Famous Puerto Rican Film & Theater Personalities

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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 Roselyn Sánchez

Roselyn Sánchez
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 2, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Roselyn Sánchez is a Puerto Rican singer, dancer, songwriter, actress, model, producer, and writer. She is best known for playing Elena Delgado in the popular police procedural drama TV series Without a Trace, for which she received the 2008 ALMA Award. Roselyn Sánchez also works with organizations like Fundación de Niños San Jorge, which helps sick children from poor families.

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 3 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

 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 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

 6 Yadier Molina

Yadier Molina
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Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: July 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bayam??n, Puerto Rico

 7 Dayanara Torres

Dayanara Torres
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toa Alta, Puerto Rico
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 8 Joseline Hernandez

Joseline Hernandez
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Famous As: Reality TV Star
Birthdate: November 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rican reality star Joseline Hernandez of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta broke down after losing custody of her son to her former boyfriend, Stevie J, in Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition. Earlier, the bisexual entertainer had confirmed that her marriage with Stevie had been faked for publicity.

 9 Don Omar

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

 10 Lauren Velez

Lauren Velez
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 2, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

 11 Zuleyka Rivera

Zuleyka Rivera
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cayey, Puerto Rico

 12 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.

 13 Carlos Ponce

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

 14 Chayanne

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

 15 Gina Lynn

Gina Lynn
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Famous As: Adult Film Star, Model, Glamour model
Birthdate: February 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mayagüez

 16 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

 17 Adamari López

Adamari López
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Humacao, Puerto Rico

 18 Lymari Nadal

Lymari Nadal
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico

Lymari Nadal is a Puerto Rican actress, scriptwriter, and film producer. She is best known for her portrayal of Eva in the American biographical crime film, American Gangster. In 2011, she wrote and produced her own movie titled America, which was chosen to represent Puerto Rico at the 84th Academy Awards under the Best Foreign Language Film category.

 19 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

 20 Ramón Rodríguez

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

 21 Wilnelia Merced

Wilnelia Merced
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: October 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Caguas, Puerto Rico Caguas, Puerto Rico

 22 Joan Smalls

Joan Smalls
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: July 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hatillo, Puerto Rico

 23 Ivy Queen

Ivy Queen
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Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: March 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Añasco, Puerto Rico

 24 Joyce Giraud

Joyce Giraud
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Famous As: Actor, Model, Beauty pageant contestant
Birthdate: April 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico

 25 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

 26 Miriam Colon

Miriam Colon
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 20, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Died: March 3, 2017

 27 Holly Woodlawn

Holly Woodlawn
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico
Died: December 6, 2015

 28 Paul Calderón

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

 29 Nina Flowers

Nina Flowers
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Famous As: Drag Queen, Musician
Birthdate: February 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bayamón, Puerto Rico

 30 Renoly Santiago

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

 31 Denise Quinones

Denise Quinones
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico

 32 Jeimy Osorio

Jeimy Osorio
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico

 33 Julián Gil

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

 34 Luis Roberto Guzmán

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

 35 Giselle Blondet

Giselle Blondet
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York

 36 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

 37 Germán Figueroa

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

 38 Paola Nicole Andino

Paola Nicole Andino
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 22, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bayamón

Paola Nicole Andino is an actress best known for her lead role as Emma Alonso in the Nickelodeon series, Every Witch Way. As a child, she became a member of Lewisville's Footlights Dance Studio and danced competitively. She soon started taking acting classes as well. As of today, she has acted in numerous TV shows and TV movies.

 39 Iris Chacon

Iris Chacon
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 7, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico

 40 Maripily Rivera

Maripily Rivera
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico

 41 Armando Riesco

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

 42 Shalim Ortiz

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

 43 Carlos Santos

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

 44 Osvaldo Ríos

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

 45 Taina

Taina
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: October 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Image:Flag of Puerto Rico.svg 25px Río Piedras, Puerto Rico Río Piedras, Puerto Rico

 46 Viviana Ortiz

Viviana Ortiz
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: September 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Corozal

 47 Valery Ortiz

Valery Ortiz
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: August 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico

 48 Jessica Wild

Jessica Wild
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Famous As: Drag Queen, Make-up Artist
Birthdate: June 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico

 49 Daniel Lugo

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

 50 Ramón Franco

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