Mimí Bechelani

Mimí Bechelani is a Mexican screenwriter. She has spent her entire career writing for Televisa. Bechelani has also been a radio announcer, as well as a writer of poetry, novels, dramas, films, and theater scripts.


Although her father died when she was young, Bechelani received a good education, studying painting, English, French, history and theater. She accompanied Amparo Villegas to New York to dub English films in Spanish. There, she also worked as a theater actress. In 1952, she worked at Radio Femenina. Bechelani worked as a school teacher. She married a doctor, but they had no children.

Bechelani has written extensively, creating more than 200 works for radio and television.[1] She is best known for being the author of the 1959 telenovela, Teresa. It was made into a film in 1961 (starring Maricruz Olivier) and was remade into four telenovelas, three with that title.[2]

Selected television works

Original stories


Remakes written herself

Remakes written by others



  1. Roberto, Luis (6 January 2003). "Biografía de Mimí Bechelani" (in Spanish). Network 54. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
  2. Plasse, Marcel (9 October 2012). "Séries acham nova inspiração: as novelas" (in Portuguese). Universo Online. Retrieved 31 October 2014.

External links

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 7/1/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.