Birth Place Matching "San Juan, Puerto Rico" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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1. Joaquin Phoenix

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,...

2. Roselyn Sanchez

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 ...

5. Charlotte Ayanna

Actress | Training Day

Charlotte Ayanna was born on September 25, 1976 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Charlotte Lopez. She is an actress, known for Training Day (2001), Kate & Leopold (2001) and Love the Hard Way (2001).

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...

8. Miguel Arteta

Director | Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

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).

9. Valery M. Ortiz

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),...

11. Janice Rivera

Actress | Mars Attacks!

Janice Rivera was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is an actress, known for Mars Attacks! (1996), Bulletproof (1996) and Blame It on the Vodka (1992). She has been married to Frank Montelione since December 20, 1998. They have one child.

12. Kamar de los Reyes

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 ...

15. Carlos Colón Jr.

Actor | WWF SmackDown!

Carlos Colón Jr. was born on February 21, 1979 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Carlos Edwin Colon Coates. He is an actor, known for WWE SmackDown Live (1999), House of Hardcore 2 (2013) and WWE NXT (2010).

16. Luis Roberto Guzmán

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 ...

18. Eugene Iglesias

Actor | Taza, Son of Cochise

Eugene Iglesias was born on December 3, 1926 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is an actor, known for Taza, Son of Cochise (1954), Hiawatha (1952) and The Duel at Silver Creek (1952).

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...

20. 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...

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 ...

22. Eddie Matos

Actor | Awake

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He attended high school in New Jersey. He is in a three-person band called "23 Link Chain" in which he plays drums. He taught himself to play.

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, ...

25. Felipa Gómez

Key Largo

Felipa Gómez was born on September 10, 1870 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She was an actress, known for Key Largo (1948) and The Cowboy and the Indians (1949). She died on April 15, 1967 in Pacheco, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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...

27. Mónica López

Stunts | Bird Box

Mónica López was born on April 12, 1985 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is known for her work on Bird Box (2018), Fast Five (2011) and Hostiles (2017).

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 ...

30. Gabriel Burgos Ortiz

Self | RuPaul's Drag Race

Gabriel Burgos Ortiz was born on May 8, 1984 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

31. Luis Fonsi

Soundtrack | Ibiza

Luis Fonsi was born on April 15, 1978 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero. He has been married to Águeda López since September 10, 2014. They have two children. He was previously married to Adamari López.

32. Jessica Mas

Actress | El Pantera

Jessica Mas was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is an actress, known for El Pantera (2007), Palabra de mujer (2007) and El Fantasma de Elena (2010).

33. Adrián Núñez

Actor | Yucatán

Adrián Núñez was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is an actor and producer, known for Yucatán (2018), 30 Days with My Brother (2016) and Falling for Angels (2017).

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.

35. Miguel Ángel Suárez

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 ...

38. Dita de Leon

Actress | Baja

Dita de Leon was born on September 18, 1970 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Judith Mendez-Leon. She is an actress and producer, known for Baja (2018), Bite Me (2016) and Groupie (2010).

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.

40. Rick Negron

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Rick Negron was born on July 14, 1961 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is known for his work on Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Chronicle (2012) and The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008).

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 ...

43. Kesia Elwin

Actress | Miracle at St. Anna

Kesia Elwin was born on November 25, 1976 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is an actress and producer, known for Miracle at St. Anna (2008), The Battle of Gorthene: La Battaglia di Gorthene and Parallel Avenue (2012).

44. Kenya Olivera

Self | RuPaul's Drag Race

Kenya Olivera was born on May 8, 1990 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Omar Olivera Bonilla.

45. Jose Molina

Producer | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Jose Molina was born in 1971 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is known for his work on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Without a Trace (2002) and Dark Angel (2000).

46. Residente

Actor | Old Dogs

Residente was born on February 23, 1978 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as René Pérez Joglar. He has been married to Soledad Fandiño since January 3, 2013. They have one child.

47. Jackie Guerrido

Actress | AWOL-72

Jackie Guerrido was born on September 24, 1970 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is an actress, known for AWOL-72 (2015), Escándalo TV de noche (2002) and Primer impacto: edición nocturna (1994). She was previously married to Don Omar.

48. Néstor Rodulfo

Actor | Che: Part Two

Néstor Rodulfo was born on October 18, 1972 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is an actor, known for Che: Part Two (2008), Che: Part One (2008) and Animal (2005).

49. Jose Rivera

Writer | Diarios de motocicleta

Jose Rivera was born on March 24, 1955 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is a writer and producer, known for The Motorcycle Diaries (2004), Letters to Juliet (2010) and On the Road (2012).

50. Jorge Castro

Actor | Desamores

Jorge Castro was born on March 31, 1965 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Desamores (2004), Dios los cría 2 (2004) and El 7mo Angel (2000).

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