Livia Brito

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Livia Brito
Libia Brito.jpg
Born Livia Brito Pestana
(1986-07-21) 21 July 1986 (age 32)
Ciego de Avila, Cuba
Nationality Cuban
Mexican
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2010–present
Parent(s) Rolando Brito Rodríguez
Gertrudis Pestana

Livia Brito Pestana (born 21 July 1986) is a Cuban-Mexican actress and model who gained popularity after making her acting debut in Televisa's telenovela Triunfo del amor.

Biography[edit]

Brito was born on 21 July 1986 in Ciego de Avila, Cuba. The daughter of actor Rolando Brito Rodríguez and Gertrudis Pestana, her family immigrated to Mexico in the year 2000. Brito was between 13 and 14 years of age at the time. A year after settling in Mexico City, her father opened a restaurant called La Cubana, which offered traditional Cuban dishes. Brito worked as a waitress at the family restaurant, and later as a model, to help pay for her studies in Business Administration.[1] She represented Mexico in the 2009 edition of the Reina Mundial del Banano, finishing as first runner-up and awarded Miss Photogenic.[2] She later enrolled in Televisa's Centro de Educación Artística (CEA). Her talents attributed to heredity, coming from an artistic family. Her father was a leading actor in Cuba, while her mother was a major ballet dancer.

Career[edit]

In 2010, she made her debut as Fernanda Sandoval Gutierrez in Triunfo del amor, produced by Salvador Mejía.[3] In 2012, she starred (in a supporting role) as Paloma Gonzalez in Abismo de pasión, produced by Angeli Nesma Medina.[4] She starred in Lucero Suárez's telenovela: De Que Te Quiero, Te Quiero, marking the first time she stars as the protagonist.[5] She then starred as the protagonist once more in Pedro Damian's new telenovela Muchacha italiana viene a casarse alongside Jose Ron. She starred as Maribel Guardia in the Mexican series Por Siempre Joan Sebastian. She is now starring in La Piloto.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Roles Notes
2013 No sé si cortarme las venas o dejármelas largas Chantal
2014 Volando bajo Ana Bertha Miranda
2014 La dictadura perfecta Jazmín
TBA Juan Apóstol, el más amado Mary, mother of Jesus Post-production[7]

Television[edit]

Year Title Roles Notes
2010–2011 Triunfo del amor Fernanda Sandoval Recurring role; 158 episodes
2012 Abismo de pasión Paloma Recurring role; 135 episodes
2013–2014 De que te quiero, te quiero Natalia Pabuena Main role; 187 episodes
2014–2015 Muchacha italiana viene a casarse Fiorella Bianchi Main role; 177 episodes
2016 Por Siempre Joan Sebastian Maricruz Guardia Main role; 10 episodes
2017–present La Piloto Yolanda Cadena Main role (season 1); 80 episodes
2017 La doble vida de Estela Carrillo Yolanda Cadena Episode: "Final: Part 2"

Awards and nominations[edit]

Premios TVyNovelas[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2012[8] Best Young Lead Actress Triunfo del Amor Won
2013[9] Abismo de Pasión
2016 Best Lead Actress Muchacha italiana viene a casarse Nominated

Premio de la Asociación de Críticos y Periodistas Teatrales (ACPT)[edit]

Year Category Nominated Result
2012 Best Revelation in Theater El cartero Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Livia Brito no olvida su origen - TVNotas ¡Irresistible!". tvnotas.com.mx. Retrieved 15 August 2015.
  2. ^ EL UNIVERSO. "Venezolana ganó reinado del banano". El Universo. Retrieved 15 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Livia Brito debuta como actriz". EL INFORMADOR. Retrieved 15 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Livia Brito participará en la nueva versión Cañaveral de Pasiones". starMedia. Retrieved 15 August 2015.
  5. ^ Televisa Televisión. "us". Televisa Televisión. Retrieved 15 August 2015.
  6. ^ http://peopleenespanol.com/telenovelas/la-piloto-con-livia-brito-se-estrena-en-febrero-por-univision/la-piloto
  7. ^ "Cubana Livia Brito será la Virgen María en filme "Juan Apóstol, el más amado"". cibercuba.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 27 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Lista de ganadores de los Premios TVyNovelas 2012". starMedia. Retrieved 15 August 2015.
  9. ^ "Lista de ganadores de los Premios TVyNovelas 2013 en México". starMedia. Retrieved 15 August 2015.

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