This is a list of the best Hispanic actors. From the early days through the Golden Age up to today, Hispanic actors have appeared on both the small and big screens, entertaining audiences throughout the world with their creative interpretations of various characters.
The best Hispanic actors are globally recognized by the Academy and audiences for their fine work. The famous Hispanic actors on this list are well known stars you've definitely heard of. From Spanish actors to famous Mexican actors, this list features some of the biggest names in Hollywood. The best Latino actors have starred in Hollywood blockbusters and indie art house films.
The people on this list vary in importance, from iconic stars like Anthony Quinn and Jimmy Smits, to today's greats in Javier Bardem and Benicio Del Toro. If action is your thing, then Machete himself, Danny Trejo, is a Hispanic actor representing that genre on here. The one common thread that holds these actors together, besides their ethnicity, is that they're the best Hispanic male actors out there and are considered all-time greats.
This list of the best Hispanic celebrities features Mexican American stars, actors from South America, and your favorite Spanish speaking movie stars. Check out the best Latin stars below, and vote up your favorites! Then come back to see if they've topped the list.
- 46091Benicio Monserrate Rafael del Toro Sánchez (born February 19, 1967) is a Puerto Rican actor.... more
- 29062Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is an American actor, director, producer, and... more
- 25954Andrés Arturo García Menéndez (born April 12, 1956) is an American actor and director of Cuban... more
- 25854Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca (April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001), known as Anthony Quinn, was a... more
- 26563José Antonio Domínguez Bandera (born 10 August 1960), known professionally as Antonio... more
- 24157Michael Antony Peña (; Spanish: [ˈpeɲa]; born January 13, 1976) is an American actor and... more
- 24962Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem (born 1 March 1969) is a Spanish actor and environmental activist.... more
- 25166Daniel Trejo (; Spanish: [ˈtɾexo]; born May 16, 1944) is an American actor and voice actor who... more
- 22757Jimmy Smits (born July 9, 1955) is an Emmy Award-winning, American actor best known for... more
- 20754Benjamin Bratt (born December 16, 1963) is a Peruvian-American actor, producer and activist.... more
- 17942John Alberto Leguizamo (; Colombian Spanish: [leɣiˈsamo]; born July 22, 1964) is an American... more
- 18349Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalbán y Merino, KSG (; Spanish pronunciation: [montalˈβan]; 25... more
- 17855Richard Anthony "Cheech" Marín (born July 13, 1946) is an American stand-up comedian, actor,... more
- 18259Louis Diamond Phillips (born February 17, 1962) is an American actor and director. His... more
Desi ArnazI Love Lucy, The Lucy ShowDesiderio Alberto Arnaz y de Acha III (March 2, 1917 – December 2, 1986), better known as Desi... more
- 11335Jordi Mollà y Perales (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈʒɔɾði muˈʎa]; known professionally as Jordi... more
- 10732Demián Bichir Nájera (Spanish pronunciation: [deˈmjam biˈtʃiɾ ˈnaxeɾa]; born August 1, 1963)... more
- 11450Frederick James Prinze Jr. (born March 8, 1976) is an American actor. He has starred in films... more
- 10247Wilmer Eduardo Valderrama (born January 30, 1980) is an American actor, producer, singer and... more
- 8734Robert Michael Cannavale (; born May 3, 1970) is an American actor known for various stage,... more
- 8737Guillermo Díaz (born March 22, 1975) is an American actor. He is known for films Half Baked... more
- 10256Mario Lopez Jr. (born October 10, 1973) is an American actor and entertainment journalist. He... more
- 6528Gilbert Roland (born Luis Antonio Dámaso de Alonso, December 11, 1905 – May 15, 1994) was a... more
- 9063George Edward Lopez (born April 23, 1961) is an American comedian and actor. He is known for... more
- 6640Gabriel Jesus Iglecias (born July 15, 1976), known professionally as Gabriel Iglesias or... more