(born César Évora y Díaz
on November 4
) is a Cuban
actor, currently living in Mexico.
Évora started out his career in his native Cuba appearing in more than ten movies before moving to Mexico in the early 1990s. He became known for playing minor roles in the seminal Corazón salvaje
and the long-running Agujetas de color de rosa
in 1993 and 1994, respectively. In 1995 Évora won his first leading role playing opposite Daniela Romo
in Si dios me quita la vida
Leading roles in Luz Clarita, Gente bien and especially El privilegio de amar soon established Évora as one of the most popular leading men in the industry. He has maintained a high profile after performances in successful productions such as La Madrastra, La esposa Virgen, and Mundo de Fieras. He is currently acting in the telenovela "Al Diablo con los Guapos".
Évora has lived for over ten years in Mexico and has acquired Mexican citizenship. He is currently married to wife Vivian and has three children. He is the cousin of famed Cuban author Daína Chaviano.
- Trampa de Muerte, a project with Mexican actor Fernando Colunga, was on hold as of August 2003.