The Very Best Hispanic & Latino Actors
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.
Benicio Monserrate Rafael del Toro Sánchez (born February 19, 1967) is a Puerto Rican actor. He won an Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for his portrayal ...more
- Birthplace: San Germán, Puerto Rico
Jose Pedro Balmaceda Pascal, known professionally as Pedro Pascal, is a Chilean-born American actor. He is known for portraying Oberyn Martell in the fourth season of the HBO series Game of Thrones.
- Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem (born 1 March 1969) is a Spanish actor and environmental activist. Bardem won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as the psychopathic assassin Anton ...more
- Birthplace: Las Palmas, Spain
Óscar Isaac Hernández Estrada (born March 9, 1979) is a Guatemalan-American actor. He has played lead film roles in the tragicomedy Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), for which he received a Golden Globe ...more
- Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
José Antonio Domínguez Bandera (born 10 August 1960), known professionally as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish actor, producer and singer. He began his acting career with a series of films by director ...more
- Birthplace: Málaga, Spain
Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is an American actor, director, producer, and activist. He is best known for his roles as Lieutenant Martin "Marty" Castillo in Miami Vice (1984–1989), ...more
- Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA