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Fernando Ciangherotti Díaz

Fernando Ciangherotti Díaz was a Mexican actor. Fernando Ciangherotti Díaz was a star on the silver screen in classic Mexican films during the Golden Age of Mexican cinema.

Early Life and Death

Fernando Ciangherotti Díaz stepped on this world on August 23, 1938. As he was a long-time cigar smoker, he passed away at the age of 79 on January 11, 2019, in Puerto Escondido. His father is Alejandro Ciangherotti Erbelia and his mother is Mercedes Soler(Mercedes Diaz Pavia). By profession, they were both actors. However, he was the youngest of the famous Soler family.

Moreover, he also had one brother whose name was Alejandro Ciangherotti Jr. He was born in Bogota, Colombia, while his parents were on tour presenting a play in Columbia. But, he never got Colombian nationality. Therefore, he obtained American nationality.


Fernando began his acting career as a child in the Cinema of Mexico credited as Fernando Ciangherotti. But, after a few years, he changed his stage name to Fernando Luján. He played his role in more than eight films which are mostly light comedies. After appearing in these films, he obtained a role in the telenovela Cuatro en la Trampa when he was twenty-three years old.

However, he alternated his film career with television, culminating with the worldwide famous production Los Ricos también lloran for the next eighteen years. Later, this talented actor did not participate in telenovelas and only starred in four films for about 12 years.

Fernando Ciangherotti Díaz

Caption: Fernando Ciangherotti Díaz with his award. Source: NewsBeezer

More about the career

Then, in the year 1991, he returned to television with Vida Robada and Cadenas de Amargura. This personality participated in three other telenovelas for Televisa for five years. Later, he signed a contract with TV Azteca to co-star with Angélica Aragón in the second telenovela of that new network named Mirada de Mujer.

This telenovela was a huge success and would produce a sequel 6 years later. In 1999, after Mirada de Mujer, he got remarkable roles in films, especially as the star of the movie version of Gabriel García Márquez’s book No One Writes to the Colonel.

The New York Times qualified his performance in this film as ‘remarkable’. Then, in the year 2005, the Mexican Academy of Film honored him with the Ariel Award for his career and contributions to the film industry. On February 9, 2020, this amazing actor was remembered as a “movie legend” at the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony.

Personal Life

Talking about his personal life, Fernando was a married guy. In the past, he married Adriana Parra. Unfortunately, due to personal reasons, the couple broke their marriage and got separated. However, he married several times with many ladies. Later, he met Martha Mariana Castro and started knowing each other. The lovely couple tied up the marriage and stayed together.

Fernando Ciangherotti Díaz

Caption: Fernando Ciangherotti Díaz with his wife Martha Mariana Castro. Source: El Heraldo de Mexico

They were blessed with one kid named Paolo. Fernando Ciangherotti Díaz has altogether 10 children, 5 daughters and 5 sons from his several marriages. Only a few children are revealed and they are named Fernando Canek, Franco Paolo, Fernando, Vanessa, and Cassandra. Luckily, they also have a granddaughter named Vanita, a  son of a lawyer named Roberto Sosa, and nephews Alejandro III, Alexis, and Alan who are also actors.

Body Measurements

The late actor, Fernando Ciangherotti Díaz was a handsome guy. Though he was old, he had a very attractive personality. Due to his old age, his hair turned into a grey color. He had bluish dazzling eyes. However, the information regarding his body measurements like height, weight, body sizes, etc. is not revealed.

Fernando Ciangherotti Díaz – Social Media

This talented personality has verified social media accounts like a Twitter account, an Instagram account, etc. He has a Twitter account with the username @fer_cianoficial. He has gained 34.5k followers on his Instagram account and has the username ‘@fernando.ciangherotti’.

Fernando Ciangherotti Díaz – Net Worth 2024

Since Fernando Ciangherotti Díaz was one of the successful Mexican actors, he had a very good income for living. However, his net worth was $1-$5 million as per sources. Unfortunately, he is no more but we can say that he had a very lavish and successful lifestyle when he was in this world.

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