Camila (telenovela)

This article is about the 1998 telenovela. For the list of production of the same name, see Camila.
Genre Telenovela
Created by Inés Rodena
Written by Gabriela Ortigoza
Ricardo Tejeda
Juan Carlos Tejeda
Juan Carlos Alcalá
Carmen Sepúlveda
Directed by Marta Luna
Luis Eduardo Reyes
Álvaro Carcaño
Lily Garza
Starring Bibi Gaytán
Eduardo Capetillo
Adamari López
Enrique Lizalde
Gabriela Goldsmith
Opening theme Camila by Eduardo Capetillo
Country of origin Mexico
Original language(s) Spanish
No. of episodes 90
Executive producer(s) Angelli Nesma Medina
Producer(s) María de Jesús Arellano
Location(s) Filming
Televisa San Ángel
Mexico City, Mexico
Tzurumutaro, Michoacán, Mexico
Cinematography Gilberto Macín
Alberto Rodríguez
Roberto Zamora Soldevilla
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 41-44 minutes
Production company(s) Televisa
Distributor Televisa
Original network Canal de las Estrellas
Picture format 480i SDTV
Audio format Dolby Digital 5.1
Original release September 14, 1998 – January 15, 1999
Preceded by Vivo Por Elena
Followed by Nunca te olvidaré
Related shows El engaño (1968)
Viviana (1978)
Los años pasan (1985)
Valentina (1993)

Camila is a Mexican telenovela produced by Angelli Nesma Medina for Televisa in 1998.[1] The story is a remake of 1978 Mexican telenovela Viviana.

On September 14, 1998, Canal de las Estrellas started broadcasting Camila weekdays at 8:00pm, replacing Vivo Por Elena. The last episode was broadcast on January 15, 1999 with Nunca te olvidaré replacing it the following day.

Bibi Gaytán and Eduardo Capetillo starred as protagonists, while Adamari López starred as main antagonist.


Camila Flores (Gaytán) lives with her grandfather in a small village. She meets Mexico City attorney, Miguel Gutierrez (Capetillo), and they quickly fall in love and are married in a civil ceremony. Their church wedding is planned to be a few weeks later, but it never takes place.

Miguel abandons his new wife to marry Mónica Iturralde (López), the spoiled daughter of powerful lawyer Don Armando Iturralde (Lizalde). Racked by guilt in a loveless (and bigamous) marriage, Miguel is torn between his love for Camila and his fear of returning to the poverty that he has spent so much energy escaping.

Meanwhile, Camila finds out she is pregnant and resolves to raise her child by herself and to never forgive her husband. Mónica rapidly becomes disillusioned with her marriage, and she falls in love with Julio (Kuno Becker), the son of the owners of a local beauty salon and gym.

The gym is one of the main locations where the action takes place, as Camila is employed there before her pregnancy becomes noticeable. Ada (Dinorah Cavazos) is soon a good friend of Camila's, while Selene (Lourdes Reyes) sees Camila as a rival for Julio's affection.

Rodrigo (Xavier Ortiz) has his advances rejected by Camila and helps Selene frame her for a theft. The Iturralde Law Firm is also central to the action, as is Don Armando's home, where his wife Ana María (Gabriela Goldsmith) fights a long-term illness.


  • Bibi Gaytán as Camila Flores
  • Eduardo Capetillo as Miguel Gutiérrez
  • Adamari López as Mónica Iturralde
  • Enrique Lizalde as Armando Iturralde
  • Gabriela Goldsmith as Ana María de Iturralde
  • Kuno Becker as Julio Galindo
  • Patricia Martínez as Rosario "Chayo" Juárez
  • Lourdes Reyes as Selene Olivares
  • Abraham Ramos as Pablo Juárez
  • Yuvia Charlin as Beatriz Molina
  • Arlette Pacheco as Iris Molina
  • Julio Mannino as Nacho Juárez
  • Rebeca Mankita as Natalia Galindo
  • Daniel Gaurvy as Hernán Galindo
  • Margarita Magaña as Laura Escobar
  • Raúl Magaña as Iván Almeida
  • Raquel Pankowsky as Gloria
  • Mariagna Prats as Teresa Zúñiga
  • Maleni Morales as Mercedes Escobar
  • Víctor Noriega as Dr. Robin Wicks
  • Vanessa Guzmán as Fabiola
  • Gerardo Murguía as Andrade
  • Polly as Julieta
  • Francesca Guillén as Cecilia
  • Diana Golden as Silvia Escalante
  • Enrique Becker as Artemio
  • Hector Cruz as Fausto
  • Ignacio López Tarso as Don Genaro
  • Martha Navarro as Digna
  • Evelyn Solares as Adela
  • Sussan Taunton as Renata
  • Mike Salas as Mike
  • Giovan D'Angelo as Lorenzo Alarcón
  • Dinorah Cavazos as Ada Obrera
  • José Luis Montemayor as Rafael Buendía
  • Ricardo Carrión as Lucio
  • Xavier Ortiz as Rodrigo Sandoval
  • Rafael Inclán as Luis Lavalle
  • Lisette Morelos as Ingrid Valverde
  • Ismael Larrumbe as Agent Robledo
  • Myrrah Saavedra as Mrs. Urquidi
  • Gustavo Negrete as Doctor
  • Luis Uribe as Nicandro
  • Indra Zuno as Elisa
  • Humberto Elizondo as Lic. Darío Suárez
  • Manuel Guizar as Dr. Fuentes

International Broadcasters of Camila

North & South America, Caribbean
Europe, Asia


  1. "Camila" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on September 13, 2011. Retrieved April 12, 2016.

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