Raquel Morell

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Ruiz and the second or maternal family name is Morell.
Raquel Morell
Born Raquel del Rosario Ruiz Morell
(1959-02-04) February 4, 1959 (age 56)
Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico
Occupation Actress
Years active 1982-present
Spouse(s) Fernando Nesme
Parent(s) Rosario Morell
Relatives Mario Ruiz Morell (brother)

Raquel Morell[1] (Spanish pronunciation: [rakel moɾeʎ] born Raquel del Rosario Ruiz Morell on February 4, 1959 in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico) is a Mexican actress who appeared in many telenovelas.

She is probably best known for her role of Blanca De Velasco de Peñarreal in telenovela Esmeralda.[2] Blanca was the mother of Esmeralda, who was played by Leticia Calderón. In Mi segunda madre she played a woman called like her in real life – Raquel.[3] She appeared as herself in Contrato con la muerte.[4]

One of her last works was in De que te quiero, te quiero. Morell, named after her mother Rosario Morell, married cinematographer Fernando Nesme; they are childfree. She is quite interested in astrology.[5] Morell’s younger brother is called Mario Ruiz Morell.[6]


Telenovelas, Series, Films
Year Title Role Notes
1982 Contrato con la muerte Raquel Film
1986 Seducción Mónica Supporting Role
1987-88 Rosa Salvaje Paulina Supporting Role
1988 Amor en Silencio Lizbeth Supporting Role
1989 Mi segunda madre Raquel Supporting Role
1990-91 Amor de nadie Gilda Sand Supporting Role
1991 Milagro y magia Yolanda Supporting Role
1992-93 Mágica juventud Susana Supporting Role
1995 María José Natalia de la Cruz de Campuzano Supporting Role
1995-96 Pobre Niña Rica Carola Medrano Supporting Role
1997 Esmeralda Doña Blanca de Velasco de Peñarreal Co-protagonist
1998 La usurpadora Carolina Carrillo Special Appearance
Gotita de amor Bernarda de Santiago Supporting Role
2000 Locura de amor Paulina Hurtado Supporting Role
2000-01 Carita de Ángel Minerva Gamboa de Alvarado Supporting Role
2001-02 El juego de la vida Consuelo Duarte Supporting Role
2001-03 Mujer, casos de la vida real Teresa TV Series
2002-03 Clase 406 Yolanda Supporting Role
2003 Amor Real María Clara de Heredia Supporting Role
2004 Cero y van 4 Teresa Film
2005 Sexo impostor Inés Film
Sueños y caramelos Rosaura Supporting Role
Pablo y Andrea Ellen Slater Supporting Role
2006-07 Las Dos Caras de Ana Rebeca Supporting Role
2008 La rosa de Guadalupe Julia TV Series
2008-09 Un gancho al corazón Assistant Special Appearance
2009 Mujeres Asesinas Olga Mendoza Episode: "Laura, confundida"
2010 Zacatillo, un lugar en tu corazón Carmen Supporting Role
2010-11 Cuando Me Enamoro Ágatha Beltrán Supporting Role
Triunfo del amor Norma Special Appearance
2011-12 Amorcito corazón Sor Ernestina Supporting Role
2012-13 Amores verdaderos Tomasina Lagos Supporting Role
2013-14 De que te quiero, te quiero Rosa Valdez Supporting Role

Awards & Nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Telenovela Result
1998 Premios TVyNovelas Best Co-star Actress Esmeralda Nominated


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