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Luis Gerónimo Abreu
Abreu in 2014
Luis Gerónimo Abreu Ascanio
7 September 1972
Luis Gerónimo Abreu was born in Caracas on 7 September 1972 to Luis Abreu, an actor and theater director and Haydée Ascanio, television and film screenwriter and producer. He began his acting career at an early age through the influence of his parents that were in the performing arts.
His mother took him to several of her film sets, thereby exposing Luis to the world of acting. His first acting job was at the age of 5 years in the Román Chalbaud film Bodas de papel alongside José Bardina and Marina Baura.
He started his television career with his participation in the Venevisión telenovela Amor de Abril starring Eduardo Serrano. After this, he dedicated his time in participating in small roles in television miniseries and forming part of production crews and management.
Later, he returned to telenovelas in 2001 by landing a role in Leoandro Padrón's telenovela Amantes de Luna Llena. This served as a platform for the start of his international career. He got a starring role in a Peruvian telenovela titled Éxtasis. Afterwards, he returned to Venezuela to participate in a movie titled Plan B and to enter the cast of telenovela Cosita Rica produced by Venevisión in 2003 which became a hit that year. He then travelled to Mexico to participate in the TV Azteca telenovela La hija del jardinero. From Mexico, he moved to Colombia to play a role in Telemundo's telenovela La Tormenta in 2005.
He returned to Venezuela to star in several Venevisión telenovelas such as Ciudad Bendita in 2006, Arroz con Leche in 2007 and La vida entera in 2008.
He obtained another starring role in 2009 in the telenovela Un Esposo para Estela alongside Daniela Alvarado. The telenovela was very successful in Venezuela where it maintained high broadcast ratings.
In 2011, he was cast as the protagonist in Martin Hahn's mystery telenovela alongside former beauty queen and Miss Venezuela winner Mariángel Ruiz in La viuda joven. The telenovela became a major hit that year.
In 2014, he was cast as the main protagonist of Venevisión's telenovela Corazón Esmeralda alongside Irene Esser, Flavia Gleske and Jorge Reyes.
On 17 April 2010, Luis married his girlfriend, actress and model Claudia La Gata. Their wedding was televised live on the television show Super sábado sensacional. On January 17, the couple welcomed their first child, a son whom they named Salvador Abreu La Gatta.
|1979||Bodas de papel||Gustavito|
|2007||Miranda regresa||Younger Salim|
|2014||Liz in September||Carlos|
|2018||Death in Berruecos||Alejandro Godoy|
|2018||La noche de las dos lunas||Alonso Aragón|
|1988||Amor de Abril||Unknown role|
|1995||Dulce enemiga||Unknown role|
|1996||Pecado de amor||Unknown role|
|1998||Jugando a ganar||Unknown role|
|1998–1999||El país de las mujeres||Salvador Falcón|
|2000–2001||Amantes de luna llena||Cristóbal Caballero||Recurring role; 76 episodes|
|2003||La hija del jardinero||Alfredo Anzola|
|2005–2006||La Tormenta||Miguelón Camacho|
|2006–2007||Ciudad Bendita||Jorge Venturini "Grillo"|
|2008–2009||La vida entera||Guillermo Maduro|
|2008–2009||Arroz con leche||Simón Herrera||Series regular; 155 episodes|
|2009||Un esposo para Estela||Adriano Filipo Alberti Menocal||Main role; 120 episodes|
|2011||La viuda joven||Alejandro Abraham||Main role; 142 episodes|
|2013||Los secretos de Lucía||Rubén Olmedo|
|2014||Corazón esmeralda||Juan Andrés Montalvo Cordero||Main role; 138 episodes|
|2017||El Chema||Nelson Martínez||Recurring role; 36 episodes|
|2017||Para verte mejor||Onofre Villahermosa||Series regular; 92 episodes|
|2018||El Señor de los Cielos||Nelson Martínez||Recurring role (season 6); 2 episodes|
|2019||Bolívar||Simón Bolívar||Main role; 60 episodes|
- Mátame (2013)
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