The success of Café con aroma de mujer on Netflix invites us to review what is behind this new version with William Levy and Laura Londoño. This successful production is based on a soap opera with the same name, broadcast in 1994.
On that occasion, it was starred by Margarita Rosa de Francisco and Guy Ecker. However, over time more versions have been released. In this note we will review the actresses who gave life to the romantic Gaviota.
MARGARITA ROSA DE FRANCISCO (COFFEE WITH A WOMAN’S AROMA)
The first version is from 1994, starring actress Margarita Rosa de Francisco (Gaviota) and actor Guy Ecker (Sebastián Vallejo). This production is considered one of the best telenovelas in Colombia, achieving total success in ratings.
It was created by Fernando Gaitán and produced by RCN Televisión for the now-defunct Canal A. It premiered on November 30, 1994, replacing La potra Zaina, and ended on July 24, 1995, being replaced by Eternamente Manuela.
In 1995 he won the TVyNovelas award for Best Telenovela. This role earned Guy Ecker great popularity, being recognized with the Best Leading Actor award.
Margarita Rosa de Francisco played Teresa Suárez, but affectionately they called her Gaviota. Innocent, romantic and owner of a beautiful voice that made everyone around her happy, those were the characteristics of the female character in the teledrama.
Currently the actress is 56 years old, she is a Colombian actress, singer, writer, composer and presenter. In addition, she is very active on social networks, where she does not hesitate to give her opinion on the political situation.
SILVIA NAVARRO (WHEN YOU’RE MINE)
The second version was made by Mexico in 2001 and was broadcast on TV Azteca. It featured the main performances of Silvia Navarro and Sergio Basáñez. Although it was very successful in its country, it did not manage to surpass the success of the original. On this occasion, the protagonist was called Diego Sánchez Serrano, and the production was in charge of Rafael Gutiérrez.
Silvia Navarro played Teresa Suárez Domínguez, known as Dove. The 43-year-old actress has starred in countless productions, being one of the most beloved and sought-after actresses in the industry. One of his last projects was in 2017, he stars in fall into temptation along with Carlos Ferro, Adriana Louvier and Gabriel Soto. She is also assiduous on social networks, where she posts moments of her life in order to be closer to her followers. In addition to being an influencer.
ANGÉLICA RIVERA (DISTILLING LOVE)
This third version starred Angélica Rivera (Gaviota) and Eduardo Yáñez, under the production of Nicandro Díaz for Televisa. This third proposal was broadcast in 2007 by prime time of El Canal de las Estrellas, but it made a variation. Instead of coffee, the television station used its flagship drink, tequila, as its plot line, achieving great success nationally and internationally.
The antagonists were Sergio Sendel, Chantal Andere and Martha Julia. And it had the stellar performances of Ana Patricia Rojo, Fernanda Castillo, and the first actors Ana Martín, Alejandro Tommasi and Martha Roth.
Angélica Rivera played Teresa Hernández García, known as Gaviota. The actress, singer and TV host decided to retire from the artistic world after marrying Enrique Peña Nieto, in 2010, when he was governor of the State of Mexico. Rivera dedicated herself to playing her role as first lady. However, in 2019 their marriage ended.
The 52-year-old figure is still away from television and dedicated to her daughters.
LAURA LONDOÑO (COFFEE WITH THE AROMA OF A WOMAN)
Café con aroma de mujer is the latest version of the telenovela of the same name. This proposal is also Colombian, and was produced under the production of Yalile Giordanelli for RCN Television in 2021.
On this occasion, the protagonists are Laura Londoño and William Levy. It first premiered in Colombia on May 10, 2021 through Canal RCN, while in the United States it premiered on Telemundo on May 25, 2021. Production ended on September 24, 2021 in Colombia.
Laura Londoño Tapia, Colombian actress, model and artist, played Teresa Suárez, La Gaviota. It should be noted that the name of the protagonists was preserved in all versions, unlike the protagonists, who underwent changes in When they are mine and Distilling love.
Last Thursday, January 13, the actress told a curious anecdote that earned her the role of Gaviota.
“My dear director Mauricio Cruz confessed to me in the middle of filming that when he cast me for Gaviota, 2 things caught his attention: 1) my acting, which he liked, and 2) my lost face when I paid attention to his instructions. , he thought it was a face that he didn’t understand anything and that he was absolutely lost and in the nebula, “foolish face” he told me (laughs) actually that’s always my face when I’m focused on something and paying close attention.” told the actress, attaching a series of photos of her character.
This version has achieved great acceptance, having high ratings on Canal RCN and Telemundo. Dish that has been repeating after being placed on Netflix. Coffee with the aroma of a woman is on the list of the most watched productions, leaving behind La Reina del Flow, Utopía, Pasión de Gavilanes, Yo soy Betty, la fea, Cobra Kai, Rebelde, Madre/Androide, Pablo Escobar: el pattern of evil and Rebelde Way.