On Thursday evening the Dominican Republic actress Katherine Castro was presented with a Hollywood FAME Award for ‘International Breakthrough Artist of the Year’ at the prestigious Avalon in Hollywood.
Wearing a classic Oscar de la Renta red dress in his honor, Ms. Castro was featured in a fantastic line up of celebrities and Hollywood luminaries who were also recognized for a variety of achievements in the entertainment industry including; Danny Trejo (Career Achievement: Latino Action Movie Star), John Savage (Lifetime Achievement Award: Male Actor), Linda Blair (Career Achievement Award: Female Actor), Charlene Tilton (Primetime Television Female Actor), David Longoria (Career Achievement Music Producer), Bill Ward (Lifetime Achievement Drummer/Songwriter), Murray SawChuck (Career Achievement Magical Arts), Christina DeRosa (Rising Star Award), Frazer Smith (Lifetime Achievement LA Rock Radio Host) and Marc Canter (Literary Achievement in Rock N’ Roll). Other celebrities in attendance included: Brady Bluhm (Dumb & Dumber To) and Victor Orlando (The Gap Band).
The multilingual Dominican Republic-born actress, Katherine Castro rapidly rose to fame after starring in various notable movies including ‘El Gallo’ filmed in Santo Domingo and directed by the highly acclaimed actor Juan Fernandez de Alarcon (‘A Man Apart’), ‘Silent Cry’ filmed in San Francisco and Paris, the sci-fi thriller ‘Subject 7’ and the crime thriller ‘Pulse of the Indigo’. More recently Ms. Castro is the lead actress in the action thriller ‘The Social Contract’ which she also produced with her producing partner Liz Rodriguez. The movie is currently enjoying its theatrical release in the Dominican Republic.
Since moving to Los Angeles Ms. Castro has become a much photographed public figure. When not filming or traveling, Ms. Castro lends her time and talents to non-profit organizations.
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