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A List of Famous Hispanic Actors, with photos! These are some of the most well known Mexican Americans in the United States. Currently, over 10% of the population of the United States is Hispanic. Mexican American culture is robust and full of history, with a focus on family. The people on this list vary in importance, from shinning stars like Anthony Quinn and Edward James Olmos, to up and comers like Alex Meraz and Clifton Collins Jr.

Who are the most famous Hispanic actors? These lists include as many famous hispanics as possible, that said, finding all of them would be a very difficult task. Mexican immigrants are an important part of the fabric that is the great American melting pot. They include many important, distinguished, and notable people within the USA.
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Adolfo Martinez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hispanic Actors
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Adolfo Martinez


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Alex Meraz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hispanic Actors
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Alejandro "Alex" Meraz is an American dancer, actor and martial artist. Meraz is best known for playing the werewolf named Paul Lahote in the film New Moon. ...more

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Age: 30

Birthplace: Mesa, Arizona, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Characters: Core Warrior, TJ, Nicaragua, Zack Gomes Paul

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#97 on Your Favorite Hispanic Celebrities

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Alexis Ayala is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hispanic Actors
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Alexis Ayala is a Mexican actor of telenovelas and the cinema of Mexico. ...more

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Age: 50

Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

Characters: Edmundo Tovar

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#125 on Your Favorite Hispanic Celebrities

#33 on Famous People Named Alexis

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Anthony Quinn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hispanic Actors
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Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca, more commonly known as Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican American actor, as well as a painter and writer. He starred in numerous critically acclaimed and commercially successful films, including La Strada, The Guns of Navarone, Zorba the Greek, Guns for San Sebastian, ...more

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Age: Died at 86 (1915-2001)

Characters: Rey Falop

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#476 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#101 on The Best Actors in Film History

#286 on The Coolest Actors Ever

#99 on Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?

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Bodie Olmos is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Hispanic Actors
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Bodie James Olmos is an American actor of TV and film. He is the son of Edward James Olmos and Katija Keel, and grandson of Howard Keel. His older brother is actor Mico Olmos, and his younger sister is Daniela Olmos. His first on screen appearance was on The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez in 1982 when he ...more

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Age: 40

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America

Characters: Brendan Costanza

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#186 on Your Favorite Hispanic Celebrities

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Catherine Bach is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Hispanic Actors
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Catherine Bach is an American actress. She is known for playing Daisy Duke in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard and Margo Dutton in African Skies. In 2012, she joined the cast of the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless as Anita Lawson. ...more

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Age: 61

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Characters: Sara Jo, ..., CBS Team, Pat Daisy Duke

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#622 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#1226 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#555 on The Most Beautiful Women in the World

#207 on The Best Guest Stars on The Love Boat

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Cheech Marin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Hispanic Actors
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Cheech Marin is an comedian, actor and screenwriter. ...more

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Age: 69

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Nationality: United States of America

Characters: David Reyes

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#1750 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#105 on The Funniest People of All Time

#35 on The Best Short Actors

#20 on Your Favorite Hispanic Celebrities

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Chrispin Martin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Hispanic Actors
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Chrispin Martin was a Mexican-American actor. Born Ysabel Ponciana Chris-Pin Martin Paiz in Tucson, Arizona, and he was also credited in his films by many other names, such as Chris-Pin Martin, Chris King Martin, Chris Martin, Cris-Pin Martin and Ethier Crispin Martini. His roles were always as a ...more

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Age: Died at 60 (1893-1953)

Birthplace: Tucson, Arizona, USA

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

Characters: Sergeant Montero, Native boatman, Pete, Hangman Pasqual, + more

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#165 on Your Favorite Hispanic Celebrities

#67 on Famous People Whose Last Name Is Martin

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