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
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|The X Factor: Season 1||Sep 21, 2011||Host||5.7|
|H8R: Season 1||Sep 14, 2011||Host||1.5|
|Randy Jackson Presents: America's Best Dance Crew: Season 1||Jan 26, 2008||Host||8.0|
|Holiday in Handcuffs||Dec 9, 2007||Clay Martin||10|
|Dancing With the Stars: Season 3||Sep 12, 2006||Season 3 - Celebrity Dancer||2.5|
|Nip/Tuck: Season 4||Sep 5, 2006||Dr. Mike Hamoui||7.8|
|The Bold and the Beautiful: Season 20||Mar 23, 2006||Christian RamiRez / Christian Ramirez||tbd|
|I Love the ‘80s: 3D: Season 1||Oct 24, 2005||Himself||tbd|
|The Bold and the Beautiful: Season 19||Mar 23, 2005||Christian Ramirez||tbd|
|The Ellen DeGeneres Show: Season 1||Sep 8, 2003||Himself||8.3|
|Nip/Tuck: Season 1||Jul 22, 2003||Dr. Mike Hamoui||7.4|
|Who Wants To Marry My Dad?: Season 1||Jul 14, 2003||Host||tbd|
|Who Wants To Marry My Dad?: Season 2||Jun 21, 2003||Host||tbd|
|The View: Season 1||Aug 11, 1997||Co-Host||tbd|
|Saved by the Bell: The College Years: Season 1||May 22, 1993||A.C. Slater||0.5|
|Saved by the Bell: Season 4||Nov 27, 1992||A.C. Slater||9.0|
|Saved by the Bell: Season 3||Sep 14, 1991||A.C. Slater||9.0|
|Saved by the Bell: Season 2||Sep 8, 1990||A.C. Slater||9.0|
|Saved by the Bell: Season 1||Aug 20, 1989||A.C. Slater||9.2|