Biography

Ponce was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico. His parents, Carlos Ponce, Sr. and Esther Freyre, emigrated from Cuba after the Cuban Revolution led by Fidel Castro. After his birth, the family moved to Humacao where Ponce was raised. As a child, he would actively participate in his school's plays and at home he would often put on a show for the family where he would sing the latest tunes. "Carlitos", as he is known in Puerto Rico, started to appear in television commercials at the age of six. He attended high school in Humacao and was a member of the school's drama club. In 1986, the Ponce family moved to Miami, Florida and Ponce continued to participate in his school's productions. He was named the best student actor of the southern region of the United States. In 1990, Ponce participated in the Southeastern Theatre Conference and competed for the chance to win a scholarship. He won and enrolled in the New World School of the Arts conservatory. However, the Spanish-language television station Univision offered Ponce the opportunity to host a show called Hablando (Talking). This was his first serious television debut and after his debut he gave up his university studies.

Ponce was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico. His parents, Carlos Ponce, Sr. and Esther Freyre, emigrated from Cuba after the Cuban Revolution led by Fidel Castro. After his birth, the family moved to Humacao where Ponce was raised. As a child, he would actively participate in his school's plays and at home he would often put on a show for the family where he would sing the latest tunes. "Carlitos", as he is known in Puerto Rico, started to appear in television commercials at the age of six. He attended high school in Humacao and was a member of the school's drama club. In 1986, the Ponce family moved to Miami, Florida and Ponce continued to participate in his school's productions. He was named the best student actor of the southern region of the United States. In 1990, Ponce participated in the Southeastern Theatre Conference and competed for the chance to win a scholarship. He won and enrolled in the New World School of the Arts conservatory. However, the Spanish-language television station Univision offered Ponce the opportunity to host a show called Hablando (Talking). This was his first serious television debut and after his debut he gave up his university studies.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 23

Birthday 1972-09-04

Place of Birth Santurce, Puerto Rico

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Jugar con Fuego (7 episodes) as Jorge Jaramillo
2016 Silvana Sin Lana (121 episodes) as Manuel Gallardo
2015 Spy as Matthew Wright
2015 Single In South Beach as Robert
2014 Cristela (22 episodes) as Felix
2014 Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy as Bonito (voice)
2013 Free Birds as Narrator/Alejandro (voice)
2013 Broken Angel (16 episodes) as Humberto Cano
2011 Dos Hogares (1 episode) as Santiago Ballesteros Ortiz
2011 Rio as Marcel (voice)
2009 Couples Retreat as Salvadore
2008 ¡Viva Hollywood! (7 episodes)
2008 Lipstick Jungle (4 episodes)
2006 Break-In
2006 Vanished as Raddimus
2006 Just My Luck as Antonio
2005 Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo as Rodrigo
2005 Complete Guide to Guys as Steve
2004 Maya & Miguel (70 episodes)
2001 Sin pecado concebido (1 episode) as Adrián Martorel
1999 Once and Again (1 episode)
1996 7th Heaven (12 episodes)
1990 Beverly Hills, 90210 (1 episode)

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