Jorge Blanco (actor)

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Jorge Blanco
Born Jorge Blanco Güereña
(1991-12-19) December 19, 1991 (age 22)
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Residence Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nationality Mexican
Occupation Singer, actor, dancer, instrumentalist
Years active 2007–present
  • Cuando toca la campana
  • Violetta
Partner(s) Stephie Camarena[1]

Jorge Blanco Güereña (born December 19, 1991) is a Mexican actor and singer. He is best known for portraying Leon on the Disney Channel television series Violetta.

Early life[edit]

He was born on December 19, 1991 in Guadalajara (Jalisco), Mexico. He has artistically participated in school plays, and he has taken classes from an early stage and has been involved in school events.


He began his television career in 2007 when he participated in the reality show High School Musical: La Selección which allowed him to participate in a spin-off movie of the successful U.S. High School Musical. Despite not winning the program, Blanco gives his voice to the album of the program, takes part in the movie High School Musical: El Desafío playing the character of Jorge and participates in the tour of the movie and the program between 2007 and 2008.[2] In the film, plays the best friend of the protagonist Cristóbal Rodríguez (Cristobal Orellana), which is published in 2008[3] in Mexico and the following year in Italy.[4]

In 2010, he appeared in the tenth episode of the miniseries Highway: Rodando la Aventura and he was also one of the protagonists of the first season of the television series Cuando toca la campana[5] in which he shot several music videos as "Es el momento" or "A Celebrar".[6] In May of that same year, he traveled to the U.S. to participate in the Disney's Friends for Change Games in the yellow team to help the agency UNICEF,[7] he represents, hereinafter to Mexico in the music video by Bridgit Mendler "We Can Change the World" of the project Disney's Friends for Change.[8]

Due to the filming of the TV series Violetta, he participated in only four episodes of the second season of the TV series Cuando toca la campana.[9]


Year Title Role Notes
2008 High School Musical: El Desafio Mexico Jorge Co-lead role
Year Title Role Notes
2007 High School Musical: La Selección Himself Reality show musical
2010 Highway: Rodando la Aventura Diego "El mochilero" (Season 1, episode 10)
2011–12 Cuando toca la campana Pablo Season 1 – Lead role
Season 2 – Special guest on 4 episodes
2011 Disney's Friends for Change Games Himself Yellow team
2012–present Violetta Leon Season 1 – Co-lead role
Season 2 – Lead role/

Season 3 - Lead role



Awards and nominations[edit]


  1. ^ "Imagenes de la novia de Jorge Blanco en la vida real". Revista Popland (in Spanish). March 28, 2013. Retrieved September 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Los conflictos pasan en la vida real". (in Spanish). 3 September 2012. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "High School a la mexicana". (in Spanish) (El Mañana). 24 August 2008. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "High School Musical Desafio Argentina e Messico: su Disney Channel la sfida dei musical". 23 dicembre. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  5. ^ Nik (4 February 2011). "Los chicos de High School Musical: La Selección participan en la serie Cuando toca la campana". (in Spanish). Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Cuando toca la campana". Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "Comienzan los Disney Friends for Change Games". (in Spanish). 17 May 2011. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "Amigos por el Mundo presenta "We Can Change The World"". (in Spanish). 12 July 2011. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  9. ^ "Cuando toca la campana 2º Temporada". (in Spanish). 21 February 2012. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 

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