latinx actorsby xcrazyxshionx | created - 29 Jun 2016 | updated - 11 months ago | Public
1. Adam Garcia
Actor | Coyote Ugly
Adam Garcia is an Australian actor and tap dancer of partial Colombian descent (his father is from Colombia).
Garcia left university to take the role of Slide in the production of the musical Hot Shoe Shuffle, which toured Australia before transferring to London, England. Garcia stayed on in London ...
Actor | Shake It Up
Adam Irigoyen began his acting career at the age of 11. He appeared in multiple commercials and print campaigns before guest-starring on the Disney Channel's Emmy Award-winning series, Wizards of Waverly Place (2007), which eventually led to an audition for the role of "Deuce Martinez" on Shake It ...
Actor | CSI: Miami
Adam Rodriguez, best known for his role as Eric Delko on the internationally acclaimed CBS crime drama, CSI: Miami (2002) was just cast as 'Cookies' love interest on Fox's record-breaking series Empire (2015). Adam stars opposite Channing Tatum in the Warner Brothers feature film Magic Mike XXL (...
4. George Lopez
Producer | George Lopez
George Lopez was born on April 23, 1961 in Mission Hills, California, USA as George Edward Lopez. He is a producer and actor, known for George Lopez (2002), Valentine's Day (2010) and The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (2005). He was previously married to Ann Serrano Lopez.
6. Michael Peña
Actor | American Hustle
Peña was born and raised in Chicago, to Nicolasa, a social worker, and Eleuterio Peña, who worked at a button factory. His parents were originally from Mexico. After graduating from high school, he went to an open casting call for the Peter Bogdanovich feature To Sir, with Love II (1996), and to ...
Actor | Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
Alexander Flores was born and raised in New York City, to Vilma Figueroa. He is of Puerto Rican and Italian descent. Alexander started acting at a young age, studying theater for most of his life. He has performed at The Public Theater with The LAByrinth Theater Company and The Cherry Lane Theater ...
Actor | Sense8
Arguably one of Latin America's widely-known talents, backed by years of remarkable performances in television and film, Alfonso's stardom was first introduced by his leading role in one of the most successful television series in the history of Latin America, "Rebelde". Rebelde became a grossing ...
Soundtrack | Moana
Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the first incarnation of "In the Heights" his sophomore year at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Off-Broadway, "In The Heights" received nine Drama Desk nominations, including best music, best lyrics, and it won the award for outstanding ensemble performance; received ...
10. Benito Martinez
Actor | The Shield
Benito Martinez is most widely recognized as David Aceveda, the character he portrays on the long running hit drama The Shield (2002), winner of the Golden Globe for best drama.
For his work as "David," Benito has received national and international attention, nominated for many acting accolades and...
11. Carlos PenaVega
Actor | Big Time Rush
Born as Carlos Roberto Pena Jr. in Columbia, Missouri. U.S. He was raised in Weston, Florida. He attended Sagemont Upper School. Carlos moved to Hollywood in August 2009.
Carlos studied musical theater at the Boston Conservatory.
He is a member of the band, Big Time Rush, and plays piano and sings.
12. Carlos Pratts
Actor | McFarland, USA
Carlos Pratts is arguably one of the hottest young Latino actors right now and has the charm and intensity to captivate audiences across multiple demographics. He recently starred in Disney's McFarland, USA and received rave reviews for his standout performance opposite Kevin Costner. This year, ...
13. Carlos Valdes
Actor | The Flash
Valdes moved to Miami at age 5 from Colombia, then moved again at age 12 to Marietta, Georgia. He studied at the University of Michigan with the actors of the theater group StarKid Productions. In 2011, after graduating, Valdes was devoted entirely to the theater.Between 2009 and 2011, he ...
14. Tyler Posey
Actor | Teen Wolf
Tyler was born in Santa Monica, California, and lives in the Los Angeles area with his two dogs. He is the son of Cyndi Garcia (1959-2014) and actor/writer John Posey. He is of Mexican (mother) and British Isles (father) descent. Tyler developed an early interest in the arts, and began his acting ...
16. Danny Trejo
Actor | Machete
Danny Trejo was born Dan Trejo in Echo Park, Los Angeles, to Alice (Rivera) and Dan Trejo, a construction worker. A child drug addict and criminal, Trejo was in and out of jail for 11 years. While serving time in San Quentin, he won the lightweight and welterweight boxing titles. Imprisoned for ...
18. 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 "...
19. Diego Luna
Actor | Rogue One
Diego Luna Alexander was born on December 29, 1979 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Alejandro Luna and Fiona Alexander, who worked as a costume designer. His father is Mexican and his mother was British, of Scottish and English descent. His mother died when Diego was only two, in a car accident. He soon ...
21. Edgar Ramírez
Actor | Gold
Edgar Ramirez Arellano is a Venezuelan actor, born on March 25, 1977 in the city of San Cristobal (Tachira State, southwest Venezuela). He is the son of Soday Arellano, an attorney, and Filiberto Ramírez, a military officer.
Being the son of a soldier and living abroad with his family, he learned ...
22. Esai Morales
Actor | NYPD Blue
Award-winning actor Esai Morales is a graduate of New York's High School for the Performing Arts. He was born in Brooklyn, to Puerto Rican parents, and began his acting career on the stage, first appearing in El Hermano at the Ensemble Theatre Studio and at New York's Shakespeare Festival In The ...
Actor | War for the Planet of the Apes
Gabriel Chavarria has begun production as the lead in the upcoming USA Network/Syfy series "The Purge". Based on the franchise (about one day each year when murder and mayhem is legalized), Gabriel will play "Miguel", a US Marine with a hard edge and a noble mission, prepared to face the senseless ...
25. Hector Duran
Actor | McFarland, USA
A Los Angeles native, Hector Duran started acting when he was just 9 years old. Growing up with a love for theater, he developed a desire to entertain at a young age. When he is not acting, Duran enjoys music, break-dancing and spending time with his family and friends.
Duran was a series regular, ...
26. Hector Elizondo
Actor | Pretty Woman
Hector Elizondo was born in New York City, New York, where he was raised, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. He is the son of Carmen Medina Reyes and Martín Echevarría Elizondo. Hector is of Basque and Puerto Rican descent, and "Elizondo" means "at the foot of the church" in Basque. His lifestyle...
27. Ian Paola
Actor | Orange Is the New Black
Ian Paola was born on September 4th 1978 in New York City. As both of his parents were musicians, he grew up heavily influenced and inspired by many genres of music and hoped to one day make it in the entertainment industry.
Determined to follow in his parents footsteps and be involved in the music ...
28. Jay Hernandez
Actor | Hostel
With talent, the requisite good looks, and plenty of on-screen charisma, Jay Hernandez was born in Montebello, California, to Isis (Maldonado), an accountant and secretary, and Javier Hernandez, Sr., a mechanic. He is of Mexican descent. Jay had a serendipitous experience that led to his career. ...
29. Jesse Garcia
Actor | Quinceañera
Garcia has been widely recognized for his role in the highly acclaimed "Quincerana," winner of the Audience Award and the Grand Jury Prize at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, and Official Selection for the 2006 Berlin Film Festival. For his performance as Carlos, Garcia was nominated ...
Actor | Mamma Mia!
Born in Buenos Aires, Juan Pablo is the third son of painter Marta Maineri and Victorio Di Pace and is an actor, musician and director. He has lived in London, Trieste, Madrid and resides in the US.
He is best known for playing the role of Jesus Christ on "A.D. The Bible Continues" (2015) produced ...
Actor | Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
Lorenzo James Henrie was born on June 29, 1993 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. He is an actor and executive, known for Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (2015) and Star Trek (2009). He has been married to Kyara Pintos since November 7, 2015. They have one child.
34. Mark Indelicato
Actor | Ugly Betty
Mark Indelicato is best known for his pivotal role as 'Justin Suarez' in the hit ABC series "Ugly Betty." He was most recently seen in Gregg Araki's film "White Bird in a Blizzard," co-starring opposite Gabourey Sidibe and Shailene Woodley.
After his four seasons on "Ugly Betty," Indelicato decided ...
36. Michael Trevino
Actor | The Vampire Diaries
Michael Trevino (born January 25, 1985) is best known for playing Tyler Lockwood on The Vampire Diaries. Recently, he has appeared on the TV series 90210, The Riches, and The Originals.
Michael Trevino was born on January 25, 1985 in Montebello, California and raised in Valencia, California. He was ...
38. Ness Bautista
Actor | Sense8
Ness Bautista was born in New York City, one of three children, to Puerto-Rican and Dominican parents. He was raised in Anchorage, Alaska, and although it snows most of the year, he was still an avid baseball player. After high school, Bautista moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in music. He ...
40. Oscar Isaac
Actor | Ex Machina
Oscar Isaac was born Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada in Guatemala, to a Guatemalan mother, María Eugenia, and a Cuban father, Oscar Gonzalo Hernández-Cano, a pulmonologist. Oscar was raised in Miami, Florida. Before he became an actor, he played lead guitar and sang vocals in his band the Blinking ...
47. Santiago Cabrera
Actor | Transformers: The Last Knight
Santiago Cabrera was born in Caracas, Venezuela, to Chilean parents, and grew up in London, Romania, Toronto, and Madrid. Although he considers Santiago, Chile, his hometown, he splits his time between London and Los Angeles.
Cabrera trained at London's prestigious Drama Centre under renowned ...
49. Tony Revolori
Actor | The Grand Budapest Hotel
Tony Revolori was born Anthony Quinonez in Anaheim, California, and is the younger brother of actor Mario Revolori. He began acting when he was 2 years old. Tony plays the guitar, piano, bass guitar, and sings. He enjoys writing both songs and full-length feature films, as well as produce, direct, ...
51. Alberto Ammann
Actor | Celda 211
In 2009, Alberto Ammann went from being an unknown drama student to becoming one of Spain's best known actors with just one movie. The previous year, Ammann joined the ranks of Penelope Cruz, Jordi Molla and Elena Anaya when he won a coveted spot on the list of Caras Nuevas, a discovery initiative ...
52. Allen Maldonado
Actor | Straight Outta Compton
Allen Maldonado is one of young Hollywood's busiest stars on the rise. The multi-talented actor, writer and entrepreneur, not only co-stars on the award-winning sitcom, Black-ish (ABC), he has also finished his second season as a full time writer on the hit Starz series, Survivors Remorse, has ...
53. Anthony Mendez
Self | Wonders of Mexico
A bilingual voice actor, Anthony has narrated on-air promos for several networks, including NBC, MTV (and MTV tr3s,) Spike, Comedy Central, CNN, HBO, and Showtime, as well as trailers for major and independent studios including Fox Searchlight, Warner Bros Pictures, 20th Century Fox, and IFC Films.
54. Antonio Banderas
Actor | The Mask of Zorro
Antonio Banderas, one of Spain's most famous faces, was a soccer player until breaking his foot at the age of fourteen; he is now an international film star known for playing Zorro in the eponymous film series.
He was born José Antonio Domínguez Banderas on August 10, 1960, in Málaga, Andalusia, ...
58. Daniel Sunjata
Actor | One for the Money
Daniel Sunjata (born Daniel Sunjata Condon on December 30, 1971) is an American actor who performs in film, television and theater. He is best known for his role as "Franco Rivera" in the FX television series, Rescue Me (2004). Sunjata also starred as "Paul Briggs" in USA Network's series, Graceland...
59. Danny Pino
Actor | Cold Case
Danny Pino was born on April 15, 1974 in Miami, Florida, USA as Daniel G. Pino. He is an actor and writer, known for Cold Case (2003), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and Across the Hall (2009). He has been married to Lilly Pino Bernal since February 15, 2002. They have two children.
Actor | Bella
Born and raised in Xicotencatl, Tamaulipas, a tiny village in Northern Mexico, Verástegui was the son of a sugar cane farmer. At the age of 18, he left his small town and headed to Mexico City to pursue a career in entertainment. Twelve years later, Eduardo had toured the world as a singer in the ...
62. Frank Grillo
Actor | The Grey
The oldest of three children, Frank Grillo was born in New York City, to an Italian-American family. He grew up in upstate New York, and got his first taste of acting in high school where he was in many plays. Frank was also a gifted athlete and his dream was to play sports professionally. Frank ...
63. Froy Gutierrez
Actor | Teen Wolf
Froy Gutierrez was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He goes to Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts where he studies theatre. After an agent saw him in a local play, he began submitting audition tapes in the summer of 2015. He is best known for his role as Charlie on...
66. Juan Riedinger
Actor | Narcos
Juan Riedinger is an award-winning actor and director based out of Vancouver and Los Angeles making an international name for himself through his varied body of work. Juan was born in Banff, Alberta, Canada, and is known for Narcos (2015), Good Behavior (2017), The Romeo Section (2015), Grave ...
67. Justin Baldoni
Producer | My Last Days
Justin Baldoni is an actor, director, and social entrepreneur focused on creating and effecting positive change. Justin is best known for playing "Rafael" on CW's Award winning phenomenon Jane the Virgin.
In 2012, Justin created the most watched digital documentary series in history "My Last Days", ...
Actor | Courage Under Fire
Lou Diamond Phillips was born on February 17, 1962 in Subic Bay Naval Base, Olongapo City, Zambales, Philippines as Lou Diamond Upchurch. He is an actor and director, known for Courage Under Fire (1996), Stand and Deliver (1988) and The Big Hit (1998). He has been married to Yvonne Boismier Phillips...
Actor | Diarios de motocicleta
Rodrigo De la Serna was born on April 18, 1976 in Buenos Aires, Federal District, Argentina as Lionel Rodrigo de la Serna Chevalier. He is an actor, known for The Motorcycle Diaries (2004), Hermanos y detectives (2006) and San Martín: El cruce de Los Andes (2011).
77. Theo Rossi
Actor | Luke Cage
Theo Rossi was born on June 4, 1975 in Staten Island, New York City, New York, USA as John Theodore Rossi. He is an actor and producer, known for Luke Cage (2016), Sons of Anarchy (2008) and Lowriders (2016). He has been married to Meghan McDermott since November 17, 2014. They have two children.
79. Victor Manso
Writer | Blueprint Trace
Victor began his acting career at the National Youth Theatre of Venezuela where he was given a very multifaceted training and later on became a member of their company. Wanting to expand his knowledge he also studied filmmaking at the Barcelona Film School (ECIB) in Spain while leading a young ...
80. Walter Perez
Actor | Fame
Raised in South Gate, California, just 20 miles southeast of Hollywood, Walter Perez was always eager to express himself artistically. In his earlier years, he often directed and played the lead character in several homemade movies where he mimicked his movie idols such as Charlie Chaplin. His ...
82. Wilson Cruz
Actor | Star Trek: Discovery
Wilson Cruz, whose heritage is Puerto Rican, was born in New York City, the eldest of three brothers. Early on, his parents encouraged his interest in the theater. At age seven, Wilson began appearing in plays, among them "Cradle of Fire," "Supporting Cast," "Becoming Memories," and "The Roar of ...
Actor | That '70s Show
Wilmer Valderrama has amassed an extensive acting resume in film and television that solidified him in Hollywood as a sought after leading man. Valderrama stars in FOX's sci-fi series Minority Report (2015) as 'Will Blake,' a new police detective on the force. The series, which also stars Meagan ...
88. Mario Casas
Actor | Tres metros sobre el cielo
Mario Casas, has 4 siblings. Born in La Coruña, although very young, at just 4 years old, he left with his family to Barcelona. Later, at the age of 18, he emigrated to the Spanish capital in an adventure in which he took his whole family with him.
His parents were very young when they ...
89. David Castro
Actor | 27 Dresses
David's acting career began at age 5, where he landed a national Nickelodeon Sponge Bob commercial. At age 7, David landed a role in a Todd Solondz's film due to his talented break-dancing moves.
His first leading role came a year later in the film remake of "The Little Fugitive."
A critically ...
90. Xolo Maridueña
Actor | Parenthood
Xolo Maridueña was born in Los Angeles, California on June 9, 2001, Maridueña was barely three days old when he got his first taste of behind-the-scenes action in a radio station studio. Xolo has grown up watching artists perform firsthand, which sparked his intense interest in becoming a performer...