Evita Peron was an Argentine actress, activist, politician, and philanthropist. She is best remembered for her service as the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 to 1952. She also served as the President of a political party called Female Peronist Party. A staunch philanthropist, Evita Peron was the president of the Eva Perón Foundation, which operated from 1948 to 1955.
Wanda Nara is the wife of Argentine footballer Mauro Icardi. She previously came under the spotlight for cheating on her former husband, footballer Maxi Lopez. She has been a performer on revues such as Humor en Custodia and shows such as Tiki Taka - Il calcio è il nostro gioco.
Diego Simeone is an Argentine former football player who was part of the silver medal-winning team at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. An important player for his country, Simeone also represented Argentina at the 1994, 1998, and 2002 World Cups. Simeone also won two Copa América titles for Argentina. He is currently serving as the coach of Atlético Madrid.
Argentine actor-singer Lali Espósito initially soared to fame as a child actor with the telenovela Rincón de Luz and then played a lead role in the teen series Casi Angeles. She is best known for her gold-certified album Brava. She supports abortion rights and is also associated with children’s charities.
Better known as Tini, Argentine actor-singer Martina Stoessel is the daughter of director-producer Alejandro Stoessel. Fans loved her award-winning performance in the Disney telenovela Violetta, which catapulted her to international fame. She made her musical debut with a chart-topping album and now makes music aided by her father’s production.
Julie Gonzalo is an Argentine-American actress who achieved popularity after portraying Pamela Rebecca Barnes in the popular television soap opera, Dallas. After starting her career as a model, Gonzalo went on to establish herself in the film and TV industry, sharing on-screen space with popular personalities like Tori Spelling, Lindsay Lohan, Chad Michael Murray, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Hilary Duff.
Juan Pablo Di Pace is an Argentine singer and actor best known for his portrayal of Jesus Christ in the American biblical drama television series A.D. The Bible Continues, which earned him a couple of MovieGuide Awards in 2016. Juan Pablo Di Pace is also renowned for his theatre work in the UK and Spain.
Gaspar Noé is an Argentine filmmaker best known for directing award-winning films such as I Stand Alone, Irréversible, Enter the Void, Climax, and Vortex. Over the course of his career, Gaspar Noé's films have been lauded in film festivals across the world.
Luisana Lopilato is an Argentine actress, model, and singer. Lopilato, who started her career as a child model, went on to become the face of popular brands, such as Ultimo and Promesse. She then went on to establish herself as an actress, appearing in popular telenovelas like Alguien que me quiera.
Linda Cristal was an Argentine actress remembered for playing important roles in Western films. She then proved her versatility by winning awards for portraying interesting characters in comedy films, such as The Perfect Furlough, which earned her a Golden Globe Award. Also known for her work on TV, Cristal received two Emmy nominations for her performance in The High Chaparral.
Alberto Ammann is an Argentine actor renowned for his versatality. He has played a variety of roles in television, films, and theater. His portrayal of Juan in the 2009 prison film Cell 211 earned him the prestigious Goya Award under the Best New Actor category. Ammann is also known for portraying Pacho Herrera in the popular crime drama series Narcos.
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Sonya Walger is a British actress best known for her portrayal of Penny Widmore in the popular ABC drama series Lost. Her performance in the series earned her a nomination for Best Guest Starring Role on Television at the 2009 Saturn Awards.
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Argentine-born Lebanese model and host Zaira Nara has graced the covers of top-notch magazines such as Cosmopolitan and has campaigned for brands such as Pantene. The sister of football agent Wanda Nara, Zaira has a huge fan base on Instagram. She replaced Wanda in Bailando 2011 during the latter’s pregnancy.
Christian Bach was an Argentine-born Mexican actress best known for her performance in popular telenovelas such as Soledad, El amor nunca muere, Bodas de odio, and Encadenados. She is also known for her work as a producer of several successful telenovelas.
Bérénice Bejo is a French-Argentine actress who won the César Award for Best Actress and an Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of Peppy Miller in the 2011 French comedy-drama film The Artist. Bejo is also known for her performance in the 2013 drama film The Past, which earned her the Best Actress Award at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
Gustavo Cerati was one of the finest South American singers and one of the pioneers of Ibero-American rock. He headed the popular pop-rock trio Soda Stereo and later also penned lyrics and recorded for artists such as Shakira. He died at age 55, after a stroke and a 4-year coma.
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Korean-origin Argentine-Australian actor Leonardo Nam is best remembered for his role as Morimoto in The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. In his initial days in New York, he worked in bars and slept on pavements, before bagging his breakthrough role in The Perfect Score.
Legendary Argentine rockstar Gustavo Santaolalla started his career as the founder of the band Arco Iris. He is also an Academy Award-winning film composer and has composed for iconic movies such as Brokeback Mountain, Babel, and The Motorcycle Diaries. He has also been named to the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame.
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Dick Haymes was an Argentinian-Irish singer and actor whose popularity reached its peak during the 1940s and early 1950s. Haymes led a lavish lifestyle and was also popular among women; he was married six times to actresses and models like Joanne Dru, Rita Hayworth, and Nora Eddington. Haymes declared bankruptcy during early 1960s and experienced financial problems later in life.
Mostly known for her nude calendars, Italian-Argentine model Belén Rodríguez has often been compared to sex symbol Sophia Loren. A popular TV host, too, she is known for her love for tattoos and has three butterflies inked on her body. She was previously married to dancer Stefano De Martino.
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Mía Maestro is an Argentine singer, songwriter, and actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Lulu in the stage production of Frank Wedekind’s Pandora's Box, for which she was honored with an ACE Award. Mía Maestro has also played important roles in popular films like The Twilight Saga and Frida.
Dolores Fonzi is an Argentine actress best known for playing important roles in critically acclaimed films such as Waiting for the Messiah, The Aura, and Bottom of the Sea. Apart from appearing in films, Dolores Fonzi is also active in the TV and theatre scene.
Lalo Schifrin is an Argentine-American composer, pianist, conductor, and arranger. A multiple time Academy Award nominee and five-time Grammy Award winner, Schifrin is renowned for his TV and film scores since the 1950s. Best known for his compositions like the Mission: Impossible theme and collaborations with stars like Clint Eastwood, Lalo Schifrin was awarded an Honorary Oscar in 2019.
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Lola Ponce is an Argentine-Italian composer, singer-songwriter, and actress. She achieved popularity after playing Esméralda in a musical titled Notre-Dame de Paris, which was staged in Italy and Spain. She is known among music lovers around the world as she performs in English, Spanish, and Italian.
Miguel Varoni is a Colombian-Argentinian actor, director, and host. He is best known for playing important roles in popular telenovelas such as Te voy a enseñar a querer, Más sabe el diablo, Ojo por ojo, and La casa de al lado. Miguel Varoni is also known as the son of Colombian actress Teresa Gutiérrez.
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Juan Diego Botto is an Argentine-Spanish actor and writer. He is known for his portrayal of Iñaqui in the 1999 comedy-drama film Sobreviviré. In 2008, he was honored at the Cairo Film Festival with the Best Actor Award for his performance in a Greek biographical film titled El Greco. Juan Diego Botto is also renowned for his work in theatre.
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Isabel Sarli was an Argentine glamor model and actress best remembered for starring in popular sexploitation films in the 1960s and 1970s. After being crowned as Miss Argentina in 1955, Sarli went on to debut as an actress. She collaborated with Armando Bó, becoming the quintessential sex symbol of Argentina. Isabel Sarli also achieved international recognition during her illustrious career.
Argentine actor, singer, model María Eugenia Suárez, also known as China Suárez, was 11 when she starred in the series Rincón de luz. She was also part of the music band Teen Angels. Her performance in the film adaptation of Abzurdah won her the Premio Sur award.
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Juan Soler is an Argentine-Mexican actor best known for playing important roles in popular Mexican telenovelas like Palabra de mujer, Apuesta por un amor, and Pueblo chico, infierno grande. He has also been featured in a couple of American telenovelas, namely Reina de corazones and Marido en alquiler. Juan Soler is also a former rugby union footballer and model.
Libertad Lamarque was a Mexican-Argentine singer and actress. She is often counted among the icons of the Golden Age of Mexican and Argentine cinema. Lamarque achieved popularity throughout Latin America where she came to be known as The Sweetheart of the Americas. In 2000, Libertad Lamarque was honored with the Ariel Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to cinema.
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The son of an actor, Michel Brown is a popular Argentine actor, singer, and presenter in his own right. Starting his career with the show Jugate Conmigo and the soap Chiquititas. He later starred in the popular telenovela Pasión de Gavilanes and followed it up with Pasión de Gavilanes and Los Rey.
David Chocarro is an Argentinian model, actor, and former professional baseball player. He is best known for his portrayal of Martín Méndez in the popular Spanish-language telenovela El rostro de la venganza, for which he received nominations at Peoplen en Español Awards, Miami Life Awards, and Your World Awards.
Eva De Dominici is an Argentine actress and model. She is best known for playing Josefina Mansilla de Villalba in the award-winning Argentine telenovela Los ricos no piden permiso, for which she won the Notirey Award under Female Revelation category. Eva is also known for playing Verónica in La fragilidad de los cuerpos, which earned her the Martín Fierro Award.
Valentina Zenere is an Argentinian actress, singer, and model. She is best known for playing Ámbar Smith in the popular Argentine-Mexican telenovela, Soy Luna. Her portrayal of Smith in the telenovela not only earned her several Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards but also established her as an actress on the world stage.
Luciana Salazar is an Argentinian actress, model, dancer, vedette, singer, and businesswoman. She has achieved popularity by appearing on the covers of famous magazines and on TV shows. Such is her popularity that Luciana Salazar was chosen to represent the Argentina national football team during the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
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Cecilia Roth is an Argentine actress best known for her performance in Martín (Hache), which earned her the 1998 Goya Award for Best Actress. She is the recipient of several other awards such as Cóndor de Plata Awards, Martín Fierro Award, and Fotograma de Plata Award. In 2001, Cecilia Roth was honored with the prestigious Platinum Konex Award.
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Argentine actor Mercedes Lambre, best known as Ludmilla from the series Violetta, had begun her career as a model. A trained jazz dancer, the Kids' Choice Award winner also gained fame with her appearances on the music video Juntos somos más and in the series Heidi, bienvenida a casa.