África Zavala

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África Zavala
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Born
África Ivonne Lechuga Zavala

(1985-08-12) August 12, 1985 (age 33)
Other namesAfrica Zavala
OccupationActress
Years active2005-present

África Zavala (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈafɾika saˈβala]; born África Ivonne Lechuga Zavala on August 12, 1985 in Mexico City, Mexico) is a Mexican actress.

Biography[edit]

2000s[edit]

Graduated from the CEA of Televisa,[1] She began her career at age 21 starring in the telenovela Peregrina next to Eduardo Capetillo.

Later in 2006, she starred in the telenovela Código postal alongside Jose Ron and Jessica Coch. In 2008 she obtained a starring role in the telenovela Cuidado con el ángel as Elsa Maldonado San Roman, cousin of the protagonist of the telenovela. Sharing Credits with Maite Perroni

In 2009, she received another starring role and traveled to Argentina to record the telenovela Los Exitosos Perez alongside Ludwika Paleta and Jaime Camil.

2010s[edit]

In 2010, she was selected to be one of six protagonists in the telenovela Para Volver a amar beside Rebecca Jones, Nailea Norvind, Alejandra Barros, Sophie Alexander and Zaide Silvia Gutierrez. In 2011, she starred in the telenovela Amorcito Corazón next to Elizabeth Alvarez, Diego Olivera and Daniel Arenas.

In July 2012 the producer José Alberto Castro confirmed that África Zavala would be the star of his telenovela Corona de lágrimas next to Victoria Ruffo.[2]

In 2014,she starred in José Alberto Castro's La malquerida alongside Victoria Ruffo, Ariadne Díaz and Alberto Estrella.[3]

In 2015,she starred in the telenovela, Amores con trampa alongside, Itatí Cantoral, Eduardo Yañez and Ernesto Laguardia[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Telenovela Role Notes
2013 No sé si cortarme las venas o dejármelas largas Camila Film
Television
Year Telenovela Role Notes
2005-06 Peregrina Peregrina Huerta/Peregrina Alcocer/Marisela Alcocer Morales Protagonist
2006-07 Mundo de Fieras Aurora Cruz (Young) Special Appearance
Codigo postal Victoria Villarreal Protagonist
2008-09 Cuidado con el ángel Elsa Maldonado San Román Supporting Role
2009-10 Los Exitosos Perez Liliana "Lily" Cortéz Supporting Role
2010-11 Para Volver a Amar Yorley Quiroga Protagonist
2011-12 Amorcito Corazón Lucía Lobo Carvajal de Pinzón Co-protagonist
2012 Abismo de pasión Remedios González Special Appearance
2012-13 Corona de lágrimas Lucero Vásquez Co-protagonist
2014 La malquerida Ana Alejandra Silva Gonzalez/Turquesa Co-Protagonist
La Gata Leticia Martínez Negrete de la Santa Cruz (alternate ending) Special Appearance
2015 Amores con trampa María Sánchez Zamarripa de Carmona Protagonist
2017 La doble vida de Estela Carrillo Morgana Antagonist
2018 La jefa del campeón Renata "Tita" Menchaca Protagonist
2018 Atrapada Mariana Protagonist

Awards and nominations[edit]

TVyNovelas Awards[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2013 Best Co-star Actress Corona de lágrimas Nominated[5]
2015 La Malquerida Nominated[6]
2018 Best Antagonist Actress La Doble Vida De Estella Carillo Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Africa Zavala portal CEA" (in Spanish). Retrieved September 7, 2015.
  2. ^ "Africa Zavala hase casting para Corona de lágrimas" (in Spanish). Mas Que Telenovelas. Retrieved September 7, 2015.
  3. ^ "Africa Zavala en telenovela La Malquerida" (in Spanish). Star Media. Retrieved September 7, 2015.
  4. ^ "Africa Zavala es Maria Carmona" (in Spanish). Univision Videos. Retrieved September 7, 2015.
  5. ^ "Univision announces 2013 nominees for Premios TV y Novelas". Univision. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  6. ^ "Presentación de los nominados" (in Spanish). TVyNovelas. Retrieved September 7, 2015.

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