En carne propia (English title: In my flesh) is a Mexican telenovela produced by Carlos Téllez for Televisa in 1990. The story based by Octavio Muriel, because he had no hand but a metal prosthesis, was nicknamed "The hand squeezes".[1]

En carne propia
Created byCarlos Olmos
Written byCarlos Olmos
Enrique Serna
Directed byCarlos Téllez
Soledad Ruiz
StarringEdith González
Eduardo Yáñez
Angélica Aragón
Gonzalo Vega
Raúl Meraz
Sebastián Ligarde
Alejandro Tommasi
Opening themeEn carne propia by Pedro Plascencia Salinas
Country of originMexico
Original languageSpanish
No. of episodes185
Executive producerCarlos Téllez
CinematographyGabriel Vázquez Bulmán
Héctor Dupuy
Running time21–22 minutes
Production companyTelevisa
Original release
NetworkCanal de las Estrellas
ReleaseDecember 3, 1990 (1990-12-03) –
August 16, 1991 (1991-08-16)

Edith González and Eduardo Yáñez starred as the protagonists, while Gonzalo Vega starred as the main antagonist. Sebastian Ligarde starred as stellar performance. With the special participation of Angélica Aragón.



Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominee Result
1992 10th TVyNovelas Awards Best Actor Eduardo Yáñez Nominated
Best Antagonist Actor Gonzalo Vega Won
Best Leading Actress Martha Roth Nominated
Latin ACE Awards[2] Best Scenic Program En carne propia Won
Best Actor Gonzalo Vega Won
Best Supporting Actor Sebastián Ligarde Won
Best Director Carlos Téllez Won


  1. ^ "En carne propia" (in Spanish). alma-latina.net. Archived from the original on September 10, 2011. Retrieved February 19, 2016.
  2. ^ latinaceawards.org (January 25, 2007). "24a ENTREGA ANUAL DE PREMIOS ACE / 1992" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on February 6, 2007. Retrieved May 21, 2024.