Dr. Cándido Pérez

Dr. Cándido Pérez is a Mexican television sitcom that aired on Televisa's Canal de las Estrellas from 1987 to 1993, starring Jorge Ortiz de Pinedo as the title character. The show is based on the 1962 film Dr. Cándido Pérez, señoras. It was recorded at Televisa San Ángel with a live studio audience.

Dr. Cándido Pérez
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Created byAbel Santa Cruz
Developed byJorge Ortiz de Pinedo
Directed byCarlos Zúñiga
StarringJorge Ortiz de Pinedo
Nuria Bages
Alejandra Meyer
Lupe Vazquez
María Luisa Alcalá
Theme music composerRodrigo Álvarez
Country of originMexico
Original languageSpanish
No. of seasons7
No. of episodes248
Running time30 minutes
Production companyTelevisa
Original networkCanal de las Estrellas
Original release1987 (1987) –
1993 (1993)


Main charactersEdit

  • Cándido Pérez (Jorge Ortiz de Pinedo): The main character and protagonist in the series who is a gynecologist always getting nervous and hyper in any situation that goes wrong.
  • Silvina Pérez (Nuria Bages): The wife of Cándido Pérez, often very suspicious of her husband.
  • Catalina (Alejandra Meyer): The mother of Silvina Pérez and mother-in-law of Cándido Pérez, whom she never gets along with.
  • Paula (Lupe Vázquez): Cándido Pérez's assistant nurse in his office.
  • Claudia (María Luisa Alcalá): The Pérez family's housekeeper.

Recurring charactersEdit


On October 22, 2020, Televisa announced that a new version of the series will premiere in 2021.[1] The series will be produced by Pedro Ortiz de Pinedo.[2] Arath de la Torre is set to star as Dr. Cándido Pérez.[3]


  1. ^ "¡'Dr. Cándido Pérez' regresa a la TV! Jorge Ortiz de Pinedo anuncia nueva versión (VIDEO)". Milenio (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Habrá remake del Dr. Cándido Pérez con Arath de la Torre". distritocomedia.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 October 2020.
  3. ^ Medina, Yazmín. "Arath de la Torre revivirá al Dr. Cándido Pérez". sdpnoticias.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 29 October 2020.

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