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Los Reyes (TV series)


Los Reyes (The Kings) is a popular telenovela filmed in Colombia and produced by the Colombian network, RCN (Radio Cadena Nacional - "National Radio Network"). It debuted in 2005 and is available via RCN cable TV in the United States.

Plot

Los Reyes is about a working-class family and Edilberto "Beto" Reyes, the head of the family, who suddenly gets hired as president of a multinational company. The subplot to this story is an oversized jolly man who is finally coming out of the closet after two marriages and now working at a roofing company. This happens when he stops the former president of the company, a middle-aged woman with a terminal disease, from committing suicide. Beto shows the woman his daily life and his people, helping her get back on her feet. The president is grateful, and goes to France to get a treatment for her disease. When she leaves, she thanks Beto by giving him the presidency of the company.

The vicepresident, Emilio Iriarte (wrongly called "Urinarte"), who sought the company's presidency after the former president disappeared, and his family swear to take revenge. They focus on making the Reyes family go back "where they belong", but problems arise when Emilio falls in love with Laisa, Beto's 'sister'. Laisa conducts a television show on which famous real-life celebrities appear.

Other information

This comedy parodies high society and its treatment of the lower classes. There has been controversy about one character, Laisa Reyes, who is in the series and in real-life a transvestite. Reyes is well received by Colombian audiences.

Cast and crew

Cast

Enrique Carriazo as Edilberto "Beto" Reyes

Jackeline Arenal as Mayoli "Yoli" Gonzalez

Geraldine Zivic as Natalia Bernal

Endry Cardeno as Laisa Reyes

Julian Roman as Leonardo Giovanny "Leo" Reyes

Constanza Camelo as Hilda Edilberta Reyes

Jery Sandoval as Maria del Carmen Reyes

Henry Montealegre as Andres "Totoy" Reyes

Diego Trujillo as Emilio Iriarte De Las Casas

Janeth Wallman as Katty Vanegas de Iriarte

Daniel Arenas as Santiago "Santi" Iriarte

Tiberio Cruz as Edgar Galindo

Jenny Vargas as Alegrina

Catherine Mira as Maritza Galindo

Diego Velez as Eliseo "Cheo" Varona

Alberto Leon Jaramillo as Hernan Cifuentes

Ricardo Velez as Armando Valenzuela

Margarita Munoz as Maria del Pilar "Pilar" "Pilarica" Valenzuela

Rosita Alonso as Mercedes Rubio

Nataly Umana as Monica

Juan Camilo Hernandez as Mateo Santos

Jairo Camargo as Psychologist Simon Rodriguez

Katty Rangel as Lolita

Orlando Valenzuela as Martin Castro Novo

William Marquez as ''Ernesto 'Chiqui' Peralta

Bianca Arango as Herself

Teresa Gutierrez as Dona Flor

Marisela Gonzalez as Maria Eugenia Reyes

Carmenza Gonzalez as Dulcinea

Chela Del Rio as Dona Rosita

Sebastian Caicedo as Francisco Guerrero

Alfonso Ortiz as Eduardo Pinzon

Beatriz Roldan as Maria Fernanda "Mafe"

Valentina Cabrera Lemaitre as Annie

Vicky Rueda as Adriana Malaber

Thana Carvajal as Luz Dary

David Ramirez Lopez as Henrry

Guest stars

Raul Santi as Himself

Lucas Arnau as Himself

Maia as Herself

Jose Gaviria as Himself

Gali Galeano as Himself

Pirry as Himself

Helenita Vargas as Herself

Mauricio Chicho Serna as Himself

Crew

Adaptation by Juan Manuel Caceres

General Producer - Guillermo Restrepo

Director - Mario Ribero

Director Second Unit - Marco Antonio Galindo

Production Management - Catalina Bridge

Production Assistants - Alvaro Cortes and Dario Pineros

Chief of Production - Angela Pulido Serrano

Art Director - Juan Fernando Perez

Makeup - Rocio Lopez

Wardrobe Design - Jackeline Caicedo

Chief of Ambientation - Alvaro Carrioza

Director of Photography - Armando Barbosa

Field Producer - Alejandro Torres Salazar

Edition - Marcela Vasquez

Script - Rosa Guzman, Omar Teran''

Laisa's show guests

La Gata is an interview show created by Laisa within the series, these are the current guest stars.

La Ley

Ricardo Montaner

Diego Ramos

Pirry

See also

List of Colombian TV Shows

External links

Official page at RCN TV website

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