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|Born||Eugenio González Derbez
September 2, 1961
Mexico City, Mexico
|Spouse(s)||Alessandra Rosaldo (2012-present)|
Eugenio Derbez (born Eugenio González Derbez; September 2, 1961) is a Mexican television actor. He created the television series of XHDRBZ, Vecinos, and La familia P. Luche. Derbez is also a Formula Three Auto racing driver.
Life and career
Derbez was born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico, the son of actress Silvia Derbez and publicist Eugenio González Salas. His maternal grandfather was French. Derbez developed an early childhood interest in acting. He made his television debut at twelve, acting as an extra in a telenovela. Derbez kept acting during his school years and took his first formal acting class at age 19. Derbez began his acting career in the theater. During the early 1980s, Derbez was a regular in Cachún Cachún Ra Ra!, a Mexican television show. He also participated in En Familia con Chabelo, a children's television show.
In 1988 Derbez got his first recurring television position when he played a number of roles in a comedy show called "Anabel". In 1987, he briefly worked in a television series named Tal Como Somos ("Just The Way we Are"). In 1990, he played Eugenio in the comedy film Transplante a la Mexicana ("Mexican Style Transplant"). That same year he participated in Fotógrafo de Modelos ("Models Photographer"). Derbez kept making movies during the 1990s. In 1992 he began hosting the variety show Al Derecho y al Derbez.
In 1997 Derbez made his directing debut in a soap opera named No Tengo Madre (Literal translation: "I Don't Have a Mother" meaning "I'm such a mess" ). In 1999 Derbez started a new show, "Derbez en Cuando". Derbez appeared in Carita de Angel in 2000. He also starred that year in Cómplices al Rescate ("Accomplices to the Rescue"), a teenage-themed telenovela. Derbez produced, in 2003, a television series named XHDRBZ. He later produced Hospital el Paisa ("Countrymen Hospital"), Vecinos ("Neighbors"), and in 2009 Ellas son... la alegría del hogar ("The Disorderly Maids of the Neighborhood"). He also had acting roles in XHDRBZ and Vecinos.
He was the leading man in La familia P. Luche, about a family whose possessions are made entirely of plush. He plays Ludovico P. Luche. The show is a spin-off of a segment of his variety show, XHDRBZ. In 2004 he appeared on Adal Ramones show, Otro Rollo, and in 2005, Derbez was the host of Univision's Premio Lo Nuestro ceremony. In 2006 Derbez directed a play titled La bella y la muy bestia (the beauty and the most beast) by Mariano Moro at Repertorio Espanol in New York.
He has bought a number of Formula 1 racing cars, which he has used to compete at various races.
He also plays the role of "Donkey" in Shrek in Latin American Spanish.
On July 7, 2012, he married actress and singer Alessandra Rosaldo, their wedding was broadcast live by Televisa. A demonstration against the election of Enrique Peña Nieto happening outside of the church could be overheard in the broadcasting.
He starred in the 2013 action comedy film, Aztec Warrior. He also starred in many American movies. His first movie was Juju de Mexico.
- 2014: Anger Management (TV series) Eugene
- 2014: Book of Life TBA
- 2013: Aztec Warrior Gallo
- 2013: Instructions Not Included Valentín
- 2012: La familia P. Luche 2002-2012 (TV series) Ludovico P. Luche 83 episodes
- 2012: La jugada 2010-2012 (TV series) Various characters
- 2012: Girl in Progress Mission Impossible
- 2012: Rob (TV series) Hector 8 episodes
- 2011: El Gran Show de los Peques (TV series) Various
- 2011: Jack and Jill Felipe / Felipe's Grandma
- 2010: Te presento a Laura Charlie
- 2010: No eres tú, soy yo Javier
- 2009: Hermanos y detectives (TV series) Darío
- 2009: Sesame Street Mexico (TV series) Episode #12.17 (2009) … Mesero
- 2009: Ellas son... la alegría del hogar (TV series) Edmundo Martínez
- 2008: Beverly Hills Chihuahua Store Owner
- 2008: Plaza Sésamo: Los monstruos feos más bellos (video) Eugenio
- 2007: XHDRbZ (TV series) 2003-2007 Ludovico P. Luche / Catalino 25 episodes
- 2007: Under the Same Moon (La misma luna) Enrique
- 2007: Sangre de mi sangre Anibal
- 2006: Pledge This! Jose (as Eugenio Derbez-Gonzalez)
- 2006: Vecinos (TV series) 2005-2006 Eugenio / Dr. Sierra / El Guía Melitón
- 2006: The Prettiest Ugly Girl (TV series) Armando Hoyos – La fea más bella (2006) … Armando Hoyos
- 2006: TV: The Movie
- 2005: Imaginum Yxxxxx (voice)
- 2005: Premio lo Nuestro a la música latina 2005 (TV) Host
- 2003: Zurdo Forastero
- 2002: Cómplices al rescate (TV series) Dog Mantequilla
- 2000: Carita de ángel (TV series) Mil Caras – Carita de ángel (2000) … Mil Caras
- 1999: Serafín (TV series) El Lonje Moco (1999)
- 1999: Cuento de Navidad (TV mini-series) Nurse
- 1999: Derbez en cuando (TV series) Aarón Abasolo / Armando Hoyos / Heimer
- 1997: No tengo madre (TV series) Eligio Augusto Maldonado / Julio Remigio Vasconcelos (1997)
- 1997: Mujer, casos de la vida real (TV series) – ¿Donde esta mi hija? (1997)
- 1995: Al derecho y al derbez (TV series) 1993-1995 7 episodes
- 1993: Soy Hombre Y Que
- 1992: Papá soltero (TV series) 1987-1992 Amigo de Pocholo / F. Abasolo
- 1991: Hembra o macho
- 1990: Más Vale Amada Que Quemada
- 1990: Fotógrafo De Modelos
- 1990: Transplante a la mexicana Eugenio
- 1988: Anabel (TV series) Various Roles
- 1987: Tal como somos (TV series)
- 1983: Por un vestido de novia
- 1981: Cachún cachún ra ra! (TV series) Eugenio (1981)
- Aaron Abasolo
- Armando Hoyos
- Artemio Salas Von Frauken
- Barnaby Prieto
- Bob Atroz
- El Diablito
- Doctor Porras
- Eloy Gamenó
- Giuseppe "Pepe" Roni
- Hans Pujenheimer
- Javier Solorzaña
- Julio Esteban
- El Lonje Moco
- Ludovico P. Luche
- Marilyn Menson
- Nancy Uyuyuy
- Nelson Guerra
- Nicolás Tranquilino
- Oscar Ariel "El Indio" Fernández
- Policarpio DiCaprio
- El Profe Tizo
- Súper Portero
- "Eugenio Derbez" (in Spanish). EsMas.com. Retrieved 2013-09-04.
- García Hernández, Arturo (8 July 2012). "Se movilizan miles contra las irregularidades en la elección" [Thousands mobilize against election irregularities]. La Jornada (in Spanish). Retrieved 2013-09-04.
- Instructions Not Included (2013) at the Internet Movie Database