Adriana Cataño

Adriana Cataño

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Adriana Cataño is an American actress and television host. She has acted in Latin soap operas and has hosted programs on Univision Telemundo, TV Azteca, Fox Sports Americas and Telefutura.

Biography[edit]

Cataño was born in Miami, Florida, and is of Colombian origin. She studied Broadcast Journalism at Florida International University. She speaks Spanish, English and French. She has been featured in Latin American as well as USA television programs. She has worked for the top Hispanic networks: Univision, TV Azteca, Fox Sports America’s, Telefutura and Telemundo. She was the anchor of “Edicion Especial” a live-television show based on the entertainment industry, she was the host of Cinemundo and hosted most of Telemundo’s Specials. She also worked on Don Francisco’s Sabado Gigante which is Univision’s highest rated show for 7 years being part of the cast of La Familia Fernandez. Hispanics have seen her regularly on top rated shows such as Despierta America, Un Nuevo Dia, Sabado Gigante, El Gordo y La Flaca, Cristina, Suelta La Sopa, Escandalo, Ventaneando, Primer Impacto, Don Francisco Presenta, “Viva La Familia de Todo Bebe,” just to name a few.

Career[edit]

Cataño recently worked on WE TV’s “My Life is a Telenovela.” She also worked on Nickelodeon LatinAmerica’s “Grachi,” seasons one and two. This series was #1 in Mexico and 27 other countries. Grachi won “favorite show” at the Kids Choice Awards twice. She played Cristina Esquivel in the series. Adriana was also the anchor on VME Network’s new show titled “Pase VIP.” The show will air on Monday July 18 at 7:30 PM. “Pase VIP” is a 30-minute entertainment news show which is right up her alley. Adriana has acted in numerous television programs. She has co-starred in Latin soap operas, such as “Grachi” (Nickelodeon LatinoAmerica), Belinda, Secreto de Amor, Morelia, MariElena, Amor Latino and Cadena Braga. She has also been in American films and TV shows, such as Bad Boys, Holy Man, Miami Sands, ABC series Moon Over Miami and was the lead in Paradigm Pictures Independent Film “Zombie Farm.” This is a ground-breaking film which was shot in English and Spanish.

Outside of television, she has been featured on the covers and in featured articles in magazines and newspapers, such as FHM, Selecta, Ocean Drive, People, Cosmopolitan, HOLA, Conexiones Magazine, Gente Latina, El Especial, Open Your Eyes, TV y Novelas, TV Notas, MIRA, La Opinión, Men’s Fitness, El Norte, El Reforma and The Miami Herald among others. Her website http://www.adrianacatano.com is a favorite among Hispanics.

Adriana has been the spokesperson for Rooms To Go (largest chain of furniture stores in the U.S.) since 1995 which makes it evident she is loved by Hispanics in the US.

All of her sexy calendars 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005 sold out completely. Adriana is a household name among Hispanics. She is a favorite among the top advertising agencies in the US and is the “voice” of major television and radio campaigns for brands such as McDonald’s, Smirnoff Vodka, Alltel Wireless, Florida Lottery, etc.

Actress (25 credits)
 2018 Your Secret Admirer (Short) (pre-production)
Victoria
 2011-2012 Grachi (TV Series)
Cristina de Esquivel

Episode #2.81 (2012) … Cristina de Esquivel
Episode #2.80 (2012) … Cristina de Esquivel
Episode #2.79 (2012) … Cristina de Esquivel
Episode #2.77 (2012) … Cristina de Esquivel
Episode #2.74 (2012) … Cristina de Esquivel
 2012 America’s Most Wanted: America Fights Back (TV Series documentary)
Teresa

Raul Ortega (2012) … Teresa
 2009 Zombie Farm
Pilar Franco
 2007 ¡Qué locura! (TV Series)

 2006 La oreja (TV Series)

 2006 Sábado gigante (TV Series)

 2006 The Cristina Show (TV Series)

 2005 Decisiones (TV Series)
Viviana

¿Culpable o inocente? (2005) … Viviana
 2004 Ventaneando (TV Series)

 2004 Belinda (TV Series)
Jacqueline Tovar

Episode #1.1 (2004) … Jacqueline Tovar
 2003 Aprieta y gana (TV Series)

 2001-2002 Secreto de amor (TV Series)
Elisa Ferrer

Episode #1.150 (2002) … Elisa Ferrer
Episode #1.2 (2001) … Elisa Ferrer
 2002 Miami Sands (TV Series)
Cary Hernandez / 2.1

Episode #1.110 (2002) … Cary Hernandez
Episode #2.1 (2002) … 2.1
 1998 Holy Man
TV Hostess #1 (as Adriana Catano)
 1995 Marielena (TV Series)
Irma

Episode dated 7 July 1995 (1995) … Irma
 1995 Morelia (TV Series)

Episode #1.1 (1995)
 1993 Moon Over Miami (TV Series)
Julia Varga

Quiero Vivir (1993) … Julia Varga (as Adrianna Cantano)
 1991 Cadena braga (TV Series)

Episode #1.1

Self (14 credits)
 2016 My Life Is a Telenovela (TV Series)
Herself

The Starlet Letter (2016) … Herself
Blood, Sweat and Revenge (2016) … Herself
Walking Over Red Flames (2016) … Herself
The Young and Hangry (2016) … Herself
Breaking Brunch (2016) … Herself
 2010 Don Francisco presenta (TV Series)
Herself

Episode dated 6 January 2010 (2010) … Herself
 2004-2009 El gordo y la flaca (TV Series)
Herself

El gordo y la flaca (2009) … Herself
Episode dated 27 August 2004 (2004) … Herself
 2005 Escándalo TV de noche (TV Series)
Herself

Episode dated 31 December 2005 (2005) … Herself
 2005 Premios juventud 2005 (TV Special)
 2004 2004 Billboard Latin Music Awards (TV Special)
Herself
 2003-2004 Pa’lante con Cristina (TV Series)
Herself

Sexy a cualquier edad (2004) … Herself
 2002-2004 ¡Despierta América! (TV Series)
Herself

Episode dated 17 January 2004 (2004) … Herself
 2000 Ritmo Latino Music Awards (TV Special)
Hostess
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