África Zavala

África Ivonne Lechuga Zavala (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈafɾika saˈβala]; born 12 August 1985 in Mexico City) is a Mexican actress.[1]

África Zavala
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Born
África Ivonne Lechuga Zavala

(1985-08-12) 12 August 1985 (age 36)
Other namesAfrica Zavala
OccupationActress
Years active2005-present

BiographyEdit

2000sEdit

Graduated from the CEA of Televisa,[2] she began her career at age 21 starring in the telenovela Peregrina next to Eduardo Capetillo.

Later in 2006, she starred in the telenovela Código postal alongside José Ron and Jessica Coch. In 2008 she obtained a starring role in the telenovela Cuidado con el ángel as Elsa Maldonado San Román, cousin of the protagonist of the telenovela, sharing credits with Maite Perroni.

In 2009, she received another starring role and traveled to Argentina to record the telenovela Los Exitosos Pérez alongside Ludwika Paleta and Jaime Camil.

2010sEdit

In 2010 she was selected to be one of the six protagonists in the telenovela Para Volver a amar beside Rebecca Jones, Nailea Norvind, Alejandra Barros, Sophie Alexander and Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez. In 2011 she starred in the telenovela Amorcito Corazón next to Elizabeth Álvarez, Diego Olivera and Daniel Arenas.

In July 2012 the producer José Alberto Castro confirmed that África Zavala would be the star of his telenovela Corona de lágrimas next to Victoria Ruffo.[3]

In 2014 she starred in José Alberto Castro's La malquerida alongside Victoria Ruffo, Ariadne Díaz and Alberto Estrella.[4]

In 2015 she starred in the telenovela Amores con trampa alongside Itatí Cantoral, Eduardo Yáñez and Ernesto Laguardia.[5]

FilmographyEdit

Film
Year Telenovela Role Notes
2013 No sé si cortarme las venas o dejármelas largas Camila Film
Television
Year Telenovela Role Notes
2005-06 Peregrina Peregrina Huerta/Peregrina Alcocer/Marisela Alcocer Morales Main role
2006-07 Mundo de Fieras Aurora Cruz (Young) Guest star
Codigo postal Victoria Villarreal Main role
2008-09 Cuidado con el ángel Elsa Maldonado San Román Supporting role
2009-10 Los Exitosos Perez Liliana "Lily" Cortéz Supporting role
2010-11 Para Volver a Amar Yorley Quiroga Main role
2011-12 Amorcito Corazón Lucía Lobo Carvajal de Pinzón Co-lead role
2012 Abismo de pasión Remedios González Guest role
2012-13 Corona de lágrimas Lucero Vásquez Main cast
2014 La malquerida Ana Alejandra Silva Gonzalez/Turquesa Main cast
La Gata Leticia Martínez Negrete de la Santa Cruz (alternate ending) Guest role
2015 Amores con trampa María Sánchez Zamarripa de Carmona Main role
2017 La doble vida de Estela Carrillo Morgana Santos Main antagonist
2018 La jefa del campeón Renata "Tita" Menchaca Main role
2018 Atrapada Mariana Velasco/Luz Quintero Main role
2021 Vencer el pasado Fabiola Mascaró Zermeño Main antagonist

Awards and nominationsEdit

TVyNovelas AwardsEdit

Year Category Telenovela Result
2013 Best Co-star Actress Corona de lágrimas Nominated[6]
2015 La Malquerida Nominated[7]
2018 Best Antagonist Actress La Doble Vida De Estella Carillo Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Martínez, Karla. "África Zavala llegó a los 35 años y su celebración fue pura miel ¡Es la más consentida!". Vix (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 May 2021.
  2. ^ "Africa Zavala portal CEA" (in Spanish). Retrieved September 7, 2015.
  3. ^ "Africa Zavala hace casting para Corona de lágrimas" (in Spanish). Mas Que Telenovelas. Retrieved September 7, 2015.
  4. ^ "Africa Zavala en telenovela La Malquerida" (in Spanish). Star Media. Retrieved September 7, 2015.
  5. ^ "Africa Zavala es Maria Carmona" (in Spanish). Univision Videos. Retrieved September 7, 2015.
  6. ^ "Univision announces 2013 nominees for Premios TV y Novelas". Univision. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
  7. ^ "Presentación de los nominados" (in Spanish). TVyNovelas. Retrieved September 7, 2015.

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