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Adrian Bellani (born Gerardo Celasco; April 8, 1982) is a Salvadoran American
actor. He is best known as the second actor to play the role of Miguel Lopez- Adrian Bellani
Fitzgerald (a role originated in 1999 by Jesse Metcalfe of Desperate Housewives
fame) on the NBC daytime drama, Passions.
As a child, Bellani moved to his parent's home country El Salvador with his
family. He received his schooling at the American School of El Salvador (Escuela
Americana), There, Bellani not only competed in international horse jumping
competitions, but he won and was invited to compete in the Central America
Games representing his country. Bellani also became a very accomplished
volleyball player and once again he found himself invited to partake in the Central
America Games. The team that he played for won the Central American
Born Gerardo Celasco
tournament. Bellani was privileged to train with the El Salvador National team.
April 8, 1982 (age 30)
later returned to the United States to study finance at Southern Methodist Miami, Florida, USA
University. Bellani went on to receive a finance degree from Southern Methodist
University in Dallas, Texas. Shortly after, Salvadoran fashion photographer
Roberto Aguilar asked him to be the face of the Toni & Guy Bed Head campaign.
People en Español Magazine voted him to be one of the 25 hottest Latin bachelors in the world (2006). In 2007, Bellani
appeared with co-star Heidi Mueller on The Tyra Banks Show to help host Tyra through "soap opera school".
Bellani currently resides in Los Angeles yet remains extremely close with his family and visits them often in San Salvador.
1. ^ "Who, Where and Wow!". Soap Opera Weekly. 2007-02-13. p. 32.
Adrian Bellani at the Internet Movie Database
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