Géraldine Bazán

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Géraldine Bazán
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Géraldine Bazán
Born Rosalba Géraldine Bazán Ortíz
(1983-01-30) January 30, 1983 (age 32)
Mexico City, Mexico
Occupation Actress, model and singer

Rosalba Géraldine Bazán Ortíz (born January 30, 1983)[1] is a Mexican actress, singer, and anchorwoman currently living in Miami. She's part of Women Fair, Amigos for Kids activities, Latin Book Festivals, in Houston, Dallas, Los Angeles, Chicago and New York, In her spare time Geraldine likes to support causes such as the Televisa and TV Azteca Foundations, Movimiento Azteca, Telethon in Mexico, Panama, and Guatemala. She supports U.S. social and charity organizations and foundations in the areas of the homeless, discrimination, cancer, the Special Olympics, AIDS, and Celebrity Run 5k.

Biography[edit]

Géraldine was born in Mexico City, Mexico to Rosalba Ortiz Cabrera, her father, Manuel Antonio Bazan is an entrepreneur living in Southern California.Her brother is Angel Claude, who is also an actor.

Géraldine Bazán has been linked to drama age five. She is fluent in Spanish and English. In Mexico Bazan studied acting in musical comedy in the National Council for Arts and Culture, CAPDEC de la ANDA, M&M Studio Patricia Reyes Spíndola Actors Workshop, Carlos Ancira's Actors Studio, Luis Felipe Tovar Set, Luis del Llano's Concepts and Televisa's Training Center, and JDuvergere DanceIII Studio. She has been acting in movies, theater, radio and TV for 19 years, the last three in the United States.

She is a member of: ANDA, ANDI, ALAS, Mujeres en el Cine y la Television WIFT&TV.

Career[edit]

She has 22 years of experience in entertainment work since childhood, in vocal and choreographic groups, modeling, radio, telenovelas, theater, film and television, in Mexico. Bazan has appeared in 17 telenovelas.

Her early work includes 9 Mexican project, including Corazon Salvaje, Buscando el Paraiso, Maria la del Barrio, Preciosa, Traviesa, Camila for Televisa, Catalina Y Sebastian, Ellas Inocentes o Culpables, Como en el Cine, Dos Chicos de Cuidado, etc.

In 2001, Bazan played Patria Mirabal in her first English film, In the Time of the Butterflies with Salma Hayek and Edward James Olmos.

Towards the end of 2004 she traveled to Miami to film telenovela Sonar no Cuesta Nada, produced by Venevision-Univision. In 2005, she was in eight films in Mexico and nine theater plays, including Univision's Love Doesn’t Have a Price El Amor No Tiene Precio. She also appeared on children's radio channels. The actress starred in Tierra de Pasiones (Land of Passions) in 2006 from NBC Telemundo. She played a villain in the 2007 teen telenovela Under the Reins of Love Bajo las Riendas del Amor from Televisa Miami Studios. All three telenovelas were broadcast in the United States, Mexico, Latin America and Europe.

In Bajo Las Riendas del Amor, produced by Televisa, through Univision, Géraldine Bazán plays Veronica Orozco. She also performs in the telenovela Sonar no Cuesta Nada broadcast by Network Tres. In 2010, Géraldine Bazán is filming 2 telenovelas Sacrificio de Mujer and Alguien te Mira to Univision and Telemundo

In 2008, the actress appeared in a telenovela filmed in Bogotá, Colombia with Victoria Ruffo, Arturo Peniche and Mauricio Ochmann titled Victoria. Victoria is a remake of Mirada de Mujer a remake of Señora Isabel, a Colombian telenovela about a woman who falls in love with a dashing, younger man when her marriage collapses around her. Her rich husband deserts her for his mistress and their children blame her for the breakup. This story was also filmed for Mexican TV in as Mirada de Mujer, The Gaze of a Woman. Her work continued in 2010 with Sacrificio de Mujer (Woman Sacrifice) again with Channel Venevision - Univision in Miami.

Music[edit]

After she performed called "Juguemos a Cantar" on Raúl Velasco's Siempre en Domingo, she joined children-oriented groups called Cotorras, Scorpio, Petit and Rouge and recorded an album that featured "Rouge".

Filmography[edit]

Films
Year Title Role Notes
1994 Novia que te vea Unknown role
2001 En el tiempo de las mariposas Patria (15 Years Old)
2002 Punto y aparte Aurora
2002 Espejo retrovisor Paloma
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1993 Corazón salvaje Unknown role
1993 Buscando el paraíso Alma (child)
1995 María la del Barrio Unknown role
1997 Mi pequeña traviesa Unknown role
1998 Camila Unknown role
1999 Catalina y Sebastián Luisa Negrete Rivadeneira
2000 Ellas, inocentes o culpables Liliana
2001 Como en el cine Regina
2001 Lo que callamos las mujeres Unknown role Episode: "Hambre de amor"
2002 Sin permiso de tus padres Unknown role
2003 Dos chicos de cuidado en la ciudad Fernanda
2004 Historias de la risa real Unknown role
2005 Soñar no cuesta nada Liliana Reyes Retana
2005 El amor no tiene precio Elizabeth Monte y Valle González
2006 Tierra de Pasiones Belinda San Román
2007 Bajo las riendas del amor Verónica Orozco
2007 Victoria Paula Mendoza
2010 Alguien te mira Tatiana Wood Co-lead role
2011 Sacrificio de mujer Victoria "Vicky" Lombardo Co-lead role
2012 La mujer de Judas Emma Balmori Co-lead role
2015 Dueños del paraíso Verónica Romero Co-lead role

Theater plays[edit]

  • Gitti¨secret 1994... El Secreto de Guitti....Guitti
  • Little Orphan Annie, 1995.... Anita la Huerfanita...Vero
  • Pastoneza 1998.... Maria
  • Pop Corn 1999 ....Palomitas....Velvet Delamitri
  • Pastorela Loca..... 2000...Maria
  • Cinderella, 2001,....Cinderella
  • The Apple of Discordance 2001 La Manzana de la Discordia...Coquis
  • In the Edge 2002... Al Filo de la navaja ....Mariana
  • Black Comedy 2003.. Que Paso en el Apagon? ....Mimi
  • Real World 2004.. Mundo Real y tu donde Cabes? ....Mia

Awards[edit]

She has won 20 other awards in Mexico City for acting in movies, theater and TV 1996-2004, including Bravo, Arlequin, Gaviota, Quetzal, ACPT, APT, Ángel dorado, Sol de Oro, Oscarito, Grafica Internacional, Palmas de Oro, Yahualli, Califa de Oro, Laurel de Oro,Excelsis, El Micrófono de oro, Expolocaciones, Galardon Plaza Galerias, and Develacion de Huellas en Plaza de las Estrellas en la Ciudad de Mexico.

Organizations and projects[edit]

Bazan is a member of the First Parliament of Immigrants, the Mex-I-can Foundation and assisted the National Hispanic Conclave in Florida. She worked with La Raza National Convention (NCLR).

Géraldine Bazán is a founding member of "Women on Film and Television in Mexico", that promotes the work of Mexican and foreign entertainers through its "Muestra Internacional" initiative. Geraldine also collaborates with charity organizations both in Mexico and the United States promoting the film industry, such as the "Fundacion Expression en corto y Canana y Documental Ambulante, AC", an entity that promotes film and video as a tool of social conscience.

She helped to deliver toys and candy, dressed as one of the Three Wise Men, with Secografic for the 15th year as they delivered 10,000 gifts for 6,800 kids in hospitals.[2]

Bazan sponsored the Mexico City theater premier of La LLave de Navidad, where her brother, fellow actor Angel Claude Bazan has a part.

Géraldine Bazán has been Goodwill Ambassador and International Marshall of the Hispanic and Puerto Rican National Day Parade parades held in Manhattan and in 2008 was the International Queen of the Mexican Day Parade in New York and Desfile Mexicano de Independencia East LA. She was an honor guest along in the 5th of May festival in Flushing M Park in Queens, and Manhattan N.Y., as well as serving as the Godmother of the First Dominican Parade in Miami, Florida.

Personal life[edit]

She has 2 daughters Elisa Marie, born February 17, 2009 and Alexa Miranda born February 19, 2014 with her partner, actor Gabriel Soto.

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