Silvia Marlene Favela Meraz (born on August 5, 1976 in Santiago Papasquiaro, Durango, Mexico) is a Mexican actress. She studied at Centro de Educaci??n Art??stica de Televisa in Mexico City and is also a model. She is worldwide known for her roles as Rosaura Rios Olivares in Venevisi??n’s telenovela Gata Salvaje (2002), as Natalia Ruiz in Televisa’s telenovela Contra viento y marea (2005), as Esmeralda Sanchez de Moncada in Telemundo’s telenovela Zorro: La Espada y la Rosa (2007), as Paula Del Monte in Telemundo’s telenovela Los Herederos Del Monte (2011) and recently as Alicia Ferrer in Telemundo’s telenovela El Rostro de la Venganza (2012-2013).