The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40

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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.

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  • Rosario Dawson
    1
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Marvel/Netflix Universe
    • Sin City
    • Josie and the Pussycats
  • Jenna Ortega
    2
    Age: age 15
      • Jane The Virgin
      • Elena of Avalor
    • Tessa Thompson
      3
      • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
      • Marvel Cinematic Universe
      • Sorry To Bother You
      • Annihilation
    • Naya Rivera
      4
      Dec. at 33 (1987-2020)
      • Birthplace: Valencia, California, USA
      • Glee
      • Step Up: High Water

       

    • Jessica Alba
      5
      • Birthplace: Pomona, California, United States of America
      • Sin City films
      • Dark Angel
      • Machete
    • Eiza González
      6
      • Birthplace: Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
      • Baby Driver
      • From Dusk till Dawn: The Series
      • Alita: Battle Angel
    • Aubrey Plaza
      7
      • Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, USA
      • Legion
      • Parks and Recreation
      • Ingrid Goes West
    • Selena Gomez
      8
      • Birthplace: Grand Prairie, Texas, USA
      • Spring Breakers
      • Hotel Transylvania film series
    • Gina Rodriguez
      9
        • Jane the Virgin
        • Ferdinand
        • Annihilation
      • Morena Baccarin
        10
        • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
        • Gotham
        • Deadpool 2
        • Firefly
      • Victoria Justice
        11
        • Birthplace: Hollywood, Florida, United States of America
        • Eye Candy
        • Victorious
      • Diane Guerrero
        12
          • Orange Is The New Black
          • Jane the Virgin
          • Doom Patrol
        • Camila Mendes
          13

          Camila Mendes

          Age: age 24
            • Riverdale
            • Coyote Lake
          • Rosa Salazar
            14

            Rosa Salazar

            Age: age 33
              • Alita: Battle Angel
              • Maze Runner film series
              • American Horror Story: Murder House
            • America Ferrera
              15
              • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
              • Superstore
              • Ugly Betty
              • How to Train Your Dragon franchise
            • Christian Serratos
              16
              • Birthplace: Pasadena, California, USA
              • The Twilight Saga film series
              • The Walking Dead
            • Jordana Brewster
              17
              • Birthplace: Panama City, Panama
              • The Fast and the Furious franchise
              • Lethal Weapon
              • The Faculty
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            • Odette Annable
              18
              • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
              • Cloverfield
              • Supergirl
              • House
            • Adria Arjona
              19
              Age: age 26
                • Pacific Rim Uprising
                • True Detective
                • Emerald City
              • Cierra Ramirez
                20
                • Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA
                • The Fosters
                • Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors
              • Diego Luna
                21
                Age: 42
                • Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
                • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
                • If Beale Street Could Talk
                • Elysium
              • Alexa Vega
                22
                Age: 34
                • Birthplace: Miami, Florida, USA
                • Spy Kids
                • Repo! The Genetic Opera
              • Carlos Valdes
                23
                Age: age 29
                  • Arrow
                  • The Flash
                • Melissa Barrera
                  24
                  • Birthplace: Pomona, California
                  • Vida
                  • Tanto Amor
                • Tyler Posey
                  25
                  • Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America
                  • Teen Wolf
                  • Truth or Dare
                  • Scream