Dominican Actors/Actresses

Dominican Actors & Actresses with Dominican Descents
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Manny Perez
Actor, Homeland
Manny Perez is becoming one of the most recognized Latino Actors in Hollywood. He has embarked into the most pivotal steps in his career. In the past few years he has been cast from leads to co-starring roles in over a dozen films; in major and independent releases. He also won an Alma Award in 2008...
 
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Maria Montez
In a world weary of war and dispirited by the ravages of the Great Depression, Hollywood at the turn of the 1940's concocted a wildly popular, effective lot of escapist fare (though often cheaply made) to regale the sick at heart worldwide. Universal Pictures, more often than not, led in producing such films...
 
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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 the next seven years...
“ born in the US but Is of Puerto Rican and Dominican descent..she has lived in the Dominican Republic, represented and worked in Dominican Films so is considered as Dominican-american actress. ” - Boster7
 
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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 Bexar County, Texas, to Carmen Milady Pared Espinal, from the Dominican Republic, and Rafael Rodríguez Santiago, who served in the U.S. Army and was originally from Puerto Rico...
“ born in the US but Is of Puerto Rican and Dominican descent..she has lived in the Dominican Republic, represented and worked in Dominican Films so is considered as Dominican-american actress. ” - Boster7
 
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Hemky Madera
Actor, Rango
Born Hemky Louis Madera in Queens, New York on January 26, 1977 to Dominican parents Luis and Gisela Madera. Moved to Santiago, Dominican Republic at the age of 2 months. Graduated from Santiago Christian School and after a series of different jobs, Hemky decided to give his long standing desire to act a go...
 
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Katherine Castro
Actress, Subject 7
Multilingual and world traveled Dominican Republic-born actress, Katherine Castro is the only girl amongst her four siblings where artistic talent and passion were obvious from the start. From her toddler years she would put on shows, sing, dance and perform for her family and visiting guests. Katherine's parents noticed she was having problems with coordination and balance...
 
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F. Valentino Morales
Born on the upper West Side of Manhattan in the Washington Heights section of New York City. F. Valentino Morales still resides in his childhood neighborhood but also resides in Southern California as well. Early in his teen years Morales moved upstate New York where he attended school. Upon finishing...
 
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Dania Ramirez
Actress, Premium Rush
Dania is a Latin American actress born in the Dominican Republic. She grew up, living with her grandmother, in a poor household. Her parents left for the United States, when she was 6-months old, and she finally joined them in New York when she was age 10. She knew from a young age that she wanted to act...
 
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Ramses Jimenez
Raised in Santo Domingo and on the south side of Chicago at the same time, actor/director Ramses Jimenez was first introduced to film at Columbia College Chicago where he majored in Film Directing. Jimenez began his artistic career as an actor quite unexpectedly after an interview for an on-set gaffing...
 
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José Guillermo Cortines
José Guillermo Cortines (born December 5, 1973) is a Dominican actor and singer who is involved in films, telenovelas, musical theatre and television. Jose Guillermo studied in Santo Domingo. He graduated from Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña (UNPHU) in 1996 having specialized in Graphic Design and Publicity...
 
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Merlin Santana
Originally from New York, both of Merlin's parents were from the Dominican Republic. His mother pushed for a career in show business to keep him out of trouble and off the mean streets. He began as an advertising model for a fast-food chain at the age of 3. He first began getting noticed as Stanley...
 
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Mirtha Michelle
Mirtha Michelle is an actress and writer born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on January 17th. At five years old her parents, Jose and Mirtha moved the family to Miami, Florida. She grew up in a very close-knit family, also consisting of her older sister Cathryn and younger brother Jose Angel. Her parents' own love for the Arts was imparted unto them...
 
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Pachy Méndez
Actress, Girasol
Pachy Méndez was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. After a very successful modeling career, she then joined television. Her energetic and outgoing personality helped her land some important roles in music videos, short films and TV shows, such as "Al Filo De la Vida" by Miky Breton, "Grandes Series Dominicanas" by Alfonso Rodriguez and "Paraiso" from TVE International...
 
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Sergio Carlo
Born in Santiago, Dominican Republic in 1977. His parents are Laura de Carlo and Octavio Carlo. He is the youngest of 9 children.
 
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Jessica Pimentel
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Jessica Pimentel is an American actress whose parents were immigrants from the Dominican Republic. She is a Latina of mixed heritage including Taino Native American. She is a graduate of the High School for the Performing Arts (a.k.a. "Fame") in New York City and the prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts...
“ Born in the US but both parents dominican... ” - Boster7
 
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Francisco Cruz
Francis Cruz Actor / Voice Over / Theatrical Producer franciscocruzimdb : http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2876605/ FC was born on November 29, 1967 , in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He stared in the performing arts in hands of Germana Quintana in 1994 as Assistant Director and Lights ( " Educando a un Sinvergüenza " ) for Theatre Company Club Arroyo...
 
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Cal Thomas
Cal Thomas was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He left his homeland at the age of nine to attend various boarding schools in the United States, living in Florida, Connecticut and California before attending college in Massachusetts and moving to New York to pursue his acting career. After arriving in Los Angeles in 2002...
 
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Eduardo Renta
Eduardo Renta was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. His interest in music began at the tender age of six, and he began playing guitar at nine. He got involved in acting at 12. He is the nephew of internationally acclaimed designer Oscar de la Renta, which denotes the artistic in his family and at the same time places a heavy burden on Eduardo's shoulders...
 
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Akari Endo
Actress, Cristo Rey
Akari Endo Sepúlveda is an actress known for her role as Jocelyn in the film Cristo Rey (2013), as Melissa in Who's the Boss? (2013), Spanish: "¿Quién Manda?", for which she received a nomination in La Silla Awards for Best Actress in a Supporting Role. Other roles include SyFy Channel films "Sharktopus vs Pteracuda"as Veronica Vegas and "Sharktopus vs WhaleWolf" as Nita Morales...
 
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Ángel Haché
Born on October 2 1943. Enven thought an excellent student of architecture, Haché quit college to go to Madrid's Escuela Oficial de Cine under William Layton's tutelage, later joined his mentor/teacher at the Laboratorio de Layton along with other notable young actors at the time. After residing in Spain for over six years and already married to girlfriend painter Elsa Nuñez...
 
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Josue Guerrero
Actor, En tu piel
Josue Guerrero was born on April 14, 1982, in the city of Santo Domingo. A talented young actor on stage, and front of a camera, is a graduate of the National Drama School of Fine Arts, his mentors are María Catillo and Waddys Jaquez. With the play " Hey , hey , el tercer día" he was nominated for Best Actor in "Premios Casandra"...
 
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Sonalii Castillo
Actress, Heroes
Sonalii Castillo was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in France. Having completed her formal education in Europe her family transitioned to New York City. Sonalii's undeniable beauty caught the eye of several modeling agencies which led her to work in print and commercials. Discovering that acting was where her endeavors lied...
 
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Suveria Mota
Within three months of moving to Hollywood, Dominican born actress Suveria Mota joined SAG and AFTRA. She continued to hone her craft by taking acting and production classes, all the while auditioning for major parts. Her hard work paid off as Suveria now has a starring role in Swirl Films' "What Would...
 
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Raul Placido
Actor, Ascendemus
Raul was born on September 21st, 1982 in Puerto Plata, a city on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic. Growing up, Raul always loved acting in Christmas plays at school, and it was these plays that sparked his love for acting. In 2004, he participated as an extra in low budget film from Hollywood...
 
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Claudette Lalí
Actress, Girasol
The stunning Claudette Lalí moved to Hollywood after working for several years in New York as a freelance reporter and segment host for Univision. She needed to decide if she wanted to continue pursuing a career in the Latin network or start from scratch in Hollywood, which would entail changing gear from hosting/reporting to acting...
 
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Kalent Zaiz
Kalent was born in Santo Domingo, capital of the Dominican Republic on the 4th of March (never mind the year) daughter of Doctor Andres Duverge and Administration Major Josefina Zaiz and the third of six children. Her parents separated before she had achieved the age of reason and she couldn't recollect her father's presence in the house...
 
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Karla Fatule
Actress, Tu Abuela
Dominican actress. Born on August 19th, 1991 in Miami FL, she moved to the Dominican Republic at age 3. She is better known for her role as Scarlette in the first Dominican horror movie, entitled "El Hoyo del Diablo," as well as her leading role in "Tu Abuela", which was also directed and written by herself...
 
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Stephany Liriano
Stephany Liriano Alcántara is an actress, model, singer and dancer, born on August 25, 1988 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She is the middle child of Luisa Ines Alcántara Montes and Maximo Bolivar Liriano Castañeda. Stephany and her sisters Luisell and Patricia, attended elementary school, middle school and high school in The Americas Bicultural School (ABC)...
 
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Andrés García
Handsome and muscular leading man who made his screen debut in _Chanoc (1966)_. Born in Dominican Republic from Spanish parents who relocated to Mexico, García was a leading sex symbol from the late '60s into the '80s. He won a well-publicized bout with cancer in the '90s by -- it is claimed -- using an herbal remedy...
 
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