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Mario Antonio Cimarro Paz (born June 1, 1971) is a Cuban-American actor.
Mario's long dream was to become an actor. He studied intensively with preeminent teachers, including Adriana Barraza (Oscar Nominee) and Bill Alderson. Upon graduation with a degree in drama, he began to pursue roles that would allow him to grow as an artist. Making his big screen debut in the Baz Luhrmann directed Romeo + Juliet with Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes. He appeared with Louis Gossett, Jr. (Oscar Winner) in Managua. Travelled from the US to Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia and Nigeria where he worked with top writers, producers and directors. Mario had the opportunity to star in several great Latin-American cultural iconic series Made in USA including Pasión De Gavilanes and El Cuerpo del Deseo, accomplishing his desire to work with iconic writer Julio Jimenez and director Rodrigo Triana. Relentless about creating he then chose to pursue and starred in Rockaway for First Look Studios directed by the Crook Brothers, for which he received critical acclaim for his portrayal of Juju. He also starred as SN coproducing the film Puras Joyitas directed by Cesar Oropeza, which has quickly rose to become a number one Box Office hit in Venezuela. On the small screen, Mario has a recurring role on the USA Network's Necessary Roughness. He plays the role of Augusto, a Spanish chef that returns incognito to team up with Dr. Dani (played by Callie Thorne) in an effort to surprise Jeanette. When he is not traveling the world working, he resides in Southern California.