Mauricio Mendoza was born in Davis, California, but was raised
in Colombia, South American. Holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts
with an Emphasis in Musical Theatre from United States
International University in San Diego. He also received his
M.F.A. from the University of San Diego and the Old Globe
actor professional training program. For the last sixteen years
Mauricio has worked continuously in Los Angeles appearing in
film, television and theatrical productions.
He successfully completed three seasons as a series regular on Showtime’s Resurrection Blvd., as well as one season on the Telemundo/
Sony Tri-Star series, Angeles. Most recently, Mauricio has been working on an ongoing prime time soap opera, HACIENDA HEIGHTS. Mauricio’s just completed two projects, feature films Unknowns & Hearts of Man.
Film and television credits include: La sorpresa del katch, Confessions of a gangster, The Shifting, Law and Order LA, The Nine lives of Chole, Judging Amy, 24, King of Queens, Babylon 5, Undercovers, NCIS, Lincoln Heights, Cold Case, Virgin of Akron Ohio, Just for Kicks, Days of our lives, WingCommander, Everybody Hates Chris, Sueños de Fama, Searchof Aztlan and Blow starring Johnny Depp.
Theatre credits include: Water & Power, School of the Americas, The Fantastic’s, Nine, Into the Woods, Zoot Suit, West Side Story, Man of La Mancha, Evita, Zorro Live, Much Ado about Nothing, Taming of the Shrew, Lalo Guerrero, Fastasma, a 1940’s version of Romeo and Juliet, Ed Begley, Jr.’s critically acclaimed musical Cesar and Ruben, as well as director of La Posada Magica for Hispanic Arts Theatre. He often shares the stage with his twin brother Carlos Mendoza in The New Mambo Kings, a musical revue which he conceived and co-created with Carlos, he also serves as executive producer of Angels Flight Productions and Imagen nominated web series Encounters, which you can find at www.encounterswebseries.com