Mario Lopez Biography (1973-)

Born October 10, 1973, in San Diego, CA; son of Mario, Sr. (an employee of the municipality of National City) and Elvira (a telephone clerk) Lopez; married Ali Landry (an actress and model), April 24, 2004 (marriage annulled, May 12, 2004). Addresses: Office: TMG Television Productions, 420 Lincoln Rd., Suite 446, Miami Beach, FL 33139.; Agent: Jeff Witjas, Agency for the Performing Arts, 9200 Sunset Blvd., Suite 900, Los Angeles, CA 90069.; Manager:Mark Schulman, 3 Arts Entertainment, 9460 Wilshire Blvd., Seventh Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
October 10, 1973
San Diego, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Tomas del Gato, a.k.a. Pablo, ABC, 1984
  • Dancer and drummer, Kids Incorporated (also known as Kids Inc.), The Disney Channel, 1984-86
  • Albert Clifford "A. C." Slater, Saved by the Bell, NBC, 1989-93
  • Cohost, Name Your Adventure, NBC, beginning 1992
  • Host, Masters of the Maze, The Family Channel, 1994-95
  • Panelist, Match Game, syndicated, beginning c. 1998
  • Officer Bobby Cruz, Pacific Blue, USA Network, 1998-2000
  • Cohost, The Other Half, syndicated, c. 2001-2003
  • Host, Pet Star, Animal Planet, beginning c. 2002
  • Host, America's Most Talented Kid (also known as America's MostTalented Kids), NBC, c. 2003
  • Celebrity team captain, Extreme Dodgeball, Game Show Network, beginning c. 2004
  • Host and coanchor, ESPN Hollywood, ESPN2, beginning 2005
  • Miniseries
  • Himself, I Love the '80s, VH1, 2002
  • Himself, I Love the 80s 3-D, VH1, 2005
  • Movies
  • Hector, "The Deacon Street Deer," The Disney Sunday Movie, ABC, 1986
  • The Last Fling, ABC, 1987
  • A. C. Slater, Saved by the Bell--Hawaiian Style, NBC, 1992
  • A. C. Slater, Saved by the Bell--Wedding in Las Vegas, NBC, 1994
  • Dave Ruggles, Killing Mr. Griffin (also known as Killing Griffin), NBC, 1997
  • Greg Louganis, Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis Story, USANetwork, 1997
  • Specials
  • Dancer, Kids Incorporated: Rock In the New Year, 1986
  • Johnny Vega, The Arena, ABC, 1986
  • Host and A. C. Slater, Who Shrunk Saturday Morning?, NBC, 1989
  • Trapeze artist, The 14th Annual Circus of the Stars, CBS, 1989
  • A. C. Slater, Saved by the Bell Graduation Special, NBC, 1993
  • Ray Sanchez, "Big Boys Don't Cry," CBS Schoolbreak Special, CBS, 1993
  • NBA All-Star Stay in School Jam, multiple networks, 1993
  • Circus of the Stars Goes to Disneyland, CBS, 1994
  • Competitor, Superstar American Gladiators, ABC, 1995
  • NBA All-Star Stay in School Celebration, NBC, 1995
  • Host, The 16th Annual Miss Teen USA, CBS, 1998
  • Presenter, The National Hate Test, USA Network, 1998
  • Himself, Mi gente! My People, 1999
  • Trainer, Celebrity Boxing, Fox, 2002
  • Cohost, Dick Clark's Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve 2003, ABC, 2003
  • Host, Miss Teen USA, NBC, 2003
  • Host, Second Chance: America's Most Talented Senior, NBC, 2003
  • Himself, 100 Most Irresistible Women, Spike TV, 2003
  • Member of blue team, Battle of the Network Stars, NBC, 2003
  • Correspondent, Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2004, ABC, 2004
  • Host, You Win Live, Game Show Network, 2004
  • Himself, Cash for College, 2005
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 18th Annual CableACE Awards, TNT, 1996
  • Episodic
  • Roberto, "Corpus Delecti," Simon & Simon, CBS, 1984
  • Mario Sanchez, "Dorothy's Prized Pupil," The Golden Girls, NBC, 1987
  • A. C. Slater, "Goodbye Bayside: Part 2," Saved by the Bell: The New Class, NBC, 1994
  • Storytime, PBS, c. 1994
  • A. C. Slater, "Fire at the Max: Part 2," Saved by the Bell: The New Class, NBC, 1996
  • Guillermo, "No Sex 'til after Homework," Union Square, NBC, 1997
  • The Pet Shop, Animal Planet, c. 1997
  • Rafael Banderas, "Everybody Loves Rafael, USA High, 1998
  • Rafael Banderas, "Rafael's Proposal," USA High, 1998
  • Guest, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1999
  • Happy Hour, USA Network, 1999
  • Celebrity contestant, "Daytona Beach, Florida I," Search Party, E!Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Celebrity contestant, "Daytona Beach, Florida III," Search Party,E! Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Ramon Perez, "Revelaciones," Resurrection Blvd., Showtime, 2000
  • Lazaro Chaveco, "Viva Zapatos," Cover Me: Based on the True Life of anFBI Family (also known as Cover Me), USA Network, 2001
  • Himself, "Television Hosts," Weakest Link (also known as The Weakest Link USA), NBC, 2001
  • Pablo, "The Brain Game," Popular, The WB, 2001
  • Guest, The Test, FX Channel, 2001
  • Himself, "Grind," Player$, G4techTV, 2003
  • Roberto, "Hi Mom," Eve, UPN, 2003
  • Guest host, Good Day Live, Fox, 2003
  • Guest, Living It Up! with Ali and Jack, NBC, 2003
  • Himself, Celebrities Uncensored, E! Entertainment Television, 2003
  • Guest, Pyramid, syndicated, 2003, 2004
  • Himself, "WBC Title Fight," 10 Things Every Guy Should Experience,Spike TV, 2004
  • Guest, The Oprah Winfrey Show (also known as Oprah), syndicated, 2004
  • Himself, Hollywood Squares (also known as H2 and H2: Hollywood Squares), syndicated, multiple appearances in 2004
  • Ricardo, "The Guide to Being in the Mood," The Bad Girl's Guide, UPN, 2005
  • Dr. Christian Ramirez, The Bold and the Beautiful (also known as Glamour, Rags, Top Model, and Belleza y poder), CBS, 2006
  • Pilots
  • Tomas del Gato, a.k.a. Pablo, ABC, 1984
  • A. C. Slater, Saved by the Bell: The College Years, NBC, 1993
  • Antonio, The Soluna Project, 2004
  • Host, Real People, syndicated, 2006
  • Film Appearances
  • Felipe's friend, Colors, Orion, 1988
  • Jessie Mata, Depraved, 1996
  • Second bodyguard, El condor de oro, 1996
  • Ryan Murphy, The Journey: Absolution, Artist View Entertainment, 1997
  • Steve, Fever Lake, ETD Distribution, 1997
  • Antonio Lopez, Eastside, Hollywood Independents, 2000
  • Coach, Big Brother Trouble, Mainline Releasing, 2000
  • Lehman, A Crack in the Floor, Norris Johnson Productions, 2000
  • David Morales, Outta Time (also known as Out of Time and The Courier), Pathfinder Pictures, 2002
  • Juan Vallejo, King Rikki (also known as Rikki the Pig and The Street King), Dream Rock/Moonstone Entertainment, 2002
  • Himself, Pauly Shore Is Dead (also known as You'll Never Wiez in This Town Again), CKrush Entertainment/Regent Releasing, 2003
  • Voices of Manu Tuiama and mainland surfer, Aloha, Scooby-Doo (animated), Warner Home Video, 2005
  • Soccer player, The Goal, TMG Films, 2006
  • Film Work
  • Coproducer, Outta Time (also known as Out of Time and The Courier), Pathfinder Pictures, 2002
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Chartbusters, 1986
  • Music Videos
  • "Blind," 2001
  • "The Sun Always Shines on TV," 2001

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Cruise, Beth, Mario Lopez: High Voltage Star, Aladdin Library, 1992
    Periodicals
    • People Weekly, November 30, 1992, p. 77
    • TV Guide, August 7, 1999, p. 22; February 15, 2003, p. 14
    Electronic
    • Mario Lopez, http://www.mariolopez.net, February 22, 2006

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