuando llega el Amor, where she sang the theme song and won The TVyNovelas Award for Best Actress. She won the award again in 1994 for Los Parientes Pobres. In 1996, on, she won the TVyNovelas Award Best Actress award for playing triplets in Lazos de Amor.

In 1992, Lucero was in a Head & Shoulders commercial, only seen in Mexico, and other Spanish-speaking stations. In 1993, Lucero released 'Veleta', one of her most important singles, that charted 5 weeks on #1 moving Mexican Luis Miguel to second place.

Her wedding in 1997 was called the wedding of the year and was televised on Televisa in Mexico and Univision in the United States.

She later starred in a telenovela of Televisa titled, Alborada. After her role in this soap opera, Lucero began to record her next album in the spring of 2006. She released Quiereme Tal Como Soy in September 2006. Her last promototion was the live record "Lucero En Vivo Auditorio Nacional", and she has been in the commercial of Olay Total Effects (2008) as herself. She is currently filming Soy Tu Dueña a remake of the 1995 novela "La Dueña". It was known to be a hit. Critics said she was back on the spotlight. In Soy Tu Duena she plays Valentina Villalba. Along with Fernando Colunga. In October 2010 has released 'Indispensable', a pop album.

On March 4, 2011 after 14 years of marriage, Lucero and Mijares announced their separation.
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Maribel del Rocío a Costa Rican actress

Maribel del Rocío Fernández García (born May 29, 1959) is a Costa Rican actress, who works in Mexico, and currently lives and resides in Miami, Florida.

Maribel was elected Miss Costa Rica in 1978, going on to represent her country at the Miss World and Miss Universe contests. The Miss Universe pageant had been held in Acapulco, and she received offers by Televisa producer Sergio Bustamante to develop a career there, but she returned to her country, and months later she accepted, and left her mother and boyfriend.

Guardia moved to Mexico in 1980; this move proved to be crucial for her show business career. In 1980, she appeared in her first television show, alongside Manuel "El Loco" Valdés.

Guardia went on to make multiple telenovelas (soap operas) and release a series of albums in the Norteña music genre.

Maribel Guardia has acted alongside some very important actors, including Andrés García, Saul Lisazo, and Joan Sebastian. One of her major soap opera hits was alongside Sebastian. Together, they filmed Tú y yo. One film where she acted alongside Andrés García was Pedro Navaja, where she played the main character's wife. She also did a film that was called El Rey de Los Taxistas alongside Luis de Alba. She and another El Rey de Los Taxistas costar, Aida Pierce, would reteam for the telenovela Serafin.

Recently she has done telenovelas made for children. She has also done a comedy in 2006 that is called Que Madre, Tan Padre as well as the variety show, Muévete. In 2007, she was included in the book Televisa Presenta, which commemorated fifty years of network television in Mexico.

In 2008 she released a new album, the main single is "De Pecho A Pecho" (From Chest To Chest) written by the Nicaraguan composer, songwriter and singer Hernaldo Zúñiga.

Apart from her jobs as an actress and singer, she has also modeled for various calendars and magazines, which are sold to her fans.

Since late 2009 she lives in her own residence in Miami Beach at Florida, with her son.[citation needed]

For her work in movies, television and as a recording artist, Guardia has been inducted into the Paseo de las Luminarias in Mexico City.

In January 2010 she announced that she worked all 2009 in a new studio album, set to be released on February 13, 2010, under EMI Music, titled "Move You On - Muévete", which it contains 12 tracks recorded in Mexico City, Texas & Colombia, 8 tracks are in Spanish language, the other 4 are in English language.

    2010: Niña de mi corazón
    2007: Al diablo con los guapos .... Rosario / ...
    2007: ¡Qué madre, tan padre! .... Maribel Galicia
    2006: Muévete TV Show .... Host
    2004: Misión S.O.S. aventura y amor .... Ximena Aranda
    2003: La decada furiosa .... Host
    2003: Gran musical
    2001: Aventuras en el tiempo .... Flor del Huerto
    1999: Reclusorio III
    1999: Serafín .... Carmen
    1998: ¿Qué nos pasa?
    1996: Tú y yo (telenovela)|Tú y yo .... Estela
    1995: Los cómplices del infierno
    1994: A ritmo de salsa
    1994: La pura .... Pura
    1994: Le pegaron al gordo (La Lotería II)
    1994: Prisionera de amor .... Cristina
    1993: El asesino del zodíaco .... Lisa aka "Un instante para morir"
    1992: Aquí, el que no corre... vuela
    1992: Filtraciones
    1991: El jinete de la divina providencia
    1991: Mujer de cabaret
    1991: Perseguida
    1991: Donde quedo el colorado
    1990: Muerto al hoyo... y el vivo tambien
    1990: El inocente y las pecadoras
    1989: El cuatrero
    1989: Rey de los taxistas
    1989: A garrote limpio
    1988: Furia en la sangre
    1987: Ser charro es ser Mexicano
    1987: El gato negro
    1987: Ases del contrabando
    1987: Las traigo muertas
    1987: Relampago .... Monica
    1986: La Alacrana
    1986: Matanza en Matamoros
    1986: Seducción
    1986: Un hombre violento .... Lucia Castillano
    1985: De todas... todas!
    1985: Contrato con la muerte
    1985: Terror y encajes negros .... Isabel Martinez
    1985: La pulquería ataca de nuevo .... Querida
    1985: Vuelven los pistoleros famosos III
    1984: Pedro Navaja .... Rosa
    1984: La muerte cruzó el río Bravo .... Cristina
    1984: Macho que ladra no muerde
    1983: Pistoleros famosos II
    1982: Juan Charrasqueado y Gabino Barrera, su verdadera historia
    1982: El Broncozzzzzzzzzzzzz
    1981: Como México no hay dos
    1973: El diablo en persona
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Dulce María the singer was chosen by Google

Dulce María Espinoza Saviñón was born on December 6, 1985 in Mexico City, Federal District. She has two sisters, Blanca and Claudia. As a child, Dulce María began doing television commercials. In 1993, at the age of 8, she was cast on Plaza Sesamo, Mexico's equivalent to Sesame Street. She also appear in various mexican commercials during her young ages, including the mexican furniture store Viana, during mother's day. She was later cast in El Club de Gaby and participated in several specials on the Mexican Discovery Kids channel. She began to work in soap operas in Televisa but she discovered her real passion when she was given the opportunity to participate in a music project.

In 1996 Dulce joined the Mexican music group K.I.D.S.. They were very popular among children in Mexico and released two hit singles, La mejor de tus sonrisas and Prende el switch. In 1999, Dulce decided to leave the group due to personal reasons. After her departure from K.I.D.S., Dulce and her then boyfriend, Daniel Habif, also an ex-member of K.I.D.S., decided to start their own group called D&D. They recorded five songs, but for unknown reasons, split up. In early 2000, Dulce replaced Angie in Jeans, a female Latin pop group. She left after two years to film Clase 406.

Dulce began acting in telenovelas and was eventually cast as one of the main characters in Rebelde. The success of Rebelde, launched RBD. To date RBD has made 9 studio albums, including albums in Spanish, Portuguese and English. They have sold over 20 million albums worldwide, and have toured across Mexico, South America, Serbia, Romania, the United States, and Spain. On August 15, 2008, RBD released a message telling fans that they had decided to split up. They went on one final tour, Gira Del Adios World Tour which ended in 2008. On November 25, 2008, Dulce collaborated with Tiziano Ferro and Anahí on a song called El Regalo Màs Grande. Following the breakup of RBD, Dulce signed with Universal Music and announced that she will begin recording in 2009 as a solo artist.

In 2009 she recorded two new songs for the novela, Verano de Amor , called Verano and Déjame Ser, a song she co-wrote along with Carlos Lara. Dulce also collaborated with Akon, to remix his song Beautiful. They performed the song together at the 2009 radio concert, El Evento 40.

Dulce María released her first solo single on May 17, 2010,Inevitable. The music video was released on May 24 and was directed by Argentinean director Francisco d'Amorim Lima. Dulce María's solo album "Extranjera" was originally set to be released September 7, but the release date was changed due to recording of some new tracks. The album was then set to be released November 9, 2010 with her stating on Twitter @DulceMaria "We have more surprises for you guys so be patient!". The surprise was that the album was going to be divided in two: Extranjera Primera Parte, with 7 tracks, including the hit Inevitable, released on November 9, 2010 and Extranjera Segunda Parte with 7 more tracks plus a DVD with extras. On November 9, 2010, Dulce María presented her album with a showcase at the Lunario and announced her second single Ya No, which will be featured on the second part of the album set to be released in the summer of 2011. The song is a cover of the late singer Selena from the album Amor Prohibido. The song began playing on radios on November 16, 2010.

On January 14 A Preview Clip was released for Dulce's New Single Ya No showing her in 3 different outfits, and in the last scene arguing with her love interest. Dulce Maria's New Music Video Ya No was released on February 10 on her personal YouTube channel, DulceMariaLive, earlier than planned due to it being leaked.

Dulce Maria announced on her Official YouTube account, Extranjera Segunda Parte will be released on June 14, 2011
Following her success as a child star, Dulce began to star in teen-oriented telenovelas such as El Juego de la Vida and Clase 406. In Clase 406, she worked alongside Alfonso Herrera, Anahí, and Christian Chávez, who later became her bandmates in RBD In 2004, she was cast as one of the main characters in Rebelde, a Mexican remake of the hit Argentinian telenovela, Rebelde Way. Dulce played Roberta Pardo, the strong-willed daughter of a famous Mexican singer. Rebelde was a hit worldwide and had over 400 episodes, airing from 2004 until 2006. In 2006, the actress received the award TV Y Novelas, for Best Young Telenovela Actress for her work in Rebelde.

Following the success of Rebelde, in 2007, Televisa released RBD: La Familia, which starred the members of RBD. The sitcom was based on the fictional lives of the members of RBD. The characters of the sitcom were not based on the band's characters in Rebelde, but intended to be similar to the actors' real personalities. RBD: La Familia was the first Mexican series shot entirely in High Definition. The show ran from March 14, 2007 – June 13, 2007, and only had 13 episodes.

In 2009,she starred in the telenovela Verano de Amor, alongside Gonzalo Garcia Vivanco and Ari Borovoy, also produced by Pedro Damián, where she interprets the theme songs of the telenovela, Verano and Déjame Ser; Dulce was cast as Miranda. The telenovela premiered on February 9, 2009, replacing the series Juro Que Te Amo. Verano de Amor incorporates messages into the novela promoting environmental responsibility, an extension of Televisa's "Televisa Verde" initiative focused on the environment.

In 2010 she received the prize, People En Español as Best Young Actress for the telenovela Verano de Amor.

In April 2010 Dulce Maria was cast as a Lupita in a new independent film project, directed by Gonzalo Justiniano, "Alguien Ha Visto A Lupita?" (Has Anyone Seen Lupita?) starring alongside Chilean actor Cristian de la Fuente. The film aims to be released in March 2011[dated info] and will be presented at film festivals at an international level. Dulce Maria was in fashion line Cklass with her ex college Maite Perroni. Interest is that that Dulce was in TV show Clase 406 with actors : Anahi,Alfonso,Christian. Almost all of leading actors at TV show REBELDE

Dulce's great aunt was the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. Dulce's grandmother is Frida's sister. In 2007 Dulce María released Dulce Amargo, a book of poems and stories based on her life and her experiences in RBD.

Dulce Maria reportedly dated Daniel Habif, ex-member of K.I.D.S. In 2002 Dulce and her fellow RBD band mate, Alfonso Herrera, had an on-again off-again relationship that lasted until late 2005.In 2006, Dulce dated Mexican football player Guillermo Ochoa. The pair split after a year.

That year she was also chosen by the magazine Quién of Mexico, as one of the most beautiful 2006.

In 2007, as well as in 2010 the magazine People En Español named her one of "50 Most Beautiful."

In 2009 Dulce and her Verano de Amor castmate, Pablo Lyle, dated. The relationship lasted 10 months.

In the social support in 2009, Dulce Maria created the Foundation Dulce Amanecer to support communities of indigenous women and their children, as well as environmental protection.

Also in September 2009, the singer was chosen by Google, Save the Children and Chicos.net as representative of the Technology Yes campaign aimed at promoting the appropriate use of technology and the Internet among children and youth.

In 2010 The magazine People En Español named her one of "50 Most Beautiful."
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Anette Michel a Mexican actress and model

Anette Michel Carrillo (born June 30, 1971 in Mexicali, Baja California) is a Mexican actress and model.

Michel started out her career as a model at a young age. Although born in Mexicali, she later moved to Guadalajara and modeled suits in order to help in her house expenditures. In interviews for magazines she has said her father died during her childhood and thus her relatives had to help out financially with her schooling. That is also the reason she started to work in modeling so young. She then moved to Mexico City where she got the opportunity of working for the famous model agency Contempo. Through this agency, Annete got the opportunity of hosting a TV program called Hollywood DF.

In 1996, Anette was offered a role in the telenovela Al Norte del Corazon for TV Azteca. She rejected the proposal, fearing of being typecast for the role she was offered. Some time later she received a proposal to work in the same telenovela, but this time as the protagonist, Angela Medina, costarring with her ex-husband, Jorge Luis Pila.

In 1997, Anette was offered, and accepted, to star in the play Que lio con las petacas. On July, 1998, She and Alan Tacher started co-hosting the TV program Tempranito, which airs on weekends. That same year, Anette was invited to Paris to model for fashion designer Armando Maffud.

In January, 1999, Anette left Tempranito in order to act again. This time her co-star was Héctor Soberón in the telenovela Marea Brava, which was filmed in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. When the production of the telenovela was over, Anette went back to Mexico City to look for new work proposals. One of them was to co-host for the second time Tempranito, and on October 2, 1999, Annete resumed her participation in the program.

On February 2001, Annete started the recordings for the telenovela Cuando seas mía costarring Silvia Navarro and Sergio Basañez.
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Catherine Siachoque an antagonist roles in soap operas

Catherine Siachoque was born in Bogotá, Colombia to Felix Siachoque and Blanca Gaete.

Catherine Siachoque  has appeared in Telemundo produced serials such as La Casa de al Lado, "¿Dónde Está Elisa?", "Pecados Ajenos", "Tierra de Pasiones", "Te Voy a Enseñar a Querer", "La Venganza", "Amantes del Desierto" and in TV series "Decisiones". Siachoque is famous for always playing the role as villainess, and has gained fame for her many antagonist roles in soap operas. After many years of playing villainess roles, she played protagonist role Doña Hilda de Santana in Telemundo's telenovela "Sin Senos no hay Paraíso". Before that, she was working on Telemundo telenovela Las Brujas de South Beach but the project was cancelled. In 2010 she played lead role Cecilia Altamira in Telemundo's telenovela "¿Dónde Está Elisa?". In 2011 she plays lead role in Telemundo's telenovela La Casa de al Lado along side of Miguel Varoni , Maritza Rodriguez, Gabriel Porras , Karla Monroig and David Chocarro.

She has been married to Argentine-Colombian actor and director Miguel Varoni since 1997

1994               Mambo    
1995               Sobrevivir (as Perla)    
1995–1996     La Sombra del Deseo (as Lorena)    
1996               Higuita: Sangre, Sudor y Lagrimas (as Lina Maria)    
1997               Hechizo (as Salome)    
1997               Las Juanas (as Juana Caridad Salguero)    
1998               La Sombra del Arcoiris (as Silvia Stella Graniani)    
1998–1999     Tan Cerca y Tan Lejos (as Laura)    
1999–2000     La Guerra de las Rosas (as Rosa Emilia Carrillo)    
2001               Amantes del Desierto (as Micaela Fernández)    
2002–2003     La Venganza (as Grazzia Fontana Viso)    
2004–2005     Te Voy a Enseñar a Querer (as Déborah Buenrostro)    
2006              Tierra de Pasiones (as Marcia Hernández)    
2007–2008     Pecados Ajenos     Inés Vallejo    
2008–2009     Sin Senos no hay Paraíso (as ilda Santana)    
2010              ¿Dónde Está Elisa? (as Cecilia Altamira)    
2011               La Casa de al Lado (as Ignacia Conde)
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