Famous Colombian Film & Theater Personalities

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Sofia Vergara
(Actress)

Sofia Vergara
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Birthdate: July 10, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia

Sofia Vergara is a Colombian-American actress, model, and TV producer. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in American TV. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as a TV host. She began gaining popularity as an actress in the 2000s and appeared in many TV shows and films. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including an NAACP Image Award.

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Gabriel Garcia Marquez
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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Birthdate: March 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aracataca, Colombia
Died: April 17, 2014

Nobel Prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, also known as “Gabo,” is remembered as one of the most prominent figures of the magic realism literary style. His novels One Hundred Years of Solitude and Love in the Time of Cholera have achieved cult status. He previously worked as a journalist.

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Carlos Valdes
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Birthdate: April 20, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cali, Colombia

Carlos Valdes is a Colombian-American actor, dancer, and singer. Valdes is best known for playing Cisco Ramon / Vibe in the popular American superhero TV series, The Flash. He portrays the role in other Arrowverse-related projects as well. A multi-talented personality, Valdes is also an accomplished instrumentalist and songwriter; he plays the piano, guitar, ukulele, percussion, and bass.

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Zulay Henao
(Actress)

Zulay Henao
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Birthdate: March 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Medellín

Colombian-born actor Zulay Henao made headlines for her relationship with Entourage actor Kevin Connolly, after an Instagram post in 2021 declared they were expecting a child. She had plunged into acting after serving in the U.S. Army for 3 years and later gained fame with series such as The Oath.

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Isabella Gomez
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Birthdate: February 9, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Medellin

Colombia-born American actor Isabella Gomez is best known as the lesbian character Elena Alvarez from the sitcom One Day at a Time. Being an only child of her parents, she mostly grew up watching TV shows and later plunged into acting. She has also appeared in Matador and Modern Family.

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Maluma
(Colombian Singer-Songwriter and Actor Best Known for His Albums ‘Magia’ and ‘Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy’)

Maluma
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Birthdate: January 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Medellín, Colombia

Maluma is a Colombian singer, actor, and songwriter. After developing an interest in music early in his life, Maluma started recording songs at age 16. He then went on to collaborate with many successful artists and is currently among the best-selling Latin music artists, with sales of more than 26 million records worldwide.

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Carmen Villalobos
(Actress, Model)

Carmen Villalobos
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Birthdate: July 13, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia

Carmen Villalobos is a Colombian actress best known for her role in the telenovela Sin senos no hay paraíso, for which she won a Your World Award. She started acting as a teenager and initially appeared in small roles in TV shows. As her career progressed, she was able to bag more substantial roles in both TV shows and films.

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Juan Pablo Raba
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Birthdate: January 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia

Juan Pablo Raba is a Colombian actor best known for his portrayal of Gustavo Gaviria in the American crime drama TV series, Narcos. Over the years, he has established himself in the American TV industry. Apart from being an actor, Raba takes an active part in the campaigns organized by several animal and human rights organizations.

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Jon Gries
(Actor)

Jon Gries
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Birthdate: June 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Glendale, California, USA

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Samuel E. Wright
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Birthdate: November 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Camden, South Carolina, United States

Two-time Tony-nominated actor Samuel E. Wright is best known for his performances in The Lion King and The Tap Dance Kid. Fans also know him as the voice of Sebastian in The Little Mermaid, and his track Under the Sea, from the movie, won an Academy Award.

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Paula Garces
(Actress)

Paula Garces
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Birthdate: March 20, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Medellín, Colombia

Catalina Sandino Moreno
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Birthdate: April 19, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bogota, Colombia

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Carlos Vives
(Singer)

Carlos Vives
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Birthdate: August 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santa Marta, Departamento del Magdalena, Colombia

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Ximena Duque
(Actress)

Ximena Duque
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Birthdate: January 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cali, Colombia
Colombian-born actor Ximena Duque began her career with the reality show Protagonistas de Novela and then the telenovela Soñar no cuesta nada. The mother of three has also won several Premios Tu Mundo awards. She was in the news when she contracted COVID-19 during her third pregnancy. 

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Cristina Umaña
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Birthdate: December 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ibagué, Colombia

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Manuela Arbeláez
(Model, Actor)

Manuela Arbeláez
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Birthdate: September 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Medellín

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Sandra Vergara
(She has served as a correspondent for People magazine‘s series People (The TV Show))

Sandra Vergara
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Birthdate: September 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Colombia

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Juan Pablo Shuk
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Birthdate: November 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bogota, Colombia

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Paola Rey
(Actress, Model)

Paola Rey
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Birthdate: December 19, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Gil, Santander, Colombia

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Jaime Garzón
(Comedian)

Jaime Garzón
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Birthdate: October 24, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia
Died: August 13, 1999

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Fernando Vallejo
(Novelist, Essayist)

Fernando Vallejo
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Birthdate: October 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Medellín, Colombia

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Anastasia Acosta
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Birthdate: April 24, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

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Diana Golden
(Actress, Playwright)

Diana Golden
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Birthdate: August 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santiago de Cali, Colombia

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Andrea Espada
(Television Presenter, Actress, Social Media Influencer)

Andrea Espada
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Birthdate: August 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Colombia

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Tony Montana
(He is an Actor, Director)

Tony Montana
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Birthdate: October 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Colombia

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Diego Garcia
(Art Director)

Diego Garcia
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Birthdate: February 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bogota, Colombia