Maria Elisa Camargo
Ecuadorian actress Maria Elisa Camargo knew she wanted to be an artist since childhood when she got asked to be part of kids show Dr. Expertus. At 17 she moved to Bogota where she began her studies in economics. In 2005 she auditioned for X Factor Colombia making it to the competition. She then appeared on various RCN shows, eventually landing a role on the telenovela Floricienta.
After this Maria Elisa Camargo was hired to play Maria Alegria in La Marca del Deseo with Stephanie Cayo and Alfonso Baptista. This was her 1st exposure on American TV, as it was made by RCN for Univision, and also her 1st leading role and singing opportunity. In 2009 she moved to Mexico and started auditioning in Televisa until she got her first shot in Verano de Amor playing the villain of the story.
She was also Monica in Hasta Que el Dinero Nos Separe with Pedro Fernandez and Itatí Cantoral. In 2010 she portrayed Kristel in Llena de Amor as one of the villains alongside http://remoandaluz.es/servicio-medico/comprar-cialis-online Altair Jarabo and Azela Robinson, and this got her recognized by Telemundo, who later contracted her for a star role in Flor Salvaje.
Her real shot in Mexico was Televisa's Porque el Amor Manda, prime time show starred by Fernando Colunga.
Maria Elisa Camargo played the hilarious Patricia Zorrilla and stole the show! It was an absolute success and immediately got her the star status.
This lead to her 1st role in a movie, Natalie in Volando Bajo, and also to Univision inviting her to compete as one of the stars of MQB (Latino Dancing With the Stars) showing her surprising skills as a dancer and after a month of competition, Telemundo Studios signed her as their prime time star for their next 2 projects En Otra Piel and Bajo el Mismo Cielo which created a new record for Telemundo being the 1st show at 9pm gaining more ratings than its direct competitor Univision.
She then starred in the musical series "Tarde Lo Conocí" which tells the real story of Patricia Teheran, a colombian singer who died tragically in a car accident. Her role of Patricia has been her biggest challenge so far since she's singing LIVE in every musical scene. This production was a huge success in Colombia and South America.
She also continued growing in the cinema industry, playing the role of Celeste in the ecuadorian movie "Thin Walls", a deep and touching story about suicide.
Her last project with Telemundo was "El Barón", in which she starred as Isabel Garcia, a brave and smart woman who ends up becoming the wife of the most important Drug Lord in Miami. Produced by Sony Pictures and directed by Rodrigo Triana, this is a musical documentary style story that tells, through the mind of Nacho Montero, the story of the beginning of cocaine trafficking in the United States.
Her last movie was Caribbean Cinema's "Los Leones", the sequel for the successful "Qué León", a comedy about the love story of Jose Miguel (Ozuna) and Nicole, two lovers from very different upbringings.
Her crossover began on 2018 with her participation in the short film "Unimundo", directed by Thembi Banks for HBO Access. She played Maria Alejandra, a conservative, sensationalist reporter and former beauty queen, during the Trump election in 2016. After this, she got invited to guest star "Warrior", playing the role of Marisol Rooker. Warrior is an American action television series created by Jonathan Tropper and Justin Lin (Fast and the Furious) that premiered on April 5, 2019, on Cinemax. It is based on an original concept by Bruce Lee. Set during the Tong Wars in late 1870s San Francisco, California, the series follows Ah Sahm, a martial arts prodigy who immigrates to San Francisco from China, in search of his sister, only to be sold to one of the most powerful tong in Chinatown.