|Eugenio Derbez Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10½ in|
|Date of Birth||September 2, 1961|
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
Eugenio Derbez is a Mexican actor and comedian who is best known for portraying roles such as José in National Lampoon’s Pledge This!, Dr. Nurko in Miracles from Heaven, Hawthorne in The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, and Maximo Gallardo Ramos in Acapulco. He has also done voiceover work in the Spanish Latin American version of films like Dr. Dolittle, 102 Dalmatians, Mulan, Shrek 2, Hellboy II: The Golden Army, The Secret Life of Pets, The Grinch, and many more. During the course of his career, Eugenio has been honored with numerous awards such as the Screen Actors Guild Award.
Eugenio González Derbez
Milpa Alta, Mexico
Eugenio Derbez took classes from the Mexican Institute of Cinematography and Theater and graduated with a degree in film directing.
He then graduated from Televisa Acting School with an acting degree. He has also taken dance, singing, and music classes.
Comedian, Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Author
- Father – Eugenio González Salas (Publicist)
- Mother – Silvia Derbez (Actress)
- Others – Silvia Eugenia Derbez (Niece) (Actress), Marcel Derbez Gilly (Maternal Grandfather), María de la Luz Amézquita (Paternal Grandmother)
Eugenio Derbez is represented by United Talent Agency.
5 ft 10½ in or 179 cm
74 kg or 163 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Eugenio Derbez has dated –
- Silvana Prince – Eugenio has dated actress Silvana Prince in the past. They dated around the late 80s or the early 90s. As a result of their relationship, Silvana gave birth to their son, Vadhir Derbez in February 1991. Vadhir has followed in his father’s footsteps and has become an established Mexican actor and singer.
- Victoria Ruffo (1992-1997) – Eugenio started going out with Mexican actress Victoria Ruffo in the early 90s. They took their relationship to the next level by getting married in 1992. The same year, she gave birth to their son, José Eduardo Derbez. They called time on their relationship in 1996 and the divorce was finalized in 1997.
- Dalilah Polanco (2003-2006) – Eugenio started dating actress Dalilah Polanco in 2003. Their relationship lasted for about 3 years before she released a public statement in October 2006 to confirm that they were no longer together. The rumors of their breakup had been doing rounds for a couple of weeks as he was pictured kissing singer Alessandra Rosaldo during an alleged date.
- Gabriela Michel – Eugenio has previously dated Mexican actress Gabriela Michel. In the course of their relationship, Michel gave birth to their daughter, Aislinn Derbez.
- Alessandra Rosaldo (2006-Present) – The rumors of Derbez dating singer Alessandra Rosaldo first surfaced at the end of the summer of 2006. Then, they were pictured kissing by the Mexican tabloids, which certainly solidified the claims that there was something going on between them. A short while later, they made their relationship public. After dating for nearly 6 years, they got married in a lavish wedding ceremony in July 2012. In August 2014, she gave birth to a baby girl, Aitana.
Race / Ethnicity
He has Mexican and French ancestry.
Often has a slight fuzzy beard
Eugenio Derbez has appeared in the TV commercials for the following brands –
Best Known For
- Having played the lead role in the comedy-drama movie, Instructions Not Included. The movie holds the distinction of being the first Spanish language movie to have earned $44 million in the US and $99 million worldwide in box office collections.
- Having appeared in the popular TV shows such as XHDRBZ, Vecinos, Derbez en Cuando, and La Familia P. Luche.
In 1983, he made his theatrical film debut in the Mexican drama, Por un vestido de Novia.
First TV Show
In 1981, Eugenio Derbez made his first TV show appearance in the comedy TV series, Cachún cachún ra ra!
Eugenio Derbez Favorite Things
- Mexico City Hotspots – Fisher’s seafood restaurant, Historic Center of Mexico City, Coyoacán, Santa Fe neighborhood, Xochimilco, and Teatro de los Insurgentes
Source – American Way Magazine
Eugenio Derbez Facts
- He got his first acting gig at the age of 12 after he was roped in as an extra in a Mexican telenovela. However, he didn’t start taking formal acting classes until the age of 19.
- He used to be the co-owner of Formula Renault team. The other owner of the team was actor and producer Israel Jaitovich.
- The Variety magazine declared him the #1 most influential Hispanic male in the world in 2014.
- In March 2016, he was honored with his Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at the iconic Hollywood Boulevard in California.
- In 2014, he collaborated with Benjamin Odell, the former Pantelion President of Production to establish his Los Angeles based production company, 3Pas Studios.
- In August 2022, Eugenio was involved in an accident and he later underwent surgery for the injuries that he suffered during the accident.
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