Date of Birth:2 February 1978, Montevideo, Uruguay
Height:5' 6¼" (1.68 m)
Barbara Mori was born February 2, 1978 in Montevideo, Uruguay. At the age of 3, when her Japanese-Uruguayan father and her Mexican mother divorced, Mori moved to Mexico. While working as a waitress at the age of 14, fashion designer Marcos Toledo invited her to work as a model. She later studied acting in El Centro de Estudios de Formación Actoral. Mori first acted in the telenovela, "Al Norte del Corazón".
Mori started work modeling and later became a telenovela actress with TV Azteca, when she starred in the soap opera Azul Tequila. Her big break came in 2004, with the telenovela Rubí (a remake of the 1968 series) by rival network Televisa, in which she played the main character.
In 1998, she got her first leading role as Azul in the series "Azul Tequila". A year later she filmed the series "Me Muero por Tí" in Miami. She participated in her first movie in 2000, in the Mexican comedy "Inspiración" opposite 'Arath De La Torre'. Later, she acted in various other telenovelas including, "Amor Descarado" and the high rated Mexican soap "Rubí".
|Sergio Mayer||(1997 - 2000) (divorced) 1 child|
Two siblings; actress Kenya Mori and Kintaro Mori.
Her favorite actors are Sean Penn, Meryl Streep.
Her favorite movie is 21 Grams (2003).
One of her hobbies is singing.
Barbara Mori also has a son with actor, Sergio Mayer.
Her paternal grandfather was Japanese.
She has confessed that one of her most cherished dreams is to work with Francis Ford Coppola.
The actress has her own lingerie line, and uses her image to support charitable causes such as the fight against breast cancer in Mexico.
Is a cervical cancer survivor.
Is the first Mexican actress to star in a Bollywood film, Kites (2010/I).
- Viento en Contra (2011) Luisa Braniff
- 1 a Minute (2010/2011) Star
- Kites (2010) as Natasha/Linda
- Spanish beauty (2010)
- Violanchelo "Amor, dolor y viceversa" (2009) as Consuelo
- Cosas insignificantes (2008) as Paola
- Por siempre (2007)
- Robots (2005) as Cappy (Spanish language version)
- La mujer de mi hermano ("The wife of my brother") (2005) as Zoe
- Pretendiendo ("Pretending") (2005) as Helena/Amanda
- Inspiración (2000)
- Rubí (2004) as Rubí Perez de Ferrer/Fernanda Rivera Perez
- Amor Descarado (2003) as Fernanda Lira
- Mirada de mujer: El regreso (2003)
- Súbete A Mi Moto (2002) as Nelly
- Amor es... querer con alevosía (2001) as Carolina
- Me muero por ti (1999)
- Azul Tequila (1998) as Azul
- Mirada de mujer (1998) as Mónica San Millán
- Al norte del corazón (1997)
- Tric Trac (1997)