Eduardo Yáñez

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Eduardo Yáñez
Born Eduardo Yáñez Luévano
(1960-09-25) September 25, 1960 (age 54)
Mexico City, Mexico
Occupation Actor
Years active 1981-present
Spouse(s) Norma Adriana Garcia (1997-2000)
Francesca Cruz (2001-2003)
Children Eduardo Yáñez Jr.

Eduardo Yáñez (Spanish pronunciation: [eðuˈarðo ˈʝaɲes]; born Eduardo Yáñez Luévano on September 25, 1960 in Mexico City) is a Mexican television and film actor.

Biography[edit]

Yáñez was born in Mexico City, Mexico. He lived with his mother and half brothers. He never met his father.

Career[edit]

As a child, his dream was to become a professional football player, but one day he witnessed a play rehearsal from Vocacional No.1 and he liked it. He asked for an opportunity and they gave it to him. At first he saw it as a possibility to make more money, but little by little he liked it more and more and decided to go to Televisa for a greater opportunity. Producer Ernesto Alonso saw his potential and gave him his first role in the soap opera "Quiereme Mucho". Yáñez played the role of "Carlos" alongside the actress Victoria Ruffo. His natural style and strong physical appearance won the hearts of the audience.

Yáñez married his first wife, Norma Adriana Garcia, in 1987. They had a son named Eduardo Yáñez Jr. They were divorced three years later.

In 1991, Yáñez moved to the United States where he worked on two soap operas for Capital Vision, "Marielena" and "Guadalupe".

Later he worked in Hollywood, on movies such as Striptease, Wild Things, and Megiddo. His most recent American movie was The Punisher. He has also worked in television series such as Savannah and Soldier of Fortune. He most recently worked in Sleeper Cell and Cold Case.

In 1996, Yáñez married Francesca Cruz, a Cuban-American, he met in Miami. They lived between Los Angeles and Miami. In January 2003 they filed for divorce.

In 2005, after a long absence, Yáñez returned to Mexico and appeared in a soap opera named "La Verdad Oculta".

In 2008, he starred in Fuego En La Sangre, a new version of the Colombian telenovela Pasión de Gavilanes, in which he plays the role of Juan Reyes Franco's older brother (Pablo Montero) and Oscar (Jorge Salinas).

In 2009 she starred in the soap opera Corazon Salvaje with Aracely Arambula produced by Salvador Mejia to Televisa.

In 2011 he appeared as a Venezuelan politician in an episode of the second season of NCIS: Los Angeles.

In 2012, Eduardo came back to Televisa to star in the telenovela Amores verdaderos (telenovela), in which he plays the role of Jose Angel Arriaga.

He has appeared in 8 theatrical plays, 13 soap operas, 31 movies (of which 8 are in English) and is still working on projects in Hollywood.

Television[edit]

Film[edit]

Awards & Nominations[edit]

Premios ACE (New York)[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
1991 Male Figure of the Year Yo compro esa mujer Won
2008 Best Actor in Television Stage Destilando Amor
2009 Fuego en la sangre[1]

Emmy Awards[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
1993 Best Actor in Television Guadalupe Won[2]

Premios Bravo[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2008 Best Lead Actor Destilando Amor Won[3]

Premios Juventud[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2013 ¡Está buenísimo! Amores Verdaderos Nominated[4]

TVyNovelas Awards[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
1984 Best Male Revelation El maleficio Nominated
1988 Best Lead Actor Senda de gloria Won
1990 Best Young Lead Actor Dulce desafío
1991 Best Lead Actor Yo compro esa mujer
2007 La Verdad Oculta
2008 Destilando Amor
2009 Fuego en la sangre Nominated

Favoritos del público[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2014 Favorite Couple with Erika Buenfil Amores Verdaderos Won[5]
Favorite Kiss with Erika Buenfil Nominated

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