|Born||(1987-05-18) 18 May 1987
Buenos Aires, Argentina
|Spouse(s)||Michael Bublé (m. 2011)|
|Relatives||Darío Lopilato (brother)|
Luisana Lopilato Spanish pronunciation: [lwiˈsana lopiˈlato] (born 18 May 1987) is an Argentine actress and model. She has appeared in the television series Chiquititas, Rebelde Way, Alma Pirata, Casados con Hijos and Atracción x4.
- 1 Television career
- 2 Singing career
- 3 Modelling career
- 4 Personal life
- 5 Filmography
- 6 Awards and nominations
- 7 Discography
- 8 References
- 9 External links
Lopilato made her debut in the television series Mi familia es un dibujo in 1995, and continued working as a child model. In 1999, she was chosen to play Luisana Maza in Chiquititas, a popular television series created by Cris Morena.
Lopilato signed a contract with the Cris Morena Group, and released four Chiquititas soundtrack albums — Chiqutitias Vol. 5 (1999), Chiqutitias Vol. 6 (2000), Chiquititas Vol. 6 (2001) and Chiquititas: Rincón de Luz (2001). She reprised her role of Luisana Maza in Chiquititas, la historia, a mini–series broadcast in 2001, and Chiquititas: Rincón de Luz, a 2001 Chiquititas spin–off film. In 2000, she appeared in the film Un Amor en Moises Ville.
Rebelde Way and Erreway (2002–2006)
In 2002, Lopilato was given the role of Mía Colucci in the 2002—03 television series Rebelde Way, created by Cris Morena. She starred with Benjamín Rojas, Felipe Colombo and Camila Bordonaba, with whom she formed a pop rock band, Erreway. Erreway released three studio albums — Señales (2002), Tiempo (2003) and Memoria (2004) — which sold over 5 million copies. Señales and Tiempo earned Platinum certification in Argentina (Señales earned double Platinum) while Memoria earned Gold. Their 2004 film, Erreway: 4 Caminos, was a box–office success.
In 2007, Lopilato left Erreway and Rojas, Colombo and Bordonaba toured Spain as a trio.
Domestic stardom (2006–2009)
After Rebelde Way, she received several acting offers and signed with Pol-Ka Productions, with which she made two telenovelas, Los Secretos de Papá and Los Pensionados. In 2005, Lopilato appeared in Casados con Hijos, an Argentine version of Married… with Children.
She portrayed Paola Argento, a character originally portrayed by Christina Applegate. She was nominated for a Martín Fierro Award for Best Supporting Actress. She once again worked with Cris Morena on Alma Pirata.
In 2007, Lopilato was host of Los Premios MTV Latinoamérica, Latin MTV Awards, with the former Miss Colombia Valerie Domínguez. She was nominated for an ACE Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role onstage in Arlequín, and appeared in the Martín Fierro Award-nominated television comedy El Capo. Gente magazine named Lopilato “The Face of the Year”. She starred with Rodrigo González and Sabrina Garciarena in the 2008 telenovela Encandilados, made especially for cell-phones, and also starred in the theatre play La Cenicienta with Rodrigo Guirao Díaz.
From 2008-09, she starred in the series Atracción x4. In 2009, Lopilato starred opposite Nicolás Cabré and Gimena Accardi in the film Papá por un Día. Her animated film, Plumíferos, which was completed in 2008, was released in February 2010.
International exposure (2010–2011)
In 2010, Lopilato completed the Channel 13 TV series Alguien que me quiera, in which she played Bianca Rivera, a sweet and sensitive young woman who struggled and suffered much for love. In November 2010, FHM in Spain ranked her 17th on its annual list Las 100 mujeres más sexys del mundo.
In late 2010, Lopilato announced that she was planning to marry the Canadian singer Michael Bublé in April 2011. Having completed the recordings of Alguien Que Me Quiera, Lopilato accompanied Bublé on his Crazy in Love tour.
In 2011, Lopilato made her first film outside Argentina, the Spanish thriller Predeterminados (directed by Jordi Arencón), as “Vera”. In June 2011, FHM in Spain ranked her 11th on the “Las 100 mujeres más sexys del mundo list.
Lobo, Una buona stagione, En Terapia and return to film (2012–2014)
Lopilato joined the cast of the El Trece series Lobo as a villainess, opposite Ana Linares‘s character (Vanesa González). In 2012, she portrayed Silvia, one of the lead roles in the Italian miniseries Una buona stagione (A good season) transmitted by RAI, which premiered during 2014. In 2013, she played a young cancer victim in the second season of the Argentine remake of In Treatment, En terapia, starring Diego Peretti and broadcast by TV Publica. She was nominated for a Martin Fierro Award as Best Supporting Actress in a drama.
In 2014, Lopilato starred in the comedy film Las Insoladas, directed by Gustavo Taretto (known for his previous film Medianeras). After the premiere in September, she announced her next film project, Los que aman, odian, based on the book by Adolfo Bioy Casares and Silvina Ocampo.
Variaciones Walsh, Fair Market Value (2015)
In 2015, Lopilato returned to Argentinian TV in an episode of the mini-series Variaciones Walsh broadcast on public TV. She went to Hollywood acting in her first North American film entitled Fair Market Value; the cast included Tina Benko and Wendy Makkena. In the same year, she was invited to join Tu Cara Me Suena, a talent show, as part of the jury.
Lopilato began her career as a singer in the TV series that launched her to fame, Chiquititas. In 2000, she participated in the album with other actors from the series. The final part of the series was premiered in 2001. After Chiquitita, the creator of the series, Cris Morena, rehired Lopilato for a new series called Rebelde Way, from which emerged Erreway, a pop group consisting of the four main actors of the series. Benjamín Rojas, Lopilato, Felipe Colombo and Camila Bordonaba were the actors chosen for the series and the group. They released three studio albums: Señales (2002), Tiempo (2003) and Memoria (2004).
Two years later, as the group dissolved, the series was sold to Spain and the success of its music. lead to a fourth and fifth album, this time a compilation entitled, El Disco de Rebelde Way (2006) and Erreway en Concierto (2006), and a show in Israel in 2004.
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Lopilato was the face of the underwear brand Promesse from 2006-10. In 2014, she finished her work as the face of Ultimo. She appeared in several commercials in Argentina and Israel. She has worked for [clarification needed] such brands as 47 Street, Promesse, Bubbaloo, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Gottex, L’Oréal and Gillette.
Lopilato became engaged to the Canadian singer Michael Bublé in 2009, having appeared in his music video for “Haven’t Met You Yet“. She married Bublé on 31 March 2011, in her native Argentina, with a full ceremony in April. They have two sons  Noah (born August 2013) and Elias (born January 2016) . Noah was diagnosed with cancer in November 2016.
Awards and nominations
- 2005: Martín Fierro Award for Best Comedy (Casados con Hijos) — Winner
- 2006: Clarín Awards for Best Daily Fiction Comedy (Casados con Hijos) — Nominated
- 2006: Martín Fierro Award for Best Supporting Actress in Comedy (for Casados con Hijos) — Nominated
- 2006: Martín Fierro Award for Best Youth Comedy (Alma Pirata) — Winner
- 2007: Martín Fierro Award for Best Sitcom (El Capo) — Nominated
- 2007: ACE Award for Best Supporting Actress (for Arlequín) — Nominated
- 2009: Cilsa Awards (for Protection against animals) — Winner
- 2009: FHM Spain magazine (86th on The 100 Sexiest Women in the World)
- 2010: FHM Spain magazine (17th on The 100 Sexiest Women in the World)
- 2011: FHM Spain magazine (11th on The 100 Sexiest Women in the World)
- 2012: DT Spain magazine (15th on The 50 Sexiest Women in the World)
- 2012: FHM Spain magazine (6th on The 100 Sexiest Women in the World)
- 2013: FHM Spain magazine (25th on The 100 Sexiest Women in the World)
- 2013: Tato Award for Lead Actress in Drama (for En terapia) — Nominated
- 2013: Martín Fierro Award for Best Supporting Actress (for En terapia) — Nominated
- Chiquititas 1998 (1998)
- Chiquititas 1999 (1999)
- Chiquititas 2000 (2000)
- Chiquititas 2001 (2001)
- Rincón de Luz (2001)
- Alma Pirata (2006)
- Atracción x4 (2008)
- Atracción x4 en Dream Beach (2009)