Tina Romero

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Romero and the second or maternal family name is Alcazár.
Tina Romero
Born Tina Romero Alcazár
(1949-08-14) August 14, 1949 (age 67)
New York City, New York, United States
Nationality  American
Occupation Actress
Years active 1976-present
Spouse(s) Gabriel Retes (divorce)
Children 2

Tina Romero (born Tina Romero Alcazár on August 14, 1949 in New York City, New York, United States) is an American-born Mexican actress.

Early life[edit]

Romero was born on August 14, 1949, in New York City. She is a daughter of Mexican parents and her family relocated to Mexico in 1958 where she developed her skills in acting school. In 1976, at the age of 27, she made her debut as a protagonist in the movie Lo Mejor de Teresa. The same year she participated in the films Chin Chin el Teporocho and Las Poquianchis, directed by Felipe Cazals.


In 1977, she starred in her first Mexican telenovela Santa, and starred in the film Alucarda, directed by Juan Lopez Moctezuma with Claudio Brook, David Silva, considered a classic horror film. In 1979 she filmed Cuatro mujeres y un Hombre, Bandera Rota and My Horse Cantador, and also appeared in the telenovela Angel Guerra alongside Andrea Palma and Diana Bracho.

Romero married in the 1980s to the Mexican film director Gabriel Retes, with whom she had two children.

In the 1980s she filmed Estampas de Sor Juana and in 1982 makes her Hollywood debut in the film Missing starring Sissy Spacek. In 1983 Romero returned to Mexico and made film and television appearances as The Castaways of Liguria directed by her then husband Retes. In 1986 she starred in the film Miracles, and in 1988 returned to Hollywood to take part in Clif Ossmond's movie The Penitent. In México, she starred the telenovelas La Casa al Final de la Calle and Simplemente María.

In the 1990s and 2000s she participated in such notable telenovelas as; Cadenas de Amargura (1991), Muchachitas (1991), Alondra (1995), Rosalinda (1999, with Thalía), Abrázame muy fuerte (2000), and most recently Pasion (2007), Mi Pecado (2009) and Una Maid en Manhattan (2011), among others.




  • Sea Of Dreams (2006) - Raquel
  • Las Lloronas (2004) - Esther
  • Un Dulce Olor a Muerte (1999) - La Chata
  • Crisis (1998) - Sandra
  • Magnicidio (1995)
  • Una Luz en la Escalera (1994) - Teresa Guzman
  • La Señorita (1994)
  • Kino (1993) - Cortesana
  • Silencio de Muerte (1991)
  • Violencia a sangre fría (1989)
  • The Penitent (1988) - Sandra
  • Miracles (1986) - Juanita
  • Los Piratas (1986) Constanza
  • De Puro Relajo (1986)
  • Los Naufragos de Liguria (1985) - Constanza
  • Mujeres Salvajes (1984)
  • Noche de Carnaval (1984) - Irma
  • Las Apariencias Engañan (1983)
  • Missing (1982) - María
  • Las Grandes Aguas (1980)
  • Estampas de Sor Juana (1980)
  • Bandera Rota (1979) - Ana
  • Mi Caballo Cantador (1979)
  • 4 Hembras y un Macho Menos (1979)
  • Alucarda (1978) - Alucarda
  • Flor de Papel (1977)
  • Las Poquianchis (1976) - María Rosa
  • Chin Chin el Teporocho (1976)
  • Lo Mejor de Teresa (1976) - Teresa
  • The Divine Caste (1973) - Elide

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