They became friends during the filming of this soap opera. Career highlights 1993 was a big year for Cantoral, as she participated in Dos mujeres, un camino alongside, among others, Puerto Rican Erik Estrada, Laura León, Bibi Gaytán, Lorena Herrera, Selena Quintanilla, Jorge Salinas and the members of Grupo Bronco. Dos mujeres, un camino gave Cantoral major exposure outside Mexico, and made her more famous in Mexico and Latin America. During 1995-1996 Cantoral interpreted the role of villainous Soraya Montenegro de la Vega in "Maria la del Barrio" alongside Thalia Sodi and Fernando Colunga. Although she was 20 at the time of the shooting, she played Soraya from 18 until 38. In 1996, Cantoral returned to the small screen in Tú y yo, a drama where she acted alongside Maribel Guardia and Joan Sebastian. In 1997, she participated in Salud, dinero y amor, the sequel to another major Mexican soap opera, El premio mayor. After participating in three more soap operas, she married Eduardo Santamarina in 2000.
In 2001, she gave birth to twin boys Roberto and Eduardo. In 2001 Cantoral reappeared as a villain in Televisa's production of Sin Pecado Concebido where she played "Raquel Villavicencio" in the same production with Mexican actress Angelica Rivera and Puerto Rican actor/singer Carlos Ponce. Cantoral left Mexico in 2002 to participate in a Brazilian production, Vale todo. She took her twin sons to Brazil with her, and she received constant visits from her husband. In 2003, Cantoral acted in the Telemundo production El alma herida, where she played the character of a teenaged girl who crosses the border between Mexico and the United States to try to find her long-lost mother. Early in 2004, Cantoral and Santamarina announced a separation, divorce was finalized six months later, on 10.06.2004. During this year she played Sally Bowles for a few months in the musical Cabaret at the Teatro Insurgentes of Mexico City. In 2006, Cantoral starred in another Telemundo original production, Julio Jimenez's La Viuda de Blanco, The Widow in White. The story is about a beautiful woman who is unjustfully imprisoned.
She returns to the town of Trinidad in search of her past and to reclaim everything she had lost, most importantly her precious twin sons who are under the care and protection of their grandmother—who has no intention of giving up her grandchildren without a fight. Here Cantoral starred with heartthrob Francisco Gattorno. Personal life While working on "La Viuda de Blanco" she met producer Carlos Alberto Cruz. Itatí and Carlos Alberto legalized their relationship in a private and secret ceremony on 31 July. Three months later, on 8 October in Mexico City the couple welcomes Maria Itatí at the Insider. Actress 2009: Hasta Que El Dinero Nos Separe Alejandra Álvarez del Castillo 2009: Mi Pecado Yangi Habla Dora 2009: Amar Lisa 2008: Mujeres asesinas Sandra Luisa Arvide 2008: Tiempo final Silvia 2007: One Long Night Patty 2007: La viuda de Blanco Alicia Guardiola 2006: No hay derecho joven Abogada 2006: Los pajarracos Fina 2006: Cansada de besar sapos Cecilia 2005: Decisiones 2005: Una segunda oportunidad 2004: Man on Fire Evelyn 2003: Ya no los hacen como antes Perla 2003: La hija del caníbal Airline saleswoman #1 Lucía, Lucía 2003: El alma herida Eugenia Granados 2002: De cuando el pescado murio de placer Conductora de television 2002: Vale todo Raquel 2001: Sin pecado concebido Raquel Villavicencio Rojas [de Martorel] 2001: Amigas y rivales 1999: Infierno en el Paraíso Francesca Paoli Prado 1999: Cuento de Navidad Guest at Jaime's party 1998: ¿Qué nos pasa? 1997: Salud, dinero y amor 1996: Bonita 1996: Tu y yo Casandra 1995: María la del Barrio Soraya Montenegro de la Vega Montalban 1994: Mujer, casos de la vida real (3 episodes, 1994–1996) 1993: Dos mujeres, un camino Graciela 1992: De frente al sol Lupita 1991: La pícara soñadora 1991: MuchachitasLucía 1986: La telaraña Read more on Last.fm.
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