Mayrín Villanueva

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Mayrín Villanueva
Born Mayrín Villanueva Ulloa
(1970-10-08) October 8, 1970 (age 43)
Mexico City, D.F., Mexico
Occupation Actress
Years active 1998-present

Mayrín Villanueva (born Mayrín Villanueva Ulloa on October 8, 1970 in Mexico City, Mexico) is a Mexican soap opera actress. She has appeared in ten telenovelas and six other programs since 1997.

In addition, she has also posed for multiple magazines. She was considered for the role of Julia Montaño in the 2004 telenovela Apuesta por un Amor; the role was eventually given to Patricia Manterola.

She starred as the protagonist in the 2013 telenovela Mentir para vivir.[1][2] Now she will star as one of the main antagonists in Juan Osorio's new telenovela Mi Corazón Es Tuyo which will start airing sometime later this year.



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Preciosa Claudia Ortiz Supporting Role
La Mentira Nicole Belot Special Appearance
1999 Alma Rebelde Paula Supporting Role
1999-2000 Cuento de Navidad Spirit TV Mini-Series
2000 Siempre te amaré Berenice Castellanos Paragas Supporting Role
2001 Amigas y Rivales Georgina Sánchez Supporting Role
2003 Niña Amada Mía Diana Soriano Rivera Co-protagonist
2004-05 Mujer de Madera Mariana Rodríguez Supporting Role
2006-07 La Fea Más Bella Jacqueline Palacios Special Appearance
2007 Amor sin Maquillaje Paula Dávila Special Appearance
2007-08 Yo Amo a Juan Querendón Paula Dávila Escobar de Farell/Paula Dávila Escobar Protagonist
2011-12 Una familia con suerte Rebeca "Rebe/Becky" Treviño Garza Protagonist
2012-13 Porque el amor manda Rebeca Treviño de López Special Appearance
2013 Mentir para vivir Oriana Caligaris de Falcón/Ines Valdivia Aresti de Sanchez Protagonist
2014 Mi Corazón Es Tuyo Isabela Vázquez de Castro Main Antagonist

Other shows[edit]

Year Title Notes
2004 Don Francisco Presenta Special Guest
Big Brother VIP: México Herself
Vas o No Vas con Boletazo
2005 TVyNovelas Awards
100 Mexicanos Dijeron
Vecinos Silvia Olvera
2006 TVyNovelas Awards Herself
2007 Mi Generación Romina

Awards & Nominations[edit]

TVyNovelas Awards[edit]

Year Category Serie/Telenovela Result
2003 Best Female Revelation Niña amada mía Won
2007 Best Comedic Performance Vecinos Nominated
2008 Best Lead Actress Yo amo a Juan Querendón
2012 Una familia con suerte
2014 Mentir para vivir


In late 2007 it was reported by several newspapers that Mayrín Villanueva had landed the role of "Bond girl" in the 2008 James Bond film Quantum of Solace.[3] A press release later issued by a representative of the official casting agency for the film, Ricardo Hernández, stated that Mayrín had not been cast.[4]


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