Maritza Rodríguez

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Maritza Rodríguez
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Maritza Rodriguez in Miami
Born Maritza Rodríguez Gómez
(1975-09-01) September 1, 1975 (age 39)
Barranquilla, Colombia
Occupation Actress, Model
Years active 1991–present
Spouse(s) Joshua Mintz (June 2005 - Present)
Relatives two brothers and sister

Maritza Rodríguez Gómez (born 1 September 1975 in Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia) is a Colombian telenovela actress and model.[1] She is best known for her roles as Cristal Covarrubias in Venevisión's telenovela Ángel Rebelde (2003), as Marfil Mondragon de Irázabal and Deborah Mondragón de Dávila in Venevisión's telenovela Acorralada (2007), as Sara Andrade in Telemundo's telenovela El Rostro de Analia (2008), as Pilar and Raquel Arismendi in Telemundo's telenovela La Casa de al Lado (2011), as Antonia Villarroel in Telemundo's telenovela El Rostro de la Venganza (2012) and now as Teresa Cristina Palmer in Telemundo's telenovela Marido En Alquiler (2013).

Career[edit]

Rodríguez is best known for her modeling and acting in several telenovelas. Besides acting, she is also an entrepreneur and has her own line of beauty products.

Personal life[edit]

Rodríguez has three brothers and speaks English and Spanish. She has been married since June 2005 to Mexican TV executive Joshua Mintz, who is Executive Vice President of Scripted Programming and General Manager of Telemundo Studios. She currently lives and works in Miami, Florida. Rodriguez announced on November 11, 2013 on Telemundo's "Al Rojo Vivo" that she and husband Joshua Mintz are expecting twins. The babies are due in Spring 2014.On April 13, she gave birth to male twins.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Character Notes
2000 Kalibre 35 Actress Debut film, minor role
Television
Year Title Character Notes
1995 Mascarada Unknown
1997 Perfume de agonía Carmen
1997 La mujer en el espejo Unknown
1997 Dios se lo pague Irene Richerdson
1999 Marido y mujer Lucía Méndez
2000 Vuelve junto a mí Mercedes Riverol
2001 Amantes del Desierto Bárbara de Santana
2002 Milagros de amor Milagros Viuda de Amor Main protagonist
2004 Ángel rebelde Cristal Covarrubias
2005 Vuelo 1503 Ángela Granda
2007 Pecados ajenos Karen Vallejo
2007-2008 Acorralada Debora Mondragón / Marfil Mondragón Main antagonist
2008 Doña Bárbara Asuncion Vergel de Luzardo Special appearance as the mother of Santos
2008 El Rostro de Analía Sara Andrade
2010 Perro amor Camila Brando Main antagonist
2011 La casa de al lado Pilar Arismendi / Raquel Arismendi Main antagonist / protagonist (respectively)
2012 El rostro de la venganza Antonia Villarroel Special appearance
2012 La Chispa de Chef Carmen Gonzalez Herself Guest
2012 Rafael Orozco, el ídolo Marta Monica Camargo
2013 Marido en alquiler Teresa Cristina Palmer Main antagonist

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Telenovela or Series Result
2003 Premios India Catalina Outstanding Lead Actress Telenovela Milagros de amor Nominated
2002 Amantes del desierto Won
2000 Marido y mujer Nominated
2003 Premios TVyNovelas Milagros de amor Won
2002 Amantes del desierto Nominated
2000 Marido y Mujer Nominated
2011 Miami Life Awards Best Villain of Telenovela Perro Amor Won
2012 Premios People en Español Best Actress El Rostro de la Venganza Nominated[2]
Miami Life Awards Telenovela Best Female Lead La Casa de al Lado Nominated
Premios tu mundo 2012 Favorite Lead Actress La Casa de al Lado Won
The Best Bad Girl La Casa de al Lado Nominated
2013 Premios 2013 Favorite TV Villain Rafael Orozco, el ídolo Won
Premios tu mundo 2013 The Perfect Couple with David Chocarro El Rostro de la Venganza Nominated
Premios People en Español 2013 Best Female Antagonist Marido en Alquiler Won

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