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1. Lupita Nyong'o Lupita Nyong'o Actress, Non-Stop 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...
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. 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...
4. 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...
5. Karla Souza Karla Souza Actress, The Noble Family
6. 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...
7. Ricardo Montalban Ricardo Montalban Actor, The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! 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...
8. 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...
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. Daniela Bobadilla Daniela Bobadilla Actress, Mr. Troop Mom
11. Eiza González Eiza González Actress, Pilot
12. 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.
13. Emmanuel Lubezki Emmanuel Lubezki Cinematographer, Gravity
14. Kuno Becker Kuno Becker Actor, Goal! The Dream Begins
15. 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...
16. Eugenio Derbez Eugenio Derbez Writer, Instructions Not Included Eugenio Derbez is a Mexican actor, writer, director and producer. He's unquestionably one of Mexico's best-known stars, the most recognized actor among the Spanish-speaking population in the United States, and most importantly, one of the most influential creative forces in Latin America. For over two decades...
17. 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.
18. Thalía Thalía Actress, Mambo Café
19. Paulina Gaitan Paulina Gaitan Actress, Trade
20. Aislinn Derbez Aislinn Derbez Actress, A la mala
21. Olga Segura Olga Segura Actress, Cellmates Olga Segura was born in Mexico City and grew up in Panama, Saltillo, and Monterrey. She has a degree in international commerce and a masters degree in project administration from the prestigious ESCP in Paris. Back in Mexico City, she studied at Casa Azul while attending production seminars with executive producer Tita Lombardo (Babel...
22. Roberto Orci Roberto Orci Writer, Transformers
23. 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...
24. 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...
25. 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...
26. Ana Alicia Ana Alicia Actress, Halloween II Born in Mexico City, Mexico on December 12, 1956, Ana-Alicia grew up in El Paso, Texas, where she lived with her grandmother, widowed mother, and three siblings. After winning a full scholarship to the prestigious Wellesley College in Massachusetts, Alicia was drawn to acting. She then decided to leave Wellesley...
27. Hugo Catalán Hugo Catalán Actor, Clandestinos
28. 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...
29. Adrian Alonso Adrian Alonso Actor, The Legend of Zorro
30. 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...
31. 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...
32. Ana Serradilla Ana Serradilla Actress, Tired of Kissing Frogs
33. Sandra Echeverría Sandra Echeverría Actress, Savages
34. Guillermo Arriaga Guillermo Arriaga Writer, Babel
35. 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...
36. Rodrigo Prieto Rodrigo Prieto Cinematographer, The Wolf of Wall Street
37. Alejandro de la Madrid Alejandro de la Madrid Actor, Four Moons
38. Giselle Itié Giselle Itié Actress, The Expendables
39. Pedro Armendáriz Jr. Pedro Armendáriz Jr. Actor, Once Upon a Time in Mexico
40. Patricia Manterola Patricia Manterola Actress, The City of Lost Souls
41. Camila Sodi Camila Sodi Actress, Niñas Mal
42. 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. Gabriela started her career in commercials and modeling jobs then turned her focus to television...
43. Paulina Rubio Paulina Rubio Self, 2004 MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamerica Paulina grew up travelling because of her mother, famous actress Susana Dosamantes. By the time she was 7 years old, she knew she wanted to be a singer. She studied dancing/singing at El Centro de Capacitacion de Televisa. Later, she was a member of teen pop sensation, Timbiriche, along with Thalía...
44. Zuria Vega Zuria Vega Actress, Más negro que la noche
45. Carmen Aub Carmen Aub Actress, Episode #1.25
46. Lorena Rojas Lorena Rojas Actress, Broken Hearts
47. 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...
48. Guillermo Navarro Guillermo Navarro Cinematographer, Pan's Labyrinth
49. Carlos Reygadas Carlos Reygadas Director, Silent Light
50. Paulie Redding Paulie Redding Actress, Down and Dangerous
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