Mauricio Islas

Mauricio Islas (born Juan Mauricio Islas Ilescas, August 16, 1973) is a Mexican actor. He is best known for his work in telenovelas in the best telenovelas productions such as Televisa, TV Azteca and currently in Telemundo and participate in some telenovelas of Venevision. Currently live and work in Miami, U.S..

Mauricio Islas
Mauricio Islas en Cielo Rojo.jpg
Born
Juan Mauricio Islas Illescas

(1973-08-16) August 16, 1973 (age 47)
OccupationActor
Years active1992 - present
Notable work
El manantial
Amor real
Prisionera
Amores de Mercado
Pecados Ajenos
Cielo Rojo
Websitemauricioislasonline.com

BiographyEdit

Early lifeEdit

Born in Mexico City, Mexico, Islas is the son of businessman, Juan Islas, and Rosalinda Ilescas, and the youngest of two brothers.

CareerEdit

After working in various telenovelas, Islas made his protagonist debut in Preciosa, alongside Irán Castillo in 1998.[1][2]

From then on he continued working mainly as a leading actor, but occasionally playing villains, as in his 2000 participation in Primer amor... a mil por hora where he interpreted the malicious Demián and in 2006 Amores de Mercado, starring as the evil Fernando Leyra.

In 2001, he starred in El manantial, alongside Adela Noriega. He won a TVyNovelas Award for his performance. In 2003, he starred in the acclaimed historical telenovela, Amor real, interpreting the army soldier, Adolfo Solis.

In 2004, he signed a contract with Telemundo and starred in Prisionera, Amores de Mercado, Pecados Ajenos and other successful productions of the network.

He returned to Mexico in 2010 and starred in Azteca's telenovelas, La Loba and Cielo Rojo.

Personal lifeEdit

On November 29, 2001, he married Venezuelan singer, Patricia Villasaña. They had a daughter, Camila, born on May 3, 2002. They divorced in 2006 after Islas' underage sex scandal with 16-year-old Prisionera co-star, Génesis Rodríguez was revealed.[3]

He has a son, Emiliano, with his current partner, Paloma Quezada. The baby was born on February 24, 2011 in El Paso, Texas.[4]

FilmographyEdit

FilmsEdit

List of appearances and roles in feature films
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Punto y aparte Sergio
2005 Don de Dios José Luis
2006 Ambiciona Raúl
2009 El cártel Santos
2010 El secreto Maurice de Gavrillac
2010 Un Tigre Tigre Short film
2011 Viento en contra Matías Parga
2015 Entrenando a mi papá La Araña Salazar[5]

TelevisionEdit

List of appearances in television series and specials
Year Title Role Notes
1992 Mágica juventud Alfredo
1992 Carrusel de las Américas Unknown role
1994 Volver a empezar Freddy Landeros
1995 Pobre niña rica David
1996 Canción de amor Édgar
1996 Mi querida Isabel Marcos
1997 Mi pequeña traviesa Juan Felipe
1998 Preciosa Luis Fernando Santander Nominated - TVyNovelas Award for Best Young Lead Actor
1999 Cuento de Navidad Edmundo Soto / Toño 4 episodes
1999 Amor gitano Renzo 6 episodes
2000 DKDA: Sueños de juventud Mauricio 2 episodes
2000 Mi Destino Eres Tú Ramiro Galindo Suárez
2000 Primer amor, a mil por hora Demián Ventura Camargo
2001 El Manantial Alejandro Ramírez Insunza
2001 Primer amor, tres años después Demián Ventura Camargo Television film
2003 Amor real Colonel Adolfo Solís
2004 Prisionera Daniel Moncada
2005 Los plateados Gabriel Campuzano
2006 Amores de mercado Fernando Leira / Antonio Álamo
2007 Decisiones Fabricio Salas Episode: "Un amor para toda la vida"
2007–08 Pecados ajenos Adrián Torres Award Fama for Best Actor[11]
2010 La Loba Emiliano Alcázar
2011 Cielo rojo Andrés Renteria
2011 A corazón abierto Amante de Adela
2012 La mujer de Judas Simón Castellanos Rojas
2013 Destino Sebastián Montesinos
2014 Siempre tuya Acapulco Himself
2014 Las Bravo Leonardo Barbosa / Salvador Martínez
2016–17 Perseguidos José Vicente Solís Armenta

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Regresó por la puerta grande" (in Spanish). Zetatijuana.com. Retrieved November 3, 2011.
  2. ^ "Mauricio Islas" (in Spanish). Esmas.com. Archived from the original on June 16, 2011. Retrieved June 1, 2011.
  3. ^ "Biography of Mauricio Islas". IMDb. Retrieved June 1, 2011.
  4. ^ "Ya nació el hijo de Mauricio Islas" (in Spanish). TvNotas. February 25, 2011. Retrieved June 1, 2011.
  5. ^ "Entrenando a mi papá | Crítica". cinepremiere.com.mx (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Mauricio Islas" (in Spanish). Todotnv.com. Archived from the original on November 13, 2012. Retrieved August 28, 2011.
  7. ^ "TVyNovelas for Best Lead Actor for El Manantial" (in Spanish). YouTube. Retrieved August 27, 2011.
  8. ^ "Premio Bravo" (in Spanish). Orizabaenred.com.mx. Retrieved August 28, 2011.
  9. ^ "Enamorados de Amor Real" (in Spanish). Univision.com. Archived from the original on February 23, 2005. Retrieved August 27, 2011.
  10. ^ "Arrasa 'Amor Real' con premios" (in Spanish). Terra.com.mx. Retrieved August 28, 2011.
  11. ^ "Premios Fama 2008" (in Spanish). Fama.com. October 30, 2008. Archived from the original on October 7, 2011. Retrieved August 28, 2011.

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