Mercedes Rodríguez Lambre (born October 5, 1992) is an Argentine actress, dancer, singer and model. She plays Ludmila, the principal antagonist from the Disney Channel show, Violetta.

Life and CareerEdit

Mercedes was born in La Plata, Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she trained in acting, singing and dancing. She has studied various types of dance, including Spanish dances, street dance and jazz dance. She has also studied voice and theatre. She started her professional career as a model on Ultísima, a TV paid signal, and Violetta being her first participation on a fictional TV show.


Year Title Role Notes
2012–present Violetta

Ludmila Ferro


Awards and NominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominee Result
2012 Kids' Choice Awards Argentina Villano Favorito Violetta Won
2013 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards Villano Favorito Nominated


  • Her best friend on set is Martina Stoessel.
  • Her zodiacal sign is Libra.
  • She's a very kind person; the complete opposite to her character, Ludmila.
  • She has a tattoo on her ankle that says "Las amapolas crecen rojas" ("The poppies grow red").
  • Her natural hair color is brown.
  • She is very good at painting.
  • Her fans are named "Mechistas".
  • She has a cat called "Helena".
  • She prefers to use backpacks more than suitcases.
  • When she received the notice that she was part of the Violetta cast, she was walking down the street.
  • Martina's mom, Mariana, loves her like her own daughter.
  • She had her first kiss when she was in a park.
  • When she has to shoot scenes where she has to act as a villain, she takes a lot of time to prepare for it, because she laughs a lot while shooting.
  • She can sing in Italian.
  • When she was 13 years old, she practiced a lot for a role like Ludmila. She also devoted to acting, theater and modeling.
  • When she was 14 years old, she tried out for a casting, but she didn't get accepted.
  • Many girls are afraid of her because they think she is like Ludmila, but in real-life she is a very good person.
  • Unlike Ludmila, Mercedes prefers comfortable and basic clothes instead of glamorous and glittery ones.
  • She loves travelling in groups of friends and family.
  • When she hangs out with friends she prefers to go to the movies or go out to eat.
  • In her spare time she loves to be with friends and family.
  • She likes to write songs.
  • When she was 17 years old, she worked as a model for "Utilisma".[1]
  • When she was 19 years old, she tried up for a role in Violetta, and she was so happy that she even cried when she found out she got accepted.
  • Her and Lodovica love to sing in Italian.
  • She began as a model in Argentina.
  • She was born in Buenos Aires.
  • She studied jazz dance with Juan Mallach for three years and with Gustavo Carrizo.
  • She is currently dating Xabiani Ponce De León.[2]
  • If she wasn't an actress, she would like to be a drama teacher. [3]
  • She was dating Pablo Espinosa but they broke up.[4]
  • She has more than 10 plants, and one of them is named Ludmila.
  • She wrote a song called "Luz" for Martina.
  • She and Xabiani Ponce de Leon have a kitten named Alaska.
  • She and Jorge Blanco made a birthday cake together for Candelaria's birthday.
  • Her favourite moment of Violetta en Vivo is when her character, Ludmila, said sorry to Violetta.
  • The name Mercedes means 'mercy' or 'Mary of mercies'.