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 María Mercedes Muñoz (1 episode, 1992)
Arturo Peniche ...
 Jorge Luis del Olmo (1 episode, 1992)
Carmen Salinas ...
 Filogonia (1 episode, 1992)
Laura Zapata ...
 Malvina del Olmo (1 episode, 1992)
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 Mística (1 episode, 1992)
Diana Golden ...
 Fabiola (1 episode, 1992)
Evangelina Sosa ...
 Candy (1 episode, 1992)
Karla Álvarez ...
 Rosario Muñoz (1 episode, 1992)
Jaime Moreno ...
 Rodolfo (1 episode, 1992)
Carmen Amezcua ...
 Digna del Olmo (1 episode, 1992)
Meche Barba ...
 Chonita (1 episode, 1992)
Rebeca Manríquez ...
 Justa (1 episode, 1992)
Gabriela Goldsmith ...
 Magnolia (1 episode, 1992)
Fernando Ciangherotti ...
 Santiago del Olmo (1 episode, 1992)
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 Chicho (1 episode, 1992)
Roberto 'Flaco' Guzmán ...
 Teo 'El Jarocho' (1 episode, 1992)
Luis Gimeno ...
 Sebastián (1 episode, 1992)
Luis Uribe ...
 Manuel Muñoz (1 episode, 1992)
Roberto Ballesteros ...
 Cordelio (1 episode, 1992)
Raúl Padilla ...
 Chupes (1 episode, 1992)
Patricia Navidad ...
 Iris (1 episode, 1992)
Rossana San Juan ...
 Zafiro (1 episode, 1992)
Ari Telch ...
 Carlos Urbina (1 episode, 1992)
Aurora Molina ...
 Natalia (1 episode, 1992)
Virginia Gutiérrez ...
 Blanca (1 episode, 1992)
Paquita la del Barrio ...
 Paquita (1 episode, 1992)
Sara Montes ...
 Rebeca (1 episode, 1992)
Rafael del Villar ...
 Ricardo (1 episode, 1992)
Arturo García Tenorio ...
 Rogasiano 'el latas' (1 episode, 1992)
Irlanda Mora ...
 Paz (1 episode, 1992)
Rosa Carmina ...
 Rosa (1 episode, 1992)
Cuco Sánchez ...
 Genaro (1 episode, 1992)
David Ostrosky ...
 Dr. Muñoz (1 episode, 1992)
Alberto Inzúa ...
 Mario Portales (1 episode, 1992)
Vanessa Angers ...
 Berenice (1 episode, 1992)
Silvia Caos ...
 Alma (1 episode, 1992)
Dolores Salomón ...
 Ludovina (1 episode, 1992)
Marco Uriel ...
 Adolfo (1 episode, 1992)
Guillermo Murray ...
 Dr. Carbajal (1 episode, 1992)
Gustavo Rojo ...
 Dr. Pérez (1 episode, 1992)
Jaime Lozano ...
 Dr. Díaz (1 episode, 1992)
Héctor del Puerto ...
 Funcionario (1 episode, 1992)
Héctor Gómez ...
 Chaplin (1 episode, 1992)
Julio Urreta ...
 Napoleón (1 episode, 1992)
Enrique Marine ...
 Memo Muñoz (1 episode, 1992)
Ricardo Vera ...
 Lic. Portales (1 episode, 1992)
Sylvia Campos ...
 Diana San Román (1 episode, 1992)
Elia Domensain ...
 Directora (1 episode, 1992)
Lucero Lander ...
 Karime (1 episode, 1992)
Víctor Vera ...
 Juez Registro Cicil (1 episode, 1992)
América Gil ...
 Gabriela (1 episode, 1992)
Jeannette Candiami ...
 Gloria (1 episode, 1992)
Carlos Corres ...
 Amateo (1 episode, 1992)
Manuel D'Flon ...
 Lazaro (1 episode, 1992)
Marcela Figueroa ...
 Sara (1 episode, 1992)
Paola Garera ...
 Mirna (1 episode, 1992)
Miguel Garza ...
 Estebán (1 episode, 1992)
Alfredo Gutiérrez ...
 Arturo (1 episode, 1992)
Arturo Lorca ...
 Gabriel (1 episode, 1992)
Erika Oliva ...
 Aracely (1 episode, 1992)
Carlos Rotzinger ...
 Omar (1 episode, 1992)
Irma Torres ...
 Rubí (1 episode, 1992)
Xavier Ximénez ...
 Hernán (1 episode, 1992)
José Luís González y Carrasco ...
 Joel (1 episode, 1992)
Agustin Lopez Zavala ...
 Alberto (1 episode, 1992)
Aarón Beas ...
 Martin (1 episode, 1992)
Yula Pozo ...
 Lucinda (1 episode, 1992)
Flavio Peniche ...
 Modisto (1 episode, 1992)
Gustavo Munguía ...
 Mesero (1 episode, 1992)
Marta Zamora ...
 Herminia (1 episode, 1992)
Eduardo Rivera ...
 Luis (1 episode, 1992)
Jorge Granillo
(1 episode, 1992)
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Marks the first time Thalia appears with her real life elder sister Laura Zapata. Their second team up was in Rosalinda. See more »

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Referenced in Vecinos: La luz interior (2005) See more »

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María Mercedes
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Not the best of the Maria trilogies
21 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

"Maria Mercedes" was a dismal remake of the 1977 novela "Rina" by director Valentin Pimstein with Thalia in the role originally played by Ofelia Medina and without the macabre flavor. Thalia's sister, Laura Zapata, plays Malvina del Olmo, a selfish and materialistic woman who is disinherited by her late husband as punishment for her greedy and selfish nature. Instead, he has left the house and fortune to Maria Mercedes, a poor and destitute girl he met on the street, on the condition she live there. According to his will, Malvina and her well-meaning but inept sister Filagonia may live there, though they will not inherit anything.

Malvina, along with her bumbling sister Filagonia, schemes a plot to disinherit Rina so they can control the fortune. Whereas the original was sinister the new version drops the supernatural elements and focuses on the comedic talents of Thalia as Maria. Thalia is quite striking and looks terrific but the revised plot is simply not interesting enough to hold much interest. Arturo Peniche as Jorge Luis del Olmo makes a handsome and romantic leading man for Thalia. but the chemistry is missing between the two. This was part of a three novela trilogy--the three Marias--starring superstar Thalia: Maria Mercedes, Mari-Mar, and Maria la Del Barrio. Of the three, Mari-Mar was the most successful.




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