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The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40

Updated June 18, 2019 5.2k votes 516 voters 21.8k 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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    BirthplaceCaborca, Mexico

    GenderFemale

    • Baby Driver
    • From Dusk till Dawn: The Series
    • Alita: Battle Angel
  • 2
    165
    79

    BirthplacePomona, California, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    • Sin City films
    • Dark Angel
    • Machete
  • 3
    123
    55

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    • Marvel/Netflix Universe
    • Sin City
    • Josie and the Pussycats
  • 4
    165
    96

    GenderFemale

    • Jane the Virgin
    • Ferdinand
    • Annihilation
  • 5
    121
    64

    BirthplaceWilmington, Delaware, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    • Legion
    • Parks and Recreation
    • Ingrid Goes West
  • 6
    98
    48

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    GenderFemale

  • 7
    86
    39
    • Orange Is The New Black
    • Jane the Virgin
    • Doom Patrol
  • 8
    80
    37

    Jenna Ortega

    Age: age 15
    • Jane The Virgin
    • Elena of Avalor
  • 9
    78
    35

    Alexa Vega

    Age: 32

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    • Spy Kids
    • Repo! The Genetic Opera
  • 10
    104
    59

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    GenderFemale

    • Gotham
    • Deadpool 2
    • Firefly
  • 11
    69
    28

    Rosa Salazar

    Age: age 33
    • Alita: Battle Angel
    • Maze Runner film series
    • American Horror Story: Murder House
  • 12
    131
    84

    BirthplaceGrand Prairie, Texas, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    • Spring Breakers
    • Hotel Transylvania film series
  • 13
    79
    41

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    • Cloverfield
    • Supergirl
    • House
  • 14
    79
    41

    BirthplaceValencia, Santa Clarita, California, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    • Glee
    • Step Up: High Water

     

  • 15
    81
    47

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama

    GenderFemale

    • The Fast and the Furious franchise
    • Lethal Weapon
    • The Faculty
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  • 16
    85
    51

    Camila Mendes

    Age: age 24
    • Riverdale
    • Coyote Lake
  • 17
    96
    65

    BirthplaceHollywood, Florida, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    • Eye Candy
    • Victorious
  • 18

    BirthplacePasadena, California, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    • The Twilight Saga film series
    • The Walking Dead
  • 19
    67
    42

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States of America

    GenderFemale

  • 20
    52
    26

    Adria Arjona

    Age: age 26

    GenderFemale

    • Pacific Rim Uprising
    • True Detective
    • Emerald City
  • 21
    50
    30

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    GenderFemale

    • The Fosters
    • Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors
  • 22
    55
    36

    Carlos Valdes

    Age: age 29

    GenderMale

    • Arrow
    • The Flash
  • 23
    84
    67

    BirthplaceAlbuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

    GenderFemale

    • From Dusk till Dawn: The Series
    • Glee
  • 24
    51
    37

    Isabella Gómez

    Age: age 20

    BirthplaceMedellin, Colombia

    GenderFemale

    • One Day at a Time
    • Matador
  • 25
    56
    42

    Diego Luna

    Age: 40

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico

    GenderMale

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