|Born||Silvia Angélica Navarro Barba
(1978-09-14) September 14, 1978
Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico
|Partner(s)||Fernando Alonso (2007–2010)
Gerardo Casanova (2012–present)
|Relatives||René Navarro (brother)|
Silvia Navarro (born as Silvia Angélica Navarro Barba on September 14, 1978 in Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico) is a Mexican actress of film, television, and theatre, primarily known for starring in several telenovelas. In May 2012, People en Español magazine named her one of the “50 Most Beautiful”.
- 1 Biography
- 2 Career
- 3 Filmography
- 4 Awards and nominations
- 5 References
- 6 External links
Navarro was born on September 14, 1978 in Irapuato, Guanajuato. She attended and graduated from “Centro de Estudios y Formación” (CEFAC), TV Azteca’s acting school in Mexico City. She studied with accomplished instructors such as Raul Quintanilla and Héctor Mendoza.
In 2012, Navarro confirmed she’s in a relationship with Gerardo Casanova. In February 17, 2015 Silvia confirmed her pregnancy and later revealed that the baby was a boy. On September 7, 2015 she announced that she gave birth to her first son, Léon.
Navarro’s career began when she was still a baby, appearing in ads for different brands. As a child, she did casting for children’s telenovela Carrusel and got a role, but had to quit to go live with her father in another city. On age 18, Navarro was the host of a game show called A la cachi, cachi porra, broadcast by Canal Once.
In 1998, she did casting for Azteca‘s telenovela Perla, and unexpectedly, won the leading role. After that she continued to appear in Azteca’s telenovelas in a leading roles such as: Catalina y Sebastián, La calle de las novias, Cuando seas mía, La duda and La heredera.
In 2007, after three years of absence from telenovelas, Navarro returns to Azteca to star in Montecristo. The same year, she joined the cast of the play Chicas católicas, which tell the story of several girls between age 6 and 12, who begin to discover the life, and star in the film Amor letra por letra alongside Plutarco Haza.
In 2008, after 10 years, Navarro left Azteca and joined Televisa. On August 23, 2008, Navarro joined the cast of the production of Nicandro Díaz González, Mañana es para siempre alongside Fernando Colunga and Lucero. It become the most successful telenovela in the United States, where it’s followed by more than 6 million viewers.
In 2009 she participated in the play Todos eran mis hijos, and in the movies, Cabeza de Buda, Asesino serial.
In 2010, Navarro appeared in Cuando me enamoro, produced by Carlos Moreno, achieving again a great success in rating. In addition, she opened her first restaurant, ‘Sabor Amor’. On 2014, three years later, she closed it after low revenue.
She returned to the small screen in 2012, starring in Amor bravío, produced by Carlos Moreno, and gave life to ‘Camila’, a strong woman who after a great tragedy seeks her life and destiny in the Hacienda ‘La Malquerida’. Two years later, Navarro starred in the comedy Mi corazón es tuyo, a production of Juan Osorio, alongside Jorge Salinas and Mayrín Villanueva.
|1998-99||Perla||Perla / Julieta Santiago||Protagonist|
|1999||Catalina y Sebastián||Catalina Negrete Rivadeneira||Protagonist|
|2000||La calle de las novias||Aura Sánchez Ruiz||Protagonist|
|2001-02||Cuando seas mía||Teresa Suárez “Paloma” / Elena Olivares||Protagonist|
|2002-03||La duda||Victoria Altamirano||Protagonist|
|2004-05||La heredera||María Claudia Madero Grimaldi||Protagonist|
|2006-07||Montecristo||Laura Ledezma de Lombardo / Laura Sáenz Gutiérrez||Protagonist|
|2008-09||Mañana es para siempre||Fernanda Elizalde Rivera||Protagonist|
|2010-11||Cuando me enamoro||Renata Monterrubio Álvarez / Regina Gamba Soberón||Protagonist|
|2012||Amor Bravío||Camila Monterde Santos||Protagonist|
|2014-15||Mi corazón es tuyo||Ana Leal||Protagonist|
|2016-17||La candidata||Regina Bárcenas||Protagonist|
|2017-18||Caer en tentación||Raquel Becker||Protagonist|
|2002||Cara o Cruz||Libra||Series|
|Robando el rock and roll||Short film|
|El Tenorio cómico||Doña Inés||Theater|
|Químicos para el amor||Larissa /Julia /Regina||Theater|
|2006||Dragones: destino de fuego||Marina (Voice)||Film|
|2007||Chicas católicas||Eva Durazo/Hermana Sacre Coeur||Theater|
|2008||Amor letra por letra||Hannah||Film|
|2009||Todos eran mis hijos||Ann Deever||Theater|
|Cabeza de Buda||Magdalena||Film|
|Asesino serial||Short film|
|2010||Te presento a Laura||Andrea||Film|
|Labios Rojos||Blanca Caballeros||Film|
|2013||Locos de amor||May||Theater|
|2014||El Misantropo o el Violento Enamorado||Celimena||Theater|
|La Dictadura Perfecta||Lucía Garza||Film|
|2015||Mi Corazon Es Tuyo||Ana Leal||Theater|
|2016||Finding Dory||Destiny||Latin Spanish dub (voice)|
Awards and nominations
|2009||Female Revelation||Amor letra por letra||Nominated|
|2015||Best supporting actress||La dictadura perfecta||Nominated|
|2009||Best Couple with Fernando Colunga||Mañana es para siempre||Won|
|Surprise of the Year|
|2011||Cuando me enamoro||Nominated|
|2014||Mi corazón es tuyo||Won|
- 2012: The magazine People en Español named her as one of “50 Most Beautiful”.
|2013||¡Chica que me quita el sueño!||Amor bravío||Nominated|
|2015||Protagonista favorita||Mi corazón es tuyo||Won|
Association of Theatre Journalists Awards
|2010||Best Actress||Todos eran mis hijos||Nominated|
Association of Theatre Critics and Journalists Awards
|2010||Best Female Co-acting||Todos eran mis hijos||Won|
|2007||Actress Revelation||Mar muerto|
TV Adicto Golden Awards
|2013||Best Lead Actress||Amor Bravío||Won|
|2013||Favoritos del Público||Favorite Couple||Amor Bravío||Nominated|
|2015||Favorite Couple||Mi corazón es tuyo||Nominated|
|2017||Premios TVyNovelas||Best Actress||La candidata|
|Born||Rachel Joy Shenton
(1987-12-21) 21 December 1987
Rachel Joy Shenton (born 21 December 1987) is an English actress who has appeared in a number of British television series and films. She is most well known for her role as Mitzeee Minniver on the Channel 4 teen drama Hollyoaks. Shenton made her American TV debut on ABC Family drama Switched at Birth in Season 3 as Lily Summers and stayed until the show’s finale in Season 5. Shenton also appears in BBC2 comedy White Gold. In 2018, she won an Academy Award for her short film The Silent Child.
Shenton was born in Stoke-on-Trent and has lived in the suburb of Caverswall. She attended two high schools, one in Cheadle. In between acting roles she volunteered at her local charity Deaflinks. Shenton’s acting career began with small recurring parts in various television series such as Holby City and Waterloo Road. She also filmed various television commercials for the Ministry of Defence, DFS and Sega Superstars Tennis and appeared in two British films. She continued recurring appearances in 2008 appearing in Nickelodeon’s series Genie in the House and Five’s Sophia’s Diary, playing Sofia’s wayward sister ‘Trisha’.
In April 2010 it was announced that Shenton had been cast in Hollyoaks as Mitzeee Minniver, a wannabe glamour model. Shenton described her character as being the complete opposite of her. Her casting came as part of new producer Paul Marquess‘ major revamp of the serial. Before her character had appeared on-screen Shenton received media attention for her image, with tabloids reporting on her likeness to Cheryl Cole. Shenton described the attention and comparisons as “very flattering”. On 20 December 2012, Shenton announced her decision to leave Hollyoaks. She has described the experience as an “amazing two years” of her life. Shenton’s final scenes as Mitzeee aired on 15 February 2013, when the character moved to the United States.
On 28 April 2014 it was announced that Shenton would make her US television debut in season 3 of the ABC Family drama Switched at Birth, playing young student teacher, Lilly Summers. Shenton went on to shoot season 4 and 5 which was when the show ended. The final season aired in February 2017. In October 2017, Shenton joined the cast of BBC2 comedy series White Gold playing Alpha Female Joanne Scott, alongside James Buckley and Joe Thomas.
When Shenton was twelve, her father became deaf after undergoing chemotherapy treatment for cancer. Following the death of her father, Shenton learned sign language and qualified as an interpreter. In 2011 Shenton was made ambassador for the National Deaf Children’s Society and she continues to raise awareness of deafness in the UK. In March 2011, Shenton completed a skydive in aid of National Deaf Children’s Society. In February 2012, Shenton announced that she was due to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of the charity. In May 2011, Shenton helped to launch a social networking website for deaf people named “Viewtalk”. In October 2012, she climbed the BT Tower in aid of Action on Hearing Loss. She is engaged to director Chris Overton.
|2004||Kiss & Tell||Claire||Short film|
|2005||Holby City||Katrina Hobsbawn||1 episode: “Doing the Right Thing” (7.52)|
|Xlitherman||Shade Girl||Feature Film|
|2006||Doctors||Sadie Slade||1 episode: “Positively Blooming” (7.115)|
|2007||Waterloo Road||Courtney||3 episodes|
|Doctors||Jade Hearn/Robertson||1 episode: “Careers Day” (9.111)|
|Sophia’s Dairy||Tricia||1 episode|
|Genie in the House||Amy||1 episode: “Curse of the Genie Ring” (3.09)|
|2009||Money Kills||Anya||Feature film|
|2010–13||Hollyoaks||Mitzeee Minniver||Regular cast member (234 episodes)
23 July 2010 – 15 February 2013
|2011||Blood and Bone China||Anna Fitzgerald||10 episodes|
|2014–2017||Switched at Birth||Lily Summers||19 episodes|
|2017||White Gold||Joanne Scott||BBC2 and Netflix comedy series|
|2017||The Silent Child||Joanne||Also writer|
|2005||NSPCC Eye Opener||Abused teenager||Voice over|
|2006||Bulldog Broadband||Presenter||Voice over|
|2009||Selston Cosmetic Clinic||Presenter||Voice over|
Awards and nominations
|2011||British Soap Awards||Sexiest Female||Hollyoaks||Nominated|
|All About Soap Bubble Awards||Best Newcomer||Hollyoaks||Nominated|
|TV Choice Awards||Best Soap Newcomer||Hollyoaks||Nominated|
|Inside Soap Awards||Best Newcomer||Hollyoaks||Nominated|
|2012||Inside Soap Awards||Sexiest Female||Hollyoaks||Nominated|
|National Television Awards||Serial Drama Performance||Hollyoaks||Nominated|
|2017||London Independent Film Festival||Best Actress||The Silent Child||Won|
|Overcome Film Festival||Won|
|Academy Awards||Best Live Action Short Film||Won|