Telenovela Stars Cross Over

Telenovela Stars Cross Over
Soap operas are a very popular part of Latino culture, and they are also the birthplace of major stars who have seen in them a platform to excel and make a name for themselves. Celebrities like Sofia Vergara, Gael García Bernard, and Salma Hayek among others come from this school and today are recognized for their work in the film and television industry in both English and Spanish.

Recently, NBC Latino's Nina Terrero, showed how soap operas are a first step for Latino celebrities looking to get closer to the United States, and especially to the Los Angeles entertainment scene.

“We all had to pay our dues by starting somewhere and in the same way many American actors start their careers by doing commercials, many of us got our start in novelas – the best quality television available in our countries,” said “Rock of Ages” actor Diego Boneta to NBC Latino.
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