Luis Ernesto Franco was born in Tepic, Nayarit. He is a Mexican actor, writer and producer. At the age of 18 he moved to Mexico City to study acting at the CEFAC (Centro de Formación Actoral) of TV Azteca where he had the most prominent teachers of the country such as Raúl Quintanilla, Héctor Mendoza and Dora Cordero to mention a few. After graduating from the school, he is part of the play Te Odio, written by Ximena Escalante and directed by Dora Cordero.
In 2004, Luis Ernesto Franco receives his first opportunity to participate in the film industry with Esperanza, written and directed by Fina Torres. After this project, several opportunities of making films opened for him, participating in productions such as El Garabato, Pamela por Amor, Amar, 2033, Amor en Fin, Tlatelolco, Colosio: El asesinato, Los Inadaptados (The Misfits), No sé si cortarme las venas, Obediencia Perfecta, El Cumple de la Abuela and Malacopa among others.
In the theater industry he participated in the play Fresas en Invierno, written by Evelyne de la Chenelière and directed by Raúl Quintanilla; Sicario, written and directed by Felipe Fernández del Paso; No sé si cortarme las venas o dejármelas largas of Manolo Caro, 22-22 of Odin Duperyron and Extraños en un tren.
He has participated in more than 10 television productions.
Luis Ernesto is one of the founders of the production company Los Güeros, where he had produced Los Inadapatados (The Misfits), Detrás del Poder (Behind the Power), Lo que Podríamos Ser, Mejor ponte a Trabajar, Bajo Tortura (Under Torture), El Cumple de la Abuela and Cuatro Lunas, among others. Currently, he is working in the development of the next film of Los Güeros.