Ernesto Laguardia

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Ernesto Laguardia
Born Ernesto Laguardia
(1959-10-05) October 5, 1959 (age 55)
Coahuila, Mexico
Height 5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
Spouse(s) Patricia Rodríguez

Ernesto Laguardia (Spanish pronunciation: [erˈnesto laˈɣwarðja]; born October 5, 1959 in Coahuila, Mexico) is a Mexican actor known for his performances in Mexican telenovelas.


Ernesto Laguardia started as a model while he was in elementary school. His enthusiasm eventually led him to important temporary contracts with Mexican and international companies. He also participated as a dancer in the television show Sabado del Rock.

Before getting his degree in Business Administration, he searched for job opportunities on radio stations. He started as messenger and in a few months he became a news reporter. During the two following years, he interviewed many famous people, including Julio Iglesias, Miguel Bosé, Armando Manzanero, and Rocío Dúrcal.

Although Ernesto made his acting debut in Dune (1984) directed by David Lynch, it was three years before he got his first starring role in a telenovela; since then he has appeared in 17 telenovelas so far, including Quinceañera starring Adela Noriega and Thalía; Mi Querida Isabel; Alondra; Lazos de Amor; Desencuentro; Laberinto de Pasiones; La Antorcha Encendida; Amigas y Rivales; and Amigos X Siempre.

He has also appeared in movies such as La Ley de las Calles, Ladrones de tumbas, Aquí Espantan, Maria Metralla, Cambio del Destino, Novia que te vea, The Wrong Man, and De noche vienes, Esmeralda.

He also studied Direction and Production of movies and television shows at the University of New York, and since 1996 he has been developing projects through his companies Foro 3 S.C and Producciones Ernesto Laguardia.

After driving joined the Hoy program as Star magazine in the soap Amor Real, produced by Carla Estrada, he played Cristobal in Estrada's Alborada. In 2008 Ernesto returned to Hoy and had a small role in the telenovela Fuego en la sangre.

In 2012, Ernesto played Romulo Ancira, the main villain of the soap opera Corona de lágrimas (2012 telenovela).