Jorge Poza

Jorge Poza (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxoɾxe ˈposa] born Jorge Alberto Poza Pérez) is a Mexican film and television actor.

Jorge Poza
Jorge Alberto Poza Pérez

January 3, 1978
Years active1989–present
(m. 1997; div. 2008)


Poza was born in Tulancingo, Hidalgo, Mexico. He started his acting career in the movie Bandidos in 1990, but his career as a TV actor started in 1992 in the telenovela El abuelo y yo by Pedro Damian along with Gael García Bernal. Then he got involved in other projects or more and less success.

In 2001 he worked in the novela Atrévete a olvidarme, which only lasted a month on air, but a couple of months later he was called by the TV producer Carla Estrada to offer him a character in her new novela El Manantial. In 2002 he was called by another TV producer Pedro Damián and was offered his first starring role as professor Francisco Romero in the famous novela Clase 406.

Velo de novia in 2003 represented a new challenge for him, since he had to play two characters: twins Rafael and Ernesto, the first one bad and dominant and the other one good and shy. He also worked in theatre in the play P.D. tu gato ha muerto along with Otto Sirgo. Trying to get away from acting for a while, he hosted a morning TV show called Hoy which has been Televisa's morning show for years, changing the casts in different periods. During his time with the show, he worked with Andrea Legarreta and Vielka Valenzuela.

He also worked on the novela Alma de Hierro as the blind son of the famous Mexican actors: Blanca Guerra and Alejandro Camacho. He also played in the first episode of Mujeres Asesinas 3 titled Elena, Protectora' with Rocio Banquells.

In 2011 he starred in the Mexican version of Rafaela with Scarlet Ortiz and produced by Nathalie Lartilleux. The following year, in 2012, he played his first antagonistic in Cachito de Cielo with Maite Perroni and Pedro Fernandez. In 2014, he had his second main antagonistic as Pablo's, brother Mariano Martinez Negrete, in the Mexican version's La Gata with reunited his co-star Maite Perroni and Daniel Arenas, under the production of Nathalie Larrilleux.

Personal lifeEdit

In 1997 he married actress Mayrín Villanueva, whom he met while filming the telenovela Preciosa in that same year. Although they broke up in 2008, the couple had 2 children: Romina and Sebastián were born in 2003. From 2009 until 2012, he dated actress Zuria Vega while filming Alma de hierro. In 2016 he begun dating actress Ilse Ikeda whom he met while filming El hotel de los secretos in that same year.



Year Title Role Notes
1991 Bandidos Miguel Debut film
2001 El segundo aire Ricardo
2012 Morelos Nicolás Bravo
2013 Tercera llamada Daniel
2014 La dictadura perfecta Rafael Lascurain


Year Title Role Notes
1992 El abuelo y yo Perico
1992 Ángeles sin paraíso Chato
1995 Si Dios me quita la vida
1996 Tú y yo Humberto
1997 Mi generación
1998 Rencor apasionado Tony Mendiola
1998 Preciosa Robin
1998 El zep de Disney Jorge
1999 El diario de Daniela Carlos
1999 Por tu amor David Parra
2000 Por un beso Agustín Águilar
2001 Atrévete a olvidarme El Gato
2001 El manantial Héctor Luna
2002 Clase 406 Francisco Romero
2003 Velo de novia Rafael Sosa / Ernesto Sosa
2004 Mujer de madera Rogelio Rebollar
2005 Contra viento y marea Mateo Lizárraga
2006-2007 Hoy Host 2 episodes
2007 Sexo y otros secretos Conductor de Hoy "La fiesta" (Season 1, Episode 11)
2008-2009 Alma de hierro Sebastián Hierro Jiménez
2010 Mujeres asesinas Pablo "Elena, protectora" (Season 3, Episode 2)
2011 Rafaela José María Baez Lead role
2012 Cachito de cielo Fabio Montenegro
2014 La Gata Mariano Martínez Negrete Supporting Role; 112 episodes
2016 El hotel de los secretos Diego Montejo / Juan Camilo Angarita
2017 El vuelo de la victoria Julio Montano
2019 Ringo Diego Jáuregui

Awards and nominationsEdit

TVyNovelas AwardsEdit

Year Category' Nominated works Result
2002 Best Co-star Actor El manantial Won
2007 Best Presenter Hoy Nominated
2009 Best Co-star Actor Alma de Hierro Won

Premios Diosas de PlataEdit

Year Category' Nominated works Result
2001 Best Male Co-Acting El segundo aire Nominated[1]


  1. ^ "Nominaciones Diosas de Plata 2001". Archived from the original on 2014-03-06. Retrieved 2014-03-23.

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