Actor, writer, director and producer, Eugenio Derbez has a degree in Film Directing from the Mexican Institute of Cinematography and Theater, as well as a degree in Acting from Televisa’s Acting School. He has also studied and is trained in the arts of Dance, Music and Singing, and still today he continues prepping himself in L.A. and in New York City. His latest feature film “Instructions Not Included” became the most successful Spanish-language film ever in the US and worldwide, and broke numerous box office records everywhere, earning over $100M. Variety recently recognized him as the “#1 most influential Hispanic male in the world”. Eugenio is the star, writer, director and producer of some of the most popular TV shows including “Al Derecho y al Derbez”, “XHDRBZ” and “La Familia P.Luche” which ran from 1994-2012 and is one of Univision’s longest running and most successful sitcoms ever. Reruns continue to air every week in Mexico and all over Latin America, and in the US on Univision. Eugenio also broke through to English-speaking audiences as a star on the CBS sitcom “¡ROB!” and on Broadway in the play “Latinologues” that ran at the Helen Hayes Theater. As a film actor, Eugenio has appeared in a number of successful and critically acclaimed films including “Sangre de mi Sangre”, which won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance in 2007, the indie smash hit “Under the Same Moon” (“La Misma Luna”), Adam Sandler’s “Jack and Jill”, and “Girl in Progress” with Eva Mendes. Eugenio just wrapped shooting “Geostorm”, directed by writer and producer Dean Devlin (“Independence Day”), and voices the role of “Rico” in the upcoming animated feature “Underdogs” Eugenio resides in Los Angeles, where he just opened his TV and film production company 3Pas Studios, which has a features first look deal with Lionsgate and Pantelion Films, and a first look TV deal with NBC Universal.
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