Son of German immigrants who escaped the Holocaust, Jorge Drexler was born in Uruguay. Inspired by his physician parents, Dexler, became an otolaryngologist, but his love for music turned him into a Latin pop sensation. His song Al Otro Lado Del Rio from The Motorcycle Diaries won him an Oscar.
Angel Bonanni is an Israeli model and actor. He is known for playing important roles in popular American TV series like Absentia and Condor. One of the most popular models in Israel, Bonanni has appeared in fashion campaigns for major designers like Donna Karan and Jean Paul Gaultier. He has also appeared in magazines like Harper’s Bazaar.
Gustavo Rojo was an Uruguayan film producer and actor who appeared in over 160 television shows and films between 1938 and 2016. He made his theater debut in his mother Mercedes Pinto's play in the late 1920s. After moving to Mexico along with his family in the 1940s, Rojo started appearing in telenovelas, such as No creo en los hombres.
Mateo Chiarino is a Uruguayan writer, actor, and filmmaker. He also directs stage plays and TV series in addition to appearing in them. His performance in a stage play titled Nüremberg earned him a nomination at the Asociación de Cronistas del Espectáculo Awards. Mateo Chiarino also teaches screenwriting to aspiring writers and filmmakers.
Julio Sosa was a Uruguayan Argentinian singer best remembered as an exponent of tango. He achieved popularity after becoming a part of the Argentine orchestra, Orquesta Francini-Pontier, which was formed by the famous violinist Enrique Mario Francini. Sosa is also remembered for his love for sports cars; he died at age 38 after crashing a DKW coupé at high speed.
Agustín Casanova is a Uruguayan actor and singer best known for his association with the popular band, Márama. Casanova is also a prominent TV personality; since 2020, he has been appearing as a judge on the popular reality TV series, Got Talent Uruguay.
Known for movies such as A King and His Movie and Marco, el candidato, Uruguayan actor Villanueva Cosse has gained popularity in several Latin American countries, including Argentina. He has also directed and performed in several plays and appeared in TV series such as Black Octopus.
Initially a theater actor, Fabio Zerpa later focused on studying extra-terrestrial life. He also launched a radio program and an online magazine on extra-terrestrial life and began speaking at various conferences on UFO sightings. His books include A Man In The Universe and Men In Black and UFO.