It was released more than 20 years ago. “Sidekicks to the rescue”, a children’s soap opera whose plot tells the story of two twin sisters who were separated at birth, but found thanks to music. The themes of this production were interpreted by the protagonists themselves, something that captivated the public.
This series was launched on January 7, 2002 and since more than two decades have passed since its premiere, those who saw those child actors who captivated them wonder what has become of their lives. If you are also asking yourself the same question, we will answer it below.
BELINDA GAVE LIFE TO MARIANA CANTÚ AND SILVANA DEL VALLE ONTIVEROS
Belinda played a double role in “Cómplices al rescate”: that of Mariana Cantú, a noble and tender girl, and Silvana del Valle Ontiveros, a vain and manipulative little girl. The actress was in the first 91 episodes, but shortly after she was withdrawn from production.
After her time in the children’s soap opera, she participated in some more productions such as “Corazones al límite” (2004), “Camaleones” (2009), “Mujeres Asesinas 3” (2010), “Baywatch” (2017) and “Welcome to Eden” (2022-present). Not only that, because she consolidated her career as a singer, in addition to being a judge of “La voz” (2019-2020).
DANIELA LUJÁN GAVE LIFE TO MARIANA CANTÚ / SILVANA DEL VALLE ONTIVEROS
Daniela Luján replaced Belinda in “Accomplices to the Rescue” from episode 92 to 132. Despite this big change, the children’s series continued to be a hit.
After playing Mariana Cantú and Silvana del Valle Ontiveros, the young woman continued in the world of acting, participating in “La Jaula” (2004), “Una familia de diez” (2007), “Sortilegio” (2009), “De I love you, I love you” (2013), “For loving without law” (2018), among other titles. Likewise, she was the preparer of the program “Pequeños gigantes USA”. She also dabbled in music. Together with Jessica Segura and Mariana Botas, she directs “Envinadas”, a YouTube program.
FABIÁN CHÁVEZ GAVE LIFE TO JOAQUIN OLMOS
Fabián Chávez gave life to Joaquín Olmos, another of the child protagonists of “Cómplices al rescate”.
After the series, he continued his acting career until 2008. He decided to venture into theatrical scene production and direction. He was a radio host and became a father in 2016.
VADHIR DERBEZ GAVE LIFE TO ANDRÉS ROSALES
Vadhir Derbez had the role of Andrés Rosales, an extroverted minor who captivated with his interpretation. After his time in “Accomplices to the Rescue”, he continues in the world of acting.
He was in “De few, few fleas” (2003), “Neighbors” (2005-2006), “Gossip Girl: Acapulco” (2013), “3 idiots” (2017), “On a trip with the Derbez” (2019- 2023), among others. She also participated in several reality shows, becoming the winner of two: “Look who dances” (2010) and “Who is the mask?” (2019).
ALEJANDRO SPEITZER GAVE LIFE TO FELIPE OLMOS
Alejandro Speitzer plays Felipe Olmos. He continued his career in the world of acting, achieving great success after “Accomplices to the Rescue.”
After the series, he acted in “Misión SOS” (2005), “Dare to dream” (2009-2010), “El Chema” (2016), “Intimate enemy” (2018-2020), “Dark desire” (2020- 2022), “The head of Joaquín Murrieta” (2023), among others. On the other hand, in November 2022 he opened the doors of his Mexican restaurant in the center of Madrid.
RAMIRO TORRES GAVE LIFE TO RAMÓN
Ramiro Torres gave life to Ramón, one of Mariana Cantú’s best friends. He continued acting, although in few productions.
“My beloved girl” (2003), “Neighbors” (2006), “What women keep quiet about” (2011), “Fugitives from destiny” (2010-2011) and “As the saying goes” (2013), this being latest. In 2020, she joined the cast of the sports program “Hola Robot” and “La Previa”.
MICKEY SANTANA GAVE LIFE TO OMAR CONTRERAS
Mickey Santana had the role of Omar Contreras in “Accomplices to the Rescue.” He acted in some productions, but in 2011 he moved away from recording studios to dedicate himself to his family and create the Multidisciplinary Artistic Education Center named Encuentro.
His trail was lost after being accused of allegedly being part of a human trafficking network. He was accused of being the main suspect in the disappearance of Ana Victoria Ruiz Palacios, his alleged girlfriend.