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José María Yázpik

Actor, Producer, Director, Writer
Born November 30, 1970 (53 years)
José María Yazpik (born November 13, 1970) is a Mexican film and television actor.

Yazpik was born in Mexico City in the bosom of a wealthy family, the son of a successful gynecologist, Dr. Jose Maria Meza, and Cristina Yazpik.

His first acting job came from a friend of his father, who produced the TV movie The brute with the angel of death. He moved to Mexico City to study at CEA of Televisa. At the CEA he studied with future celebrities like Arath de la Torre, Fabián Corres and Eduardo Rill. Upon graduating he was offered minor roles in youth soap operas on Televisa, which he wanted to refuse, however the exclusive contract with the station forced him to accept all the roles he was offered, and was additionally punished with two months without pay.He received his first major role on television in the soap opera The Dove in 1995, produced by José Rendón, which stopped production because of the tragic death of its protagonist, actor Gerardo Hemmer. The following year he participated in his second telenovela, Song of Love, produced by Luis de Llano Macedo, and in the film Última llamada, directed by Carlos Garcia Agraz. In 1997 his career began to take flight with interests in television increasingly important, playing the villain role of youth in telenovelas Pueblo chico, infierno grandeand Ángela, both produced by José Alberto Castro.
Movies & Shows on Plex
  • The Burning Plain
  • Borderland
Known For
  • Narcos: Mexico
  • Everybody Loves Somebody
  • The Burning Plain
  • Innocent Voices
  • Abel
  • Beverly Hills Chihuahua
  • There Are No Saints
  • Colosio
  • Borderland
  • The Obscure Spring
  • Cronicas
  • Polvo
  • Nicotina
  • Sr. Pig
  • Now & Then
  • Walking Vengeance
  • The Wild Adventures of El Santos
  • Un mundo maravilloso
  • Sueño
  • The Attempt Dossier
  • Morelos
  • Ilusión Nacional
  • The Blue Room
  • Fidel

Filmography

2024
2024
2024
Madame Web · as Santiago
2023
2022
There Are No Saints · as Neto Niente
2022
Now & Then (TV Series) · as Pedro
2019
Polvo · as Chato
2018
Narcos: Mexico (TV Series) · as Amado Carrillo Fuentes
2017
Mamartuile · as Cavazos
2017
The Future Ahead · as Pedro
2017
2016
Sr. Pig · as Payo
2015
Narcos (TV Series) · as Amado Carrillo Fuentes
2014
2013
Fighting for Freedom · as Oscar Salazar
2013
2013
I'm So Excited! · as Infante
2012
The Wild Adventures of El Santos · as Peyote Asesino (voice)
2012
2012
Colosio · as Andrés Vázquez
2010
Gritos de Muerte y Libertad (TV Series) · as Antonio López De Santa Anna
2010
The Attempt Dossier · as Arnulfo Arroyo
2010
Abel · as Anselmo
2010
Pablo's Hippos · as Pablo Granpa
2008
The Burning Plain · as Carlos Alarid
2008
Walking Vengeance · as Felix
2008
2007
2006
Only God Knows · as Jonathan
2006
Un mundo maravilloso · as Asesor Financiero
2005
Las vueltas del citrillo · as José Isabel
2005
Sueño · as Pancho
2004
Cronicas · as Iván Suárez
2004
Innocent Voices · as Uncle Beto
2004
Bad Education · as Extra (uncredited)
2003
Nicotina · as Joaquín
2003
2002
The Blue Room · as Roberto
2002
Talk to Her · as Extra
2002
Fidel · as Camilo Cienfuegos
1999
La vida en el espejo (TV Series) · as Mauricio Román Franco
1998
Angel (TV Series) · as René Bautista Solorzano
1997
Little Village, Big Hell (TV Series) · as Batan
1996
The Last Call · as Pizzarista
1985
Mujer, Casos de la Vida Real (TV Series) · as Cast

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