Famous Spanish Actors

Find out more about the greatest Spanish Actors, including Enrique Iglesias, Elsa Pataky, Antonio Banderas, Pau Gasol and Olivier Martinez.

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 1 Javier Bardem

Javier Bardem
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 2 Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas
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Famous As: Best Known for Playing 'Zorro' in the Eponymous Film Series
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.

 3 Daniel Brühl

Daniel Brühl
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 16, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, 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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 4 Alvaro Morte

Alvaro Morte
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 5 Mark Consuelos

Mark Consuelos
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain

Best known as Mateo Santos from All My Children and as Hiram Lodge from Riverdale, Mark Consuelos was born to an Italian mother and a Mexican father in Spain. He began his career as a dancer and then stepped into soap operas. He is an avid sports lover, too.

 6 Mark Dacascos

Mark Dacascos
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Mark Dacascos is an actor, trained martial artist, and TV personality. He is proficient in the Wun Hop Kuen Do style of martial arts and has won several karate and kung fu championships. As an actor, he is best known for his role in the action-horror film Brotherhood of the Wolf. He is married to actress Julie Condra.  

 7 Jaime Lorente

Jaime Lorente
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Famous As: Actor
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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 8 Arón Piper

Arón Piper
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 9 Jordi El Nino Polla

Jordi El Nino Polla
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 10 Miguel Ángel Silvestre

Miguel Ángel Silvestre
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 11 Miguel Herrán

Miguel Herrán
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 25, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Málaga, Málaga, Andalucía, Spain

 12 Pedro Alonso

Pedro Alonso
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 13 Mario Casas

Mario Casas
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 12, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: A Coruna, Galicia, Spain

 14 Javier Botet

Javier Botet
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ciudad Real, Spain

 15 Luis Buñuel

Luis Buñuel
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor, Writer
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.  

 16 Jon Kortajarena

Jon Kortajarena
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: May 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bilbao, Vizcaya, País Vasco, 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.

 17 Marc Clotet

Marc Clotet
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 18 Itzan Escamilla

Itzan Escamilla
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 31, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 19 Toni Ribas

Toni Ribas
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Famous As: Pornographic actor
Birthdate: June 13, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

 20 Alvaro Rico

Alvaro Rico
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 13, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: La Puebla de Montalbán, Toledo, Spain

 21 Geoffrey Holder

Geoffrey Holder
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Died: October 5, 2014

 22 Jordi Mollà

Jordi Mollà
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 1, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, 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.

 23 Yon González

Yon González
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 24 Omar ayuso

Omar ayuso
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 26, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 25 Ramon Novarro

Ramon Novarro
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 6, 1899
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Durango, Mexico
Died: October 30, 1968

Ramon Novarro was a Mexican-American actor who went on to become one of the most bankable actors during the 1920s and early-1930s. Promoted as a Latin lover, Ramon Novarro was regarded as a sex symbol in Hollywood. His murder, which took place on October 30, 1968, inspired several works of art like short stories, songs, and TV series.

 26 Hovik Keuchkerian

Hovik Keuchkerian
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 14, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon

 27 Miguel Bosé

Miguel Bosé
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Famous As: Musician, Actor
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. 

 28 Paco Tous

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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Seville, Andalusia, Spain

 29 Camilo Sesto

Camilo Sesto
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Famous As: Former pop rock musician who totaled 52 number 1 hits and 18 top 40 list songs throughout his career
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.

 30 Enrique Arce

Enrique Arce
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Valencia, Spain

 31 Oscar Jaenada

Oscar Jaenada
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Esplugues de Llobregat, Catalonia, Spain

 32 Andrés Velencoso

Andrés Velencoso
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: March 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tossa de Mar, Spain

 33 Sergio Peris-Mencheta

Sergio Peris-Mencheta
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 34 Ivan Sanchez

Ivan Sanchez
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 35 Martiño Rivas

Martiño Rivas
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vimianzo, Spain

 36 David Bisbal

David Bisbal
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Almería, Spain

David Bisbal is a Spanish singer, songwriter, and actor who rose to fame following his appearance in the reality TV show Operación Triunfo. He has since built a successful entertainment career with several live and studio albums to his name. A crossover international artist, he is popular throughout Europe and Latin America and has sold more than six million records. 

 37 Fernando Cayo

Fernando Cayo
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Valladolid, Spain

 38 Eduardo Noriega

Eduardo Noriega
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Famous As: Actor who became known for his performances in the Alejandro Amenábar films, Tesis and Abre los Ojos.
Birthdate: August 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santander, Spain

 39 Patrick Criado

Patrick Criado
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 23, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 40 Fernando Rey

Fernando Rey
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Famous As: Spanish film, theatre, and television actor, who worked in both Europe and the United States
Birthdate: September 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: A Coruña, Spain
Died: March 9, 1994

 41 Álex González

Álex González
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 13, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 42 Juan Diego Botto

Juan Diego Botto
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Famous As: Actor
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.    

 43 Javier Chamber

Javier Chamber
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 19, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Albelda de Iregua, La Rioja (Spain) La Rioja, Spain

 44 Antonio Flores

Antonio Flores
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
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.

 45 Paco Leon

Paco Leon
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: October 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seville, Spain

 46 Carlos Bardem

Carlos Bardem
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 7, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

 47 Maxi Iglesias

Maxi Iglesias
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Famous As: Actor
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.

 48 Jesús Franco

Jesús Franco
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Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: May 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain
Died: April 2, 2013

Spanish director, screenwriter, producer, actor, cinematographer, editor, musician and composer Jesús Franco Manera, considered as a cult director by both critics and public, is most reputed as a director of exploitation and B-movies. His expansive career spanning over five decades saw him writing, directing, producing and acting in around 173 feature films.

 49 Luis Tosar

Luis Tosar
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: October 13, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lugo, Spain

 50 Nacho Vigalondo

Nacho Vigalondo
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Famous As: Film director, Actor
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).