He has one of the busiest schedules in Hollywood and the Summer Con weekend has been circled for a year now. Please welcome the multi-talented actor and television and radio host Mario Lopez to Puyallup this summer. He was Bayside’s resident jock in Saved By the Bell and now he’s joining Zach as part of the Washington State Summer Con’s lineup in Puyallup happening June 21st through the 23rd.

Mario Lopez is known for his portrayal of A.C. Slater while starring in the hit television comedy series Saved by the Bell from 1989 to 1993. He would later reprise the role in two TV movies and a spin-off, Saved by the Bell: The College Years and Saved by the Bell: The New Class.

Mario Lopez started to learn dance when he was three and was cast as a drummer and dancer on Kids Incorporated at eleven. Lopez starred as Olympic diver Greg Louganis in the television movie Breaking the Surface: The Greg Louganis Story. The following year, he was cast as Bobby Cruz in the USA Network series Pacific Blue; he then went on to guest star on Resurrection Blvd., Eve, and The Bad Girl’s Guide. Mario joined the cast of the daytime soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful, playing the role of Dr. Christian Ramirez.

He has appeared in numerous projects since, including the third season of Dancing with the Stars, where he finished as the runner-up and as host for the syndicated entertainment news magazine shows Extra and Access Hollywood. He has also hosted America’s Best Dance Crew for MTV and three seasons of The X Factor. Lopez has hosted the Miss America and Miss Universe pageants.