Adriana Fonseca

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Adriana Fonseca
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Fonseca at the 2014 Alma Awards
Born Adriana Fonseca Castellanos
(1979-03-16) March 16, 1979 (age 39)[1]
Veracruz, Mexico[1]
Occupation Actress, dancer
Parent(s) Hugo Fonseca
Guillermina Castellanos[2]
Relatives Jacqueline and Hugo (siblings)[2]
Website Official Site

Adriana Fonseca (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈðɾjana fonˈseka]; born Adriana Fonseca Castellanos March 16, 1979)[1] is a Mexican actress and dancer. She is best known for her several roles in Televisa's telenovelas like La usurpadora as Veronica Soriano (1998), Rosalinda as Lucy Pérez Romero (1999), Mariana de la Noche as Caridad "Chachi" Montenegro (2003), Contra viento y marea as Sandra Serrano Rudell (2005), Bajo las riendas del amor as Montserrat Linares (2007) and recently for her protagonist role in Telemundo's successful telenovela Corazón Valiente as Angela Valdez (2012).


Fonseca was born March 16, 1979, in Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico. She is the daughter of dentists Hugo Fonseca and Guillermina Castellanos. She has one brother Hugo and one sister Jacqueline. Started her acting career performing in a local television show.[which?] At 16 she was accepted into the C.E.A. (Centro de Education Artistica) in Mexico. Winning the award in the competition "El rostro de El Heraldo de México" in 1997,[1] she participated in the soap opera La Usurpadora. Fonseca had an important role in the soap opera Rosalinda playing the little sister of Rosalinda, Lucy.

She had her first protagonistic role in the soap opera Amigos Por Siempre next to Ernesto LaGuardia. She combined this soap opera with a theater performance Mama nos quita los novios with famous personalities such as Angelica Maria, Hulio Aleman. In 1999, Fonseca appeared in soap operas such as Gotita de amor and Preciosa but the role of Rosalinda's sister gave her the most exposure. Fonseca then starred with René Strickler in a ten-episode soap opera called Mujer Bonita. At 1998's Premios Lo Nuestro,[clarification needed] she won the award for Rostro del Año.[clarification needed]

She has joined Telemundo network and she played her main protagonist role in Corazón Valiente, alongside Ximena Duque, Aylin Mujica and José Luis Reséndez.



Year Title Role Notes
2003 La tregua Laura Avellaneda Film debut
2004 Por mujeres como tú
2004 7 mujeres, 1 homosexual y Carlos Camila
2012 Por tú culpa Sara
2014 FriendZone Emma Short film
2017 Escape From Ensenada Manuela


Year Title Role Notes
1997 Pueblo chico, infierno grande Jovita Television debut
1998 La usurpadora Verónica Soriano
1998 Más allá de la usurpadora Verónica Soriano Television film
1998 Preciosa Vanessa
1998 Gotita de amor Paulina
1999 Rosalinda Lucía Pérez Romero
2000 Amigos x siempre Melissa Escobar
2001 Mujer bonita Charito 10 episodes
2001 Atrévete a olvidarme Andrea Rosales "La Guapa"
2003-2004 Mariana de la noche Caridad "Chachi" Montenegro
2005 Contra viento y marea Sandra Serrano Rudell
2007 Bajo las riendas del amor Montserrat Linares
2009 Mujeres asesinas Cecilia "Cecilia, prohibida" (Season 2, Episode 10)
2010 Tú decides Television film
2012 Corazón valiente Ángela Valdez

Awards and nominations[edit]

Premios TVyNovelas[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2004 Best Co-star Actress Mariana de la Noche Nominated

Premios People en Español[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2012 Best Actress Corazón Valiente Nominated[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Adriana Fonseca participará en Tiempo final". El Universal (in Spanish). 15 March 2009. Retrieved 24 May 2010.
  2. ^ a b Adriana Fonseca
  3. ^ Adriana Fonseca nominada al "People en Español"

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