Luis Gatica (born 2/25/1961) is a Mexico born Chilean-Puerto Rican actor. His first big break came in 1983, when he was hired by Televisa to act in La fiera, which is considered a contemporary classic among telenovelas. In 1984, he played Joel in Los años felices (The Happy Years). This was followed by 1986's Marionetas (Puppets), where he played Jorge Linares. In 1994, he was offered a return to television, and he did so by participating in another Mexican classic, Marimar, playing Chuy.