Alejandra Barros

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Barros and the second or maternal family name is del Campo.
Alejandra Barros
Born Alejandra Barros del Campo
(1970-08-11) August 11, 1970
Mexico City, Mexico
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996-present
Spouse(s) Luis Manuel Peralta (div. 2003)
Children Luis Manuel jr.

Alejandra Barros (born Alejandra Barros del Campo on August 11, 1970 in Mexico City, Mexico) is a Mexican actress. She is best known for her role in Televisa's telenovela Mariana de la Noche (2003).


Barros studied in New York in The Reads Strasberg Theater Institute to study acting; she later transferred over to Actor's Studio Film & T.V School where she studied film and television, and in the Broadway Dance Center, tap and jazz. After living a couple of years in New York City, Barros moved back to Mexico City and enrolled in an acting school to brush-up her acting skills.

After having studied acting and film, Barros received her first opportunity to act in the telenovela Huracán, sharing credits with Alejandro Camacho and Rebecca Jones. She later came to act in telenovelas such as Locura de Amor, a production led by Roberto Gómez Fernández.

Her first stage role was Malcom y su lucha contra los Eunucos, by director Alejandro Bichir, presented at the festival of theater in Málaga, Spain. Other stage work includes the Mexican adaptation of Patrick Marber's play, Closer alongside Bruno Bichir. In 2009/2010, Barros co-starred with Tony Dalton in Bernard Slade's Same Time Next Year.

After working in Mexican television for several years, Barros was given her first starring role in the 2003 telenovela Mariana de la Noche where she essayed the title character with Jorge Salinas as her leading man. In 2006, Barros co-starred in the Mexican telenovela remake of 1986's El Camino Secreto, now titled La Verdad Oculta opposite Eduardo Yáñez. Both versions were written by Jose Rendon. In 2008/2009, she appeared with Alejandro Camacho in Alma de Hierro. She teamed up with Camacho and Jones once again in 2010's critically acclaimed Para Volver a Amar by Gómez Fernández and Giselle González, where she portrayed Bárbara Mantilla, the suffering, yet flighty and carefree wife of an abusive alcoholic. For her efforts, Barros won the award for Best Actress in a Co-Starring Role given by Revista TV y Novelas in their annual Premios gala on March 6, 2011.

Also in 2010, Alejandra Barros co-starred with Eugenio Derbez in the romantic comedy No Eres Tu, Soy Yo which went on to become one of the highest-grossing films in Mexican cinema history.

In 2013, Alejandra Barros acted in Carlos Moreno Laguillo's telenovela: Quiero Amarte.[1]A year later, she joined the production of Mapat Lopez Zatarain in La sombra del pasado, giving life to the main antagonist Candela Rivero de Mendoza. In 2015, she joined the production of Carlos Moreno Laguillo's A que no me dejas, again as the main antagonist Julieta Olmedo Rodriguez de Cordova. In 2016, she won the lead role in the series Mujeres de negro.


Telenovelas, Series, TV Show, Films
Year Title Role Notes
1985-07 Mujer casos de la vida real
1996 Confidente de Secundaria LauraSupporting Role
1997-98 Huracán Rocío MedinaSupporting Role
2000 Locura de Amor Beatriz SandovalSupporting Role
2000-01 Por un beso ThelmaSpecial Appearance
2001 Atrévete a Olvidarme Olga Bocker de Rivas-MontañoSupporting Role
María Belén Valeria Montaño de SanzSupporting Role
2001-02 Navidad Sin Fin AngelitaTV Mini-series
2002-03 Clase 406 Adriana Pineda Suarez/Angela Pineda SuárezProtagonist
2003-04 Mariana de la Noche Elisa Madrigal/Mariana Montenegro Madrigal/Mariana Lugo-Navarro MadrigalMain Protagonist
2004Matando Cabos Líder ExtraterrestreFilm
2005 Fear Factor VIPHerself/Co-Hostess TV Show
Vibe Herself/Contestant TV Show
2006 La Verdad Oculta Alejandra Balmori GenovesProtagonist
Mejor es que Gabriela no se muera Film
2007Sultanes del Sur Turista en AvionFilm
El viaje de la Nonna Creativa Ana Film
13 Miedos Intercambio Cristina 31 episodes
2007-08 Yo amo a Juan Querendón SusanaSpecial Appearance
2008 S.O.S.: Sexo y otros secretos
Mujeres Asesinas 1 Jessica Suarez Episode: "Jessica, tóxica"
2008-09 Alma de Hierro Mariana Camargo de HierroCo-protagonist
2009 Amar VirginiaFilm
2009-10 Hasta Que El Dinero Nos Separe Lic. Alicia Ávila del Villar Special Appearance
2010 Seres: Genesis Doctora MarielFilm
No eres tu, soy yo MariaFilm
Para Volver a Amar Bárbara Mantilla de EspinosaCo-Protagonist
2011 Viento en Contra Sofía NavarreteFilm
2012 Sueños del Caribe Florina de DiosFilm
2013-14 Quiero Amarte Juliana Montesinos Carmona de la ParraCo-protagonist
2014 La sombra del pasado Candela Rivero de MendozaMain Antagonist
2015 A que no me dejas Julieta Olmedo Rodriguez de Córdova/ VirginiaMain Antagonist
2016 Mujeres de negro Jacqueline "Jackie" Acosta de Rivera Protagonist

Awards and nominations

YearAward Category TelenovelaResult
2007Premios TVyNovelas Best Lead Actress La Verdad Oculta Nominated
2009Best Co-star Actress Alma de Hierro
2011 Para Volver a Amar Won
2009 Premios A.P.T Best Couple Revelation El próximo año a la misma hora


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