High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Valentino Lanús (born May 3, 1975 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal) is a Mexican actor. His parents are Margarita and Luis Alberto. Valentino is the second of four siblings, and is also the only male. He began his career as a model, known by the name of Valentino Mazza and later enrolled in Televisa's CEA (Centro de Educación Artística). It was then when telenovela producer Carla Estrada invited him to participate in some episodes of María Isabel (1997), alongside Adela Noriega. He later received roles in Amor Gitano (1999), La Casa en la Playa (2000) and Pedro Damian's Primer amor... a mil por hora (2000), where he played Imanol Jáuregui Tasso, alongside Ana Layevska, Anahí, Kuno Becker, and Sebastián Rulli. His charisma and acting style placed him among the favorites.