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1. Joaquin Phoenix Joaquin Phoenix Actor, Gladiator Joaquin Phoenix was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Arlyn (Dunetz) and John Bottom, and is the middle child in a brood of five. His parents, from the continental United States, were then serving as Children of God missionaries. His mother is from a Jewish family in New York, while his father, from California...
2. Rita Moreno Rita Moreno Actress, West Side Story U.S. actress Rita Moreno has had a thriving acting career for the better part of six decades. Moreno, one of the very few (and very first) performers to win an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony, and a Grammy, was born Rosita Dolores Alverío in Humacao, Puerto Rico on December eleventh, 1931, to Rosa María (Marcano)...
3. Benicio Del Toro Benicio Del Toro Actor, Snatch. Benicio Del Toro emerged in the mid-'90s 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 cop in Steven Soderbergh's Traffic. Born in Puerto Rico on February 19...
4. Roselyn Sanchez Roselyn Sanchez Actress, Rush Hour 2
5. Raul Julia Raul Julia Actor, The Addams Family 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 in student dramatics...
6. Carlos Ponce Carlos Ponce Actor, Rio Carlos attended South Miami High School in Miami, Florida, where he was active in the drama department's annual shows. He graduated in 1990.
7. Amaury Nolasco Amaury Nolasco Actor, Transformers
8. David Zayas David Zayas Actor, The Getaway
9. Luis Guzmán Luis Guzmán Actor, Boogie Nights Actor of Puerto Rican descent who made many memorable films in the 1980s due to his villainous persona. Presently resides with his wife and many kids in Vermont.
10. Lymari Nadal Lymari Nadal Actress, American Gangster 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...
11. José Ferrer José Ferrer Actor, Lawrence of Arabia
12. Charlotte Ayanna Charlotte Ayanna Actress, Training Day
13. Ramon Rodriguez Ramon Rodriguez Actor, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
14. Valery M. Ortiz Valery M. Ortiz Actress, Date Movie 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...
15. Gina Lynn Gina Lynn Actress, Survive This Gina Lynn was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, and her family moved to New Jersey when she was five years old. At age 19 she began dancing in strip clubs on the Jersey Shore in Asbury Park. From there she moved to nude modeling for magazine layouts. Her exotic half Hispanic/half Italian look proved to be quite popular with photographers...
16. Armando Riesco Armando Riesco Actor, Garden State Armando Riesco is a remarkably versatile NY actor with credits in film, TV, and the stage. He was born and raised in Puerto Rico of Cuban parents and relocated to the US directly after high school. After graduating from Northwestern University's prestigious theater department he re-located to New York...
17. Renoly Santiago Renoly Santiago Actor, Con Air Renoly Santiago was born in Lajas, Puerto Rico and he spent his childhood in Union City, New Jersey. Before establishing himself as an accomplished entertainer, Renoly started singing, acting, dancing and writing early on, following his calling while very young; earning a dance scholarship to the Ballet Hispanico and a place at The Professional Children's School in New York...
18. Ricky Martin Ricky Martin Self, Ricky Martin: One Night Only Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Ricky initiated his singing career in the Latin all boy-band group Menudo. After leaving the group, he moved to New York to study acting. After finishing his studies, he relocated to Mexico where he performed as actor in "Mama ama el Rock", "Alcanzar una Estrella II"...
19. Joyce Giraud Joyce Giraud Actress, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
20. Ari Meyers Ari Meyers Actress, Dutch Ari Meyers was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Sunday, 6 April 1969. She began an acting career at age 12, with her role as Al Pacino's stepdaughter in Al Pacino's Author! Author! and hasn't looked back, since. Ari dictated her first play, "The Super Magic Show", for her nursery school class to her mom...
21. Paul Calderon Paul Calderon Actor, Pulp Fiction
22. Kamar de los Reyes Kamar de los Reyes Actor, The Cell From playing trumpet alongside Dizzy Gillespie to performing opposite Patrick Stewart in the Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park production of The Tempest directed by George C. Wolfe - Kamar de los Reyes has crafted a musical and acting career as rich and complex as the syncopated rhythms of his Latin roots...
23. Ivonne Coll Ivonne Coll Actress, The Godfather: Part II Ivonne Coll is a TV, film and theater actress born in the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. Her film debut as the "redheaded Yolanda" in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather II made her an international star and one of the first Puerto Rican actresses to cross over from the Latin world to Hollywood. After representing Puerto Rico in the Miss Universe Pageant...
24. Miriam Colon Miriam Colon Actress, Scarface
25. Don Omar Don Omar Soundtrack, Fast Five William Omar Landrón Rivera is the oldest son of William Landrón and Luz Antonia Rivera. He was raised in Santurce, a barrio of San Juan, Puerto Rico, specifically in the Villa Palmeras area. From an early age, he showed interest in the music of Vico C and Brewley MC, but never actually followed it...
26. Marisé Alvarez Marisé Alvarez Actress, Che: Part One Born and raised in San Juan, Marisé is one of Puerto Rico's most exciting up and coming talents. She has a Bachelors degree in Drama and Education from the University of Puerto Rico, and a Masters degree in Applied Theatre from the University of Manchester, UK. Marisé has been working in Theatre, Film...
27. Jessica Mas Jessica Mas Actress, Rudo y Cursi
28. Dayanara Torres Dayanara Torres Actress, Looking for Maria Sanchez Young beauty queen raised in small town of Toa Alta, Puerto Rico. Represented Toa Alta in the Miss Puerto Rico contest, where she won. Eventually represented Puerto Rico in the 1993 Miss Universe contest, where she walked away with the crown. After winning the crown, she filmed a movie for famed Puerto...
29. Ismael Cruz Cordova Ismael Cruz Cordova Actor, In the Blood Ismael Cruz- Córdova is an actor, entrepreneur currently based in New York. Born and raised in Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico. At age fifteen, Ismael began working locally in commercials, TV and film shortly after joining his High School Drama Club. In 2006 he decided to further pursue his dream and moved to New York City where he studied at NYU's Tisch Shcool of the Arts...
30. Chayanne Chayanne Actor, Dance with Me Elmer Figueroa de Arce, better known as Chayanne, was born in Puerto Rico, the third of five siblings. He is married to Venezuelan Mariana Elizabeth "Marilisa" Maronesa de Figueroa, with whom he has a son, Lorenzo Valentino and a daughter, Isadora Sofia. Chayanne debuted as a singer at ten years of age...
31. Tego Calderon Tego Calderon Soundtrack, Fast & Furious Tego Calderón was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, in 1972. He grew up in Río Grande and Carolina, areas of Puerto Rico that maintain some of the strongest Afro-Caribbean influences on the island. Throughout his childhood Calderón was exposed by his parents to the groundbreaking music of salsa legend Ismael Rivera, as well as to Latin jazz...
32. Julian Acosta Julian Acosta Actor, The Lords of Salem Julian Acosta was born and raised in Puerto Rico. He went to school in the Antilles School System on Fort Buchanan in Guaynabo and High School in El Paso, Texas where his father, a U.S. Marshal, was transferred. Julian started acting at North Harris College in Houston, TX under Sherri Ryan White and...
33. Miguel Arteta Miguel Arteta Director, Youth in Revolt
34. Ramón Franco Ramón Franco Actor, Resident Evil: Extinction Ramon Franco was born in Puerto Rico and raised in the South Bronx. By age 22, he was already a veteran stage performer with considerable television experience. He's best known to movie audiences through his co-starring role in Clint Eastwood's Heartbreak Ridge. Ramon received a baptism by fire in the off-Broadway Theatre during his early teen-aged years...
35. Jaslene Gonzalez Jaslene Gonzalez Self, The Girl Who Blames the Taxi Driver
36. Gladise Jiminez Gladise Jiminez Actress, East Side Story
37. Wilmer Calderon Wilmer Calderon Actor, Fast & Furious Wilmer Calderon was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico and moved to Brandon, Florida near Tampa at the age of two. He learned to speak Spanish at home from his parents and English from watching "Sesame Street." At the age of five he started playing baseball, a year round sport in Florida, and it quickly became his major preoccupation throughout his school years...
38. Maria-Elena Laas Maria-Elena Laas Actress, The Hot Chick
39. Michelan Sisti Michelan Sisti Actor, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze
40. Berto Colon Berto Colon Actor, Two Night Stand
41. Luis Antonio Ramos Luis Antonio Ramos Actor, The Ruins
42. Maria Celeste Arraras Maria Celeste Arraras Self, Primer impacto: edición nocturna Puerto Rican news anchor who went from local Puerto Rican television, to national news anchor on the Univision network's news program "Primer Impacto"
43. Bruce Gray Bruce Gray Actor, All My Children Most Canadians would know Bruce Gray as the star of the TV series Traders (Gemini Award), but most Americans would recognize him as the Father of the groom in My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Although he began his acting career on stage in the 60s, he quickly moved into daytime dramas: contracted to Somerset...
44. Daddy Yankee Daddy Yankee Soundtrack, The Benchwarmers Daddy Yankee was born Ramon Ayala on February 3, 1976, in Villa Kennedy, Santruce, Puerto Rico. One of the top reggaetón (Spanish-language dancehall reggae) artists, he started to rhyme and sing at the age of 13. One of his first major appearances on record was on DJ Tony Touch's album "The Piece-Maker." Daddy not only sings and rhymes...
45. Ebonie Smith Ebonie Smith Actress, Lethal Weapon
46. Marcelino Sánchez Marcelino Sánchez Actor, The Warriors Born Marcelino Sánchez December 5, 1957 in Cayey, Puerto Rico. He died of AIDS-related cancer in his Hollywood home on November 21, 1986. Sanchez began acting in the late 1970s. His third film role was that of Rembrandt, a young, naive gang member with a flair for spray painting in The Warriors. After these films, Sánchez went on to appear in roles on CHiPs, 48 Hrs., and Hill Street Blues
47. Shalim Ortiz Shalim Ortiz Actor, The Art of Travel Shalim Ortiz is a Puerto Rican artist that has been one of the few Latino actors of his generation to successfully establish himself both in the English and Spanish markets. Working throughout the arts, Shalim has received critical acclaim in acting (television & film), theatre & as a recording artist...
48. Janice Rivera Janice Rivera Actress, Mars Attacks!
49. José Feliciano José Feliciano Self, Fargo
50. Mapy Cortés Mapy Cortés Actress, Un beso en la noche
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