Mauricio Islas

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Mauricio Islas
Born Juan Mauricio Islas Ilescas
(1973-08-16) August 16, 1973 (age 40)
Mexico City, Mexico
Occupation Actor
Years active 1992 - present
Notable work(s) El manantial
Amor real
Prisionera
Amores de Mercado
Pecados Ajenos
Cielo Rojo
Website
mauricioislasonline.com

Mauricio Islas (born Juan Mauricio Islas Ilescas on 16 August 1973) is a Mexican television and film actor. He is best known for his work in telenovelas.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

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

Career[edit]

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 life[edit]

On November 29, 2001, he married Venezuelan singer, Patricia Villasaña. They had a daughter, Camila, born on May 3, 2002. They divorced in 2006.[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]

Filmography[edit]

Telenovelas
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Destino Sebastian Montesinos
2012 La Mujer de Judas Simon Castellanos
2012 A Corazón Abierto Special appearance
2011 Cielo Rojo Andrés Rentería
2010 La Loba Emiliano Alcazar First telenovela for Azteca
2007-2008 Pecados Ajenos Adrián Torres Award Fama for Best Actor[5]
2006 Amores de Mercado Antonio Álamo
2005 Decisiones Fabricio Salas
2005 Los Plateados Gabriel Campuzano
2004 Prisionera Daniel Moncada Telemundo
2003 Amor real Adolfo Solís
Felipe Santamaría
Sol de Oro for Best Antagonist[6]
Califa de Oro for Best Antagonist[7]
Nominated - TVyNovelas Award for Best Male Antagonist
2001 El manantial Alejandro Ramírez Insunza TVyNovelas Award for Best Lead Actor[8]
El Heraldo Award for Best Television Actor
Bravo Award for Best Lead Actor[9]
2000 Primer amor... a mil por hora Demian Ventura Nominated - TVyNovelas Award for Best Male Antagonist
Eres Award for Best Antagonist[10]
2000 Mi destino eres tú Ramiro Galindo Suárez
1999 DKDA: Sueños de juventud Mauricio
1999 Amor gitano Renzo
1998 Preciosa Luis Fernando Nominated - TVyNovelas Award for Best Young Lead Actor
1997 Mi pequeña traviesa Juan Felipe
1997 Mi querida Isabel Marcos
1996 Canción de amor Edgar
1995 Pobre niña rica David
1994 Volver a empezar Freddy Landeros
1992 Mágica juventud Alfredo
1992 Carrusel de las Américas N/A Televisa
Films
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Viento en contra Matías Parga
2010 El secreto Maurice de Gavrillac
2009 El cártel Santos
2006 Ambiciona Raúl
2005 Don de Dios N/A
2002 Punto y aparte Sergio
2001 Primer amor... tres años después Demián Ventura Camargo TV movie

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Regresó por la puerta grande" (in Spanish). Zetatijuana.com. Retrieved November 3, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Mauricio Islas" (in Spanish). Esmas.com. 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. ^ "Premios Fama 2008" (in Spanish). Fama.com. October 30, 2008. Retrieved August 28, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Enamorados de Amor Real" (in Spanish). Univision.com. Retrieved August 27, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Arrasa 'Amor Real' con premios" (in Spanish). Terra.com.mx. Retrieved August 28, 2011. 
  8. ^ "TVyNovelas for Best Lead Actor for El Manantial" (in Spanish). YouTube. Retrieved August 27, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Premio Bravo" (in Spanish). Orizabaenred.com.mx. Retrieved August 28, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Mauricio Islas" (in Spanish). Todotnv.com. Retrieved August 28, 2011. 

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