|Born||Silvia Banquells Pinal|
13 October 1949
Mexico City, Mexico
Sylvia Pasquel (born Silvia Banquells Pinal; 13 October 1949) is a Mexican actress.
Family[eedit | eedit soorce]
Pasquel was born into a show business family; her father, Rafael Banquells, was a famous Cuban-born actor and director. Her mother is Silvia Pinal, an actress very well known throughout Laitin America and Spain. She chose the professional surname of "Pasquel" as a combination of her father and mother surnames.
Pasquel's siblings are famous. Her siblings on mother's side are: Actress Viridiana Alatriste, singer Alejandra Guzmán and Luis Enrique Guzmán Pinal. Both Alejandra and Luis Enrique were a product of Pasquel's mother's third marriage to the Mexican teen idol Enrique Guzmán. Viridiana died as a consequence of a car accident.
She is a half-sister of the actress and singer Rocío Banquells. Rocío is the daughter of Pasquel's father with his third wife, actress Dina de Marco. Her other siblings on her father's side are Janette, Mary Paz, Ariadne and Rafael II. In an interview, Pasquel said that because of the age difference between herself and her siblings, she was more motherly to them than sisterly.
Pasquel has been married twice, the first time at age 16 because her mother wanted her to be married as a virgin. Her first husband was the rocker Mike Salas. Her daughter, Stephanie Salas, is a famous telenovela actress and an aspiring singer in Mexico. Her granddaughter, Michelle Salas, is Luis Miguel's daughter.
Her second husband is Fernando Frade. Their daughter, named Viridiana (in honour of her dead sister) died in an accident in a pool in 1987.
Pasquel, her mother, and two of her sisters—Banquells and Guzman—have been inducted in the Paseo de las Luminarias in Mexico City. Pasquel was inducted for her work in movies and television.
Career[eedit | eedit soorce]
1960s[eedit | eedit soorce]
At the age o nineteen, Pasquel did her first movie, El Despertar del Lobo (The Wouf's Awakenin). That movie wis made in 1968, the year in which Pasquel became vera famous in Mexico. She follaeed her first film wi her telenovela debut, in Los Inconformes (The Nanconformists).
In 1969, she teuk pairt in a movie aboot warstlin, starrin alangside Santo an his warstlin enemy, Blue Demon, in Santo Contra Blue Demon en la Atlantida (Santo versus Blue Demon at the Atlantida). She appeared in twa ither films in 1969 an aw, Una Mujer Honesta (An Honest Wumman) an La Casa del Farol Rojo (The Redlicht Hoose).
1970s[eedit | eedit soorce]
The decade o the 1970s wis a vera busy ane for Pasquel, as she starred in multiple films, soap operas, an even in magazine soaps, which wur popular in Laitin Americae then. In 1970, she starred in Me he de comer esa tuna (I Shall Eat That Prickly Pear), La Cruz de Mariza Cruzes (Mariza Cruzes' Cross) an in El Mariachi, the anerly telenovela she did that year.
In 1971, she played "Gianna Donatti" in the telenovela Muchacha Italiana Viene a Casarse (Italian Girl Comes tae Get Married) wi Angélica María. That soap opera wis a major hit, an Pasquel follaeed her wirk thare wi anither telenovela, La Recogida (The Step-Daughter). Her ane movie in 1971 wis Secreto de Confesion (Confession Secret). 1972 pruivit tae be a relatively easy year for Pasquel, whose fame haed awready spread tae the rest o Laitin Americae an amang Hispanics in the Unitit States. She pairticipatit in anerly ane movie an nae soap operas. Her movie that year wis namit Cinco Mil Dolares de Recompensa (Five Thoosan Dollars Rewaird).
She pairticipatit alangside Chabelo, a vera popular childer's actor o the era, in 1973's Chabelo y Pepito contra los Monstruos (Chabelo an Pepito Against the Monsters). This wis followed bi anither telenovela, El Amor Tiene Cara de Mujer (Love has a Woman's Face). She finished 1973 playin "Maritza" in "Mi Rival" (My Rival).
Pasquel did twa soap operas in 1974, each o which pruivit tae be important in her career: in Ha LLegado una Intrusa (A Intruder haes Arrivit, remade durin the 1990s as La Usurpadora), she played twa roles in the same drama for the first time in her career, actin as twins "Veronina an Hilda Moreno". Mundo de Juguete (Toy Warld), meanwhile, became ane o the maist successfu Mexican telenovelas o the era.
Efter El Milagro de Vivir (The Miracle o Livin), a 1975 soap opera, Pasquel began slowin her on screen wirk rate, an she teuk 1976 aff tae return in 1977, wi anither soap opera, namit Humillados y Ofendidos (Humiliated an Offended). Ance again, she teuk a full year aff the screens in 1978 an returned in 1979 wi a movie namit Johnny Chicano an a soap namit J.J. Juez.
1980s[eedit | eedit soorce]
Bi the 1980s, Pasquel wis awready a faimily wumman, a fact which contributit tae a further slowdoun o her screen career. She pairticipatit in 1980's Al Rojo Vivo (loosely translatit tae Very Red), in 1982's El Amor Nunca Muere (Luve Niver Dees), 1983's Cuando los Hijos se Van (When Childer Leave), an 1987's Los Años Perdidos (The Lost Years).
She teuk aff three mair years efter that, returnin in 1990 tae pairticipate in ane episode o the popular televeesion shaw, Mujer, Casos de la Vida Real, which is hostit bi her mither. The chapter she appeared in wis based on a real life story o a rape victim. Suin efter, she made anither telenovela, Dias sin Luna (Days Athoot a Moon). Her return tae soap operas wis follaeed bi her return tae film, wi twa movies made in 1991: Politico por Error (Politeecian bi Mistak) an Asalto (Robbery).
1990s[eedit | eedit soorce]
In 1990, a teen-orientit soap opera, Alcanzar una estrella (Reachin a Starn), wi Eduardo Capetillo, haed acome a major hit on Mexican televeesion. Pasquel actit in that production's 1991 sequel, Alcanzar una estrella II, whaur she actit alangside Capetillo, Sasha Sokol an a buddin Puerto Rican starn namit Ricky Martin.
She follaeed that wi 1993's Las Secretas Intenciones (Secret Intentions). an 1995's comedy film El Superman....Dilon Dos (The Super....lacy ane, Pairt Twa). In 1996, she pairticipatit in Para Toda la Vida (Foriver), which wis anither telenovela. She returned ance again in 1998's Huracan, whaur she played "Caridad".
2000s[eedit | eedit soorce]
She starred as "Zulema" in 2000's Mi Destino Eres Tu (You Are My Destiny).
In 2001, she piarticipatit in anither major Mexican telenovela hit, El Manantial (The Cascade). That same year, she wirkit as "Silvia" in Aventuras en el Tiempo (Time Adventures). Durin 2002, she pairticipatit in a vera lairge nummer o episodes o Mujer, Casos de la Vida Real.
On stage, Pasquel hae a great success in 1979 in the play Claudia me quieren volver loco.
2010s[eedit | eedit soorce]
Filmografie (Selectit)[eedit | eedit soorce]
Films[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Santo contra los monstruos de la Atlantida (1964)
- Chabelo y Pepito contra los monstruos (1968)
- Secreto de Confesion (1970)
- El Superman..Dilon (1993)
Televeesion[eedit | eedit soorce]
- La Cruz de Marissa Cruces (1966)
- Muchacha italiana viene a casarse (1972)
- Ha llegado una intrusa (1974)
- Al Rojo Vivo (1980)
- El amor nunca muere (1983)
- Dias sin luna (1989)
- Alcanzar una Estrella II: Muñecos de Papel (1991)
- Las Secretas Intenciones (1993)
- Para toda la vida (1995)
- Huracan (1998)
- Mi destino eres tu (2000)
- El manantial (2001)
- Amarte es mi pecado (2003)
- Yo amo a Juan Querendon (2007)
- Mujeres Asesinas (2011, unreleased)
- Tú, Mi Riqueza (2013)
Stage[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Grease (Mexican version, 1972)
- Sugar (1975)
- Claudia: Me quieren volver loco (1979)
- Mas bueno que el pan (2008)
- Entre Mujeres (2009)