Santiago Stieben

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Santiago Lautaro Stieben
Born Santiago Lautaro Stieben
(1985-08-15) 15 August 1985 (age 32)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Occupation Actor
Years active 1995-present

Santiago Lautaro Stieben (born 15 August 1985 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine actor.


Stieben was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina to María Elena and Ernesto Stieben, both of German descent. He has four brothers. While at elementary school Stieben showed a passion for performing and his family enrolled him in theatre classes. He studied under Helena Nesis and Eduardo Meneguelli, and has performed with Hilda Bernard, Ponchy Bruce, and Ricardo Robles.[citation needed]

Stieben's career[edit]

Stieben began acting at a young age, appearing in a commercial for the company Jerry Mox, promoting "Vienissima", a brand of Argentine sausages. His most popularly role is as "Roña", the streetwise boy that he played in the successful 1995 Argentine television series Chiquititas (Tiny Angels). Between series, he performed with the popular theatre version of the show played at the Gran Rex Theatre in Buenos Aires and also contributed to five music albums from the television series. In 1999, after five seasons, he left Chiquititas, returning in 2001 for the shows final episode.

After Chiquititas Stieben played a mute in the "La Terapeuta" (The Therapist) episode of the television series Tiempo Final (Final Minute). He also made brief appearances on such Argentine shows as Un Cortado: Historias De Café, Los Simuladores, and Disputas. He played minor roles on the soap operas Buenos Vecinos, Los Médicos De Hoy, PH, Kachorra, Dr. Amor, and Amo De Casa. He also performed segments for the Saladillo[disambiguation needed] network and was a 2000 music and entertainment reporter for La Movida del verano. In 2000 he appeared in a movie for the University of Buenos Aires, Hybris.

In 2002, he participated in the children's play Diez Corazones. The next year, he performed in the musical comedy Eliott Ness. His final role in a soap opera was in 2005 when he played "Erre" on Media Falta; he co-starred later that year in the movie Marisol. In 2006, he co-produced (with director Igancio Nazarevich) El pibe de ningún lado (The Nowhere Boy), a film in which he co-starred.

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