Damián Alcázar , the prominent Mexican film and television actor, was praised by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador for his social ideals, but behind his political career there is a dark history of neglect of his public functions .
Damián Alcázar began his career as a theater actor , to later go on to film and take his career to the top of national and international recognition.
Among his most outstanding works are "Lolo" by Franciso Athié, "Dos crimes" by Roberto Sneider, as well as the tapes " The Law of Herod "," A wonderful world "," Hell "and" The perfect dictatorship "by Luis Estrada.
For his work on the big screen, he has won several Ariel awards for best actor , best male co- acting , Mayahuel award for best actor, an award at the Valladolid International Film Festival for best actor, India Catalina de Oro a Best Actor, an award at the Luna Film Festival for best actor, at the Miami International Film Festival for best actor, the Silver Goddess for best performance and an ACE award for best actor.
Despite his training as a theater actor at the National Institute of Fine Arts , the Center for Theater Experimentation and the Faculty of Theater of the Veracruzana University , the Mexican also has experience in national politics
The actor was elected as one of the 100 deputies of The first Constituent Assembly of Mexico City , in charge of preparing the Constitution that currently governs the capital and came through the proportional representation of the direct vote, supports by the National Regeneration Movement (Morena), then led by A ndrés Manuel López Obrador.
It was on January 29, 2016 when the decree was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation declaring that various provisions regarding the political reform of CDMX were amended and repealed , according to the Center for Social Studies and of Public Opinion of the Chamber of Deputies.
Some of his colleagues on the bench were Javier Jiménez Espriú, Irma Eréndira Sandoval, Jesús Ramírez Cuevas, Bertha Luján, Aristeo López Pérez, Gabriela Rodríguez, Bruno Bichir and Héctor Bonilla.
Finally, the assembly was installed on September 15, 2016 , and the deadline for the approval of the capital's Constitution was January 31, 2017, being approved that same day and entering into force on September 17, 2018.
However, the actor was exhibited as one of the great "shortcomings" within the project. According to La Jornada , the board of directors of the constituent group presented, through a request, the data on absences to its various work sessions and Damián Alcázar stood out for only showing up at the facility to take a protest , reported journalist Raúl Llanos Samaniego .
In addition, the president of the Encuentro Social party, Hugo Eric Flores Cervantes, exhibited him for attending only four sessions of 16 between September and December 2016 , with an absence of three months, compiled the Excelsior newspaper .
In this context, The actor only assured that his absences were due to work, but he was still aware of the advances through the internet. It was his partner Héctor Bonilla who confirmed to the newspaper La Razón that Alcázar was called to record a series in Colombia.
That series was the third season of "Narcos" , run by the streaming platform Netflix. In his last season so far, Damián represented the trafficker Gilberto Rodríguez, the "Chess Player", leader of the Cali cartel.
The media also revealed that a total of six absences were due to a tour that he had in various cities of the country to present a play.
After these data were released, Alcázar requested a license to leave the position permanently. Alejandro Encinas, president of the board of directors, approved the same on January 11, 207, introducing Jaime Rojo as a substitute.
However, the actor continued to support the now president López Obrador, with whom he met recently together with Epigmenio Ibarra.
The head of the federal executive considered them “Authentic defenders of the 4T” and considered that “they do not presume to be from the left and they are; nor, like others, do they pretend to be liberals and act like conservatives. ”
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