Monday, April 25, 2011

Felipe Colombo

Felipe Colombo Eguía (born January 8, 1983) is an Mexican-Argentine actor, Singer and musician, probably the best known for portraying Manuel Aguirre in teenage television series Rebelde Way and Lucho Fierro in Son de Fierro, and as a member of Argentine band Erreway.

Felipe Colombo Eguía was born to Argentine actor Juan Carlos Colombo and Mexican actress Patricia Eguía, on 8 January 1983. He was born and raised in Mexico City, Mexico. Influenced by his parents, Colombo himself showed passion towards acting when he was a child.
Colombo made his debut in 1991 Televisa soap opera El abuelo y yo, co-starring Ludwika Paleta and Gael García Bernal. The following year he acted alongside Anahí in 1999 telenovela Ángeles sin paraíso. Anahí eventually starred in 2006 hit remake of Colombo's 2002—03 television series Rebelde Way, Rebelde, as Mía Colucci, and became a member of RBD, the band based on Colombo's Erreway. Colombo also appeared in 1992 film Sonata de luna.
Colombo then co-starred Angélica María in 1994 soap opera Agujetas de color de rosa, which was successful across Latin America and among Hispanic audiences in the United States. He appeared as Carlitos in 1995 film Cilantro y perejil, and in 1996 had a role in an episode of Mujer, casos de la vida real, a show hosted by Silvia Pinal. In 1998 Colombo captured the role of Felipe Mejía in the Mexican version of Chiquititas, originally from Argentina. After the Mexican version flopped, Chiquititas author Cris Morena decided to give him a role in the original version, where he soon became one of the most popular actors.

Colombo captured the role of Manuel Aguirre in Rebelde Way in 2002. He starred alongside Camila Bordonaba as Marizza Pía Andrade, Luisana Lopilato as Mía Colucci and Benjamín Rojas as Pablo Bustamante. The four has previously worked together in Chiquititas, and now has established a band — Erreway.
Erreway became famous internationally and they have garnered gold and platinum albums in a number of countries. The show itself was nominated for 2002 Martín Fierro Award for Best Telenovela. The band released three hit albums — Señales in 2002, Tiempo in 2003 and Memoria in 2004, had three successful tours (Erreway en Grand Rex, Nuestro Tiempo and Gira 2004), and released a hit film in 2004, 4 Caminos. The film was based on their Rebelde Way characters, Manuel, Marizza, Mía and Pablo. The band confirmed split up soon after the release of their film and final album.

After his noted role in Rebelde Way, Colombo appeared as Miki in another production of Cris Morena, 2004—05 telenovela Floricienta. He also got a lot of attention playing the lead on the theatrical version of The Graduate, alongside with Nacha Guevara. The following 2006, Colombo portrayed deceased Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain on the theatre play No te preocupes ojos azules. He also portrayed Pastor in 2006 hit television drama Doble Vida, and appeared in one episode of Amor Mío.
In 2007 Colombo captured the role of Lucho Fierro on Martín Fierro Awards—nominated television comedy Son de Fierro. He worked alongside Camila Bordonaba for the sixth time in his career. He was seen in two films in 2008 — Fantasma de Buenos Aires and Solos en la ciudad, alongside his Rebelde Way co-star Sabrina Garciarena.

Colombo is the son of Argentine actor Juan Carlos Colombo and Mexican actress Patricia Eguía, and has a sister; currently resides and works in Buenos Aires. He and Nadine Dwek are the only members of Chiquititas to have foreign nationalities as well as Argentine citizenship. He was boyfriend Luisana Lopilato`s for two years (2002_2004). Now they are great friends, and Luisana Lopilato is like a little sister.
Colombo loves football and supports football club Boca Juniors. He listed Led Zepellin, Eric Clapton and The Beatles his favourite music artists, Norma Aleandro favourite actress and The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien favourite book.

Soundtracks
1999: Chiquititas 1999
2000: Chiquititas 2000
2001: Chiquititas 2001
2007: Son de Fierro
Erreway
Señales (2002)
Erreway en Grand Rex (2002)
Tiempo (2003)
Nuestro Tiempo (2003–04)
Memoria (2004)
Gira 2004 (2004)
El Disco de Rebelde Way (2006)
Erreway en Concierto (2006)
Erreway presenta su caja recopilatoria (2007)
Erreway en España (2007)
Vuelvo (2007–present)

La Miss Tijuana
2010 — "Sólo Me Salva Amar"
2010 — "Vuelvo"
2011 - "Dejar que llueva"

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