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Marcel Ruiz Age, Height, Parents, Siblings

Everybody needs a guide in some part of their life. And parents are the ones who always guide their children on the right path. People still want something in return even for a small help. But parents are always helping their children without thinking about their profit. Also, both father and mother give all the things that they have to their children. Even there many qualities that people pass on to their offspring naturally through their genes.

Moreover, acting is also one of those qualities that are also passed on as a legacy to offspring. Similarly, Marcel Ruiz seems to get his acting talent in the inheritance from his family. The child has the ability from his birth. Though it was only a hobby for him in the beginning later, he started getting serious about it. It was his parents who involved Marcel in the industry from an early age.

Marcel Ruiz is famous for playing the role of Alex Alvarez on the Netflix reboot of “One day at a Time.” He belongs to the family where his mother and father have already established their name in the film industry. Like his parents, he has also been showing his excellent acting skills from his first appearance.


Parents are our first teachers. They teach us our first word. The way one behaves and shows himself in a society depends on their upbringing and the environment of the family. Also, one mainly walks on the path created by their parents. And Marcel has a significant advantage from his parents. As both his mother and father belong to the film industry, he has an excellent opportunity to observe them and learn from them.

Marcel is the son of Carlitos Ruiz Ruiz and Mariem Perez Riera. His father got a BFA in Filmmaking from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago. Then he started working as a director for music videos and commercials. He has also won the jury prize at the San Juan Cinemafest, Best Short Film at the Hamptons Film Festival, Best Short Film for the School of the Art Institute Fellowship and The Weisner Award for Distribution. Marcel’s mother got her Bachelor degree in Film direction from the University of Miami and continued her education in documentary cinema with a degree in Continuing Studies from New York University. She is also interested in editing and had edited the blockbuster film from rapper Daddy Yankee “Talento de Barrio.” Marcel has a sibling. He has a younger sister named Lucia Ruiz.

Marcel’s Short Bio

On July 9, 2003, Marcel Ruiz was born in Puerto Rico. His current age is 15 years old. His height is 5 feet 6 inches. Marcel moved to LA to pursue his acting career more seriously at the age of 9. He appeared in commercials for Old Navy. Roman Coppola directed the commercial. Isabella Gomez was his co-star in “One Day At A Time.” He also has his YouTube Channel. And Marcel enjoys filmmaking and editing content. He also writes music. He also loves photography and excels in athletics including basketball and soccer.

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