Born in San Diego, California on October 10th 1973 to parents Mario Sr. and Elvira, Mario's first professional role was on the series, a.k.a. Pablo (1984). Mario is probably best known to youngsters, however, as 'A.C. Slater' from NBC's popular 1980's teen comedy series Saved by the Bell (1989).
Among Mario's other credits are several other popular television series, such as Pacific Blue (1995) and also the movies Colors (1988), Depraved (1996) and Eastside (1999). Mario has also proven himself as a talented presenter and has already hosted such series as Name Your Adventure(1993), The Other Half (2001) and Pet Star (2003).
Mario has a younger sister, Marissa, who is married to Houston Texans linebacker, Kailee Wong.
His true passion in life is dancing. He has aspirations of one day dancing at Radio City music hall in New York City.
He proposed to actress/model Ali Landry in summer 2003.
He is a talented drummer and played drums on the 80s show Kids Incorporated.
Mario López's Scores
|King Rikki||May 3, 2002||Juan Vallejo||8.3|
|Get Him to the Greek||Jun 4, 2010||Himself||6.9|
|Champs||Mar 13, 2015||Producer||9.0|
|The Smurfs 2||Jul 31, 2013||Social Smurf||3.5|
|Outta Time||Apr 12, 2002||Co-Producer / David Morales||6.7|
|The Stream||Oct 18, 2013||Paxton's Dad||tbd|