Known for movies

Short Info

SpouseAarón Díaz, Luis García Postigo
MarkRoles in which her character must prove her strength by overcoming adversity
FactDaughter of Eric del Castillo.


Kate del Castillo Negrete Trillo is a Mexican and American actress. She is best known for her roles in Mexican telenovelas and American television series. She began her career in Mexican telenovelas at the age of 16. Her first notable role was in the telenovela Muchachitas for which she received a nomination for a TVyNovelas Award. She has also starred in the telenovelas La Reina del Sur, La Mentira, and Abismo de Pasión. In 2014, del Castillo starred in the American television series Weeds. In 2015, she starred in the Netflix original series Ingobernable.

Kate del Castillo was born on October 23, 1972, in Mexico City, Mexico. Her father, Eric del Castillo, is a well-known Mexican actor. Her mother, Kate Trillo, is a Mexican-American businesswoman. Del Castillo has two sisters, Veronica and Daniela, and one brother, Pedro. Del Castillo attended high school at the American School Foundation in Mexico City. After high school, she studied acting at the Televisa Acting School.

Del Castillo’s first notable role was in the telenovela Muchachitas (1991). She received a nomination for a TVyNovelas Award for her performance in the show. She has also starred in the telenovelas La Reina del Sur (2011), La Mentira (1998), and Abismo de Pasión (2012). In 2014, del Castillo starred in the American television series Weeds. In 2015, she starred in the Netflix original series Ingobernable.

Del Castillo has been in a number of high-profile relationships. She was married to football player Luis García from 2001 to 2004. In 2010, she began dating actor Aarón Díaz. The couple announced their engagement in 2014 but called it off the following year. In 2016, del Castillo began dating businessman Armando Torrea. The couple welcomed their first child together, a daughter named María del Carmen, in 2017.

Del Castillo is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs approximately 121 pounds. She has dark brown hair and brown eyes.

General Info

Full NameKate del Castillo
Height1.65 m, 1.65 m
ProfessionActor, Film producer, Television producer, Theater Performer

Family

SpouseAarón Díaz, Luis García Postigo
ParentsEric del Castillo, Kate Trillo del Castillo, Eric del Castillo, Kate Trillo del Castillo
SiblingsPonciano del Castillo, Veronica del Castillo

Accomplishments

NominationsAriel Award for Best Actress, Premio Juventud for She Steals the Show - Movies
MoviesUnder the Same Moon, K-11, No Good Deed, The Book of Life, The 33, American Visa, Without Men, The Miracle of Spanish Harlem, Bordertown, Visitantes, Lime Salted Love, Down for Life, The Black Pimpernel, El Americano: The Movie, Trade, Colosio: El Asesinato, Julia, Los de Abajo, Bad Guys, Justice Fo...
TV ShowsLa Reina del Sur, La Mentira, Muchachitas, American Family, Imperio de cristal, Alguna vez tendremos alas, The Cleaner, Bajo la misma piel, El derecho de nacer, Ingobernable, Dueños del paraíso, Ramona, La Reina del Sur, La Mentira, Muchachitas, American Family, Imperio de cristal, Alguna vez tend...

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Marks

#Marks / Signs
1Roles in which her character must prove her strength by overcoming adversity

Facts

#Fact
1Sister Veronica del Castillo is TV anchor for Univision and brother Ponciano del Castillo is actor.
2Siblings: sister Veronica del Castillo and brother Ponciano del Castillo.
3Daughter of Eric del Castillo.

Pictures

Movies

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
El Americano: The Movie2016Rayito (voice)
Telenovela2016TV SeriesKate
Jane the Virgin2015TV SeriesLuciana Leon
The 332015Katty
Dueños del Paraíso2015TV SeriesAnastasia Cardona
Visitantes2014Ana
The Book of Life2014La Muerte (voice)
No Good Deed2014/IAlexis
Killer Women2014TV SeriesEsmeralda Montero
The Popcorn Chronicles2014Kate - Rosario
A Miracle in Spanish Harlem2013Eva
Dallas2013TV SeriesSergeant Marisela Ruiz
Arranque de Pasión2013TV SeriesEla Rivella
Punky Dunk Project: Punky Dunk and the Goldfish2012Video GameNarrator (voice)
K-112012Mousey
Grimm2012TV SeriesValentina Espinosa
Colosio: El asesinato2012Verónica
CSI: Miami2011TV SeriesAnita Torres
Without Men2011Cleotilde
La Reina del Sur2011TV SeriesTeresa Mendoza
Down for Life2009Esther
Vidas Cruzadas2009TV SeriesMariana
El Pantera2009TV SeriesCoco
Weeds2009TV SeriesPilar Zuazo
The Cleaner2009TV SeriesJosefina
Bad Guys2008Zena
Julia2008Elena
Under the Same Moon2007Rosario
The Black Pimpernel2007Consuelo Fuentes
Trade2007/ILaura
Lime Salted Love2006Isabella Triebel
Bordertown2006Elena Diaz
American Visa2005Blanca
Kate Del Castillo en La Riviera Maya2004TV MovieKate
Avisos de ocasión2004Amanda
Bajo la misma piel2003TV SeriesMiranda Murillo Ortiz
American Family2002TV SeriesOfelia
El derecho de nacer2001TV SeriesMaría Elena del Junco
Ramona2000TV SeriesRamona Moreno
Sendero mortal II1999
La mentira1998TV SeriesVerónica Fernández-Negrete
Alguna vez tendremos alas1997TV SeriesAna Hernández
Reclusorio1997Estrella Uribe (Segment "Sangre entre Mujeres")
Educación sexual en breves lecciones1997Ana
Azul1996TV SeriesAlejandra
Mujer, casos de la vida real1995TV Series
Amor que mata1994
Imperio de cristal1994TV SeriesNarda Lombardo
Sendero mortal1993Video
Mágica juventud1992TV SeriesFernanda
Ambición sangrienta1991
Muchachitas1991TV SeriesLeticia Leticia Bustamante
Violencia en altamar1991Video
El último escape1990Bárbara
Las sobrinas del diablo1983
Los de abajo1978

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Arranque de Pasión2013TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Vidas Cruzadas2009TV Series executive producer
Kate Del Castillo en La Riviera Maya2004TV Movie executive producer

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Primer amor... a mil por hora2000TV Series assistant director

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ghost Fever1986production assistant

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fox Files2016TV SeriesHerself
Fox News Reporting2016TV Series documentaryHerself
20/202016TV Series documentaryHerself - Actress
Noches Con Platanito2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Indie Scene2014TV SeriesHerself
Made in Hollywood2014TV SeriesHerself
American Latino TV2014TV SeriesHerself
Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race2013TV MovieHerself
Justicia para mi hermana2012DocumentaryNarration (voice)
Toyota Pro/Celebrity Race2012TV MovieHerself
Más vale tarde2007-2008TV SeriesHerself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2008TV SeriesHerself
Premios Fox Sports 5ta edición2007TV MovieHerself
Mosquita muerta2007Herself
Premios Fox Sports 4ta Edición2006TV MovieHerself
Premios juventud 20062006TV SpecialHerself
Premios juventud 20052005TV SpecialHerself - Hostess
Pa'lante con Cristina2004TV SeriesHerself
Premios juventud 2004: Acceso total2004TV MovieHerself
Noche de estrellas: Premios juventud 20042004TV MovieHerself
Premios juventud 20042004TV SpecialHerself
Otro rollo con: Adal Ramones2000TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Grandes finales de telenovelas2010TV Movie documentaryLeticia Bustamante
Otro rollo con: Adal Ramones2005TV SeriesHerself

Awards

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2011Special Silver GoddessMexican Cinema Journalists
2008Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsActress
2006Silver ColonHuelva Latin American Film FestivalBest ActressAmerican Visa (2005)

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2016Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Supporting Actress - Feature FilmThe 33 (2015)
2015BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting AwardBehind the Voice Actors AwardsBest Female Vocal Performance in a Feature Film in a Supporting RoleThe Book of Life (2014)
2015Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Supporting Actress - Feature FilmThe Book of Life (2014)
2012Imagen AwardImagen Foundation AwardsBest Supporting Actress/Feature FilmWithout Men (2011)
2009Silver GoddessMexican Cinema JournalistsBest Actress (Mejor Actriz)La misma luna (2007)
2006Silver ArielAriel Awards, MexicoBest Actress (Mejor Actriz)American Visa (2005)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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