Zorro Update and MTO Mention

December 24, 2005
Winston-Salem Journal

Q. What are the stars of the 1990s Family Channel series Zorro doing nowadays? Are there any plans to release that series on DVD? - L.S.

A. Duncan Regehr (Zorro) still acts occasionally, but devotes much of his time to artwork. He has a Web site, www.duncanregehr.com, that displays some of his art and lists exhibits where his work can be seen.

Patrice Martinez (Victoria) hasn't had any acting roles of note on film or television in recent years, according to the Internet Movie Database (www.imdb.com). Her brother Benito Martinez is one of the stars of the FX series The Shield.

Juan Diego Botto (Felipe) is a busy actor in the Spanish film industry, with recent roles in such films as Trece ampanadas, Roma, Obaba, La Fiesta del chivo and the forthcoming Nadie es perfecto. His recent English-language work includes the 2003 miniseries Augustus, which is available on DVD, and the Jennifer Lopez/Antonio Banderas film Bordertown, which will be released in 2006.

Michael Tylo (Alcalde Luis Ramone) is now a professor at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. He still acts occasionally, including recent roles in the 2004 Sci Fi Channel movie They Are Among Us and the 2005 short film The Lecture. Fans can keep up with him and send him e-mail at his official fan Web site, www.michaeltyloonline.com

Efram Zimbalist Jr. (the first actor to play Don Alejandro) has retired from acting. In 2004, he came out of retirement briefly to act with his daughter, Stephanie Zimbalist, in a stage production of The Night of the Iguana. He also provides the voice of Alfred Pennyworth, Batman's butler, in Batman: The Animated Series and Justice League Unlimited.

Henry Darrow (the second actor to play Don Alejandro) still acts, including two appearances as a doctor on One Tree Hill, which is filmed in Wilmington.

No plans have been announced yet for a DVD release of Zorro.