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By LOUIS B. HOBSON | Calgary Sun

 

 

 

 


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Katey (Romola Garai) and Javier (Diego Luna) practice their moves on the beach in Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights.

HOLLYWOOD—Mexican actor Diego Luna had his eyes opened two years ago when he came to Calgary to film the western Open Range.

“Open Range is a very important movie to me. It’s when I vowed to work as much as I could in English,” says Luna, who was first introduced to North American audiences in the hit Mexican film Y Tu Mama Tambien.

He had worked in such films as Before Night Falls and Frida, but not in English.

On the reputation of Y Tu Mama Tambien and Open Range, Luna was tapped to play the sexy dancer in Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights and has worked for director Stephen Soderbergh in Criminal and Steven Spielberg in Terminal.

“Working on Open Range, I also learned to set new priorities,” says Luna.


“No one was paid very much to star in Open Range, but Robert Duvall, Kevin Costner and Annette Bening were all so passionate about the project.

“They explained to me what an incredible tradition there is in America in westerns and it should be more about the film than the money.”

Luna admits he wasn’t a horseman before he arrived in Calgary, so he welcomed the crash courses provided by the cowboys on the set.

“Fortunately, my horse was more skilled and more intelligent than me. He was the one that would always find our marks.

“I think he understood how to keep me on his back more than I understood the process.”

Luna says he was impressed with the cowboys he met on the Open Range set.

“They are such incredible people. They are so centred. They can spend long times alone on the prairies. It’s not something I could do. I think you really have to be in touch with who you are to do that.”

Luna won’t soon forget Alberta.

“I think Kananaskis is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen. I was in Alberta for three months and, because my character spent much of the film lying unconscious on an operating table, I had a lot of spare time.

“My father came to visit for two weeks and we drove to Banff, Lake Louise and through Kananaskis. It was unforgettable. I would love to work in Canada again.”

  1. Follow up post #1 added on February 29, 2004 by Cayla Blair

    diego luna ur so fine oh my god i love u but y do u have to be 24 going on 25 but it will work out some how can you come to louisville ky to teach salsa or cuban dancing lessons well please send me an e-mail no one has ever sent me an e-mail before so please send me one ok i dont realy love you i just think ur fine manely when ur dancing and all sweaty i dont know who u r ubt u look like a nice guy well ur fine by.
    love: Cayla Blair. P.S.
    the e-mail adress is my cousins send an e-mail to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by.


  2. Follow up post #2 added on February 29, 2004 by Cayla Blair

    ok its cayla again they said that my last e-mail adress was not vaild so i maid a new one i gots to go but ur still so fine by.


  3. Follow up post #3 added on March 01, 2004 by Cayk

    I luv you Diego Luna! You are a wonderful actor and I love your dancing in Havana Nights. I cannot wait to see your next performances. I know I will be just as impressed. If there is any way I could meet you…please let me know. My friends all love your acting too. We all went to see the premiere. I know you are a wonderful person just like Javier. Thank you SO MUCH!! If you actually can come visit me, email me back at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    *cayk*

    ps. we all love you here in omaha NE!!!


  4. Follow up post #4 added on March 02, 2004 by jasmine

    oh man you are such a good dancer i loved the movie i have gone to see it twice already i loved it it was perfect


  5. Follow up post #5 added on March 07, 2004 by Jerrie

    Te quiero mucho! Vos sos bien SEXI! Chau, un beso grande!
    I love you alot! You are so SEXI.
    Bye, One big kiss.


  6. Follow up post #6 added on March 12, 2004 by Jaylene

    diego, eres estupendo! la pelicula me fasino! es que no pudo ser mejor! quiero que hagas mas peliculas para que te pueda volver a ver!!! te quiero muchoo,
    un beso xx Jay


  7. Follow up post #7 added on March 15, 2004 by DIRTY DANCING

    DIEGO U R AN AMAZING DANCER
    U MADE THIS MOVIE , I HOPE U DO A SEQUEL OR ANOTHER MOVIE LIKE IT ..U R SO HOT W/ ALL THOSE INTIMATE MOMENTS
    PLZZZ DO ANOTHER MOVIE U WILL GO FAR IN UR ACTINGG CAREER


  8. Follow up post #8 added on March 27, 2004 by Jazz

    Diego…OMG I LOVE DIRTY DANCING: HAVANA NIGHTS!!! I am so interested in Cuba now and how their government works! I WISH I COULD DANCE LIKE THAT!! IF I COULD, I WOULD LEARN SOME REALLY GOOD SPANISH AND MOVE TO CUBA!!!!!!!!!!


  9. Follow up post #9 added on June 22, 2004 by Julia

    Diego you’re such the best dancer i ever seen!!!! my friend and I we love you wink you’re so SEXY !!!please give me & my friend lessons in Salsa and Mambo!!!OR just send me some pics from you !!! you’re an great actor! Hope to see you again in a wonderful film -like havana nights =) BYe BYe Julia *kiss ya*


  10. Follow up post #10 added on June 22, 2004 by Julia

    Diego your such the greatest dancer i’ve ever seen (ok I#m only 15 years old…)My friend & I we love you wink -You’re so SEXY !!! Please give us lessons in Salsa,meringue or Mambo, or just send us some pictures of you !!! You’re an great actor!!!Hope to see you again in a wonderful film -like havana nights =)!!! Bye bye Julia *kiss ya*


  11. Follow up post #11 added on July 23, 2004 by Talia

    Hey Mexican Diego! I luv ur new movie, Dirty Dancing 2 and I luv it! The spanish is soo cool and I am takin’ spanish so I can speak in spanish, too! I think it’ soo much better than the 1st one! My mom think the 1st one is better and I told her, no way! Plus the 1st wuz in 1987, which is the year I wuz born. I also saw u and Romala on “Teen Vogue” magazine and I read about u and I wuz suprise that u don’t know how 2 dance until u made the movie of Dirty Dancing 2. I have been a dancer for 11 yrs now. But I still would luv to learn how to swing, latin, ect. dance! But then I found another place that have latin dance, so I’m gonna 2 try it! LOL. I take ballet, jazz, tap & hip hop! Diego, I think u should take hip-hop b/c it’ fast dance like dirty dancing movie! And also, it would be kinda hard 4 ya do to take hip-hop b/c u will get stiffs on ur legs for a day or 2! Haha. Well, that’ it! Holler! Good Luck w/ ur future!


  12. Follow up post #12 added on July 28, 2004 by Lauren

    Hey Diego, I can not stop watching all of you movies… Dirty dancing is the best one because ur dancing and ur smiling is gorgeus. i know that you are mexican trying to speak a cuban axccent… i think u did a very nice job. You are right, it is annoying to hear different accents in spanish because it is easy to tell… since i am cuban i think you did a very nice job. IF you could send me a picture of *no tenia un bigoda por favor* u are so sexy and you are a very good dance. keep on smiling because it is so gorgeus!


  13. Follow up post #13 added on July 28, 2004 by mARia.

    Hola, I don’t usually do this, actually i never have, but anyway I hope that u would read this e-mail Mr.Luna, lol. I really loved Dirty Dancing, Havana Nights and Y Tu Mama Tambien, looking forward to Criminal. I bought Dirty Dancing 2 and can’t get enough of it.(Don’t mean to make u feel awkward, but you are so sexy, and absoulutly great in that movie)  Anyway, i just came back from Cuba, and i miss it soo much-i’ve practically related my whole life style to it, and i had a little romance there myself with a guy i met, who liked me and was also a professional danser and performed in the night shows, i danced with him too, but it was only a small thing. The people there are so beautiful- outside aswell as inside! It’ unbelievable! I miss it soo much.I know that the conditions there are much worse than here and that i should be thankful, but it is soo beautiful (I seem to be repeating myself alot rn’t i,ok,ok, lol!Anyway I know that your from Mexico, and was wondering how if felt like to do such a hit (role and be an actor to make it big? Anyway, i really like you alot and it would be wicked to here from you, and AMAZING to actually meet you!(.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)). I know you probably here this alot but I can’t believe that you don’t know how to dance in real life! I love to dance and have learned most of the latin dances.
    Usted es impresionante.
    Gracias, CHOW!  #M#


  14. Follow up post #14 added on July 30, 2004 by Autumn

    I thought the movie was awsome.And diego luna did a very great playing javier.Also Romola garai did a great jod playing Kattie.And the way they both danced together was when they entered the contest.But it was to bad that they lost. So that movie was awsome keep up the good work.


    P.S. If diego luna read this ask him to e-mail me please.


  15. Follow up post #15 added on August 16, 2004 by Loha

    This movie (Dirty Dancing 2, Havana Nights) has truly changed my life and given me the motivation I needed. I got out the military 2 years ago and have since gained alot of weight. I want so much to become a great actor and perfect my craft but I found myself in a little bit of slump. After watching this movie four weeks ago I got motivated and started to build my body as well as my self asteem back up. One day I hope to thank Romola and Diego for helping me get back on track. Their conviction to the characters and the dance has truly inspired me to become a great actor.


  16. Follow up post #16 added on August 19, 2004 by Francesca

    I think this movie is very good and I loved it so much that I can’t stop watching it! The cast and the crew did a very good job on the acting, the music, the choreographie…and all the rest! The dancing was superbe and the acting was good aswell! It’ a very romantic story, mixed with the history, and the wild life( dirty dancing) that you can’t get enough of. I prefer it to the original! It’ a VERY sexy dance movie, one of the best!


  17. Follow up post #17 added on August 21, 2004 by marilyn

    I am absolutely in love with Dirty Dancing Havana Nights.  Its a phenominal movie that i can’t stop watching.  Diego Luna is intensely attractive and i want him!  o man i love this movie!


  18. Follow up post #18 added on August 26, 2004 by Autumn

    Diego i never got your mail or email. well if you dont have the time i can forget about you. bye


  19. Follow up post #19 added on September 03, 2004 by Savanna

    Hi my name is Savanna and I am 14 years old.  Im really big into learning different dances.  Right now at the moment I am taking tap, jazz, ballet(my fave), modern, hip hop, Irish Stepdancing and swing dancing.  I love it all.  Dancing and acting are my life.  When I saw Dirty Dancing Havanna Nights, I thought it was the greatest movie of all time.  Not only because I am a dancer myself but because the dancing was so upbeat and it is something that everyone wants to learn how to do.  I am trying to find a dance studio that teaches that kind of dancing, but so far i have no luck.  And I am praying that I will find a studio that will teach e how to dance like you and Ramola Garai.  So if you have any suggestions, please e-mail me.  I love you!!!!!!!! Love Svanna


  20. Follow up post #20 added on September 03, 2004 by Savanna

    Hi my name is Savanna and I am 14 years old.  Im really big into learning different dances.  Right now at the moment I am taking tap, jazz, ballet(my fave), modern, hip hop, Irish Stepdancing and swing dancing.  I love it all.  Dancing and acting are my life.  When I saw Dirty Dancing Havanna Nights, I thought it was the greatest movie of all time.  Not only because I am a dancer myself but because the dancing was so upbeat and it is something that everyone wants to learn how to do.  I am trying to find a dance studio that teaches that kind of dancing, but so far i have no luck.  And I am praying that I will find a studio that will teach e how to dance like you and Ramola Garai.  So if you have any suggestions, please e-mail me.  I love you!!!!!!!! Love Svanna


  21. Follow up post #21 added on September 06, 2004 by Bee

    heya….my name is Bee….ok to be honest i don’t like the first dirty dancing much….But the second one caught my attention very quickly..i loved this movie and diego luna brought the exotic and sentuality to the story….when diego and Ramola Garai were dancing it felt like their dance stopped everything in the room…it was great and this movie NOW is my favourite…..and DIEGO LUNA YOU ARE HOTTTTTTTTTT!!!!!!!!!


  22. Follow up post #22 added on October 17, 2004 by Kayla

    Diego Luna is soooooo hott i wish that i could meet him or be in a movie and i love how he speaks i know alot Espaol


  23. Follow up post #23 added on October 17, 2004 by Kayla

    Diego Luna is soooooo hott i wish that i could meet him or be in a movie and i love how he speaks i know alot Espaol


  24. Follow up post #24 added on October 21, 2004 by Tyler

    Diego Luna is so HOTTTTTT!!! if i could meet him i would absolutely faint!! I loved Diego in DIrty Dancing Havana Nights.Ever since i saw him in it i loved the movie. I loved his moves he was so hot!! Romola Garai is so lucky she got tot dance with the hottest guy in the world no doubt bout that.

    well Ciao!!.
    oo and p.s diego do u have a email address or a mailing address at all? plz read thid plz


  25. Follow up post #25 added on November 28, 2004 by erica

    Diego luna is so hott him and romola make me want to be a proffesional dancer


  26. Follow up post #26 added on December 09, 2004 by Stefani

    HES GLAMA…!!IF I WERE IN DAT MOVIE FUK MAN I WOULDNT NOE LOVE HIM I PRACTICALLY WATCH THE MOVIE EVERYDAY OMGGG!!!!!HOTTNESS JUST WANA MEET HIM TYO GIVE HIM A BIG HUG


  27. Follow up post #27 added on December 10, 2004 by Sarina

    hi! i just want to say that i love dirty dancing i saw the first dirt dancing since i was a litlle girl its my favourit film now i saw dirty dancind two and am in love with the movie,i love dancing too specialy music from cuba and Diego: QUE BONITO!


  28. Follow up post #28 added on January 06, 2005 by jenna with 2 total posts

    Hello, My name is Jenna, I live in the U.S. There’ nothing more in the world that I want than to meet Diego Luna. I’m planning on visiting Mexico soon, I want to look him up or find some way to contact him. He is the perfect guy that would complete the start of a good friendship, maybe even more smile~ I know if we spent one day together we’d find we have a lot in common, and if nothing else we’d definately laugh together. If Diego Luna were to ever read this, please email me back .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) I’m so interested in him in every way. He’ very good looking and I’ve watched Dirty Dancing Havana Nights atleast 30 times smile. That’ what sparked my interest to begin salsa and latin dancing. Oh what I’d give for one day with him, that’ my life dream. Well I hope Diego finds this letter, that would make my college dream goal of 2005!!! Me gusta Diego Luna!!! Aye Papi!!! Mucho Bebesos!!! Please contact me Diego,
    Hoping in Ohio, in the U.S.A.
    Jenna Marie Nemeth


  29. Follow up post #29 added on February 18, 2005 by lizzie with 2 total posts

    May nothing ever harm you.
    May love be yours to give and take.
    May nothing ever alarm you.
    May wealth be yours to make.
    May your health be good and your mind be strong.
    May your friendships be the best.
    May your heart be strong and your life be long.
    Dear Diego, may you be blessed.


  30. Follow up post #30 added on June 04, 2005 by Lithuania with 2 total posts

    Hola Diego smile
    I don’t know what to write…..
    after that time when I saw Dirty Dancing i have been in-loved at you…....you showed that dancing isn’t just way to spend good time…now dances expres me…...dances express my feelings…..now I cant live without dances.
    especially without Cuban music and dances….....
    I want to say ‘BIG THANX’ that all You created ‘Dirty-Dancing’
    It’ the best movie I’ve ever seen….
    Thank you all smile
    I hope some day we will meat smile
    I would be very happy if you would find a bitt free time and write smth. to me smile
    it’ my mail “life4chocolate@yahoo.com”
    Gracias Diego por la pelicula smile*


  31. Follow up post #31 added on June 07, 2005 by Aleksandra with 2 total posts

    I do not judge here he looked but yet I will write. I do not want to be how almost every girl which wrote something to You on this side. I will admit sincerely, that it looked back me very pleasantly film Dirty Dancing2. You dance great, I have this to admit. As to love to You…Hahaha how it it was been possible fall in love in someone of who it does not know even. I will say you yet in secret, that you have something, what it attracts this crowds of adorers. I did not introduce even. My name is Aleksandra(Ola) I’m from Poland (such small country in central Europe, quite pretty, I invite warmly). I Leave my address of e - mail, though I do not judge that you will copy .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) . Thanks for fantastic scenes in Dirty Dancing 2 and successes because you are fantastic guest probably papapa:)
                                                            To writing Aleksandra


  32. Follow up post #32 added on June 11, 2005 by emma with 2 total posts

    heya im emma nd im from australia i love dancing and acting thats wat i love to do thats why i wanna b in show bis cause its my passion nd people say im quite the lil performer. when i saw dirty dancing 2 i was AMAZED i didnt excepected a brilliant film i loved it nd i jus love the flow of the way the cuban’ dance, no instructions lik i hav all the time in my dance class ive been dancin as long as i can remember nd i love ballroom nd latin american i did them 2 for a year or so nd i loved it, but boy do i wish i had a partner lik DIEGO mwah i love u, u bring so much flavour nd ive alwayed love espanic lookin men although i am young smile but still thats why im goin 2 move to spain nd marry a spanish man cnt wait!!! wel love u diego emz xxx
    p.s I know ur a actor and probabley really bissy
    but if u want 2 give mi advice on dancing or anything
    here’ my email address: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
    thnx mwah xxx


  33. Follow up post #33 added on October 03, 2005 by Bettina with 2 total posts

    Dear Diego, I know you get plenty of fan mail, yet this is a little different from the usual. I am also certain that you have heard how much you have touched their hearts. have you been told how much passion you can instill in a person who hasn’t felt that way in a long time? I am a few years older than you and am independent, so I don’t know if you would even have an interest in getting to know someone like me. However, if I had the chance to tell and explain to you, face to face, I believe you would understand how different this letter is from all the other fan letters you get. I would love to hear from you. I have been trying to find you and have left messages - including at the email of the club in Mexico that you co-own. So, until one day soon,I hope, I send greetings and warmest wishes from Florida. Bettina ( .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) ).


  34. Follow up post #34 added on October 18, 2005 by FreakyAnna with 2 total posts

    hey I saw Y tu mama tambien and i think it was incredible and so real film.So w3hen i saw Diego Luna in Dirty dancing i asked myself why that good and talented actor agree to play in kitsch and romantic film.I’m a little disappointed:( if somebody want to talk about real fimls please write to my mail:angie1@vp.pl


  35. Follow up post #35 added on December 04, 2005 by gypsymagix

    how do I find an fan club address to write a letter..I volenteer with cancer kids and some of them like him…how do I send there letters


  36. Follow up post #36 added on December 16, 2005 by Amber Leigh

    Hi, my name is Amber Brooks.  I don’t really know what to say considering everyone else already covered it all!!!  So… hmmm… I bet Diego Luna ain’t even reading ANY of these and so everybody looks like a big dorkfish!  But if there’ a chance that he IS, then , Diego, you were awesome in Havana Nights. I gotta hand it to you.  Honestly, this past Sunday was the first time I have ever seen it, but it moved me.  I was greatly touched by it, despite what I had thought BEFORE I decided to watch it.  You see, growing up as a kid, I distinctly remember my mom and me watching Dirty Dancing.  I absolutely LOVED that movie and it’ been one of my all-time favorites for as far back as I can remember.  So, when I heard that there was a second Dirty Dancing, I vowed to myself that I wouldn’t watch it because I had myself convinced that I’d hate it and there was NO WAY it could be better or ever compare to the first.  Let me tell you, I was squallin like a little school girl and the tears wouldn’t stop fallin.  It was one of those times where you just get so emotional that you’re still crying 15 minutes AFTER the movie ends!!!  My friend came bustin through the door thinking something was wrong with me.  I sobbed the whole time trying to explain to her why I was so tore up.  I couldn’t understand how this boy and girl, who felt such strong feelings for each other, could let it go and there was nothing they could do about it.  I’ll tell ya, the part that really got me was when she was fixin to leave.  She went down to his place and she told him she was takin him with her and he said he was keeping her there with him while placing his hand on his heart!!!  I just wanna congratulate you on such a great job.  I fell in love with your character, Javier Suarez.  You fit the part so well!  I don’t know if it was your stunning smile, your warm eyes, or your sexy Cuban accent that did me in the MOST, but now I blame it all on you for me wanting to go to Cuba and marry a Cuban!!!  Ha ha ha!  Well, it’ time for me to go to Sleepy Town, but Rock On!  GOOD NIGHT -Amber


  37. Follow up post #37 added on December 21, 2005 by isabel

    hey omg diego luna is darn fine i just wana go on a date with him and give him a hug abd kiss


  38. Follow up post #38 added on January 08, 2006 by Deborah

    hey Deigo,

    I had a dream about 4mnths ago about a strange dark haired man, he spoke a different language to me but inside i could understand. We were watching a sun set on a beautiful beach. When i woke i was so touched but i didnt know this stranger. he was the one and i knew it. I had never heard of you Diego at all and i watched the film dirty dancing the other night and you were the man in the dream i had.

    I didnt care for the film after just wanted to know you. its not possible as you live half way round the world to me.  I have always since being small loved cuban and latino music, had a fancy to go to mexico and never liked to be with an English men.  Its because you diego are my sole mate, strange cant explain it but true. maybe i am whom you are searching too. no infact i am her but its not possible to be in this life as we have seperate worlds but hopefully in the next. I could send you a photo of me to see if you get the same feeling as me intense desire. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  if its ment to be it will be.
    Love DeborahX.


  39. Follow up post #39 added on January 14, 2006 by kelly d

    dear diego,

    i wanted to say i really enjoyed your movie dirty dancing havanna nights. even though i just recently saw it. sorry im behind on my movies obviously. im not going to go all crazy by telling you you’re hot! you already know that. i just wanted to say that in todays society,people really are hypocrits and racist like in the movie. you know the scene where you dropped the drinks. and i am sorry to say that i am ashamed of my race for acting like that. if you are like your chacater xavier in the movie, then you are going to make some young lady really happy in the future. why can’t there be more men in this world like your chacater? i know how real punks are. i am a sigle mother of 2 at the age of 23. but i hold no regrets. i love my kids. i just wanted to tell you congratulations on an awesome movie and i look forward to seeing more of your movies in the future. by the way,” how on earth do you dance like that!” tell me please.
                sincerely,
                  kelly d (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))


  40. Follow up post #40 added on January 15, 2006 by Deborah

    hi Diego,

    this life is so harsh, i think you are so cute and would love to be able to flirt with you, you know like you do when you are at work and hopfully you get a friend ship then get to go out. im a fab person and love life to the full. i know that you are famous so what chance do i have to even see you in the person let alone to meet you. i probaly would just kig you a big kiss. all these people are dying for an e-mail from you but i bet you dont even access this site.  HAS ANYONE HAD A REPLY FROM DIEGO!!!!!! NO DIDNT THINK SO…


  41. Follow up post #41 added on January 22, 2006 by andy

    My name is Andy and I live in Romani.Diego you are a very handsome actor.I now saw the Dirthy Dancing 2 and i m love in Havier.You dance very HOOOT!I dance in a band and i want to learn that dance too.I Would speak with you please write to my e-mail adress : .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
      Kiss you!!!
        PLS write


  42. Follow up post #42 added on February 07, 2006 by Loui

    Hey there.. i just wanna tell you that i have seen dirty dancing 2 and you are just so good… I am about to gratuat my eksame and then i move to Mexico and i will open my owen bisnuess.. I want to be a stylist and i have heart that mecicansk woman are best to now the best about that.. I will tell you how hot you are because you been tell it every day Rigth??? The story at dirty dancing to its just like my dream.. i wanna find a sensuel guy ho just not think of sex and body but just who i am…I will not sitting and write a sad story but i need some more fun in my day.. i come from Denmark an i am 18 years old.. There are no oppetuniti enough here in denmark.. and i hate the bad weater… Snow and rain 7 months at a year… I love summer and sun and thats way i will go to mexico.. And then i have seen your movie and find something about you on the net i saw you came from mexico and i just wanna now what the oppertunities are en mexico from denmark to work her dream out.. i really hope you will answer me… From sad denmark to you.. bye…


  43. Follow up post #43 added on February 08, 2006 by julie

    Diego

    You are so sexy, realy one of the special. If you ever see this, pleas e-mail me:
    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) I am curious about you!

    Regards from Norway


  44. Follow up post #44 added on February 12, 2006 by marissa mannarino

    hey, i just want to say, that i loved dirty dancing, but i loved dirty dancing havana nights alot better!!! i have always loved any type of dancing movies!!!
    out of all of the dancing movies that i have seen, i loved this one the most!!
    i was just recentley at a sleepover, and 2 of my really good friends learned the one dance in the beging of the movie, where katy misses the bus, and she trys to find her way home, and she see’s javier and his friend dancing. my friends learned that dance!!! all i have to say to this movie, is WOW, and I love it!!!!
    Diego, hey i love you in this movie, i can’t believe that you had never danced before this movie it is so shocking!!! i watched this movie 35 times so far!!!  one day, i hope to do one of these dances for a real contest, you all have inspired me, to work hard, and learn a dance , so maybe i can enter my schools talent show, or just a contest some where!well, i hope to here from some one soon!!
    Diego, if you read this, please e-mail me @cm7229@yahoo.com some time!!
      Love always Rissa


  45. Follow up post #45 added on February 26, 2006 by cris

    diego eres el mejor! me encantaste en la pelicula!! te felicito y ojala que triunfes mucho en tu carrera, de verdad! ademas, me sent muy relacionada pues yo soy de espaa y mantube una bonita relacion de amor muy parecido (sin baile) con un chico dominicano del qual an estoy enamorada y bien, nos tubimos que separar por esta larga distancia. No me enrrollo mas, solo decirte que me encantas y que aqui tienes una fan que te ama!!^^ cristina (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))


  46. Follow up post #46 added on February 26, 2006 by luxi

    Diego eres muy sexiiiiii yo soy lucia una xika española con ganas de conocerte.Me encantante en dirty dancing 2 y espero verte pronto en alguna otra.weno ya m despido.q sepas q en españa t espero con los brazos abiertos y que aki tienes a tu fan number one.besos y abrazos.luxi


  47. Follow up post #47 added on March 05, 2006 by Sofie

    halloooow

    Great movie ! I wish I was that girl

    look I am e great dancer :p if you ever want me in

    any of your movies ! don’t be afraid to ask :p

    I love dancing ! It’s my passion

    Greats to all of you ...

    0495423049


  48. Follow up post #48 added on March 06, 2006 by Tanja Pieksma

    Ok act normal girls he’s just a boy. Everybody loves you cause you’re famous, good looking and bachelor. It’s the movie that counts and I have to say that i didn’t like Open Range. I like His other movies like Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, Les Vampires: Los Muertos and Y Tu Mamá Tambien. SO don’t overreact girls he’s just a humanbieing.
    Tanja


  49. Follow up post #49 added on March 11, 2006 by leanne crow

    Hey wow i love it watch you dirty dancing brill i have learn dancing like you i love it movies i wish there with you, i watch you everyday dirty dancing dvd. i am fell in love with you bec you are famous good looking sexy dancing i like it called Havana Nights. i am interested about you from dirty dancing brill!..
    my email addy .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) pls keep in touch.
    love big kiss leanne xxxx


  50. Follow up post #50 added on April 21, 2006 by patricia Sanchez

    This is ridiculous how can all this girls’ think the actor is actually reading all this silly comments they are making. Well, if by any instance if you are reading this, I just wanted to say I happen to see Havana Night by luck and I thought you did a great job on it, and I love the dance, I actually thought you was cuban. You are a good looking mexican, hope your career continues suceeding; keep the good work. Also, I wanted to say, la pelicula “Y tu mama tambien” la vi para mi clase de espanol, me encanto mucho. Haciendo una composicion de ella no era nada complicado. Pues, que le digo chico, soy Dominicana y es bueno que represente su pais, necesitamos que la cultura hispana siga creciendo.
    Oye eres nacido en Mexico? Cuantos anos tienes?
    Pues, yo naci en la Republica Dominicana y tengo 19 anos, Y estudio en Fordham University.
    **Espero que le guste mi rating, Y que alguien me escriba quisiera saber si es verdad de que el “actor” ve toda esta estupideces. Lo que hacen los jovenes de hoy en dia….LOL.
    - Mi email eletronico es .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


  51. Follow up post #51 added on April 24, 2006 by Glenis

    My daughter bought me Dirty dancing DVD, and have only now got to watch it. I now watch it at least 3 times a day, plus started to collect your other films. This is just to tell you that i enjoyed watching you dance so much. And look forward to catching up with your other films , to see what i have missed. Cannot get some of them over here in the UK . So must send for them from the States. But sure they will be worth every penny


  52. Follow up post #52 added on May 26, 2006 by Tiffany

    Hello, my name is Tiffany and I live in Tennessee.  I just wanted to say how talented I think that Diego Luna is as an actor and how much I admire how he’ll tackle anything that he does with his whole heart.  I read here recently that he doesn’t do the films for the money or the success, mainly because he loves doing it and to me that is such an admirable quality in a person.  I also read how modestly Diego Luna lives in Mexico City, because he doesn’t want to flaunt what he has been blessed with, because so many people in Mexico aren’t as fortunate as him.  To me that is sexy!!  I would love to get to know Diego Luna as a person, not as an actor or a “movie star,” because to me he is a person first that has a lot of passion for what he believes in and to me that is what makes him sexy.  He would be sexy even if he wasn’t a movie star.
    I don’t know if Diego Luna will read this or not, it would be nice if he does…lol!  But I wanted him to know that not everyone is a fanatic fan that would kill to just be near him…jk!  I would love to meet him and talk about what we feel passionate about, because above all he is a person first and an actor second.

    Always,
    Tiffany
    my email is .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


  53. Follow up post #53 added on July 09, 2006 by Reka

    I just want to say,that I write you from Romania and I always dreamed about a guy like you!I’ve seen Dirty Dancing when I was 7 and it was my favorite movie until I saw Havana Nights!
    Every day when I wake up I must see the movie because it make’s me belive in my dreams and because I love dancing so much that it can pass a day for me without dancing!
    I read about you every day and I realise that my dream guy is one like you!
    I tell everybody that I’m looking for “my Diego”
    I’m impessed how shy you are and I only want you to say ,that God bless you and I will pray for you, because you deserve it.
    I hope that someday I can go to Mexico and see you how you act.
    I love everithing what’s spanish.
    Take care of you,and wherever you are and whatever you do, be yourself!!!!


  54. Follow up post #54 added on August 09, 2006 by Kathy

    Holla Diego!
    I know that I am just one of the girls that wrote to you… But yesterday I saw DD 2 on DVD and I cried! Because I saw you dancing! I dance Ballett now for 10 yaers ohh and by the way I am from GERMANY. Here in Germany we MUST visit a school for dancing. The guys there are totaly UNsexy! And so when I saw DD2 I was quite shocked… It was so hot when danced with youre “baby”! And the way you looked at her! It wasn’t just like any other look! It was something that told me “sex!” And today I looked at my PC to found something about you… I saw pictuares from you… And I began to cry. Because: 1st. You’re to old…
    2nd. I could/would never meet you!
    3rd. Nobody of the boys is like you…
    I know that that was just an actor what you played… But it was fantastic! And I think that you are like Havier, too….


    In love, I’m crying for you, youre Germanfan Katharine


  55. Follow up post #55 added on August 09, 2006 by Kathy

    Holla Diego!
    I know that I am just one of the girls that wrote to you… But yesterday I saw DD 2 on DVD and I cried! Because I saw you dancing! I dance Ballett now for 10 yaers ohh and by the way I am from GERMANY. Here in Germany we MUST visit a school for dancing. The guys there are totaly UNsexy! And so when I saw DD2 I was quite shocked… It was so hot when danced with youre “baby”! And the way you looked at her! It wasn’t just like any other look! It was something that told me “sex!” And today I looked at my PC to found something about you… I saw pictuares from you… And I began to cry. Because: 1st. You’re to old…
    2nd. I could/would never meet you!
    3rd. Nobody of the boys is like you…
    I know that that was just an actor what you played… But it was fantastic! And I think that you are like Havier, too….

    In love, I’m crying for you, youre Germanfan Katharine

    My E-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    And I must told you this, too: I learn Spanish! Now in the school! I decide it after I saw DD2. So I learn it because of you! Because I think that all Spnish-guys are sexy! Perhaps I meet one who is sooooo sexy like you! Thank for all!


  56. Follow up post #56 added on May 05, 2007 by schuylar and Jamie

    I’m sure you here this a lot but me and my friend jamie LOVE you you r like GRINDABLE we watch Dirt Dancing Havnna Nights every DAY its the best movie ever and u need to get in a nother movie soon so me and my friend will have a new obsession. is this really you? Me and her have plans to marry you some day!!! just kidding. Did you already know how to dance like that before the movie. My dream is to meet u and Romola Garai some day and dance with u. Me and my friend always practice your dance after the movie and we look prety stupid but we love you and your our idle. I know your bussy but it would mean the world to us if u could write bac atleast once….please!!!!!

    <3 schuylar and jamie and by the way since both of our names could be guy names…don’t worry were girls


  57. Follow up post #57 added on June 24, 2007 by Andrea Montiel

    Diego…. you are freaking HOT!
    I would LOVE to meet a guy like ya!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and guess what… I´m from México… así que aquí nos vemos algún día… unos de mis amigos te conocieron por accidente…
    eres una persona normál nada más que rodeado de cámaras… y me gusta tu sencillez y tu trabajo… awesome…


  58. Follow up post #58 added on June 30, 2007 by ANNIE

    hi!I`m from bulgaria-may be you don`t know this country-it`s in south europe and it`s very beautiful.I am 15 and i just want to tell you how much i like dirty dancing.I am sure that there are many people like me who love dancing but each person is different and only i know what is for me to dance.I am keen on latinamerican dances and this is like that since i was 6.When i was 6 i watched the film “Dance with me”,i couldn`t even read at this age but i was watcing the dances and trying to dance in front of the tv.It`s stupid,i know.But on the next year when i started school (1st class) i began to go dancing in one club in my town.So since then i want to visit CUBA and may be some day i`ll have the chance to have my own house there where i can go to have rest or even to live there.I don`t care that CUBA is poor country,i like the fact that people are happy when they dance because i feel like that too when i dance-i am happy.The important thing is to feel free and happy no matter how poor are the people.I LOVE DIRTY DANCING:HAVANA NIGHTS.I haven`t watched the first film dirty dancing but i`m sure that i won`t like it so much and that is because of the CUBA and the atmosphere.I`m young now but i am ready to follow my dream no matter what happens.
    And know after all i want to say “HELLO” to DIEGO LUNA AND ROMOLA GARAI
    PS:remember that if you want to do something just believe and it`ll happen grin{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{} I`ll write you again!!!{}{}{}{}{}{}{}bye bye.
    LOVE ANNIE


  59. Follow up post #59 added on July 01, 2007 by nataly masutier

    hi diego i just wanted to tell you that im from colombia and i love to salsa dance it a lot of fun i loved your movie dirty dancing it was a great movie . bye


  60. Follow up post #60 added on July 01, 2007 by stashyka

    hi diego i just wanted to tell you that i love to salsa dance it a lot of fun and i loved you and your movie dirty dancing 2…it was a great great movie ...i love you you are great actor (cute):d…bye


  61. Follow up post #61 added on July 15, 2007 by aoife mulligan

    hello diego!! i no every comment says this but i think u are the best actor evr!! i luvd havana nights its teh 1st tim i ever saw you on t.v i luv the afrocuban dancing that u do ....ur so good at it and ur smile is so cute!!! so if u cud please rite bk dat wud be FANTASTIC!!! my address is .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) THANKS! xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


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