Kate Del Castillo was born Kate del Castillo Negrete Trillo on the 23rd October 1972 in Mexico City, Mexico. She is an actress. Kate is the daughter of Eric del Castillo, a legend of the Mexican cinema's golden era and a former soap opera actor himself. A participant in ten telenovelas, Kate made her acting debut in 1980 when she took part in a film called El Ultimo Escape (The Last Escape). She became well known in 1991 when she starred as Leticia in Muchachitas, a soap opera that was very popular all over Latin America. Muchachitas reached the top audience spots in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Peru and among Hispanic audiences in the United States. In 2000, she campaigned for President-to-be Vincente Fox. In 2001, she married well-known soccer player Luis Garcia but the marriage was dissolved in 2004. She then moved to Los Angeles but in August 2005 while filming Bordertown, with Jennifer Lopez her house was burgled, some jewellery was taken and the house vandalised. Her credits total sixteen movies and nine television shoes plus two theatre shows, one, Cartas de Amor (Love Letters), she co-wrote and directed as well as starred in and later took on an international tour.