Alejandra Barros

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Barros and the second or maternal family name is del Campo.
Alejandra Barros
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Born Alejandra Barros del Campo
(1971-08-11) August 11, 1971 (age 43)
Mexico City, Mexico
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996-present
Spouse(s) Luis Manuel Peralta (Divorce)
Children Luis Miguel

Alejandra Barros (born Alejandra Barros del Campo on August 11, 1971 in Mexico City, Mexico) is a Mexican actress. She is best known for her role in Televisa's telenovela Mariana de la Noche (2003).

Biography[edit]

Barros studied in New York in The Reads Strasberg Theater Institute to study acting; she later transferred over to Actor's Studio Film & T.V School where she studied film and television, and in the Broadway Dance Center, tap and jazz. After living a couple of years in New York, Barros moved back to Mexico City and enrolled in an acting school to brush-up her acting skills.

After having studied acting and film, Barros received her first opportunity to act in the telenovela Huracán, sharing credits with Alejandro Camacho and Rebecca Jones. She later came to act in telenovelas such as Locura de Amor, a production led by Roberto Gómez Fernández.

Her first stage role was Malcom y su lucha contra los Eunucos, by director Alejandro Bichir, presented at the festival of theater in Málaga, Spain. Other stage work includes the Mexican adaptation of Patrick Marber's play, Closer alongside Bruno Bichir. In 2009/2010, Barros co-starred with Tony Dalton in Bernard Slade's Same Time Next Year.

After working in Mexican television for several years, Barros was given her first starring role in the 2003 telenovela Mariana de la Noche where she essayed the title character with Jorge Salinas as her leading man. In 2006, Barros co-starred in the Mexican telenovela remake of 1986's El Camino Secreto now titled La Verdad Oculta opposite Eduardo Yáñez. Both versions were written by Jose Rendon. In 2008/2009, she appeared with Alejandro Camacho in Alma de Hierro. She teamed up with Camacho and Jones once again in 2010's critically acclaimed Para Volver a Amar by Gómez Fernández and Giselle González, where she portrayed Bárbara Mantilla, the suffering, yet flighty and carefree wife of an abusive alcoholic. For her efforts, Barros won the award for Best Actress in a Co-Starring Role given by Revista TV y Novelas in their annual Premios gala on March 6, 2011.

Also in 2010, Alejandra Barros co-starred with Eugenio Derbez in the romantic comedy No Eres Tu, Soy Yo which went on to become one of the highest-grossing films in Mexican cinema history.

Alejandra Barros acted in Carlos Moreno Laguillo's telenovela: Quiero Amarte.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Telenovelas[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Confidente de Secundaria Laura Supporting Role
1997-98 Huracán Rocío Medina Supporting Role
2000 Locura de Amor Beatriz Sandoval Supporting Role
2000-01 Por un beso Thelma Special Appearance
2001 Atrévete a Olvidarme Olga Bocker de Rivas-Montaño Supporting Role
María Belén Valeria Montaño de Sanz Supporting Role
2001-02 Navidad Sin Fin Angelita TV Mini-series
2002-03 Clase 406 Adriana Pineda Suarez/Angela Pineda Suárez Protagonist (Part 1)
2003-04 Mariana de la Noche Elisa Madrigal/Mariana Montenegro Madrigal/Mariana Lugo-Navarro Madrigal Protagonist
2006 La Verdad Oculta Alejandra Balmori Genoves Protagonist
2007-08 Yo amo a Juan Querendón Susana Special Appearance
2008-09 Alma de Hierro Mariana Camargo de Hierro Co-protagonist
2009-10 Hasta Que El Dinero Nos Separe Lic. Alicia Ávila del Villar Special Appearance
2010 Para Volver a Amar Bárbara Mantilla de Espinosa Protagonist
2013-14 Quiero Amarte Juliana Montesinos Carmona Co-protagonist

Series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1985-2007 Mujer casos de la vida real 4 Episodes
2007 13 Miedos Intercambio Cristina
2008 S.O.S.: Sexo y otros secretos
Mujeres Asesinas 1 Jessica Suarez Episode: "Jessica, tóxica"

TV Specials[edit]

Year Show
2005 Fear Factor VIP Herself/Co-Hostess
Vibe Herself/Contestant

Films[edit]

Year Title Role
2004 Matando Cabos Líder Extraterrestre
2006 Mejor es que Gabriela no se muera
2007 Sultanes del Sur Turista en Avion
El viaje de la Nonna Creativa Ana
2009 Amar Virginia
2010 Seres: Genesis Doctora Mariel
No eres tu, soy yo Maria
2011 Viento en Contra Sofía Navarrete
2012 Sueños del Caribe Florina de Dios

Awards & Nominations[edit]

Premios TVyNovelas[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2007 Best Lead Actress La Verdad Oculta Nominated
2009 Best Co-star Actress Alma de Hierro
2011 Para Volver a Amar Won

Premios A.P.T[edit]

Year Category Theater Result
2009 Best Couple Revelation El próximo año a la misma hora Won

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