José María de Tavira

José María de Tavira

José María de Tavira Bianchi is a Mexican film and stage actor.\nThe son of Mexican theatre director Luis de Tavira and Argentine actress Rosa María Bianchi, he began acting on stage with his parents; at age seven had his first participation in an adaptation of Clotilde en su casa of Jorge Ibargüengoitia, then in 1994 participated in the work Jubileo by Jose Ramon Henríquez.\nHe made his film debut in The Mask of Zorro playing the main character Alejandro Murrieta as a child. In 2002, he has a brief stint on the Mexican film Amar te duele by Fernando Sariñana. After that he went to London, England, to study drama at Royal Holloway, University of London.\nWhile studying in London, he was called to do a casting for the Mexican comedy Cansada de besar sapos. He played the role of Xavier a stage actor who falls in love with Martha, played by Ana Serradilla. The film was well received by young audiences.\nHe worked with Fernando Sariñana again in the film Enemigos íntimos as Mauricio co-starring Demián Bichir, Veronica Merchant, Ximena Sariñana, Dolores Heredia and Blanca Sanchez. This movie was shown at the XXIII International Film Festival in Guadalajara.