|Khotan Fernández Tapajos|
Khotan Fernández Tapajos|
April 27, 1973
Mexico City, Mexico
Khotan Fernández (born Khotan Fernández Tapajos on April 27, 1973) in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, is a Mexican actor sometimes simply known as Khotan.
Khotan Fernandez was born in Mexico city, the son of Brazilian actress/singer Rosana Tapajos. While traveling on vacation to Careyes, Mexico, Khotan was called to model for L'Uomo magazine by renowned photographer Nadir. This jump-started a modeling career which then led him to pursue acting. Some of his mentors include Sergio Jiménez, Adriana Barraza and Helena Rojo, a leading film, theater and television actress.
His first important stint was in 1998, playing the role of "Mercurio" in Mi pequeña traviesa produced by Televisa. He subsequently appeared in several soap operas playing "Ransel" in the Preciosa, "Humberto de Astolfi" in Amor Gitano and "Valentino" in Alma Rebelde. He then moved to Brazil to play "Pablo" in "Vale Todo", the first soap opera produced by O Globo and Telemundo. Ecuavisa then offered him the lead role as "Alvaro Santos" in Yo vendo unos ojos negros. In 2006 Khotan was back in Mexico for the role of "Sergio" in Corazón Partido, a Telemundo and Argos telenovela, in the same year he also starred as "Caronte" in the movie El Cartel. Thereafter came his famous role as villain named "Angel" in another Telemundo serial, Dame Chocolate, with main locations in Miami. In 2009, he played the protagonistic role of David in TV Azteca's Eternamente Tuya, with Fernanda Romero and Marimar Vega. He is recently playing the role of aspiring singer "Rocky Paris" in the new Telemundo series Perro Amor.
Khotan was raised between Mexico, Brazil, and the United States. As a result, he speaks fluent Spanish, Portuguese and English. Khotan studied at The Edron Academy in Mexico City and entered The Centro de Educación Artística (CEA) of Televisa, the most prestigious entertainment educational institution in Latin America.
Currently Khotan is dating Candela Ferro.
- Cordero, Rosy (22 August 2012). "Khotan Fernandez Talks 'Royal Pains' & His First English-Speaking Role". Latina. Retrieved 22 August 2012.