María del Mar Saura (born 16 October 1975), commonly known as Mar Saura, is a Spanish actress, model and TV presenter.

Mar Saura
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Mar Saura in 2017
María del Mar Saura

(1975-10-16) 16 October 1975 (age 46)
Barcelona, Spain
OccupationActress, model
Years active1992–present
Javier Peral
(m. 2005)


Mar Saura was born in Barcelona, Spain. She won Miss Barcelona in 1992, and competed for Miss Spain.

She began her professional career as a model with Gaudi, Cibeles, and Francina International Modeling Agency, and resided in New York, Milan and Japan.

After her time as a model, she started work as a TV presenter and actress. During this time, she appeared in the series One Two (1998–1999) and acted alongside Lina Morgan on Spanish Television, in addition to having cameos in episodes of other Spanish television series. In her movie career, she created a children's film, King Farm (2002).

Subsequently, she has presented several variety shows such as The Night of Errors (2002) with Josema Yuste; Summer Night (2002) with Bertin Osborne; The Show of Records (2001), with Manu Carreño and collaborated on Full Light (2002) with Pedro Piqueras. She was a contestant on Double (2003) and Call and Win (2003), both on Antena 3, and on Overnight Sensational (2007) on Canal Nou. She appeared in numerous galas on TVE, including the New Year's Eve Specials for 2003, 2004 and 2005, all directed by José Luis Moreno.

Through José Luis Moreno her career as an actress has had a revival since late 2008, when she played Ainhoa, the girlfriend of the lawyer Michael, in Scenes from Marriage on Telecinco.

In Mexico, she participated in the 2010 series Capadocia as Julieta Pusch and Killer Women, being considered part of the Latina movement with Cuban William Levy, posing for Glamour magazine in an Icon Vallarta dress by Dolce & Gabbana.[1]

In 2011, again on Telecinco, she appeared in the series Ángel o demonio as Alexia. She writes a blog at In April 2013, she began recording AI with Ruben Poveda on Four.


Year Film Director Role
2003 El rey de la granja Gregorio Muro and Carlos Zabala Mamen
2010 Hidalgo: La historia jamás contada Antonio Serrano Marquesa de Villavicencio[2]
2016 La puerta abierta (The Open Door) Marina Seresesky Policía Isabel
2018 El mundo es suyo Alfonso Sánchez Lorena
2019 ¿ Qué te juegas? (Get Her... If You Can) Inés de León Interiorista

TV SeriesEdit

Year TV Series Network Role
1996 Médico de familia Telecinco Pepa
1997 La casa de los líos Antena 3 Dama del amor
2003 Un paso adelante Antena 3 Mar
2004 Casi perfectos Antena 3
2008 Lalola (España) Antena 3 Miriam
2008 Planta 25 FORTA Mireia
2008–2009 Escenas de matrimonio Antena 3 Ainhoa Vidiella
2010 Capadocia HBO Latin America Julieta Pusch
2011 Ángel o demonio Telecinco Alexia
2014 Cuéntame un cuento Antena 3 Eva
2014 Los misterios de Laura TVE Amanda del Valle
2016 El Ministerio del Tiempo TVE Susana Torres



  1. ^ "Redirecting". Archived from the original on November 25, 2015. Retrieved 2016-09-13.
  2. ^ Primeras imágenes de Mar Saura en el rodaje de "Hidalgo Molière" Archived November 25, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Saura best-20110510.html awarded at Radio Point[permanent dead link]

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