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Khotan Fernández (born Khotan Fernández Tapajos on April 27, 1973) in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, is a Mexican actor sometimes simply known as Khotan.
Khotan Fernández Tapajos
Khotan Fernández Tapajos
April 27, 1973
Khotan Fernandez was born in Mexico city, the son of Brazilian actress/singer Rosana Tapajos. 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 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”.
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 entertainment educational institution in Latin America.
Since 11 years ago, he has a relationship with Candela Ferro. In 2018 they just received their first baby a beautiful little girl.
|1996||The Guilt||Unknown role|
|1997||Mi pequeña traviesa||Ignacio / Mercurio|
|1999||Amor gitano||Humberto de Astolfi / Marques de Astolfi|
|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|
|2003||Yo vendo unos ojos negros||Álvaro Santos de León|
|2005||Corazón partido||Sergio Garza|
|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|
|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|
- Cordero, Rosy (22 August 2012). "Khotan Fernandez Talks 'Royal Pains' & His First English-Speaking Role". Latina. Retrieved 22 August 2012.