Kate del Castillo

Kate del Castillo

Infobox actor

name = Kate Del Castillo
birthdate = birth date and age|1972|10|23
location = Mexico City, Mexico
birthname = Kate Del Castillo Trillo
occupation = Actress
height =
notable role =
spouse = Luis García (2001-2004)
homepage =

Kate del Castillo (born October 23, 1972 in Mexico City) is a well known Mexican actress.


Kate Del Castillo is the daughter of Eric del Castillo, a legend of the Mexican cinema's golden era and a former soap opera actor himself. A participant in ten telenovelas, del Castillo made her acting debut in 1980 when she took part in a film called "El Ultimo Escape" ("The Last Escape"). She became well known in 1991 when she starred as Leticia in "Muchachitas", a soap opera that was very popular all over Latin America. "Muchachitas" reached the top audience spots in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Peru, and among Hispanic audiences in the United States. In November 2007, was named one of the Estrellas del Año (Stars of the Year) by People en Español magazine.

In February 3, 2001, Kate got married to Mexican footballer, Luis García. They divorced in 2004. She later dated actors, Demian Bichir and Aarón Díaz.

On September 3 2008 it was announced that she was engaged to Aaron Diaz. They are currently living in Los Angeles, California.

On September 19, 2008 Kate del Castillo herself cleared things up about Aaron Diaz. She stated to El Gordo y La Flaca that she is in fact dating Diaz, but she is in no way engaged or living with him. When asked if her father (Eric del Castillo) was mad about her relationship with a younger man, she cut off the interview. Castillo made it very clear that she is very happy with her life and has no intentions of marrying or having children in the near future.


*"Under the Same Moon" (2008)
*"Por Vida (film)" (2008)
*"The Black Pimpernel" (2007)
*"Trade (film)" (2007)
*"Bordertown" (2007)
*"Lime Salted Love" (2006) (post-production)
*"Bad Guys" (2006) (completed) .... Zena
*"American Visa" (2005) .... Blanca
*"Avisos de Ocasión" (2004) .... Amanda
*"Bajo la Misma Piel" (2003) TV Series .... Miranda Murillo Ortiz
*"El Derecho de Nacer" (2001) TV Series .... María Elena del Junco
*"Ramona" (2000) TV Series .... Ramona Moreno
*"Sendero Mortal II" (1999)
*"La Mentira" (1998) TV Series .... Verónica Fernández Negrete-Montesinos de Azúnsolo
*"Reclusorio" (1997) .... Estrella Uribe (Segment "Sangre entre Mujeres")
*"Educación Sexual en Breves Lecciones" (1997) .... Ana
*"Alguna vez Tendremos Alas" (1997) TV Series .... Ana Hernández
*"Azul" (1996) TV Series .... Alejandra
*"Imperio de Cristal" (1995) TV Series .... Narda Lombardo
*"Amor que Mata" (1994)
*"Sendero Equivocado" (1993)
*"Mágica Juventud" (1992) TV Series .... Fernanda
*"Ambición Sangrienta" (1991)
*"Muchachitas" (1991) TV Series .... Leticia
*"Las Sobrinas del Diablo" (1983)
*"El Último Escape" (1980) .... Barbara

Notable TV Guest Appearances

*"Otro Rollo" con: Adal Ramones playing "Herself" (archive footage) 10 May 2005
*"Premios Juventud" 2004: Acceso Total (2004) (TV) .... Herself
*"Noche de Estrellas": Premios Juventud 2004 (2004) (TV) .... Herself
*"Premios Juventud"(2004) (TV) .... Herself
*"El Show de Cristina" playing "Herself" in episode: "Kate del Castillo" 6 December 2004
*"El Show de Cristina" playing "Herself" in episode: "Erick del Castillo: esta es tu vida" 14 June 2004
*Kate Del Castillo en "La Riviera Maya" (2004) (TV) .... Kate
*"Otro Rollo" con: Adal Ramones playing "Herself" 21 March 2000
*"Mujer, casos de la vida real" in episode: "Aunque parezca mentira" (episode # 11.12) 1995 Premios juventud 2005 (2005) (TV) .... Hostess


In 2000, she campaigned for President-to-be Vicente Fox.

On February 3, 2001, she married well known soccer player Luis García. The marriage did not last long and was dissolved on September 1, 2004.

In 2002 and 2003, she began an international tour alongside Argentinian actor Saul Lisazo, another well known figure in Mexico, with their play "Cartas de Amor" ("Love Letters").

On August 22, 2005, it was reported by the LAPD that del Castillo's new house, in Los Angeles, had been escalated and broken into by thieves, who took some jewelry from the actress. Del Castillo was in Los Angeles filming "Bordertown", a film about the deaths in Ciudad Juarez, alongside Jennifer Lopez, when the robbery occurred.

Quick facts

*Name: Kate del Castillo Trillo
*Father: Eric del Castillo
*Mother: Kate Trillo del Castillo
*Siblings: sister Verónica and a half-brother from her father's side
*Marital status: divorced from Luis García, ex-soccer player
*Kate's new official fiancé is Aaron Diaz
*Height: 1.62m
*Occupation: actress
*Resides: Los Angeles, California

External links

*imdb name|id=0215487|name=Kate del Castillo

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