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Shalim

Biography

Child of Latin performers Charityn and Elin Ortíz, Puerto Rican pop vocalist, style model, and acting professional Shalim teamed up with maker Emilio Estefan to create his self-titled debut recording, climbing around the graphs for the very first time with a track called “Como Tú.” IN-MAY of 2001, Shalim was voted among the 25 Most Gorgeous Latin Celebrities by People publication.

Quick Facts


Full Name Shalim Ortiz
Date Of Birth February 26, 1979
Height 1.78 m
Profession Actor, Singer
Nationality Puerto Rican
Spouse Lesley Ann Machado
Children Liam Michel Ortiz
Parents Charytín Goyco, Elin Ortiz
Siblings Sharina Ortiz, Alexander Ortiz
Music Songs Se Me Olvidó Tu Nombre, Si Estuvieras Junto a Mi, Nadie Como Tu, Sonar, Cuarto Sin Puerta, Pecaré, Entregate, La Cruz Va Por Dentro, Mi Tesoro, Así Me Voy, Aquel Lugar, Santa Cecilia, Sacrificio, Va a Llover, Misericordia, Agua, Mata Tu Amor, Gitana, Corazón, Mentira, Come Down, I Can Let Go, Donde Corre La Sangre
Albums Cuarto Sin Puerta, Shalim
Movies Loki 7, Panic 5 Bravo, Bad Ass, Silver Case, Expecting a Miracle, The Art of Travel, Spin, Maneater, Yuniol, Dame tus ojos, Gardel
TV Shows Magic City, Una Maid en Manhattan, Maneater


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#Fact
1 First cousin, once removed of Freddy Beras Goico.
2 Has a sister, Sharina, and a brother, Alexander. They are fraternal twins.
3 Named one of the most beautiful people in the world by People En Español in 2008. This is the fifth time Ortiz has been on the prestigious list.
4 Named by People en Español in 2008 as one of the most elegant of the year (#5 on the list). The list included A listers such as George Clooney, Javier Bardem and David Beckham.
5 In 2006 he was named one of the 50 most beautiful people by People En Espanol Magazine for the fourth time. (3rd in a row).
6 His ancestry is 1/2 Puerto Rican (from his father's ancestry) and 1/4 Dominican and 1/4 Spaniard (from his mother's ancestry). He considers himself as much Dominican as he is Puerto Rican due to his upbringing on both islands.
7 Launched his own t-shirt line called Latin Rock Star (LRSTAR) available on-line.
8 First self-titled album reached "Gold" in Spain in 2003.
9 Named four times one of 50 most beautiful people by People Magazine (Spanish) (2001, 2004, 2005, 2006).
10 Son of television producer Elin Ortiz and singer/hostess Charytin.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Loki 7 2016 Alex Rivera
Silver Case: Director's Cut 2015 Tuco
Dame tus ojos 2014 David
5 Bravo 2013 Rafael
Magic City 2013 TV Series Antonio Rivas
Dama y Obrero 2013 TV Series Jose Manuel Correal / José Manuel Correal
Reencarnación: Una historia de amor 2013 Alejandro
Una Maid en Manhattan 2011-2012 TV Series Frank Varela
Bad Ass 2012 Frank Vega (17-25 yrs)
Silver Case 2012 Tuco
XY. La revista 2012 TV Series José García Roble Jr.
Morir en Martes 2011 TV Series Dr. Adrian Ortiz
El Octavo Mandamiento 2011 TV Series Iñaki Arriaga
Villa Captive 2011
Goldberg - P.I. 2011 Jesus
Touched 2009 Jimmy
Maneater 2009 TV Mini-Series Pablo Hernandez
Cold Case 2009 TV Series Gonzalo Luque
Expecting a Miracle 2009 TV Movie Juan Salazar
Gurdian 2009 Wally
CSI: Miami 2008 TV Series Mario Vega
Partigiano 2008 Short Partisan 1
30 Days 'Til I'm Famous 2008 TV Series Guido (as Shalim Ortiz)
The Winged Man 2008 Short Winged Man
The Art of Travel 2008 Carlos 'Bullet'
Wanna Be Me! 2008 TV Movie Desiderio Lopez
Heroes 2007 TV Series Alejandro Herrera
Cory in the House 2007 TV Series Nanoosh
Yuniol 2007 Yuniol
Spin 2007/I Carlos
Ángel Rebelde 2004 TV Series Shalim
Lizzie McGuire 2002 TV Series Carlos
Hollywood 7 2001 TV Series Miguel Delgado
Gardel 2017 announced Delfino
Dirty War Latidos del corazon 2017 announced Adrian
Dias de Carnaval announced Diego
La otra Penélope announced León
The Truth About the War in Heaven: Declaration of War announced Minister Watkins
Señora Acero 2016 TV Series Arturo Sánchez / Arturo Sanchez
Ballers 2016 TV Series Manny
American Curious 2016 Raúl
Noches con Platanito 2016 TV Series

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Touched 2009 performer: "My Crime", "Mess", "Seven Lives"
Spin 2007/I performer: "Rosario" / producer: "Rosario" / writer: "Rosario"
Chasing Papi 2003 performer: "Se Me Olvidó Tu Nombre"
The Clone 2001 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Haunted Forest 2007 composer: song "La Aventura"
Spin 2007/I composer: song "Rosario"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Touched 2009 co-producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Más vale tarde 2008 TV Series Himself
The Art of Travel: Production Webisodes 2007 Video short Himself
Los 50 más bellos de People en Español 2005 TV Short Himself
Premios juventud 2004: Acceso total 2004 TV Movie Himself
Noche de estrellas: Premios juventud 2004 2004 TV Movie Himself
Premios juventud 2004 2004 TV Special Himself
Escándalo TV de noche 2004 TV Series Himself
El gordo y la flaca 2004 TV Series Himself
Nuestra Navidad 2003 2003 TV Movie Himself - Singer
Pa'lante con Cristina 2003 TV Series Himself
2003 Hispanic Heritage Awards 2003 TV Special Himself - Performer
Música sí 2002 TV Series Himself
Al salir de clase 2002 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Heroes 2007-2009 TV Series Alejandro Herrera
Heroes Unmasked 2008 TV Series documentary Alejandro Herrera
Lizzie McGuire: Star Struck Vol. 3 2004 Video Carlos

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008 Imagen Award Imagen Foundation Awards Best Supporting Actor Heroes (2006)


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#Quote
1 I personally believe that when you stop acting, is when you are taking the first true steps into becoming an actor.


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