Lucía with her father Jacobo, whom she adores and takes care of his health in "No man's wife" (Photo: Televisa Univision)

This third Sunday in June is the Father’s daywhich is why we make a compilation of soap opera dads who managed to captivate the audience for their protective role towards their children.

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And although on some occasions they were very cold and hard, the truth is that they tried to protect them from everything bad. Below is the list.

1. JACOBO ARIZMENDI (MARCO TREVIÑO) – “NOBODY’S WOMAN”

Lucía with her father Jacobo, whom she adores and takes care of her health in “Nobody’s Woman” (Photo: TelevisaUnivision)

Jacobo Arizmendi is Lucía’s father in “Nobody’s Woman”. He is a man who, after being widowed, takes care of his daughter since she was very little, to whom she passes all her knowledge about pottery.

Like any parent, he cares about his daughter and does not want anyone to hurt him, something that he showed from the beginning when he made his antipathy to her boyfriend Alfredo; And boy, was he not wrong.

2. MARIANO DE LA SOURCE (CÉSAR ÉVORA) – “CLARITA LIGHT”

César Évora captivated with his role as Mariano de la Fuente in "Light Clarita" (Photo: Television)
César Évora captivated with his role as Mariano de la Fuente in “Luz Clarita” (Photo: Televisa)

Mariano de la Fuente has been left a widower with two dependent children: his little Mariela and José Mariano, now an adult man. Concerned about the upbringing of his daughter, who has not smiled again, he looks for a partner for his daughter in the children’s home: Luz Clarita.

Although he is a serious personthe character of Cesar Evora He came to move viewers by the great love he not only feels for his children, but for the little girl who came to his mansion to teach them an important lesson: that love is the essence of happiness.

3. HERMES PINZÓN (JORGE HERRERA) – “I AM BETTY, LA FEA”

Hermes Pinzón was quite a character in "I am Betty the Ugly one".  He watched over, like every father, for the well-being of his daughter (Photo: RCN Television)
Hermes Pinzón was quite a character in “I am Betty, the ugly one”. He watched over, like every father, for the well-being of his daughter (Photo: RCN Television)

In “I am Betty, the ugly one”, Hermes Pinzón Galarza is the father of our beloved Beatriz. In the plot, he is very overprotective of his daughter, because he does not want anyone to hurt her.

This charismatic character is remembered by everyone who saw the successful Colombian telenovela for his phrase: “The devil is pork”every time he mentioned it to Betty to alert her not to fall into temptations.

4. CARLOS DANIEL BRACHO (FERNANDO COLUNGA) – “THE USURPER”

Carlos Daniel Bracho with his Carlitos and Lisette in "the usurper" (Photo: Television)
Carlos Daniel Bracho with his Carlitos and Lisette in “La usurpadora” (Photo: Televisa)

the character of Carlos Daniel Bracho in “La usurpadora” is another one who stole the hearts of the audience, not only for being a friendly heartthrob and businessman, but for the immense love that he has for his two children: Carlitos and Lisette.

Although, on several occasions he is very hard with the little onesespecially with the male, in the background, the only thing he seeks is your well-beingso he gives them his unconditional love.

5. CÉSAR (CÉSAR COSTA) – “SINGLE DAD”

"Single dad" It was a series on the Televisa network that began on February 11, 1987 and ended on July 6, 1994 (Photo; Televisa)
“Single Dad” was a series on the Televisa network that began on February 11, 1987 and ended on July 6, 1994 (Photo; Televisa)

In “Single Dad”, a series from the 80s and 90s, César, a man accustomed to fame thanks to the fact that he was a rock and roll singer from the 60s, had to take care of her three children (Miguel, Alejandra and Cesarín), after becoming a widower.

His life changed radically his dreams of becoming a star were paralyzed, because now his priority was to seek the well-being of his family. It was thus that he put his family before everything else and became an optimistic father.

6. FERNANDO LASCURAÍN (JORGE SALINAS) – “MY HEART IS YOURS”

"My heart is yours" is a Mexican soap opera, produced by Juan Osorio for Televisa and broadcast on the Canal de las Estrellas (Photo: Televisa)
“My heart is yours” is a Mexican soap opera, produced by Juan Osorio for Televisa and broadcast on the Canal de las Estrellas (Photo: Televisa)

In “My Heart Is Yours” Fernando Lazcuraín is the father of a very large familybecause he must raise only his seven sons.

Although he is very cold, dry and conservative with them, deep down he always seeks the happiness and well-being of each one. For this reason, the character of Jorge Salinas captivated viewers.

7. PEDRO GARRIDO (JOSÉ RON) – “I GIVE YOU LIFE”

José Ron made everyone fall in love with his participation in "I give you life" (Photo: Television)
José Ron fell in love with everyone with his participation in “I give you life” (Photo: Televisa)

In “I give you life”, Pedro Garrido is a mechanic, whose existence changes completely when he finds out that he is the father of Nicolás, a little boy. six years old who has leukemia. The news was given to him by the minor’s adoptive parents, who inform him that the only way to save him is by performing a bone marrow transplant and he is the only one who can help him.

When he meets his son, he feels a great connection and wants to be more aware of him, unleashing the jealousy of the child’s adoptive father, but he will not give up.

8. MAURICIO LÓPEZ-GARZA (SEBASTIÁN RULLI) – “DAD TO ALL MOTHER”

Sebastian Rulli becomes a "dad to all mother" (Photo: Television)
Sebastián Rulli becomes a “Dad to every mother” (Photo: Televisa)

In “Dad to every mother”, Mauricio López-Garza Silvetti is a man who likes to enjoy much of life, but the day of his wedding he discovers that he has a daughter seven-year-old named Anifer.

Because this minor ruins his marriage, he does not trust her very much, but little by little a very special feeling will be born in him and he will realize that being a father is not as bad as he thought.

9. ARTURO DE LA SOURCE (ROBERTO VANDER) – “RUBY”

The unconditional love of Arturo de la Fuente, who helps his daughter in the most difficult moments of her life, is highlighted in "Ruby" (Photo: Television)
The unconditional love of Arturo de la Fuente, who helps his daughter in the most difficult moments of her life, is highlighted in “Rubí” (Photo: Televisa)

In “Ruby” Arturo de la Fuente is the loving and overprotective father of his daughter Maribel, a sensitive girl who suffers from a disability in her right leg due to an accident from her childhood. Because she is so innocent and noble, she doesn’t want anyone to hurt her, something she can’t help when her boyfriend stands her up at the altar.

Despite this hard moment, he tries to get her over it and because of the girl’s character, he is not severe with her. He has always shown her unconditional love.

10. NICOLÁS CONTRERAS (GABRIEL SOTO) – “SINGLE WITH DAUGHTERS”

Nico's life changes completely when he has to take care of his nieces in "single with daughters" (Photo: Television)
Nico’s life changes completely when he has to take care of his nieces in “Single with daughters” (Photo: Televisa)

Although, in “Single with daughters”, Nicolás is not the biological father but the uncle of his three nieces: Camila, Alexa and Sofia, but he takes care of them when his sister and brother-in-law die in a traffic accident.

Although he is not ready, he fights to fill the void left by the girls’ parents, something he does not think he is ready for, but in his attempt he wins the hearts of the audience.

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