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The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40 

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List Rules Vote 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.

list ordered by
1
Eiza González is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 29
  • Baby Driver
  • From Dusk till Dawn: The Series
  • Alita: Battle Angel
2
Gina Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 30
  • Jane the Virgin
  • Ferdinand
  • Annihilation
3
Jessica Alba is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 37
  • Sin City films
  • Dark Angel
  • Machete
4
Rosario Dawson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 39
  • Marvel/Netflix Universe
  • Sin City
  • Josie and the Pussycats
5
Aubrey Plaza is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 31
  • Legion
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Ingrid Goes West
6
Victoria Justice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 22
  • Eye Candy
  • Victorious
7
Selena Gomez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 26
  • Spring Breakers
  • Hotel Transylvania film series
8
Odette Annable is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 30
  • Cloverfield
  • Supergirl
  • House
9
Naya Rivera is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 32
  • Glee
  • Step Up: High Water

 

10
Morena Baccarin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 39
  • Gotham
  • Deadpool 2
  • Firefly
11
Tessa Thompson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 35
12
Alexa Vega is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 27
  • Spy Kids
  • Repo! The Genetic Opera
13
Camila Mendes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
Camila Mendes
age 24
  • Riverdale
  • Coyote Lake
14
Demi Lovato is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 26
  • From Dusk till Dawn: The Series
  • Glee
15
Isabella Gómez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 20
  • One Day at a Time
  • Matador
16
Jordana Brewster is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 38
  • The Fast and the Furious franchise
  • Lethal Weapon
  • The Faculty
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17
Diane Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 32
  • Orange Is The New Black
  • Jane the Virgin
  • Doom Patrol
18
Lin-Manuel Miranda is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
Lin-Manuel Miranda
age 39
  • Mary Poppins Returns
  • His Dark Materials
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
19
Jenna Ortega is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 15
  • Jane The Virgin
  • Elena of Avalor
20
Cierra Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 24
  • The Fosters
  • Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors
21
Diego Luna is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
Diego Luna
age 36
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • If Beale Street Could Talk
  • Elysium
22
Adria Arjona is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 26
  • Pacific Rim Uprising
  • True Detective
  • Emerald City
23
Natalia Cordova is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 36
  • Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  • Coco
24
Christian Serratos is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40
age 25
  • The Twilight Saga film series
  • The Walking Dead
25
America Ferrera is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40