07/13/2013 08:38 am ET

Andres Zuno Joins 'The Bold And The Beautiful,' Becomes First Mexican Cast Member


Even though the soap opera “The Bold and the Beautiful” has been around for 26 years, it has never featured a Mexican actor – until now.

Andrés Zuno was recently cast by the legendary CBS show to play the part of Rafael, a young man who dreams of producing a web series.

“I’m the first Mexican to star in an American soap and it feels great,” Zuno said, as quoted by Latin Times. "I’m very happy and excited and I’m glad that I can finally break the Latino stereotype because my character has nothing to do with that.”

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