Luisana Lopilato

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Luisana Lopilato
Luisana Lopilato 2014.jpg
Luisana Lopilato at the press conference for the film Las Insoladas in 2014
Born
Luisana Loreley Lopilato de la Torre

(1987-05-18) May 18, 1987 (age 33)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
NationalityArgentine
Occupation
  • Actress
  • singer
  • model
Years active1995–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2011)
Children3
Parent(s)Eduardo Lopilato and Beatriz de la Torre
RelativesDarío Lopilato (brother)
Websiteluisanalopilato.com

Luisana Loreley Lopilato de la Torre (born 18 May 1987) is an Argentine actress, singer, and model. She was part of the pop-rock band Erreway from 2002 to 2004.

Television career[edit]

Chiquititas (1999–2001)[edit]

Lopilato made her debut in the television series Mi familia es un dibujo in 1995, and continued working as a child model. In 1999, she was chosen to play Luisana Maza in Chiquititas, a popular television series created by Cris Morena.[citation needed]

Lopilato signed a contract with the Cris Morena Group, and released four Chiquititas soundtrack albumsChiqutitias Vol. 5 (1999), Chiqutitias Vol. 6 (2000), Chiquititas Vol. 7 (2001) and Chiquititas: Rincón de Luz (2001). She reprised her role of Luisana Maza in Chiquititas, la historia, a mini–series broadcast in 2001, and Chiquititas: Rincón de Luz, a 2001 Chiquititas spin–off film. In 2000, she appeared in the film Un Amor en Moises Ville.[citation needed]

Rebelde Way and Erreway (2002–2006)[edit]

In 2002, Lopilato was given the role of Mía Colucci in the 2002—03 television series Rebelde Way, created by Cris Morena. She starred with Benjamín Rojas, Felipe Colombo and Camila Bordonaba, with whom she formed a pop rock band, Erreway. Erreway released three studio albums — Señales (2002), Tiempo (2003) and Memoria (2004) — which sold over 5 million copies. Señales and Tiempo earned Platinum certification in Argentina (Señales earned double Platinum)[1] while Memoria earned Gold. Their 2004 film, Erreway: 4 Caminos, was a box–office success.[citation needed]

In 2007, Lopilato left Erreway and Rojas, Colombo and Bordonaba toured Spain as a trio.[2]

It was confirmed that Lopilato would record a solo album and that she had signed with Universal Music Group.[3][4]

Married with children (2006–2009)[edit]

After Rebelde Way, she received several acting offers and signed with Pol-Ka Productions, with which she made two telenovelas, Los Secretos de Papá and Los Pensionados.[5] In 2005, Lopilato appeared in Casados con Hijos, an Argentine version of Married... with Children.[citation needed]

She portrayed Paola Argento, a character originally portrayed by Christina Applegate. She was nominated for a Martín Fierro Award for Best Supporting Actress. She once again worked with Cris Morena on Alma Pirata.[citation needed]

In 2007, Lopilato was host of Los Premios MTV Latinoamérica, Latin MTV Awards, with the former Miss Colombia Valerie Domínguez. She was nominated for an ACE Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role onstage in Arlequín, and appeared in the Martín Fierro Award-nominated television comedy El Capo. Gente magazine named Lopilato "The Face of the Year".[6] She starred with Rodrigo González and Sabrina Garciarena in the 2008 telenovela Encandilados, made especially for cell-phones,[7] and also starred in the theatre play La Cenicienta with Rodrigo Guirao Díaz.[8]

From 2008–09, she starred in the series Atracción x4.[9] In 2009, Lopilato starred opposite Nicolás Cabré and Gimena Accardi in the film Papá por un Día.[10] Her animated film, Plumíferos, which was completed in 2008, was released in February 2010.[11]

In June 2009, FHM magazine in Spain, ranked her 86 in its annual Las 100 mujeres más sexys del mundo.[12]

International exposure (2010–2011)[edit]

In 2010, Lopilato completed the Channel 13 TV series Alguien que me quiera, in which she played Bianca Rivera, a sweet and sensitive young woman who struggled and suffered much for love. In November 2010, FHM in Spain ranked her 17th on its annual list Las 100 mujeres más sexys del mundo.[13]

In late 2010, Lopilato announced that she was planning to marry the Canadian singer Michael Bublé in April 2011. Having completed the recordings of Alguien Que Me Quiera, Lopilato accompanied Bublé on his Crazy in Love tour.[citation needed]

In 2011, Lopilato made her first film outside Argentina, the Spanish thriller Predeterminados (directed by Jordi Arencón), as "Vera". In June 2011, FHM in Spain ranked her 11th on the "Las 100 mujeres más sexys del mundo list.[14]

Lobo, Una buona stagione, En Terapia and return to film (2012–2014)[edit]

Lopilato joined the cast of the El Trece series Lobo as a villainess, opposite Ana Linares's character (Vanesa González). In 2012, she portrayed Silvia, one of the lead roles in the Italian miniseries Una buona stagione (A good season) transmitted by RAI, which premiered during 2014. In 2013, she played a young cancer victim in the second season of the Argentine remake of In Treatment, En terapia, starring Diego Peretti and broadcast by TV Publica. She was nominated for a Martin Fierro Award as Best Supporting Actress in a drama.[citation needed]

In 2014, Lopilato starred in the comedy film Las Insoladas, directed by Gustavo Taretto (known for his previous film Medianeras). After the premiere in September, she announced her next film project, Los que aman, odian, based on the book by Adolfo Bioy Casares and Silvina Ocampo.[15]

Variaciones Walsh, Fair Market Value (2015)[edit]

In 2015, Lopilato returned to Argentinian TV in an episode of the mini-series Variaciones Walsh[16] broadcast on public TV. She went to Hollywood acting in her first North American film entitled Fair Market Value; the cast included Tina Benko and Wendy Makkena. In the same year, she was invited to join Tu Cara Me Suena, a talent show, as part of the jury.[citation needed]

Singing career[edit]

Chiquititas–Erreway[edit]

Lopilato began her career as a singer in the TV series that launched her to fame, Chiquititas. In 2000, she participated in the album with other actors from the series. The final part of the series was premiered in 2001. After Chiquitita, the creator of the series, Cris Morena, rehired Lopilato for a new series called Rebelde Way, from which emerged Erreway, a pop group consisting of the four main actors of the series. Benjamín Rojas, Lopilato, Felipe Colombo and Camila Bordonaba were the actors chosen for the series and the group. They released three studio albums: Señales (2002), Tiempo (2003) and Memoria (2004).

Two years later, as the group dissolved, the series was sold to Spain and the success of its music lead to a fourth and fifth album, this time a compilation entitled, El Disco de Rebelde Way (2006) and Erreway en Concierto (2006), and a show in Israel in 2004.

Atracción x4[edit]

In 2008 and 2009, Lopilato was in the series Atracción x4, with her brother Darío Lopilato. The series generated another band which released two albums that received gold certification in Argentina.

Modeling career[edit]

Lopilato was the face of the underwear brand Promesse from 2006–10. In 2014, she finished her work as the face of Ultimo. She appeared in several commercials in Argentina and Israel. She started modeling as a child model at the age of 7 and even before, she had done some TV commercials. She has worked for[clarification needed] such brands as 47 Street , Nazaria Zapatos, Muy Keff, John Foos, Susana, Axe, Motor Oil, BlackBerry, Kukuloco, Rebelde Way underwear , Sugus Combinados, Pent Ten, Marcela Koury, Ona Saez Jeans, Riley S. A., Promesse, Bubbaloo, Coca-Cola, McDonald's, Gottex, L'Oréal and Gillette.

Personal life[edit]

Lopilato is of Spanish and Italian heritage (her great-grandfather was an immigrant from Muro Lucano, province of Potenza),[17] Lopilato grew up in an evangelical Christian family and has declared herself to be an assiduous practitioner of this faith.[18]

From 2002 to 2004, Lopilato was in a relationship with her co-star and bandmate Felipe Colombo. From 2004 to 2006, she dated co-star Mariano Martínez. Lopilato was in a relationship with tennis player Juan Mónaco from 2006 to 2009.

Lopilato became engaged[19] to the Canadian singer Michael Bublé in 2009, having appeared in his music video for "Haven't Met You Yet"[20] which was written for her.[21] She married Bublé on March 31, 2011, in her native Argentina, with a full ceremony in April.[22] They have three children: Noah (born August 27, 2013),[23] Elías (born January 21, 2016),[24] and Vida Amber Betty (born July 25, 2018).[25] Their oldest son, Noah, was diagnosed with liver cancer hepatoblastoma in 2016, but has since recovered.[26]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Character Channel
1997 Chiquititas Girl (guest) Telefe
1998 Mi familia es un dibujo Lorena Telefe
1999–2001 Chiquititas Luisana Maza Telefe
2002–2003 Rebelde Way Mía Colucci Canal 9/América TV
2003 Rincón de Luz Herself with the Erreway group Canal 9
2004 Los Pensionados Kathy Canal 13
2004–2005 Los secretos de papá Camila Jilguero Canal 13
2005 Numeral 15 Lola Gómez Telefe
2005–2006 Casados con Hijos Paola Argento Telefe
2006 Alma Pirata Allegra Riganti Telefe
2007 El Capo Ornella Mastrogiuseppe Telefe
2008–2009 Atracción x4 Nina Lacalle Canal 13
2010 Alguien que me quiera Bianca Rivera Canal 13
2011 Maltratadas Susana "Susi" Álvarez de Matheu América TV
2012 Lobo Victoria Robledo Canal 13
2013 En terapia Valentina Rubio Guevara TV Pública
2014 Una buena temporada Silvia Ferrari Vda. de Masci Rai 1
2015 Variaciones Walsh Alicia Reynal TV Pública
2016 Nafta Súper Dr. Reyes/Harley Quinn Space/I.Sat

Television Programs[edit]

Year Program Channel Notes
1999–2000 Sábado Bus Telefe Guest
1999–2001 Susana Gimenéz Telefe Guest
1999–2001 Videomatch Telefe Guest
2000–2001 Almorzando con Mirtha Legrand Canal 13 Guest
2001 Maru a la tarde Telefe Guest
2002 Implacables Canal 9 Guest
2002 Videomatch Telefe Guest
2003 Media Mañana Canal 9 Guest
2003 Almorzando con Mirtha Legrand Canal 13 Guest
2003 Intrusos América TV Guest
2004 Videomatch Telefe Guest
2007 Susana Gimenéz Telefe Guest
2007 Los Premios MTV Latinoamérica MTV Latinoamérica Host
2007 Zapping Telefe Guest
2009 Caiga quien caiga Telefe Guest
2011 Caiga quien caiga América TV Guest
2011 Susana Gimenéz Telefe Guest
2012 AM, antes del mediodía Telefe Guest
2012 Antes que sea Tarde América TV Guest
2012 Today NBC Guest
2013 Susana Gimenéz Telefe Guest
2014 Pura Química ESPN+ Guest
2014 Gracias por venir, gracias por estar Telefe Guest
2014 Almorzando con Mirtha Legrand Canal 13 Guest
2014 El mundo nos mira Canal de la Ciudad Guest
2014 Today NBC Guest
2015 Tu cara me suena (Season 3) Telefe Guest Judge
2017 Susana Gimenéz Telefe Guest
2017 Pampita Online KZO [es] Guest
2019 Susana Gimenéz Telefe Guest
2020 Intrusos América TV Guest
2020 Santo sábado América TV Guest
2020 Flor de equipo Telefe Guest

Theater[edit]

Year Title Character Director Theater
1999–2001 Chiquititas Luisana Maza Cris Morena Teatro Gran Rex
2002 Rebelde Way Mía Colucci Cris Morena Teatro Gran Rex
2002–2004 Erreway Herself Cris Morena
2007 Arlequín, servidor de dos patrones Clarisa Alicia Zanca Teatro de la Ribera
2008 Princesa Cenicienta, el musical Cinderella Alicia Zanca Teatro Astral

Movies[edit]

Year Movie Character Director
2001 Un Amor en Moises Ville Hanna Daniel Barone and Antonio Ottone
2001 Chiquititas: Rincón de luz Luisana Maza José Luis Massa
2004 Erreway: 4 caminos Mía Colucci Ezequiel Crupnicoff
2009 Dad for a Day Julieta Miriotti Raúl Rodríguez Peila
2010 Plumíferos Feifi Daniel De Felippo and Gustavo A. Giannini
2014 Las Insoladas Lala Gustavo Taretto
2016 Fair Market Value Kendall Ken Kushner
2017 Los que aman, odian Mary Fraga Alejandro Maci
2018 Perdida Manuela Pelari Alejandro Montiel
2020 Intuition Manuela Pelari Alejandro Montiel

Videoclips[edit]

Year Song Artist
2009 Haven't Met You Yet Michael Bublé
2013 Close Your Eyes Michael Bublé

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2006 Martín Fierro Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Casados con Hijos Nominated
2007 ACE Awards Best Supporting Actress Arlequín, servidor de dos patrones Nominated
2009 Cilsa Awards Protection of Animals Herself Winner
2011 Kids Choice Awards Argentina Celebrity on Twitter Herself Nominated
2011 E! Awards Celebrity of the Year Herself Nominated
2013 Tato Awards Best Leading Actress in a Drama En terapia Nominated
2014 Nuevas miradas en la TV Best Actress En terapia Nominated
2014 Martín Fierro Awards Best Supporting Actress En terapia Nominated
2014 MTV Millennial Awards Argentine Sniper of the Year Herself Nominated
2015 Silver Condor Awards Best New Actress Las insoladas Nominated

Discography[edit]

Soundtrack albums[edit]

Erreway[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Discos de Oro y Platino: Erreway, Señales"[permanent dead link], CAPIF, 29 July 2002.
  2. ^ "Erreway in Spain: Tour 2007" Archived 21 February 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Luisana: Recording Album!, luisana.net; accessed 15 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Luisana Lopilato in a recording studio", luisana.net; accessed 15 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Luisana Lopilato: A esta chica, Suar le echó el ojo", Gente November 24, 2003 Archived July 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "Gente chose Lopilato the Celebrity of the Year", luisana.net; accessed 15 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Luisana Lopilato has taken over the celphones soap opera world", luisana.net; accessed 15 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Luisana Lopilato attends La Cenicienta premiere with Rodrigo Guirao Díaz", luisana.net; accessed 15 January 2018.
  9. ^ "The new fiction of Tinelli", luisana.net; accessed 15 January 2018.
  10. ^ Papá por un Día — Filmando Archived 25 January 2004 at the Wayback Machine, luisana.net; accessed 15 January 2018.
  11. ^ "Plumíferos: the first Argentine movie in 3D" Archived 21 February 2009 at the Wayback Machine, luisana.net; accessed 15 January 2018.
  12. ^ "Las 100 mujeres más sexys del mundo". fhm.es.
  13. ^ "Las 100 mujeres más sexys del mundo 2010". fhm.es.
  14. ^ "Las 100 mujeres más sexys del mundo 2011". fhm.es.
  15. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-11-19. Retrieved 2014-11-19.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  16. ^ http://www.tvpublica.com.ar/variaciones-walsh/
  17. ^ "Mariani: la moglie di Bublè è originaria di Muro Lucano". comune.murolucano.pz.gov.it (in Italian).
  18. ^ "La farándula religiosa: son muchos los famosos que profesan la religión evangélica". Retrieved December 1, 2020.
  19. ^ "Michael Bublé Is Engaged". PEOPLE.com.
  20. ^ "Michael Bublé engaged to Argentine model", CTV News, January 10, 2010
    - "¡Flor de confirmación!", Gente, 23 June 2009
  21. ^ Horton, Shelly (November 2, 2009). "Call him irresistible". The Age. Melbourne. Retrieved April 10, 2015.
  22. ^ "Michael Buble Married in Argentina". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  23. ^ "Michael Buble, wife welcome baby son Noah". CTVNews. 28 August 2013.
  24. ^ "Michael Bublé Welcomes Son Elias". PEOPLE.com. 22 January 2016. Archived from the original on 13 November 2016.
  25. ^ "Michael Bublé and Wife Luisana Lopilato Welcome Their Baby Girl". Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  26. ^ "Michael Buble reveals 3-year-old son's cancer diagnosis". Fox News. 4 November 2016. Retrieved 4 November 2016.

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