Jorge Poza

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Jorge Poza
Born Jorge Alberto Poza Pérez
(1977-06-26) June 26, 1977 (age 37)
Tulancingo, Hidalgo, Mexico
Occupation Actor
Years active 1990-present
Spouse(s) Mayrín Villanueva (m.1997-div.2008)
Children Romina & Sebastián (b. 2003)

Jorge Poza (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈxorxe ˈposa] born Jorge Alberto Poza Pérez on June 26, 1977 in Tulancingo, Hidalgo, Mexico) is a Mexican actor of films and television.


Poza was born on June 26, 1977 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 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 produccer 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, and hosted a morning TV show called Hoy which has being Televisa's morning show for years, changing the casts in different periods. during his period 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. Confirmed by Pedro Torres via Twitter that Jorge Poza will be filming the First episode of Mujeres Asesinas 3 which is Elena,Protectora' with Rocio Banquells. Filming will start May 31 in Mexico D.F.

In 2011 he starred in the Mexican version of Rafaela with Scarlet Ortiz and produced by Nathalie Lartilleux. The following year, in 2012, would make his first antagonistic in Cachito de Cielo with Maite Perroni and Pedro Fernandez. In 2014, he would make his second main antagonistic of 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 life[edit]

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 August 2003.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
1989-90 Simplemente Maria José Ignacio López/Chucho Supporting Role
1991 Bandidos Miguel Film
1992 El abuelo y yo Perico Supporting Role
1992-93 Ángeles sin paraíso "Chato" Supporting Role
1995 Si Dios me quita la vida Supporting Role
1997-98 Mi generación Sebastián TV series
1998 Rencor apasionado Antonio "Tony" Mendiola Supporting Role
Preciosa Robin Supporting Role
1998-99 El diario de Daniela Carlos Supporting Role
1999 Por tu amor David Parra Supporting Role
2000-01 Por un beso' Agustín Aguilar Supporting Role
2001 Atrévete a olvidarme El Gato Supporting Role
2001 El segundo aire Ricardo Film
2001-02 El Manantial Héctor Luna/Héctor Ramírez Rivero Supporting Role
2002-03 Clase 406 Francisco Romero Protagonist
2003-04 Velo de novia Rafael Sosa/Ernesto Sosa Supporting Role
2004-05 Mujer de Madera Rogelio Rebollar Supporting Role
2005 Contra viento y marea Mateo Lizárraga Supporting Role
2006-07 Hoy Himself TV Show
2007 S.O.S.: Sexo y otros Secretos TV series
2008-09 Alma de Hierro Sebastián Hierro Jiménez de la Corcuera Supporting Role
2010 Mujeres Asesinas 3 Pablo 1 Episode: "Elena, protectora"
2011 Rafaela José María Báez Protagonist
2012 Cachito de Cielo Fabio Montenegro Main Antagonist
2013 Cásate conmigo TV series
2014 La Gata Mariano Martínez Negrete Supporting Role

Awards & Nominations[edit]

TVyNovelas Awards[edit]

Year Category Program/Telenovela 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 Plata[edit]

Year Category Film Result
2001 Best Male Co-Acting El segundo aire Nominated[2]


  1. ^ (12 July 2008). Mayrín y Jorge Poza se separaron, Univision, Retrieved November 17, 2010
  2. ^ Nominaciones Diosas de Plata 2001

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