Luis Roberto Guzmán

This article is about the Puerto Rican actor born 1973. For other people named Luis Guzman, see Luis Guzman.
Luis Roberto Guzmán
Born (1973-04-09) April 9, 1973
Cayey, Puerto Rico
Occupation Actor
Years active 1998present

Luis Roberto Guzmán (born April 9, 1973 in Cayey, Puerto Rico) is a Puerto Rican actor known for his performances in Mexican telenovelas like Alborada, and for his title role in Mexican series El Pantera. Guzmán also worked on the film Ladies' Night in 2003.[1]

Early life

Early in his life Guzmán wanted to enter Menudo, but was unable to do it, eventually forming friendships with several former members. He subsequently studied in the University of Puerto Ricoʻs campus in Río Piedras.[2] After completing his studies in the institutionʻs Department of Drama, Guzmán moved to Mexico in 1999, interested in pursuing a career in the telenovela industry. Although he works most of the time in Mexico, Guzmán often travels to Puerto Rico to rest.

Acting career

In Mexico, Guzmán received a contract with Televisa. Guzmán has expressed that the most important role of his career is as El Pantera in the tv series of the same name. In his youth Guzmán was a follower of several fictional superheroes, including Atom Ant and ThunderCats, which influenced his acceptace for the role. Guzmán has exppressed that he would like to act in more telenovelas produced in Puerto Rico, but feels that Puerto Rican television needs to reduce the number of foreign productions. He also noted that he would like to work on the island after the production of El Pantera.

On June 26, 2013, it was confirmed that Luis Roberto Guzmán (along with Angelique Boyer and Sebastián Rulli) will star in Angelli Nesma's Lo Que La Vida Me Robó, a remake of Ernesto Alonso's Bodas de odio produced in 1983.[3]

Musical career

Guzmán released Bipolar, his first musical production, in 2008. The album was originally released in Mexico, intending a 2009 release for Puerto Rico and the United States.



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Flores de la noche Tommy Television film
1999 Amores como todos los demás Television film
2002 Acosada Hombre del overol
2003 Ladies' Night Roco
2007 Gente bien, atascada Short film
2008 Divina confusión Baco
2009 Amar a morir Luis Ro
2010 Hilos y cables Short film
2010 Sin ella Gastón Sánchez
2011 La otra familia Chema


Year Title Role Notes
2000 Siempre te amaré Alfredo Television debut
2001 Amigas y rivales Frank
2001 Sin pecado concebido Álvaro Godoy
2002 Entre el amor y el odio Gabriel Moreno
2004 Alegrijes y rebujos Bruno Reyes
2005 Mujeres Boris
2005-2006 Alborada Diego Arellano Conde de Guevara Lead antagonist
2007-2009 El Pantera Gervasio Robles "El Pantera" Lead role
2011 Mentes en Shock Román Moro Co-lead role
2012 Infames Porfirio Cisneros 1 episode
2013 La promesa Juan Lucas Esguerra "Tres bellas jovencitas, en tres diferentes lugares" (Season 1, Episode 1)
2013-2014 Lo que la vida me robó José Luis Álvarez Co-lead role
2016 La candidata

See also


  1. Luis Roberto Guzmán at the Internet Movie Database
  2. Frances Tirado (2008-07-25). "Orgulloso de ser boricua" (in Spanish). Primera Hora. Archived from the original on February 25, 2009. Retrieved 2008-07-28.
  3. Angelique Boyer y Sebastián Rulli son los protagonistas de "Bodas de Odio"
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