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The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40

Updated June 18, 2019 5.8k votes 620 voters 28k 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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    161
    76

    BirthplaceMexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico

    • Baby Driver
    • From Dusk till Dawn: The Series
    • Alita: Battle Angel
  • 2
    178
    94

    BirthplacePomona, California, USA

    • Sin City films
    • Dark Angel
    • Machete
  • 3
    142
    67

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    • Marvel/Netflix Universe
    • Sin City
    • Josie and the Pussycats
  • 4
    119
    52

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

  • 5
    135
    69

    BirthplaceWilmington, Delaware, USA

    • Legion
    • Parks and Recreation
    • Ingrid Goes West
  • 6

    Naya Rivera

    Dec. at 33 (1987-2020)
    103
    44

    BirthplaceValencia, California, USA

    • Glee
    • Step Up: High Water

     

  • 7
    99
    43
    • Orange Is The New Black
    • Jane the Virgin
    • Doom Patrol
  • 8

    Jenna Ortega

    Age: age 15
    97
    43
    • Jane The Virgin
    • Elena of Avalor
  • 9
    171
    106

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

    • Jane the Virgin
    • Ferdinand
    • Annihilation
  • 10

    Rosa Salazar

    Age: age 33
    77
    35
    • Alita: Battle Angel
    • Maze Runner film series
    • American Horror Story: Murder House
  • 11
    139
    92

    BirthplaceGrand Prairie, Texas, USA

    • Spring Breakers
    • Hotel Transylvania film series
  • 12
    106
    63

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    • Gotham
    • Deadpool 2
    • Firefly
  • 13
    91
    51

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama

    • The Fast and the Furious franchise
    • Lethal Weapon
    • The Faculty
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  • 14

    Camila Mendes

    Age: age 24
    94
    55
    • Riverdale
    • Coyote Lake
  • 15
    87
    50

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    • Cloverfield
    • Supergirl
    • House
  • 16

    Alexa Vega

    Age: 33
    79
    44

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, USA

    • Spy Kids
    • Repo! The Genetic Opera
  • 17
    107
    71

    BirthplaceHollywood, Florida, United States of America

    • Eye Candy
    • Victorious
  • 18

    BirthplacePasadena, California, USA

    • The Twilight Saga film series
    • The Walking Dead
  • 19
    75
    45

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

  • 20

    Adria Arjona

    Age: age 26
    56
    31
    • Pacific Rim Uprising
    • True Detective
    • Emerald City
  • 21
    55
    31

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, USA

    • The Fosters
    • Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors
  • 22

    Diego Luna

    Age: 41
    67
    45

    BirthplaceToluca, México

    • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
    • If Beale Street Could Talk
    • Elysium
  • 23
    93
    72

    BirthplaceAlbuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

    • From Dusk till Dawn: The Series
    • Glee
  • 24

    Carlos Valdes

    Age: age 29
    60
    39
    • Arrow
    • The Flash
  • 25

    Lin-Manuel Miranda

    Age: 41
    82
    65

    BirthplaceManhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

    • Mary Poppins Returns
    • His Dark Materials
    • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
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List Rules: Vote up the young Latinx actors who are already household names.