Macaria (actress)

Delia Beatriz De la Cruz Delgado (born December 20, 1949), known professionally as Macaria, is a Mexican actress.[1][2]

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Macaria in 1978
Delia Beatriz De la Cruz Delgado

(1949-12-20) December 20, 1949 (age 72)
Mexico City, Mexico
Years active1969–present


Delia De la Cruz was born in Mexico City. When she was one year old, her mother took her to Havana, Cuba, where she was raised by her grandparents until her mother brought her back to Mexico at age six. In school she initially studied teaching, before changing focus to dancing and singing.[3] She adopted the stage name Macaria after originating a character with that name on the television program Happening a go go.[4]

She has acted in numerous telenovelas, TV programs, films, and plays, including the sitcom Vecinos and the telenovela Un gancho al corazón.[2][5]

She has had romantic relationships with guitarist Javier Bátiz [es], entertainer Gualberto Castro, and comedian Polo Polo. Bátiz is the father of her son Juan Antonio, whom she raised along with Gualberto Castro.[3][6]



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  1. ^ Ruiz, Paula (August 29, 2017). "Vuelve a la TV por 50 aniversario" [Back to TV for 50th Anniversary]. El Diario (in Spanish). Mexico City. Reforma. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Celebramos el cumpleaños de Macaria con sus mejores momentos en Vecinos" [We Celebrate Macaria's Birthday with Her Best Moments on Vecinos] (in Spanish). Galavisión. December 20, 2017. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Lo que no sabías de Macaria, la actriz que interpreta a Magda en 'Vecinos'" [What You Did Not Know About Macaria, the Actress Who Plays Magda on 'Vecinos'] (in Spanish). Galavisión. September 6, 2017. Retrieved October 15, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Mejor Teatre Presents Toc Toc August 2010". Broadway World (in Spanish). July 12, 2010. Retrieved October 15, 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Las villanas más malas de las telenovelas" [Telenovelas' Most Evil Villainesses]. Primera Hora (in Spanish). February 17, 2011. Retrieved October 15, 2018.
  6. ^ Rubli, Federico (January 1, 2007). Estremécete y rueda: loco por el Rock & Roll [Stumble and Roll: Crazy About Rock & Roll] (in Spanish). Ediciones Chapa. p. 529. ISBN 9789685546027. Retrieved October 15, 2018 – via Google Books.
  7. ^ "Daniel, África y Macaria hacen mancuerna en Amorcito Corazón". Momento Diario (in Spanish). December 23, 2011. Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  8. ^ Herrera, Héctor (August 11, 2015). "'Macaria' se une a 'Antes muerta que Lichita'". El Debate (in Spanish). Retrieved October 12, 2018.
  9. ^ "Lista de nominados a Premios TVyNovelas. Con Maxine Woodside" [List of Nominees for TVyNovelas Awards. With Maxine Woodside] (in Spanish). Radio Fórmula. February 24, 2015. Retrieved October 12, 2018.

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