Sometimes fate has its own way of giving it back to you. Little did Antonio Banderas know at the age of fourteen that soccer wasn’t what he was born to do! However, a mishap that broke his foot led him towards a career that made him internationally renowned. The ‘Spanish enchantress’ Penelope Cruz danced her way to a career in film and theatre and became a hot pick for every director and production house. A child prodigy, Santiago Segura’s trysts with filmmaking started when he was merely fourteen years of age. After his first short film, he decided to make a career in the same. Segura’s big break came in 1998, when he directed his first feature film, the smashing hit Torrente, el brazo tonto de la ley. Going back to the tides of time in 1960s, the world of entertainment had a new pop culture icon in Cesar Romero. The Spanish artist and film actor was phenomenal on stage and on screen and got acclaimed for his portrayal of maniacal Joker in the 1966 television series ‘Batman’. Spanish film and theatre personalities have time and again proved their mettle on screen with their power-packed performance, creative inputs and ingenious style. They have adorned various hats like that of actors, directors, dancers, script writers, producers, art directors with élan. Check this segment and find out more about famous Spanish film and theatre personalities.
Millie Bobby BrownMillie Bobby Brown
19 February 2004
Actress
Antonio BanderasAntonio Banderas
10 August 1960
Actor, Director

Ana de ArmasAna de Armas
30 April 1988
Actress

Elsa PatakyElsa Pataky
18 July 1976
Model

Enrique IglesiasEnrique Iglesias
08 May 1975
Singer

Javier BardemJavier Bardem
01 March 1969
Actor
Úrsula CorberóÚrsula Corberó
11 August 1989
Actress

Pau GasolPau Gasol
06 July 1980
Basketball Player, Actor

Paz VegaPaz Vega
02 January 1976
Actress, Model

Oona ChaplinOona Chaplin
04 June 1986
Actress
NicoNico
16 October 1938
Singer

George SandersGeorge Sanders
03 July 1906
Actor
Ariadna GilAriadna Gil
23 January 1969
Actress

Daisy FuentesDaisy Fuentes
17 November 1966
Television Host

Denholm ElliottDenholm Elliott
31 May 1922
Actor
Roy KinnearRoy Kinnear
08 January 1934
Actor

Yon GonzálezYon González
20 May 1986
Actor
Marian RiveraMarian Rivera
12 August 1984
Model

Miguel Ángel SilvestreMiguel Ángel Silvestre
06 April 1982
Actor

Christina OchoaChristina Ochoa
25 January 1985
Actress
María ValverdeMaría Valverde
24 March 1987
Actress

Penelope CruzPenelope Cruz
28 April 1974
 
Jean NegulescoJean Negulesco
26 February 1900
American-Romanian film director

Stella BanderasStella Banderas
24 September 1996
Actress

Pedro AlmodovarPedro Almodovar
25 September 1949
 

Astrid Berges-Frisbey Astrid Berges-Frisbey
26 May 1986
Actress, Model
Javi LunaJavi Luna
12 August 1995
Actor

Mark DacascosMark Dacascos
26 February 1964
Actor

Alba FloresAlba Flores
27 October 1986
Actress

Mark ConsuelosMark Consuelos
30 March 1971
Actor
Camilo SestoCamilo Sesto
16 September 1946
Actor, Singer, Composer, Songwriter

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Miguel HerránMiguel Herrán
25 April 1996
Actor

Daniel BrühlDaniel Brühl
16 June 1978
Actor

Javier BotetJavier Botet
30 July 1977
Actor

Diego BonetaDiego Boneta
29 November 1990
Actor, Singer, Association football player,
CharoCharo
15 January 1951
Actor, Musician, Singer, Television actor,

Mario CasasMario Casas
12 June 1986
Actor
Queen Letizia of SpainQueen Letizia of Spain
15 September 1972
Queen of Spain

Lady Pamela HicksLady Pamela Hicks
19 April 1929
British aristocrat

Infanta Sofía of SpainInfanta Sofía of Spain
29 April 2007
 
Luis BuñuelLuis Buñuel
22 February 1900
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor,

Nacho VidalNacho Vidal
30 December 1973
Adult Film Star, Film director, Actor
Belinda PeregrínBelinda Peregrín
15 August 1989
Actor, Singer, Pianist, Television actor, Model,

Elena AnayaElena Anaya
17 July 1975
Actor

Mónica CruzMónica Cruz
16 March 1977
Actor, Model

Ivana BaqueroIvana Baquero
11 June 1994
Actor

Amaia SalamancaAmaia Salamanca
28 March 1986
Actor, Model
John CasablancasJohn Casablancas
12 December 1942
Model agent

Lupe FuentesLupe Fuentes
27 January 1987
Adult Film Star, Disc jockey, Actor

Toni RibasToni Ribas
13 June 1975
Adult Film Star, Film director, Actor

Paulina RubioPaulina Rubio
17 June 1971
Television actor, Actor, Singer
Manolo BlahnikManolo Blahnik
27 November 1942
Fashion designer

Jon KortajarenaJon Kortajarena
19 May 1985
Model
Geoffrey HolderGeoffrey Holder
01 August 1930
Actor

Lola FloresLola Flores
21 January 1923
Actor, Singer, Choreographer

Jordi MollàJordi Mollà
01 July 1968
Actor
Joe HisaishiJoe Hisaishi
01 August 1950
Composer

Carlos SainzCarlos Sainz
12 April 1962
Rally driver
Maria Vladimirovna, Grand Duchess of RussiaMaria Vladimirovna, Grand Duchess of Russia
23 December 1953
 

Ramon NovarroRamon Novarro
06 February 1899
Actor

Laia CostaLaia Costa
18 February 1985
Actress
Amarna MillerAmarna Miller
29 October 1990
Actress

Shelley MorrisonShelley Morrison
26 October 1936
Actress
Jaume Collet-SerraJaume Collet-Serra
23 March 1974
Film director, Film producer

Rossy de PalmaRossy de Palma
16 September 1964
Actor, Model

Maribel VerdúMaribel Verdú
02 October 1970
Actor

EdurneEdurne
22 December 1985
Singer, Television presenter, Actor, Model
Rebeca LinaresRebeca Linares
13 June 1983
Adult Film Star, Glamour model
Mariana of AustriaMariana of Austria
24 December 1634
Politician

Marisol GonzálezMarisol González
18 December 1942
Television presenter

Nathalia RamosNathalia Ramos
03 July 1992
Actor

Maya PlisetskayaMaya Plisetskaya
20 November 1925
Ballet dancer, Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, Prima
Sara MontielSara Montiel
10 March 1928
Actor, Singer, Vedette, Film actor

David BisbalDavid Bisbal
05 June 1979
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter, Actor

Najwa NimriNajwa Nimri
14 February 1972
Singer, Actor

Pilar BardemPilar Bardem
14 March 1939
Actor

Carlos SauraCarlos Saura
04 January 1932
Film director, Screenwriter, Photographer, Writer
Victoria AbrilVictoria Abril
04 July 1959
Television actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Film

Fernando ReyFernando Rey
20 September 1917
Actor, Translator, Character actor, Voice actor
Jesús FrancoJesús Franco
12 May 1930
Film director, Screenwriter, Film maker, Actor,

Carmen MauraCarmen Maura
15 September 1945
Actor, Television presenter

Yolanthe Sneijder-CabauYolanthe Sneijder-Cabau
19 March 1985
Actor, Television presenter, Model
Queen Fabiola of BelgiumQueen Fabiola of Belgium
11 June 1928
Nurse, Children's writer

Andrés VelencosoAndrés Velencoso
11 March 1978
Model, Actor
Elisabeth FarneseElisabeth Farnese
25 October 1692
 

Manuela VelascoManuela Velasco
23 October 1975
Presenter, Actor

Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of AlbaFernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba
29 October 1507
Officer, Military personnel

Alexander Farnese, Duke of ParmaAlexander Farnese, Duke of Parma
27 August 1545
Officer, Military personnel, Diplomat
Rosario FloresRosario Flores
04 November 1963
Actor, Singer, Musician

Isabel CoixetIsabel Coixet
09 April 1960
film director, screenwriter, translator, writer
Assumpta SernaAssumpta Serna
16 September 1957
Actor

Lina RomayLina Romay
25 June 1954
Actor, Film director, Film editor, Screenwriter
Natalia StreignardNatalia Streignard
09 September 1970
Actor, Model, Beauty pageant contestant

Infanta Pilar, Duchess of BadajozInfanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz
30 July 1936
 
Leonor WatlingLeonor Watling
28 July 1975
Actor, Singer, Musician, Songwriter