Laisha Wilkins

Laisha Wilkins (born Laisha Wilkins Pérez, May 18, 1976) is a Mexican actress, talk show hostess and producer.

Laisha Wilkins
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Born
Laisha Wilkins Pérez

(1976-05-18) May 18, 1976 (age 44)
OccupationActress, TV Hostess, producer
Years active1997–present

BiographyEdit

She is the daughter of Federico Wilkins, not to be confused with Federico Wilkins, a Televisa producer,[1] and Susana Pérez. Originally studying the culinary arts, she later joined the Center for Arts Education (CEA) of Televisa to study acting. Her first television appearances were a number of small roles in Otro Rollo with Adal Ramones.

Laisha made her debut in 1997 with the series Mi generacion (My Generation), then eventually went on to appear in a few telenovelas, including Soñadoras, the highly-popular Locura de Amor (Madness of Love), Primer amor... a mil por hora and Bajo la Misma Piel. Subsequently, she received an opportunity as host in TeleHit video channel. Also, between 2001 and 2002 she participated in several "Mujer, casos de la vida real" chapters.

Away from acting, Laisha has appeared on several talk shows as a fill-in hostess, most notably on the Miami-based El Gordo y La Flaca. In 2006, she made a performance in the telenovela La fea más bella. In 2007, she made his first foray into film in the movie "Mejor es que Gabriela no se muera".

On January 1 of 2008, Laisha started hosting a new show on Televisa's Canal 4, titled Metrópolis. She is set to reprise her role of Lt. Lucia Alvarez in Mujeres Asesinas, but this time she will transform into one of the killers.

That same year Angelli Nesma offered her the role of Constanza in "Un gancho al corazón". Later, she debuted as co-producer and actress of the 2010 Mexican film Ángel caído, playing the role of Perséfone. Laisha also made a comeback in Corazón Salvaje. In 2011 she returned as an antagonist in La fuerza del destino. In 2013 participated in special performance in Mentir para vivir. In 2015, she returned as an antagonist in Que te perdone Dios, where Angelli Nesma Medina offered Laisha the role of twin sisters Ximena / Daniela.

Private lifeEdit

She is fluent in, English, Spanish, and French.

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2000 Siganme los buenos Herself Television film
2004 Los grandes de Acapulco Host Television film
2007 Mejor es que Gabriela no se muera La Chica del Tiempo
2010 Ángel caído Persefone
2011 Contratiempo Valeria
2014 The Zwickys Erica

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1997 Mi pequeña traviesa Lorena Supporting Role
1997 Mi generación Mariana Supporting Role
1998 Soñadoras Emilia González Co-Protagonist
2000 Locura de amor Rebeca Becerril Main Antagonist
2000-2002 Mujer, casos de la vida real Various roles 6 episodes
2001 Primer amor, a mil por hora Tamara Supporting Role
2003 Bajo la misma piel Paula Beltrán Ortiz Antagonist
2003 Don Francisco Presenta Herself CoHost
2006-2007 La fea más bella Clarita Muñoz Special Appearance
2008 Mujeres asesinas Teniente Álvarez
  • "Sonia, desalmada" (Season 1, Episode 1)
  • "Mónica, acorralada" (Season 1, Episode 2)
  • "Margarita, ponzoñosa" (Season 1, Episode 3)
  • "Jéssica, tóxica" (Season 1, Episode 4)
  • "Martha, asfixiante" (Season 1, Episode 5)
2008-2009 Un gancho al corazón Constanza Lerdo Main Antagonist
2009 Corazón salvaje Constanza Montes de Oca Supporting Role
2011 La fuerza del destino Maripaz Lomelí Curiel Main Antagonist
2013 Mentir para vivir Inés Valdivia Special Appearance
2015 Que te perdone Dios Ximena / Daniela Antagonist
2016-2017 Tres veces Ana Jennifer Supporting Role
2016-2017 La Candidata Lorena Recurring Role

As producerEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Into the Wolf's Den Executive producer Pre-production

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Telenovela Result
1999 TVyNovelas Awards Best Female Revelation Soñadoras Nominated
2004 Best Female Antagonist Bajo la misma piel
2012 La Fuerza del Destino
2017 Best Supporting Actress Tres veces Ana

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