Undoubtedly one of the most beloved actors of the Colombian telenovela “Yo soy Betty, la fea”. Jorge Enrique AbelloI remember playing Don Armando, the angry and authoritarian. The successful production released more than 20 years ago continues to gather new fans, after entering the catalog of the Netflix streaming platform.
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After the series ended, the 53-year-old star appeared in various shows with recurring roles as well as a special guest. He is currently the host of his self-produced program “Night-Night” and broadcast on his personal Instagram page. In this space, he gathers acting personalities to talk about different topics.
Next, let’s take a tour of the most important products that the Bogotá native has worked on after the result “I’m Betty, Ugly” and “Ikomoda”.
“LA COSTEAA AND THE CHALACO” (2003)
The actor plays Antonio Andrade, a petroleum engineer who leaves the capital to move to the coastal city of Santa Marta, where it will be difficult for him to adapt to the lifestyle of its inhabitants; However, everything will change when he meets Sofia Granados, a woman he will fall in love with.
“Anita, Don’t Get Rajis” (2004-2005)
The novel tells the adventures of Anita, a young Mexican woman who leaves her country to go to the United States without papers in search of her aunt. There he meets Eduardo Contreras (Jorge Enrique Abello), who saves him from compromising on immigration-related situations. Over time they meet again and feelings begin to arise, but first they will have to overcome various tests that come their way.
“In Eva’s Heel” (2006-2008)
In order to win a position on the board of directors of one of the most important tourism companies in the country, Juan Camilo Caballero (Abelo) will make the owner of a small travel agency fall in love with information theft that will allow him to reach their dreams. What he doesn’t know is that he will discover an extraordinary woman and his plans will change course.
“Nobody Lives Here” (2008-2009)
The Colombian series tells the stories of the tenants of an old building called “Salcipodes”. There Jorge Enrique plays Jar 202, an attractive gay lawyer who dies for fear of “coming out of the closet”.
“Open Heart” (2010)
In the medical series, Abello is Dr. Mauricio Hernandez, a very charismatic 38-year-old plastic surgeon who is superficial but deeply committed to the social cause. He is a disrespectful and carnal guy, who says he doesn’t believe in love but is really just looking for emotional stability.
Where is Elisa? (2012)
The plot revolves around the Leon family, owners of an important construction company. Everything seemed to be going well for them until one of their members disappeared without a trace. At that moment, the detective Cristobal Rivas arrives, who has to solve a mystery that will end with revealing the clan’s secrets.
The story is about a group of friends who meet 20 years after finishing school. There Jorge Enrique plays a school bully who will end up raising his girlfriend’s son, not knowing that anyone knows he’s not the real father.
“La Nocturna” (2017-2020)
The series tells a story full of drama and emotion inspired by the millions of students around the world who turn to night education as the only way forward. In fiction, the actor plays the role of a professor of economics.
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