Gabriel y Gabriela
Created byYolanda Vargas Dulché
Written byYolanda Vargas Dulché
Directed byCarlos Téllez
StarringAna Martín
Jorge Rivero
Jorge Martínez de Hoyos
Liliana Abud
Rafael Baledón
Theme music composerBebu Silvetti
Opening themeDulce amor by Ana Martín
Country of originMexico
Original languageSpanish
No. of episodes124
Executive producerPatricia Lozano
CinematographyCarlos Velazquez
Running time21-22 minutes
Production companyTelevisa
Original networkCanal de las Estrellas
Original releaseAugust 31, 1982 (1982-08-31) –
February 21, 1983 (1983-02-21)

Gabriel y Gabriela is a Mexican telenovela produced by Patricia Lozano for Televisa in 1982.[1] It starred by Ana Martín, Jorge Rivero, Jorge Martínez de Hoyos and Liliana Abud.


The first part of the story takes place in 60's. It's the love story between Gabriela and Renato. The viewers will witness their marriage, the birth of their daughter, also named Gabriela and Renato's death from Nicando's hand. The second part takes place in 80's. Gabriela is the grown daughter of Gabriela and Renato. She has a rebel personality and she pretends to be a man in order to sail on a boat. Then she will be courted by two men: Carlos and Fernando. At the end it's unclear whom she marries, because the viewers only see a hand that receives her at the altar.



Year Award Category Nominee Result
1983 1st TVyNovelas Awards Best Telenovela of the Year Patricia Lozano Nominated
Best Actress Ana Martín
Best Actor Jorge Martínez de Hoyos Won


This was the only Mexican telenovela dubbed in Cebuano and Hiligaynon languages in the Philippines, now of regionals played by GMA Iloilo, Cebu and Davao.


  1. ^ "Gabriel y Gabriela" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on February 10, 2013. Retrieved January 3, 2016.