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1. Alejandro González Iñárritu Alejandro González Iñárritu Writer, Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Alejandro González Iñárritu (Spanish pronunciation, ih-nyar-ee-too; born August 15, 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...
2. Diego Luna Diego Luna Actor, Milk Diego Luna Alexander was born in Mexico City, Mexico on December 29, 1979, to a Mexican father, Alejandro Luna, and an English mother, Fiona Alexander, who worked as a costume designer. His mother died when Diego was only two, in a car accident. He soon became immersed in his father's passion, entertainment - he is the most acclaimed living theatre, cinema and opera set designer in Mexico...
3. Kate del Castillo Kate del Castillo Actress, The Book of Life One of Mexico's most acclaimed and popular actresses, 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, which is to date the highest-grossing Spanish-language theatrical release in U.S. history. Kate is...
4. Emmanuel Lubezki Emmanuel Lubezki Cinematographer, Gravity
5. Eiza González Eiza González Actress, Pilot
6. Lupita Nyong'o Lupita Nyong'o Self, The Oscars Lupita Amondi Nyong'o was born March 1, 1983 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Kenyan parents, Dorothy and Peter Anyang' Nyong'o. Her father, a senator, was then a visiting lecturer in political science. She was raised in Kenya. At age 16, her parents sent her back to Mexico for seven months to learn Spanish...
7. Alfonso Cuarón 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 immediately started to film everything he saw...
8. Daniela Bobadilla Daniela Bobadilla Actress, Mr. Troop Mom
9. Diego Boneta Diego Boneta Actor, Rock of Ages Diego Andrés González Boneta was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to engineers Lauro Andrés González Lima and Astrid Boneta López. His father is Mexican, and his mother was born in the U.S., to a Puerto Rican father and a Spanish mother. Diego began his career at the age of 12 when he participated in "Codigo Fama," a children's singing reality series in Mexico...
10. Ricardo Montalban Ricardo Montalban Actor, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! Handsome Ricardo Montalban was the epitome of continental elegance, charm and grace on film and television and in the late 1940s and early 1950s reinvigorated the Rudolph Valentino / Ramon Novarro "Latin Lover" style in Hollywood without achieving top screen stardom. Moreover, unlike most minority actors of his time...
11. Demian Bichir Demian Bichir Actor, The Heat 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. Demián began acting, at age 3 at the Palace of Fine Arts in his native Mexico City...
12. Cantinflas Cantinflas Actor, Around the World in Eighty Days Cantinflas was a prolific and productive Mexican comedian/producer/writer/singer. He was married to Valentina Ivanova from 1936 until her death. He appeared in more than 55 films, including (as Passepartoute) Around the World in Eighty Days.
13. Karla Souza Karla Souza Actress, The Noble Family
14. Mario Van Peebles Mario Van Peebles Actor, Ali Mario Van Peebles was born in Mexico City. He was an analyst for the New York City Mayor's Office of Management and Budget under Mayor Ed Koch during the city's fiscal crisis in 1979, going by the name Mario Peebles. Assigned to the Environmental Protection Agency budget task force.
15. Alfonso Herrera Alfonso Herrera Actor, The Perfect Dictatorship Alfonso (Poncho) Herrera was born in August 28th of 1983 in Monterrey, Mexico. He is a Mexican actor and singer known primarily for performances in Mexican telenovelas. He is also a member of the telenovela-derived music group RBD. As a kid, Alfonso, or Poncho as his friends call him, dreamed of becoming a pilot and wanted to move to San Antonio...
16. Jaime Camil Jaime Camil Actor, Pulling Strings He is the son of a rich Mexican businessman of Egyptian descent and a talented Brazilian singer from Ipanema. He began his career singing in bohemian Clubs along with the famous Cubans, Amaury Guitierrez and Pancho Céspedes. His father wanted him to be a businessman. He studied business and worked in his company for a couple of years...
17. Jaime Aymerich Jaime Aymerich Actor, In a World... Born in Mexico City, Jaime's acting skills and personal dynamics were evident since childhood. While still in high school in Mexico, he studied acting every possible spare minute, until one day, on a day off from school, he just took off without thinking, to Televisa San Angel (the country's largest TV station) and asked for a job as an actor (which he got!) and never looked back...
18. Kuno Becker Kuno Becker Actor, Goal! The Dream Begins
19. Eugenio Derbez Eugenio Derbez Writer, Instructions Not Included 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 continues prepping himself in L.A...
20. Thalía Thalía Actress, Mambo Café
21. Fernanda Romero Fernanda Romero Actress, Drag Me to Hell Born in Mexico City, Fernanda Romero started her career participating in the sensational youth group Fryzzby (BMG). Although after her early career she walked away from music to study Fashion Design, her destiny was always to be in front of the camera. After getting the opportunity to host the popular show "Control" on Univision...
22. Roberto Orci Roberto Orci Writer, Transformers
23. Anahí Anahí Actress, Primer amor... tres años después Anahi was born in Mexico. She's had roles in Tu y Yo, in which she played a 17 year old girl while she was 13, and Vivo Por Elena, in which she played Talita, a naive and innocent teenager. Anahi lives with her mother and sister name Marychelo. She hopes to become a fashion designer one day, and is currently pursuing a career in singing.
24. Maite Perroni Maite Perroni Actress, Episode #1.1 Maite Perroni Beoriegui was born in March 3, 1983 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal. She is a Mexican singer and actress. Maite gained international popularity as a member of the successful group RBD. Maite Perroni was only eleven months old when she and her family moved to Guadalajara, the capital of the state of Jalisco in Mexico...
25. Aislinn Derbez Aislinn Derbez Actress, A la mala
26. Fernando Colunga 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 after advice from a friend...
27. Christopher Von Uckermann Christopher Von Uckermann Actor, Pilot Christopher Uckermann was born to a Mexican father and a Swedish mother. He started his acting career when he was just 3 years old in TV commercials. In 1999, he was cast in El diario de Daniela, . He then starred in Amigos X Siempre in 2000, alongside Spanish Mexican singer/actress Belinda Peregrín...
28. Paulina Gaitan Paulina Gaitan Actress, Trade
29. Jack Duarte Jack Duarte Actor, Rebelde Robert Jack Duarte Wallace, known as Jack Duarte, is a mexican actor, singer, and songwriter. Born on April 7, 1986 (Mexico City, Distrito Federal), Jack Duarte began his artistic career at age thirteen (2001) with Magneto (M5), an international (Latin America) known Mexican Pop group. Within a five year span, M5 received 2 Platinum Records in Bolivia and a Platinum Record in Costa Rica...
30. Sandra Echeverría Sandra Echeverría Actress, Savages
31. Alfonso Arau Alfonso Arau Actor, Romancing the Stone Alfonso Arau has had a long and fruitful career both in front of and behind the camera and is one of the most prominent filmmakers of the Latino community in Hollywood. He was a drama disciple of Seki Sano--a Japanese teacher, classmate of Lee Strasberg with Konstantin Stanislavski in Russia--and traveled the world from 1964 to 1968 with his one-man show...
32. Guillermo Arriaga Guillermo Arriaga Writer, Babel
33. Rodrigo Prieto Rodrigo Prieto Cinematographer, The Wolf of Wall Street
34. Pedro Armendáriz Pedro Armendáriz Actor, From Russia with Love Born in Mexican revolution times, Pedro Armendáriz was the first child of Mexican Pedro Armendáriz García-Conde and American Adele Hastings. He was raised in Churubusco, then a suburb of Mexico City, before the family traveled to Laredo, Texas. They lived there until 1921, the year Armendáriz' parents died...
35. Carlton Cuse Carlton Cuse Writer, Bates Motel Born in Mexico City, Carlton Cuse grew up in Boston and Orange County, California. He attended Harvard University, graduating with a degree in American History. He started his career in feature films working first as a development executive then formed a partnership with feature writer, Jeffrey Boam...
36. Dulce María Dulce María Actress, Have You Seen Lupita? Dulce Maria Espinoza Saviñón started her career when she was only a little girl, doing commercials. At age 8 she was part of a show for kids called Plaza Sésamo and shortly after, started at El Club de Gaby. Dulce Maria started singing in 1996 with the band Kids, that made success with songs like, "La Mejor De Tus Sonrisas" and "Prende El Switch"...
37. Gabriela de la Garza Gabriela de la Garza Actress, Dragonball: Evolution Actress Gabriela De la Garza was born in Mexico City to musician parents Sergio De la Garza, a pianist, and Carmen Tames Mejia, an organist. Her grandfather is the legendary Manuel Tames "Regulo" - one of the most influential actors of Mexico's Golden Film Era. One could say that her artistic sensibilities were passed down to her...
38. Adrian Alonso Adrian Alonso Actor, The Legend of Zorro
39. Laura Cerón Laura Cerón Actress, Criminal Laura Ceron was born in Mexico City. At 10 years old Laura and family moved to Chicago suburb Elgin, Ill. After high school she became a member of The Latino Chicago Theater Company, where she starred in dozens of plays, including Each Day Dies With Sleep, Dona Sol and Her Trained Dog, and Federico García Lorca's Once Five Years Pass...
40. Adriana Louvier Adriana Louvier Actress, Más negro que la noche
41. Patricia Manterola Patricia Manterola Actress, The City of Lost Souls
42. Pedro Armendáriz Jr. Pedro Armendáriz Jr. Actor, Once Upon a Time in Mexico
43. Jorge Rivero Jorge Rivero Actor, Rio Lobo Very handsome and muscular Mexican leading man of Spanish origin, on-screen from the mid-1960s. Ironically, in his debut film he played a masked wrestler and his face was never shown. Rivero soon became a sex symbol and a major box-office star, and was called by Hollywood to star with John Wayne in Howard Hawks's Rio Lobo...
44. Guillermo Navarro Guillermo Navarro Cinematographer, Pan's Labyrinth
45. Eduardo Yáñez Eduardo Yáñez Actor, Wild Things Eduardo Yáñez is one of Mexico's most celebrated leading men of stage and television. Born in Mexico City, this handsome and charming star is one of the most sought-after male actors in the Mexican television industry. He has appeared in several soap operas, such as Quiéreme siempre, El amor nunca muere...
46. Giselle Itié Giselle Itié Actress, The Expendables
47. Alessandra Rosaldo Alessandra Rosaldo Actress, Spare Parts
48. Zuria Vega Zuria Vega Actress, Más negro que la noche
49. Yareli Arizmendi Yareli Arizmendi Actress, Como agua para chocolate Yareli was born in Mexico City. A proud Cuban-Mexican-American, she studied high school in Kansas. She got her BA in Political Science from the UCSD and went on to receive her MFA at the same institution. She is best known for her role as Rosaura, the "mean" sister in 'Like Water for Chocolate' and Lila...
50. Camila Sodi Camila Sodi Actress, Niñas Mal
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