Mayrín Villanueva

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Villanueva and the second or maternal family name is Ulloa.
Mayrín Villanueva
Born Mayrín Villanueva Ulloa
(1970-10-08) October 8, 1970
Toluca, México, Mexico
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1998-present
Height 171 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Spouse(s) Jorge Poza (1997-2008)
Eduardo Santamarina (2009-present)
Children Romina & Sebastián (b. 2003)
Julia (b. 2009)

Mayrín Villanueva (born Mayrín Villanueva Ulloa on October 8, 1970, in Toluca, México, Mexico) is a Mexican actress and model.

She has also posed for multiple magazines. She was considered for the role of Julia Montaño in the 2004 telenovela Apuesta por un Amor; the role was eventually given to Patricia Manterola.

She starred as the protagonist in the 2013 telenovela Mentir para vivir.[1][2]


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Preciosa Claudia OrtizSupporting Role
La Mentira Nicole Belot Special Appearance
1999 Alma Rebelde Paula Supporting Role
1999-00 Cuento de Navidad SpiritTV Mini-Series
2000 Siempre te amaré Berenice Paragas de Castellanos Supporting Role
2001 Aventuras En El Tiempo Urraca Valdepeña (young) Special Appearance
2001 Amigas y Rivales Georgina Sánchez Supporting Role
2003 Niña Amada Mía Diana Soriano RiveraCo-protagonist
2004-05 Mujer de Madera Mariana RodríguezSupporting Role
2006-07 La Fea Más Bella Jacqueline Palacios Special Appearance
2007 Amor sin Maquillaje Paula Dávila Special Appearance
2007-08 Yo Amo a Juan Querendón Paula Dávila Escobar de Farell/de DomínguezProtagonist
2011-12 Una familia con suerte Rebeca "Rebe/Becky" Treviño Garza de López Protagonist
2012-13 Porque el amor manda Rebeca Treviño de López Special Appearance
2013 Mentir para vivir Oriana Caligaris de Falcón/Ines Valdivia Aresti de Sanchez Protagonist
2014-15 Mi Corazón Es Tuyo Isabela Vázquez de Castro Main Antagonist
2016 Corazón que miente Lucia Castellanos Sáenz de Ferrer Special Appearance
2016 Mujeres de negro Vanessa Leal de Zamora Protagonist
Series, TV Show
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Don Francisco Presenta HerselfTV Show
Vas o No Vas con Boletazo TV Show
2005TVyNovelas Awards TV Special Show
100 Mexicanos Dijeron TV Show
VecinosSilvia OlveraTV Series
2006TVyNovelas Awards HerselfTV Special Show
2007 Mi Generación RominaTV Series
2014 La CQ Rebeca Arranco de BarragánTV Series

Awards and nominations

Year Awards Category Nominee Result
2003TVyNovelas Awards Best Female Revelation Niña Amada Mía Won
2007Best Comedic Performance Vecinos Nominated
2008Best Lead ActressYo Amo a Juan Querendón
2012 Una familia con suerte
2014 Mentir para vivir
2015Best Female Antagonist Mi corazón es tuyo


In late 2007 it was reported by several newspapers that Mayrín Villanueva had landed the role of "Bond girl" in the 2008 James Bond film Quantum of Solace.[3] A press release later issued by a representative of the official casting agency for the film, Ricardo Hernández, stated that Mayrín had not been cast.[4]


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