Mexican Women Film & Theater Personalities

Throughout history, there have been many Mexican women film & theater personalities who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great Mexican female film & theater personalities such as Salma Hayek, Kate del Castillo, Stephanie Sigman, Maite Perroni, Karol Sevilla.

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 1 Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 2, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Coatzacoalcos, Mexico

Hailing from Mexico, Salma Hayek moved to Hollywood and attained fame with films like Desperado, From Dusk till Dawn, Wild Wild West, Dogma, Tale of Tales, Grown Ups, and Grown Ups 2. Her breakthrough role was the film Frida in 2002 for which she received critical appreciation. She works to raise awareness about violence against women and discrimination against immigrants.

 2 Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Lupita Nyong'o is one of the most popular black actresses of all time. The first Kenyan-Mexican actress to receive the prestigious Academy Award, Lupita Nyong'o has often been named in lists, such as the world's most beautiful woman. In 2020, she was named by Forbes magazine as one of Africa's 50 Most Powerful Women.

 3 Anahí

Anahí
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Famous As: Singer songwriter, Actress, Record producer dancer
Birthdate: May 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mexico City
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 4 Eiza González

Eiza González
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Mexican actor Eiza González, best known for her role as Santanico Pandemonium in From Dusk till Dawn, had dropped out of school to be part of the telenovela Lola, érase una vez. She has released a chart-topping album, Contracorriente, and has spoken about her struggle with depression and compulsive overeating.
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 5 Sara Ramirez

Sara Ramirez
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 31, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mazatlán, Sinaloa

Mexican American actor, singer, and songwriter Sara Ramirez is the recipient of several awards, including a Tony Award. Born in Mexico, they moved to America as a child. They became interested in acting in their teens and acted in school plays before taking up roles in theater plays. Soon, they ventured into TV and films as well.

 6 Kate del Castillo

Kate del Castillo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Kate del Castillo is a Mexican-American actress. One of the most popular actresses in the world of telenovela, del Castillo was named in People en Español magazine's Stars of the Year list in 2007. Also a humanitarian, Kate del Castillo helped launch an international anti-trafficking program called the Blue Heart Campaign to fight human trafficking.

 7 Dolores del Río

Dolores del Río
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Famous As: singer, dancer, stage actor, film actor, television actor
Birthdate: August 3, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Durango
Died: April 11, 1983
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 8 Dulce María

Dulce María
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Famous As: Actress, Singer,
Birthdate: December 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mexico City

 9 Karla Souza

Karla Souza
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

 10 Yalitza Aparicio

Yalitza Aparicio
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca, Mexico

 11 Ana de la Reguera

Ana de la Reguera
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Famous As: Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Model
Birthdate: April 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Veracruz

 12 Angelique Boyer

Angelique Boyer
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint-Claude, France
French-Mexican actor Angelique Boyer is best known for her appearances in telenovelas such as Corazón Salvaje and Rebelde. She was previously part of the band Rabanitos Verdes. She has won awards such as the Premios Juventud and the Premios TVyNovelas. She has also been part of the film J-ok'el.

 13 Maite Perroni

Maite Perroni
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: March 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mexico City
Mexican actor Maite Perroni, known as The New Queen of The Telenovelas, soared to fame as Guadalupe "Lupita" Fernández in the Mexican telenovela Rebelde and as Alma Solares in the Netflix series Dark Desire. She became an international sensation with the Latin Grammy-nominated pop group RBD and later went solo.

 14 Stephanie Sigman

Stephanie Sigman
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, Mexico
Apart from making headlines for being the first Mexican-origin Bond girl, in Spectre, Stephanie Sigman also made waves playing Pablo Escobar’s mistress, Valeria, in the Netflix hit Narcos. A former model, she likes to keep in shape through boxing. Fans loved her in Annabelle: Creation and S.W.A.T., too.

 15 Martha Higareda

Martha Higareda
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Famous As: Actor, Television actor, Film actor, Screenwriter
Birthdate: August 24, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Villahermosa

 16 Camila Sodi

Camila Sodi
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 14, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Mexican actor/singer Camila Sodi, niece of entertainer Thalía and part of the famed Sodi family, is best known for series such as Falsa identidad and Rubí. Fans also loved her in the telenovelas Inocente de ti and A que no me dejas, and in films such as Camino a Marte.

 17 Laura Harring

Laura Harring
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Mochis, Mexico

Laura Harring is a Mexican-American actress best known for playing Camilla and Rita Rhodes in the neo-noir mystery film Mulholland Drive, for which she won an ALMA Award. Before establishing herself as an actress, Laura Harring achieved popularity by entering beauty pageants; in 1985, she was crowned Miss USA, becoming the first Hispanic woman to win the title.

 18 Danna Paola

Danna Paola
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mexico City
From beginning her career with the Mexican Sesame Street at 4, to appearing as lphaba in the Spanish-language production of Wicked, Danna Paola has had a versatile career. She has also been the voice of Rapunzel in the Spanish Tangled and has aced the charts with the track Calla Tú.

 19 Barbara Mori

Barbara Mori
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Mexican actor Barbara Mori, who soared to fame with the telenovela Rubí, was scouted at 14, while working as a waitress. The former model became a grandmother at 38, when her son had a daughter. She became a sensation in India after being part of the Bollywood film Kites.

 20 Melina Perez

Melina Perez
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Famous As: Models
Birthdate: March 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
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 21 Ana Brenda Contreras

Ana Brenda Contreras
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Birthdate: December 24, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn

 22 Lupe Vélez

Lupe Vélez
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Famous As: Film actor, Stage actor
Birthdate: July 18, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Luis Potosí
Died: December 13, 1944

 23 Belinda Peregrín

Belinda Peregrín
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Pianist, Television actor, Model, Songwriter
Birthdate: August 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ciudad Guayana

Mexican singer-songwriter and actress Belinda Peregrín, tagged as "Princess of Latin Pop" by international press is best known for her commercially hit studio albums like Belinda and Utopía and singles like Vivir, which made her the third best-selling female Mexican act. She also had screen success with films like The Cheetah Girls 2 and Mexican telenovelas like Amigos x siempre.   

 24 Aislinn Derbez

Aislinn Derbez
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

 25 Katy Jurado

Katy Jurado
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Famous As: Actor, Journalist, Critic, Television actor, Film actor
Birthdate: January 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guadalajara
Died: July 5, 2002

 26 María Félix

María Félix
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 8, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Álamos, Mexico
Died: April 8, 2002

 27 Paulina Gaitán

Paulina Gaitán
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

 28 Aracely Arámbula

Aracely Arámbula
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Television actor, Model
Birthdate: March 6, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chihuahua

 29 Paulina Rubio

Paulina Rubio
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

 30 Olivia Harrison

Olivia Harrison
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: May 18, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

 31 Natalia Cordova-Buckley

Natalia Cordova-Buckley
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

 32 Angélica Rivera

Angélica Rivera
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Famous As: Television actor, Politician, Actor, Model
Birthdate: August 2, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mexico City

 33 Esperanza Baur

Esperanza Baur
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Famous As: actor
Birthdate: 1924 AD
Birthplace: Mexico City
Died: March 11, 1961

 34 Silvia Pinal

Silvia Pinal
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Famous As: Politician, Television actor, Film actor, Stage actor
Birthdate: September 12, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Heroica Guaymas

 35 Maribel Guardia

Maribel Guardia
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

 36 Victoria Ruffo

Victoria Ruffo
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Famous As: Actor, Television actor, Film actor
Birthdate: May 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mexico City

 37 Elpidia Carrillo

Elpidia Carrillo
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Famous As: Actor, Camera operator, Film actor
Birthdate: August 16, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Parácuaro

 38 Verónica Castro

Verónica Castro
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Presenter
Birthdate: October 19, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mexico City

 39 Silvia Navarro

Silvia Navarro
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Famous As: Actor, Television actor
Birthdate: September 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Irapuato

 40 Ludwika Paleta

Ludwika Paleta
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Birthdate: 0000 AD

 41 Adriana Barraza

Adriana Barraza
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Famous As: Television actor, Actor, Film actor
Birthdate: March 5, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toluca

 42 Linda Christian

Linda Christian
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Famous As: Actor, Film actor
Birthdate: November 13, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tampico
Died: July 22, 2011

 43 Alejandra Guzmán

Alejandra Guzmán
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Television actor
Birthdate: February 9, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mexico City

 44 Alessandra Rosaldo

Alessandra Rosaldo
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Television actor
Birthdate: September 11, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mexico City

 45 Renata Notni

Renata Notni
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 2, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cuernavaca, Mexico

 46 Ninel Conde

Ninel Conde
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Television actor, Model
Birthdate: September 29, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toluca Municipality

 47 Itatí Cantoral

Itatí Cantoral
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Famous As: singer, television actor, film actor, stage actor
Birthdate: May 13, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mexico City

 48 Paulina Goto

Paulina Goto
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Monterrey

Mexican actor Paulina Goto soared to fame with the telenovela Niña de mi Corazón and later also performed as part of the pop group Eme 15. She was also in the news for her relationship with her Un camino hacia el destino co-star Horacio Pancheri, though they broke up later.

 49 Sandra Echeverría

Sandra Echeverría
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Famous As: actor, singer, television actor
Birthdate: December 11, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mexico City

 50 Cecilia Suárez

Cecilia Suárez
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tampico, Tamaulipas, México