Jose Maria Yazpik Biography
(Mexican Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Carlos’ in the Film ‘The Burning Plain’)
Birthday: November 13, 1970 (Scorpio)
Born In: Mexico City, Mexico
Jose Maria Yazpik is a Mexican actor who rose to fame after starring in the critically acclaimed film ‘The Obscure Spring’. Yazpik realized he was passionate about acting in his first year at law school. He dropped out of law and studied acting at Centro de Educación Artística of Televisa in Mexico. After graduating, he landed many minor roles in films and TV series in Mexico. A major role eluded him until 2001, when he was finally cast as a lead character in the drama ‘Cara o Cruz’. The series was popular in the country and established Yazpik’s status as an actor. Despite this success, he spent the next decade being cast in supporting roles in both films and TV series. He received his second breakthrough in 2014 after starring as the protagonist in the hit film ‘The Obscure Spring’, which was a global success. He won the Grand Jury Prize at the Miami Film Festival for his performance in the movie. Since then, Yazpik has remained a popular actor and has worked in ‘Narcos’, ‘Narcos: Mexico’, and ‘Everybody Loves Somebody’. His latest project ‘The Jesuit’ is scheduled for release this year.