and charismatic, Mario Lopez brings the man's view every
woman wants to know more about to NBC Enterprise and
Syndication's "The Other Half." "There's three things men
always talk about - women, sports, and cars," Mario
explains. "I love talking about women because they are a
constant study and you're always learning."
Although widely known for his role as the "high
school jock" Slater on the popular NBC comedy series "Saved
By The Bell," Lopez has developed into one of the fastest
rising stars on television and film. He recently co-produced
and starred in the independent film "The Courier" where he
portrays a college student who takes a courier job to help
with tuition and finds himself unwittingly involved in a
drug smuggling ring. The film also starts Nancy O'Dell from
in San Diego, Lopez's first professional role was the
younger brother on the series "A.K.A. Pablo." Throughout the
years, Lopez has become known to television audiences
through his series regular roles on NBC's "Saved By The
Bell" and USA Network's "Pacific Blue," where he portrayed
police officer Bobby Cruz. Lopez also served as host of the
syndicated series "Name Your Adventure" and portrayed
Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis in the telefilm
"Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis Story."
His film credits include "Colors," "Depraved" and a
starring role in the 1999 independent film "Eastside." Lopez
can be seen opposite Jon Seda in the upcoming independent
film, "Rikki The Pig" -- an adaptation of William
Shakespeare's classic tragedy "Richard III" set in the
streets of East Los Angeles.
Lopez currently lives in Los Angeles.