Birth Place Matching "San Juan, Puerto Rico" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actor | Walk the Line
Joaquin Phoenix was born Joaquin Rafael Bottom 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,...
Actress | Act of Valor
Roselyn Sanchez was born on April 2, 1973 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is an actress, known for Act of Valor (2012), Rush Hour 2 (2001) and Without a Trace (2002). She has been married to Eric Winter since November 29, 2008. They have two children. She was previously married to Gary Stretch.
3. Ricky Martin
Soundtrack | August: Osage County
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"...
4. 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 ...
6. Ari Meyers
Actress | Kate & Allie
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! (1982) and hasn't looked back, since. Ari dictated her first play, "The Super Magic Show", for her nursery school ...
7. Joan Smalls
Actress | Set It Up
Joan Smalls is a fashion supermodel best known for her work Givenchy, Estée Lauder and as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in five Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2011 through 2015. She has been a face Estee Lauder since 2011, and was the first Latina to represent Estée Lauder...
Miguel Arteta was born in 1965 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is a director and producer, known for Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014), The Good Girl (2002) and Chuck & Buck (2000).
Actress | Hit the Floor
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 ...
10. Michelan Sisti
Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Michelan (Michael) was born in San Juan, PR, where his US Army family was stationed at the time. He is known for his film, television, and theatrical work. Micha's films include, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991), The Muppets (2011),...
Actor | Sleepy Hollow
Raised in the backstage wings of Las Vegas hotels by his Cuban father, Puerto Rican born Kamar de los Reyes knew the second he was hoisted onto the stage to dance with Lola Falana at the age of eight, that he not only wanted to perform, but he wanted to be out front.
Kamar's father, a Cuban drummer ...
13. Dayanara Torres
Actress | Hataw na
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 ...
14. Bruce Gray
Actor | My Big Fat Greek Wedding
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 ...
Actor | El Pantera
In the beginning, he tried to enter the musical group Menudo, but didn't make it. Later he entered the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras, completing his studies in the Department of Drama. He moved to Mexico in 1999. He continues academic study with Patricia Reyes Spindola and Art Studies ...
17. Adrienne Lovette
Actress | Sunlight Jr.
Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and based out of New York City, Adrienne is an award winning actor, director, writer and filmmaker known for her roles in Sunlight Jr., Gotham, Master of None, and When I'm With You, a feature film she wrote, produced and starred in. She is also the founder of The ...
19. Tego Calderon
Actor | Fast Five
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...
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...
21. Modesto Lacen
Actor | Celia
Loíza, Puerto Rico, Theater, film, radio and television actor and producer with a history of 20 years of uninterrupted work in Puerto Rico, the United States, Spain and Colombia, among others. He began working professionally as a teenager and continued his training in the Drama Department of the ...
23. Alberto Morin
Actor | Two Mules for Sister Sara
Alberto Morin was born on December 26, 1902 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Salvador R. López. He is known for his work on Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970), The Green Hornet (1966) and About Mrs. Leslie (1954). He died on April 7, 1989 in Burbank, California, USA.
24. Marisé Alvarez
Actress | The Vessel
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, ...
26. Luis Miguel
Soundtrack | Spanglish
Luis Miguel's exceptional artistic career began in 1982, when at the age of 12 he debuted with his first recording, "Uno + Uno Dos Enamorados (1 + 1 = 2 Lovers)". It became an immediate hit and catapulted him onto the Latin music charts, making him a household name in Spanish speaking countries all...
28. Alex Colon
Actor | Tales of the Gold Monkey
Supporting actor Alex Colon launched his film career in the early 1970s appearing in dramas ranging from religious tract The Cross and the Switchblade (1970), to the gentle comedy Harry and Tonto (1974), to the fact-based made-for-TV action movie Raid on Entebbe (1976). Colon made his final film ...
29. Daddy Yankee
Soundtrack | The Do-Over
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 ...
34. Tony Oliver
Actor | Rupan sansei
Tony Oliver was born on May 12, 1958 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Rafael Antonio Oliver. He is an actor and producer, known for Rupan sansei (1978), Akira (1988) and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993). He has been married to Barbara Oliver since July 7, 1979. They have two children.
Actor | Bananas
Miguel Ángel Suárez was born on July 5, 1939 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Miguelángel Suárez. He was an actor and director, known for Bananas (1971), Che: Part One (2008) and Tosca, la verdadera historia (2001). He was married to Amneris Morales. He died on April 1, 2009 in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.
36. Juano Hernandez
Actor | Kiss Me Deadly
He was the son of a Puerto Rican seaman. He was self-educated and spent much of his childhood in Brazil singing on the streets to raise money for food. He became an actor after having been a circus performer, radio actor, and vaudeville performer. He worked in the chorus of the 1927 stage ...
37. Shalim Ortiz
Actor | Heroes
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 ...
39. Tony Martinez
Soundtrack | Rock Around the Clock
Tony Martinez was born on January 27, 1920 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was an actor, known for Rock Around the Clock (1956), The Naked Dawn (1955) and The Real McCoys (1957). He was married to Myra. He died on September 16, 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
41. Lillian Hurst
Actress | Orange County
Hurst was born in the Villa Palmera section of San Juan, Puerto Rico, where the middle class families live. Her father was the owner of the "Farmacia Imperial" (Imperial Pharmacy) located in the neighborhood of Barrio Obrero. Hurst is also a cousin of Puerto Rican television producer Tommy Muñiz. ...
42. Oskar Rodriguez
Actor | Noomie
Oskar Rodriguez (Oscar Alejandro Rodriguez Ramos) was born on October 3, 1986 in San Juan, Purrto Rico. His parents, Dr. Oscar Antonio Rodriguez and Wanda L. Ramos, raised him and his older brothers Oscar Antonio and Oscar Alberto in a warm and loving environment. Oskar and his siblings attended ...