|Kate del Castillo|
|Birthdate:||October 23, 1972 (age 41)|
|Birthplace:||Mexico City, Mexico|
|First appearance:||"Queen Bee"|
Del Castillo is the daughter of Kate Trillo and Eric del Castillo, a legend of the Mexican cinema's golden era and a former soap opera actor himself. Del Castillo also has two other siblings; a sister Verónica, and a half-brother Ponciano, from her father's side.
She made her acting debut in 1980 when she took part in a film called The Last Escape. She became well known in 1991 when she starred as Leticia in Muchachitas, a telenovela that was very popular all over Latin America. Muchachitas in particular reached the top audience spots in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Peru, and among Hispanic audiences in the United States. She also participated in other very successful telenovelas as a leading actress.
In 2013 she'll guest star as Esmeralda Montero in ABC´s Killer Women, which will be a remake of Argentinian drama Mujeres Asesinas, with producer Sofia Vergara.
- In 2009, del Castillo was appointed Ambassador for the Mexican Commission on Human Rights
- On February 3, 2001, she married football player Luis García. The marriage was dissolved on September 1, 2004.
- Del Castillo lives in Los Angeles