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Fabián Ríos (born July 5, 1980 in Curití, Santander, Colombia) is a Colombian actor and model.

Fabián Ríos
Born (1980-07-05) July 5, 1980 (age 38)
  • Actor
  • model
Years active2002–present


Early lifeEdit

From a very young age he left his village in pursuit of his dream. Upon arriving in Bucaramanga he began his acting studies and quickly fell into modeling, then various contract's that enabled him to support himself and family.


Ríos gradually became involved in the field of television and took part in several programs from the city's regional channel.

Some time later he moved to Bogotá to attend the country's most prestigious acting schools and begin to join the jet set.

He acted in a young love story called Siete Veces Amada in 2002, and thanks to this interpretation was nominated Best Young Actor Premios TV y Novelas - Colombia. The following year he played the villain in The Authentic Rodrigo Leal.

In 2005, Rios starred in Padres e Hijos as 'Antonio Vaquero'.

For RCN, in 2007 he once again played the villain in the Colombian version of Floricienta, then joined the cast of Zona Rosa.

In 2008, he joined the cast of Sin Senos no hay Paraíso for Telemundo with Carmen Villalobos and Catherine Siachoque, playing Albeiro. The third season premieres in June on Telemundo

In 2009, he was hired by RCN to star in Doña Bella with Zharick León, Marcelo Buquet and Stephanie Cayo.

In 2010, he signed an exclusivity contract with Telemundo to be the main antagonist of the U.S. telenovela El Fantasma de Elena with Elizabeth Gutiérrez, Segundo Cernadas, and Ana Layevska

In 2011, he acted in Los Herederos Del Monte with Marlene Favela and Mario Cimarro, and in Mi Corazón Insiste with Jencarlos Canela and Carmen Villalobos. He was also part of the jury panel in the Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2012 on Telemundo Puerto Rico.

In 2012, he acted in Corazón Valiente in the role of Willy del Castillo, with Ximena Duque, Aylín Mújica, Adriana Fonseca and José Luis Reséndez. This role gained him 2 awards at the Premios Tu Mundo 2012: Best Couple and Best Kiss with actress Ximena Duque.

In 2013, he will play again a villain role in Dama y Obrero, with his El Fantasma de Elena and Mi Corazón Insiste co-star Ana Layevska, and his Los Herederos Del Monte and Corazón Valiente co-star José Luis Reséndez.

In 2014 he is set to appear in the second season of the show Top Chef Estrellas.


Year Title Role Notes
2002 Siete veces Amada Romero Television debut
2003 El auténtico Rodrigo Leal Jackson
2004 Padres e hijos Antonio Vaquero
2007 Zona rosa Fernando Orozco
2008-2009 Sin senos no hay paraíso Albeiro Manrique Co-Protagonist
2010 Doña Bella Antonio Segovia Main Protagonist
2010 El fantasma de Elena Montecristo Palacios Main Antagonist
2011 Los herederos del Monte Gaspar del Monte Co-Protagonist
2011 Mi corazón insiste en Lola Volcán Ángel Meléndez Main Antagonist
2012-2013 Corazón valiente Guillermo "Willy" del Castillo Co-Protagonist
2013 Dama y obrero Tomás Villamayor Main Antagonist
2014-2015 Tierra de reyes Leonardo Montalvo Main Antagonist
2016-present Sin senos sí hay paraíso[1] Albeiro Marín Co-Protagonist


  1. ^ Club de Novelas. "Inician las grabaciones de la nueva novela "Sin Senos Sí Hay Paraíso"" (in Spanish). Telemundo. Retrieved April 25, 2016.

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