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Margarita Rosa De Francisco

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Margarita Rosa de Francisco Baquero also known as La Mencha (born August 8, 1965 in Cali, Colombia) is a Colombian Telenovela, movie actress, singer and TV presenter.

Margarita is the granddaughter of Margarita Cucalón. She is the daughter of Gerardo de Francisco and Mercedes Baquero. She is the second of three siblings: sister Adriana and brother, comedian Martín de Francisco.

From August 1988 - 1990 she was married to actor/singer Carlos Vives, who she had met on the set of the telenovela Gallito Ramirez. Since 14 June 2003 she has been married to Daniel Castello.

In 1990 De Francisco had surgery after suffering from a severe scoliosis on her back. When fully recovered she wrote a book on physical exercises titled Margarita Rosa físicamente, ejercicios y nutrición.

De Francisco started as a model doing commercials for small businesses until she got selected to participate in Miss Colombia and pinned a second place that allowed her to participate in Miss World 1985. After the beauty pageant she was offered numerous modeling gigs with major Colombia companies like Postobon, Revlon, Café Aguila Roja and Gran Ahorrar.

De Francisco gained notoriety for her role in the Telenovelas Gallito Ramirez, Los Pecados de Inés de Hinojosa and Café con aroma de mujer.

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  • alxrmr

    Gaviota ❤ [2]

    31 Jul 2013 Reply
  • thetimeiisnow

    Bailarina es un excelente álbum, me encanto ♥

    4 Jul 2013 Reply
  • falxetto

    3 Sep 2012 Reply
  • alf1721

    Gaviota ♥

    14 May 2011 Reply
  • astronomo10

    ¡Viva Margarita!

    1 May 2011 Reply
  • Kawada__Shougo

    Love her music since I saw "Cafe con aroma de mujer" in 1999.

    14 Sep 2010 Reply
  • Sigmund-SL

    Forma parte de mis recuerdos de niñez, que gran voz! Gaviota que de lo lejos...

    2 Sep 2010 Reply
  • forbidenphantom

    gaviotaaa que de lo lejos vuela mmuy altoooQ!!!!

    22 May 2010 Reply
  • Allaaan

    gaviooooooooota :)

    22 Dec 2009 Reply
  • bubblegirl_82

    volver a ver a Margarita Rosa en Cafe cantando sus canciones es lo mejor que me ha pasado en estos dias, q voz!

    23 Mar 2009 Reply
  • miltonrodolfo

    Esta es la verdadera Gaviota!!!! La original, con una gran voz, una actuación soberbia y un encanto que dejó a miles de millones de personas prendidas de ella, tanto así que le han hecho dos versiones en México!!!!

    10 Oct 2008 Reply
  • Tipheret

    Gaviota!

    26 Jul 2008 Reply
  • astronomo10

    ¡UFF, QUE VOZ TIENE ESE GRAN MUJER Y NO SE DIGA DE SU ACTUACION! MIENTAS HAYA VIDA FUE UN GRAN HISTORIA! =)

    25 Jan 2008 Reply

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