The Many Faces of ‘The Candidate’ Star Susana Gonzalez
Susana Gonzalez is the type of actress we all want to watch on our screens because she possesses a versatility uncommon to most other telenovela actors. With a number of popular shows on her credit list, Susana refuses to be typecasted, which is refreshing every time we see her in a new role.
Below are some of the different roles we have seen her play;
1. Camila in Passion
Pasion was a historical fiction telenovela. Camila is abducted by pirates and sold as a slave. The man who buys her, marries her and then dies leaving her a vast fortune. She then falls in love with the pirate who sold her off.
2. Cynthia in La Que No Podia Amar (The One Who Couldn’t Love)
Cynthia was a seductive young woman who was spoilt rotten by her brother but she tried to get away from him because of his strictness toward her.
3. Isabel in Por Siempre Mi Amor (Forever Yours)
She played the role of Isabel, a trusting woman who falls in love with a man who ends up swindling her and stealing her money.
4. Roberta in La Sombra Del Pasado (Shadows of the Past)
She was a guest star where she played the main star’s, Aldonza played by Michelle Renaud, troubled and alcoholic mother; Roberta.
5. Julia in Passion & Power
Julia was Eladio’s battered wife who eventually managed to change him because of her caring nature.
6. Cecilia in The Candidate
She plays the role of Cecilia, Regina’s illegitimate sister who is a reporter working in the governor’s office. We are yet to see what influence her character will have on the show but it’s definitely something to watch out for.
Which one was your favourite Susana Gonzalez role?
Mary Njehia is an ardent watcher of soap operas and telenovelas.
She runs Kenya Meets The Philippines, a blog for Kenyans who love Filipino entertainment.