Daniel Arenas

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Daniel Arenas
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Born Daniel Arenas Consuegra
(1979-03-30) March 30, 1979 (age 38)
Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia
Occupation Actor
Years active 2002–present

Daniel Arenas Consuegra (born March 30, 1979) is a Colombian actor who has worked in both Colombian and Mexican television.

Early life[edit]

Arenas was born on March 30, 1979 in Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia. He is the youngest of six children. He studied acting in the United States.


Arenas's television debut was in Francisco el Matemático. In 2005, he participated in the telenovela Los Reyes, playing Santiago Iriarte, a performance that earned him a nomination for the India Catalina Awards in the category of Best Actor. In 2008, he participated in the telenovela La sucursal del cielo, playing Samuel Lizcano, a pilot of the Air Force.

Arenas's debut in Televisa was in Teresa,[1] marking his first telenovela in Mexico. He has also worked in Amorcito Corazón,[2] produced by Lucero Suárez, with Elizabeth Álvarez, Diego Olivera and Africa Zavala. In 2012, Arenas made his debut in theater, with "Hercules the Musical", where he played Hercules, the hero of Greek mythology, alongside Violeta Isfel and Miguel Pizarro. In 2013, he starred as protagonist in the telenovela Corazón Indomable,[3][4] a remake of Marimar, produced by Nathalie Lartilleux, where he worked with Ana Brenda Contreras.[5]

Arenas once again worked with Nathalie Lartilleux in the 2014 telenovela La Gata with Maite Perroni, Erika Buenfil, and Laura Zapata.[6]

Arenas served as a judge in the 10th season of Nuestra Belleza Latina.



Title Year Role Notes
Make Way for Baby 1997 Newborn / Infant / Toddler Video documentary
Prax: un niño especial 2014 Raymundo Short film

Television roles[edit]

Title Year Role Notes
Francisco el matemático 2003–04 Hans Hakerman
Los Reyes 2005 Santiago "Santi" Iriarte
Nuevo rico, nuevo pobre 2007 Erwin Alfonso
La sucursal del cielo 2008 Samuel Lizacano
Doña Bella 2010 Nicolás Ayala
Teresa 2010–11 Fernando Moreno Guijarro Recurring role; 108 episodes
Amorcito corazón 2011 William "Willy" Guillermo Pinzón Main role
Wild at Heart 2013 Octavio Main role; 161 episodes
The Stray Cat 2014 Pablo Martínez Negrete Main role; 120 episodes
Despertar contigo 2016–17 Pablo Main role; 122 episodes
Mi marido tiene familia 2017 Robert Cooper / Juan Pablo Main role[7]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Premios India Catalina[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2006 Best Co-star Actor Los Reyes Nominated

People en Español[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2013 Best Actor Corazón Indomable Nominated
Best Couple with Ana Brenda Contreras

TVyNovelas Awards[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2014 Best Lead Actor Corazón Indomable Nominated
2015 Best Lead Actor La Gata Nominated


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