Facundo Arana

Argentine Actor
Born Mar 31, 1972

Jorge Facundo Arana Tagle is an Argentine actor. He is the winner of various awards for television and theater in Argentina. Arana is also noted for his solidarity work.

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1972 Birth Born on March 31, 1972.


1989 17 Years Old Arana received treatment for much of 1989 and underwent regular testing until 1994, when he was finally declared cancer-free.


1992 20 Years Old He began performing in Argentine telenovelas in 1992, playing smaller parts. … Read More
1995 23 Years Old In 1995, his acting career took off after he was castin the hit telenovela Perla Negra (Black Pearl), alongside Andrea Del Boca.
1996 24 Years Old In 1996, he acted in another telenovela, named Sueltos (Loose). … Read More
1999 27 Years Old After Chiquititas, Arana was cast in the 1999 telenovela Muñeca Brava, where he appeared alongside Natalia Oreiro. … Read More
2000 28 Years Old In 2000, Arana and Malena Solda played a romantic couple in Buenos Vecinos (Good Neighbors).
2001 29 Years Old 1 More Event
Later, he starred in the 2001 series Yago, Pasión Morena (Yago, Dark Passion), with actress Gianella Neyra.


2004 32 Years Old In 2004, he starred as the title character in Padre Coraje, for which he received numerous awards, including a Martin Fierro de Oro.He made his first attempt on the stage in 2005 with the play Visiting Mr. Green where he held the role of Ross Gardiner,the play had huge success being the most watched play that year in Argentina and led him to win various awards.
2006 34 Years Old In 2006, he reunited with Natalia Oreiro for another Pol-ka/Canal 13 production, Sos mi vida, which was the year's highest-rated television program in Argentina.
2008 36 Years Old In 2008, he returned to Telefe for the thriller soap Vidas robadas for which he also received many awards.Later he started a tour in Argentina with the theatrical play Poder se puede which promoted the importance of early detection of cancer, and filmed the documentary Donar Sangre Salva Vidas for which he climbed on the top of Aconcagua to raise the awareness of blood donation.
2011 39 Years Old After a small break he returned to the small screen in 2011,again cooperating with Telefe,starring in the romantic comedy Cuando me sonreis.


2012 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012 he decided to make an expediction to Everest in order to promote his blood donation campaign,while telefe offered to broadcast a documentary.He reached the base camp at 5,364 metres (17,598 ft) but the Altitude sickness made him stop climbing for a few days,at his second try Arana's illness progressed to high altitude pulmonary HAPE and cerebral HACE edema which led eventually to stop the access and to flew with an emergency flight back to Kathmandu.The news went big to Argentina and after some days to calm his fans he announced that he is good and that the main target of the trip to promote the "Donar Sangre Salva Vidas" campaign will succeed as the flag of the organisation will reach the top even without him. … Read More
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