Famous Mexican Actors

Find out more about the greatest Mexican Actors, including Louis C.K., Demián Bichir, Diego Luna, Ricardo Montalbán and Gael García Bernal.

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 1 Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 21, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chihuahua, Mexico
Died: June 3, 2001
Mexican-American actor Anthony Quinn is best remembered for his Academy Award-winning roles in Viva Zapata! and Lust for Life. He also delivered stellar performances in the films Zorba the Greek, Wild Is the Wind, and The Guns of Navarone. He had exhibited his artwork and also written two memoirs.

 2 Diego Luna

Diego Luna
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 29, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Toluca, Mexico

 3 Gael García Bernal

Gael García Bernal
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 30, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico
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 4 Ricardo Montalbán

Ricardo Montalbán
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Famous As: Television actor, Film actor, Character actor, Stage actor
Birthdate: November 25, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Torreón
Died: January 14, 2009

 5 Eugenio Derbez

Eugenio Derbez
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Famous As: Actor, Television actor, Film actor
Birthdate: September 2, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mexico City

 6 Demián Bichir

Demián Bichir
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Famous As: nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in A Better Life
Birthdate: August 1, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico

 7 David Casta

David Casta
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, United States
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 8 Guillermo Ochoa

Guillermo Ochoa
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: July 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

 9 Jaime Camil

Jaime Camil
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: July 22, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

 10 Vicente Fernández

Vicente Fernández
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Famous As: Singer, Actor, Film actor
Birthdate: February 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Guadalajara

 11 Cantinflas

Cantinflas
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: August 12, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: April 20, 1993

Cantinflas was a Mexican actor, comedian, and filmmaker. Dubbed the Charlie Chaplin of Mexico, Cantinflas is best remembered for playing Passepartout in Around the World in 80 Days, for which he won a Golden Globe Award. Regarded as one of the most popular Mexican comedians of all time, Cantinflas is celebrated as a popular icon throughout Spain and Latin America. 

 12 Adan Canto

Adan Canto
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila, Mexico
Adan Canto is best known as Sunspot from the film X-Men: Days of Future Past and as Paul Torres in the series The Following. He played real-life politician Rodrigo Lara Bonilla in the Netflix series Narcos. He also directed the award-winning short film The Shot through his own production house.

 13 Mario Van Peebles

Mario Van Peebles
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: January 15, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mexico
Mexican-born American director and actor Mario Van Peebles gained fame with films such as USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage and New Jack City, both of which he directed and appeared in. He is the son of director Melvin Van Peebles and portrayed him in his biopic Baadasssss!

 14 Pedro Infante

Pedro Infante
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Film actor, Carpenter
Birthdate: November 18, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mazatlán
Died: April 15, 1957

 15 Diego Boneta

Diego Boneta
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Association football player, Television actor
Birthdate: November 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mexico City

Mexican singer and actor Diego Boneta rose to prominence starring in the 2012 American jukebox musical comedy film Rock of Ages. Boneta then furthered his acting career featuring in several films and television series, particularly playing the titular character in the Spanish-language American biographical television series Luis Miguel: The Series. Boneta has also released the studio albums Diego and Indigo.

 16 Joan Sebastian

Joan Sebastian
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Actor, Poet, Record producer
Birthdate: April 8, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Guerrero
Died: July 13, 2015

 17 Chespirito

Chespirito
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 21, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: November 28, 2014

Mexican comedian Roberto Gómez Bolaños became a cultural icon with his show Chespirito, which also starred him as the titular character and thus made him adopt Chespirito as his stage name later. He was a boxer before venturing into entertainment and had even dropped out of an engineering course.

 18 Richard Cabral

Richard Cabral
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Richard Cabral is an American actor, writer, and occasional producer. Cabral is best known for playing Hector Tontz in the anthology crime drama TV series American Crime, for which he received nominations at the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards and 19th OFTA Television Awards. He also won an award at the 20th Satellite Awards for his performance in the series.

 19 Jacob Vargas

Jacob Vargas
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Michoacan, Mexico

 20 Vicente Carrillo Fuentes

Vicente Carrillo Fuentes
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Famous As: Drug trafficker
Birthdate: October 16, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Navolato, Sinaloa

 21 Manuel Garcia-Rulfo

Manuel Garcia-Rulfo
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

 22 Aarón Díaz

Aarón Díaz
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

 23 Fernando Colunga

Fernando Colunga
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Famous As: Actor, Television actor
Birthdate: March 3, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mexico City

 24 Alfonso Herrera

Alfonso Herrera
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Television actor
Birthdate: August 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mexico City

 25 Baby Bash

Baby Bash
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Famous As: Rappers
Birthdate: November 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vallejo, California, USA

 26 Vicente Carrillo Leyva

Vicente Carrillo Leyva
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Famous As: Drug trafficker
Birthdate: July 19, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mexico City

 27 Rafael Amaya

Rafael Amaya
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Model, Television actor, Film actor
Birthdate: February 28, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hermosillo

 28 Ramon Novarro

Ramon Novarro
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 6, 1899
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Durango, Mexico
Died: October 30, 1968

Ramon Novarro was a Mexican-American actor who went on to become one of the most bankable actors during the 1920s and early-1930s. Promoted as a Latin lover, Ramon Novarro was regarded as a sex symbol in Hollywood. His murder, which took place on October 30, 1968, inspired several works of art like short stories, songs, and TV series.

 29 Gerardo Taracena

Gerardo Taracena
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Famous As: actor
Birthdate: 1970 AD
Birthplace: Mexico City

 30 Antonio Aguilar

Antonio Aguilar
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Film actor
Birthdate: May 17, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tayahua, Zacatecas
Died: June 19, 2007

 31 Kuno Becker

Kuno Becker
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Famous As: Film actor, Television actor, Stage actor
Birthdate: January 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mexico City

 32 Tony Dalton

Tony Dalton
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 13, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Laredo, Texas, USA

 33 Gabriel Soto

Gabriel Soto
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Famous As: Actor, Television actor, Model, Beauty pageant contestant
Birthdate: April 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mexico City

 34 Eugenio Siller

Eugenio Siller
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Famous As: Singer, Actor, Television actor, Model
Birthdate: April 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tampico

 35 Gilbert Roland

Gilbert Roland
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 11, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ciudad Juárez, Mexico
Died: May 15, 1994

 36 Jorge Negrete

Jorge Negrete
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Film actor
Birthdate: November 30, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Guanajuato
Died: December 5, 1953

 37 Mil Máscaras

Mil Máscaras
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Famous As: Professional wrestler, Actor, Film actor
Birthdate: July 15, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Luis Potosí

 38 Alejandro Fernández

Alejandro Fernández
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: April 24, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Guadalajara

 39 El Santo

El Santo
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 23, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hidalgo
Died: February 5, 1984

 40 Javier López

Javier López
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Famous As: actor, television actor, film actor
Birthdate: February 17, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago

 41 Cristian Castro

Cristian Castro
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Famous As: Singer, Composer, Actor
Birthdate: December 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mexico City

 42 Javier Solís

Javier Solís
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 1, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

 43 Eduardo Verástegui

Eduardo Verástegui
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Famous As: Singer, Film actor, Actor, Television actor, Model
Birthdate: May 21, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Xicoténcatl Municipality

 44 Cepillin

Cepillin
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Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: February 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
Died: March 8, 2021

 45 Humberto Zurita

Humberto Zurita
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Famous As: Actor, Television actor, Film actor
Birthdate: September 2, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coyoacán

 46 Blue Demon

Blue Demon
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Famous As: Actor, Professional wrestler, Film actor
Birthdate: April 24, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rinconada
Died: December 16, 2000

 47 Bruno Bichir

Bruno Bichir
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Famous As: Television actor, Stage actor, Film actor
Birthdate: October 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mexico City

 48 Carlos Rivera

Carlos Rivera
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: March 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Huamantla

 49 Jorge Salinas

Jorge Salinas
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Famous As: Actor, Television actor, Film actor
Birthdate: July 27, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mexico City

 50 José Ron

José Ron
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Famous As: Actor, Television actor
Birthdate: August 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Guadalajara