Mauricio Lara was born on 21st August 2006 in Irving, Texas. He was super eager to be on TV from a young age and often shared this passion with his mother. The young actor is fond of dancing, singing, and acting.
Mauricio’s journey to becoming an actor carries quite a story. Back in September 2013, he came to know about the open auditions in the Dallas area from his cousin, who asked him to participate in an acting camp held in Los Angeles in January 2014. This was when Mauricio stumbled upon his agent and manager.
The same year in 2014, Lara began traveling back and forth to Los Angeles with his mother. He subsequently landed his first national commercial for Lowe’s. The actor made his debut with a minor role in the 2016 movie Jerico.
Mauricio is a Spanish speaker from Ecuadorian and Dominican descent. He is fond of playing soccer as well as dancing and singing.
Mauricio Lara is playing the role of Simon in the Netflix sitcom The Healing Powers of Dude (2020)
Created by Erica Spates and Sam Littenberg-Weisberg, The Healing Powers of Dude is an American comedy series that follows an 11-year-old boy with a social anxiety disorder, named Noah Ferris (Jace Chapman). His parents get him an emotional support dog named Dude, in an effort to assist him in managing his disorder.
After getting homeschooled for years, Jace decides to give the middle school a chance following encouragement from his parents, mother Karen Ferris (Larisa Oleynik), a lawyer, and father Marvin Ferris (Tom Everett Scott), an artist.
Mauricio Lara is portraying the character of Simon, an extroverted friend of Noah. Likewise, Sophie Jaewon Kim plays Amara – a smart, disabled friend of Noah. In addition, Valerie (Gabrielle Quinn) is Noah’s crush with whom he shares similar music tastes.
Jace Chapman, Sophie Jaewon Kim, and Mauricia Lara as Noah Ferris, Amara, and Simon, respectively, in ‘The Healing Powers of Dude.’
Meanwhile, Laurel Emory portrays Embry Ferris, the younger sister of Noah, who carries a fondness for fashion. In addition, Steve Zahn plays the voice role of Dude the dog.
Mauricio Lara Career – What’s His Net Worth?
Mauricio Lara’s net worth is estimated to be $10,000.
Mauricio Lara made his acting debut with the role of Hector in the film Jerico (2016). This was followed by roles in a couple of short movies, A Lifetime Later (2017) as Courtroom Attendee and The Wetback (2018) as Jimmy.
Lara made her first small-screen appearance as Enrique in an episode of The Conners (2018). A year later, the actor featured as Ricky in season 2, episode 12 of Young Sheldon (2019). The same year, she made a minor appearance in Schooled (2019).
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In 2018-19, Lara featured in an American sitcom Teachers, playing the role of Diego for three episodes. This was followed by a small role of Dean in a procedural series 9-1-1 (2019).
Mauricio Lara’s net worth is estimated at $10,000.