Deceptions (1998)

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La Usurpadora is a Mexican romantic drama telenovela produced by Salvador Mejia Alejandre and originally broadcast on Canal de las Estrellas from February 9 to July 24, 1998. It starred Gabriela Spanic and Fernando Colunga, and was based on La Intrusa, a novela originally broadcast in Venezuela which was its self a remake of Radio Caracas Television's 1971 telenovela La Usurpadora, which was starred by Marina Baura and Raúl Amundaray. This was one of the last telenovelas to feature Libertad Lamarque, who here portrayed the character of Abuela Piedad Bracho. The show's premise revolves around a pair of twin sisters who were separated when they were young, and as adults the younger sister is forced to act as a "replacement" for her wealthy twin who wants to temporarily leave her husband and his family to enjoy a life of luxury with multiple lovers. The telenovela had huge success in Mexico and has been exported and ported to various languages across the world.

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Series Cast

  1. Gabriela Spanic as Paulina Martínez / Paola Bracho

    Gabriela Spanic

    Paulina Martínez / Paola Bracho

    103 Episodes

  2. Fernando Colunga as Carlos Daniel Bracho

    Fernando Colunga

    Carlos Daniel Bracho

    103 Episodes

  3. Libertad Lamarque as Abuela Piedad vda de Bracho

    Libertad Lamarque

    Abuela Piedad vda de Bracho

    103 Episodes

  4. Chantal Andere as Estefanía Bracho de Montero

    Chantal Andere

    Estefanía Bracho de Montero

    103 Episodes

  5. Juan Pablo Gamboa as Willy Montero

    Juan Pablo Gamboa

    Willy Montero

    103 Episodes

  6. Magda Guzmán as Fidelina

    Magda Guzmán


    103 Episodes

  7. Dominika Paleta as Gema Durán Bracho

    Dominika Paleta

    Gema Durán Bracho

    103 Episodes

  8. Marcelo Buquet as Rodrigo Bracho

    Marcelo Buquet

    Rodrigo Bracho

    103 Episodes

  9. Jessica Jurado

    Patricia de Bracho

    103 Episodes

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Season 1 - Deceptions

Season 1

1998 | 103 Episodes

Season 1 of Deceptions premiered on February 9, 1998.

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Original Name La usurpadora

Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language Spanish; Castilian


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