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The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40

Updated June 18, 2019 5.2k votes 535 voters 23.5k views53 items

List RulesVote up the young Latinx actors who are already household names.

It can be difficult to build a notable career as a young celebrity, especially if you're a Latinx actor or actress.  We've put together a list of Latinx actors and actresses under 40 who are making waves with audiences and winning acclaim for their work in television and film.

We aren't only listing the best young Hispanic actors, but famous Latinx actresses and actors from other countries like Eiza González and Alfred Enoch. We also have included Afro-Latinx actors like Tessa Thompson. All of these young Latina and Latino actors are at different points in their careers, but all of them are owning their space in Hollywood and we can't wait to see where their future takes them!

Who's your pick for the best Latinx actors under 40 in Hollywood right now? Check out the list of famous young Latinx actors below and vote up the ones you think are nailing their roles and taking the industry by storm.

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    65
    • Baby Driver
    • From Dusk till Dawn: The Series
    • Alita: Battle Angel
  • 2
    169
    80
    • Sin City films
    • Dark Angel
    • Machete
  • 3
    125
    56
    • Marvel/Netflix Universe
    • Sin City
    • Josie and the Pussycats
  • 4
    165
    96
    • Jane the Virgin
    • Ferdinand
    • Annihilation
  • 5
    125
    64
    • Legion
    • Parks and Recreation
    • Ingrid Goes West
  • 6
    89
    39
    • Orange Is The New Black
    • Jane the Virgin
    • Doom Patrol
  • 7
    102
    50
  • 8
    84
    38

    Jenna Ortega

    Age: age 15
    • Jane The Virgin
    • Elena of Avalor
  • 9
    79
    35

    Alexa Vega

    Age: 32
    • Spy Kids
    • Repo! The Genetic Opera
  • 10
    104
    58
    • Gotham
    • Deadpool 2
    • Firefly
  • 11
    84
    40
    • Glee
    • Step Up: High Water

     

  • 12
    69
    28

    Rosa Salazar

    Age: age 33
    • Alita: Battle Angel
    • Maze Runner film series
    • American Horror Story: Murder House
  • 13
    131
    86
    • Spring Breakers
    • Hotel Transylvania film series
  • 14
    80
    41
    • Cloverfield
    • Supergirl
    • House
  • 15
    81
    46
    • The Fast and the Furious franchise
    • Lethal Weapon
    • The Faculty
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  • 16
    85
    50

    Camila Mendes

    Age: age 24
    • Riverdale
    • Coyote Lake
  • 17
    • The Twilight Saga film series
    • The Walking Dead
  • 18
    94
    65
    • Eye Candy
    • Victorious
  • 19
    66
    42
  • 20
    51
    26

    Adria Arjona

    Age: age 26
    • Pacific Rim Uprising
    • True Detective
    • Emerald City
  • 21
    50
    30
    • The Fosters
    • Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors
  • 22
    55
    35

    Carlos Valdes

    Age: age 29
    • Arrow
    • The Flash
  • 23
    60
    42

    Diego Luna

    Age: 40
    • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
    • If Beale Street Could Talk
    • Elysium
  • 24
    82
    67
    • From Dusk till Dawn: The Series
    • Glee
  • 25
    71
    55

    Lin-Manuel Miranda

    Age: 40
    • Mary Poppins Returns
    • His Dark Materials
    • Star Wars: The Force Awakens