Ana Dela RegueraEarly life Reguera was born in Veracruz, Mexico. Her mother was Miss Veracruz who became a journalist and TV personality. She began her performance arts studies in the Instituto Veracruzano de Cultura and was the host of Pasarela on Televisa Veracruz. She left the Televisa's CEA, and then studied with Rosa María Bianchi, Patricia Reyes Spíndola and Rafael Miranau. She also studied at the Centro de Formación Actoral de TV Azteca (CEFAC).
 Acting career TelenovelasHer acting 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 female acting, and Desencuentro which was her third telenovela under the direction of Ernesto Alonso.
Tentaciones (1998) marked her beginning with the production company Argos Comunicación. She was immediately offered a role in Destino and Todo por amor, for which she received the Palmas de oro award.
Cara o Cruz was the first telenovela co-production between Argos Comunicación and Telemundo, that was made exclusively for the Hispanic audience living in the United States. It was later rebroadcast in Mexico, by independent channel CNI. She was also seen playing 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.
 Commercial workReguera has been in many commercials and television shows in Mexico, such as: Mujer, casos de la vida real, Al derecho y al Derbez, Íntimamente Shanik, Chiquitos pero picosos, La venta increíble, Llévatelo and Cómplices en familia.
In theatre she has participated in El cartero directed by Raúl Quintanilla, for which she received two awards from the 'Mexican Association of Theatre Journalists.
In 2010, she began appearing in commercials for Kahlua liqueur.  She signed a multimillion-dollar contract with Cover Girl to be one of the official faces, along with Drew Barrymore and Queen Latifah, of its ad campaign.
 FilmHer introduction to film began in Por la libre, under the direction of Juan Carlos de Llaca. Later she acted in the film Un Secreto de Esperanza and in 2003 Ladies Night, alongside Ana Claudia Talancón. In 2005 she played the starring role in Gitanas which aired on Telemundo in the United States.
She is perhaps best known for her role as Sister Encarnación in Nacho Libre, a film by Jared Hess, director of Napoleon Dynamite.
 Other venturesIn 2006, Reguera hosted the MTV Video Music Awards Latin America along with Mexican alternative rock group Molotov.
She is currently working with Argos Comunicación on the HBO Latin American series "Capadocia" along with Rebecca Jones and also serves as spokesperson for CoverGirl cosmetics.
Reguera has been cast as Kenny Powers' love interest in Season 2 of HBO's Eastbound & Down.
 Personal lifeHer relationship with Univision's top journalist Jorge Ramoswas ended in late 2010. Reasons for the unfortunate break-up were not given; which has resulted in much speculation by the public and the media alike.
 FilmographyYear Film Role Notes
2000 Por la libre María
2002 Un secreto de Esperanza Lety
2003 Ladies' Night Ana
2006 El Caco
Nacho Libre Sister Encarnación
Así del precipicio Lucía
2007 Sultanes del Sur Monica Silvari
2008 Paraiso Travel Milagros
2009 Empire State Ellen Cochrane
El traspatio Blanca
2010 Cop Out Gabriela
Di Di Hollywood Rita Marlow (completed)
Hidalgo - La historia jamás contada Josefa Quintana (post-production)
2011 Cowboys & Aliens Maria (filming)
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Azul Cecilia Telenovela
1997 Pueblo chico, infierno grande Priscila Telenovela
Desencuentro Beatriz Telenovela
2000 Tentaciones Fernanda Segovia Telenovela
2000 Todo por amor Lucía Telenovela
2002 Cara o cruz Mariana Medina/Aída Telenovela
Por tí María Telenovela
2003 Como Pedro por su casa Astrid TV series
Luciana y Nicolás Luciana Telenovela
2004 Gitanas María Salomé Telenovela
2008 Capadocia Lorena Guerra TV series
2009 Empire State Ellen Cochrane pilot episode
2010 Eastbound & Down Vida TV series
2010 Royal Pains Carmen TV series
Ana Dela Reguera - filmography
Ana Dela Reguera facts
5 most recent filmsNacho Libre - 2.5 stars
Nacho Libre - Blu-ray - 2.5 stars
5 highest-rated filmsNacho Libre - 2.5 stars
Nacho Libre - Blu-ray - 2.5 stars
5 lowest-rated filmsNacho Libre - Blu-ray - 2.5 stars
Nacho Libre - 2.5 stars
Most frequent co-starsPeter Stormare - 2 times - show films
Hector Jiminez - 2 times - show films
Jack Black - 2 times - show films
Most frequent directorsJared Hess - 3 times - show films