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Adria Arjona
Accustomed to airplanes and distant countries since she can recall, Adria Arjona was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Mexico City. Falling asleep in Guatemala and waking up in Argentina was not out of norm for her. Her father Ricardo Arjona, a renowned singer-songwriter in Latin America, took her along on his tours allowing her to breathe art...
 
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Jennifer Lopez
Actress, Out of Sight
Jennifer Lynn Lopez was born in the Castle Hill section of The Bronx on July 24, 1969. She is the middle of three musically-inclined sisters, Leslie Lopez, a homemaker, and Lynda Lopez, a DJ on New York's WKTU, a VH1 VJ, and a morning news show correspondent on New York's Channel 11. Jennifer always dreamed of being a multi-tasking superstar...
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Anne Marie Kortright Martinez
Actress, Escape
This beautiful and exotic "Puerto Rican Siren", recently labeled as "The Next Best Thing" by the NY Post, has been modeling since the age of 14. She was born on March 14, 1982 in Nuremberg, Germany on an army base where her father was stationed at the time. Shortly after that baby Anne Marie returned with her parents back to Puerto Rico where they are originally from...
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Talisa Soto
Born to a Puerto Rican family in Brooklyn, Talisa was raised there and in Massachusetts. She started modeling at age 15 and has appeared on the covers of "Vogue," "Mademoiselle," "Glamour," and "Self," as well as in a "Sports Illustrated" swimsuit issue. She has been making film appearances since 1988, beginning with Spike of Bensonhurst.
 
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Ana Isabelle
Actress, Imprisoned
Ana Isabelle is a singer, composer, actress, dancer who stole the hearts of more than 30 million Latinos who voted for her and made her the winner of Viva el Sueño; a music reality show produced by Univision in which Ana Isabelle was crowned as the new Latin music rising star. On her international debut...
 
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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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Joan Smalls
Joan Smalls is a fashion supermodel best known for her work Givenchy, Estée Lauder and as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in five Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2011 through 2015. She has been a face Estee Lauder since 2011, and was the first Latina to represent Estée Lauder...
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Dayanara Torres
Actress, Watch Over Me
The life of Dayanara Torres reads like a modern-day fairy tale . . . From her modest upbringing in Puerto Rico; to being discovered on the streets of her hometown; becoming Miss Universe at the tender age of 18 and, soon-after, a movie star in the Philippines and Puerto Rico; marrying and divorcing; raising two beautiful princes; and bravely striving to rebuild her career ...
 
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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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Carmen Pérez Røsnes
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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Cynthia Rodriguez
Cynthia Rodriguez was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She discovered her passion for the arts at a young age and worked hard to hone her craft. Her hard work paid off when she won two awards for best actress for the film "Love Triangle" from the San Diego Black Film Festival as well as the Los Angeles Cinema Film Festival...
 
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Maripily
Voluptious Puerto Rican model who made a splash on the local hit show "No Te Duermas". She is branching off into film projects and has released a calendar.
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Adamari López
Actress, Camila
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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Karen Gonzalez
Actress, Pitch Perfect
Karen Marie Gonzalez Beniquez was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico on September 13, 1987 and raised in Gainesville, Florida. Singing Pattie Smith's "Sometimes Love Just An't Enough" in the back seat of her mom's rusty brown 1974 Oldsmobile Cutlas Supreme at the age of five; was where Karen first showed signs of a career in the arts...
 
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Paola Andino
Paola Andino was born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico and moved to Dallas, Texas a few months shy of her 3rd birthday. She found her passion for performing at a young age, as an active member of a local Dance Company. At the age of 10, she started taking acting classes and her love for film acting was immediate...
 
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Maritxell Carrero
Maritxell Carrero (2015) English National Opera in London she is the lead actress in Peter Sellars directed Opera "The Indian Queen" nominated for a Golden Mask Award (2015). She has been part of several Mexican Telenovelas including "Bajo Las Riendas del Amor" for Televisa, "Las Dos Caras de Ana" for Venevision and "Dame Chocolate" for Telemundo...
 
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Ivelize Santiago
Producer, actress and writer Ivelize Santiago Born Mayaguez Puerto Rico on December 13,1976. She began her acting career in 2011 taking part in several local television commercials. Ivelize wrote and produced her first feature TV series, La Gran Alondra 2014. The TV series was based on a story of love and passion of the 80 which showed the difference in social classes...
 
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