Juan Alfonso Baptista

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Juan Alfonso Baptista
Born Juan Alfonso Baptista Díaz
(1976-09-09) September 9, 1976 (age 40)
Caracas, Venezuela
Other names Juan Alfonso Baptista 'Gato', Alfonso Baptista, Juan A. Baptista, El Gato
Occupation Actor, model
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)

Juan Alfonso Baptista Díaz (born 9 September 1976) is a Venezuelan actor and model best known for his roles in Pasión de Gavilanes and La Mujer En El Espejo.

Biography[edit]

Juan Alfonso Baptista attended elementary school at Colegio Santo Tomás de Villanueva and his high school at Instituto Escuela Chaves. His interest in acting came after soccer. He was a member of the Venezuelan National Selection of Soccer when he was 13 years of age (minor leagues). In his acting career, he is best known for starring in telenovelas, including the worldwide success, Pasión de gavilanes. Baptista holds a bachelor's degree in odontology from Universidad Santa María and a degree in advertising from Instituto Nuevas Profesiones.Baptista has worked as a photographer in New York for the Diane Von Fürstenberg fashion company. In 2007, he moved to L.A. and signed a contract with St. Steven.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Sexo, mentiras y muertos Gerardo Film debut
2011 La cara oculta[1] Police agent
2011 The Snitch Cartel Gustavo
2015 El juego del amor Daniel Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1997 A todo corazón Elías "El Gato" Mujica Television debut
1999 Enamorada Ricky Contreras
2000 Hechizo de amor Rene Castro
2001 Como en el cine Carlos Cordero "Charlie"
2003 Gata salvaje Bruno Villalta
2003 Pasión de gavilanes Oscar Reyes Co-lead role
2004 La mujer en el espejo Marcos Mutti
2005 Aquí no hay quien viva Himself "Érase una sequía" (Season 4, Episode 4)
2007 La marca del deseo Luis Eduardo Lead Role
2008 Tiempo final Unknown role "Pito final" (Season 2, Episode 2)
2009 Sin tetas no hay paraíso Guillermo Mejía 15 episodes
2011 Sacrificio de mujer Luis Francisco Vilarte Lead role[2]
2011 La Teacher de Inglés Luis Fernando Caicedo
2011 A corazón abierto Hugo
2012 Lynch Eduardo Muñoz
  • "Un fantasma que resucita" (Season 1, Episode 1)
  • "Lanzándose al agua" (Season 1, Episode 2)
  • "No lo tomes personal" (Season 1, Episode 8)
  • "Alguien muere la víspera" (Season 1, Episode 9)
2012 Los Rey Pedro Luis Malvido "Peluso"
2013 La Madame Felipe Baena Series regular
2013 Mentiras perfectas Felipe
2014 El Capo Pitre Series regular[3]
2015 Celia Ramón Cabrera

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Una película que da nuevo rostro al cine colombiano". La Higuera (in Spanish). Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  2. ^ Terra Network. "'El Gato' Juan Alfonso Baptista regresa a las novelas en 'Sacrificio de Mujer'". Entretenimiento Terra (in Spanish). Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  3. ^ Terra Network. "Actores extranjeros que ingresan al elenco de 'El Capo 3'". Entretenimiento Terra (in Spanish). Retrieved July 15, 2014. 

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