Guillermo Davila Striking A Pose
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Guillermo Davila

Real Name : Guillermo Jose Davila Ruiz
Nickname : El Idolo de Otra Generacion
Born : March 18, 1955
Birth Place : Caracas, Venezuela

Guillermo Dávila is a Venezuelan actor and singer who has acted in many telenovelas.

After starting his career in theatre in the 1970s, Dávila first gained national fame in a telenovela called Ligia Elena, becoming famous internationally in 1983, when he starred in its sequel, Nacho, for Venevision.

He played the eponymous main character. He then went to Puerto Rico, where he starred alongside Ivonne Goderich in the 1984 soap opera Diana Carolina for WAPA-TV. The series’ titled song, “Toda La Luz”, became a number-one hit for him.

Dávila’s international stardom somewhat faded after that, but he remained busy at home with numerous soap operas television shows, and album releases, until 1992 When he made a comeback to the international arena with another soap opera, Cara Sucia.

As a singer, Dávila has released over ten albums, some of which reached international platinum or gold status. He sang the songs on the soundtracks for nearly all the soap operas he starred in.

Dávila had a huge international hit in 1989 when he recorded a duet with pop sensation Kiara, the single was called “Tesoro Mío” (My Treasure) was from the soap opera telenovela La Revancha. His first album, Tu Corazón, followed in 1990.

Dávila remained a popular star at home, as he was called “The Idol of this Generation” by many of his peers.

Dávila has been married three (3) times. His second marriage was with Venezuelan actress and TV hostess Chiquinquirá Delgado with whom he has one of his two daughters. He has two teenage daughters (Daniela and Maria Elena) and a son (Guillermo). He spends time between Caracas and Miami, where he currently resides.

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