The Marked Heart, a Colombian thriller drama is about a man, Simon, whose wife Valeria is murdered by an organ mafia for her heart. Her heart is then given to a woman named Camila who doesn’t know the origins of the new heart. To take revenge, Simon goes on to search for his wife’s murderers and finds himself falling in love with Camila who also falls for him. But when the 2 learn the truth, the events get even more complicated.
The show as described above has an interesting, a bit cheesy, storyline. Although it only premiered on Netflix on April 20, it sits in the number 1 spot on Netflix’s Top 10 non-English tv series. It was streamed for 85.26 million hours between April 25 and May 1. This is the 2nd week that the show has been sitting in the number 1 spot. Aware of the success of The Marked Heart, the platform already renewed the show for a 2nd season.
One of the reasons for the show’s success could be its cast members who are already well known by Latin soap opera fans. The Marked Heart cast seems to be achieving international success now. Here are some details about them.
Michel Brown plays Simon, the heartbroken and angry husband whose wife is murdered. The actor is best known for playing Franco Reyes in the hit soap opera Pasión de Gavilanes. Brown is an Argentine actor, singer, and tv presenter. He is 45 years old and has been active in the show business since 1993. He is a big star in Argentina and Spain. He is married to one of The Marked Heart cast members, Margarita Munoz, who plays Valeria, Simon’s murdered wife. The couple has been married since 2013. Here is an Instagram post with photos from their marriage.
Sebastian Martinez plays the husband of Camila, called Zacarias. He is a wealthy man who paid for the murderer who killed and stole Valeria’s heart. But his wife is not aware of the situation. Martinez is the star of the famous Colombian telenovela Pa’ quererte and the Mexican telenovela Rosario Tijeras. He is a 39-year-old Colombian actor who has been active in the show business since 2000. He is married to a Colombian actress named Kathy Saenz since 2008.
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Margarita Munoz plays Valeria, Simon’s wife who was murdered by organ traffickers. She is known to be playing Gina Bianchi in a Spanish-language telenovela called Dueños del Paraíso and Mariana Aragon in the Mexican telenovela Nada personal. Munoz is a Colombian actress and model and is only 34 years old. As we mentioned above, she has been married to her co-star Michel Brown for 9 years.
Ana Lucia Dominguez
One of the other The Marked Heart cast members is Ana Lucia Dominguez, who plays the woman who is at the center of what is going on in the series. The character is Camilla, the woman who received a heart transplant, which was stolen from another woman. Dominguez has played in the same series (Pasión de Gavilanes) with Michel Brown but she is also known for playing Marta in the American telenovela Señora Acero. The actress is also Colombian and is 38 years old. She is in a marriage to Jorge Cardenas, another Colombian actor, since 2008.
The last member of The Marked Heart cast that we are going to be mentioning is Moises Arizmendi, who plays the character Mariachi, the criminal who killed Valeria and stole her heart. He is a 46-year-old Mexican actor who is best known for her role in the Mexican telenovela The Color of Passion. He is currently married to Lourdes Echeverria whom he met in 2004.
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