Patricia Navidad

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Navidad and the second or maternal family name is Lara.
Patricia Navidad
Born Ana Patricia Navidad Lara
(1973-05-20) May 20, 1973
Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Nationality Mexican
Other names Paty Navidad
Occupation Actress, singer
Years active 1992-present
Partner(s) Emir Athie (2007-2008)
Leonardo Bours (2010-present)
Parent(s) Jesus Navidad

Patricia Navidad (Spanish pronunciation: [paˈtɾisja naβiˈðað]; born Ana Patricia Navidad Lara on May 20, 1973 in Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico) is a Mexican actress and singer.


Patricia developed an interest in music before acting, mainly influenced by her father, Jesús. She once was quoted as saying that his voice has been her inspiration since she was born. When she was nine years old she sang to the public for the first time in a school festival, and at fifteen she made her professional debut.[1]


Two years later Paty saw a greater opportunity in the Señorita Sinaloa (Miss Sinaloa) contest which offered as a grand prize a scholarship to Centro de Educación Artística de Televisa (Center of Artistic Education in Television) in Mexico City.[2] In 1993 while at CEA she acted in Los Parientes Pobres, and several other films until she hit it big with her role in the soap opera, Cañaveral de Pasiones (Sugar Cane Plantation of Passions). The role was noticed immediately by the country and after three years she became famous as an actress.


From 19972000 she co-starred with René Casados as the conductora (conductor) in the comedy musical show Picardía Mexicana ("Mexican Roguery"). In 19982004 she acted in telenovelas (soap operas), the most famous being 2003's Mariana de la Noche ("Mariana of the Night") as the role of Yadira.

She played Alicia Ferreira in the Mexican telenovela La Fea Más Bella ("The Most Beautiful Ugly Girl"), a re-make of the original Colombian soap opera, Yo Soy Betty La Fea ("I am Betty, the Ugly One". She has had roles in other successful and recent telenovelas, such as Zacatillo: Un Lugar en tu Corazón," and "Por Ella Soy Eva" (2011-2012). She will star in Lucero Suárez's telenovela: Espuma de Venus[3]


However, although famous as an actress, she did not abandon her musical career, releasing the album Instantes ("Instances") in 1998 which reached sales of over 100,000, it was awarded gold record.[4][5][6] In May 2000 released his second album entitled "Mexican", rescuing her Mexican roots.[7]


In 2000 Patricia Navidad was awarded Queen of the Banda in the Carnival of Mazatlán, Sinaloa for the recording of the disc Don Cruz Lizárraga presenta a Patricia Navidad: Raíces de mi tierra ("Don Cruz Lizárraga presents Patricia Navidad: Roots of my Homeland").[8]


She was once involved in a controversy with Raul de Molina, co-host of El Gordo y La Flaca and with Lili Estefan, in which he made a remark that she did not like and she walked off the show, after yelling at Estefan about Estefan's grandmother, ignoring that Estefan's grandmother had died just recently before that.[9]


She worked in Premio Lo Nuestro 2008 with Pedro Fernandez.


Telenovelas, Series
Year Title Role Notes
1992-93 María MercedesIris Supporting Role
1993 Los Parientes PobresEsmeralda Supporting Role
1993-94 Más allá del puenteRosaliaSupporting Role
1994 MarimarIsabel EstradaSupporting Role
1995-96 Acapulco, cuerpo y almaClaraSupporting Role
1996 Cañaveral de Pasiones Mireya MendozaCo-Protagonist
1997 El Alma no tiene colorSaritaSupporting Role
1998-99 ÁngelaJimena Chávez Main Antagonist
2001-02 El ManantialMaría Magdalena "Malena" Osuna Castañeda Co-Protagonist
2002-03 Las Vías del AmorRocío ZárateSupporting Role
2003-04 Mariana de la NocheYadira de Guerrero Co-protagonist
2005 Sueños y CaramelosDébora LeónMain Antagonist
2006-07 La Fea Más BellaAlicia Ferreira de Mora "La Oxigenada" Antagonist
2008-09 Juro Que Te AmoAntonia Campero vda. de Madrigal/de LazcanoAdult Protagonist
2009 Mujeres Asesinas 2Concha Garrido Episode: "Las Garrido, codiciosas"
2010Zacatillo, un lugar en tu corazón Zorayda Dumont de ZárateCo-protagonist
2012 Por Ella Soy EvaMimí "de la Rose"/Emeteria JaramilloCo-protagonist
2013-14 Como dice el dichoErminia/AdelaTV Series
2013-14Qué Pobres Tan RicosHortensiaSupporting Role
2014-Señora Acero 3: La CoyoteMargarita CasanovaSupporting Role


Awards and nominations

Premios TVyNovelas

Year Category TelenovelaResult
1997 Best Female Revelation Cañaveral de Pasiones Won
2002 Best Co-star Actress El Manantial
2007 Best Female Antagonist La Fea Más Bella Nominated
2011Best Co-star Actress Zacatillo, un lugar en tu corazón
2013 Por Ella Soy Eva Won

Premios People en Español

Year Category TelenovelaResult
2012 Best Supporting Actress Por Ella Soy Eva Nominated


  1. "Telenoveleiros - Biografia de Patricia Navidad". (in Portuguese). Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  2. "Patricia Navidad". Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  3. "Paty Navidad estará en Solamente una vez". (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  4. "Paty Navidad :: Entretenimiento". (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  5. "Patricia Navidad Biography". Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  6. "Biografie Patricia Navidad". (in Romanian). Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  7. "Patricia Navidad - Mexicana CD Album". CD Universe. Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  8. "Patricia Navidad". Retrieved 13 May 2014.
  9. "Patricia Navidad flaca". Retrieved 13 May 2014.
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