Famous Spanish Actors

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Javier Bardem
(Spanish Actor Best Known for His Role in the Film ‘No Country for Old Men’)
Javier Bardem
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Birthdate: March 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Municipality of Las Palmas, Spain

Spanish actor, Javier Bardem, is an acclaimed artist and has worked in notable films like Skyfall, Love in the Time of Cholera, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Mother and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. He has also acted in numerous Spanish movies. He won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for the 2007 film No Country for Old Men.

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Antonio Banderas
(Best Known for Playing 'Zorro' in the Eponymous Film Series)
Antonio Banderas
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Birthdate: August 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain

One of the most popular Spanish-American actors of all time, Antonio Banderas has made a name for himself in Hollywood. Apart from being a successful actor, he is also an accomplished businessman. A perfume industry veteran, Antonio Banderas has been working with the fragrance and beauty company Puig for several years and is the brand's most popular representative.

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Daniel Brühl
(One of the Most Versatile and Influential Spanish-German Actors and Filmmakers)
Daniel Brühl
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Birthdate: June 16, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

Spanish-German actor Daniel Brühl began his career with the soap Verbotene Liebe. Raised trilingual, he is now fluent in six languages. Hollywood knows him best as Fredrick Zoller from Inglourious Basterds, while he first made waves with the German film Good Bye, Lenin! He later co-owned two bars.

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Alvaro Morte
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Birthdate: February 23, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Algeciras, Cádiz, Spain

Best known to fans as The Professor from the iconic Spanish series La Casa De Papel, or Money Heist, has won several awards for the role. He overcame cancer in his 30s. The father of twins is now a co-owner of the Spanish theater company 300 Pistolas.

Jordi El Nino Polla
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Birthdate: September 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ciudad Real, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Known for his childish looks, pornstar Ángel Muñoz García is better known as Jordi El Nino Polla, or The Dick Boy. He stepped into the adult film industry at age 18 and never looked back. He also owns a popular YouTube channel and has also earned the Gold Play Button.
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Miguel Herrán
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Birthdate: April 25, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Málaga, Málaga, Andalucía, Spain
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Miguel Ángel Silvestre
(Spanish Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Alberto Márquez’ in the TV Series ‘Velvet’)
Miguel Ángel Silvestre
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Birthdate: April 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Castellón de la Plana, Spain
Spanish actor Miguel Ángel Silvestre is best known as Alberto from Velvet, Lito from Sense8, and Franklin Jurado from Narcos. Fans also loved him on the Spanish show Sin tetas no hay paraíso and in the film The Pelayos. He had earlier ditched a budding tennis career, following an injury.
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Arón Piper
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Birthdate: March 29, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Arón Piper is a German-Spanish actor best known for his portrayal of Ander Muñoz in the Spanish thriller teen drama series, Elite. Apart from being an actor, Piper is also a musician. He joined hands with several other musicians to release a single titled Sigo. In 2020, he released another song titled Rosé.

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Jaime Lorente
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Birthdate: December 12, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Murcia, Spain

Jaime Lorente is a Spanish model and actor best known for playing Denver in the popular Spanish heist crime drama TV series Money Heist. His performance earned him nominations at the 2018 and 2019 Award of the Spanish Actors Union. Apart from acting, Lorente has also published a collection of poems in a book named A propósito de tu boca.

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Pedro Alonso
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Birthdate: June 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vigo, Galicia, Spain

Pedro Alonso is a Spanish actor, artist, and writer. Alonso is best known for his portrayal of Berlin in the popular Spanish heist crime drama TV series Money Heist. His performance earned him the Award of the Spanish Actors Union in 2018. In 2018, GQ Turkey magazine named him International Star of the Year.

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Mario Casas
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Birthdate: June 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: A Coruna, Galicia, Spain
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Jon Kortajarena
(Spanish Fashion Model and Actor)
Jon Kortajarena
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Birthdate: May 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bilbao, Spain

While fans love his beautiful hazel eyes, Spanish model and actor Jon Kortajarena has also made it to the Forbes list of The World's 10 Most Successful Male Models. Known for projects such as A Single Man and Andron, he has also modeled for brands such as Guess, Armani, and Versace.

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Marc Clotet
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Birthdate: April 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

Spanish actor and model Marc Clotet is the son of famous physician and author Bonaventura Clotet. Best known for his performance in the soap El cor de la Ciutat, he has also been admired for his roles in the films The Sleeping Voice and The Chessplayer.

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Javier Botet
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Birthdate: July 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ciudad Real, Spain
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Luis Buñuel
(Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor, Writer)
Luis Buñuel
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Birthdate: February 22, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Calanda, Spain
Died: July 29, 1983

Luis Buñuel was a Spanish-Mexican filmmaker with a brilliant career spanning almost half a century. He worked in France, Mexico, and Spain and directed films spanning various genres. His filmmaking technique was strongly influenced by mise-en-scène. He was hailed as a leader of avant-garde surrealism and is considered one of the top directors of the 20th century.  

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Itzan Escamilla
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Birthdate: October 31, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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Alvaro Rico
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Birthdate: August 13, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: La Puebla de Montalbán, Toledo, Spain
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Jordi Mollà
(Spanish Actor, Artist, Writer, and Filmmaker)
Jordi Mollà
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Birthdate: July 1, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

Jordi Mollà is a Spanish actor, writer, filmmaker, and artist. A critically acclaimed actor, Mollà has been thrice nominated for the prestigious Goya Award for Best Actor. His portrayal of Daniel in the 1997 Spanish drama film, The Lucky Star, earned him a Butaca Award. A self-taught painter, Mollà showcased his works at the Carmen de la Guerra in 2002.

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Geoffrey Holder
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Birthdate: August 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Died: October 5, 2014
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Toni Ribas
(Pornographic actor)
Toni Ribas
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Birthdate: June 13, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
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Yon González
(Spanish Actor Known for His Role as ‘Ivan Noiret Leon’ in the TV Series ‘The Boarding School’)
Yon González
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Birthdate: May 20, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bergara, Spain

Yon González is a Spanish actor best known for his portrayal of Iván Noiret León in the popular Spanish teen drama thriller TV series, El Internado (The Boarding School). In 2010, he was honored at the Association of Latin Entertainment Critics Awards with the Best New Actor award for his performance in the series.

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Omar ayuso
(Actor)
Omar ayuso
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Birthdate: March 26, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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Hovik Keuchkerian
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Birthdate: November 14, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
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Miguel Bosé
(Musician, Actor)
Miguel Bosé
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Birthdate: April 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Panama City, Panama

Miguel Bosé is a Spanish pop new wave musician and actor who has been active in the entertainment industry for five decades. He studied acting, dancing, and singing and began his career as an actor. He eventually forayed into music as well. He is openly gay and is in a long-term relationship with sculptor Ignacio Palau. 

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Paco Tous
(Actor)
Paco Tous
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Birthdate: May 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Seville, Andalusia, Spain
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Camilo Sesto
(Former pop rock musician who totaled 52 number 1 hits and 18 top 40 list songs throughout his career)
Camilo Sesto
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Birthdate: September 16, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Alcoy, Spain
Died: August 8, 2019

Camilo Sesto was a Spanish singer wgo began his musical career playing in bands before deciding to go solo. He became popular for his hits like Fresa Salvaje, Algo de Mi, and El Amor de Mi Vid. He was also a successful songwriter and music producer and gained praise for his role in the Spanish version of Jesus Christ Superstar.

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Enrique Arce
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Birthdate: October 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Valencia, Spain
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Andrés Velencoso
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Birthdate: March 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tossa de Mar, Spain
Sergio Peris-Mencheta
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Birthdate: April 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Sergio Peris-Mencheta is a Spanish actor and theatre director. Apart from films, Peris-Mencheta has also appeared in many TV series and plays. A former rugby player, Sergio Peris-Mencheta gave up on his sports career to become an actor. He got his major breakthrough in 1998 when he landed an important role in a TV series titled Al salir de clase.

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Ivan Sanchez
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Birthdate: November 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Ivan Sanchez is a Spanish actor, film producer, and model. Apart from playing important roles in Spanish films and TV series, Sánchez has also appeared in popular Mexican telenovelas like La tempestad and Lo imperdonable. Ivan Sanchez has also appeared in several short films.

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Oscar Jaenada
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Birthdate: May 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Esplugues de Llobregat, Catalonia, Spain
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Martiño Rivas
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Birthdate: January 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vimianzo, Spain
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Eduardo Noriega
(Actor who became known for his performances in the Alejandro Amenábar films, Tesis and Abre los Ojos.)
Eduardo Noriega
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Birthdate: August 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santander, Spain
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Álex González
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Birthdate: August 13, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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Fernando Rey
(Cannes Award-Winning Actor, Remembered for His Roles in the Films of Director Luis Buñuel)
Fernando Rey
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Birthdate: September 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: A Coruña, Spain
Died: March 9, 1994
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Maxi Iglesias
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Birthdate: February 6, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Maxi Iglesias is a Spanish actor, television presenter, and model. A household name in Spain, Iglesias has played important roles in popular TV series like Física o química, Velvet, Dueños del paraíso, and Desaparecidos. His popularity increased in 2020 when he was cast to play Victor in the popular Netflix show Valeria.

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Juan Diego Botto
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Birthdate: August 29, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Juan Diego Botto is an Argentine-Spanish actor and writer. He is known for his portrayal of Iñaqui in the 1999 comedy-drama film Sobreviviré. In 2008, he was honored at the Cairo Film Festival with the Best Actor Award for his performance in a Greek biographical film titled El Greco. Juan Diego Botto is also renowned for his work in theatre.    

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Patrick Criado
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Birthdate: September 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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Fernando Cayo
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Birthdate: April 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Valladolid, Spain
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Paco Leon
(Actor, Comedian)
Paco Leon
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Birthdate: October 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
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Javier Chamber
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Birthdate: January 19, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Albelda de Iregua, La Rioja (Spain) La Rioja, Spain
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Carlos Bardem
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Birthdate: March 7, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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José Coronado
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Birthdate: August 14, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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Luis Tosar
(Film actor)
Luis Tosar
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Birthdate: October 13, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lugo, Spain
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Nacho Vigalondo
(Film director, Actor)
Nacho Vigalondo
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Birthdate: April 6, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cabezón de la Sal, Spain

Writer, director and actor Nacho Vigalondo began his journey in 2001 with Código 7, not only writing and directing the short film, but also playing the part of Tipo in it. He received an Academy award nomination with his next work, 7:35 in the Morning.  Among his better known works are Timecrimes (2007), Extraterrestrial (2011) and Colossal (2016).

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Asier Etxeandia
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Birthdate: June 27, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bilbao, Spain
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Dani Rovira
(Comedian Actor)
Dani Rovira
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Birthdate: November 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain
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Antonio Flores
(Singer-songwriter)
Antonio Flores
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Birthdate: November 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: May 30, 1995

Antonio Flores was a Spanish actor and singer-songwriter. He is best remembered for his pop rock style and his songs cover a wide range of genres. As an actor, Flores is known for starring alongside American actress Sharon Stone in the 1989 Spanish drama film Blood and Sand. At age 33, Flores committed suicide two weeks after his mother's demise.

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Pol Espargaró
(Grand Prix motorcycle racer best known for winning the 2013 Moto2 World Championship)
Pol Espargaró
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Birthdate: June 10, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Granollers, Spain
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Iván Massagué
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Birthdate: September 4, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain