Topacio was a 1984 Venezuelan telenovela produced and broadcast by Radio Caracas Television. It is a remake of Esmeralda, a 1970s telenovela produced by rival network Venevision, which in turn has been remade twice .
Topacio was written by Benilde Avila, Milagros del Valle, Ana Mercedes Escamez, and Delia Fiallo and directed by Luis Alberto Lamata and Luis Manzo. This telenovela lasted 181 episodes and was distributed internationally by RCTV International. It was also aired in Mexico's Canal 5 at 8 p.m. in 1985 and throughout Latin America, Spain and other countries.
Topacio, blind, the daughter of rich farmers, was brought up as a poor orphan. On the contrary, Jorge Luis, the orphan of a family of poor farmers, inherits a large fortune. When Topacio's background was discovered, the young girl had eye surgery and recovered her vision. From that moment on her life has changed, Aurelio and Blanca accept her, although she doesn't find love immediately.
Grecia Colmenares as Topacio
Victor Camara as Jorge Luis
Carlos Montilla as Rafaelote
Mahuampi Acosta as Eulalia
Alberto Alvarez as Indio Carvallo
Nohely Arteaga as Valeria
Arturo Calderon as Fermin
Carlos Camara Jr. as Cirilo
Zoe Ducos as Sor Piedad
Freddy Escobar as Humberto
Lino Ferrer as Alberto
Chony Fuentes as Hilda
Pedro Lander as Evelio
Alberto Marin as Dr. Martin Buitrago
Carlos Marquez as Aurelio
Amalia Perez Diaz as Domitila
Rosario Prieto as Dona Pura
Jeannette Rodriguez as Yolanda
Lourdes Valera as Violeta
Cecilia Villarreal as Blanca
Henry Zakka as Dr. Andrade
The theme song to Topacio is "Que por que te quiero", performed by Carlos Mata. The song was later covered by the tejano band Mazz.
List of famous telenovelas
Topacio at the Internet Movie Database
Presentation of La Dama de Rosa
Videoclip of a scene in Topacio
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