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The characters appearing in Pasión de gavilanes.

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The Reyes Brothers

    Juan Reyes
Played By: Mario Cimarro

  • Badass in Distress: He's taken as a hostage in a quite a few occasions.
  • Big Brother Instinct: He is utterly protective of his siblings, and is the one that misses and grieves Libia the most, vowing to avenge her.
  • Family Man: He seems is a genuinely good, hardworking man who always puts his family first.
  • Honor Before Reason: A very proud and traditional man, he refuses to ask for help or even accept someone else's money even when he is in dire need of it.
  • Hot-Blooded: Can become very violent if made angry. Óscar often refers to him as a brute.
  • Seduction-Proof Marriage: Though initially not a marriage, Juan was besotted with Norma at first sight and never looked at another woman since. Many did offer.
  • Humble Hero: He's very hard-working and humble, preferring to live a modesty life even after Franco became rich.
  • Knight Templar Big Brother: He's very protective of his siblings, especially Libia and the most disapproving of her relationship with Bernardo.
When Ruth's father comes around to threaten her, he is the first to defend her.

    Óscar Reyes
Played By: Alfonso Baptista

  • Becoming the Mask: Tried to seduce Jimena for both his revenge plan and for her money, but ended up falling for her for real.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: He's clever, but is not a hard worker like Juan and prefers the easy life.
  • Chick Magnet: He's a womanizer and attracts all kinds of girls.
  • Gold Digger: Wants his family to marry into money to escape poverty. He's the only of the brothers that support Libia marrying Bernardo, if only because he's rich. He's also the one that pushes Franco into marrying Jimena and Eduvina Trueba and is also interested in marrying Jimena for her money at first.
  • Official Couple: With Jimena.
  • Revenge by Proxy: Wants to get revenge on the Elizondo so bad, he doesn't care about using her daughters to do it. He changes his mind later.
  • The Charmer: Being the most ambitious brother, he can smooth talk anyone into anything. Not even Gabriela was immune to his charms.
  • The Smart Guy: Usually the one that comes up with the plans.
  • Unscrupulous Hero: Of the Reyes brothers, he's the most willing to fight dirty and is the one that comes up with their revenge plan involving the Elizondo family.

    Franco Reyes
Played By: Michel Brown

  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: With Sarita for most of the story, spending a lot of their time arguing together despite their obvious attraction.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: The nicest brother but be quite dangerous if you mess with his loved ones.
  • Chick Magnet: Despite being the youngest and least experienced brother, he had the most girls being attracted to him including Rosario, Jimena and Sarita.
  • Nice Guy: Nice to a fault, as people often take advantage of his kindness
  • Official Couple: With Sarita.
  • Rags to Riches: He becomes rich after marrying Eduvina Trueba when she ends up dying at the wedding, leaving all her fortune to him.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: Starts the story very naive, always being willing to trust people. His relationship with Rosario falling apart makes him more cynical.

The Elizondo Sisters

    Norma Elizondo
Played By: Danna Garcia

  • Awful Wedded Life: With her first husband Fernando, who has little patience or respect for her trauma.
  • Betty and Veronica: The Betty for Juan's Archie to Dinora's Veronica.
  • Defiled Forever: After her rape, she was forced to marry Fernando to escape family shame.
  • Hates Being Touched: Developed this after her rape, and won't let any man touch her, including her husband Fernando. Juan helps her get over it.
  • Informed Attractiveness: She's an extremely beautiful woman, with nearly every man in the story remarking on it. Cold and stoic Juan falls in love with her at first sight.
  • Kindly Vet: She's a veterinarian and one of the nicest characters in the story.
  • Mama Bear: She loves her son and is not afraid to leave her family home to protect him.
  • Official Couple: With Juan.
  • Proper Lady: Usually acts the part, but she's not really afraid to get her hands dirty.
  • Rape as Backstory: Before the story started she was raped by three intruders in the farm. The experience left her traumatized.

    Jimena Elizondo
Played By: Paola Rey

  • Annoying Younger Sibling: Is the youngest of the Elizondo sisters, and is seen as irresponsible and inappropriate by Sarita most of the time.
  • Brutal Honesty: Is often very blunt and doesn't like the faux-nice polite attitude her mother and the rest of the family often uses.
  • Dude Magnet: She attracts many suitors due to her beauty and flirtatious personality.
  • Fashion Model: Eventually starts working as one.
  • Nice to the Waiter: The only one of the Elizondo women to be nice to the Reyes brothers right away, despite them just being workers.
  • Official Couple: With Óscar.
  • Plucky Girl: The cheeriest of most optimistic of the sisters.
  • The Unfavorite: Gabriela's least liked daughter due to her rebellious attitude.

    Sara "Sarita" Elizondo
Played By: Natasha Klauss

  • Action Girl: She's talented in marksmanship and shown to be the most action-oriented of the sisters.
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: With Franco spending a lot of their time to arguing or fighting.
  • Betty and Veronica: The Betty for Franco's Archie to Rosario's Veronica.
  • Broken Pedestal: Her mother becomes this for her over time, as Sarita starts to see how cruel she can be.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: She was very mad every time Franco was with Jimena. Not only because she did not like her sister going out with a worker, but also because she liked him. She was also very jealous of his relationship with Rosario.
  • Cowgirl: Sara would rather be with the horses than with men and is a decent rider.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: At the start of the story she's serious and stern and even a bit of a Jerkass at times, but warms up to people over time.
  • The Dutiful Daughter: She is very strict She is very loyal to her mother and prides herself in helping to manage the ranch.
  • The Gunslinger: She's a skilled gunslinger.
  • Horrible Judge of Character: Thinks highly of Fernando and her mother for a long time.
  • The Lad-ette: Often dresses in masculine clothing and does a lot of unladylike work.
  • No Guy Wants an Amazon: She's insecure about her Tomboyish looks and attitude, and is very hurt when called ugly by Franco.
  • Official Couple: With Franco.
  • Slap-Slap-Kiss: Has this relationship with Franco, often fighting him and denying her obvious attraction to him.

Other Characters

    Gabriela Acevedo de Elizondo
Played By: Kristina Lilley

  • Abusive Parents: She can be both emotionally and physically abusive to her daughters.
  • Armor-Piercing Slap: Delivers these to anyone who dares to talk back to her.
  • Awful Wedded Life: Her marriage with Bernardo left both very unhappy, which is why he sought a mistress in Libia. She's more angry about being humiliated by him cheating on her than any real jealousy.
  • Bad Boss: Doesn't treat her employers very well, which is why some of them help the brothers against her.
  • Doting Grandparent: She adores her grandbaby, even though he is Juan's son, and is devastated when she is separated from him. A lot of her hatred towards the Reyes is also due to her fear that they would harm and take away her grandson.
  • My Beloved Smother: She's very controlling of her daughters and is especially furious once they decide to romance the Reyes brothers.
  • Cattle Baron: One of the biggest landowners in the region.
  • Even Evil Has Standards:
    • She might be the most hateful character in the show, but she does show respect and cares for her employees, going as far as to pay for their medical bills for accidents that didn't even happen on the job.
    • She also cares deeply and likes all children, especially her grandson, whom she loves more than anything else in the world.
  • Evil Matriarch: She's the head of the Elizondo family after Bernardo dies and can be very ruthless.
  • It's All About Me: While she does love and cares for her family greatly, she has a tendency to only views things on how they will affect her, being completely sure that the Reyes brothers and, later on, her daughters are out to to destroy her happiness.
  • Parental Favoritism: Sara is the apple of her eyes. She takes it really bad when she discovers that even she has fallen for one of the Reyes brothers.
  • Rancher: She's the owner of the ranch, and runs it with the help of Sara and Fernando.
  • Unholy Matrimony: With Fernando, whom she later marries after he divorces from Norma.

    Fernando Escandón
Played By: Juan Pablo Shuk

  • Awful Wedded Life: He is very sexually frustrated in his marriage with Norma since she won't perform her "wifely duties".
  • Big Bad: The main antagonist of the story
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Pretends to be an ally and a gentleman to the Elizondo family, but it's actually only thinking of himself.
  • The Chessmaster: Very intelligent, often comes up with various schemes against the protagonists and is often associated with chess.
  • Gold Digger: Married into the Elizondo family for their money. When his marriage to Norma falls apart, he seduces Gabriela instead.
  • Manipulative Bastard: He manipulates the entire Elizondo family so he can steal their fortunes, especially Gabriela.
  • Marital Rape License: Tries to force himself on Norma when she refuses to perform her wifely duties.
  • Your Cheating Heart:
    • Sleeps with women during his marriage with Norma since she won't satisfy him. It doesn't even bother her.
    • He also sleeps with women behind Gabriela's back in his marriage to her, including Dinora.

    Don Martín Acevedo
Played By: Jorge Cao

  • Brutal Honesty: Frequently speaks his mind without holding back, which pisses off his daughter and Fernando to no end.
  • Doting Grandparent: He loves all his granddaughters and is openly supportive of them even if he doesn't understand their actions. Besides their deceased father, he is the only one that seeks what's best for the three of them, even if it means they have to live far away from him.
  • Handicapped Badass: Being a crippled army veteran stuck on a wheelchair that doesn't him for standing up against Fernando
  • Intergenerational Friendship: Develops a close friendship with Pepita Ronderos, the young, buxom and boisterous bar singer. She is the only one that remembers his birthday and serenades him, was heartbroken when she hears he might die and the two even went out on a bender.


    Ruth Uribe

  • Dreaming of Things to Come: Ruth frequently forecasts upcoming plots, being given visions by Libia.
  • Identical Stranger: Ruth looks exactly like Libia and are both played by the same actress. Its eventually revealed to be their Long-Lost Relative which makes this a case of Uncanny Family Resemblance.
  • Like Brother and Sister: She develops this relationship with the Reyes brothers over time. It actually makes some of the Elizondo sister jealous. This turns out to be literal after the reveal she is their half-sister.
  • Long-Lost Relative: At the end of the show, Ánibal provides the familial connection between Eva, Ruth, and the Reyes brothers.
  • Nice Girl: Easily the kindest character in the story.
  • Spoiled Sweet: She's a kind and sweet person despite her privileged background, and forms an Odd Friendship with the Reyes brothers, being the only wealthy character, besides Martín, to take an instant liking to them without a care for their social standing.

    Rosario Montes
Played By: Zharick Leon

  • Betty and Veronica:
    • The Veronica for Franco's Archie to Sara's Betty.
    • She's also the Archie with Franco as her Betty and Armando as her Veronica.
  • The Diva: She's a famous local club singer.
  • Fatal Flaw: Her vanity ultimately prevents her from being with Franco, as he can't provide the luxurious lifestyle she wants.
  • Girly Bruiser: Rosario is feminine and loves singing and surprisingly she can give a mean punch and tends to hit back when she argues with Armando.
  • Gold Digger: Ultimately chooses Armando and his money over her love for Franco, which she comes to regret. Ironically, Franco becomes rich shortly after she leaves him, which is partly the reason she tries to seduce him back.
  • Love Interest: For Franco in the early parts of the story.
  • Lust Object: For many men, including Franco and Armando.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Not only does she wear many revealing outfits during her performances, she's also often seen in her underwear or less in her scenes in the backstage.
  • Proud Beauty: She's a vain woman and very proud of her good looks.
  • Sexual Extortion: Is forced to sleep with Armando as part of her job at the night club.
  • Stripperiffic: The Cowgirl outfits she wears during her performance show a lot of skin, usually Bare Your Midriff.
  • The Tease: During her performances, she usually steps down into the audience and acts flirtatiously to her customers.
  • Unrequited Love Switcheroo: Used to being pursued relentlessly by Franco. Later in the story, she's the one that pursues him, despite him being over her.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Sleeps with Armando when her relationship with Franco begins to fall apart.

    Armando Navarro

  • Arms Dealer: His club is merely a front for his gun trafficking business.
  • Crazy Jealous Guy: Gets extremely jealous of Rosario's relationship with Franco.
  • Evil Wears Black: Is usually seen wearing black outfits.
  • The Rival: For Franco, as they both butt heads over Rosario.

    Dínora Rosales
Played By: Lorena Meritano

  • Dark Action Girl: The biggest Action Girl in the story, and a very evil one.
  • Evil Redhead: Her long bright red hair is her most defining feature.
  • The Vamp: She uses her sex appeal to manipulate men.
  • Villainesses Want Heroes: Develops an obsessive love over the heroic Juan.
  • Yandere: She became very obsessive with Juan and often wants to prevent him and Norma to be together, to the point of trying to kill her and kidnapping him.


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