Eugenio Derbez, 2012
|Born||Eugenio González Derbez
September 2, 1961
Mexico City, Mexico
|Occupation||Comedian, actor, film director, and screenwriter, author|
|Spouse(s)||Victoria Ruffo (1992-1997)
Alessandra Rosaldo (2012-present)
Eugenio Derbez (born Eugenio González Derbez; October 27, 1961) is a Mexican television actor and director. He created the television series of Al Derecho y Al Derbez , Derbez en cuando, XHDRBZ, Vecinos, and La familia P. Luche. Derbez is also a Formula Three auto racing driver.
Life and career
Derbez was born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico, the son of actress Silvia Derbez and publicist Eugenio González Salas. His maternal grandfather was French. Derbez developed an early childhood interest in acting. He made his television debut at 12, acting as an extra in a telenovela. Derbez kept acting during his school years and took his first formal acting class at age 19. Derbez began his acting career in the theater. During the early 1980s, Derbez was a regular in Cachún Cachún Ra Ra!, a Mexican television show. He also participated in En Familia con Chabelo, a children's television show.
In 1988 Derbez got his first recurring television position when he played a number of roles in a comedy show called "Anabel". In 1987, he briefly worked in a television series named Tal Como Somos ("Just The Way we Are"). In 1990, he played Eugenio in the comedy film Transplante a la Mexicana ("Mexican Style Transplant"). That same year he participated in Fotógrafo de Modelos ("Models Photographer"). Derbez kept making movies during the 1990s. In 1992 he began hosting the variety show Al Derecho y al Derbez.
In 1997 Derbez made his directing debut in a soap opera named No Tengo Madre (Literal translation: "I Don't Have a Mother" meaning "I have no scrupules" ). In 1999 Derbez started a new show, "Derbez en Cuando". Derbez appeared in Carita de Angel in 2000. He also starred that year in Cómplices al Rescate ("Accomplices to the Rescue"), a teenage-themed telenovela. Derbez produced, in 2003, a television series named XHDRBZ. He later produced Hospital el Paisa ("Countrymen Hospital"), Vecinos ("Neighbors"), and in 2009 Ellas son... la alegría del hogar ("The Disorderly Maids of the Neighborhood"). He also had acting roles in XHDRBZ and Vecinos.
He was the leading man in La familia P. Luche, about a family whose possessions are made entirely of plush. He plays Ludovico P. Luche. The show is a spin-off of a segment of his variety show, XHDRBZ. In 2004 he appeared on Adal Ramones show, Otro Rollo, and in 2005, Derbez was the host of Univision's Premio Lo Nuestro ceremony. In 2006 Derbez directed a play titled La bella y la muy bestia (the beauty and the most beast) by Mariano Moro at Repertorio Espanol in New York.
He has bought a number of Formula 1 racing cars, which he has used to compete at various races.
He also plays the role of "Donkey" in Shrek in Latin American Spanish.
On July 7, 2012, he married actress and singer Alessandra Rosaldo, their wedding was broadcast live by Televisa. A demonstration against the election of Enrique Peña Nieto happening outside of the church could be overheard in the broadcasting.
He starred in the 2013 action comedy film Aztec Warrior. He also starred in many American movies. His first movie was Juju de Mexico.
|1983||Por un vestido de novia||Film debut|
|1990||Más vale amada que quemada|
|1990||Transplante a la mexicana||Eugenio|
|1990||Fotógrafo de modelos|
|1991||Hembra o macho|
|1993||Soy hombre y que|
|2006||TV: The Movie||Derbez, Eugenio|
|2007||La misma luna||Enrique|
|2008||Plaza Sésamo: Los monstruos feos más bellos||Eugenio|
|2008||Beverly Hills Chihuahua||Store Owner|
|2010||No eres tú, soy yo||Javier|
|2010||Te presento a Laura||Charlie|
|2011||Jack and Jill||Felipe / Felipe's Grandma|
|2012||Girl in Progress||Mission Impossible|
|2013||Futbolín||Rico||US version, voice|
|2013||No se aceptan devoluciones||Valentín|
|2014||El libro de la vida||Chato||Voice only|
|2015||El tamaño si importa||Post-production|
|2016||Miracles from Heaven||Filming|
|1981||Cachún cachún ra ra!||Eugenio||Television debut|
|1987||Tal como somos|
|1987-1992||Papá soltero||F. Abasolo / Amigo de Pocholo||
|1993-1995||Al derecho y al derbez||Various Roles|
|1995||Lazos de amor||Himself|
|1997||Mujer, casos de la vida real||"¿Dónde está mi hija?" (Season 13, Episode 43)|
|1997||No tengo madre||Eligio Augusto Maldonado / Julio Remigio Vasconcelos|
|1999||Derbez en cuando||Armando Hoyos / Lonje Moco / Aarón Abasolo|
|1999||Serafín||El Lonje Moco|
|1999||Cuento de Navidad||Nurse|
|2000||Carita de ángel||Mil Caras|
|2002||Cómplices al rescate||Dog Mantequilla||Voice only|
|2002-2012||La familia P. Luche||Ludovico P. Luche||Lead role|
|2002-2007||XHDRbZ||Ludovico P. Luche / Catalino||25 episodes|
|2005-2006||Vecinos||Eugenio / El Guía Melitón / Dr. Sierra||
|2006||La fea más bella||Armando Hoyos|
|2009||Ellas son, la alegría del hogar||Edmundo Martínez|
|2009||Plaza Sésamo||Mesero||1 episodes|
|2009||Hermanos y detectives||Darío||
|2010-12||La jugada||Various characters|
|2011||El Gran Show de los Peques||Various roles|
|2014||Anger Management||Eugene||"Charlie and the Last Temptation of Eugenio" (Season 2, Episode 51)|
- "Eugenio Derbez" (in Spanish). EsMas.com. Retrieved 2013-09-04.
- García Hernández, Arturo (8 July 2012). "Se movilizan miles contra las irregularidades en la elección" [Thousands mobilize against election irregularities]. La Jornada (in Spanish). Retrieved 2013-09-04.
- Instructions Not Included (2013) at the Internet Movie Database