Mauricio Mendoza is a talented actor and producer. He is co-founder of True Form Films INC., and Shortcut2Hollywood. Mauricio has starred in many notable films and tv-series in the entertainment industry. He currently has some great projects in the works that are officially confirmed! Read our exclusive interview with Mauricio Mendoza below:
Q: Where are you originally from and where are you located now on the map?
Mauricio Mendoza – A: I was born in Davis, CA, but my parents are from Bogota, Colombia. From 3 to 12 years old, I lived in Colombia. I currently reside in Los Angeles, CA, in Sherman Oaks.
Q: Mauricio, you are known for starring in a variety of popular TV series and films for top network channels, including Resurrection Blvd, Blow, Reboot,Law & Order, Criminal Minds and many more! What would you say motivates and inspires you to be the best at your profession and do you have a top 3 favorite actors, filmmakers, or directors that you would like to work with in the business?
Mauricio Mendoza – A: When I saw actor Raul Julia doing Shakespeare, musical theater, and movies, I said I wanted to be just like him. So I went and trained. I have two degrees, one of which is a BFA in Musical Theater and the other is a MFA in Classical Theater.
Q: What is your fav genre in film ( Drama, Comedy,Action, a little bit of all) ?
Mauricio Mendoza – A: All of the above.
Q: Can you share with us something people may not know about you? Any hobbies or other secret talents you have and or like to do in your spare time?
Mauricio Mendoza – A: Most people know that I like to nap during part of my day. I believe in it, and It’s part of my health regimen. I love to time travel.
Q: What are some projects that you’ve just wrapped up recently or that you’re currently working on now?
Mauricio Mendoza – A: Through our company, True Form Films, Inc., we have developed our passion project, “Her Choices’ which will go into production March of 2023.
I partnered up, developed, and created a television show with actor and director Michael Delorenzo, which we are shopping around now. It’s called “Below The Belt.”
I’m recurring on Hulu’s show “Reboot.”
I’ve completed working on Tim Allen’s new series for Disney+ The Santa Clauses, where I play Papai Noel and also wrapped “Shrapnel” with Jason Patric
At the start of the year, I produced a film in Mexico called “Final Vow” for Grandave Productions; I also acted in it.
People will also see me in a State Farm commercial running now.
My next acting job is in 2 films “Ruthless “ starring Dermot Mulroney, and “Gringo Hunters’ which will be filmed in Mexico.
Q: How would you explain your year so far in one word?
Mauricio Mendoza – A: BLESSED.