Mario Lopez (b. 1973) is an American television personality and actor best remembered for his role of A.C. Slater on Saved by the Bell. Lopez has hosted Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade and Animal Planet's 50 Greatest TV Animals, both of which featured appearances by the Muppets and was a regular panelist on the talk show The Other Half.
He appeared in a season 43 episode of Sesame Street as a news reporter for EXTRA Sesame Street, parodying his role as an entertainment reporter.
Among Lopez's other credits are appearing in A Chorus Line on Broadway, hosting MTV's America's Best Dance Crew, and being a contestant on the third season of Dancing with the Stars.