Famous People From Mexico
Find out more about the greatest Mexican Writers, including Dulce María, Guillermo del Toro, Luis Buñuel, Cesar Millan and Juana Inés de la Cruz.
Richard CabralRichard Cabral
28 August 1984
Actor
Octavio PazOctavio Paz
31 March 1914
Writer, Poet, Diplomat and Noble Prize Laureate

Leonora Carrington Leonora Carrington
06 April 1917
Mexican Artist & Surrealist Painter

Carlos FuentesCarlos Fuentes
11 November 1928
Mexican novelist

Luis BuñuelLuis Buñuel
22 February 1900
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor,

Olivia HarrisonOlivia Harrison
18 May 1948
Author
Juana Inés de la CruzJuana Inés de la Cruz
12 November 1651
Poet, Nun, Writer, Mathematician, Philosopher,

Don Miguel RuizDon Miguel Ruiz
26 August 1952
Writer

Subcomandante MarcosSubcomandante Marcos
19 June 1957
Politician
Francisco I. MaderoFrancisco I. Madero
30 October 1873
Politician, Writer, Musician, Military personnel

Joan SebastianJoan Sebastian
08 April 1951
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Poet, Record producer
Roberto OrciRoberto Orci
20 July 1973
Screenwriter, Film producer

Dulce MaríaDulce María
06 December 1985
Actor, Singer, Composer, Poet, Vedette, Television

Juan RulfoJuan Rulfo
16 May 1917
writer, screenwriter, photographer, novelist

José VasconcelosJosé Vasconcelos
28 February 1882
Writer, Philosopher, Politician, University

Elena PoniatowskaElena Poniatowska
19 May 1932
Journalist, Writer
Laura EsquivelLaura Esquivel
30 September 1950
Screenwriter, Novelist, Writer

Guillermo ArriagaGuillermo Arriaga
13 March 1958
Writer, Screenwriter, Film director, University

Rosario CastellanosRosario Castellanos
25 May 1925
Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Screenwriter, University

Rudolfo AnayaRudolfo Anaya
30 October 1937
Author
Cherríe MoragaCherríe Moraga
25 September 1952
Writer, Poet

Norman O. BrownNorman O. Brown
25 September 1913
Scholar
Alfonso ReyesAlfonso Reyes
17 May 1889
Writer

Dr. AtlDr. Atl
03 October 1875
Painter and writer

Juan GelmanJuan Gelman
03 May 1930
Poet
Carlos MonsiváisCarlos Monsiváis
04 May 1938
Writer

Amado NervoAmado Nervo
27 August 1870
Poet
José Emilio PachecoJosé Emilio Pacheco
30 June 1939
Poet

Juan Ruiz de AlarcónJuan Ruiz de Alarcón
1581 AD
Writer

Elena GarroElena Garro
11 December 1916
Screenwriter
Lucas AlamánLucas Alamán
18 October 1792
Scientist

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Mariano AzuelaMariano Azuela
01 January 1873
Author
Juan José ArreolaJuan José Arreola
08 September 1921
Writer

Sor Juana Inés de la CruzSor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Nun, Women

Jorge RamosJorge Ramos
16 March 1958
Journalist

Miguel MoraytaMiguel Morayta
15 August 1907
Film director, Screenwriter
Gregorio López y FuentesGregorio López y Fuentes
17 November 1895
Novelist