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Silvia Derbez
Lucille Silvia Derbez Amézquita

(1932-03-08)March 8, 1932
DiedApril 6, 2002(2002-04-06) (aged 70)
Years active1949–2001
ChildrenEugenio Derbez

Lucille Silvia Derbez Amézquita,[1] better known as Silvia Derbez (March 8, 1932 – April 6, 2002) was a Mexican film and television actress. She was the lead actress in the first telenovela produced in Mexico, Senda Prohibida.[2]

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Derbez was born in San Luis Potosí, Mexico on March 8, 1932.[1] She is the daughter of French businessman[3] Marcel Derbez Gilly and María de la Luz Amézquita,[4] a Mexican housewife.[5] As a young child, she studied dance, and then began performing in dance theater.[5] At age 13, she began to learn acting with Seki Sano.[5]

Her first participation in film was as an extra in the 1948 film Tarzan and the Mermaids.[1] She debuted in Mexican film in the 1947 film La Novia del Mar (The Bride of the Sea).[1][6][4] Her early film career included Allá en el Rancho Grande (Out on the Big Ranch) in 1948,[4] and the role of Beatriz in the classic cabaretera film noir Salón México.[7][5]

In the 1958 telenovela Senda prohibida (Forbidden Way), the first daily telenovela broadcast in Mexico, Derbez played the lead role of Nora.[8][9] Derbez also played the title role in the telenovela Elisa.[8]

In addition to her film and television career, Derbez performed in theatrical productions, and formed the Derbez-Banquells theater company with Rafael Banquells.[5] She also had a career in radio, which included a radio program where she sang with the Juan García Esquivel orchestra, participation in a variety of XEQ and XEW programs, and work as a professionally licensed announcer for commericials and programs.[5]

Her career in film and telenovelas in the 1960s and 1970s included the telenovela María Isabel in 1966, where she played the title role,[10][11][4] and the lead role in the telenovela Cruz de amor in 1968.[12] During the 1970s, her telenovela work included Angelitos negros (Black Angels), El derecho de los hijos (Your Children's Rights) and La recogida (The collection).[4] In 1975 and 1976, she played Caridad in Ven conmigo (Come with Me).[13][14] From 1977 to 1978, she had a lead role in Acompáñame.[15]

During the 1980s, her work included participation in a remake of one of Latin America's most popular telenovelas,[16] Simplemente Maria, in 1989.[17][4] In the 1990s, her acting career included the 1993 film Zapatos Viejos (Old Shoes), the role of Milagros in the telenovela Lazos de Amor and the role of Leonor in the telenovela Los hijos de nadie (Nobody's Children), and a role in the 1998 telenovela La usurpadora (The supplanter).[4]

Her final role in a telenovela was in La intrusa (The Intruder) in 2001.[6][1]

She died on April 6, 2002, aged 70, from lung cancer.[1]



Derbez married Eugenio González Sánchez de Tagle in 1957, and they had two children:[5] Eugenio,[9] and a daughter.[6] Her husband Eugenio González died in 1986.[4] Her granddaughter, Aislinn Derbez, is an actress.[19] Two other grandchildren, Vadhir Derbez and José Eduardo Derbez, are actors as well.[citation needed]



  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Cremaron a la actriz Silvia Derbez". La Opinión. Notimex. 8 April 2002. Retrieved 5 February 2024.
  2. ^ Benavides, O. Hugo (26 October 2017). "Mexican Telenovelas". Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History. doi:10.1093/acrefore/9780199366439.013.458. Retrieved 3 February 2024.
  3. ^ Erlick, June Carolyn (2 October 2017). Telenovelas in Pan-Latino Context. Routledge. p. 112. ISBN 978-1-134-81188-5.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h "2002: Deja de existir Silvia Derbez, un legado para el cine y la TV". El Siglo de Torreón (in Spanish). El Universal. 6 April 2013. Retrieved 5 February 2024.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i Mendoza de Lira, Alejandra; Tapia, Victoria (7 April 2002). "Murió Silvia Derbez, reina de las telenovelas". El Universal (in Spanish). Retrieved 5 February 2024.
  6. ^ a b c Barrios, Carlos (9 March 2020). "Quién era la madre de Eugenio Derbez". El Debate (Mexico). Retrieved 4 February 2024.
  7. ^ Tierney, Dolores (4 January 2019). Emilio Fernández: Pictures in the margins. Manchester University Press. p. 122. ISBN 978-1-5261-4134-7.
  8. ^ a b Bonilla, Laura Camila Ramírez (2015). "La Hora De La TV: Incursión De La Televisión Y La Telenovela En La Vida Cotidiana De La Ciudad De México (1958-1966)". Historia Mexicana. 65 (1 (257)): 303–304, 312, 315, 341–342. ISSN 0185-0172.
  9. ^ a b Civita, Alicia (7 July 2023). "Silvia Derbez's Legacy Lives On in Modern Retelling of Mexico's First Telenovela 'Senda Prohibida'". We are Mitú. Retrieved 4 February 2024.
  10. ^ Rios, Sofia (4 May 2015). "Representation and Disjunction: Made-up Maids in Mexican Telenovelas". Journal of Iberian and Latin American Research. 21 (2): 223–233. doi:10.1080/13260219.2015.1092647 – via Taylor & Francis Online.
  11. ^ Anderson, Stewart; Chakars, Melissa (20 November 2014). Modernization, Nation-Building, and Television History. Routledge. p. 167. ISBN 978-1-317-67798-7.
  12. ^ "Silvia Derbez y el día que representó a San Luis Potosí en Miss México". San Luis El Universal (in Spanish). 18 May 2022. Retrieved 6 February 2024.
  13. ^ Erlick, June Carolyn (2 October 2017). Telenovelas in Pan-Latino Context. Routledge. p. 28. ISBN 978-1-134-81188-5.
  14. ^ Wright, Amy E. (1 July 2023). Serial Mexico: Storytelling across Media, from Nationhood to Now. Vanderbilt University Press. p. 225. ISBN 978-0-8265-0563-7.
  15. ^ Basten, Stuart (June 2009). "Mass media and reproductive behaviour: serial narratives, soap operas and telenovelas". The Future of Human Reproduction: Working Paper (7): 5. Retrieved 3 February 2024.
  16. ^ Anderson, Stewart; Chakars, Melissa (20 November 2014). Modernization, Nation-Building, and Television History. Routledge. pp. 135, 137. ISBN 978-1-317-67799-4.
  17. ^ Lejarazu, Liliana (10 November 2007). "Se pone Vanessa Bauche el delantal". La Opinión. Agencia Reforma. Retrieved 5 February 2024.
  18. ^ "XII 1957 — Ganadores y nominados" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas. 1957. Archived from the original on 16 June 2016. Retrieved May 24, 2016.
  19. ^ Hernández, Karen (18 March 2023). ""La misma mirada": Aislinn Derbez cumplió 37 y cada vez se parece más a Silvia Derbez (FOTOS)". Nueva Mujer (in Spanish). Retrieved 5 February 2024.

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