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Te Voy a Ensenar a Querer

Te Voy a Ensenar a Querer (I am Going to Teach You to Love), is a Spanish-language telenovela produced by the United States-based television network Telemundo and RTI Colombia. This limited-run series ran for 129 episodes from August 31, 2004 to March 14, 2005.


Alejandro Mendez is a very successful man, happily married to Isabel, whom he adores. He is the father of two grown children, Pablo and Helena. He enjoys the good fortune of being able to dedicate his time to what he loves most: his breeding ranch that specializes in providing animals for bull fights. Between the ranch and a real estate business he owns in the capital city, Alejandro and his family are to enjoy a very affluent standard of living.

Success can also breed enemies and Alejandro's life changes drastically when Isabel dies suddenly under dubious circumstances. Alejandro falls into a terrible depression and abandons all interest in life, his ranch and the people he loves.

Diana is a beautiful and strong young veterinarian who, at the beginning of this story, meets Pablo at a nightclub and turns him down due to his rich-boy attitude, arrogance and overbearing. Pablo is obsessed with her end once Diana is hired to work on the Mendez's ranch, he will try to seduce her by any means necessary.

After Isabel's death, Milciades, a landowner envious of the Mendez's ranch, joins forces with Deborah in a conspiracy attempt. She is an attractive and treacherous woman who married Isabel's father out of sheer interest and will try to eliminate her from the picture to conquer Alejandro and obtain his fortune.

The ranch is in midst of a crisis and Diana will stand up to the challenge to defend it. She will seek Alejandro and with strength and courage will urge him to pull out of his depression because his family needs him. Diana convinces him to return, to fight for the only true thing that will bring his life back. Together they will face the adversities and traps placed by the forces of evil and along and the way Alejandro and Diana will fall madly in love. But they both fear their love won't be reciprocated so they will never reveal their feelings for each other.

One day, Diana discovers that Alejandro is also in love with her and at the same time, Pablo, her faithful and lovesick suitor, finds out his father has stolen the love of his life. Pablo threatens to take his own life and manipulates the situation to take up all of Diana's attention. She feels imprisoned by the turn of events and Alejandro feels terribly guilty so he falls back to avoid hurting his son. Meanwhile, Milciades and Deborah conspire together to sat a trap that will lead to much disturb between Diana and Alejandro, causing a confrontation between the two.

This love will have to overcome many obstacles before the evil is unveiled. Pablo realizes that his father is Diana's one true love and convinces him to fight to reconquer her heart.


Main Cast in Order of Appearance

Secondary Cast in Order of Appearance

Maria Helena Doering .... Isabel de Mendez / Orquidea Fernandez - ''Alejandro's wife / prostitute Felix's illegal daughter twin sister of Isabel

Julio del Mar .... Tobias Cascante - father of Salvador

Natalia Giraldo .... Tulia Angeles Vivas - Clementina's and Empera's sister

Silvia de Dios .... Empera Angeles Vivas - Tulia's and Clementina's sister

Juan Pablo Shuk .... Juan Manuel Andrade &- judge, former priest, in love with Empera

Toto Vega .... Cachimbo - Milciades's workman, in love with Empera

Julian Alvarez .... Aycardo - Alejandro's workman, Justina's husband

Ricardo Gonzalez .... Pueblita Rozar - in love with Estefania

Didier Van de Hove .... Dr. Rodrigo Rodriguez - Alejandro's friend doctor

Olga Lucia Rojas - nurse 1

Alexander Rodriguez .... Dionisio - Pablo's friend barman in nightclub

Irene Arias .... Justina - Aycardo's wife, maid in Alejandro's house

Ivan Rodriguez .... Sacrificios Diaz de Leon - father of Bernardo, Margarita and Estefania

Luz Estella Luengas .... Clementina Angeles Vivas - sister of Tulia and Empera

Adriana Campos .... Margarita Angeles - daughter of Clementina and Sacrificios

Cristina Pimiento .... Estefania Angeles - daughter of Empera and Sacrificios

Enrique Ospina .... searchman of Isabel's body

German Rojas .... Vicente - headmaster of the village

Ricardo Saldarriaga - coocker friend of Salvador

Oscar Vargas .... Beto &- friend of Salvador

Juan Carlos Campuzano

Moises Cadavid - chief of illegal bandids

Leonardo Ospina

Emerson Piragauta

Alejandro Mendoza .... Daniel Perez - a boy who abused on Camila, killed by Deborah

Juan Carlos Torres - second abuser

Luz Mary Arias .... Monica - secretary in Alejandro's ranch

Alejandro Sabogal - workman in Aleandro's company

Jose Bautista .... Inspector Catano 1 - Vicente's accomplice

Sigifredo Vega .... Don Olegario - Diana's partner in veterinary business

Margarita Duran .... Raquel Buenrostro - mother of Deborah, killed by Deborah

Dilsa Garcia .... Deborah Buenrostro - young Deborah

Juan Rafael Restrepo .... Juan Rafael - workman in Alejandro's ranch

Santiago Alarcon .... Bernardo Angeles - son of Clementina and Sacrificios

Patricia Catano - Rufina's witch

Oscar Herrera - Milciades's doctor

German Arias .... Doc. Banderas - Alejandro's company's main lawyer

Alfonso Rojas .... Chucho Mejia - Milciades's accomplice and workman, then his enemy, accoplice of Deborah, 1 st brother form 6

Carlos Vergara .... Jacinto Mejia - 2 nd brother Mejia

Jaime Rayo .... Inspector Catano 2 - Vicente's accomplice— (actor changing)

Luz Marina Martelo - Pablo's therapist

Vilma Vera .... Dona Pepa - Bernardo's music teacher

Martha Isabel Bolanos .... Charo Bedoya - Juan Manuel's former girlfriend, Milciades's accomplice

Helga Diaz .... Nachely Carmona - Luis Carlos's sister

Ricardo Andres Herrera .... Emilio Contreras - son of sister of Milciades

Alejandro Tamayo - special force cheaf

Naren Daryanani .... Hugo - Margarita's husband

Jorge Sanchez - member of the illegal gang

Manuel Busquets .... Lorenzo - designer of Deborah

Ricardo Silva - bank manager

Sarlos Hurtado .... Moncho - Raquel's husband''


Director of Literary Development:

Perla Farias

Telemundo Executive in Charge of Production:

Diego Tamayo

Adaptation and Screenplay:

Socorro Gonzalez Ocampo

Literary Adviser:

Eduardo Macias


Carlos Fernandez de Soto

Claudia Rojas A.

Literary Editor:

Julio Gonzalez A.

Original Story by:

Dago Garcia

Felipe Salamanca

Art Direction:

Gabriela Monroy

Direction of Photography:

Eduardo Carreno


Manuel Guerrero


Claudia Carvajal


Cesar Chaparro


Alfredo Salamanca

Foreign Photography:

Alfredo Zamudio

Camera Direction:

Cesar Contreras

Felipe Sastoque

Theme Interpreter:

Jimena Angel

Musical Assistant:

Oliver Camargo


Natalia Rodriguez

Original Music:

Nicolas Uribe

Head of Production:

Andres Santamaria

Head of Locations:

Lucero Venegas


Alba Merchan Hamann

Director Assistant:

Alexandra Galindo


Mauricio Cruz

Agustin Restrepo

General Producer:

Hugo Leon Ferrer

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