Mayrín Villanueva

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Villanueva and the second or maternal family name is Ulloa.
Mayrín Villanueva
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Born Mayrín Villanueva Ulloa
(1970-10-08) October 8, 1970 (age 44)
Mexico City, D.F., Mexico
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1998-present
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Spouse(s) Jorge Poza (1997-2008)
Eduardo Santamarina (2009-present)
Children Romina & Sebastián (b. 2003)
Julia (b. 2009)

Mayrín Villanueva (born Mayrín Villanueva Ulloa on October 8, 1970 in Mexico City, D.F., Mexico) is a Mexican actress and model.

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 antagonist in Juan Osorio's new telenovela Mi Corazón Es Tuyo which will airing this year.


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Preciosa Claudia Ortiz Supporting Role
La Mentira Nicole Belot Special Appearance
1999 Alma Rebelde Paula Supporting Role
1999-00 Cuento de Navidad Spirit TV Mini-Series
2000 Siempre te amaré Berenice Paragas de Castellanos Supporting Role
2001 Aventuras En El Tiempo Urraca Valdepeña (young) Special Appearance
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/de Domínguez Protagonist
2011-12 Una familia con suerte Rebeca "Rebe/Becky" Treviño Garza de López 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
2014-15 Mi Corazón Es Tuyo Isabela Vázquez de Castro Main Antagonist
Series, TV Show
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Don Francisco Presenta Herself TV Show
Vas o No Vas con Boletazo TV Show
2005 TVyNovelas Awards TV Special Show
100 Mexicanos Dijeron TV Show
Vecinos Silvia Olvera TV Series
2006 TVyNovelas Awards Herself TV Special Show
2007 Mi Generación Romina TV Series
2014 La CQ Rebeca Arranco de Barragán TV Series

Awards & Nominations[edit]

Year Awards Category Nominee Result
2003 TVyNovelas Awards 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
2015 Best Female Antagonist Mi corazón es tuyo Nominated


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]