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Camila Bordonaba
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Bordonaba in 2005
Born
Camila Bordonaba Roldán

September 4, 1984 (1984-09-04) (age 37)
El Palomar, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nationality Argentina
Occupation Actress, model, singer, songwriter, theatre director, spokesperson
Years active 1987–2012
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Parent(s) Juan Carlos Bordonaba and Nora Roldán
Relatives Rodrigo (Brother)
Melina (Sister)

Camila Bordonaba Roldán (born September 4, 1984) is an Argentine former actress, singer, songwriter, theatre director, philanthropist, spokesperson and occasional model. She was part of the pop-rock band Erreway along with Benjamín Rojas, Felipe Colombo and Luisana Lopilato. As of 2012, she is no longer a public figure.

Biography

Camila Bordonaba Roldán was born on September 4, 1984, in El Palomar, Buenos Aires, to supermarket owner, Juan Carlos Bordonaba and podiatrist, Nora Roldán. Camila Bordonaba is the youngest of three siblings.

Personal life

From 1998 to 2004, Camila Bordonaba was in a relationship with her co–star the actor and singer, Benjamín Rojas at the time they were both cast for Chiquititas. From 2004 to 2007, Camila Bordonaba was in a relationship with Erreway production crew member, Carlos. From 2008 to 2011, Camila Bordonaba was in a relationship with a juggler.

Career

Acting career

Camila Bordonaba made her debut in the television show Canta Niños in 1987, at the age of 3, along with her big sister Melina. In 1996 she was chosen for the role of Patricia in Chiquititas, a hit TV series by Cris Morena. Portrayed Pato until Season Four, and when a new story began in 1999 she played the role of Camila Bustillo. Chiquititas became so popular internationally that fans in Israel, where the telenovela gained much recognition, demanded that the stars pay a visit to their country. Bordonaba also recorded six Chiquititas soundtracks, and also one for her first film, Chiquititas: Rincón de luz, 2001 film adaptation of Chiquititas.

Went on to play Marizza Pía Spirito in another international series, Rebelde Way (2002–03). Her character became a favourite of Rebelde Way fans. People loved her rebel personality and her reckless and outgoing attitude. Thanks to Rebelde Way, her international popularity increased even further. Rebelde Way was a huge hit among Latin American teenagers and was a never-before-seen phenomenon in Israel. Camila and her Rebelde Way co-stars Benjamín Rojas, Luisana Lopilato and Felipe Colombo also started a best-selling band, Erreway and they released three studio albums. She also appeared in Rebelde Way film sequel, Erreway: 4 caminos.

In 2004 appeared in Cris Morena Group series Floricienta. The following year she had a guest role in ¿Quién es el Jefe?, the Argentine version of Who's the Boss?, and starred as Sisí in the series El Patrón de la Vereda. In 2006, he was part of the cast of Gladiadores de Pompeya broadcast by Channel 9. In 2007 and 2008 she co-starred in Pol-ka Son de Fierro, which became one of the most watched series in Argentina. From 2008 to 2009, starred as Malena Lacalle in Pol-Ka's series Atracción x4. In 2010, participated in the horror movie Penumbra.

Camila is one of the most successful Argentine young actresses. She studied performance when she was 8 years old, and started acting in at the age of 12. In 2007 in Spain, she was elect "The beautiful international young actress" (she won actress like Jessica Alba, Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Biel and other).

Musical career

During the development of Rebelde Way, Bordonaba and her co-stars — Benjamín Rojas, Luisana Lopilato and Felipe Colombo — have become the members of music group Erreway. They turned popular immediately throughout Latin America, Spain, Europe, Israel and many other countries. All their studio albums, Señales (2002), Tiempo (2003) and Memoria (2004), reached Platinum certification. In 2007 Luisana Lopilato has officially left Erreway, which now consists of Bordonaba, Rojas and Colombo. They released Erreway presenta su caja recopilatoria, the greatest hits compilation, in 2007, and are working on their fourth album, Vuelvo.

Bordonaba has also been recording soundtracks for her television series and films. She recorded seven soundtrack albums for Chiquititas (1996–2001). In 2005 Bordonaba recorded a successful soundtrack album for her series El Patrón de la Vereda, which was her first solo album overall, from that album Bordonaba had many hits. In 2007 she joined Felipe Colombo and Vanesa González in a band for Son de Fierro. Her contract with Cris Morena Group almost stopped her in signing a deal with Pol-ka and the series Atracción x4; however Bordonaba signed and released a soundtrack album with her co–stars in 2008.

In 2010, it was reported Camila Bordonaba and Felipe Colombo had formed a band, La Miss Tijuana with their friend Willy Lorenzo. On their MySpace and Facebook profiles, the band posted their songs "Sólo Me Salva Amar", "Vuelvo", "Deja que llueva" and "3 iguanas".

In 2012, Bordonaba moved to Bahía Blanca and is no longer a public figure.

Philanthropy

Bordonaba runs an art gallery in Buenos Aires with her friend Felipe Colombo; all profit goes to charity. In 2007 Bordonaba started building her own art school for kids that cannot pay for classes in professional schools. The school was named Arcoyrá, and Bordonaba herself helped in painting walls and buildings. Felipe Colombo also helped, giving money for construction materials. Many fans and people wanted to help, and Bordonaba says that they mostly need books about art and films. The school was opened in 2008.

Filmography

Television programs

Year Program Channel Notes
1987–1992 Canta Niños Telefe Music TV show
1997-1998 Almorzando con Mirtha Legrand Canal 13 Guest
1997 Hola Susana, te estamos llamando Telefe Guest
1997-2001 Videomatch Telefe Guest
1998 Nico R Telefe Guest
1998-2001 Susana Gimenéz Telefe Guest
1999-2000 Sábado Bus Telefe Guest
2000-2001 Almorzando con Mirtha Legrand Canal 13 Guest
2001 Maru a la tarde Telefe Guest
2002 Georgina de noche Canal 9 Guest
2002 Implacables Canal 9 Guest
2002 Videomatch Telefe Guest
2003 Intrusos América TV Guest
2003 Almorzando con Mirtha Legrand Canal 13 Guest
2003 Media Mañana Canal 9 Guest
2004 Videomatch Telefe Guest
2005 Enfrentados América TV Guest
2005 TVO América TV Guest
2006 Soy el que más sabe de televisión del mundo Cuatro Guest
2007 Mañanas informales Canal 13 Guest
2008 El muro infernal Telefe Participant
2009 Hoy puede ser Canal 13 Guest
2013 AM, antes del mediodía Telefe Guest

Television

Year Title Character Channel
1996-1998 Chiquititas Patricia Telefe
1999-2001 Chiquititas Camila Bustillo Telefe
2002-2003 Rebelde Way Marizza Pía Spirito/Marizza Pía Andrade Canal 9/América TV
2003 Rincón de Luz Herself with the Erreway group Canal 9
2004 Floricienta Paloma Mónaco/Julieta Mónaco Canal 13
2005 El Patrón de la Vereda Sisí Ponte América TV
2005 ¿Quién es el Jefe? Judge Telefe
2006 Gladiadores de Pompeya Violeta Baratto Canal 9
2007-2008 Son de Fierro Karina Andurregui Canal 13
2008-2009 Atracción x4 Malena Lacalle Canal 13

Theater

Year Title Character Director Theater
1996-1998 Chiquititas Patricia Cris Morena Teatro Gran Rex
1999-2001 Chiquititas Camila Bustillo Cris Morena Teatro Gran Rex
2002 Rebelde Way Marizza Pía Spirito Cris Morena Teatro Gran Rex
2002-2007 Erreway Herself Cris Morena
2011 Una noche en el castillo Camila Bordonaba

Movies

Year Movie Character Director
2001 Chiquititas: Rincón de luz Camila Bustillo José Luis Massa
2004 Erreway: 4 caminos Marizza Pía Spirito/Marizza Pía Andrade Ezequiel Crupnicoff
2011 Penumbra Victoria Adrián García Bogliano

Discography

Soundtrack albums

Erreway

  • 2002 — Señales
  • 2002 — Erreway en Grand Rex
  • 2003 — Tiempo
  • 2003 — Nuestro Tiempo
  • 2004 — Nuestro Tiempo
  • 2004 — Memoria
  • 2004 — Gira 2004
  • 2006 — El Disco de Rebelde Way
  • 2006 — Erreway en Concierto
  • 2007 — Erreway presenta su caja recopilatoria
  • 2007 — Erreway en España
  • 2007 — Vuelvo

La Miss Tijuana

  • 2010 — Sólo Me Salva Amar
  • 2010 — Vuelvo
  • 2011 — Deja que llueva
  • 2011 — 3 iguanas
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