Khotan Fernández

Khotan Fernández (born Khotan Fernández Tapajós on April 27, 1973) in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, is a Mexican actor sometimes simply known as Khotan.[citation needed]

Khotan Fernández
Khotan Fernández Tapajós

(1973-04-27) April 27, 1973 (age 48)
Mexico City, Mexico
OccupationActor, producer

Early lifeEdit

Khotan Fernandez was born in Mexico city, the son of Brazilian actress/singer Rosana Tapajós. While traveling on vacation to Careyes, Mexico, Khotan was called to model for L'Uomo magazine by renowned photographer Nadir. This jump-started a modeling career which then led him to pursue acting. Some of his mentors include Sergio Jiménez, Adriana Barraza and Helena Rojo, a leading film, theater and television actress.


His first important stint was in 1998, playing the role of "Mercurio" in Mi pequeña traviesa produced by Televisa. He subsequently appeared in several soap operas playing "Ransel" in the Preciosa, "Humberto de Astolfi" in Amor Gitano and "Valentino" in Alma Rebelde. He then moved to Brazil to play "Pablo" in "Vale Todo", the first soap opera produced by O Globo and Telemundo. Ecuavisa then offered him the lead role as "Alvaro Santos" in Yo vendo unos ojos negros. In 2006 Khotan was back in Mexico for the role of "Sergio" in Corazón Partido, a Telemundo and Argos telenovela, in the same year he also starred as "Caronte" in the movie El Cartel. Thereafter came his famous role as villain named "Angel" in another Telemundo serial, Dame Chocolate, with main locations in Miami. In 2009, he played the protagonistic role of David in TV Azteca's Eternamente Tuya, with Fernanda Romero and Marimar Vega. He is recently playing the role of aspiring singer "Rocky Paris" in the new Telemundo series Perro Amor.

In 2012 Khotan guest starred in the Royal Pains episode "Who's Your Daddy", his first English-speaking role, and the first of seven episodes in which he will appear.[1]

In 2017 Khotan appeared in a music video by Jennifer Lopez called "Ni Tú Ni Yo".

Currently 2018 he returned to Telemundo playing Max Sullivan a business man with double life in the soap opera “Al otro día del muro”.

Personal lifeEdit

Khotan was raised between Mexico, Brazil, and the United States. As a result, he speaks fluent Spanish, Portuguese and English. Khotan studied at The Edron Academy in Mexico City and entered The Centro de Educación Artística (CEA) of Televisa, the most prestigious[citation needed] entertainment educational institution in Latin America.

He is in a relationship with Candela Ferro. They have a daughter, who was born in 2018.


Television roles
Year Title Roles Notes
1996 The Guilt Unknown role
1997 Mi pequeña traviesa Ignacio / Mercurio
1998 Preciosa Ransel
1999 Amor gitano Humberto de Astolfi / Marques de Astolfi
1999 Alma rebelde Valentino
2000 Carita de ángel Alexis
2000 Primer amor, a mil por hora José Crescencio Martínez / Juan Romeo Montesinos
2001 Primer amor, tres años después José / Juan Romeo Television film
2002 Vale todo Pablo
2003 Yo vendo unos ojos negros Álvaro Santos de León
2005 Corazón partido Sergio Garza
2007 Acorralada Gerardo
2007 Dame chocolate Ángel Pérez
2008 Deseo prohibido David Ortega
2009 Eternamente tuya David Abascal
2010 Perro amor Rocky Pérez / Rocky Paris
2011 El sexo débil Álvaro Camacho
2011 Una Maid en Manhattan Miguel Morales
2012–2015 Royal Pains Rafa 7 episodes
2014 Isa Borroso Television film
2016 Graves Arturo del Rey 6 episodes
2017 Girlfriend Killer Nick Ruiz Television film
2018 The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story Lazaro Quintana Episode: "The Man Who Would Be Vogue"
2018 Al otro lado del muro Max Sullivan
2018-Present The Oath (U.S. TV series) Tito Recurring role


  1. ^ Cordero, Rosy (22 August 2012). "Khotan Fernandez Talks 'Royal Pains' & His First English-Speaking Role". Latina. Retrieved 22 August 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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