Eduardo Santamarina

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Not to be confused with Eduardo Santana. ‹See Tfd›
Eduardo Santamarina
Born Eduardo Santamarina
(1968-07-09) July 9, 1968 (age 46)
Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Itatí Cantoral (2000–2004)
Mayrín Villanueva
Partner(s) Susana González
Children José Eduardo Santamarina
Roberto Miguel Santamarina
Julia Santamarina

Eduardo Santamarina (Spanish pronunciation: [eðuˈarðo santamaˈɾina]; born July 9, 1968 in Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico) is a Mexican film, theater, and television actor.[1]

Acting career[edit]

Santamarina took acting classes at the Centro de Educación Artística (CEA) in Mexico City from 1989–1991. He made his acting debut in 1992 on the set of the telenovela De Frente al Sol, produced by Carla Estrada. His more notable roles to date were in the telenovelas Marisol in 1996 and Rubí in 2004.[2][3] He made his feature film debuts in the Mexican films Baño de Mujeres and Ya No Los Hacen Como Antes, both released in 2002. He will star as the antagonist in Emilio Larrosa's telenovela: Libre para amarte.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Eduardo married actress Itatí Cantoral in 2000. She gave birth to the couple’s twin boys José Eduardo and Roberto Miguel in 2001.[5] Both Santamarina and Cantoral filed for divorce in 2003 and the marriage was formally dissolved in 2004. After their divorce, he began an on and off relationship with actress Susana González until their well-publicized separation in November 2007.[6]

Currently, he is married to his Yo Ámo a Juan Querendón co-star, actress Mayrín Villanueva. She gave birth to their daughter Julia on July 18, 2009 via Caesarean section.[7]


  • Baño de Mujeres (2002)
  • Ya No Los Hacen Como Antes (2002)
  • La Sombra del Sahuaro (2004)
  • Seguridad Nacional (2005)