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De la Reguera grew up in the tropical state of Veracruz, on the Gulf Coast of Mexico. She began her performance arts studies in the Cultural Institute of Veracruz, then left the southern state for Televisa's Center for Artistic Education (CEA) and TV Aztecas's artistic institute (CEFAC) in Mexico City, later taking study with Lisa Robertson and Aaron Spicer in Los Angeles and acting coach Juan Carlos Corzza in Spain. In theatre she participated in El Cartero (Il Postino) for which she received two awards: one for "Best Actress" from the Association of Theatre Journalists in Mexico and the other for the year's "Most Promising Actress" from the Association of Theatre Critics and Journalists.De la Reguera's professional career began with her role in the telenovela Azul (1996) followed by Pueblo Chico, Infierno Grande (1997) for which she received the Heraldo Award for "Best Breakout Female Actress," and Desencuentro which was her third telenovela under the direction of the internationally recognized Ernesto Alonso. Tentaciones (1998) marked her beginning with power house Argos Comunicación. She was immediately offered roles in Destino and Todo Por Amor, for which she received "The Golden Palm Award." After that, it was non-stop work for de la Reguera. In 2002, she starred in Cara o Cruz, which was the first telenovela co-produced between Argos Comunicación and Telemundo, made exclusively for the Hispanic audience living in the United States. The following year she played María in the telenovela Por tí for TV Azteca and the mini-series that followed up on Pedro El Escamoso, Como Pedro Por Su Casa which was a co-production between Caracol from Colombia and Telemundo. Additionally, de la Reguera also had the lead role in the Peruvian soap opera Luciana y Nicolas (2003).De la Reguera's introduction into film began with Por La Libre (2000) which earned her two nominations: "El Heraldo de la Revelación Femenina" (Best New Actress) and "Eres Mejor Actriz" (Best Actress). Later she acted in the film Un Secreto de Esperanza (2002) with Oscar nominee Kathy Jurado. In 2003 de la Reguera stared in the highly acclaimed comedy Ladies Night, alongside Ana Claudia Talancón. The movie became the box office success of the year and won her three major awards: "the Latin America MTV's Favorite Actress Award," the Mexico's movie industry Award for Best Actress of the year, "CANACINE," and the "Diosa de Plata (Silver Godess) Award" for Best Supporting Actress (2003). In 2005, she played the starring role in Gitanas which aired on Telemundo in the United States and now is being seen as far away as Ucrania, Spain, and Argentina. In 2006, de la Reguera starred in the powerful film Así del Precipicio which earned her her second "Diosa de Plata (Silver Goddess) Award" for best actress. Additionally, she also starred in Paraiso Travel, playing the role of Milagros, singing and dancing for the first time in a movie. John Leguizamo and Colombian top actress Margarita Rosa de Francisco were also part of the film, presented at the Tribeca Film Festival and later released throughout the United States and Latin America.That same year de la Reguera received her first big break into American cinema when she landed the role of Sister Encarnación in the Hollywood film Nacho Libre. The film by Jared Hess, director of Napoleon Dynamite and co-starring Jack Black, gave her the opportunity to be seen around the world.In 2008 de la Reguera became the new face for CoverGirl world-wide, alongside celebrities like Drew Barrymore, Queen Latiffa, Ellen DeGeneres, and singer Rihianna. From there her career spring boarded into many other impressive endorsements including campaigns with Pantene, Special K and Flip, Macy's, Coca-Cola (Ciel), Pepsi (Be Light) and Caress, among many others. De la Reguera began 2010 with a worldwide publicity campaign for Lipton Tea alongside actor Hugh Jackman. Most recently, she did an international campaign with Kahlúa benefiting her hometown of Veracruz, Mexico, left demolished after the resent destruction of Huricaine Karl.In the action-thriller film Sultanes del Sur (2007), filmed mainly in Argentina, de la Reguera plays Monica Silvari, a mean and sophisticated bank robber alongside Spanish actors Jordi Molla and Tony Dalton. In the spring of 2008 de la Reguera began filming Capadocia, the HBO mega-production television show about the chaotic and miserable life in a women's prison in Mexico. The show aired with record-breaking ratings in Mexico and Latin America, and was released in the US in the fall of 2008 for HBO OLE. Three of the most recognized directors in Latin America participated in this HBO original production, including Epigmenio Ibarra, Jorge Aragón and Luis Peraza. The successful HBO series got 3 International Emmy nominations for its first season, and this fall marked the opening of Capadocia's second season. De la Reguera filmed Di Di Hollywood in 2009, the latest movie from famed Jamón, Jamón director Bigas Luna.In 2009, de la Reguera went back to the theatre for 6 months where she played "Desdemona" in Shakespeare's Othelo. The play was hugely successful in Mexico's renowned Juan Ruiz de Alarcón play house and de la Reguera was named "Best Actress" by the Journalist Theatre Association, at the annual Bravo Awards, and by the ACTP. Later that year she filmed the extremely moving Mexican film Backyard, in which de la Reguera plays a cop in an outlaw border city controlled by drug traffickers and killers. Directed by Carlos Carrera (The Crime of Father Amaro, nominated for an Oscar for "Best Foreign Film"), the film was chosen to represent Mexico in the 2010 Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Film category, earned de la Reguera the "Best Actress Award" at the Imagen Awards and the CANACINE Awards, and won the "Silver Plaque" in the Chicago Film Festival. The beginning of 2010 brought the opening of her film Hollywood film Cop Out co-starring Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan, and directed by Kevin Smith. De la Reguera played Gabriela, a strong-willed woman with a very picante and colorful language, who gets rescued by Bruce and Tracy's characters---and puts them in trouble in the process. 2010 additionally brought the release of her Mexican film Hidalgo/Moliere about the controversial life of Mexico's independence hero, the priest Miguel Hidalgo. She plays Hidalgo's second wife and shares credits with Demian Bichir (Weeds, Ché).In the United States, de la Reguera also had a recurring role on the USA Network's Royal Pains, and currently stars on the critically-acclaimed Will Farrell produced HBO comedy Eastbound & Down co-starring Danny McBride as down-and-out baseball player and love interest "Kenny Powers." Additionally, de la Reguera will be next seen in the highly-anticipated, Jon Favreau directed Cowboys & Aliens starring Harrison Ford, Daniel Craig, and Sam Rockwell and produced by Steven Spielberg, Ron Howard, and Brian Grazer. The film crosses the classic Western with the alien-invasion movie in a blazingly original way-where a lone cowboy leads an uprising against terror from beyond our world. The film is set for a wide-release at the end of this month. As if her busy acting career isn't enough, de la Reguera is also heavily involved with charity work. Most recently, she uploaded a video to YouTube in order to help raise awareness for Veracruz, her home state, affected by heavy rains and a devastating Hurricane Karl. In the video, de la Reguera advises on the various options to support, and offers methods to make donations. The viral campaign went all over Twitter and other online sites, raising much needed money for the victims of the hurricane. De la Reguera also founded the organization VeracruzANA AC which is a philanthropic organization whose mission is to raise funds and finally build a touristic boulevard of Antigua- something that has been promised by political organizations for years. Antigua is one of the most important and historical communities in Veracruz, and the most damaged by the hurricane. This June marked the culmination of her hard work and the Grand Opening ceremony for the touristic boulevard.