Puerto Rican Female Film & Theater Personalities

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Rita Moreno
(Puerto Rican Actress and Singer Best Known for Her Role as 'Anita' in 'West Side Story')
Rita Moreno
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Birthdate: December 11, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Humacao, Puerto Rico

Rita Moreno is an American actress, singer, and dancer. Renowned for her work in film, television, and theater in a career spanning more than seven decades, Rita is among a few elite performers to have received all four major American entertainment awards: Tony, Grammy, Emmy, and an Oscar. Among Rita Moreno’s numerous accolades is the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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Roselyn Sánchez
(Singer-songwriter, Actress)
Roselyn Sánchez
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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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Adria Arjona
(Actress)
Adria Arjona
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Birthdate: April 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Puerto Rico
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Dayanara Torres
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Birthdate: October 28, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toa Alta, Puerto Rico
 5 
Joseline Hernandez
(Rapper, Actress and Cast Member of the VH1 Reality Series 'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta'.)
Joseline Hernandez
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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.

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Lauren Velez
(Actress)
Lauren Velez
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Birthdate: November 2, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
 7 
Zuleyka Rivera
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Birthdate: October 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cayey, Puerto Rico
 8 
Adamari López
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Birthdate: May 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Humacao, Puerto Rico
 9 
Lymari Nadal
(Puerto Rican Actress, Film Producer and Scriptwriter)
Lymari Nadal
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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.

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Ivonne Coll
(Actress best known to American audiences for her role as Alba Villanueva in the CW series Jane the Virgin)
Ivonne Coll
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Birthdate: June 18, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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Wilnelia Merced
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Birthdate: October 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Caguas, Puerto Rico Caguas, Puerto Rico
 12 
Joyce Giraud
(Model and actress who held the Miss Puerto Rico title twice and was a runner-up in the Miss Universe pageant in 1998)
Joyce Giraud
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Birthdate: April 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico
 13 
Ivy Queen
(Singer, Musician)
Ivy Queen
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Birthdate: March 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Añasco, Puerto Rico
 14 
Miriam Colon
(Actress)
Miriam Colon
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Birthdate: August 20, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
Died: March 3, 2017
 15 
Joan Smalls
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Birthdate: July 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hatillo, Puerto Rico
 16 
Denise Quinones
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Birthdate: September 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
 17 
Cami-Li
(Model)
Cami-Li
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Birthdate: December 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
 18 
Jeimy Osorio
(Actress)
Jeimy Osorio
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Birthdate: December 22, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
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Iris Chacon
(Singer)
Iris Chacon
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Birthdate: March 7, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico
 20 
Giselle Blondet
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Birthdate: January 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York
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Paola Nicole Andino
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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.

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Maripily Rivera
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Birthdate: June 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico
 23 
Valery Ortiz
(Actress, Model)
Valery Ortiz
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Birthdate: August 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
 24 
Taina
(Model)
Taina
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Birthdate: October 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Image:Flag of Puerto Rico.svg 25px Río Piedras, Puerto Rico Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
 25 
Viviana Ortiz
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Birthdate: September 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Corozal
 26 
Laura Carmine
(Actress)
Laura Carmine
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Birthdate: April 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
 27 
Marisol Malaret
(Beauty pageant Winner, Model)
Marisol Malaret
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Birthdate: October 13, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Utuado, Puerto Rico
 28 
Esmeralda Santiago
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Birthdate: May 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
 29 
Yolandita Monge
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Birthdate: September 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Trujillo Alto
 30 
Mariana Vicente
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Birthdate: January 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Juan
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Karla Monroig
(Actress, Model)
Karla Monroig
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Birthdate: March 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guayama, Puerto Rico
 32 
Ana Isabelle
(Singer)
Ana Isabelle
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Birthdate: April 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Caguas
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Cynthia Olavarría
(Actress, Beauty Pageant Winner)
Cynthia Olavarría
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Birthdate: January 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico
 34 
Aleyda Ortiz
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Birthdate: October 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bayamón, Puerto Rico Bayamón, Puerto Rico
 35 
Angelique Burgos
(Actress, Model)
Angelique Burgos
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Birthdate: December 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fajardo, Puerto Rico
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Mara Croatto
(Actress)
Mara Croatto
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Birthdate: February 2, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
 37 
Lydia Echevarría
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Birthdate: October 14, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Puerto Rico
 38 
Catalina Morales
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Birthdate: December 11, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Medellín, Colombia
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Lourdes Chacon
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Birthdate: February 14, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cayey, Puerto Rico Cayey, Puerto Rico
 40 
Manoella Torres
(Singer, Actress)
Manoella Torres
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Birthdate: April 21, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, United States
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Marian Pabón
(Actress)
Marian Pabón
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Birthdate: 1958 AD
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Ivonne Orsini
(Beauty pageant contestant)
Ivonne Orsini
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Birthdate: April 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bayamón, Puerto Rico Bayamón, Puerto Rico
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Awilda Carbia
(Comedian)
Awilda Carbia
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Birthdate: January 30, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: March 22, 2009
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Alba Nydia Díaz
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Birthdate: April 27, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Caguas, Puerto Rico
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Mapita Cortés
(Actress of telenovelas and the cinema of Mexico)
Mapita Cortés
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Birthdate: August 4, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: January 1, 2006