latinx actors

by 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 ...

2. Adam Irigoyen

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 ...

3. Adam Rodriguez

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 ...

7. Alexander Flores

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 ...

8. Alfonso Herrera

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 ...

9. Lin-Manuel Miranda

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.

He...

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 ...

15. Cory Fernandez

Actor | Cop Out

Cory Fernandez is an actor and writer, known for Cop Out (2010), The Stuff (2018) and Coming to the Stage (2003).

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 ...

17. David Carranza

Actor | The Frame

David Carranza is an actor, known for The Frame (2014), Person of Interest (2011) and The Blacklist (2013).

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 ...

20. E.J. Bonilla

Actor | Four

E.J. Bonilla is an actor, known for Four (2012), The Long Road Home (2017) and Guiding Light (1952).

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 ...

23. Gabriel Chavarria

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 ...

24. Guillermo Díaz

Actor | Half Baked

Guillermo Díaz was born in 1975 in New Jersey, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for Half Baked (1998), Cop Out (2010) and Scandal (2012).

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

Jesse Garcia

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 ...

30. Johnny Ortiz

Actor | Ali

Johnny Ortiz is an actor, known for Ali (2001), McFarland, USA (2015) and Strike One (2014).

31. Juan Pablo Di Pace

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 ...

32. Lorenzo James Henrie

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.

33. Manny Montana

Actor | Undrafted

Manny Montana is an actor, known for Undrafted (2016).

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 ...

37. Miguel Ángel Silvestre

Actor | Sin tetas no hay paraíso

Miguel Ángel Silvestre was born on April 6, 1982 in Castelló, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain as Miguel Ángel Silvestre Rambla. He is an actor, known for Sin tetas no hay paraíso (2008), Sense8 (2015) and La distancia (2006).

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 ...

39. Nicholas Daniel Gonzalez

Actor | Begin Again

Nicholas Daniel Gonzalez is an actor, known for Begin Again (2013) and Orange Is the New Black (2013).

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 ...

41. Pedro Morillo Jr.

Actor | Orange Is the New Black

Pedro Morillo Jr. is an actor and writer, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and Money Monster (2016).

42. Rafael Martinez

Actor | McFarland, USA

Rafael Martinez is an actor, known for McFarland, USA (2015), La Tierra Del Exodo (2016) and Time in Between.

43. Rafael de la Fuente

Actor | Dynasty

Rafael de la Fuente is an actor, known for Dynasty (2017), Empire (2015) and ¡He matado a mi marido! (2018).

44. Ramiro Rodriguez

Actor | McFarland, USA

Ramiro Rodriguez is an actor, known for McFarland, USA (2015) and Made in Hollywood (2005).

45. Raúl Castillo

Actor | We the Animals

Raúl Castillo was born in 1977 in McAllen, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for We the Animals (2018).

46. Rico Rodriguez

Actor | Modern Family

Rico Rodriguez was born on July 31, 1998 in College Station, Texas, USA. He is an actor, known for Modern Family (2009), The Muppets (2011) and Epic Movie (2007).

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 ...

48. Sebastian La Cause

Actor | Hustling

Sebastian La Cause was born on December 12, 1971 in Akron, Ohio, USA. He is an actor and director, known for Hustling (2011), Keep the Lights On (2012) and BearCity (2010).

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, ...

50. Adan Canto

Actor | X-Men: Days of Future Past

Adan Canto was born on December 5, 1981 in Acuña, Coahuila, Mexico. He is an actor and producer, known for X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014).

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.

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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, ...

55. Antonio Jaramillo

Actor | Shades of Blue

Antonio Jaramillo is known for his work on Shades of Blue (2016), Savages (2012) and Dallas (2012).

56. Arturo Castro

Actor | Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

Arturo Castro is an actor and writer, known for Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016) and Bushwick (2017).

57. Charlie Barnett

Actor | Private Romeo

Charlie Barnett is an actor, known for Private Romeo (2011), Men in Black 3 (2012) and Chicago P.D. (2014).

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.

60. Eduardo Verástegui

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 ...

61. Elyes Gabel

Actor | World War Z

Elyes Gabel was born on May 8, 1983 in London, England. He is an actor and director, known for World War Z (2013), A Most Violent Year (2014) and Scorpion (2014).

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...

64. Jaime Cepero

Actor | Smash

Jaime Cepero is an actor, known for Smash (2012), Daddy (2015) and I Am Michael (2015).

65. Joseph Melendez

Actor | Fast Five

Joseph Melendez is an actor, known for Fast Five (2011), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011) and The Brave One (2007).

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", ...

68. Lou Diamond Phillips

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...

69. Manuel Garcia-Rulfo

Actor | The Magnificent Seven

Manuel Garcia-Rulfo was born on February 25, 1981 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He is an actor, known for The Magnificent Seven (2016), Murder on the Orient Express (2017) and Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018).

70. Mauricio Kuri

Actor | For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada

Mauricio Kuri was born on July 13, 1997 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He is an actor and director, known for For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (2012), Lucendi (2015) and Vortex (2018).

71. Michael Cardelle

Actor | House of Usher

Michael Cardelle is an actor and producer, known for House of Usher (2008), Kamen Rider: Dragon Knight (2008) and As the World Turns (1956).

72. Octavio Pizano

Actor | Oro y Polvo

Octavio Pizano is an actor, known for Powder and Gold (2015), Badsville (2017) and El Quetzal de Jade (2013).

73. René Alvarado

Actor | Crave: The Fast Life

René Alvarado was born on January 26, 1979 in Laredo, Texas, USA as Manuel Rene Alvarado. He is an actor and producer, known for Crave: The Fast Life (2018). He has been married to Elisa C. Alvarado since May 28, 2005.

74. Roberto Urbina

Actor | Che: Part One

Roberto Urbina was born on September 2, 1983 in Bogota, Colombia. He is an actor and producer, known for Che: Part One (2008), Narcos (2015) and Recovery Road (2016).

75. Rodrigo De la Serna

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).

76. Tenoch Huerta

Actor | Sin nombre

Tenoch Huerta is an actor and producer, known for Sin Nombre (2009), Get the Gringo (2012) and Días de gracia (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.

78. Victor Rasuk

Actor | Lords of Dogtown

Victor Rasuk was born on January 15, 1984 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Lords of Dogtown (2005), Godzilla (2014) and Fifty Shades of Grey (2015).

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 ...

81. William Levy

Actor | Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

William Levy was born on August 29, 1980 in Havana, Cuba as William Gutiérrez Levy. He is an actor and producer, known for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016), Addicted (2014) and The Single Moms Club (2014).

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 ...

83. Álex González

Actor | X: First Class

Álex González was born on August 13, 1980 in Madrid, Spain as Augusto Alejandro José González. He is an actor, known for X: First Class (2011), Alacrán enamorado (2013) and The Good Boy (2005).

84. Wilmer Valderrama

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 ...

85. Shiloh Fernandez

Actor | Evil Dead

Shiloh Fernandez was born on February 26, 1985 in Ukiah, California, USA as Shiloh Thomas Fernandez. He is an actor and writer, known for Evil Dead (2013), Red Riding Hood (2011) and The East (2013).

86. Sergio Avelar

Actor | McFarland, USA

Sergio Avelar is an actor, known for McFarland, USA (2015) and Made in Hollywood (2005).

87. Óscar Jaenada

Actor | The Losers

Óscar Jaenada was born on May 4, 1975 in Esplugues de Llobregat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain as Óscar Jaenada Gajo. He is an actor, known for The Losers (2010), Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) and Cantinflas (2014).

88. Mario Casas

Actor | Tres metros sobre el cielo

Personal life

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...



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