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Mario Lopez Biography

Birth Name:
Mario Lopez Jr.
Birth Place:
San Diego, California, United States

Fast Facts

  • At age 10, began acting with a regular role on the series Kids Incorporated
  • Wrestled in high school, just like his Saved by the Bell character A
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  • Won three Young Artist Awards, one for Saved by the Bell and two more as host of Name Your Adventure
  • Coproduced and starred in the independent film Outta Time (2002), in which he portrayed a college soccer player who takes a job as a courier and unwittingly becomes involved in drug smuggling
  • Made his Broadway debut in A Chorus Line in 2008
  • Named People magazine's Hottest Bachelor in 2008
  • Released the book Mario Lopez's Knockout Fitness in 2008, children's story Mud Tacos in 2009 and cookbook Extra Lean in 2010