César Évora

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For the Cape-Verdean singer, see Cesária Évora.
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Évora and the second or maternal family name is Díaz.
César Évora
Cesar Evora.jpg
Born César Évora Díaz
(1959-11-04) November 4, 1959 (age 57)
Havana, Cuba
Occupation Actor
Years active 1982-present
Spouse(s) Vivian Domínguez
Children Rafael, Carla and Mariana
Relatives Daína Chaviano (cousin)

César Évora (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsesaɾ ˈeβoɾa]; born César Évora y Díaz on November 4, 1959 in Habana, Cuba) is a Cuban actor.

Biography[edit]

Évora started out his career in his native Cuba appearing in more than ten movies before moving to Mexico in the early 1990s. He became known for playing minor roles in the seminal Corazón salvaje and the long-running Agujetas de color de rosa in 1993 and 1994, respectively. In 1995 Évora won his first leading role playing opposite Daniela Romo in Si Dios Me Quita La Vida.

Leading roles in Luz Clarita, Gente bien and especially El Privilegio de Amar soon established Évora as one of the most popular leading men in the industry. He has maintained a high profile after performances in successful productions such as La Madrastra, La esposa virgen, and Mundo de Fieras. He recently acted in telenovelas Al diablo con los guapos, En nombre del amor, Triunfo del Amor, Abismo de pasión and Amor Bravío. He will star as the villain in Salvador Mejía's new telenovela: La tempestad. In addition, he will have a special participation in Nathalie Lartilleux's telenovela: Corazón indomable.[1]

Évora acquired Mexican citizenship in 1999.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Évora is divorced from his first wife. He is currently married to Vivian Domínguez and has three children.[3] He is the cousin of famed Cuban author Daína Chaviano.

Films[edit]

Year Title
1982 Cecilia
1983 Amada
1984 Habanera
1985 Una Novia Para David
1986 Un Hombre de Éxito
1986 Capablanca
1989 Barrio Negro
1989 La Bella de Alhambra
1991 Gertrudis
2010 Trópico de Sangre

Telenovelas[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1993-94 Corazón salvaje Marcelo Romero Vargas Supporting Role
1994-95 Agujetas de color de rosa Esteban Armendares Supporting Role
1995 Si Dios Me Quita La Vida Antonio Foscari Protagonist
1996 Cañaveral de Pasiones Amador Montero Special Appearance
1996-1997 Luz Clarita Mariano De La Fuente Protagonist
1997 Gente bien Don Jaime Dumas Main Antagonist
1998-1999 El Privilegio de Amar Padre Juan de la Cruz Velarde Co-Protagonist
1999-2000 Laberintos de pasión Don Gabriel Almada Protagonist
2000-2001 Abrázame Muy Fuerte Don Federico Rivero Main Antagonist
2001-2002 El Manantial Don Rigoberto Valdés Special Appearance
2002 Entre el amor y el odio Octavio Villarreal Protagonist
2002-03 Así son ellas Luis Ávila Special Appearance
2003-04 Mariana de la Noche Don Atilio Montenegro Main Antagonist
2005 La Madrastra Esteban San Román Protagonist
La esposa virgen Edmundo Rivadeneyra "El Loco Serenata" Supporting Role
2006-07 Mundo de Fieras Gabriel Cervantes-Bravo
Demián Martinez Guerra
Protagonist
Main Antagonist
2007 Amor sin maquillaje Pedro Ríos Supporting Role
2007-08 Yo amo a Juan Querendón Don Samuel Cachón Antagonist
Al diablo con los guapos Don Constancio Belmonte Lascuraín Main Antagonist
2008-09 En nombre del amor Don Eugenio Lizardi [4] Supporting Role
2010-11 Llena de amor Don Emiliano Ruiz y de Teresa[5] Co-protagonist
Triunfo del amor Dr. Heriberto Rios Bernal Co-protagonist
2012 Abismo de pasión Don Rosendo Arango Special Appearance
Amor Bravío Dionisio Ferrer/Héctor Gutiérrez Main Antagonist
2013 Corazón indomable Don Alejandro Mendoza Supporting Role
La Tempestad Don Fulgencio Salazar Antagonist
2014-15 Hasta el fin del mundo Don Francisco "Paco" Fernández[6] Supporting Role
2015-16 A que no me dejas Don Osvaldo Terán[7] Supporting Role
2016 Las amazonas Don Victoriano Santos Adult Protagonist
2017 La doble vida de Estela Carrillo Don Walter Cabrera Special Appearance

Series and theater[edit]

Year Title
1993 Día y Noche
1998-99 Tú mientes, yo miento, todos mentimos
2004 Trampa de Muerte
2006-07 Cartas de Amor

Awards and nominations[edit]

Premios INTE[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2003 Best Actor Entre el amor y el odio Nominated

People en Español[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2012 Best Male Villain Amor Bravío Won
2013 La tempestad[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ César Évora iniciará 2013 con actuaciones en dos telenovelas
  2. ^ EsMas - Cesar Evora
  3. ^ César Évora
  4. ^ "Cesar Evora es Eugenio en En Nombre del amor" (in Spanish). Fotech. Retrieved September 10, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Conoce a los personajes de 'Llena de amor'" (in Spanish). EsMas. Retrieved September 10, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Confirmado César Evora para 'Hasta el fin del mundo'" (in Spanish). Televisa. Retrieved September 10, 2015. 
  7. ^ "AQNND". television.televisa.com (in Spanish). Retrieved November 5, 2015. 
  8. ^ César Évora el máximo ganador por Mejor villano