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Sara Maldonado
Maldonado in November 2018
Sara Maldonado Fuentes[1]

(1980-03-10) 10 March 1980 (age 41)
Years active2001–present
Billy Rovzar
(m. 2007; div. 2011)

Sara Maldonado Fuentes (born in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico on March 10, 1980) is a Mexican actress, better known for her role as Lorena Alvarez from El juego de la vida, which was her first main role and her first telenovela. After this, she was the protagonist in other teenage soap operas like Clase 406 and Corazones al límite. She is also known as Camelia Pineda "La Texana" from Camelia la Texana and other main roles.[2]


Maldonado was born in Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico to parents Sara Fuentes and Mario Maldonado. She has two older brothers, Mario and Jesús, and one sister, Fabiola. She studied acting at the Centro de Educación Artística of Televisa for two years. In 2004, Maldonado also studied English and acting while residing in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She participated in the Mexican beauty contest "El Rostro del Heraldo", which was organized by newspaper El Heraldo de México, and won first place.


Maldonado made her acting debut as the protagonist in the Televisa telenovela El juego de la vida (2001) as the role of Lorena "Lore" Alvarez. From 2002 to 2003, she starred in the teen telenovela hit Clase 406 as Tatiana "Tatis" del Moral. In April 2004, she was chosen again to the leading role as Diana Antillón de la Reguera in the Televisa telenovela Corazones al límite. She played the role as Paulina Cervantes Bravo in another Televisa telenovela Mundo de fieras. In 2008, she played the lead role as Aymar Lazcano Mayú in another Televisa telenovela Tormenta en el paraíso.

From November 2010 to May 2011, she played the title role in the Telemundo telenovela Aurora for the first 103 episodes, before her character was killed off, following her dismissal from the show. She also had a part La Reina del Sur (2011) as "La Verónica". She also starred in the telenovelas El octavo mandamiento as Camila San Millán (one episode, 2011) and Camelia la Texana (2014–15).

Personal life

On 13 December 2007, Maldonado married film producer, Billy Rovzar. In February 2011, the couple announced they have been separated and later divorced.[citation needed]


Television roles
Year Title Roles Notes
2001–2002 El juego de la vida Lorena "Lore" Álvarez Main role; 165 episodes
2002–2003 Clase 406 Tatiana "Tatis" del Moral Main role (seasons 2–4); 50 episodes
2004 Corazones al límite Diana Antillón de la Reguera Main role; 145 episodes
2006–2007 Mundo de fieras Paulina Cervantes Bravo Main role; 120 episodes
2006 Amor mío Paulina Episode: "Dramón telenovelero"
2007 El Pantera La Monja Episode: "La Monja"
2007 Trece miedos Vanessa Episode: "Vive"
2007–2008 Tormenta en el paraíso Aymar Lazcano Mayú Main role; 185 episodes
2010 El octavo mandamiento Camila San Millán Main role; 130 episodes
2010–2011 Aurora Aurora Ponce de León Main role; 103 episodes
2010 Capadocia Monserrat "Monse" Olmos Recurring role (season 2); 9 episodes
2011 La Reina del Sur Verónica Cortés / Guadalupe Romero Main role (season 1); 25 episodes
2014 Camelia la Texana Camelia Pineda "La Texana" Main role; 60 episodes
2016–2017 Perseguidos Patricia Arévalo "La Perris" Main role; 30 episodes
2017–2018 Las Malcriadas Laura Espinosa Urrutia / Laura González Ruiz Main role; 103 episodes
2019 Los elegidos Jimena García Main role; 34 episodes
2019 +Noche María 1 episode
2021 MexZombies Sara Upcoming
2021 El galán Sofía Upcoming
Year Title Roles
2003–2004 El Graduado Elaine Robinson
Music videos
Year Title Singer
2003 "Quién te dijo" Luis Fonsi

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Works Result
2011 Premios People en Español Best Actress Aurora Won


  1. ^ a b "Sara Maldonado". (in Spanish). 18 February 2012. Archived from the original on 29 June 2018. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  2. ^ Díaz Moreno, Eva (12 August 2011). "Sara Maldonado busca romper los clichés en TV". Vanguardia MX (in Spanish). Retrieved 26 January 2019.