Esperándote (English title: Waiting for you) is a Mexican telenovela produced by Eugenio Cobo for Televisa in 1985.[1]

Created byMaría Antonieta Saavedra
Directed byMiguel Córcega
StarringRebeca Rambal
José Elías Moreno
Nayelli Saldívar
Jaime Lozano
Salvador Sánchez
Diana Bracho
Opening themeInstrumental by Amparo Rubín
Country of originMexico
Original languageSpanish
No. of episodes160
Executive producerEugenio Cobo
Production locationsTaxco, Mexico
CinematographyManuel Ruiz Esparza
Production companyTelevisa
Original networkCanal de las Estrellas
Original releaseOctober 7, 1985 (1985-10-07) –
May 16, 1986 (1986-05-16)
Preceded byLos años felices
Followed byAve Fénix

Rebeca Rambal and José Elías Moreno starred as protagonists, while Nayelli Saldívar starred as child protagonist.


Margarita and Pablo are a young couple living on a farm on the outskirts of Taxco. Your marriage is in crisis, because both want a child but can not have children Margarita. As the crisis is leading the brink of divorce, decide to adopt a child. So María Inés comes into their lives.

Gusanito as he is fondly called, is a sweet, tender and intelligent orphan girl who finally feel the joy of knowing what a real home. However, Margarita at first the scorn because she is not his biological daughter but only an adopted. Still, Gusanito the love of Pablo and everyone wins at the farm, as Celso and Juancho pawns.

With great enthusiasm is dedicated to help in any way i can, and start attending school, and Margarita will go realizing how much better the girl and the daughter who always waited, and grow to love as their own.


  • Rebeca Rambal as Margarita Moreno
  • José Elías Moreno as Pablo Moreno
  • Nayelli Saldívar as María Inés Moreno "Gusanito"/María Inés Noriega
  • Jaime Lozano as Celso
  • Salvador Sánchez as Juancho
  • Diana Bracho as Isabel
  • Antonio Medellín as Federico Noriega
  • Patricia Reyes Spíndola as Refugio
  • Elizabeth Duperón as Irene
  • Alonso Echánove as Eduardo
  • Lucero Lander as Martha
  • Gibránn as Francisco
  • Patricia Panini as Ángela
  • Carmen Rodríguez as Adriana
  • Mariana Gaja as Anita
  • César Adrián Sánchez as Alfonsito
  • Lili Inclán as Anciana
  • Enrique Gilabert as Father Simón
  • Ligia Escalante as Sra. Miranda
  • Laura Morty as Sra. Martínez
  • Eduardo Castell as Sacristán
  • Eugenio Cobo as Dr. Millán
  • Humberto Vélez as Sr. Martínez[2]


Side A

  1. Gusanito
  2. Margarita
  3. Isabel
  4. Gusanito alegre
  5. Pablo
  6. Martha bossa nova
  7. Refugio
  8. Eduardo
  9. Gusanito piano

Side B

  1. Isabel lánguida
  2. Irene
  3. Isabel romántica
  4. Gusanito triste
  5. Margarita bossa nova
  6. Federico
  7. Margarita triste
  8. Juancho[3]


Year Award Category Nominee Result
1986 4th TVyNovelas Awards Best Telenovela of the Year Eugenio Cobo Nominated
Best Child Performance Nayelli Saldívar Won
Best Direction Miguel Córcega Nominated


  1. ^ Esperándote Alma latina Retrieved February 23, 2015
  2. ^ "Esperándote (1985– )". IMDb. Retrieved 13 July 2015.
  3. ^ Spanish Wikipedia

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