Adriana Fonseca

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Adriana Fonseca
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Fonseca at the 2014 Alma Awards
Born Adriana Fonseca Castellanos
(1979-03-16) March 16, 1979 (age 35)[1]
Veracruz, Mexico[1]
Occupation Actress, dancer
Parents Hugo Fonseca
Guillermina Castellanos[2]
Relatives Jacqueline and Hugo (siblings)[2]
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Adriana Fonseca (Spanish pronunciation: [aðɾiˈana fonˈseka]; born Adriana Fonseca Castellanos on March 16, 1979 in Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico[1]) is a Mexican actress and dancer. She is best known for her several roles in Televisa's telenovelas like La usurpadora as Veronica Soriano (1998), Rosalinda as Lucy Pérez Romero (1999), Mariana de la Noche as Caridad "Chachi" Montenegro (2003), Contra viento y marea as Sandra Serrano Rudell (2005), Bajo Las Riendas del Amor as Montserrat Linares (2007) and recently for her protagonist role in Telemundo's successful telenovela Corazón Valiente as Angela Valdez (2012).


Fonseca was born March 16, 1979 in Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico. She is the daughter of dentists Hugo Fonseca and Guillermina Castellanos. She has one brother Hugo and one sister Jacqueline. Started her acting career performing in a local television show.[which?] At 16 she was accepted into the C.E.A. (Centro de Education Artistica) in Mexico. Winning the award in the competition "El rostro de El Heraldo de México" in 1997,[1] she participated in the soap opera La Usurpadora. Fonseca had an important role in the soap opera Rosalinda playing the little sister of Rosalinda, Lucy.

She had her first protagonistic role in the soap opera Amigos Por Siempre next to Ernesto LaGuardia. She combined this soap opera with a theater performance Mama nos quita los novios with famous personalities such as Angelica Maria, Hulio Aleman. In 1999, Fonseca appeared in soap operas such as Gotita de amor and Preciosa but the role of Rosalinda's sister gave her the most exposure. Fonseca then starred with René Strickler in a ten-episode soap opera called Mujer Bonita. At 1998's Premios Lo Nuestro,[clarification needed] she won the award for Rostro del Año.[clarification needed]

She has joined Telemundo network and she played her main protagonist role in Corazón Valiente, alongside Ximena Duque, Aylin Mujica and José Luis Reséndez.


Telenovelas, Series, Films, Theater
Year Title Role Notes
1997 Pueblo Chico Infierno Grande Jovita Ruán (Young) Special Appearance
1998 La usurpadora Verónica Soriano Supporting Role
Preciosa Vanessa Supporting Role
Gotita de amor Paola Supporting Role
Mamá nos quita Los novios Theatrical Appearance
1999 Rosalinda Lucía "Lucy" Pérez Romero de Rivera Supporting Role
2000 Amigos x siempre Melissa Escobar #1 Protagonist
2001 Mujer Bonita Charito Protagonist
Atrévete a Olvidarme Andrea Rosales "La Guapa" Protagonist
Aventurera Elena Tejeros Theatrical Appearance
2003 Los Tiempos del Salón México Paloma Theatrical Appearance
La tregua Laura Avellaneda Film
2003-04 Mariana de la Noche Caridad "Chachi" Montenegro de Guerrero/de Martínez Supporting Role
2004 7 mujeres, 1 homosexual y Carlos Camila Film
Por mujeres como tú Film
2005 Contra Viento y Marea Sandra Serrano Rudell Co-protagonist
2007 Bajo Las Riendas del Amor Monserrat Linares de Alvarez Protagonist
2009 Mujeres Asesinas 2 Cecilia Episode:"Cecilia, prohibida"
2009-10 Las Arpías Gina Theatrical Appearance
2011 Divorciemonos Mi Amor Linda Theatrical Appearance
2012-13 Corazón Valiente Ángela Valdez de Arroyo[3] Protagonist
2013 Departamento de Soltero Theatrical Appearance

Awards & Nominations[edit]

Premios TVyNovelas[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2004 Best Co-star Actress Mariana de la Noche Nominated

Premios People en Español[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2012 Best Actress Corazón Valiente Nominated[4]


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