Gabriela de la Garza
3 October 1976, Mexico City, Mexico
Gabriela de la Garza Tamés
Actress Gabriela De la Garza was born in Mexico City to musician parents Sergio De la Garza, a pianist, and Carmen Tames Mejia, an organist. Her grandfather is the legendary Manuel Tames "Regulo" - one of the most influential actors of Mexico's Golden Film Era. One could say that her artistic sensibilities were passed down to her, ho...
Actress Gabriela De la Garza was born in Mexico City to musician parents Sergio De la Garza, a pianist, and Carmen Tames Mejia, an organist. Her grandfather is the legendary Manuel Tames "Regulo" - one of the most influential actors of Mexico's Golden Film Era. One could say that her artistic sensibilities were passed down to her, however Gabriela quickly distinguished herself as a versatile and well-rounded artist.Raised in both Mexico City and Guadalajara, Gabriela began cultivating her skills at a very early age. By the age of five she was excelling at both the piano and organ through the Yamaha Music School in Mexico City - participating in various concerts in such venues as the Ollin Yoliztli Cultural Centre and the world renowned Mexico City Theatre. By 12 Gabriela was studying contemporary dance at the prestigious Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes and by 15 she was premiere dancer on Televisa.She quickly transitioned to commercials and modeling jobs, working for such reputable firms as Ford Models in New York and various other international agencies. Gabriela then turned her focus to television, becoming the host for then popular music show "Ya TV' produced by HBO and Warner Music. The show made Gabriela a recognizable figure throughout South America, Mexico and Miami and she accomplished this while earning her degree in psychology from the prestigious Iberoamericana University in Mexico City.On the film side, Gabriela landed a supporting role as an avatar in 20th Century Fox's 2009 hit Dragon Ball: Evolution. She had a large supporting role in the independent film Nos Vemos, Papa and also played the lead role of "Mary Esquivel" in the period film El Fantastico Mundo De Juan Orol which won three Ariel Awards - Mexico's equivalent of an Oscar. Soon after, Gabriela landed the role of "Olga Ivanova" in Cantinflas, which was Mexico's official entry for the 2015 Academy Awards. Next up Gabriela will be seen in the lead role of "Camila" in Un Lugar En El Caribe.On the television side, Gabriela has had multiple series regular roles in projects like Jennifer Lopez' Como Ama Una Mujer, the hit show Bienes Raices and the hugely popular Las Aparicio. In the latter, she played "Alma Aparicio" which earned her a Best Actress honor at the 2010 International TV - Fiction Festival in Argentina and made her one of Latin America's top leading ladies. Gabriela was invited to join the last season of the Emmy nominated Capadocia for HBO Latino as the new lead 'Italia" who infiltrates the women's prison. She also participated as one of the new regulars for Mundo Fox's popular Lynch series. In 2015 fans will see Gabriela in Neflix's upcoming series Narcos opposite Wagner Moura where she plays "Diana Turbay" - one of Colombia's most respected journalists of that time.Gabriela has also produced and starred in several plays including A Perfect Couple (una Pareja Perfecta) and Hamlet Garcia. She had a starring role in the Mexico City theater production of Nora Ephron"s play Love, Loss and What I Wore and her latest theater performance was the lead role of "Helena" in Anton Chekhov's play Uncle Vanya.
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