Mario Lopez is an American TV host and actor. He was born on October 10, 1973. He has appeared in various films, TV series, and on Broadway. He is known for his portrayal of A.C. Slater in Saved by the Bell, Saved by the Bell: The College Years, and the 2020 sequel series. Since then he has appeared in various projects including 'The Dancing Stars' third season and host for the magazine shows 'Extra' and 'Access Hollywood 'for the syndicated entertainment news magazine.
For MTV he has hosted the show ‘America’s Best Dance Crew’ and co-hosted the American version of The X-Factor’s second season with Khole Kardashian and for its third and final he was the sole host of the show.
Breakthrough Colors (1988)
It is directed by Dannis Hopper, Mario Lopez made his first cinematic debut. As a young gang member, he played the role of Felipe, struggling with the harsh realities of the Los Angeles gang scene. This first role of Lopez opened the way for his successful career.
Breaking The Surface: The Greg Louganis Story (1997)
It is a biographical film. Lopez played the role of Greg Louganis. This film showed the struggles of Louganis with his identity. The role was both powerful and sensitive showing his ability to handle complex characters.
The Other Women (2014)
This is a comedy movie of Mario Lopez showing a unique side of his acting. He played the role of the charming yet flirtatious husband of Cameron Diaz's character Frank Whitten. His character in the movie earned praise from audiences and critics alike.
Honey, I Shrunk The Kids (2020)
In this remake of the 1989 beloved classic, Lopez played the role of eccentric scientist Wayne Szalinski. This role of Mario Lopez showed his versatility to his fans.
Saved By The Bell (2020-2021)
Maro Lopez's iconic role as A.C. Salter in this film is undeniable. The series' revisit allowed the audiences to connect with the character of Lopez and this role resulted in bringing fame to his career.
With a wide array of characters with finesse, Mario Lopez demonstrated his ability and versatility in the entertainment industry. He marked his undeniable status with his enduring and multi-talented figure in the world of the entertainment industry. His journey from child actor to charismatic movie star and beloved TV personality is an example of dedication to his art and career. Lopez gained widespread recognition after his role as A.C. Slater in the TV series "Saved By The Bell". Apart from his TV career he also made an indelible mark on the big screen with his breakthrough movie roles. From his breakthrough movie roles to his recent ventures, Mario Lopez's journey is a captivating story worth telling.