Latino Media Awards: Saturday, June 24th - The Ray Dolby Ballroom
This A-List TOP Spanish language actress has worked in Telenovelas and films since her early youth. She first captured American audiences in 2007 with her award-winning performance in the Fox Searchlight/Weinstein hit movie “Under the Same Moon”, which is among the top 5 highest-grossing Spanish-language theatrical releases in U.S. history. She followed that with a recurring role in the hit TV series, “Weeds”. In 2011 she starred in the HUGELY successful series "La Reina del Sur" (Queen of the South), which is currently having renewed success on Netflix, and has since been adapted in English on the USA network.
In 2012 Kate gave two critically acclaimed performances, first in the Spanish language film “Colosio”, and second, in the English language film, K-11, in which she played a transsexual man, and she also guest starred in the TV series, Grimm. In 2014 she lent her voice to "La Muerte” in Guillermo Del Toro's Golden Globe nominated "The Book of Life”, had a key role in the hit film “No Good Deed”, and released a hit Spanish language thriller called, “Visitantes”. In 2015, she starred opposite Antonio Banderas in "The 33,” a film based on the true story of the trapped Chilean miners, and also had a recurring role in the popular TV series “Jane The Virgin”.
Currently, Kate is enjoying the massive success of her Netflix original series, “Ingobernable”, which she stars in and co-produced. Through her own production company, Kate Del Castillo Productions, she is developing film and Television projects, as well as digital content and theater. She also expects to start work on a second season of “Ingobernable”, as well as produce a documentary, both with Netflix.
Besides being a successful actress, Kate is also an outspoken activist and humanitarian. She was appointed as Ambassador for the Mexican Commission on Human Rights to help combat human trafficking. She is also a spokesperson for PETA and has received numerous Humanitarian awards and recognitions, including the key to the City of Los Angeles, where she currently resides.
Social Media (as of April 2017)
Twitter: 3.54 Million / Instagram: 4.1 Million / FB: 1.1 Million
PLUS various fan based pages/sites, which add up to thousands of additional fans.