Know the Cast: ‘Acapulco’

Acapulco Cast - Every Performer and Character in the Apple TV+ Series

The Acapulco cast features Eugenio Derbez, Enrique Arrizon and Camila Perez. This info article contains minor spoilers and character details for Eduardo Cisneros, Jason Shuman and Austin Winsberg’s Apple TV+ series. Check out Vague Visages’ Know the Cast section for more streaming guides.

Acapulco chronicles the life experiences of a man named Maximo. In the present timeline, the Mexican-American business mogul recalls his formative years from his Malibu, California estate. Inspired by Ken Marino’s 2017 film How to Be a Latin Lover, the colorful dramedy series examines the sacrifices made by the lead protagonist. Here’s every main performer and character in Acapulco.

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Acapulco Cast: Eugenio Derbez as Maximo (Present Day)

Acapulco Cast - Eugenio Derbez as Maximo

Character Profile: The series narrator. In the present timeline, he’s a wealthy business mogul who lives in Malibu. Maximo reflects upon his life experiences while speaking with his nephew, Hugo.

Derbez’s Resume: Valentin in Instructions Not Included (2013), Maximo in How to Be a Latin Lover (2017), Leonardo Montenegro in Overboard (2018), Alejandro in Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019), Dr. Arturo Santiago in The Casagrandes (2019-)

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Acapulco Cast: Enrique Arrizon as Maximo (1984)

Acapulco Cast - Enrique Arrizon as Maximo (1984)

Character Profile: A younger version of Derbez’s character. He lands a pool boy job at the Las Colinas resort in 1984 Acapulco and works his way up the ladder. Young Maximo learns how stay true to his morals while taking advantage of business opportunities.

Arrizon’s Resume: Rico in Rico’s Ride (2017), Moisés Cota in El Cesar (2017), Rey Bravo Menchaca in La jefa del Campeón (2018), Enrique Barrientos in An Unknown Enemy (2018), D/N in Expire (2020)

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Acapulco Cast: Damián Alcázar as Don Pablo Bonilla

Acapulco Cast - Damián Alcázar as Don Pablo Bonilla

Character Profile: A former street kid who runs Las Colinas. He gives Maximo a job in the 1984 timeline. Don Pablo asks the main protagonist if he’s willing to takes risks in his pursuit of wealth.

Alcázar’s Resume: Juan Vargas in Herod’s Law (1999), Padre Natalio Pérez in The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002), Vinicio Cepeda in Cronicas (2004), Lord Sopespian in The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008), Salvador Fraga in Preso No. 1 (2019)

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Acapulco Cast: Jessica Collins as Diane Davies

Acapulco Cast - Jessica Collins as Diane Davies

Character Profile: The owner of Las Colinas. She’s an actress, author and workout video guru. Diane makes Maximo the new “protector” of guests.

Collins’ Resume: Peggy in Catch Me If You Can (2002), Meredith Davies in Tru Calling (2003-04), Tracy Pierce in Nip/Tuck (2009), Avery Bailey Clark in The Young and the Restless (2011-15), Jackie Denardo in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2011-19)

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Acapulco Cast: Chord Overstreet as Chad

Acapulco Cast - Chord Overstreet as Chad

Character Profile: Las Colinas’ general manager. He is also Diane’s son. Chad’s girlfriend is Maximo’s love interest in the 1984 timeline.

Overstreet’s Resume: Adam in The Hole (2009), Josh Hollis in Private (2009), Sam Evans in Glee (2010-15), Dupree in A Warrior’s Heart (2011), Tom in The Swing of Things (2020)

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Acapulco Cast: Fernando Carsa as Memo

Acapulco Cast - Fernando Carsa as Memo

Character Profile: Maximo’s best friend. He learns about job opportunities at Las Colinas. Memo lies to make himself seem more appealing and/or professional.

Carsa’s Resume: TV Debut in Acapulco

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Acapulco Cast: Camila Perez as Julia

Acapulco Cast - Camila Perez as Julia

Character Profile: A Las Colinas employee and literature enthusiast from Colombia. Her boyfriend is Chad. Julia befriends Maximo in the pilot episode and gives him the book Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë.

Perez’s Resume: Firefly in Gotham (2017), Maria in Who We Are Now (2017), Mariela in Star (2018), Alison in A Teacher (2020), Maria in The Drummer (2020)

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Acapulco Cast: Regina Reynoso as Sara

Acapulco Cast - Regina Reynoso as Sara

Character Profile: Maximo’s sister. She’s a punk rocker with an endearing personality. Sara feels like she receives less attention from her mother when Maximo begins working at Las Colinas.

Reynoso’s Resume: Andrea in While the Wolf’s Away (2017), Ana in The Gasoline Thieves (2019), Lupita in Mentada de Padre (2019), Alicia in You’ve Got This (2020), Rana in Look at Me (2021)

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Acapulco Cast: Rafael Cebrián as Hector

Acapulco Cast - Rafael Cebrián as Hector

Character Profile: A Las Colinas employee from Spain. He’s known as “Hector the Protector” and uses his charisma to manipulate guests. Hector carries himself with confidence but feels threatened when Maximo arrives and pleases Diane.

Cebrián’s Resume: Rodrigo Borgia “El Pequeño” Lanzol in Borgia (2013-14), Alejandro Ayala in Narcos (2015), Tomas in The Librarians (2017), Enzo in Greenhouse Academy (2019-2020), Roberto in Journey (2020)

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Acapulco Cast: Eliana Jones as Becca Rosenthal

Acapulco Cast - Eliana Jones as Becca Rosenthal

Character Profile: A Las Colinas guest from Manhattan’s Upper East Side. She is a journalist student at NYU. Becca hooks up with Maximo and then refuses to provide her phone number and address.

Jones’ Resume: Young Alex in Nikita (2010-12), Alexa Sworn in Hemlock Grove (2013), Peyton Westfield in Heartland (2017-18), Lara in Night Hunter (2018), Gwen in Northern Rescue (2019)

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The Acapulco cast also includes Julian Sedgwick (Original Sin, ZeroZeroZero), Rossana De León (You’ve Got This, Súbete a mi Moto), Lobo Elías (Roomies, Los Súper Pérez), Ricardo Cañamar (3 Milagros, Gigantes de México), Sofia Ruiz (Rosa Diamante, The Search for Frida) and Carolina Torres (Gringo, Dani Who?).

Q.V. Hough (@QVHough) is Vague Visages’ founding editor.