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Famous Hispanic Actresses

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Famous Hispanic Actresses list, with photos, includes some of the most famous celebrity Latinas in the world. Listed alphabetically, 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 Mexican American heroes to simple sources of pride within America's Mexican community.

Who are the most famous Latina celebrities? These lists include as many famous Hispanics as possible. 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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    Eva Longoria
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    Eva Jacqueline Longoria is an American actress, producer, director, activist and businesswoman. Longoria's career began in 1998, when she won the title of Miss Corpus Christi, and later began entering talent contests that led her to Los Angeles; shortly after, she was spotted and signed by a theatrical ...more

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    • Age: age 40
    • Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Characters: Isabella Braña, Brooke, Detective Gloria Duran, Brenda Barrett Lookalike, Gabrielle Solis
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    Francia Almendárez

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    Gabriella Hall
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    Gabriella Hall is a model and actress from Los Angeles best known for her appearances in Cinemax TV shows and movies such as Erotic Confessions and Beverly Hills Bordello. To date, she has appeared in over 58 TV shows and movies. She has posed for Playboy magazine and appeared in one of their videos, ...more

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    • Age: age 49
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Characters: Roberta, Alicia, Daria, Areola, Jackie Hyde
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    Erin Grey Van Oosbree, known professionally as Grey DeLisle and Grey Griffin, is an American voice actress and singer-songwriter. She has done voice acting for numerous animated films, television shows and video games. Her long-running voice roles include Vicky from The Fairly OddParents, Mandy from The ...more

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    • Age: age 42
    • Birthplace: Fort Ord, California, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Characters: Samantha "Sam" Manson, Roxanne
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    Iyari Limón

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    Jackie Guerra is a Mexican American actress best known for being the first Latina to star in a network sitcom, First Time Out. She also co-starred in the PBS series, American Family in addition to co-starring roles in feature films, including a role as Jennifer Lopez’s drum playing sister in the Warner ...more

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    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: United States of America
    • Nationality: United States of America, Mexico
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    Jessica Marie Alba is an American actress, model, and businesswoman. She began her television and movie appearances at age 13 in Camp Nowhere and The Secret World of Alex Mack. Alba rose to prominence as the lead actress in the James Cameron television series Dark Angel when she was 19 years old. Alba ...more

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    • Age: age 34
    • Birthplace: Pomona, California, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Characters: Florie Hernandez, Sophie, Jessica, Layla, Jessica Simpson, + more
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    Joanna Kerns is an American actress and director best known for her role as Maggie Seaver on the family situation comedy Growing Pains from 1985–1992.more

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    • Age: age 62
    • Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Characters: Mae Brenner, Colleen, Dr. Kettering, Lily, Mary Kanfer, + more
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    Joy Page was an American actress best known for her role as the Bulgarian bride Annina Brandel in the film Casablanca. Born Joy Cerrette Paige, she was the daughter of Mexican-American silent film star Don Alvarado and Ann Boyar, the daughter of Russian Jewish immigrants. Her parents divorced when she ...more

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    • Age: Died at 84 (1924-2008)
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Characters: Ellen, Leeana, Empress Carlotta, Maria Vargas, May Norton
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    Katy Jurado
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    Katy Jurado, was a Mexican actress who had a successful film career both in Mexico and in Hollywood. Jurado had already established herself as an actress in Mexico in the 1940s when she came to Hollywood, becoming a regular in Western films of the 1950s and 1960s. She worked with many Hollywood legends, ...more

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    • Age: Died at 78 (1924-2002)
    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
    • Characters: Lolita Alvarez, Dona Maria Theresa, La Tules, Julia Massini, Rosa Canzone, + more
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    Kristin Lisa Herrera is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Dana Cruz on the first season of the Nickelodeon series Zoey 101 and as Lourdes Del Torro on General Hospital.more

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    • Age: age 26
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Characters: Karen, Gloria Munez
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    Laura Cerón is an Alma Award winning Mexican born-American actress. Her most recognizable role is that of Nurse Chuny Marquez on the television series ER.more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
    • Nationality: United States of America, Mexico
    • Characters: Camila Vasquez, Carmelita, Isabel, Letter Carrier
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    Laura Harring is a Mexican actress. In 1985, Harring became the first Latina woman crowned Miss USA. She later began her acting career in television and film. She is best known for her role as Rita in the 2001 cult neo-noir film Mulholland Drive. She is also known for her roles in other films, including ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Los Mochis, Mexico
    • Nationality: United States of America, Mexico
    • Characters: Rebecca Doyle, Elizabeth Fisher, Carla Greco, Paula Houston, Garcia, + more
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    Linda Loredo

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    Lita Grey
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    Lita Grey, who was known for most of her life as Lita Grey Chaplin, was an American actress and the second wife of Charlie Chaplin.more

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    • Age: Died at 87 (1908-1995)
    • Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Characters: Lita Chaplin
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    • Age: age 21
    • Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
    • Nationality: United States of America, Australia
    • Characters: Clare, Student #2, Amber Daly
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    Lupe Ontiveros
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    Guadalupe "Lupe" Ontiveros was an American film and television actress of Mexican descendent, best known for playing Yolanda Saldívar in the film Selena. Ontiveros acted in numerous films and television shows, often playing a maid or, more recently, an all-knowing grandmother. She was nominated for an ...more

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    • Age: Died at 70 (1942-2012)
    • Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Characters: Beverly Franco, Rosie, Tia Sophia, Claire, Momma Cecilia, + more
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    María Guadalupe Villalobos Vélez, known professionally as Lupe Vélez, was a Mexican film actress. Vélez began her career in Mexico as a dancer in vaudeville, before moving to the U.S. Vélez soon entered films, making her first appearance in 1927 in the film The Gaucho. By the end of the decade she had ...more

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    • Age: Died at 36 (1908-1944)
    • Birthplace: San Luis Potosí, Mexico
    • Nationality: Mexico
    • Characters: Anita Morgan, Carmelita Lindsay, Rose, Carmelita Fuentes, Manette Fachard, + more
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    Lynda Carter is an American actress, songwriter, and gay rights activist known for being Miss World USA in 1972 and as the star of the TV series Wonder Woman from 1975 to 1979.more

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    • Age: age 64
    • Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Characters: Summer, Moira Sullivan, Lorraine Dillon, Vicky
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    Madison Pettis
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    Madison Pettis is the sister of Antoinette Mia Pettis.more

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    • Age: age 17
    • Birthplace: Arlington, Texas, USA
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Characters: Stacy Clemons, Bridget, Sophie Martinez
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