Benjamín Vicuña

Benjamín Vicuña Luco[a] (born November 29, 1978) is a Chilean actor and entrepreneur.

Benjamín Vicuña
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Benjamín Vicuña in 2006.
Born
Benjamín Vicuña Luco

(1978-11-29) November 29, 1978 (age 43)
Alma materUniversity of Chile
OccupationActor and Entrepreneur
Years active1998–present
Partner(s)Carolina Ardohain
(2005–2015)
China Suárez
(2015–2021)
Children6 (one deceased)

BiographyEdit

Vicuña was born November 29, 1978 to father Juan Pablo Vicuña Parot and mother Isabel Luco Morandé.[1][2] He is a descendant of Benjamín Vicuña Mackenna,[3] a Chilean historian and politician of Basque[4] and Irish descent. He studied theatre at the University of Chile.

Vicuña founded the Centro Mori and has been appointed as a "goodwill ambassador" of UNICEF Chile in 2008.

Vicuña was in a relationship with Argentine model Carolina Ardohain from 2005 to 2015, and the couple has four children together; one daughter, Blanca (2006-2012) and three sons, Bautista (born in 2008), Beltrán (born in 2012) and Benicio (born in 2014).[5][6] He has been in a relationship with Argentine actress China Suárez since 2015, and the couple has two children together: daughter Magnolia (born in 2018) and son Amancio (born in 2020).[7][8]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Character Director
2001 Lucha social digital Efraín Boris Quercia
2002 Paraíso B Jimmy Nicolás Acuña
2003 XS: La peor talla Víctor Camus Jorge López Sotomayor
2004 Promedio rojo Fele Nicolás López
Mujeres Infieles 'OJala M1s b0l4s Rodrigo Ortúzar
El roto: Perjudícame Cariño Sebastián Alberto Daiber
Las hormigas asesinas Paul Kazán Alberto Fuguet
No Me Toques Mauro Bravo
2005 Juego de Verano Leandro Fernanda Aljaro y Matías Bize
Se Arrienda Paul Kazán Alberto Fuguet
2006 Fuga Eliseo Montalbán Pablo Larraín
2008 Chef's Special Horacio Nacho G. Velilla
Muñeca Pedro Sebastián Arrau
2009 Grade 3 Gaston Roberto Artiagoitía
Super Ortega Felipe del Río
Dawson Isla 10 Sergio Bitar Miguel Littin
2010 Drama Max Matías Lira
2015 El bosque de Karadima Thomas Leyton Matías Lira
The Memory of Water Javier Matías Bize
Baires Mateo Marcelo Páez Cubells
2016 El hilo rojo Manuel Daniela Goggi
That's Not Cheating Joaquín Campos Ariel Winograd
2017 Los padecientes Pablo Rouviot
2019 The Moneychanger Javier Bonpland
2020 Pacto de Fuga León Vargas David Albala
2021 Lie to Me Julian Sebastian Schindel
Matria Sandra Arriagada

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Channel Character
2000 Vivir al Día Red Televisión
2001 Piel Canela Canal 13 Gabriel Vallejos
2002-2003 Purasangre TVN Rafael Callasis
2003 Pecadores TVN Herodes Barriga, El Piruja
La vida es una lotería
(episode: Pobre Millonario)
TVN Javier Soto
2004 Destinos Cruzados TVN Franco Schiafino
2005-2010 Los Simuladores Canal 13 Gabriel Medina
2006-2008 Huaiquimán y Tolosa Canal 13 Richard Tolosa
2007 Héroes Canal 13 Manuel Rodríguez
2008-2009 Don Juan y su bella dama Telefe Franco Ramirez Puente
2010 Los Hombres de Paco (Spain) Antena 3 Deker
2011-2012 Herederos de una venganza Argentina Benicio Echagüe, El Maldito
2011-2013 Prófugos (LatinAmerica) HBO Alvaro Parraguez / Tegui
2011-2014 Los archivos del cardenal TVN Ramón Sarmiento
2012 La Dueña Telefe Félix Fernández
2013-2014 Farsantes El Trece Pedro Beggio
2015 Entre caníbales Telefe Agustín Larralde
2015-2018 Sitiados Fox, TVN Agustín González
2016 2091 Fox Lodi
Por Fin Solos TVN Gonzalo Munoz
2017 Un Diablo Con Ángel TVN Gaspar Muñoz
2018 100 Days to Fall in Love Telefe Emiliano Iturria
2018-2019 Locked Up Fox Antonio Hierro
2019 Argentina, tierra de amor y venganza El Trece Torcuato Ferreyra
2019-2020 Berko: el arte de callar FOX/TVN Boris Berkowitz
2020 Inés del alma mía RTVE, Boomerang TV, Chilevisión Rodrigo de Quiroga
2021 Demente Mega Joaquín Acevedo
The First of Us Telefe Santiago
Terapia alternativa Star+

AwardsEdit

NominationsEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Vicuña and the second or maternal family name is Luco.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Benjamín Vicuña se autoproclamó "libre" en el día de su cumpleaños".
  2. ^ "El saludo de cumpleaños de la China Suárez a Benjamín Vicuña tras la separación: "Padre cariñoso y presente"". 29 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Benjamín Vicuña". Benjaminvicuna.wordpress.com. Retrieved 2012-12-31.
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-02. Retrieved 2010-05-24.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". www.ciudad.com.ar. Archived from the original on 30 November 2019. Retrieved 26 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Archived copy". www.ciudad.com.ar. Archived from the original on 28 November 2019. Retrieved 26 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy". moskitamuerta.com. Archived from the original on 28 November 2019. Retrieved 26 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ https://www.instagram.com/p/CAD2yQEnWwM/
  9. ^ "Todos los nominados a los Martín Fierro 2014" [All the nominations for the 2014 Martín Fierro] (in Spanish). La Nación. April 15, 2014. Retrieved April 14, 2014.

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