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.
Ana de ArmasAna de Armas
30 April 1988
Actress
Úrsula CorberóÚrsula Corberó
11 August 1989
Actress

Millie Bobby BrownMillie Bobby Brown
19 February 2004
Actress

Elsa PatakyElsa Pataky
18 July 1976
Model

Javier BardemJavier Bardem
01 March 1969
Actor

Antonio BanderasAntonio Banderas
10 August 1960
Actor
Enrique IglesiasEnrique Iglesias
08 May 1975
Singer

Pau GasolPau Gasol
06 July 1980
Basketball Player, Actor

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

Denholm ElliottDenholm Elliott
31 May 1922
Actor
Paz VegaPaz Vega
02 January 1976
Actress, Model

Roy KinnearRoy Kinnear
08 January 1934
Actor

George SandersGeorge Sanders
03 July 1906
Actor

Ariadna GilAriadna Gil
23 January 1969
Actress

Daisy FuentesDaisy Fuentes
17 November 1966
Television Host
Miguel Ángel SilvestreMiguel Ángel Silvestre
06 April 1982
Actor

Marian RiveraMarian Rivera
12 August 1984
Model

Yon GonzálezYon González
20 May 1986
Actor

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

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

Pedro AlmodovarPedro Almodovar
25 September 1949
 
Javi LunaJavi Luna
12 August 1995
Actor

Stella BanderasStella Banderas
24 September 1996
Actress
Astrid Berges-Frisbey Astrid Berges-Frisbey
26 May 1986
Actress, Model

Alba FloresAlba Flores
27 October 1986
Actress

Martin SheenMartin Sheen
03 August 1940
Actor
Najwa NimriNajwa Nimri
14 February 1972
Singer, Actor

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Miguel HerránMiguel Herrán
25 April 1996
Actor
Mark ConsuelosMark Consuelos
30 March 1971
Actor

Daniel BrühlDaniel Brühl
16 June 1978
Actor

Mark DacascosMark Dacascos
26 February 1964
Actor

Nacho VidalNacho Vidal
30 December 1973
Adult Film Star, Film director, Actor
CharoCharo
15 January 1951
Actress
Mario CasasMario Casas
12 June 1986
Actor

Luis BuñuelLuis Buñuel
22 February 1900
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor,

Queen Letizia of SpainQueen Letizia of Spain
15 September 1972
Queen of Spain

Diego BonetaDiego Boneta
29 November 1990
Actor, Singer, Association football player,
Andrés VelencosoAndrés Velencoso
11 March 1978
Model, Actor

Jordi MollàJordi Mollà
01 July 1968
Actor

Mónica CruzMónica Cruz
16 March 1977
Actor, Model

Joe HisaishiJoe Hisaishi
06 December 1950
Composer

John CasablancasJohn Casablancas
12 December 1942
Model agent
Elena AnayaElena Anaya
17 July 1975
Actor

Carlos SainzCarlos Sainz
12 April 1962
Rally driver
Ivana BaqueroIvana Baquero
11 June 1994
Actor

Infanta Sofía of SpainInfanta Sofía of Spain
29 April 2007
 

Jon KortajarenaJon Kortajarena
19 May 1985
Model
Lola FloresLola Flores
21 January 1923
Actor, Singer, Choreographer

Lady Pamela HicksLady Pamela Hicks
19 April 1929
British aristocrat
Javier BotetJavier Botet
30 July 1977
Actor

Geoffrey HolderGeoffrey Holder
01 August 1930
Actor

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

Amaia SalamancaAmaia Salamanca
28 March 1986
Actor, Model

Lupe FuentesLupe Fuentes
27 January 1987
DJ
Belinda PeregrínBelinda Peregrín
15 August 1989
Actor, Singer, Pianist, Television actor, Model,

Laia CostaLaia Costa
18 February 1985
Actress

Shelley MorrisonShelley Morrison
26 October 1936
Actress

Rebecca LoosRebecca Loos
19 June 1977
Model
Ramon NovarroRamon Novarro
06 February 1899
Actor

Amarna MillerAmarna Miller
29 October 1990
Actress
Maria Vladimirovna, Grand Duchess of RussiaMaria Vladimirovna, Grand Duchess of Russia
23 December 1953
 

Maribel VerdúMaribel Verdú
02 October 1970
Actor

Rosario FloresRosario Flores
04 November 1963
Actor, Singer, Musician
Nathalia RamosNathalia Ramos
03 July 1992
Actor

Rebeca LinaresRebeca Linares
13 June 1983
Adult Film Star, Glamour model
Jaume Collet-SerraJaume Collet-Serra
23 March 1974
Film director, Film producer

Rossy de PalmaRossy de Palma
16 September 1964
Actor, Model

Manolo BlahnikManolo Blahnik
27 November 1942
Fashion designer
Camilo SestoCamilo Sesto
16 September 1946
Actor, Singer, Composer, Songwriter

Sara MontielSara Montiel
10 March 1928
Actor, Singer, Vedette, Film actor
Mariana of AustriaMariana of Austria
24 December 1634
Politician

Manuela VelascoManuela Velasco
23 October 1975
Presenter, Actor

EdurneEdurne
22 December 1985
Singer, Television presenter, Actor, Model

David BisbalDavid Bisbal
05 June 1979
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter, Actor
Fernando ReyFernando Rey
20 September 1917
Actor, Translator, Character actor, Voice actor
Pilar BardemPilar Bardem
14 March 1939
Actor

Maya PlisetskayaMaya Plisetskaya
20 November 1925
Ballet dancer, Dancer, Choreographer, Actor, Prima

Carlos SauraCarlos Saura
04 January 1932
Film director, Screenwriter, Photographer, Writer

Carmen MauraCarmen Maura
15 September 1945
Actor, Television presenter
Marisol GonzálezMarisol González
18 December 1942
Television presenter

Jesús FrancoJesús Franco
12 May 1930
Filmmaker

Luis TosarLuis Tosar
13 October 1971
Actor, Film producer, Musician

Lola FornerLola Forner
06 June 1960
Actor, Model

Natalia StreignardNatalia Streignard
09 September 1970
Actor, Model, Beauty pageant contestant
Victoria AbrilVictoria Abril
04 July 1959
Television actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Film

Leonor WatlingLeonor Watling
28 July 1975
Actor, Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Assumpta SernaAssumpta Serna
16 September 1957
Actor

Yolanthe Sneijder-CabauYolanthe Sneijder-Cabau
19 March 1985
Actor, Television presenter, Model
Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two SiciliesPrince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies
10 November 1870
Military personnel
Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of AlbaFernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba
29 October 1507
Officer, Military personnel