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The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time 

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A list of the best Hispanic actresses. Actresses of Hispanic and Latino descent have been dazzling audiences on the big and small screens since the advent of film and television. Some of the most popular actresses in history appear on this list. Of the Hispanic actresses, the ladies who have their place on here are some of the biggest names and have recognizable face. These Hispanic actresses are known as some of the best actresses in the world. They've starred in blockbusters, indie art films, comedies, romantic comedies, dramas and voiced some of the most memorable characters ever. Who can forget Cameron Diaz in There's Something About Mary and Gangs of New York? The same goes for Eva Longoria and Sofia Vergara for their respective roles on the television programs Desperate Housewives and Modern Family. These actresses are well known and are some of best at their respective craft. This list goes as far back as the beginnings of film and television, so some of the earliest Hispanics stars should be included on this list. 

You'll see actresses like Rita Hayworth from the Golden Era of film, to modern stars like the ravishing Penelope Cruz and Zoe Saldana, who has seen her profile rise over the past few years. We'd be remiss if we didn't mention Raquel Welch and Jessica Alba as well. Basically, many of the women considered the best Hispanic actresses are also considered some of the hottest Hispanic actresses of all time and some of the most beautiful actresses ever. Not too shabby eh?

This is the list of the best Hispanic actresses to ever grace the screen. If you notice a Hispanic actress is missing from this list, feel free to add her. Vote or re-rank this according to who you think the best Hispanic actress is. 
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Jennifer Lopez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
Out of Sight, Maid in Manhattan, Monster-in-Law
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Michelle Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
he Fast and the Furious, Avatar, Fast & Furious 6 Fast & Furious 6
Mayte Michelle Rodriguez (born July 12, 1978) is an American actress. Her breakout role was as a troubled boxer in the independent film Girlfight (2000), which was met with critical acclaim and ...more

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Sabine Moussier is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
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María Isabel, Abismo de pasión, Las Tontas No Van al Cielo
Sabine Moussier (Spanish pronunciation: [saˈβine muˈsjeɾ]; born Diana Sabine Moussier August 23, 1966 in Leverkusen, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany) is a German-Mexican actress who is best ...more
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Salma Hayek is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
Frida, Desperado, Puss in Boots
Salma Hayek Pinault (, Spanish: [ˈsalma ˈxaʝek]; born Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez; September 2, 1966) is a Mexican and American film actress and producer. She began her career in Mexico ...more

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Angelique Boyer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
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What Life Took from Me, Abyss of Passion, Teresa
Angelique Boyer (Spanish pronunciation: [aɲɟʝeˈlik βoˈʝeɾ]; in full Angelique Monique-Paulette Boyer Rousseau French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃ʒelik mɔnik polɛt bwajeʁ ʁuso] born on July 4, 1988) is a ...more

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Bárbara Mori is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
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Kites, Ugly Me, La mujer de mi hermano
Bárbara Mori Ochoa (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈbaɾβaɾa ˈmoɾi oˈtʃoa]; born 2 February 1978) is an Uruguayan-born Mexican actress, model, producer and writer who started her career in 1992 ...more
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Elizabeth Álvarez... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
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Fuego en la sangre, La Fea Más Bella, Devil's Knight
Elizabeth Álvarez (Spanish pronunciation: [elisaˈβet ˈalβaɾes], [eˈlisaβet]; Born Elizabeth Álvarez Ronquillo on August 30, 1977 in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico) is a
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Eva Mendes is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
Hitch, 2 Fast 2 Furious, The Place Beyond the Pines
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Victoria Ruffo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
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La Madrastra, Amor de Madre, Victoria
Victoria Ruffo (born Maria Victoria Eugenia Guadalupe Martínez del Río Moreno-Ruffo on May 31, 1962 in Mexico City) is a Mexican actress notable for her roles in telenovelas.
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Roselyn Sánchez ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
Rush Hour 2, Without a Trace, The Game Plan
Roselyn Milagros Sánchez Rodríguez (born April 2, 1973) is a Puerto Rican singer/songwriter, model, actress, producer and writer. On television, she is best known for her roles as ...more

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Ana Brenda Contreras is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
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Volando bajo
Ana Brenda Contreras, also known as Ana Brenda (born December 24, 1986), is an American actress and singer. From 2010 to 2011, she played Aurora Alcázar in the telenovela Teresa. From ...more
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Sara Montiel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
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Vera Cruz, Run of the Arrow, Serenade
María Antonia Abad Fernández MML (10 March 1928 – 8 April 2013), known professionally as Sara Montiel, was a Spanish singer and actress. Montiel was born in Campo de Criptana in ...more
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Rosario Dawson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
Sin City, Seven Pounds, Death Proof
Rosario Isabel Dawson (born May 9, 1979) is an American actress, producer, singer, comic book writer, and political activist. She made her feature film debut in the 1995 independent drama Kids. ...more

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Aubrey Plaza is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
Parks and Recreation, Safety Not Guaranteed, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Aubrey Christina Plaza (born June 26, 1984) is an American actress, comedian and producer. She began her career performing improv and sketch comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. She ...more

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Daniela Romo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
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Alborada, El Manantial, One Man's Hero
Daniela Romo (born August 27, 1959) is a Mexican singer, actress and TV hostess.
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Aracely Arámbula ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
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Acapulco Cuerpo y Alma, Embrace Me Tightly, Corazón salvaje
Aracely Arámbula Jacques (Spanish pronunciation: [aɾaˈseli aˈɾambula ʝaks]; born March 6, 1975 in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico), known professionally as Aracely Arámbula, is a ...more
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Ludwika Paleta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
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Carrusel, Amigas y rivales, Mujer de Madera
Ludwika Paleta (Spanish pronunciation: [luðˈβika paˈleta]; born Ludwika Paleta Paciorek on 29 November 1978 in Kraków, Poland) is a Polish-born Mexican actress.
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Lucía Ménd... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
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Darker Than Night, The Children Of Sanchez, El maleficio 2: Los enviados del infierno
Lucía Leticia Méndez Pérez (born January 26, 1955) is a Mexican born telenovela and film actress, top model and singer.
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Sofía Vergara is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
Modern Family, Four Brothers, Chef
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Natalie Martinez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
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End of Watch, Death Race, Self/less
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Blanca Soto is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
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Love Rules, Señora Acero (, La vida blanca
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Marlene Favela is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
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Species: The Awakening, Wild Cat, Contra viento y marea
Marlene Favela (born Silvia Marlene Favela Meraz on August 5, 1976 in Santiago Papasquiaro, Durango, Mexico) is a Mexican actress. In Mexican television, as of 2013 she was best known as ...more
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Ingrid Martz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
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Heridas de Amor, Así del Precipicio, Rubí
Íngrid Martz de la Vega (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈiŋɡɾið ˈmaɾts]; Mexico City, 17 September 1979) is a Mexican actress and model.
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Penélope Cruz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Vanilla Sky, ) Volver
Penélope Cruz Sánchez (; Spanish: [peˈnelope kɾuθ ˈsantʃeθ]; born 28 April 1974) is a Spanish actress and model. Signed by an agent at the age of 15, she made her acting debut at ...more

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Angélica Mar&iacu... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time
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Rosalinda, Corazón salvaje, El Cuerpazo Del Delito
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