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Eugenio Derbez (1962)

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Eugenio González Derbez is a Mexican actor of film and comedy television. He created the television series of XHDRBZ, Vecinos, and La familia P. Luche. Derbez is also a Formula Three Auto racing driver.


 life and career
Derbez was born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico, the son of actress Silvia Derbez and publicist Eugenio González Salas. Derbez developed an early childhood interest in acting. He made his television debut at twelve, acting as an extra in a telenovela. Derbez kept acting during his school years and took his first formal acting class at age 19. Derbez began his acting career in the theater. During the early 1980s, Derbez was a regular in Cachun, Cachun, Ra, Ra!, a Mexican television show. He also participated in En Familia con Chabelo, a children's television show.

In 1988 Derbez got his first recurring television position when he played a number of roles in a comedy show called "Anabel". In 1987, he briefly worked in a television series named Tal Como Somos ("Just The Way we Are"). In 1990, he played Eugenio in the comedy film Transplante a la Mexicana ("Mexican Style Transplant"). That same year he participated in Fotógrafo de Modelos ("Models Photographer"). Derbez kept making movies during the 1990s. In 1992 he began hosting the variety show Al Derecho y al Derbez.

In 1997 Derbez made his directing debut in a soap opera named No Tengo Madre ("I Don't Have a Mother"). In 1999 Derbez started a new show, "Derbez en Cuando". Derbez appeared in Carita de Angel in 2000. He also starred that year in Cómplices al Rescate ("Accomplices to the Rescue"), a teenage-themed telenovela. Derbez produced, in 2003, a television series named XHDRBZ. He later produced Hospital el Paisa ("Countrymen Hospital") and Vecinos ("Neighbors"). He also had acting roles in XHDrbz and Vecinos.

He was the leading man in La familia P. Luche, about a family whose possessions are made entirely of plush. He plays Ludovico P. Luche. The show is a spin-off of a segment of his variety show, XHDRBZ. In 2004 he appeared on Adal Ramones show, Otro Rollo, and in 2005, Derbez was the host of Univision's Premio Lo Nuestro ceremony. In 2006 Derbez directed a play titled La bella y la muy bestia by Mariano Moro at Repertorio Espanol in New York.

Derbez starred in La Misma Luna, also known as Under the Same Moon, alongside Adrian Alonso and Kate del Castillo.

In 2010 Derbez directed and hosted Latin Grammy along with Lucero. Derbez has remained active in theater plays as well, appearing in the Broadway play Latinologues.

In 2011 Derbez had a part in "Jack an Jill" which starred Adam Sandler.

He has bought a number of Formula 1 racing cars, which he has used to compete at various races.

He also plays the role of "Donkey" in Shrek in Spanish.

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