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Castillo at the premiere for "Viernes de Animas" in January 2011.
|Born||Irán Castillo Pinzón
January 4, 1977
|Children||Irka Castillo (b. 2011)|
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).
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.
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.
Tiempos Nuevos (1997)
Tatuada en tus besos (1999)
- 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)
|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|
|2008||El Secuestro (the kidnapping)||Diana|
|2009||Viernes de Ánimas: El camino de las flores||Fantasma|
|2009||Cabeza de Buda||Angélica|
|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||Contraluz: Fotografía un momento que no puedes ver (short)||Ximena|
|1991||Mujer, Casos de la vida Real||Special Guest|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|1998||Gypsy: El Musical||at Teatro Silvia Pinal|
|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|
- "Celebrará Irán Castillo su cumpleaños con aparición en cartelera". El Informador. 5 July 2010. Retrieved 8 September 2010.
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