Juan Ferrara

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Juan Ferrara
BornJuan Félix Gutiérrez Puerta
(1943-11-08) November 8, 1943 (age 70)
Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico City, Mexico
OccupationActor
Spouse(s)Helena Rojo
Alicia Bonet
ChildrenJuan Carlos Bonet
Mauricio Bonet
ParentsOfelia Guilmáin (mother)
RelativesLucía Guilmáin and Esther Guilmáin (sisters)
 
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Juan Ferrara
BornJuan Félix Gutiérrez Puerta
(1943-11-08) November 8, 1943 (age 70)
Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico City, Mexico
OccupationActor
Spouse(s)Helena Rojo
Alicia Bonet
ChildrenJuan Carlos Bonet
Mauricio Bonet
ParentsOfelia Guilmáin (mother)
RelativesLucía Guilmáin and Esther Guilmáin (sisters)

Juan Ferrara (born Juan Félix Gutiérrez Puerta, November 8, 1943 in Mexico) is a famous Mexican telenovela and film actor.

Family[edit]

Juan is a son of the well known actress Ofelia Guilmáin and brother of Lucía Guilmáin y Esther Guilmáin. He was once married to the famous Mexican actress, Helena Rojo. He has two sons, actors Juan Carlos Bonet and Mauricio Bonet, with his second wife, Alicia Bonet.

Biography[edit]

Ferrara demonstrated an interest in acting since he was a young child. But it wasn't until he was 22 that he booked his first job as an actor. He changed his name to Juan Ferrara before playing a small role in the 1965 movie, "Tajimara". In 1966, he got his first major movie role, as Sonny in Los Angeles de Puebla. Ferrara by then had graduated from Televisa's renown acting school, and producers decided to cast him as a star in his own telenovela,El Espejismo Brillaba. The novela became a major hit across Mexico and Latin America.

In 1970, he starred in two extremely successful novelas, Yesenia and La Gata. In 1978, Ferrara was in Viviana, another extremely successful novela. He portrayed Julio Montesinos. In 1982 Ferrara then went on to star in Gabriel y Gabriela, though it was not as successful as his previous ventures.

1983 proved to be an important career year for Ferrara, as he established himself as an actor in Puerto Rico as well. Hired by Canal 2, he filmed Laura Guzman, Culpable!, a soap opera that became one of Puerto Rico's most seen television programs ever. Due to the novela's overwhelming popularity in Puerto Rico, the network decided to bring Ferrara back in 1985, to film a telenovela called Tanairi. Ferrara starred alongside Von Mari Mendez in this soap opera, which went on to become one of Puerto Rico's most critically acclaimed television shows of all time, as well as the most expensive telenovela to produce in Puerto Rican history.

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