Irán Castillo

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Castillo and the second or maternal family name is Pinzón.
Irán Castillo
Born Irán Castillo Pinzón
(1977-01-04) January 4, 1977 (age 37)
Veracruz, Mexico
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 1990–present
Partner(s) Mauricio Islas (2003)
Rafael Amaya (2003-2005)
Mario Domm (2010)
Gabriel (2011)
José Ron (2014-present)
Children Irka Castillo (b. 2011)
Website
www.iran-castillo.com

Irán Castillo (born Irán Castillo Pinzón on January 4, 1977 in Veracruz, Mexico) is a Mexican actress and singer.[1]

Who began her career in the 1990s, after roles in telenovelas such as Agujetas de color de rosa, Confidente de Secundaria, and Preciosa. Subsequently, she appeared in telenovelas such as Soñadoras, Amar Otra Vez and Clase 406, as well as films like El Tigre de Santa Julia, La Segunda Noche and Cabeza de Buda. Also she is known as a singer for her single "Yo por el" (1997).

Biography[edit]

Castillo started her career at the age of 7 years doing commercials. She took acting classes with Martha Zabaleta and Pedro Damián at the age of 12, and then appeared in the soap opera Ángeles Blancos in 1989.

She has acted in 15 telenovelas (soap operas) in her career, including Agujetas de color de rosa made in 1994, Retrato de familia in 1996, Confidente de secundaria in 1996, Preciosa in 1998 and Soñadoras made in 1998; she also participated in El Club de Gaby and the series Qué chavas.

She began her career as a singer in the musical group Mosquitas Muertas in 1991. She later recorded songs featured in soap operas she starred in until she finally released her first album Tiempos Nuevos and the single "Yo Por El" in 1997 featuring rhythmical ballads.

Tatuada en tus besos is the title of the second and last album that she released in 1999. In the same year, she had success with her performance in the musical comedy Gypsy opposite Silvia Pinal.

Previously, she had acted in other plays such as Celos-Dije and Vaselina (Grease) taking the main role of Sandy. She also starred in Mexican films such as Que Vivan los Muertos and La Segunda Noche.

Castillo acted in a television soap opera titled Locura de Amor, playing Natalia, and managed to captivate the public, in spite of her short appearance on-screen. In 2001 Castillo made a special role in the telenovela Aventuras en el Tiempo.

In 2002 Castillo appeared in the soap opera Clase 406 and the film El Tigre de Santa Julia. In 2003 Castillo starred in Amar otra vez, in which she played the protagonist. This melodrama was released in January 2004 in the United States]and in May of the same year in Mexico. During the previous year, Castillo formed part of Alborada, a soap opera by Carla Estrada, as Catalina Escobar, sister of the protagonist role played by Lucero.

In 2006 Castillo was featured in two Mexican films: Amor Xtremo with a protagonist role, and Efectos Secundarios as Gabriela. In summer 2006, Castillo was invited to form part of the Mexican reality show Bailando por la Boda de Mis Sueños, with her partner Romeo. In September 2006, Castillo made a photoshoot for Max Magazine. Later in May, 2007 she made another photoshoot for H magazine, and also in July, Castillo appeared nude in H Extremo, which is the uncensored version of H.

During 2007, Castillo appeared in movies like Victorio, Viernes de Animas (released in 2011), and also on the TV series El Panteraand Mujeres Asesinas. In 2008, she appeared in Sabel, an animation movie, and Cabeza de Buda with Kuno Becker.

In 2009, Castillo returned to theaters in 12 mujeres en Pugna and Los 39 escalones. In 2010 she also appeared in the play El Mago de oz 2010 and the movies 31 Días and Morgana.

Recently, she starred in the TV series "Los Secretos de Lucía", that was filmed in Caracas, Venezuela. Also won the third place at the reality show "Bailando por un sueño". Nowadays she's releasing her brand new album "Amanecer", which marks her comeback in the music business after 14 years of her last record "Tatuada en tus besos". The first single "Sabes Que" was well received in the social media.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

Tiempos Nuevos (1997)

Tatuada en tus besos (1999)

Amanecer (2014)

  • Sabes Que

Others

  • Amandote from Confidente de Secundaria (1995)
  • Confidente De Secundaria from Confidente De Secundaria (1995)
  • Feliz Navidad from Estrellas de Navidad (1997)
  • Girando En El Tiempo from Preciosa (1998)

Filmography[edit]

Feature films
Year Title Role Notes
1998 "¡Que Vivan los Muertos!"
1999 La Segunda Noche (the second night) Rosalía
1999 Toy Story 2 Jessie (voice for Latin America)
2002 El Tigre de Santa Julia (the tiger of Santa Julia) Gloria Galícia Nominated— MTV Movie Awards Mexico
2006 Efectos Secundarios Gabriela
2006 Amor Xtremo Melissa
2007 Chiles Xalapeños Sarita
2008 Victorio Gabriela
2008 El Secuestro (the kidnapping) Diana
2009 Viernes de Ánimas: El camino de las flores Fantasma
2009 Cabeza de Buda Angélica
2009 Verde (short) Andrea
2009 Sabel Redemption Isha (voice)
2009 Bittersweet Sin-phony (short) Sophia
2010 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Singer for the OST
2010 Toy Story 3 Jessie (voice for Latin America)
2010 31 Días Eva
2010 Contraluz: Fotografía un momento que no puedes ver (short) Ximena
2010 Morgana Daniela
List of television credits
Year Title Role Notes
1991 Mujer, Casos de la vida Real Special Guest
1993 ¡Qué chavas!
1993 El Club de Gaby reporter
2006 Bailando por un sueño Fifth place reality show
2007 El Pantera Rosaura Season 1 & 2
2007 Mujeres Asesinas Mónica Episode Mónica, Acorralada
2010 Arriba el Telón TV Host
List of telenovelas credits
Year Title Role Notes
1989 Ángeles Blancos Biela
1993 Entre la vida y la muerte Anita del Valle
1994 Agujetas de color de rosa Cecilia Zamora Young Protagonist
1995 Retrato de familia Cristina Preciado Mariscal Young Protagonist
1996 Confidente de Secundaria Jackie Protagonist
1998 Preciosa Preciosa San Roman Ruíz Protagonist
1998 Soñadoras Ana Linares Co-Protagonist
2000 Locura de Amor Natalia Sandoval Protagonist (replacing Adriana Nieto for the final 2 weeks of the series)
2001 El derecho de nacer Isabel Cristina Armenteros del Junco Young Protagonist
2001 Aventuras en el tiempo Azucena Flores Rosales Special Guest
2002 Clase 406 Magdalena Rivera Co-Protagonist
2003 Amar otra vez Rocío Huertas Guzmán Protagonist
2005 Alborada Catalina Escobar y Díaz Co-Protagonist
2006 Mundo de Fieras Cecilia Special Guest
2013 Los secretos de Lucía Lucia Reina Protagonist
List of theatre credits
Year Title Role Notes
1994 Vaselina Sandy
1996 Ce-los Dije
1998 Gypsy: El Musical at Teatro Silvia Pinal
2001 Vaselina 2001 Sandy
2009 12 Mujeres en pugna at Teatro Helénico
2009 Los 39 Escalones at Teatro Julio Prieto
2010 El Mago de Oz 2010 Dorothy at Teatro Polyforum / Teatro Hidalgo
2014 Vaselina Sandy Tontales at Centro Cultural Teatro 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Celebrará Irán Castillo su cumpleaños con aparición en cartelera". El Informador. 5 July 2010. Retrieved 8 September 2010. 

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