Verónica Castro
Mexican actor and singer
Verónica Castro
Verónica Castro is a Mexican entertainer. She is the mother of singer Cristian Castro and filmmaker Michelle Sáinz Castro and the sister of actress Beatriz Castro and telenovela producer José Alberto Castro. She started her career as a television actress, where she met comedian Manuel Valdés, father of her son Cristian Castro, and in fotonovelas and telenovelas while earning her degree in international relations.
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Behind the Mask: My Life as a Transvestite
Huffington Post - almost 2 years
Elio Leturia as Lolita, Marcopolo Soto as the fan and Oliver Aldape as María in Orquídeas a la Luz de la Luna (Orchids in the Moonlight), directed by Sándor Menéndez and produced by Aguijón Theater during its 25th-anniversary season. It begins on Friday mornings. Green, white and red nail polish to represent the Mexican flag, alternating those colors on each toe. The glaze should be dry and hard to be ready for that night's show. At the office, nobody notices that the transformation has already begun, because my socks and shoes hide it. But in my mind, garish colors and swaying images are slowly taking over. The real metamorphosis begins around 7 p.m. in a basement on the west side of Chicago in front of a vanity covered by pencils, eyeliners, eye shadows and other makeup artifices. The table, lit by myriad lights, is reflected on mirrors that surround the theater dressing room. I am about to become Dolores del Río,, or rather a transvestite who plays a poor Chicana who be ...
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District court - Salina Journal
Google News - over 5 years
... Ohio; Gerrett M. Morris, 34, and Ann Marie E. Kriss, 35, both of Salina; Joseph E. Carr Jr., 31, and Miranda J. Britt, 28, both of Salina; Alex R. Taylor, 27, Nicole M. Koffman, 25, both of Salina; Jose A. Garcia, 19, and Veronica Castro-Duran, 22,
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Find Us On Facebook - Annapolis Capital
Google News - over 5 years
The victim was not identified, but Veronica Castro, a spokeswoman for the west county Army post, said he was not affiliated with the military. This is the 24th traffic fatality in the county this year. County firefighters fought a two-alarm fire in a
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Perry Courts the Latino Religious Right Too - Texas Observer
Google News - over 5 years
Along with several religious leaders, the fundraising event, called Unidos por la Vida, (United for Life), was attended by iconic Mexican actress and television show host Veronica Castro and none other than the Governor of Texas
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MINUTE TO WIN IT [UPDATED] - The Futon Critic
Google News - over 5 years
08/14/2011 (08:00PM - 09:00PM) (Sunday) : ARIZONA WOMEN CONTINUES TO COMPETE FOR THE MILLION-DOLLAR TOP PRIZE-- Veronica Castro from Tuscon, AZ continues her quest to win the million dollar top prize. Ready to play, Veronica takes on the "Keep the
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Anahi y Carlos Ponce una pareja dispareja - La Opinión
Google News - over 5 years
Ojala que esta pareja, hoy dispareja pudiera tener el tiempo que se requiere para consolidarse y lograr la química que muy pocas parejas han logrado en la televisión Mexicana en los últimos años, recordemos a Rogelio Guerra y Veronica Castro por
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New commander takes over Ft. Meade - Annapolis Capital
Google News - over 5 years
Some 250 people attended the ceremony, including Army brass and lawmakers, installation spokeswoman Veronica Castro said. Rothstein first came to Fort Meade in 1993, serving then as assistant operations officer, company commander and battalion
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Judge Swears In New Court Appointed Special Advocates - TribLocal
Google News - over 5 years
Photo caption: Pictured from left to right: Lisa Buss, Veronica Castro, Yuri Gadbois, Luanne Irvin, Judge Clint Hull, Laura Martinez, Linda Morrical, Mary Ann O'Donnell, Kristie Svaleson, Kara Overman
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Asesinan a Facundo Cabral - SemanaNoticias.com
Google News - over 5 years
Diego Schoening: “Es una pena la perdida de un gran poeta, artista y cantante! Adiós Facundo Cabral! Q impotencia perder por una cobardía a un genio!”. Veronica Castro: “DALE SEÑOR EL DESCANZO ETERNO Y LUZCA PARA EL TU ETERNA LUZ QUE DESCANCE EN PAZ!
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Business Announcements for the week of 6/19-6/25/2011 - El Paso Inc
Google News - over 5 years
Veronica Castro, director of tourism development, and Kimberly Foster, advertising and marketing manager, of the El Paso Convention and Visitors Bureau attended the Travel and Tourism College at Texas State University for a weeklong state tourism
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OPINION: Dangerous Distortions: Anti-Abortion Fascists and Third World Allies - The South Los Angeles Report
Google News - over 5 years
At the event, legendary Mexican telenovela star Veronica Castro introduced Texas governor and rumored presidential hopeful Rick Perry. Just a few days before the fundraiser, Perry introduced SB 9—sweeping legislation which would ban “sanctuary cities”
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Verónica Castro asegura que la "Virgen de Guadalupe" le hizo un milagro - Revista Generacción
Google News - over 5 years
La actriz mexicana, Veronica Castro se ha mostrado muy conmovida al compartir durante un evento organizado en Los Ángeles, por la fundación de Eduardo Verástegui, un testimonio sobre la Virgen de Gualupe con el púclico presente
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Commentary: Perry's immigration stance won't play well to Hispanics - Kansas City Star
Google News - over 5 years
A crowd of 16000 is expected to pay $25 each to see Perry, actor Eduardo Verastegui and telenovelas star Veronica Castro in the old Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. It's a benefit for a pregnancy center Verastegui founded
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First Reading: Controversy surrounds host of Perry-promoted prayer event - Austin American-Statesman (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
A crowd of 16000 is expected to pay $25 each to see Perry, actor Eduardo Verastegui and telenovelas star Veronica Castro in the old Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. It's a benefit for a pregnancy center Verastegui founded
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Fort Meade Veteran Earns Top Five Finish in Warrior Games - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
Veronica Castro Sgt. Jessie White of Fort Meade trained six times a week for 2-3 hours a day to prepare himself for this year's Warrior Games. For White, his hard work paid off. The local serviceman took fourth place in the shot put and fifth place in
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Verónica Castro
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2016
    Age 63
    In 2016, Verónica Castro returns to center stage with the all-time Broadway classic, 'Applause' inspired on the film, "All About Even".
    More Details Hide Details This international hit is presented for the first time in Mexico under the production of Fela Fabregas at Teatro San Rafael. Verónica is sensational as Margo Channing in "Aplauso".
  • FIFTIES
  • 2009
    Age 56
    In 2009 Verónica Castro went back to telenovelas, and left her native Mexico for Argentina to film the telenovela Los Exitosos Pérez.
    More Details Hide Details It premiered in Mexico on August 30, 2009. For her work in television, theater, movies and in the recording industry, Castro's handprints are imbedded at the Paseo de las Luminarias in Mexico City.
  • 2008
    Age 55
    In 2008 Verónica Castro returned to the stage with Chiquita Pero Picosa, a remake of a production in which she had appeared in the 1980s.
    More Details Hide Details She also filmed an episode of "Mujeres Asesinas," in which she played a killer. The episode was critically acclaimed.
  • 2006
    Age 53
    In 2006 she recorded Por Esa Puerta.
    More Details Hide Details For the first time it was released only in Mexico, becoming a best-seller internationally. It was only available through the Internet and importation of the CD. When the CD arrived in the United States, it became the most sought-after CD in her career. Castro has never had a barrier in what musical direction she takes, and thus she has covered a wide array of styles, from pop/rock, Mexican regional country music-rancheras, boleros, and banda/norteno to Spanish, Portuguese, English, and Italian. "Por Esa Puerta" did not prove to be a disappointment to fans because it neglected some markets, but it broadened the regional Mexican country music to other pop lovers as Alejandro Fernandez or Pepe Aguilar have done successfully.
  • FORTIES
  • 1999
    Age 46
    In 1999 Castro recorded her last pop CD, Ave Vagabundo, by famed composer and producer Ana Gabriel.
    More Details Hide Details She included several dance mixes of her hit singles "Sacudelo" and "Zumbalo." Castro toured various countries in support of this CD, whose biggest successes included Argentina, Italy and America. During the 1990s she began hosting variety shows, and has continued to do so since. Her son, Cristian, is a teen idol singer across Latin America and the United States, She and Christian's father, Manuel Valdés, have never married. Castro's private life has become fodder for paparazzi photographers and gossip magazines.
  • 1997
    Age 44
    In 1997 Castro re-emerged successfully with a new CD and a new television show.
    More Details Hide Details The CD was produced by A.B. Quintanilla, famed for his production of all the CD recordings of his daughter Selena. In that year, Castro also filmed the most controversial music video in her career, "Pena De Amor Y Muerte." The video included some nudity, and the song was featured on the soundtrack of the telenovela Pueblo chico, Infierno grande. The story line, from the early nineteenth century, was based on a real life drama, the story of Leonarda Ruan. Other cast members were Juan Soler and Alma Delfina. She incorporated regional Mexican music, rancheras, pop, dance-techno, country and hip hop beats.
  • 1993
    Age 40
    In 1993, she starred in the unsuccessful telenovela Valentina with Juan Ferrara and the "Queen of Salsa," Celia Cruz.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1990
    Age 37
    In 1990 Castro participated in Mi pequeña Soledad alongside Omar Fierro and July Furlong, where she had to play both a 40-year-old victim of rape who became pregnant and later was paralyzed in a car crash, and her 20-year-old daughter, the "Soledad" of the title, who was the product of the rape.
    More Details Hide Details Castro recorded the hit song "Mi Pequeña Soledad" and it became a worldwide phenomenon. The ballad opened new markets and became her theme song. In the same year, she commenced to host the television series, La Movida, which was sung also in Italian and English. After the success of the single a maxi-single and 12" mix were leaked to radio and clubs.
  • 1987
    Age 34
    In 1987, her career got a huge boost internationally when she played the main character in Rosa salvaje, alongside Guillermo Capetillo and Laura Zapata.
    More Details Hide Details The theme song for that telenovela, also named "Rosa salvaje," became one of her biggest hits. As her CD, "Reina de la noche," topped the charts and her soap opera became one of the world's best selling stories to date, she released another #1 single, "Mala noche no."
  • 1986
    Age 33
    In 1986, she performed in the Latin version of "We Are The World."
    More Details Hide Details She also released one of her most ambitious albums to date, Simplemente Todo. The top-selling singles from Simplemente Todo were "Oye Tu," the title selection, "Nunca Lo Sabra," and "Macumba." Unlike other artists of the time, however, Castro accompanied her singles with videos, becoming one of the pioneers of the MTV age in Latin America. Even as she recorded the music video "Macumba," she worked in telenovelas in Argentina and Italy.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1973
    Age 20
    Castro recorded her first album in 1973, a self-titled album(Veronica Castro), And Then releasing three hit singles from Her Next Album "Sensaciones"; these were "Mi Pequeño Ciclón," "Soy Celosa," and "Yo Quisiera Señor Locutor."
    More Details Hide Details The following year, she recorded another hit record with "Aprendí A Llorar," and famed Mexican producer, composer and singer Juan Gabriel penned the hit single "Adios" especially for her, which became very popular. After appearing in a series of films and telenovelas (El Edificio de Enfrente in 1972 and Barata de Primavera in 1975, among others) her career took off with Los ricos también lloran, playing a poor orphan, with Rogelio Guerra and Rocío Banquells. This telenovela became a success in Latin America, Spain, Croatia, Italy, France, Israel, Russia, China,Germany and the Philippines. The success of this story brought her newfound fame with her single, "Aprendí A Llorar." The following hit was "San Francisco De Asis." Two years later she played the main role in the telenovela version of El derecho de nacer. Because of her expanding fame as a world artist, she started recording her music in different languages and began to tour the world and perform in diverse venues; she also started recording in Italian, English, Portuguese, and Japanese.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1952
    Born
    Born on October 19, 1952.
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