Actores y Directores

by juanh_jc | created - 09 Aug 2018 | updated - 10 Nov 2018 | Public

1. Eugenio Derbez

Actor | No se aceptan devoluciones

Actor, writer, director and producer, Eugenio Derbez has a degree in Film Directing from the Mexican Institute of Cinematography and Theater, as well as a degree in Acting from Televisa's Acting School. He has also studied and is trained in the arts of Dance, Music and Singing, and still today he ...

2. Omar Chaparro

Actor | No manches Frida

A talented and electrifying actor distinguished by his comedic skills, versatility and personality, Omar Chaparro is a magnate in the world of entertainment in Mexico and the US Hispanic Market. His 10 million followers on social media attest to his personable like-ability on screen. In 2018, he ...

3. Gael García Bernal

Actor | Mozart in the Jungle

Gael García Bernal was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, to Patricia Bernal, an actress and model, and José Ángel García, an actor and director. His stepfather is cinematographer Sergio Yazbek. García Bernal began his acting career as a child, working with his parents in a variety of plays. When...

4. Diego Luna

Actor | Rogue One

Diego Luna Alexander was born on December 29, 1979 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Alejandro Luna and Fiona Alexander, who worked as a costume designer. His father is Mexican and his mother was British, of Scottish and English descent. His mother died when Diego was only two, in a car accident. He soon ...

5. Kuno Becker

Actor | Goal!

Kuno Becker was born on January 14, 1978 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Eduardo Kuno Becker Paz. He is an actor and director, known for Goal! The Dream Begins (2005), Goal II: Living the Dream (2007) and Panic 5 Bravo (2013).

6. Joaquín Cosio

Actor | Quantum of Solace

Joaquín Cosio was born in 1962 in Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico. He is an actor, known for Quantum of Solace (2008), The Lone Ranger (2013) and El Narco (2010).

7. Damián Alcázar

Actor | La ley de Herodes

Damián Alcázar (born January 8, 1953 in Patzcuaro, Michoacán, Mexico) is a Mexican actor, who is best known for portraying Colombian drug lord Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela in the Netflix series Narcos.

Damián Alcázar studied acting first at the National Institute of Fine Arts and at the Theatrical ...

8. Salma Hayek

Actress | Frida

One of Hollywood's most dazzling leading actresses, Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966, in the oil boomtown of Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. Hayek has freely admitted that she and her brother, Sami, were spoiled rotten by her well-to-do businessman father, Sami Hayek Dominguez, and her ...

9. Guillermo del Toro

Writer | El laberinto del fauno

Guillermo del Toro was born October 9, 1964 in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico. Raised by his Catholic grandmother, del Toro developed an interest in filmmaking in his early teens. Later, he learned about makeup and effects from the legendary Dick Smith (The Exorcist (1973)) and worked on making his ...

10. Eiza González

Actress | Baby Driver

Eiza González Reyna is a Mexican actress and singer. She was born on January 30, 1990 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Carlos González and Glenda Reyna. Her mother is a yesteryear Mexican model. She has one elder brother, Yulen. She lost her father in a motorcycle accident when she was just 12. Later in ...

11. Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Producer | The Revenant

Alejandro González Iñárritu (ih-nyar-ee-too), born August 15th, 1963, is a Mexican film director.

González Iñárritu is the first Mexican director to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and by the Directors Guild of America for Best Director. He is also the first Mexican-born ...

12. George Lopez

Producer | George Lopez

George Lopez was born on April 23, 1961, in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California, the son of Frieda and Anatasio Lopez, a migrant worker. He is of Mestizo Mexican descent. He was deserted by his father when he was two months old and by his mother when he was 10 years old, but was raised by his ...

13. Diego Boneta

Actor | Luis Miguel: La Serie

Diego Andrés González Boneta was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to engineers Lauro Andrés González Lima and Astrid Boneta López.

Diego recently starred as the titular character in "Luis Miguel, La Serie." The series, about the Mexican singer's rise to international fame premiered on Telemundo and ...

14. Demián Bichir

Actor | The Hateful Eight

Demián Bichir Nájera was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to Maricruz Nájera (María de la Cruz Najera Botello), an actress, and Alejandro Bichir (Alejandro Bichir Batres), a theatre director. His parents met in the theatre. He has two brothers who are also actors, Bruno Bichir and Odiseo Bichir. Demián...

15. Jorge Salinas

Actor | Amores perros

Jorge Salinas was born on July 27, 1968 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Jorge Salinas Pérez. He is an actor, known for Amores Perros (2000), Mariana de la noche (2003) and Las Vías del Amor (2002). He has been married to Elizabeth Álvarez since October 15, 2011. He was previously...

16. Susana Zabaleta

Actress | Sexo, pudor y lágrimas

Susana Zabaleta was born on September 30, 1964 in Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico. She is an actress, known for Sexo, pudor y lágrimas (1999), All of them Witches (1996) and Sexo y otros secretos (2007). She is married to Daniel Gruenner. They have one child.

17. Bruno Bichir

Actor | El Callejón de los Milagros

Bruno Bichir is one of the most talented actors working in current Mexican cinema, theater and television. He comes directly from a family of artists, where all of its five members (his parents and his two older brothers) are as well highly recognized actors and directors. Bruno has worked with ...

18. Kate del Castillo

Actress | The Book of Life

Mexican actress Kate del Castillo broke through in America as a result of her award-winning performance in the hit Fox Searchlight/Weinstein movie Under the Same Moon (2007), which is to date the highest-grossing Spanish-language theatrical release in U.S. history.

Kate starred as "Queen of the ...

19. Eva Longoria

Actress | Desperate Housewives

Eva Longoria was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, to Ella Eva (Mireles) and Enrique Longoria, Jr. The youngest of four sisters who grew up in a Mexican-American family on a ranch near Corpus Christi, Longoria attended Texas A&M University-Kingsville, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in...

20. Jesús Ochoa

Actor | Man on Fire

Jesús Ochoa was born on December 24, 1959 in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico as Jesús Ochoa Domínguez. He is an actor and director, known for Man on Fire (2004), Quantum of Solace (2008) and Get the Gringo (2012).

21. Adrian Uribe

Actor | Overboard

Adrian Uribe was born on September 8, 1972 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Adrián García Uribe. He is an actor, known for Overboard (2018), Alma de hierro (2008) and 100 mexicanos dijieron (2009).

22. Aislinn Derbez

Actress | Estar o no estar

Aislinn Derbez is a Mexican actress born and raised in Mexico City, to the artist Gabriela Michel and Eugenio Derbez, who is considered to be one of the greatest and most popular Mexican actors and comedians alive. She is the granddaughter of the Mexican star Silvia Derbez. Aislinn is of Mexican ...

23. Luis Felipe Tovar

Actor | El Callejón de los Milagros

Luis Felipe Tovar was born on December 31, 1961 in Puebla, Puebla, Mexico. He is known for his work on Midaq Alley (1995), The Mexican (2001) and The Beginning and the End (1993).

24. Luis Gerardo Méndez

Actor | Cantinflas

LUIS GERARDO MENDEZ, one of Mexico's biggest stars, recently starred in the Netflix original feature MURDER MYSTERY (directed by Kyle Newacheck), opposite Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston. The film premiered June 14th, 2019.

Luis also filmed a key role in the upcoming CHARLIE'S ANGELS, directed by ...

25. Karla Souza

Actress | How to Get Away with Murder

Karla Souza was born in 1986 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Karla Olivares Souza. She is an actress, known for How to Get Away with Murder (2014), Suave patria (2012) and The Noble Family (2013). She has been married to Marshall Trenkmann since May 2014. They have one child.

26. Octavio Castro

Actor | Así del precipicio

Octavio Castro was born on July 13, 1977 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He is known for his work on On the Edge (2006), Cara o Cruz (2001) and Virgingate (2008). He died on September 2, 2012 in Mexico City.

27. Michael Peña

Actor | American Hustle

Michael Peña was born and raised in Chicago, to Nicolasa, a social worker, and Eleuterio Peña, who worked at a button factory. His parents were originally from Mexico. After graduating from high school, he went to an open casting call for the Peter Bogdanovich feature To Sir, with Love II (1996), ...

28. Luis Fernando Peña

Actor | Amar te duele

Luis Fernando Peña is an actor, known for Amar te duele (2002), Sleep Dealer (2008) and Streeters (2001).

29. Martha Higareda

Actress | Amar te duele

Higareda was born in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico, the daughter of actress Martha Cervantes and therapist and artist Jose Luis Higareda, and sister of actress Miriam Higareda. She began acting on stage at a very early age, along with dancing jazz, flamenco, tap and folklore. At 14, she moved to ...

30. Antonio Banderas

Actor | The Mask of Zorro

Antonio Banderas, one of Spain's most famous faces, was a soccer player until breaking his foot at the age of fourteen; he is now an international film star known for playing Zorro in the eponymous film series.

He was born José Antonio Domínguez Banderas on August 10, 1960, in Málaga, Andalusia, ...

31. Penélope Cruz

Actress | Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Known outside her native country as the "Spanish enchantress", Penélope Cruz Sánchez was born in Madrid to Eduardo Cruz, a retailer, and Encarna Sánchez, a hairdresser. As a toddler, she was already a compulsive performer, re-enacting TV commercials for her family's amusement, but she decided to ...

32. Benicio Del Toro

Actor | Sicario

Benicio Del Toro emerged in the mid-1990s as one of the most watchable and charismatic character actors to come along in years. A favorite of film buffs, Del Toro gained mainstream public attention as the conflicted but basically honest Mexican policeman in Steven Soderbergh's Traffic (2000).

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33. Alfonso Cuarón

Writer | Gravity

Alfonso Cuarón Orozco was born on November 28th in Mexico City, Mexico. From an early age, he yearned to be either a film director or an astronaut. However, he did not want to enter the army, so he settled for directing. He didn't receive his first camera until his twelfth birthday, and then ...

34. Gonzalo Vega

Actor | Lo que importa es vivir

Gonzalo Vega was born on November 29, 1946 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Gonzalo Agustín Vega y González. He was an actor, known for Lo que importa es vivir (1987), Las poquianchis (De los pormenores y otros sucedidos del dominio público que acontecieron a las hermanas de ...

35. Vadhir Derbez

Actor | How to Be a Latin Lover

Vadhir Derbez was born on February 18, 1991 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Vadhir Derbez Alejandro González Torres Prince. He is an actor, known for How to Be a Latin Lover (2017), 3 idiotas (2017) and Dulce Familia (2019).

36. Fernando Colunga

Actor | Ladrón que roba a ladrón

Fernando Colunga was born on the 3rd of March 1966 in Mexico City, Mexico. His father is Don Fernando Colunga and his mother Dona Margarita Olivares. Fernando Colunga from the time that was a little boy wanted to be an actor. Fernando graduated from the University of Mexico as civil engineer. But ...

37. Armando Hernández

Actor | Amar te duele

Armando Hernández was born as Armando Hernández Villegas. He is an actor and producer, known for Amar te duele (2002), Sangre de mi sangre (2007) and Fuera del cielo (2006).

38. Alfonso Herrera

Actor | Amar te duele

Arguably one of Latin America's widely-known talents, backed by years of remarkable performances in television and film, Alfonso's stardom was first introduced by his leading role in one of the most successful television series in the history of Latin America, "Rebelde". Rebelde became a grossing ...

39. Ivonne Montero

Actress | Asesino en serio

Ivonne Montero was born on April 25, 1974 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Ivonne Garcia Macedo Montero. She is an actress, known for I Murder Seriously (2002), ¡Anita, No Te Rajes! (2004) and El juego de la vida (2001). She was previously married to Fabio Melanitto.

40. Ana de la Reguera

Actress | Nacho Libre

Ana de la Reguera grew up in the tropical state of Veracruz, on the Gulf Coast of Mexico. She began her performance arts studies in the Cultural Institute of Veracruz, then left for Televisa's Center for Artistic Education (CEA) and TV Aztecas' artistic institute (CEFAC) in Mexico City, later ...

41. Alberto Estrella

Actor | Man on Fire

Alberto Estrella was born on September 23, 1962 in Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He is an actor, known for Man on Fire (2004), eXXXorcisms (2002) and Niña de mi corazón (2010).

42. Paz Vega

Actress | Lucía y el sexo

Actress Paz Campos Trigo was born in Seville, Spain, to a bullfighter father. She has been based in Los Angeles since 2008.

She has starred in dozens of films in Europe and North America. After six successful seasons as Laura in "Seven Lives" (Telecinco,) one of Spain's longest running sitcoms, the ...

43. Bárbara Mori

Actress | La mujer de mi hermano

Barbara Mori was born February 2, 1978 in Montevideo, Uruguay. At the age of 3, when her Japanese-Uruguayan father and her Mexican mother divorced, Mori moved to Mexico. While working as a waitress at the age of 14, fashion designer Marcos Toledo invited her to work as a model. She later studied ...

44. Arath de la Torre

Actor | Busco novio para mi mujer

Arath de la Torre was born on March 20, 1975 in Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico as Arath De La Torre Balmaceda. He is an actor, known for Find a Boyfriend for My Wife... PLEASE! (2016), Anything But Plain (2015) and Inspiración (2001). He has been married to Susy Lu since 2007. They have two ...

45. Ana Claudia Talancón

Actress | El crimen del Padre Amaro

Ana Claudia Talancon was born on May 1st, 1980 in Cancun, Mexico. Her first performance was in her home town Quintana Roo in Cancun.

She studied acting in Cancun with the Cuban professor Albio Paz. She later went to Mexico City to continue her studies at the Acting Workshop of Héctor Mendoza and ...

46. Tony Dalton

Actor | Better Call Saul

Tony Dalton studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Theater Institute in New York City. During this period he participated in small Off-Broadway productions such as "The Ballad of the Sad Café","A Streetcar Named Desire" , "One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest" among others. His first successful film venture...

47. Silverio Palacios

Actor | Matando Cabos

Silverio Palacios is an actor, known for Matando Cabos (2004), The Legend of Zorro (2005) and Y Tu Mamá También (2001).

48. Pedro Armendáriz Jr.

Actor | Licence to Kill

Pedro Armendáriz Jr. was born on April 6, 1940 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Pedro Armendáriz Bohr. He was an actor and producer, known for Licence to Kill (1989), Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) and The Mask of Zorro (1998). He was married to Lucía Gómez de Parada. He died on ...

49. Gustavo Sánchez Parra

Actor | Amores perros

Gustavo Sánchez Parra is known for his work on Amores Perros (2000), Rage (2009) and Leap Year (2010).

50. Jose Angel Bichir

Actor | Jirón de Niebla

Jose Angel Bichir is an actor, known for Jirón de Niebla (2013), Matando Cabos (2004) and The Unknown Hitman: The Story of El Cholo Adrían (2017).

51. Gaby Espino

Actress | Señora Acero

Gaby Espino, a stunning Venezuelean beauty, was born on November 15 in Caracas, Venezuela. Her dad is a chemical engineer and her mom is a publicist. She has 4 siblings: Andreina, Gustavo, Mariando and Nelly. When she entered the university, she wanted to study medicine, but finally decided to ...

52. Jennifer Lopez

Actress | Gigli

Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born on July 24, 1969 in the The Bronx, New York City. Her parents, Lupe López & David López were born in Ponce, Puerto Rico: the second largest Puerto Rican city. The two were brought to the continental United States during their childhoods and, eventually, met while living...

53. Edward James Olmos

Actor | Battlestar Galactica

Edward James Olmos was born in Los Angeles, California, to Eleanor (Huizar) and Pedro Olmos, who was a mail carrier and welder. His family was of Mexican descent. If Olmos had followed the first love of his life, he would have been a professional baseball player. But by age 13, another love entered...

54. Dagoberto Gama

Actor | Get the Gringo

Dagoberto Gama was born in Coyuca de Catalán, Guerrero, Mexico. He is an actor and producer, known for Get the Gringo (2012), Amores Perros (2000) and Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003).

55. Vanessa Bauche

Actress | Amores perros

Vanessa Bauche was born on February 18, 1973 in Mexico as Alma Vanessa Bauche Chavira. She is an actress and producer, known for Amores Perros (2000), Three Burials (2005) and The Mask of Zorro (1998).

56. Humberto Busto

Actor | Oso Polar

Humberto Busto was born on June 23, 1978 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He is an actor and producer, known for Polar Bear (2017), Diablero (2018) and El Chapo (2017).

57. Jaime Camil

Actor | Jane the Virgin

Golden Globe Award, Critics' Choice Award, Teen Choice Award nominee and Imagen Award winner Jaime Camil, named by VANITY FAIR as one of the Best New TV Characters of 2014, plays "the scene-stealing comedic bright spot," Rogelio de la Vega, the supremely vain, but totally well-meaning, famous ...

58. Angélica Aragón

Actress | El crimen del Padre Amaro

Angélica Aragón was born on 11th July, in the "Central Médica" clinic, in Mexico City. Raised in a family of intellectuals and educated at some of the most celebrated schools in Mexico, like "The Modern American College", "The Sierra Nevada School", "The French - Mexican High School", Angélica ...

59. Cecilia Suárez

Actress | The Air I Breathe

Born in Tampico, México, Cecilia Suárez started her acting career when she entered the Theater Faculty of the Illinois State University (USA) in 1991. She graduated class valedictorian in 1995 and received the Jean Sharfenberg award. She was grantee of Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater Company, where ...

60. Zoe Saldana

Actress | Avatar

Zoe Saldana was born on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey, to Asalia Nazario and Aridio Saldaña. Her father was Dominican and her mother is Puerto Rican. She was raised in Queens, New York. When she was 10 years old, she and her family moved to the Dominican Republic, where they would live for ...

61. John Leguizamo

Actor | Moulin Rouge!

Fast-talking and feisty-looking John Leguizamo has continued to impress movie audiences with his versatility: he can play sensitive and naive young men, such as Johnny in Hangin' with the Homeboys (1991); cold-blooded killers like Benny Blanco in Carlito's Way (1993); a heroic Army Green Beret, ...

62. Genesis Rodriguez

Actress | Man on a Ledge

Genesis Rodriguez was born in Miami, Florida. She is the daughter of José Luis 'El Puma' Rodríguez, the famous Venezuelan singer and actor, and Carolina Perez, a Cuban model. She has two half-sisters. She was educated at the Carrolton School of the Sacred Heart in Miami. From childhood, Rodriguez ...

63. Osvaldo Benavides

Actor | Lo que la vida me robó

Osvaldo Benavides is an actor and writer, known for What Life Took from Me (2013), SubHysteria (2010) and The One Who Couldn't Love (2011).

64. Alexis Ayala

Actor | Yo amo a Juan Querendón

Alexis Ayala was born on August 9, 1965 in San Francisco, California, USA as David Alexis Ayala Padró. He is an actor and director, known for Yo amo a Juan Querendón (2007), El Pantera (2007) and Así son ellas (2002).

65. Mario Casas

Actor | Tres metros sobre el cielo

Personal life

Mario Casas, has 4 siblings. Born in La Coruña, although very young, at just 4 years old, he left with his family to Barcelona. Later, at the age of 18, he emigrated to the Spanish capital in an adventure in which he took his whole family with him.

His parents were very young when they ...

66. Eduardo Verástegui

Actor | Bella

Eduardo Verástegui was born on May 21, 1974 in Mante, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He is an actor, producer, businessman and philanthropist. In 2004, he started the production company Metanoia Films, with the goal of producing films that had the potential to not only entertain but also to make a difference ...

67. Andy Garcia

Actor | Ocean's Eleven

One of Hollywood's most private and guarded leading men, Andy Garcia has created iconic characters while at the same time staying true to his acting roots and personal projects.

Garcia was born Andrés Arturo García Menéndez on April 12, 1956, in Havana, Cuba, to Amelie Menéndez, a teacher of English...

68. Adrian Alonso

Actor | The Legend of Zorro

Adrian Alonso was born on April 6, 1994 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Adrián Alonso Barona. He is an actor, known for The Legend of Zorro (2005), Under the Same Moon (2007) and Sr. Ávila (2013).

69. Loreto Peralta

Actress | No se aceptan devoluciones

Loreto Peralta was born on June 9, 2004 in Florida, USA. She is an actress, known for Instructions Not Included (2013), The Little Mermaid (2018) and All the Freckles in the World (2019).

70. Ernesto Gómez Cruz

Actor | El imperio de la fortuna

Ernesto Gómez Cruz was born on November 7, 1933 in Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico. He is an actor, known for The Realm of Fortune (1986), Midaq Alley (1995) and The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002).

71. Manuel Ojeda

Actor | Romancing the Stone

Manuel Ojeda was born on November 4, 1938 in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico as Jesús Manuel Ojeda Ruiz de la Peña. He is an actor, known for Romancing the Stone (1984), El infierno de todos tan temido (1981) and Salón México (1996).

72. Alejandro Calva

Actor | Lynch

Born in Mexico City, Alejandro Calva is an acclaimed film and stage actor who has garnered many prizes on his career. A graduate from the Frida Kahlo School of Arts and from the Drama Department of UNAM, he has worked for the past twenty years in several productions both on film and theatre, ...

73. Adal Ramones

Actor | ¿Y ahora qué hago?

Adal Ramones was born on December 3, 1961 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico as Adalberto Javier Ramones Martínez. He is an actor and producer, known for ¿Y ahora qué hago? (2007), Gran Carnal: Los fenómenos (2002) and Cantinflas (2014). He has been married to Karla de la Mora ...

74. Humberto Zurita

Actor | Bajo la metralla

Humberto Zurita was born on September 2, 1954 in Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico. He is an actor and producer, known for Bajo la metralla (1983), El día que murió Pedro Infante (1982) and La Reina del Sur (2011). He was previously married to Christian Bach.

75. Marco de la O

Actor | Rambo: Last Blood

Marco de la O is an actor, known for Rambo: Last Blood (2019), El Chapo (2017) and Tanto Amor (2015).

76. Mauricio Ochmann

Actor | Message in a Bottle

Mauricio Ochmann was born on November 16, 1977, in Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico. From a very young age he had artistic interests, always participating in local theater groups, but it wasn't until he turned 16 that he decided to dedicate himself to acting professionally. At that age, Mauricio decided ...

77. Alfonso Dosal

Actor | Aquí en la Tierra

Alfonso Dosal was born in Mexico on March 13, 1985. He is an actor, known for A que no me dejas (2015), The Color of Passion (2014), Para volver a amar (2010), El cártel (2009), and Marina (2006). He debuted as actor in 2006 in Marina, then in 2009 he starred in La mina del oro and in the series ...

78. Danny Trejo

Actor | Machete

Danny Trejo was born Dan Trejo in Echo Park, Los Angeles, to Alice (Rivera) and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. A child drug addict and criminal, Trejo was in and out of jail for 11 years. While serving time in San Quentin, he won the lightweight and welterweight boxing titles. Imprisoned for ...

79. Sofía Vergara

Actress | Hot Pursuit

Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara was born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia. Her mother, Margarita Vergara Dávila de Vergara, is a housewife. Her father, Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo, provides cattle to the meat industry. She has five siblings. She was educated at a private bilingual Spanish/...

80. Javier Bardem

Actor | Skyfall

Javier Bardem is the youngest member of a family of actors that has been making films since the early days of Spanish cinema.

He was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, to actress Pilar Bardem (María del Pilar Bardem Muñoz) and businessman José Carlos Encinas Doussinague. His maternal ...

81. Michelle Rodriguez

Actress | Avatar

Known for tough-chick roles, Michelle Rodriguez is proof that there is a cross between beauty and brawn. She was born Mayte Michelle Rodriguez on July 12, 1978, in San Antonio, Texas, to Carmen Milady Pared Espinal, from the Dominican Republic, and Rafael Rodríguez Santiago, who served in the U.S. ...

82. Cameron Diaz

Actress | Vanilla Sky

A tall, strikingly attractive blue-eyed natural blonde, Cameron Diaz was born in 1972 in San Diego, the daughter of a Cuban-American father and a German mother. Self described as "adventurous, independent and a tough kid," Cameron left home at 16 and for the next 5 years lived in such varied ...

83. Jessica Alba

Actress | Fantastic Four

Jessica Marie Alba was born on April 28, 1981, in Pomona, CA, to Catherine (Jensen) and Mark David Alba, who served in the US Air Force. Her mother has Danish, Welsh, German, English, and French ancestry, while her father is of Mexican descent (including Spanish and Indigenous Mexican roots). Her ...

84. Selena Gomez

Actress | Monte Carlo

Actress and singer Selena Gomez was born on July 22, 1992 in Grand Prairie, Texas. She is the daughter of Mandy Teefey and Ricardo Gomez. Her mother is of part Italian ancestry, and her father is of Mexican descent. She was named after Tejano singer Selena, who died in 1995.

Her first acting role ...

85. Blanca Soto

Actress | La vida blanca

Born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico exotically beautiful, raven-haired Blanca Soto nurtures a flourishing career that surpasses beyond her career of international model and reign as Miss Mexico. Blanca Soto thus represented her country in the Miss World pageant and the following year won the ...

86. Mario Lopez

Actor | Get Him to the Greek

Born in San Diego, California, on October 10th, 1973, to Mario Sr. and Elvira, Mario Lopez's first professional role was on the series, a.k.a. Pablo (1984). Mario is probably best known to youngsters, however, as A.C. Slater from NBC's popular 1980s teen comedy series Saved by the Bell (1989).

Among...

87. Miguel Varoni

Director | Sin Senos No Hay Paraíso

Miguel Varoni was born on December 11, 1964 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is an actor and director, known for Without Breasts There Is No Paradise (2008), Pedro el escamoso (2001) and Victorinos (2009). He has been married to Catherine Siachoque since 1997. He was previously married to Patricia ...

88. Saúl Lisazo

Actor | El Clon

Saúl Lisazo was born on June 1, 1956 in Los Toldos, Argentina as Saul Gustavo Lisazo Ozcoidi. He is an actor, known for The Clone (2010), Bajo un mismo rostro (1995) and Gitanas (2004). He has been married to Monica Viedma since 1983. They have two children.

89. Raúl Méndez

Actor | Cocaine Godmother

Raul Mendez is considered by many in Mexico as one of the best actors of his generation. Classically trained, he is often referred to as a chameleon, working steadily in film, television and theater.

In Oct 2014, he worked on two Netflix Original Series, taking on totally different characters; An ...

90. Wagner Moura

Actor | Tropa de Elite

Moura was born in Salvador, a city located in Northeast Region of Brazil, but grew up in the small town of Rodelas, Bahia. His mother, Alderiva, was a housewife, and his father, José Moura, was a Sergeant in the Brazilian Air Force. At the age of 13, he moved with his family to Salvador, Bahia.

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91. Pedro Pascal

Actor | Game of Thrones

Pedro Pascal is a Chilean-born American actor. He is best known for portraying the roles of Oberyn Martell in the fourth season of the HBO series Game of Thrones and Javier Peña in the Netflix series Narcos.

In 2016 he starred in the American-Chinese film The Great Wall alongside Matt Damon.

92. Rafael Amaya

Actor | El Señor de los Cielos

BIO:

Rafael was born on February 28th of 1977 in the city of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. Since he was young, he'd been very active in sports, also, since he was a teenager, he took theater and music classes. After graduating from High School, he traveled to San Diego, California to start his ...

93. Luis Estrada

Writer | El infierno

Luis Estrada was born on January 17, 1962 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He is a writer and director, known for El Narco (2010), Herod's Law (1999) and Un mundo maravilloso (2006).

94. Pedro Almodóvar

Writer | Hable con ella

The most internationally acclaimed Spanish filmmaker since Luis Buñuel was born in a small town (Calzada de Calatrava) in the impoverished Spanish region of La Mancha. He arrived in Madrid in 1968, and survived by selling used items in the flea-market called El Rastro. Almodóvar couldn't study ...

95. Luis Guzmán

Actor | Traffic

Actor of Puerto Rican descent who gained fame making many memorable films in the 1980s and 1990s due to his villainous physical appearance. Guzmán born in August 28, 1956 in Cayey, Puerto Rico, but he raised in New York City's Greenwich Village, as well as the surrounding Lower East Side ...

96. Eva Mendes

Actress | Hitch

Eva Mendes is an American actress, model and businesswoman. She began acting in the late 1990s. After a series of roles in B movies such as Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998) (1998) and Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000) (2000), she made a career-changing appearance in Training Day (2001)...

97. Fernando Luján

Actor | Cinco días sin Nora

Fernando Luján was born on August 23, 1938 in Bogotá, Colombia as Fernando Ciangherotti Díaz. He was an actor and writer, known for Nora's Will (2008), The Last Call (2013) and En el país de no pasa nada (2000). He was married to Martha Mariana Castro. He died on January 11, 2019 in Puerto ...

98. Silvia Navarro

Actress | Mañana es para siempre

Silvia Navarro is a star of TV Azteca, Mexico. Before landing the leading role of Paloma in the novela "Cuando Seas Mía", she the hostess of the show "A la Cachi, Cachi Porra" in 1997, which was her second appearence for TV. Her first appearance was in the telenovela "La mujer marcada" in 1975. In ...

99. Luis Roberto Guzmán

Actor | El Pantera

In the beginning, he tried to enter the musical group Menudo, but didn't make it. Later he entered the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras, completing his studies in the Department of Drama. He moved to Mexico in 1999. He continues academic study with Patricia Reyes Spindola and Art Studies ...

100. Ana Serradilla

Actress | Hidden Moon

Ana Serradilla was born on August 9, 1978 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Ana Isabel Serradilla Garcia. She is an actress and producer, known for Hidden Moon (2012), Línea nocturna (2006) and Las Juanas (2004).



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