How Old Is Rosalinda Rodriguez? Interesting Facts About The Telenovela Star

Profile summary of Rosalinda Rodriguez
  • Name: Rosalinda Rodriguez
  • Date of birth: March 29, 1970
  • Age: 54
  • Nationality: Mexican
  • Parents: Eugenio Derbez and Silvia Pinal.
  • Height: 5 feet 5 inches
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Years active: 2000 to date
  • Rosalinda Rodriguez’s Twitter: @Rosalinda_TV

At 54 years of age, Rosalinda Rodriguez is proof that Latino actresses appear to have a few things in common. They never seem to age and are always breathtakingly beautiful. While many movie enthusiasts idolize Hollywood stars, the world is gradually starting to take notice of actors and actresses who are driving the Latino soap opera agenda. One of such actresses is Rosalinda Rodriguez.

Rosalinda Rodriguez is a popular Mexican actress who is renowned for her role in television and movies. Her stock in trade is primarily soap operas and she has been acting for over 20 years. This article explores every little detail about the seemingly ageless and beautiful actress.

Early life and family background

Rosalinda Rodriguez was born on March 29, 1970, in Tampico, Mexico. Her zodiac sign is Aries and her father’s name is Eugenio Derbez while her mother is known as Silvia Pinal. The 54-year-old is Mexican by birth and has all the hallmarks of people from her Latino ethnic group. The only other information available with regards to other members of her birth family is the fact that she grew up with 2 siblings, brothers Jorge and Jose Lavat.

Her beautiful dark eyes and light brown hair are all framed by her 5 feet 5 inches body. Not much is known about Rodriguez’s educational background.

Rosalinda Rodriguez always dreamed of becoming an actress

Rosalinda Rodriguez
Rosalinda with other casts of La casa de al Lado – image source

As a child, Rosalinda was always very brave and outspoken. One of her greatest wishes as a child was to achieve success as an actress. That dream became a reality in 2000 when she made her first appearance on Venevision. She is now a veteran of several Latin-based soap operas and has been a regular feature in similar movies over the years. Below is a list of the actress’ movie appearances:

Rosalinda Rodriguez played the role of Rosa Saavedra de Rivera on Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio

The series was originally a Telemundo series that aired in 2017 and Netflix made a decision to purchase the rights in order to bring it to the attention of the general public once more. It began airing on Netflix in January 2021 and tells the story of the life and death of Mexican American music sensation, Jenni Rivera. It recounts her journey from pregnancy at 15, getting her GED, bagging a degree in business, and working as a real estate consultant.

The series portrayed Rosalinda Rodriguez in the role of Rosa Savavedra de Rivera, the mother of a talented musician. Although she wasn’t the only actress to characterize this role, she played the mother from ages 34 to 63. Rosalinda has previously stated that meeting the real-life mother of the musician made it relatively easier for her to play the role with ease.

Viewers are curious about other members of the cast of Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio

Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio casts – image source

Rosalinda Rodriguez is not the only talented actress on Mariposa de Barrio. The very gripping storyline and character depiction have left fans of the show with a desire to know more about the other actors and actresses on the biographical series.

Read on to find out what the casts of Mariposa de Barrio have been up to since the end of season 1.

Regina Orquin

One of a number of actresses who played the character of Jenni Rivera, Orquin perfectly interpreted the life of Jenni from when she was 9 years old up till when she turned 12. After making her television debut in 2016, the 14-year-old has made appearances on some other TV shows, including Como Dice el Dicho. She depicted the young version of Alondra Martinez in Al Otro Lado del Muro. Orquin continues to build her career as an actress.

Samadhi Zendejas

Another Jenni character player who showed what life was like for the actress as a teenager, Zendejas played the musician from ages 13 to 25. The 29-year-old actress secured her first acting role in 2009 as Amaya on Atrevete a Sonar. And she has gone on from there to establish a name for herself in the telenovela circles. Her latest movie role is as Cirse Ganoa on Falsa Identidad.

Angelica Celaya

Details of the later and final years of Jenni Rivera were accurately portrayed by Angelica Celaya who is grateful for the glowing words of approval that fans of the show have poured in her direction. The actress who was born in 1982 continues to build up her impressive filmography with several other roles in the Telenovela series. Her most recent role on TV is that of the main character, Daniela, in La Mujer de mi Vida.

Tony Garza

The handsome actor played the role of Rivera’s abusive first husband, Jose Trinidad Marin. A role he says was quite a challenge to deliver accurately. Needless to say that he did a fantastic job because fans really love to hate his character. The actor’s next role is that of Mr. Osuna in DFW the series Traffickers.

Julio Ocampo

This talented actor played the role of a younger Pedro Rivera from ages 17 to 34. The young Pedro Rivera was passionate and was in the process of setting up a company that would stand the test of time. Ocampo’s acting skills convinced the producers and fans that he was the best man for the job.

The Colombian actor’s profile on Instagram shows that he loves spending time with his daughter Zoe. He is probably taking time off acting since there has been no chatter about his next movie role since the first season of Mariposa de Barrio ended.

Gabriel Porras

The older and more polished Pedro River. Porras made an art of playing the older Pedro irrespective of the fact that they look nothing alike. Did a fantastic job too. The Mexican actor who just turned 56 continues to take on movie roles and has expanded his portfolio to movie production as well, and judging from his recent post, he seems to be relishing the opportunity.

Rosalinda Rodriguez filmography

  • 2000 – La Revancha as Tula
  • 2004 – Prisionera as Tarantula
  • 2004/05 – Anita no te rajes as Rosario Chayo Guerrero
  • 2005 – El Cuerpo del deseo as Cantalicia Muñeton de Cerinza
  • 2006/07 – Las dos caras de ana as Ursula Peralta
  • 2007 – Dame Chocolate as Hortensia Barraza Amado
  • 2008 – Valeria as Hilda de Hidalgo
  • 2010 – Perro Amor as Dona Beatriz
  • 2010 – Aurora as Pilar
  • 2011/12 – La casa de al lado as Karen Ortega
  • 2013 – Dama y obrero as Petra Garcia
  • 2014 – Reina de corazones as Carmen Solis
  • 2015 – Bajo el mismo cielo as Laura Morales
  • 2017 – Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio as Dona Rosa Saavedra de Rivera
  • 2018 – Soñar con una mujer Poseisa as Olivia Egurrola de Corsega

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Rosalinda Rodriguez plays her cards close to the chest when it comes to her love life

The 54-year-old thespian is actually not as open about her private, personal relationships. In fact, she is quite reserved when it comes to the status of her romantic life. Given how beautiful she is, a lot of people would be surprised to hear that every indication of the actress’ life shows that she is neither married nor in a romantic relationship at the moment.

However, the actress who came from humble beginnings has stood the test of time and managed to stay relevant in a profession that comes with its fair share of challenges.

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