Martín Garatuza (telenovela)

Martín Garatuza
Genre Telenovela
Created by Vicente Riva Palacio
Written by J.M. Rubio
Directed by José Caballero
Federico Weingartshofer
Starring Manuel Landeta
Mariana Levy
Eduardo Capetillo
Julieta Egurrola
Claudio Báez
Alonso Echánove
Theme music composer Ernesto Martínez
Walterio Pesqueira
Opening theme Instrumental
Country of origin Mexico
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of episodes 90
Executive producer(s) Fernando Morett
Rosy Ocampo
Production company(s) Televisa
Distributor Televisa
Original network Canal de las Estrellas
Original release 17 June – 31 October 1986
Preceded by Muchachita
Followed by El padre Gallo

Martín Garatuza is a Mexican telenovela produced by Fernando Moret and Rosy Ocampo for Televisa in 1986. The plot is based on the life of Martín Garatuza, a Mexican trickster of the 17th century.[1]

Manuel Landeta and Cecilia Toussaint starred as protagonists, Eduardo Capetillo and Cecilia Tijerina starred as co-protagonists, while Julieta Egurrola, Raquel Olmedo, Claudio Báez, Alonso Echánove, Surya MacGregor, Óscar Traven and Alberto Estrella starred as antagonists. Rita Guerrero and Mariana Levy starred as stellar performances.



Year Award Category Nominee Result
1987 5th TVyNovelas Awards Best Actor Manuel Landeta Nominated
Best Leading ActressSurya MacGregor


  1. "Top 25 Telenovelas From 5 Spanish-Speaking Countries". Always Spanish. Retrieved 20 August 2014.
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