She was a nanny to be able to play and, as a teenager, she helped in the work of her father: Rocío Gómez Wlosko, the revelation of The First of Us

She was a nanny to be able to play and, as a teenager, she helped in the work of her father: Rocío Gómez Wlosko, the revelation of The First of Us

Rocío Gómez Wlosko breaks through with her role in The First of Us

“It was a flash, a shock”. Rocio Gomez Wlosko She couldn’t believe it when they confirmed she had been selected to star uhcharacter’s daughter Benjamin Vicogne in the first of us. He had done several castings for commercials, and at the beginning of last year an agency offered him to try his hand at the role. But two months passed before they gave him the news. “I kind of tried to forget about it because otherwise you bite your nails a lot. I was on a Zoom meeting with some friends and they just called me…I couldn’t believe it,” remembers the actress, in dialogue with TV show.

This is his first opportunity on television, in the big leagues – a primetime soap opera call– and with famous actors. And, by the way, no one knew she was the daughter of the Bug Gomez: they knew it once she was already participating in the recordings, because she never wanted to play this card or carry this nickname of “daughter of…”.

Rocío and El Bicho, unconditional father and daughter

Rocío and El Bicho, unconditional father and daughter

“My dad He has always given me advice since I decided to devote myself to it. We even worked together, me helping him in the production part, and he was always a person who was very willing to teach me this trade.. But other than that, when I got into this TV thing, not only did he give me advice, but I also asked him to help me with some things, with manipulation, and more than anything to calm anxiety“Reveals Rocío about the comedian, whom she admires. And he points out: “I was born with it, I always had it very strong in the blood, from my belly. I always had the support of my parents, but they tried to make me follow my own path. And that’s what he did: he studied acting since he was six years old, went through different schools and is about to graduate from the Metropolitan School of Dramatic Art.

Until now, Rocío had worked in independent and self-managed theatre. “When they told me that I was co-starring with Benjamín Vicuña for Telefe, it was full of emotion, anxiety, the desire to start now. I immediately told my family and to my friends that luckily they had found me. It was very exciting because Since I couldn’t support myself with independent theater, I started working as a babysitter, waitress, in a call center and others so as not to be financially dependent on my parents: I wanted to buy my things and pay for my lessons. It’s the dream of being able to live from what I love», Enthuses the one who, as a child, always accompanied her father during performances at the circus.

Rocío with his father, El Bicho Gómez, at the circus when the actor performed Mariachi Loco

Rocío with his father, El Bicho Gómez, at the circus when the actor performed Mariachi Loco

– How do you experience the success of the first of us? Did an unusual situation happen to you with a fan in the street or on the networks after this success?

— The craziest thing is that the day after it was broadcast, they stopped me in the street and congratulated me. As my character discovers the father’s illness, I receive very nice messages from people who are really in this situation: it’s very strong, many feel identified. It’s awesome.

— How was it to work in a cast of great figures?

—The truth is that I created a very good bond with everyone, maybe with Benja he’s the one with whom I shared the most recordings, but with everyone. We also formed a small group with the other boys from the strip, even if we didn’t share so much on the air, we were like young people (laughs). It grabbed us all at a time of a pandemic, without work, it was very difficult, and to be able to generate content like that, so beautiful, it was strong. And fortunately a great team has been formed.

Rocío Gómez Wlosko, in a moving scene with Benjamín Vicuña in The First of Us

Rocío Gómez Wlosko, in a moving scene with Benjamín Vicuña in The First of Us

— In your opinion, what gave you this experience on television?

-It was a process of several months, we managed to generate a lot of trust with the actors, the technicians, the hair, the makeup, and being the newest among these monster actors, it was crazy. Fortunately they received me barbaric, the truth is that sometimes there is prejudice from people on television but nothing to see. Suddenly, an inexperienced girl arrives, who had shared many scenes with them, and they were luxury companions: They explained many things to me that I did not understand.. On top of that, which I think is most important, they let me act as an actress with them. With Benja he dreams, but also with Paola (Krum), Luciano Castro, Daniel FanegoThey also allowed me to discover myself in this place of actress. it was super valuable and he speaks highly of them as companions.

Rocío Gómez Wlosko with Alexia Moyano, Mercedes Funes, Paola Krum and Luciano Castro in the scene where Benjamín Vicuña's character is operated on for a head tumor

Rocío Gómez Wlosko with Alexia Moyano, Mercedes Funes, Paola Krum and Luciano Castro in the scene where Benjamín Vicuña’s character is operated on for a head tumor

Rocío, 24, left to live alone a few months ago. And it is clear to him that the profession he has chosen is like this: today he can be at the top, and tomorrow not. In fact, it will soon premiere The infinity of piecessa play whose cast he shares with his “lifelong friends”, Thursdays at 9:00 p.m. Nun Theater Bar. “It’s also a flash to go from such a big project to that of an independent, more self-managed theatre. It’s realizing that this race is like that: there are times when things are going well for you, other times when things are not going so well, but you have to move on.”.

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