Famous Cuban Actresses

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Ana de Armas
(Actress)

Ana de Armas
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Birthdate: April 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santa Cruz del Norte, Cuba

A Spanish-Cuban actress, Ana de Armas worked in Spanish films and television shows before moving to Hollywood. Overcoming the obstacle of not knowing English, she established herself as a solid actress by working in films like Knives Out and Blade Runner 2049. She will play a Bond girl in No Time to Die movie and will portray Marilyn Monroe in the Netflix biopic Blonde.

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Gloria Estefan
(Latin Pop Singer Who Earned Worldwide Success With "Conga" in 1985)

Gloria Estefan
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Birthdate: September 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Three-time Grammy-winner Gloria Estefan was named one of Billboard’s Top 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. The Miami Sound Machine singer is known for her hits Rhythm Is Gonna Get You and Don't Wanna Lose You. One of the best-selling Latin artists, she has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Celia Cruz
(Singer)

Celia Cruz
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Birthdate: October 21, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: July 16, 2003

Celia Cruz was a Cuban-American singer who achieved popularity in Cuba as a singer of guarachas during the 1950s. Widely regarded as one of the 20th century's most famous Latin artists, Cruz was nicknamed the Queen of Salsa. She is also revered for popularizing Latin music in the USA. Celia Cruz also won numerous awards, including two Grammy Awards. 

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Anabelle Acosta
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Birthdate: February 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba

Anabelle Acosta is an American actress best known for her portrayal of Natalie Vasquez in the thriller drama TV series, Quantico. Born in Havana, Cuba, Acosta went on to establish herself as an actress in the American film and TV industry. She is also known for playing Annabella in the comedy-drama television series, Ballers.

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Selenis Leyva
(Actress)

Selenis Leyva
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Birthdate: May 26, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Baracoa, Cuba

Selenis Leyva is best known as Gloria Mendoza from the hit Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. The Cuban-born actor was raised in The Bronx and is thus considered a prominent Afro-Latina icon. She has also penned a book and is a vocal supporter of the LGBT community, too.

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Danay García
(Actress)

Danay García
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Birthdate: July 5, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba

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Livia Brito
(Actress)

Livia Brito
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Birthdate: July 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ciego De Avila, Cuba
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Cristina Saralegui
(Journalist, Actor, Television actor)

Cristina Saralegui
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Birthdate: January 29, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Havana

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Niurka Marcos
(Singer, Dancer, Actress)

Niurka Marcos
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Birthdate: November 25, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba

Niurka Marcos is a Cuban singer, actress, dancer, and vedette. She is best known for her portrayal of Karicia in a Mexican soap opera titled Salomé, which earned her a TVyNovelas Award in 2002. Niurka Marcos became a household name in Cuba and Mexico after appearing in the popular TV show Big Brother México in 2004.

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Chelo Alonso
(Former actress known for playing femmes fatales with fiery tempers and sensual dance scenes)

Chelo Alonso
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Birthdate: April 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Camagüey, Cuba
Died: February 20, 2019

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Raquel Olmedo
(Actress, Singer)

Raquel Olmedo
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Birthdate: December 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Caibarién, Las Villas, Cuba

Raquel Olmedo is a Cuban-born Mexican actress who achieved popularity during the last few years of Mexican cinema's Golden Age. She is best known for her portrayal of Doña Ramona González in the telenovela Abismo de pasión, which earned her the TVyNovelas Award. In 1984, Olmedo was inducted into the Paseo de las Luminarias for her television work.
 

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Malillany Marín
(Actress, Model)

Malillany Marín
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Birthdate: December 23, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba

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Karla Cossío
(Actress)

Karla Cossío
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Birthdate: June 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba

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Fannie Kauffman
(Actress, Comedian)

Fannie Kauffman
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Birthdate: April 11, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: February 21, 2009

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Amalia Aguilar
(Dancer, Actress, Comedian)

Amalia Aguilar
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Birthdate: July 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Matanzas, Cuba
Died: November 8, 2021