El Gallo De Oro series is set in Mexico in the 1940s and follows Dionisio Pinzón, a bashful town crier whose passion is cockfighting, who falls in love with Bernarda, known as La Caponera, a sensuous and impulsive lady who makes a fortune travelling through Mexico’s communities singing at fairs. Dionisio and Bernarda’s encounter transforms their lives forever.
Lucero as Bernarda Cutiño “La Caponera”
Lucero Hogaza León was born on August 29, 1969 in Mexico City, Mexico. She is a Mexican singer, composer, actor, and television host better known as Lucero.
The actress portrays Bernarda Cutio, often known as La Caponera, a beautiful singer yearning for freedom and equality in a world ruled by men. Bernarda faces the burden of being a talisman of fortune, but this will lead her down a path fraught with difficulties and sacrifices.
José Ron as Dionisio Pinzón
José Ron was born as Edgar Jose Ron Jr. Vazquez in Guadalajara City, Jalisco.
In El Gallo de Oro, José Ron plays Dionisio Pinzón. Dionisio is a poor and shy man whose life is turned upside down when he meets Bernarda, La Caponera. Dionisio, like her, craves liberty and equality. They will confront the barriers and hardships that fate has in store for them together.
Plutarco Haza as Lorenzo Benavides
Plutarco Haza is a Mexican actor and film director.
In El Gallo de Oro, Plutarco Haza plays Lorenzo Benavides, an ambitious and unscrupulous figure. Lorenzo is eager to go to any length to amass fortune and power, regardless of who he has to crush on the road. His tenacity and lack of remorse make him a compelling and multifaceted villain. Lorenzo is obsessed with La Caponera because of the fortune and luck she attracts in games of chance.
Adriana Williams as Justina
Justina (Adriana Williams) is La Caponera’s best friend, and she stands out for her fearlessness as one of the only women in a mariachi ensemble during a period when gender stereotypes are prevalent. Justina has a significant secret regarding her sexual preferences, and while she is hesitant to divulge it to the public, she will do everything in her ability to keep it hidden.
Santiago Colores as Remigio
Remigio (Santiago Colores), Lorenzo’s cousin, is both his accomplice in criminal acts and his victim. He is a crafty man who is motivated by greed and is willing to deceive and betray in order to further his own goals. He appears to admire Lorenzo at first glance, but their relationship is founded on deep fear and forced allegiance, which adds tension to their relationship.
Alberto Estrella as Lucas Benavides
Lorenzo’s father is Lucas Benavides (Alberto Estrella), who staunchly clings to the social conventions and ideals of his period. He is well-known for his strong ethical standards and determination to preserve a flawless image. However, he is obliged to violate his code by covering up his son’s wrongdoing, not out of love for him, but out of worry for the family’s name and honour.
María Aura as Lucha Padilla
Lucha (María Aura) is a palenque singer who becomes rival to La Caponera. She is an envious and opportunistic woman who is always eager to obtain her objectives. Her calculated drive, courage, toughness, and fearlessness define her personality. She is a lonely lady, despite her power and ambition.
Pablo Abitia as Feliciano
Feliciano (Pablo Abitia) is a member of Los Vagos del Bajo, a group of musicians and mariachis who travel with La Caponera from fair to fair. His love interest in Justina is obvious, and he goes to great lengths to win her over. However, a dark side lurks beyond that tough exterior. Feliciano is capable to taking dramatic actions in retaliation and hatred when he feels betrayed, tricked, or manipulated.