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Benicio Del Toro
Actor, Snatch
Benicio Del Toro emerged in the mid-'90s 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 cop in Steven Soderbergh's Traffic. Born on February 19...
 
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Luis Guzmán
Actor of Puerto Rican descent who made many memorable films in the 1980s due to his villainous persona. Presently resides with his wife and many kids in Vermont.
 
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Jennifer Lopez
Actress, Out of Sight
Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born in the Castle Hill section of the South Bronx on July 24, 1969. She is the middle of three musically-inclined sisters, Leslie Lopez, a homemaker, and Lynda Lopez (aka Lynda Lopez), a DJ on New York's WKTU, a VH1 VJ, and a morning news show correspondent on New York's Channel 11...
 
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Ricky Martin
Self, The Voice
Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Ricky initiated his singing career in the Latin all boy-band group Menudo. After leaving the group, he moved to New York to study acting. After finishing his studies, he relocated to Mexico where he performed as actor in "Mama ama el Rock", "Alcanzar una Estrella II"...
 
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Dayanara Torres
Young beauty queen raised in small town of Toa Alta, Puerto Rico. Represented Toa Alta in the Miss Puerto Rico contest, where she won. Eventually represented Puerto Rico in the 1993 Miss Universe contest, where she walked away with the crown. After winning the crown, she filmed a movie for famed Puerto...
 
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Raul Julia
Raul Julia was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Olga Arcelay, a mezzo-soprano singer, and Raúl Juliá, an electrical engineer. He graduated from Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola High School in San Juan. Here he studied the rigorous classical curriculum of the Jesuits and was always active in student dramatics...
 
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Liz Torres
Spunky actress, singer and comedienne all rolled up into one, Puerto Rican-American Liz Torres was born in 1947, a native of the Bronx. She began her stand-up/singing career as a regular performing in various small NYC niteries. It wasn't until she received an invite to appear on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson that her comic career started blooming on TV and in film...
 
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Joaquin Phoenix
Actor, Gladiator
Joaquin Phoenix is an American actor, producer, music video director, musician and activist. He started his career by appearing in episodes of television shows with his brother River Phoenix and sister Summer Phoenix. His first major film release was in the comedy-drama film Parenthood (1989). During his period as a child actor he was credited as Leaf Phoenix...
 
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Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno has had a thriving acting career for the better part of six decades. One of the very few (and very first) performers to win an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony and a Grammy, she was born Rosita Dolores Alverío in Humacao, Puerto Rico, on December 11, 1931, to seamstress Rosa María (Marcano) and farmer Francisco José "Paco" Alverío...
 
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Victoria Justice
Actress, Victorious
Victoria Dawn Justice, born February 19, 1993, is an American actress and singer. She debuted as an actress at the age of ten and has since appeared in several films and television series, including the Nickelodeon series, Zoey 101 and Victorious. She has made appearances in several theatrical releases...
 
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Rosario Dawson
Actress, Sin City
This stunning and resourceful actress has been primarily a film player thus far. Only recently has she been opening herself up more to doing television (the series Gemini Division, which she executive-produced), and animated voice-overs. Dawson's powerhouse talent stands out the most in edgy, urban filming that dates back to 1995 when she was only sixteen...
 
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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...
 
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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...
 
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Tego Calderon
Tego Calderón was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, in 1972. He grew up in Río Grande and Carolina, areas of Puerto Rico that maintain some of the strongest Afro-Caribbean influences on the island. Throughout his childhood Calderón was exposed by his parents to the groundbreaking music of salsa legend Ismael Rivera, as well as to Latin jazz...
 
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Don Omar
Actor, Fast Five
William Omar Landrón Rivera is the oldest son of William Landrón and Luz Antonia Rivera. He was raised in Santurce, a barrio of San Juan, Puerto Rico, specifically in the Villa Palmeras area. From an early age, he showed interest in the music of Vico C and Brewley MC, but never actually followed it...
 
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Daddy Yankee
Daddy Yankee was born Ramon Ayala on February 3, 1976, in Villa Kennedy, Santruce, Puerto Rico. One of the top reggaetón (Spanish-language dancehall reggae) artists, he started to rhyme and sing at the age of 13. One of his first major appearances on record was on DJ Tony Touch's album "The Piece-Maker." Daddy not only sings and rhymes...
 
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Adamari López
Adamari Lopez was born on May 8th, in Puerto Rico. When she was 8 years old she appeared in the telenovela "Maria Eugenia" in which she was given a good part. She then had roles in "Yo se Que entita", "Vivir Para Ti", "Aventurera". When she was 12, she participated in projects from Puerto Rico-Venezuela - Diana Carolina and El Angel del Barrio...
 
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Naya Rivera
Actress, Glee
 
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Roberto Clemente
Roberto Clemente Walker was born in Barrio San Anton in Carolina, Puerto Rico, August 18, 1934. The youngest of four children, Roberto excelled in track and field, winning medals in the javelin throw and short distance races. However, his real love was baseball. He played amateur baseball with Juncos...
 
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Ivonne Coll
Ivonne Coll is a TV, film and theater actress born in the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. Her film debut as the "redheaded Yolanda" in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather II made her an international star and one of the first Puerto Rican actresses to cross over from the Latin world to Hollywood. After representing Puerto Rico in the Miss Universe Pageant...
 
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Lymari Nadal
Lymari came to Los Angeles in 2001, and at 22 years old finished her Masters degree in Chemistry at the University of Puerto Rico, where she also took acting classes. After graduating, she went on to work in theater in San Juan. Her first TV show, a sitcom based on her own experiences in grad school...
 
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Monique Gabriela Curnen
Monique Gabriela Curnen is an American actress who has worked in theater, film and television. She grew up in Massachusets. Both parents were educators and encouraged creativity in the home. Monique took an interest in acting after watching her older brother perform in a school orchestra, and soon began performing in school plays...
 
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Renoly Santiago
Actor, Con Air
Renoly Santiago was born in Lajas, Puerto Rico and he spent his childhood in Union City, New Jersey. Before establishing himself as an accomplished entertainer, Renoly started singing, acting, dancing and writing early on, following his calling while very young; earning a dance scholarship to the Ballet Hispanico and a place at The Professional Children's School in New York...
 
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Gina Lynn
Actress, Survive This
Gina Lynn was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, and her family moved to New Jersey when she was five years old. At age 19 she began dancing in strip clubs on the Jersey Shore in Asbury Park. From there she moved to nude modeling for magazine layouts. Her exotic half Hispanic/half Italian look proved to be quite popular with photographers...
 
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Yancey Arias
Actor, Kingpin
Yancey Arias was born in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York City. At the age of twelve his first experience in entertainment was when his grandmother threw him on stage to sing a song for a neighborhood talent show at Henry Street Settlement in downtown Manhattan. Yancey was discovered by Professor James Green at Saint John's Prep High School in Astoria...
 
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Kamar de los Reyes
From playing trumpet alongside Dizzy Gillespie to performing opposite Patrick Stewart in the Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park production of The Tempest directed by George C. Wolfe - Kamar de los Reyes has crafted a musical and acting career as rich and complex as the syncopated rhythms of his Latin roots...
 
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Franky G
Actor, Saw II
Franky G was born and raised in Brooklyn New York. Franky currently has a recurring role as poncho on the Starz hit TV show POWER that is executive produce by 50 cent and creator/writer Courtney A Kemp and has done an episode on the new Marvel Series "LUKE CAGE" on Netflix. Franky has completed several movies in 2016 as well...
 
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Victor Argo
Character actor Victor Argo, was born to Puerto Rican parents in the Bronx, New York and since his early twenties was a favorite of stage productions and on and off-Broadway plays. Argo made his major film debut in the early 70s in a small part in The Unholy Rollers and a year later made his television debut in the made for TV film Smile Jenny, You're Dead an ABC pilot for the series _Harry-O_...
 
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Ari Meyers
Actress, Kate & Allie
Ari Meyers was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Sunday, 6 April 1969. She began an acting career at age 12, with her role as Al Pacino's stepdaughter in Al Pacino's Author! Author! and hasn't looked back, since. Ari dictated her first play, "The Super Magic Show", for her nursery school class to her mom...
 
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Chayanne
Elmer Figueroa de Arce, better known as Chayanne, was born in Puerto Rico, the third of five siblings. He is married to Venezuelan Mariana Elizabeth "Marilisa" Maronesa de Figueroa, with whom he has a son, Lorenzo Valentino and a daughter, Isadora Sofia. Chayanne debuted as a singer at ten years of age...
 
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Julian Acosta
From Jesus Christ and Johnny Ramone, to a violently brilliant billionaire and a libidinous priest, all the way to gritty cops, straight laced lawyers, gay hustlers, crooked doctors and razor sharp political animals, Julian Acosta has been a part of some of television's most talked about projects, which along with his mesmerizing performances on film...
 
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Jonny Moseley
Self, Fifty
Jonny was born in Puerto Rico, and started skiing when he was 9 years old. His brother dared him to ski, and he did. Ever since then he has been skiing. He entered his first competetion soon after he started skiing. He also enjoys playing golf, and wakeboarding. His victory in the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano...
 
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Betsy Landin
Actress, Dolphin Tale
Film actress Betsy Landín has had a knack for entertaining audiences since she was the youngest member of the church choir back in Puerto Rico at 3 years old. At the age of 9 her family moved to Orlando, Florida where she grew up singing and acting in church. Her talent, poise, and beauty won her the title "Miss Puerto Rico of Orlando" in 2002...
 
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Carmen Perez
Born in Bronx, New York, Carmen moved to Puerto Rico after her parents separated. At the age of 17, she joined the U.S. Army and after basic and advanced training, was stationed overseas and then Washington, D.C. Early in her professional career, Carmen won the 2003 ADA Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama by the Valley Theatre League for the play "Soldiers Don't Cry."
 
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Valery M. Ortiz
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Ortiz grew up in Orlando, Florida. An early love of dancing led to major roles in local theater productions. Her passion and talent eventually brought her to Los Angeles, where she immediately found success hosting a local television program. Other acting and hosting opportunities quickly followed...
 
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Ramón Franco
Actor, The Bridge
Ramon Franco was born in Puerto Rico and raised in the South Bronx. By age 22, he was already a veteran stage performer with considerable television experience. He's best known to movie audiences through his co-starring role in Heartbreak Ridge with Clint Eastwood. Ramon received a baptism by fire in the off-Broadway Theatre during his early teen-aged years...
 
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Johanna Quintero
Johanna Quintero was born in Pennsylvania during the mid seventies; back when mood rings, lava lamps, sea monkeys, and pet rocks captured the imagination of Americans. At the tender age of three her parents decided to return to the enchanting island of Puerto Rico - their homeland. Attracted to arts at an early age Johanna found her passion for ballet...
 
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Karina D'Bautista
Actress, Cutthroat
Karina was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico. She's a down to earth person and that makes people be around her. At the age of 5 started singing for fun just to make family and friends have a good time. At the age of 7, she enters the Choir of kids in the town of Caguas. Learning to read, sing and write music ...
 
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Frankie Muniz
Frankie was born in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey, to Denise, a nurse, and Francisco Muniz III, a restaurateur. His father is of Puerto Rican heritage and his mother is of Irish and Italian descent. Frankie was home-schooled since Grade Six. He started his acting career performing the role of Tiny Tim in "A Christmas Carol" for three years...
 
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Wilmer Calderon
Wilmer Calderon was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico and moved to Brandon, Florida near Tampa at the age of two. He learned to speak Spanish at home from his parents and English from watching "Sesame Street." At the age of five he started playing baseball, a year round sport in Florida, and it quickly became his major preoccupation throughout his school years...
 
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Lillian Hurst
Actress, Orange County
Hurst was born in the Villa Palmera section of San Juan, Puerto Rico, where the middle class families live. Her father was the owner of the "Farmacia Imperial" (Imperial Pharmacy) located in the neighborhood of Barrio Obrero. Hurst is also a cousin of Puerto Rican television producer Tommy Muñiz. She received her primary and secondary education in the capital...
 
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Lou Pizarro
Lou Pizarro was born in the Bronx, NY and lived in the projects with his parents and 2 siblings. The family later relocated to California's San Fernando Valley. Following a stint in the United States Marines (USMC), Lou Pizarro moved his Family to Florida and became involved in the world of Repossession...
 
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Eddie Perez
Stunts, Deadpool
Eddie Perez born in New York, a city where you can stay indoors all day and watch the world pass you by, or get up and participate with all it has to offer. Eddie Perez chose the latter. An active kid, who spent his summers with family in Puerto Rico, Eddie achieved the honor of Eagle Scout at the age of thirteen...
 
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Arturo Gil
Arturo Gil has a rare form of dwarfism and only stands three and half feet tall. His height hasn't stopped him from doing anything unless it's a vertical issue. A step stool or a ladder comes in handy. Gil was born in New Orleans, Louisiana but was raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico and is bilingual English/Spanish...
 
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Tony Alameda
Tony hails from a musically oriented family. Raised in Puerto Rico he had no specific artistic inclination, yet experimented with percussion instruments and the cornet while in grade school. At the age of twelve, Tony had his first exposure to the theatrical arts when he volunteered as an extra in a high school stage production...
 
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Norma Maldonado
Born on Governor's Island, New York, actress Norma Maldonado has built a solid reputation in Hollywood by bringing passion to every project. Whether playing a commanding attorney or a mother fighting for her children, Norma always shines on screen. She's starred in dozens of film and television projects including Mad Men...
 
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Todo Segalla
Todó has appeared in many television programs and movies with credits from All My Children, C.P.W., Law & Order, New York Undercover to many others. His movie credits range from Crossings, Sunset Park High, and the Japanese movie Sleepy Heads, to The Peacemaker, The Bone Collector and Die Hard with a Vengeance...
 
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Marisé Alvarez
Actress, Che: Part One
Born and raised in San Juan, Marisé is one of Puerto Rico's most exciting up and coming talents. She has a Bachelors degree in Drama and Education from the University of Puerto Rico, and a Masters degree in Applied Theatre from the University of Manchester, UK. Marisé has been working in Theatre, Film...
 
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Barbara Lee-Belmonte
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Barbara entered the film industry as an actress. While working as a Production Assistant at Warner Bros. Studios and a Special Assistant coordinating events for Jerry Buss, owner of The Staples Center and Los Angeles Lakers, she found early acting success in television...
 
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Osvaldo Ríos
Born in the land of giants Carolina, Puerto Rico, Osvaldo Ríos is a charismatic and talented singer and actor that in 10-year career has been highlighted with overwhelming success around the international market of music, film and television. His television series have been seen across the world, including countries such as Spain...
 
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Diana Noris
Actress, Devil's Five
Diana Noris is an Actress, Artist, Writer, Animal Activist, President of Women in the Arts Miami and a very active Philanthropist. The actress combines her genuine nature, philanthropy & humility.....it equates to a Q-rating that is rising very, very rapidly!! Diana has grazed the covers of many magazines such as "Latina Magazine" ...
 
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Manny Siverio
Manny Siverio is a New York based Latino Stunt Coordinator, Stuntman, 2nd Unit Director, Actor & Writer who has been involved in the film business for roughly 25 years. The eldest child of Efrain Siverio and Gladys Quintana. He was born April 23, 1960 in Brooklyn, New York and raised in Hatillo/Arecibo...
 
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Janet Alvarez Gonzalez
Dr. Janet Alvarez Gonzalez is an established film scriptwriter, director and producer and television and radio personality in Latin America and the Caribbean. Born on February 7, 1965 in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, she began her career in the late 1980's as a director and producer, and political reporter for US television and radio networks PBS NPR...
 
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Eddie Matos
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He attended high school in New Jersey. He is in a three-person band called "23 Link Chain" in which he plays drums. He taught himself to play.
 
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Cordelia González
Cordelia González is a movie and theatre Actress, Master of Ceremonies, Voice and Broadcast Media professional born in San Juan, Puerto Rico.Mrs. González has a Bachelor's Degree in Drama / Theatre Arts and Stagecraft from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus and also a Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in acting from the Yale School of Drama...
 
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Iris Chacón
Puerto Rican born singer/actress who became internationally famous due to her well-endowed figure. Always causing a sensation wherever she visited, Chacon's variety show, "The Iris Chacon Show/El Show de Iris Chacon" was a hit in over 15 countries during its height in the 1970's and 1980's. Presently residing in Florida...
 
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Olga San Juan
Actress, Blue Skies
She possessed the same tiny frame and fervid Latin temperament as her Brazilian counterpart, Carmen Miranda, and, for most her career, Puerto Rican singer/dancer Olga San Juan, like Miranda, was a welcome distraction by American audiences. A flavorful, scene-stealing personality who delightfully mangled the English language...
 
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Tito Puente
Soundtrack, Blow
Ernest "Tito" Anthony Puente was the eldest son of Puerto Rican parents. His mother called him "Ernestito" which means "Little Ernest", which was later shortened to "Tito". His mother saw his musical potential and enrolled him in piano classes. Eventually he attended the Juilliard School of Music from 1945-47 on the GI bill...
 
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Chay Santini
Chay Santini continues to work professionally as an actress, spokesperson, model and/or host within the entertainment markets of Florida, Puerto Rico, New York and Los Angeles. Her commercial credits, both in English and Spanish, begin at the age of three. These include various regional and national spots...
 
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Alberto Vazquez
Alberto Vazquez was born in Spanish Harlem, New York. His parents are from Puerto Rico. Alberto was interested in acting since his childhood. He was a television junkie and would imitate characters from popular TV shows in the sixties. He started studying acting in 1975 with Julie Bovasso (Travolta's mother in Saturday Night Fever)...
 
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Tobi-Wan D'Acosta
Actor, Channing
Coming from a long line of doctors and lawyers in his family, and a blessed upbringing, Tobi-Wan constantly found himself encircled by wisdom. He is the first individual in his family to pioneer towards the path of entertainment and art. He has an older sister, Lourdes Cristina Rodriguez D'Acosta. At Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola...
 
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Germán Legarreta
Casting Department, Fruitvale Station
Germán Legarreta was destined to be a star. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, it didn't take long for for him to get his first big break -- a commercial when he was just three years old. Throughout his formative years he balanced a career as a successful child star and a competitive gymnast. Germán soon emerged as "someone to watch," and he and traveled to competitions throughout the US...
 
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Lydia Nicole
Tenacity, courage, audacity and motivation are trademarks of Lydia Nicole. These qualities have served her from a Harlem childhood to the present. She lives a very diverse life - mother, actress, writer, comedian, motivational speaker, and executive - with each role gaining greater and greater insight into the industry...
 
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Laimarie Serrano
Laimarie was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. At the tender age of 5 with the help of her father, she began writing, casting and directing plays for her church as long as she was always the leading actress. Being the only girl and the youngest of 4 children, her parents supported and encouraged her creativity...
 
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Jose David Acevedo
Actor, Penance
Jose David Acevedo was born and raised in the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. Jose David is a US NAVY veteran with 10 years served. After his career with the military was over he moved to Los Angeles to follow his dream of becoming an actor and owning his own production company. Jose David graduated in May 2016 from the California State University...
 
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Jesus Ruiz
Jesus Ruiz was born third of four children into a Puerto Rican family and grew up on the Lower East Side of New York City. As a child, Jesus loved to perform, not only was he a visual artist, but a musician as well. Jesus received a full scholarship to the elite private academic institution The Franklin...
 
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Willie Colón
Soundtrack, Carlito's Way
Willie Colón, Bronx-born of Puerto Rican grandparents, has fused his musical talent, his passion for humanity, and his community and political activism into an extraordinary, multifaceted career. His achievements in all his activities are widely recognized. As musician, composer, arranger, singer, and trombonist...
 
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Teeadora Paz
Actress, Airbag
Stephanie Lopez was born in the beautiful Island of Puerto Rico. She is the youngest of three children Theater Instructor Deliris Nazario and retired Louisiana TV news director, Cinematographer Carlos Lopez. She has 5 other siblings from fathers previous marriages. Her passion for the Performing Arts opened doors at the young age of 6 years old in Italian foreign film as an orphan Background...
 
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Gloria Laino
Gloria Laino was born of a Dominican mother and a Puerto Rican father in the beach town of Guanica, Puerto Rico and was raised there and in New York City. Her young adult years were spent in Jordan, where she learned to speak fluent Arabic. Laino started on the stage. Her career leaped forward when a line in a play seen by a casting director got her cast in her first TV show...
 
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Elvis Crespo
Soundtrack, Training Day
Born in New York, Elvis Crespo was raised in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico where his parents relocated shortly after his birth. The Puerto Rican singer always dreamt of either becoming a baseball player or a member of the then-popular Puerto Rican singing sensation, "Menudo," however it was not that he helped form the popular merengue group...
 
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La Lupe
Soundtrack, The Birdcage
Well known for her high level of camp and her energetic performances, La Lupe was one of the Spanish-language world's greatest performance. Born in Cuba to a poor family, La Lupe began her life as a schoolteacher in Havana at her father's request. However music was in her blood, and against his wishes she entered a singing competition on the radio where she won first place...
 
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Millie Corretjer
Soundtrack, Under Suspicion
Puerto Rican singer/actress who got her start hosting a children's show in her native Puerto Rico. Presently, Millie has been involved in a very successful singing career that has allowed her to dabble in salsa and merengue music. She is married to world famous boxer Oscar De La Hoya.
 
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La La Anthony
La La Anthony is an actress and producer, known for her roles in Think Like a Man and Think Like a Man Too, in which she starred alongside Kevin Hart and Taraji P. Henson, Spike Lee's Chi-Raq, and television shows Unforgettable on A&E with Poppy Montgomery and Starz' hit show Power, executive produced by 50 Cent and starring Omari Hardwick...
 
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Joemy Blanco
Actress Jo Blanco has been working steadily for the past 10 years in Mexico, Colombia, the U.S and her hometown Puerto RIco. Jo's love for the dramatic arts began at an early age when her family would take weekly Sunday trips to the theater. Jo's grandfather was the famous Latin Jazz pianist Joe Blanco which made it easy for Jo to fall in love with the magical creative process of performing...
 
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Carla Orlandi
Carla was discovered at age 14 by a modeling scout. She then moved to NYC and studied acting at The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute. Carla is of Belgian (Belgium), Finish descent and she grew up in Puerto Rico. She speaks English, Spanish, German, Italian and Danish. Carla is happily married to Navy Lieutenant Commander Michael L...
 
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Luis Salgado
Luis Salgado is an international Actor, director, choreographer and educator based in NYC. He is well known for his work as the Latin Assistant Choreographer of the Tony Award winning musical "In The Heights". In 2014 he originated the role of Kid Rizzo on the Broadway Musical "Rocky". He has also performed...
 
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Rebecca Torrellas
Actress, Zombiefied
Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Rebecca Torrellas began performing lead roles in theater at age 5. At age 6 she began dancing training, dancing on television on shows in Puerto Rico such as Sandra Zaiter and Titi Chagua. Moving to Victoria, Texas, at the age of 9, she continued dancing and became part of the speech team...
 
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James M. Sandín
Actor, Bully
James M. Sandín was born Jaime Andrés McAdams Sandín in the Santurce district of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Prior to entering the first grade, he moved to Westchester County (NY) with his family and began proper schooling in the English language. His mother, a lifelong educator, continued his concurrent Spanish studies at home and he remains bilingual to this day...
 
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Omar Mora
Born and raised in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, Mora first turned to medicine, studying to become a doctor in his homeland as well as Mexico. He then moved to New York City for his residency. It was after witnessing the tragedy of September 11th that he decided life was too short not to do everything you want...
 
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Jorie Burgos
Jorie started performing at the young age of 6 in a small community recreation center in San Juan, Puerto Rico. There she studied Drama and Ballet while her grandmother took knitting classes. Not to long after that her family moved to Florida, where she did not participate in any arts till age 13, when she became involved in Color Guard and Dance...
 
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Jacqueline Duprey
Actress, The Vessel
Jacqueline Duprey has built a successful career on stage both in US as well as abroad. She has performed at many of the nation's foremost regional theaters. These include Yale Repertory Theater, The Alliance Theater, Los Angeles Theater Center, Dallas Theater Center, Arizona Theater Company, Pasadena Playhouse and many more...
 
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Michelle Rivera
Actress, The Nice Guys
Born in San Turce, Puerto Rico to a Dominican mother and a Puerto Rican/Spaniard father, Michelle's aptitude for entertaining began at a young age in Puerto Rico performing in numerous children's productions. A performing arts program in middle school afforded Michelle the opportunity to compete nationally in different artistic genres...
 
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Pili Montilla
Actress, Unknowns
EMMY award winning TV host, producer & social media influencer, Pili Montilla, has made a name for herself as the "go to" host in the bilingual entertainment world. Always immersed in the world of music, Pili has built a solid and reputable reputation as a music reporter both in the mass market as well as in the fast growing alternative music scene...