Famous Cuban Film & Theater Personalities

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Ana de Armas
(Actress)
Ana de Armas
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Birthdate: April 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cuban and Spanish Actress Known for Her Role in the Film ‘Una Rosa de Francia’

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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Eddie Cibrian
(American Film and TV Actor)
Eddie Cibrian
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Birthdate: June 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Burbank, California, USA
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William Levy
(Actor, Model)
William Levy
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Birthdate: August 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cojímar, Cuba
Cuban-American actor William Levy started as a model and then appeared on Spanish reality shows such as Isla de la Tentación. He has lent his voice to the dubbed version of Planet 51. He has also appeared in series such as Star and telenovelas such as Cuidado con el ángel.
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Oscar Nunez
(Cuban-American Actor and Screenwriter )
Oscar Nunez
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Birthdate: November 18, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cuba, Cuba
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Steven Bauer
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Manny Rivera’ in the Film ‘Scarface’)
Steven Bauer
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Birthdate: December 2, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba

Steven Bauer is a Cuban-American actor best known for playing Cuban drug lord, Manny Ribera, in the American crime drama film, Scarface, a film which gave him an opportunity to work with actors like Al Pacino. Bauer received a Golden Globe nomination for his performance in the film. He then went on to establish himself as a serious actor.

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David Fumero
(Cuban-American Actor and Former Fashion Model)
David Fumero
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Birthdate: December 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
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Pedro Zamora
(Cuban-American HIV/AIDS Activist and Reality TV Personality )
Pedro Zamora
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Birthdate: February 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: November 11, 1994
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Konnan
(Professional wrestler and Podcaster)
Konnan
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Birthdate: June 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santiago de Cuba Province, Cuba

Konnan is an American Cuban former professional wrestler who wrestled for national and independent promotions in Mexico and the USA. He held 15 title belts in nine promotions during an illustrious career that spanned almost 30 years. Konnan is also known for his involvement in the creation of Lucha Underground.

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Tony Plana
(Cuban TV and Film Actor and Director )
Tony Plana
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Birthdate: April 19, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
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Danay García
(Cuban-Born Actor, Model, and Voice Actor)
Danay García
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Birthdate: July 5, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
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Livia Brito
(Cuban Actor and Model )
Livia Brito
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Birthdate: July 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ciego De Avila, Cuba
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Cristina Saralegui
(Cuban-American Journalist, Talk Show Host, and Actor)
Cristina Saralegui
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Birthdate: January 29, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Havana

Cuban-American journalist, TV host, and actor Cristina Saralegui is best known for her Spanish-language talk show El Show de Cristina. She has also had a decade-long stint as the editor-in-chief of the Spanish version of Cosmopolitan magazine. Known as the Spanish-Cuban Oprah, she has also published several books.

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Cami-Li
(TV Personality, Alternative Model, and Television Host)
Cami-Li
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Birthdate: December 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
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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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César Évora
(Cuban Actor Known for His Roles in Telenovelas)
César Évora
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Birthdate: November 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
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Alberto Guerra
(Cuban Film and TV Actor )
Alberto Guerra
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Birthdate: December 5, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: La Habana, Cuba
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Millard Mitchell
(American Character Actor)
Millard Mitchell
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Birthdate: August 14, 1903
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: October 13, 1953
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Tomas Milian
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Birthdate: March 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: March 22, 2017

Tomas Milian was a Cuban-born singer and actor best remembered for starring in European genre films. He also played important roles in non-genre films like La Luna, which earned him the Nastro d'Argento under the Best Supporting Actor category. Tomas Milian is also remembered for appearing in many Spaghetti Western films in the late-1960s and early-1970s. 
 

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Francisco Gattorno
(Cuban-Mexican Actor and Producer)
Francisco Gattorno
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Birthdate: October 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santa Clara, Cuba
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Chelo Alonso
(Cuban Actress & Sex Symbol)
Chelo Alonso
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Birthdate: April 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Camagüey, Cuba
Died: February 20, 2019
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Malillany Marín
(Cuban-Mexican Model and Actress)
Malillany Marín
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Birthdate: December 23, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
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Karla Cossío
(Mexican Actress )
Karla Cossío
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Birthdate: June 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
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Otto Sirgo
(Cuban Actor and Director Known for His Association with Mexican Telenovelas and Theater)
Otto Sirgo
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Birthdate: December 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
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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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Tomás Gutiérrez Alea
(Cuban Screenwriter and Film Director)
Tomás Gutiérrez Alea
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Birthdate: December 11, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: April 16, 1996
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Fannie Kauffman
(Canadian-born Cuban Comedienne and Actress)
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
(Cuban-Mexican Actress, Dancer, and Comedian)
Amalia Aguilar
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Birthdate: July 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Matanzas, Cuba
Died: November 8, 2021
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Humberto Solás
(Cuban Film Director)
Humberto Solás
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Birthdate: December 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: September 18, 2008
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Jesús Díaz
(Writer)
Jesús Díaz
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Birthdate: October 7, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: May 3, 2002

Jesús Díaz was a Cuban writer and screenwriter best remembered for his books, The Initials of the Earth and That's Not the Way It Was. As a screenwriter, he contributed immensely to several films such as Alice in Wondertown and Polvo rojo.