Famous Puerto Rican Actors

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 1 Benicio Del Toro

Benicio Del Toro
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 19, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Germán, Puerto Rico

Born to lawyer parents, Puerto Rican actor-producer Benicio del Toro had initially taken up a business degree course in university. He later dropped out and joined a New York theater school. Known for his Academy Award-winning role in Traffic, del Toro is also an avid environmental activist.

 2 Luis Guzmán

Luis Guzmán
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 28, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cayey, Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican actor Luis Guzmán is best known for films such as Boogie Nights, The Limey, and Traffic. Audiences also loved him in the series Narcos. He has voiced Ricardo in two Grand Theft Auto video games and has delivered an award-winning performance in How to Make It in America

 3 Raul Julia

Raul Julia
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 9, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Floral Park, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: October 24, 1994
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 4 José Ferrer

José Ferrer
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: January 8, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: January 26, 1992

José Ferrer was a Puerto Rican actor and director who established himself in the American theatre and film industry. He received an Academy Award for his performance in Cyrano de Bergerac, becoming the first Hispanic actor and the first Puerto Rican-born actor to win the award. In 1985, he became the first actor to receive the National Medal of Arts.

 5 Don Omar

Don Omar
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: February 10, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Carolina

 6 David Zayas

David Zayas
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 15, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico

David Zayas is a Puerto Rican actor known for playing important roles in American TV series like Dexter, Oz, and Gotham. His portrayal of Angel Batista in Dexter earned him a Satellite Award and a nomination for the prestigious Screen Actors Guild Award.

 7 Carlos Ponce

Carlos Ponce
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santurce, Puerto Rico
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 8 Chayanne

Chayanne
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Río Piedras, Puerto Rico

 9 Carlito

Carlito
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: February 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 10 Ismael Cruz Córdova

Ismael Cruz Córdova
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico

 11 Ramón Rodríguez

Ramón Rodríguez
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Río Piedras, Puerto Rico

 12 Henry Darrow

Henry Darrow
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

 13 Marcelino Sánchez

Marcelino Sánchez
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cayey, Puerto Rico
Died: November 21, 1986

 14 Marcel Ruiz

Marcel Ruiz
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 9, 2003
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Viejo San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 15 Paul Calderón

Paul Calderón
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: 1959 AD
Birthplace: Puerto Rico

 16 Julián Gil

Julián Gil
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Famous As: Actor, Model
Birthdate: June 13, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

 17 Luis Roberto Guzmán

Luis Roberto Guzmán
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bayamón, Puerto Rico

 18 Renoly Santiago

Renoly Santiago
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lajas, Puerto Rico

 19 Luis Antonio Ramos

Luis Antonio Ramos
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 13, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Germán, Puerto Rico

 20 Germán Figueroa

Germán Figueroa
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Famous As: Wrestler, Actor
Birthdate: May 6, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico

 21 Carlos Santos

Carlos Santos
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: April 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Puerto Rico

 22 Armando Riesco

Armando Riesco
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 5, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

 23 Shalim Ortiz

Shalim Ortiz
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: February 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico

 24 Osvaldo Ríos

Osvaldo Ríos
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Carolina, Puerto Rico

 25 Johnny Lozada

Johnny Lozada
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: December 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Caguas, Puerto Rico

 26 Daniel Lugo

Daniel Lugo
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 30, 1945
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Caguas, Puerto Rico

 27 Miguel Piñero

Miguel Piñero
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Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: December 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gurabo, Puerto Rico
Died: June 16, 1988

 28 Jaime Sánchez

Jaime Sánchez
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 19, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rincón, Puerto Rico

 29 Ramón Franco

Ramón Franco
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Caguas, Puerto Rico

 30 Juano Hernandez

Juano Hernandez
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 19, 1896
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: July 17, 1970

 31 Raymond Arrieta

Raymond Arrieta
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Famous As: Actor, Philanthropist
Birthdate: March 26, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hato Rey, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 32 René Farrait

René Farrait
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: November 2, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico

 33 Ricky Garcia

Ricky Garcia
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Famous As: Singer & Actor
Birthdate: January 22, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Juan

Ricky Garcia of The X Factor fame was also part of the pop band Forever in Your Mind. The Puerto Rican-born actor-singer had started off as a model and later also appeared in the series Best Friends Whenever. He made headlines for his relationship with Dance Moms star Chloe Lukasiak.

 34 Raymond Acevedo

Raymond Acevedo
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Famous As: Singer, Actor
Birthdate: December 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Puerto Rico

 35 Luis Vigoreaux

Luis Vigoreaux
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Famous As: Radio Host
Birthdate: April 12, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ceiba, Puerto Rico
Died: January 17, 1983

 36 Luis Raúl

Luis Raúl
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 6, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Died: February 2, 2014

 37 Robert Avellanet

Robert Avellanet
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 30, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico

 38 Luisito Vigoreaux

Luisito Vigoreaux
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Famous As: Actor, Producer
Birthdate: July 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico

 39 Luis Antonio Cosme

Luis Antonio Cosme
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Famous As: Actor, TV Host
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Puerto Rico

 40 Angelo Pagan

Angelo Pagan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Puerto Rico

Known as The King of Queens actor Leah Remini’s husband, Angelo Pagan had moved to Hollywood at age 22. A former model, the Puerto Rican-born actor later gained fame with the series Midnight Caller and has also experimented with singing and come up with a solo LP.

 41 James Baker

James Baker
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Famous As: Actor,Miscellaneous Crew
Birthdate: June 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mayagüez, Puerto Rico