Marcelo Buquet

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Héctor Marcelo Buquet Corleto (born October 4, 1963 in Montevideo, Uruguay) is a Uruguayan actor and former model.


At the age of 18 Buquet joined a theater company in his native Uruguay called El Galpón del Uruguay where he participated in 25 stage productions as an actor, producer, songwriter and singer. At the age of 26 he moved to Mexico and participated in the telenovela Simplemente María with Victoria Ruffo and in Manolo Fábregas' production of Bear Jest for which he was nominated as the Best Comedy Actor of the Year by the Association of Theater Journalists of Mexico. In 1992 he obtained a role in his second telenovela: El abuelo y yo with Gael García Bernal. The following year he obtained a role in Uruguay's full feature film El dirigible. In 1994 he produced and starred in Triángulo directed by Miguel Córcega in Mexico City and Montevideo, Uruguay and in Che... Che... Chejov which received the Best Self-Taught Production of the Year. In 1998 he played a villain in La usurpadora and its special short sequel Más allá de la usurpadora. His most recent work has been in his fourth Colombian telenovela: Doña Bella in 2010.



Year Title Character Note
2015 Lo imperdonable Aquiles Botel Supporting Role
2012-13 Qué Bonito Amor Rubén del Olmo Main Antagonist
2011-12 Corazón apasionado Bruno Montesinos Main Antagonist
2010 Doña Bella Román Montero Co-protagonist
2007 La Marca del Deseo Reynaldo de Santibáñez Protagonist
2005 La Tormenta Simón Guerrero Main Antagonist
2005 La madrastra Gerardo Salgado Supporting Role
2004 La mujer en el espejo Juan Tobías Fonseca Supporting Role
2003 Ladrón de corazones Patricio Benítez Supporting Role
1999 El diario de Daniela Enrique Monroy #1 Protagonist
1999 Más allá de la puente Rodrigo Bracho Co-protagonist
1998 La usurpadora Rodrigo Bracho Co-protagonist
1997 María Isabel, Si tu supieras Cristóbal Supporting Role
1995 El premio mayor Don Lorenzo Supporting Role
1994 Marimar Rodolfo San Genis Antagonist
1992 El abuelo y yo Gerardo Co-protagonist
1989 Simplemente María Fernando Torres Supporting Role


Buquet was married to Lorena Sotelo, who died in 2013 at age 39 from liver cancer. The couple had a son, Marcel, born in 2009.[1]

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