Who Did Mario Lopez Play In The Bold And The Beautiful?

"The Bold and the Beautiful" has been a staple on CBS' daytime television lineup since 1987 (via Soap Hub). Over the years, the soap opera has given fans beloved characters such as Ridge Forrester (Ronn Moss), Taylor Hayes (Hunter Tylo), Brooke Logan (Katherine Kelly Lang), Liam Spencer (Scott Clifton), Nick Marone (Jack Wagner), and many more, per Soaps.

In addition to the stellar cast, the sudser has also excited fans by getting some big-name stars to join the show for recurring roles and guest appearances. Familiar faces such as Betty White, Usher, Fabio, Alan Thicke, Bob Barker, Drew Carey, Erin Moran, Tamar Braxton, Melissa Rivers, Morgan Fairchild, Perez Hilton, Sheryl Underwood, and Wayne Brady have also held roles on the popular soap, per CBS.

Even Mario Lopez previously appeared on the show, and proved that he was much more than just a former teen heartthrob when he showed off his dramatic acting skills during an emotional story arc.

Mario Lopez has been in the entertainment business since childhood

Mario Lopez has had a long acting career. He landed his first job when he was just 10 years old after being cast on the series "Kids Incorporated," a show which featured young and talented child actors and singers (via Uproxx). Over the years, Lopez built an impressive career. Of course, he's most recognized for his role as A.C. Slater on "Saved By The Bell," a part that he previously won a Young Artist Award for, per TV Guide.

Lopez also starred in the "Saved By The Bell" sequel series titled "The College Years," as well as the plastic surgery drama "Nip/Tuck." Lopez has also appeared on shows such as "Pacific Blue," and even tried his hand at ballroom dancing on "Dancing With The Stars" in 2005 (via IMDb). He's also appeared in movies such as "Unaccompanied Minors," "Get Him to the Greek," and "Husband for Hire."

However, he really made waves among daytime television fans when he took on the recurring role of Dr. Christian Ramirez on CBS' "The Bold and the Beautiful."

Mario Lopez played Dr. Christian Ramierez in 2006

In March 2006, Mario Lopez made his debut in the recurring role of Dr. Christian Ramirez on "The Bold and the Beautiful" (via Hollywood Life). The character was hired to give medical care to Felicia Forrester, who had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Christian did all that he could to save Felicia, including breaking his oath as a physician to make her a viable candidate for a liver donor, per Soap Central.

While treating Felicia, Christian developed romantic feelings for his patient. The couple even kissed during an emotional scene where Felicia had asked the doctor to help her shave her hair due to hair loss from chemotherapy. Felicia eventually made a miraculous recovery, and Christian confessed his feelings for her. However, Felicia opted to give her ex Dante Damiano a second chance.

Lopez appeared on "B&B" until September 2006, when he was written off the show, per Soaps. The actor currently stars in the Peacock revival of "Saved By The Bell," where he reprised his former role as A.C. Slater (via USA Today).

Although Lopez didn't have a long stint on "The Bold and the Beautiful," his character did share some important moments and big storylines for fans to enjoy.