Gabriel Soto

Gabriel Soto Díaz (born April 17, 1975) is a Mexican actor and model. He won the national male pageant El Modelo Mexico, and placed first runner-up in Mister World 1996. He was also a member of the former Mexican boy band Kairo, and acts in telenovelas.

Gabriel Soto
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Soto in 2017
Born
Gabriel Soto Díaz

(1975-04-17) April 17, 1975 (age 45)
NationalityMexican
OccupationActor
Years active1997–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2016; div. 2018)
[1]
Children2

BiographyEdit

Gabriel Soto attended Edron Academy.[2]

CareerEdit

He began modeling at age 18 after participating in the Mister World contest in 1996 in Istanbul, Turkey, and becoming the first runner-up. In 1997, Gabriel joined the band Kairo replacing Eduardo Verástegui. The albums he participated were Libres and Pasiones.

He has participated in several soap operas in which he managed to convince the public and the critics with his performance.

 
Gabriel Soto

Mi querida Isabel was the first soap opera in which Gabriel acted, followed by Alma Rebelde, Mi destino eres tú, and Carita de ángel leading his most important role, playing Ulises "ugly" in the soap opera Amigas y rivales produced by Emilio Larrosa.

In 2002, Soto appeared in the soap opera Las vías del amor with Aracely Arambula and Jorge Salinas which was produced by Emilio Larrosa.

In 2004, he was cast in the soap opera Mujer de Madera, produced by Emilio Larrosa, starring in one of the main roles alongside Edith Gonzalez, who would later be replaced by Ana Patricia Rojo. In this telenovela he also worked with Jaime Camil and Maria Sorte.

In 2005, following his return from Los Angeles where he took courses in acting for film, boxing classes, and surf, Soto competed in the Mexican version of Dancing with the Stars.

Then, in 2006, he starred in the telenovela La Verdad Oculta produced by Emilio Larrosa, next to Galilea Montijo Alejandra Barros and Eduardo Yanez, who after being away for many years from telenovelas returned to join the cast.

In 2007, Gabriel starred in the soap opera Bajo las riendas del amor, an adaptation of Cuando llega el amor.

In 2008, he joined the Lucero Suárez. produced Querida Enemiga as a protagonist alongside Ana Layevska, Jorge Aravena and María Rubio.

In 2009, he participated in Sortilegio, produced by Carla Estrada, in which he played Fernando Alanis, before touring the United States with the play Sortilegio, el show.

In 2011, he appeared in La Fuerza del Destino, produced by Rosy Ocampo, as Camilo Galvan, one of the protagonists. The telenovela also starred David Zepeda, Sandra Echeverria, Laisha Wilkins and Juan Ferrara.

In 2012, he starred in Un Refugio para el Amor with Zuria Vega, playing the role of Rodrigo Torreslanda.

In 2013, he starred as the protagonist (alongside Gloria Trevi) in Emilio Larrosa's telenovela: Libre para amarte.[3]

His last starring role was as Maximiliano Bustamante in the universally acclaimed telenovela Yo no creo en los hombres where he also garnered critical appraisal.

FilmographyEdit

Television performance
Year Title Roles Notes
1996 Mi querida Isabel Juan
1999 Alma rebelde Vladimir
2000–2001 Carita de ángel Rogelio Alvarado Gamboa
2000 Mi destino eres tú Nicolás
2001 Amigas y rivales Ulises Barrientos "El Feo"
2002–2003 Las vías del amor Adolfo Lascuráin / Nicolás Quesada Barragán
2004–2005 Mujer de madera Adolfo Lascuráin / Nicolás Quesada Barragán Main role; 205 episodes
2006 La verdad oculta David Genovés Ordóñez Main role; 120 episodes
2007 Bajo las riendas del amor Juan José Álvarez Main role; 150 episodes
2008 Querida enemiga Alonso Ugarte Solano Main role; 110 episodes
2009 Sortilegio Fernando Alanís Main role; 95 episodes
2011 La fuerza del destino Camilo Galván Main role; 96 episodes
2012 Un refugio para el amor Rodrigo Torreslanda Main role; 165 episodes
2013 Libre para amarte Enrique del Pino Main role; 107 episodes
2014–2015 Yo no creo en los hombres Maximiliano Bustamente Main role; 122 episodes
2015 Yo no creo en los hombres: El origen Maximiliano Bustamente Television special
2015–2016 Antes muerta que Lichita Santiago de la Vega Main role; 43 episodes
2015–2016 Antes muerta que Lichita Santiago de la Vega Main role; 43 episodes
2016–2017 Vino el amor David Robles Main role; 142 episodes
2017–2018 Caer en tentación Damián Becker Main role; 102 episodes
2018–2019 Mi marido tiene familia Ernesto "Neto" Rey Main role (season 2); 55 episodes
2018 Mi propósito eres tú Ernesto "Neto" Rey Television special
2019 Vecinos Pietro Massomi Episode: "Primera cita"
2019 Cita a ciegas Alfredo 8 episodes
2019–2020 Soltero con hijas Nicolás Contreras Main role; 87 episodes
2021 ¿Te acuerdas de mí? Pedro Cáceres Main Role

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Project Category Result Ref
2015 Un refugio para el amor[4][5] TVyNovelas for Best Lead Actor Nominated
Favoritos Publico for Best couple with Zuria Vega Won
Favoritos Publico for Best Kiss with Zuria Vega
2015 Yo no creo en los hombres[6][7] TVyNovelas for Best Lead Actor Nominated
Favoritos Públicos for Best Couple with Adriana Louvier Won
Favoritos Públicos for Best Kiss with Adriana Louvier

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ""Cometí errores", dice Gabriel Soto sobre divorcio de Geraldine Bazán". eluniversal.com.mx (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Gabriel Soto". Mexican Celebrities. Celebridad.com.mx. 2009. Archived from the original on 12 September 2011. Retrieved 7 April 2011.
  3. ^ Gabriel Soto está "emocionado" de actuar junto a Gloria Trevi en Libre para amarte
  4. ^ "Univision announces 2013 nominees for Premios TVyNovelas". Corporate Univision. Archived from the original on September 25, 2015. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
  5. ^ ""Premios TVyNovelas" Spanish-Language Television Awards". We Love Soaps. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
  6. ^ "Univision announces 2013 nominees for Premios TVyNovelas". Corporate Univision. Archived from the original on September 25, 2015. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
  7. ^ ""Premios TVyNovelas" Spanish-Language Television Awards". We Love Soaps. Retrieved September 24, 2015.

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