Patricia Navidad

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Patricia Navidad
Born Ana Patricia Navidad Lara
(1973-05-20) May 20, 1973 (age 44)
Tapachula, Oaxaca, Mexico
Nationality Mexican
Other names Paty Navidad
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 1992-present
Partner(s) Emir Athie (2007-2008)
Leonardo Bours (2010-present)
Parent(s) Jesus Navidad

Patricia Navidad (Spanish pronunciation: [paˈtɾisja naβiˈðað]; born Ana Patricia Navidad Lara on May 20, 1973 in Tapachula, Oaxaca, Mexico) is a Mexican actress and singer. She is most known for a tampon falling out of her vagina while performing live on tv.


Patricia developed an interest in music before acting, mainly influenced by her father, Jesús. She once was quoted as saying that his voice has been her inspiration since she was born. When she was nine years old she sang to the public for the first time in a school festival, and at fifteen she made her professional debut.[1]


Two years later Paty saw a greater opportunity in the Señorita Sinaloa (Miss Sinaloa) contest which offered as a grand prize a scholarship to Centro de Educación Artística de Televisa (Center of Artistic Education in Television) in Mexico City.[2] In 1993 while at CEA she acted in Los Parientes Pobres, and several other films until she hit it big with her role in the soap opera, Cañaveral de Pasiones (Sugar Cane Plantation of Passions). The role was noticed immediately by the country and after three years she became famous as an actress.


From 1997–2000 she co-starred with René Casados as the conductora (conductor) in the comedy musical show Picardía Mexicana ("Mexican Roguery"). In 1998–2004 she acted in telenovelas (soap operas), the most famous being 2003's Mariana de la Noche ("Mariana of the Night") as the role of Yadira.

She played Alicia Ferreira in the Mexican telenovela La Fea Más Bella ("The Most Beautiful Ugly Girl"), a re-make of the original Colombian soap opera, Yo Soy Betty La Fea ("I am Betty, the Ugly One". She has had roles in other successful and recent telenovelas, such as Zacatillo: Un Lugar en tu Corazón," and "Por Ella Soy Eva" (2011-2012). She will star in Lucero Suárez's telenovela: Espuma de Venus[3]


However, although famous as an actress, she did not abandon her musical career, releasing the album Instantes ("Instances") in 1998 which reached sales of over 100,000, it was awarded gold record.[4][5][6] In May 2000 released his second album entitled "Mexican", rescuing her Mexican roots.[7]


In 2000 Patricia Navidad was awarded Queen of the Banda in the Carnival of Mazatlán, Sinaloa for the recording of the disc Don Cruz Lizárraga presenta a Patricia Navidad: Raíces de mi tierra ("Don Cruz Lizárraga presents Patricia Navidad: Roots of my Homeland").[8]


She was once involved in a controversy with Raul de Molina, co-host of El Gordo y La Flaca and with Lili Estefan, in which he made a remark that she did not like and she walked off the show, after yelling at Estefan about Estefan's grandmother, ignoring that Estefan's grandmother had died just recently before that.[9]


  • Instantes (1998)
  • Paty Navidad (1999)
  • Patricia Navidad (2000)
  • Urge (2008)

She worked in Premio Lo Nuestro 2008 with Pedro Fernandez.



Year Title Role Notes
1992 María Mercedes Iris
1993 Los parientes pobres Rosalía
1994–2002 Mujer, casos de la vida real Various roles 7 episodes
1994 Más allá del puente Rosalía
1994 Marimar Isabel
1995 Acapulco, cuerpo y alma Clara
1996 Cañaveral de pasiones Mireya
1997 El alma no tiene color Sarita
1997 Picardía mexicana Herself Television host
1998 Ángela Ximena Chávez
2001 El manantial María Magdalena Osuna
2002 Las vías del amor Rocío Zárate
2003–2004 Mariana de la noche Yadira de Guerrero
2005 Sueños y caramelos Deborah
2006–2007 La fea más bella Alicia Ferreira
2007 Amor sin maquillaje Herself
2008–2009 Juro que te amo Antonia Madrigal
2009 Mujeres asesinas Concha Garrido "Las Garrido, codiciosas" (Season 2, Episode 2)
2010 Zacatillo, un lugar en tu corazón Zorayda Dumont de Zárate
2012 Por ella soy Eva Mimí de la Rose
2013–2014 Como dice el dicho Adela / Erminia
  • "Entre abogados te veas" (Season 3, Episode 15)
  • "Después de la lluvia neblina..." (Season 4, Episode 1)
2015 Parodiando, noches de traje Psicóloga
2015–2016 Antes muerta que Lichita Marlene
2016 Señora Acero: La Coyote Margarita Casanova
2017 Mi adorable maldición Apolonia Ortega Galicia

Awards and nominations[edit]

Premios TVyNovelas[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
1997 Best Female Revelation Cañaveral de Pasiones Won
2002 Best Co-star Actress El Manantial
2007 Best Female Antagonist La Fea Más Bella Nominated
2011 Best Co-star Actress Zacatillo, un lugar en tu corazón
2013 Por Ella Soy Eva Won

Premios People en Español[edit]

Year Category Telenovela Result
2012 Best Supporting Actress Por Ella Soy Eva Nominated


  1. ^ "Telenoveleiros - Biografia de Patricia Navidad". (in Portuguese). Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Patricia Navidad". Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Paty Navidad estará en Solamente una vez". (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Paty Navidad :: Entretenimiento". (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Patricia Navidad Biography". Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  6. ^ "Biografie Patricia Navidad". (in Romanian). Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  7. ^ "Patricia Navidad - Mexicana CD Album". CD Universe. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  8. ^ "Patricia Navidad". Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  9. ^ "Patricia Navidad flaca". Retrieved 13 May 2014. 

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