Mauricio Henao Serbia (born on 16 February 1987 in Armenia, Quindío, Colombia) is a Colombian actor best known for his roles in telenovelas for Telemundo. More recently, Mauricio gained widespread attention for his role as Adrian Ferrer in the Netflix hit show, Fake Profile.

Mauricio Henao
Henao in 2011
Mauricio Henao Serbia[1]

(1987-02-16) 16 February 1987 (age 37)[1]
EducationCypress Creek High School[1]
Years active2010–present

Career edit

Henao grew up in Colombia until he turned 12 years, then moved to the United States where he studied at Cypress Creek High School.[1] Subsequently he dedicated himself to modeling for different local cities in both Europe and the United States, arriving to work with Nicolas Felizola, Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Paul Joe Paris, among others.[2] Henao has repeatedly been compared to actors like James Dean,[3] and Ryan Gosling.[4] After appearing in several magazines as a model.[5] In 2009 he decided to move to Miami, United States, where he began taking acting classes and learned to modify his Colombian accent.[1] Subsequently, in 2010 he decides to perform the casting for Telemundo' telenovela ¿Dónde está Elisa?, where he played Eduardo Cáceres.[1] Later that in the same year, he returns to work for Telemundo in the telenovela El fantasma de Elena, where he plays Michell.[1] Although he had already excelled in two television projects, the role that made him be recognized nationally and internationally was Tony,[1] main character of the first season of the Nickelodeon teen drama series Grachi.[6] While filming Grachi,[1] he came up with the opportunity to work for another Telemundo telenovela entitled Mi corazón insiste en Lola Volcán, where he played Daniel Santacruz, the younger brother of Jencarlos Canela in the telenovela.[1]

In 2012 he won his first major role in the MTV teen drama series Último año, where he shared credits with Dulce María.[7] In 2013, he obtained a special participation in the last chapters of the Televisa telenovela La Tempestad.[8] In 2014 he was part of the main cast in the Telemundo telenovela La impostora.[9] The following year he joined the cast of the series Señora Acero, where he played José Ángel Godoy, Michel Duval's best friend in the series.[10] This project unlike Grachi gave him more acting recognition,[11] and lasted three seasons as part of the regular cast.[11]

In 2023, Mauricio starred in Netflix's Fake Profile as a charming restaurateur. His performance has gained new fans around the world in the LGBTQ community.

Filmography edit

Television performance
Year Title Roles Notes
2010 ¿Dónde está Elisa? Eduardo Cáceres Series regular; 88 episodes
2010–2011 El fantasma de Elena Michel Series regular; 117 episodes
2011–2013 Grachi Antonio "Tony" Gordillo Main role (season 1), recurring role (seasons 2–3); 95 episodes
2011 Mi corazón insiste en Lola Volcán Daniel Santacruz Series regular; 116 episodes
2012 Último año Martín Santoro Main role; 68 episodes
2013 La Tempestad Valentín Series regular; 12 episodes
2014 La impostora Jorge Altamira Series regular; 116 episodes
2015–2018 Señora Acero José Ángel Godoy Series regular (seasons 2–4); 204 episodes
2018 Mi familia perfecta Santiago Vélez Series regular; 68 episodes[12]
2019 Betty en NY Fabio Series regular; 56 episodes
2019–2020 Médicos Marco Ávalos Main role; 87 episodes
2022 La herencia Mateo del Monte
2022 High Heat Daniel Main role
2023 Fake Profile Adrian Fererr Main role

Awards and nominations edit

Year Award Category Work Result
2012 Kids Choice Awards México Favorite Supporting Actor Grachi Nominated[13]

References edit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Mauricio Henao". (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 December 2019. De modelo a galán de telenovela. El roba corazones nos cuenta en exclusiva su trayectoria y su labor altruista
  2. ^ Oyola, Michelle. "Mauricio Henao: 5 Datos Curiosos que Tienes que Saber". (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Más de Mauricio Henao". (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  4. ^ Juárez, Thalía. "El colombiano Mauricio Henao, el doble de Ryan Gosling". (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  5. ^ Oyola, Michelle (25 February 2014). "Galanes: 10 Cosas que no sabías sobre Mauricio Henao". People en Español (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  6. ^ "Mauricio Henao sufrió cortadura en grabación de Grachi". People en Español (in Spanish). 31 October 2011. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  7. ^ Pagán, José. "Mauricio Henao revela su "drama" sicológico". People en Español (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  8. ^ "Mauricio Henao se une al elenco de La tempestad". People en Español (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  9. ^ "Mauricio Henao vuelve a Telemundo en 'La Impostora'". (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  10. ^ Vargas, Doraluz. "Pantalla chica: Mauricio Henao contento con su personaje de 'Señora Acero'". El Nuevo Herald (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  11. ^ a b González, Moisés. "Mauricio Henao se despide de Señora Acero: "Pepito sacó el actor que llevo dentro de mí"". People en Español (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  12. ^ Henao, Mauricio. "3 meses trabajando en este proyecto "Mi Familia Perfecta" ❤️ pronto por Telemundo con esta 👶🏼 @GalaMontes2 ... se van a enamorar les prometo eso". (in Spanish). Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  13. ^ "Kids Choice Awards México 2012". (in Spanish). Retrieved 2 December 2019.

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