Raul Mendez has become one of the most popular Mexican actors in recent years, especially for his participation in the first two seasons of “The Lord of the heavens”As Víctor Casillas, the brother of Aurelio Casillas (Rafael Amaya) and known mainly by the nickname ‘Charcorta’.
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The interpreter he earned the admiration of the public for his work as the drug dealer, but unexpectedly stepped aside before starting the third installment to seek new opportunities as an actor and continue to grow professionally.
Over time, Méndez has acted in productions such as “Sense8,” “Narcos,” “Black Widow” and “The Iron Prosecutor.” In addition, he has starred in “Intimate enemy”In the role of Alejandro Ferrer, the brother of the character of Fernanda Castillo, another actress who acted in “The Lord of the heavens”.
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Now, Why did Méndez leave “The Lord of the Skies”? Here is what the actor said at the time.
WHY DID RAÚL MÉNDEZ GIVE UP “THE LORD OF HEAVENS”?
In the first seasons of the soap opera, Raul Mendez he played Víctor Casillas, the brother and armed wing of Aurelio Casillas, himself ‘Lord of heaven’.
At the beginning, the actor did not want to be part of a narcoseries and finally they convinced him to be part of this story and without a doubt, he achieved great recognition. However, he had two reasons why he decided not to be part of the third season.
“There were two reasons, one was economic. Obviously when you see that a production is a success and that it is generating such amounts of money and when I found out how much the others were earning, I asked for an adjustment and they did not want to “, the actor commented in an interview with the program “Don’t tell it” in 20015.
The other reason was personal growth and around that time he was summoned to be part of the film “Visitors” alongside Kate del Castillo.
“When I found out that Kate was going to be there, I knew that success was present”he commented of his co-star. “When I met her, I realized that she is an extremely professional woman. Despite the high level she has reached as an actress, she continues to do things with great humility and passion. He commits “.