From a young age, Mauricio showed interest in the performance by participating in various local activities and works, but it was at age 16 that he got his first professional opportunity on the TV show La Otra Cosa by Héctor Suárez. After studying in Los Angeles he got a small role in the movie Message in a Bottle, alongside actors like Kevin Costner and Robin Wright. After his first works, he returned to Mexico where actor and producer Humberto Zurita and his wife Cristian Bach give him the opportunity to star in his first telenovela with Bárbara Mori, titled Azul Tequila, which premiered in 1998. The following year he is chosen by Elisa Salinas to star in the telenovela Háblame de amor with Danna García. After entering in the television, decides to act in works of theaters and its first putting in scene was in "Equus" with which it obtains to several recognitions, among them the prize to "Actor Revelation in Theater" by the National Association of Theater Critics. In 2000 he returned to Los Angeles and participated in the series produced by Diane Ruggiero, entitled That's Life. At the end of this one returned to Mexico to act along to Lorena Rojas in the telenovela Como en el cine (2001), for Televisión Azteca. In 2003 i participate in the telenovela Mirada de mujer, el regreso, sequel of Mirada de mujer. Also he was part of the cast of productions like Ladies' Night, in 2004 on 7 mujeres, 1 homosexual y Carlos, along to Adriana Fonseca, Rogelio Guerra, Luis Felipe Tovar and Ninel Conde. In 2005 he appeared in the thriller film, Ver, oír y callar, along to Luis Felipe Tovar and Paola Núñez. Also, it acted in the series Amarte así, Frijolito, in the character of "Ignacio"; and in the film Tres, by Carlos Valdivia.