The Leading Spanish Men!by dziwnytenswiat | created - 10 Nov 2012 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
Top 25 from all films I've seen. Rules for the Ranking: my personal rating + the imdb rating x votes. Including Actors from all Spanish Speaking Regions.
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 ...
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...
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).
4. Sergi López
Actor | El laberinto del fauno
Sergi López is a Spanish actor, whose specialty is villains of all types but whose range also includes dramatizing romantic and comedic roles with equal mastery. He was born outside of Barcelona in the seaside town of Villanova i la Geltrú on December 22nd, 1965. As a youth he was inclined towards ...
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 JosÃfÂ© Antonio DomÃfÂnguez Banderas on August 10, 1960, in MÃfÂ¡laga, ...
6. 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 ...
Actor | Tesis
Actor | El orfanato
Fernando Cayo was born on April 22, 1968 in Valladolid, Valladolid, Castilla y León, Spain as Fernando Cayo Jiménez. He is an actor and casting director, known for The Orphanage (2007), La piel que habito (2011) and The Counselor (2013).
Actor | Hable con ella
Born in La Rioja (Spain) in 1967. Soon he moved to Madrid to graduate in Dramatic Arts. He use to work as an usher at the Fígaro Theatre in Madrid. His stage debut was in "El caballero de Olmedo" by Félix Lope de Vega back in 1991. After his great success in the TV-sitcom 7 vidas (1999), he worked ...
10. Ricardo Darín
Actor | El secreto de sus ojos
Ricardo Darín was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on January 16, 1957. He works since he was a little boy, and has obtained with the years a remarkable evolution from soap opera gallant and tv comedies to an excellent leading figure of the most importants Argentinian movies. At the age of 10 he ...
Actor | Diarios de motocicleta
Rodrigo De la Serna was born on April 18, 1976 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina as Lionel Rodrigo de la Serna Chevalier. He is an actor, known for The Motorcycle Diaries (2004), Hermanos y detectives (2006) and Sol negro (2003).
12. Luis Tosar
Actor | Celda 211
13. Eduardo Noriega
Actor | The Last Stand
Eduardo Noriega Gómez was born in Santander, Cantabria, Spain. The youngest of 7 siblings, he had shown a very big talent for artistic activities since he was a child. He began taking piano lessons and got into the Santander Music Conservatory, where he studied for five years. His music professors ...
14. Alberto Ammann
Actor | Celda 211
In 2009, Alberto Ammann went from being an unknown drama student to becoming one of Spain's best known actors with just one movie. The previous year, Ammann joined the ranks of Penelope Cruz, Jordi Molla and Elena Anaya when he won a coveted spot on the list of Caras Nuevas, a discovery initiative ...
15. Fernando Rey
Actor | Tristana
Fernando Rey, the great Spanish movie actor primarily known in the United States for his role as "Frog One" in The French Connection (1971) and its sequel, was born Fernando Casado D'Arambillet on September 20 1917, in A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, the son of Colonel Casado Veiga. Originally, the young...
16. Lluís Homar
Actor | Los abrazos rotos
Lluís Homar was born on April 20, 1957 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Lluís Homar Toboso. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Broken Embraces (2009), Eva (2011) and Bad Education (2004).
17. Raul Julia
Actor | Street Fighter
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 ...
Actor | Todo sobre mi madre
Spanish actor and director of cinema and theater. Son of the actress Carola Fernán Gómez. When he was three years old he comes back to Spain from Argentina. He has written comedies, novels and poem books. He plays a wide repertoire of roles from comedy to drama.
19. Quim Gutiérrez
Actor | Azuloscurocasinegro
Quim Gutiérrez was born on March 27, 1981 in Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Joaquim Gutiérrez Ylla. He is an actor, known for Dark Blue Almost Black (2006), The Last Days (2013) and Anacleto: Agente secreto (2015).
20. Demián Bichir
Actor | The Hateful Eight
Demián Bichir Najera was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to Maricruz Nájera (María de la Cruz Nájera 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...
21. Jorge Sanz
Actor | Belle Epoque
22. Claudio Brook
Actor | Licence to Kill
Claudio Brook was born on August 28, 1927 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Claude Sydney Brook Marnat. He was an actor, known for Licence to Kill (1989), The Exterminating Angel (1962) and Revenge (1990). He was married to Alicia Bonet, Eugenia Avendaño and Mercedes Pascual. He died on ...
23. Ernesto Alterio
Actor | El otro lado de la cama
Ernesto Alterio was born on September 25, 1970 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is an actor, known for The Other Side of the Bed (2002), Clandestine Childhood (2011) and Los lobos de Washington (1999). He is married to Juana Acosta. They have one child.
Actor | Amar te duele
25. Francisco Rabal
Actor | Goya en Burdeos
Francisco Rabal -- Paco to everyone -- was born in the mining camp where his father worked. His mother owned a small mill. At the age of six, with the Civil War breaking out, the family emigrated to Madrid and he started working as a street salesman and later in a chocolate factory, which later led...