A Fireside Chat with Actor and Activist Tenoch Huerta
Actor, author, and activist Tenoch Huerta brings undeniable complexity and insights to his roles onscreen and his compelling conversations. Huerta combines his professional career with activism against racism and discrimination and speaks out in favor of various social causes including equality and the construction of new masculinities.
The Power of Representation – in Storytelling and Society
Breakout Black Panther: Wakanda Forever star Tenoch Huerta is a powerful advocate for representation in the film and television industry and beyond. In insightful remarks ranging from colorism to the construction of new masculinities, Huerta shares how stereotypes impact society, contributing to broader issues, and steps organizations and individuals can take to advocate for diversity in our workplaces, communities, and world.
Tenoch Huerta is a Mexican actor, writer and film producer. Best known for his performances in Netflix's Narcos: Mexico, The Forever Purge, Days of Grace, Güeros and Sin Nombre. Recently he joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe with his character Namor, in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
He combines his professional career with activism against racism and discrimination and speaks out in favor of various social causes including equality and the construction of new masculinities.
Huerta has participated in more than 70 films and tv series and has won the Ariel award for Best Actor, presented by the Mexican Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences. Tenoch holds a degree in Communication and Journalism from the National Autonomous University of Mexico.