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1. Lupita Nyong'o Lupita Nyong'o Actress, Star Wars: The Force Awakens 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. Alejandro G. Iñárritu Alejandro G. Iñárritu Producer, The Revenant Alejandro González Iñárritu (ih-nyar-ee-too), born August 15th, 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 Mexican-born director to have won the Prix de la mise en scene or best director award at Cannes (2006)...
3. Karla Souza Karla Souza Actress, Verano de amor
4. 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...
5. Demián Bichir 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 began acting...
6. Eiza González Eiza González Actress, Amores verdaderos
7. Mario Van Peebles Mario Van Peebles Actor, Ali Mario Van Peebles is a highly regarded director, actor, producer and writer. His directorial skills can be seen in the retelling of the epic mini-series "Roots" starring Forest Whitaker and Matthew Good. Van Pebbles has directed award-winning shows such as the recent hit "Empire" and "The Last Ship,"...
8. 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...
9. 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...
10. Kate del Castillo Kate del Castillo Actress, La mentira 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...
11. Emmanuel Lubezki Emmanuel Lubezki Cinematographer, Gravity Lubezki began his career in Mexican film and television productions in the late 1980s. His first international production was the 1993 independent film Twenty Bucks, which followed the journey of a single twenty-dollar bill. Lubezki is a frequent collaborator with fellow Mexican filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón...
12. Daniela Bobadilla Daniela Bobadilla Actress, Anger Management Daniela Bobadilla is most renowned for her role as Sam Goodson in the FX series "Anger Management" where she starred opposite Charlie Sheen as his high octane daughter. She also portrayed the role of Emma in the NBC series "Awake" alongside Jason Isaacs. Most recently she played Riley Taft "Perfect High" opposite Bella Thorne...
13. Jaime Camil Jaime Camil Actor, Qué pobres tan ricos 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...
14. Ricardo Montalban Ricardo Montalban Actor, Fantasy Island 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...
15. Paulina Gaitan Paulina Gaitan Actress, Trade
16. 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...
17. Eugenio Derbez Eugenio Derbez Producer, 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...
18. Veronica Falcón Veronica Falcón Actress, Un monstruo de mil cabezas Veronica Falcon is a Mexican actress-choreographer. She was born in Mexico City. In 2014, Mrs. Falcon was nominated by The Mexican Film Critics Association (PECIME) for a Silver Goddess Award as Best Supporting Actress in film. She trained in Europe and the US, both as an actor and as a choreographer...
19. Itatí Cantoral Itatí Cantoral Actress, Hasta que el dinero nos separe
20. Kuno Becker Kuno Becker Actor, Goal! The Dream Begins
21. Paulina Rubio Paulina Rubio Self, The X Factor 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...
22. Natalia Cordova-Buckley Natalia Cordova-Buckley Actress, McFarland, USA
23. Alfonso Herrera Alfonso Herrera Actor, La dictadura perfecta 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...
24. Thalía Thalía Actress, Mambo Café
25. Gabriela de la Garza Gabriela de la Garza Actress, Lo que es el amor 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...
26. Giselle Itié Giselle Itié Actress, Bela, a Feia
27. 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...
28. Ana Alicia Ana Alicia Actress, Falcon Crest Born in Mexico City, Mexico on December 12, 1956, Ana Alicia became the third of four children to Carlos Celestino Ortiz and Alicia Torres Ortiz. She grew up in El Paso, Texas from age 6 after the passing of her father. There, she lived with her grandmother, widowed mother, her uncle Louie and three siblings in a house her father had purchased for her grandmother...
29. Pablo Azar Pablo Azar Actor, Reina de corazones
30. Sandra Echeverría Sandra Echeverría Actress, Savages
31. Aislinn Derbez Aislinn Derbez Actress, A la mala
32. Vico Escorcia Vico Escorcia Actress, Eddie Reynolds y Los Ángeles de Acero Vico is a young Franco-Mexican actress. Since she was little, she enjoyed practicing sports such as Gymnastics, Tennis, Horseback Riding, and Wake Boarding. She plays Guitar and Ukulele as a hobby. Being born on a multicultural family, Vico speaks three languages; Spanish, English, and French. Her rigorous schedule made her switch to Homeschooling during her Junior Year of high school...
33. Roberto Orci Roberto Orci Writer, Transformers
34. Adrian Alonso Adrian Alonso Actor, The Legend of Zorro
35. 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.
36. Rodrigo Prieto Rodrigo Prieto Cinematographer, The Wolf of Wall Street
37. Ana Serradilla Ana Serradilla Actress, Cansada de besar sapos
38. Maite Perroni Maite Perroni Actress, Cuidado con el ángel Maite Perroni is one of the most prominent and successful artists in the Latin World. She has starred in the hottest, most popular "Telenovelas" for over a decade. Maite is also an award winning recording artist, performing sold-out concerts throughout Brazil, Mexico and the United States. Her latest Cd...
39. Carlton Cuse Carlton Cuse Writer, San Andreas 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...
40. 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...
41. Camila Sodi Camila Sodi Actress, Señorita Pólvora
42. Guillermo Arriaga Guillermo Arriaga Writer, Babel
43. Fernando Colunga Fernando Colunga Actor, Porque el amor manda 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...
44. Laura Cerón Laura Cerón Actress, ER Laura Ceron born in Mexico City was raised in Chicago Suburb Elgin. Was a member of The Latino Chicago Theater Company, where they created many original productions and innovative stylized theatrical form such as "Cartooning", which merged 'Commedia dell'arte' along with 'Carpero' style Theater. Always giving room to Traditional Theater...
45. Eduardo Yáñez Eduardo Yáñez Actor, Amores verdaderos 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. Khotan Fernandez Khotan Fernandez Actor, El Sexo Débil
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. Jonás Cuarón Jonás Cuarón Writer, Gravity
49. Sebastián Zurita Sebastián Zurita Actor, La Impostora
50. Anahí Anahí Actress, RBD: La familia 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.
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