Fernando Colunga Olivares is a Mexican actor. He was born on March 3, 1966 in Mexico City.
Fernando was the only child in the family. He received a technical degree and holds an engineering degree. But in his profession, he never worked. Colunga decided to be cast in the theater. Suddenly he was accepted into the production. He then completed courses at the Acting Center. He was not married. Fernando dated Mexican singer and actress Thalia. She is also known as Ariadne Thalia Sodi-Miranda. Fernando has a relationship with singer Lucero. She writes songs, appears on television and plays in films.
Creativity and career
Fernando's filmography begins in 1988. At first he was an understudy. In 1992, he played Chicho in the Mexican TV series Maria Mercedes. A total of 82 episodes were released. In 1993 he began his work on the TV series “There Beyond the Bridge”. Fernando got the role of Valery Rojas in it. In 1994 he was invited to the TV series "Marimar". Fernando played Adriano in it. The main roles were played by Thalia and Eduardo Capetillo. Also in the series you can see Alphonse Iturralde, Miguel Palmer, Julia Marechal, Marisol Santacruz, Marcelo Bouquet.
In 1995 he played Raul Gutierrez in the film Adondra. Then he was invited to play the role of Louis in the Mexican telenovela "Maria from the Suburb". In this series, he again played with Thalia. The series tells about a young, modest girl. She has no education. Until a young age, she lived with her godmother. She had to work in a landfill and recycle. And now the godmother was gone. The girl had to get a job as a maid. In a rich mansion, she does a good job, except for the nagging of the hostess and the head maid. The series "Maria from the Suburb" has been nominated 6 times. He has collected 4 awards for Best TV Villain, Best Young Actor and Best TV Series. In 1997, Fernando played Armand in the TV series Esmeralda.
In 1998, he landed the role of Carlos in the TV series The Usurper and the film The Usurper: Continuation. The series "The Usurper" was created by Ines Rodin. The main roles in the series were played by Gabriela Spanic, Dominica Palleta, Mario Cimarro, Alejandro Ruiz, Maria Luisa Alcala. This Mexican telenovela was a huge success in Mexico. In addition, it has been shown in many other countries. The series has been translated into 25 languages. The plot tells the story of two twin sisters. They were separated at birth. The first is a kind, poor girl who lives with her mother. The second sister is rich, but cruel, selfish. She is cheating on her husband. The sisters meet by chance. A rich sister forces a poor relative to take her place in the big house. A kind girl charms everyone. But here the evil twin returns and tries to take her place again.
In 1999, Fernando played in the TV series I Can't Forget You. A year later, he began work on the series "Hold Me Tight" Fernando got the role of Dr. Carlos in it. In fact, it is a remake of the Mexican television series Deadly Sin, which ran in the 1960s. The plot tells the story of the love between a poor guy and a rich girl. The father found out about their romance. He fired the guy and hid his daughter. The girl learns about pregnancy from her beloved. A strict father takes away the born child and asks the maid to take him away. The girl meets a guy who can help her find a child. However, the young man demands to marry him in return. The roles were played by Victoria Ruffo, Araceli Arambula, Cesar Evora, Osvaldo Rios, Alicia Rodriguez and Pablo Montero. This series has been nominated 10 times and won 7 awards: Best Telenovela of the Year, Best Actor, Best Villain, Best Supporting Actor, Best Debutante and Best Debutant. Also, the telenovela "Hold Me Tight" was nominated for the award for Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress and Best Song, but did not receive them.
In 2003, Fernando plays Manuel in the TV series True Love. This Mexican TV series tells about life in the 19th century. One of the main characters is a charming woman who was brought up in a noble family. However, she fell in love with a simple soldier who has neither a loud surname nor wealth. The girl's mother does not support her choice and invites her to marry a rich man from their circle. In addition, the financial situation of the girl's noble family leaves much to be desired. A marriage with a rich young man would help the girl to improve her marital status. The role in the series was played by Mauricio Islas, Anna Martin, Ernesto Laguardia, Beatrice Sheridan, Carlos Camara. True Love was nominated for 13 awards, of which it received 9. It was voted Best Telenovela of the Year, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Story or Adaptation. The Best Actor award went to Fernando Colunga.
In 2005, Fernando begins work on the TV series Breaking Dawn, and then works on the role of Ricardo in the TV series Passion. Then, in 2008, he began his work on the series "Tomorrow is Forever". He got the role of Eduardo. This popular Mexican telenovela was created by Mauricio Navas, Tanya Cardenas and Conchita Ruiz. The series is about two children growing up together. The girl is from a wealthy family, and the boy is the son of a housekeeper. The roles in the series were played by Silvia Navarro, Roberto Palazueros, Alejandro Ruiz and Fabian Robles.
In 2010, Fernando plays in the TV series "I am your mistress". He got the role of Jose Miguel Montesinos. The film is about a wealthy heiress who lives with her aunt and cousin. The roles in the series were played by Gabriela Spanic, Jacqueline Andere, Anna Martin. The series has won 8 awards and has been nominated 16 times. Fernando Colunga won the Best Actor Award. In 2012, he began acting in the TV series "Because love is everything." In 2015, he was invited to the TV series Passion and Power.