Álvaro Rudolphy

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Rudolphy and the second or maternal family name is Fontaine.
Álvaro Rudolphy
Born Álvaro Gonzalo Rudolphy Fontaine
May 24, 1964
Viña del Mar, Chile
Occupation Actor

Álvaro Gonzalo Rudolphy Fontaine (born May 24, 1964 in Viña del Mar, Chile) is a Chilean actor who works in theater, soap operas and film. He has obtained numerous awards, among them the Apes Prize in 2001 to the best Actor in his role in Amores de mercado and the Altazor Prize in 2008 for his role in Alguien te mira.

He was raised in Concepción, where he studied at Alianza Francesa.[1] When his parents divorced, he returned to his birth city along with his mother and two siblings.

After a year studying French, and another one of Engineering at the Universidad Católica, in Valparaíso, he finally opted for theater.

He studied theater in the academy by Gustavo Meza. He worked for Canal 13 and later on TVN. In the majority of his roles he has been the main character or one of the principal characters of the plot.

He made his debut in Matilde Dedos Verdes, in Canal 13.

His first main role was in Estúpido Cupido from TVN, where he played Aníbal Donoso who fell in love with the main character Mónica Tagle, played by Carolina Fadic.

His great performance in the soap opera Amores de mercado with the lead role of twins Pelluco and Rodolfo.

He also appeared in Alguien te mira, portraying a psychopath killer. And his most recent role is the vampire "Domingo Vrolok" in the nocturnal soap opera named Conde Vrolok.[2]

His best friend is fellow actress Sigrid Alegría.

On November 15, 2008[3] he married the journalist Catalina Comandari at a beach resort in Horcón.

Soap operas[edit]

Year Film Character Notes
2000 Tierra del Fuego
2003 Sexo con Amor Álvaro
2008 Chile Puede Javier
Soap Operas
Year Soap Opera Character Channel
1988 Matilde Dedos Verdes Mauricio Canal 13
1989 Bravo Mauricio Canal 13
1990 Acércate Más Rodrigo Canal 13
1991 Ellas por Ellas Leonardo Luco Canal 13
1992 El Palo al Gato Canal 13
1993 Marrón Glacé Kostia Canal 13
1994 Champaña Juan José Sanfuentes Canal 13
1995 Estúpido Cupido Aníbal Donoso TVN
1996 Sucupira Rafael Aliaga TVN
1997 Oro Verde Cristóbal Ossandón TVN
1998 Borrón y Cuenta Nueva Rubén Salgado TVN
1999 Aquelarre Juan Pablo Huidobro TVN
2000 Santoladrón Adrián Villegas TVN
2001 Amores de Mercado Pedro "Pelluco" Solís / Rodolfo Ruttenmeier TVN
2002 Purasangre Miguel Callasis TVN
2003 Pecadores Simón Valladares / Santiago Cienfuegos TVN
2004 Destinos Cruzados Daniel Riquelme TVN
2007 Alguien te Mira Julián García TVN
2008 El Señor de la Querencia Manuel Pradenas TVN
2009 ¿Dónde está Elisa? Camilo Rivas TVN
2009 Conde Vrolok Count Domingo Vrolok TVN
2010 La Familia de al Lado Gonzalo Ibañez TVN
2011 Su Nombre es Joaquín Joaquín Arellano TVN
2012 Separados Dr. Jaime Mathews TVN
2013 Somos Los Carmona Facundo Carmona TVN


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