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May, 05, 2008 - 11:15 AM / ET

Latin New York ACE Awards Recognizes Geraldine Bazan as Best Young Actress Impact of the Year
Geraldine Celebrates May 5 at Flushing Park Artistic Festival and Leads Parade in Central Park

NUEVA YORK, MIAMI, GUATEMALA CITY, BOGOTA, Colombia, May 5 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Mexican actress Geraldine Bazan, with 20 years in entertainment and member of Women in film & TV, acts in the soap operas "Victoria," "Bajo las Riendas del Amor" (Under the Reins of Love), and "Tierra de Pasiones" (Land of Passion), as well as "Victoria", which will be opening in the United States, Mexico, Spain and Central and South America and the Caribbean through Televisa Galavisión and NBC Telemundo International.

Latin ACE Awards (Association of Entertainment Critics of New York) warded Geraldine Bazan the BEST INTERNATIONAL YOUNG ACTRESS IMPACT OF THE YEAR award at its 40 Anniversary, which was presided over by the journalists Fernando Campos, Carlos Lasso and Manolo Garcia Oliva, at the Natives Theater in Jackson Heights. Afterward, there was a party at the HIGHLINE CLUB in West Manhattan, where Geraldine celebrated her 20 years of artistic career with friends, companions, her brother Angel Claude and media that have always supported her.

The ACE (Latin ACE Awards) has been awarded since its inception 40 years ago to Mario Moreno Cantinflas, Julio Iglesias, José José, Raphael, Roberto Gómez Bolaños "Chespirito", Celia Cruz, Rocio and Katy Jurado, Angélica Maria, Silvia Pinal, Marga López, Ninón Sevilla, Placido Domingo, Don Francisco, Olga Guillot, Tongolele, Evita Muñoz "Chachita", Carmen Salinas, Florinda Meza, Lupita Ferrer, Lola Beltrán, Libertad la Marque, Maria Antonieta de las Nieves "La Chilindrina", Susana Alexander, Adela Micha, Charityn, Cristina Saralegui, Carla Estrada, Eugenio Derbez, Eduardo Santamarina, and Osvaldo Ríos, among others. Geraldine Bazan is celebrating 5 de Mayo in Flushing Park in New York City, together with singer Pablo Montero, and the Mexican Day Parade in Manhattan in support of Casa Puebla, Asociación Tepeyac.org, COFEM.org, Sociedad Cívica Mexicana.org, Mexicanos Unidos.org, Lobo Records, and New York Teleprensa.

Geraldine Bazan was born in Mexico City and resides in Miami, Florida, and Bogota, Colombia. In "Victoria," which premiered in December, she brings to life the character of "Paula Mendoza," a tough young lawyer who matures with the separation of her parents, Victoria Ruffo and Arturo Peniche, an exemplary family in society's eyes. "Victoria" by RTI Telemundo (9PM) is now broadcast by Televisa Nertworks, with 14 points in México to 10.30pm. Mauricio Ochmann (Jeronimo) also stars in the soap opera, with whom Geraldine Bazan shares credits in the soap opera "Como en el Cine" (Like in the movies), which is currently broadcast in Central and South America through Azteca International, in which she plays Regina Linares, leader of the parochial school where she studies. She plays two parts (Regina-Amethyst) and secretly dances in a bar away from the nuns.

Geraldine Bazan, who possesses a philanthropic culture, supports the altruistic campaigns of foundations for breast cancer, AIDS, Heart, Homeless, the Deaf with Different Capacities, Kids Scholarships, Denuncia Ambulante and Feminicidios in Ciudad Juarez, Retired Actors, Support for the Mexican Cinema community, participates in the poor children foundations of Central and South America and the Caribbean, as well as in Mexico, the U.S., Dominican Republic, Colombia, Movimiento Azteca, and telethons of Mexico, Panama and Guatemala, as well as in the campaigns International Earth Day, the World Language Day, the Power of Knowing, etc., she said in Miami during an interview series with Telemundo Internacional to Cada Día, Al Rojo Vivo, Miami Herald and New York Teleprensa.

The Mexican actress Geraldine Bazan, who gives life to the tremendous Verónica in "Bajo las Riendas del Amor", 2pm on Univision, starring Gabriel Soto (Juanjo), and is an accomplice to the villainies of Adamari López (Ingrid).

In 2004, Geraldine Bazan was hired to film with Hispanic Television Channels in the U.S. and, to date, has not returned to work in México, where she has been recognized with more than 20 awards for her 20 years of artistic career in cinema, theater and television, where she has shared credits with Salma Hayek, Edward James Olmos, Marc Anthony, Saúl Lisazo, and Héctor Suárez.

Geraldine Bazan is recognized as an excellent actress with a career that takes her through theater cinema and television, with the same force as in radio. Her repertoire includes fifteen soap operas such as "Corazon Salvaje" (Wild heart), "Buscando el Paraíso" (Looking for paradise), "Maria la del Barrio," "Camila," "Traviesa," "El Amor no tiene Precio" (Love has no price), "Catalina and Sebastián", "Dos Chicos de Cuidado" (Two boys of care), "Ellas Inocentes o Culpables" (The innocent or guilty), "Como en el Cine" (Like in the cinema), "Soñar no cuesta Nada" (Dreaming costs you nothing), series like Decisions, 9 plays like Pop Corn, Black Comedy, Cinderella, and 9 films in different formats including "In the Time of the Butterflies", "Punto y Aparte" (New paragraph), "Espejo Retrovisor" (Rearview mirror).

Her plans include her work in cinema in México, the U.S. and Spain. Visit her website at www.geraldinebazan.com

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