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A List of Famous Hispanic Actors, with photos! These are some of the most well known Mexican Americans in the United States. Currently, over 10% of the population of the United States is Hispanic. Mexican American culture is robust and full of history, with a focus on family. The people on this list vary in importance, from shinning stars like Anthony Quinn and Edward James Olmos, to up and comers like Alex Meraz and Clifton Collins Jr.

Who are the most famous Hispanic actors? These lists include as many famous hispanics as possible, that said, finding all of them would be a very difficult task. Mexican immigrants are an important part of the fabric that is the great American melting pot. They include many important, distinguished, and notable people within the USA.
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Pedro Gonzalez-Gonzalez was an American character actor best known for his appearances in a number of John Wayne movies. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 81 (1925-2006)

Birthplace: Aguilares, Texas, United States of America

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Anthony Quinn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hispanic Actors
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Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca, more commonly known as Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican American actor, as well as a painter and writer. He starred in numerous critically acclaimed and commercially successful films, including La Strada, The Guns of Navarone, Zorba the Greek, Guns for San Sebastian, Lawrence of Arabia, The Message and Lion of the Desert. He won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor twice: for Viva Zapata! in 1952 and Lust for Life in 1956. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 86 (1915-2001)

Birthplace: Chihuahua, Mexico

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#39 on The Best Actors with More Than One Oscar

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Edward James Olmos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hispanic Actors
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Edward James Olmos is an American actor and director. Among his most memorable roles are William Adama in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica, Lt. Martin Castillo in Miami Vice, teacher Jaime Escalante in Stand and Deliver, patriarch Abraham Quintanilla, Jr. in the film Selena, Detective Gaff in Blade Runner, and narrator El Pachuco in both the stage and film versions of Zoot Suit. In 1988, Olmos was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for the film Stand and Deliver. He is the first and only Hispanic-American to be nominated for Best Actor. He has also been a longtime pioneer for more diversified roles and images of Hispanics in the U.S. media. His notable ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 71

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Cheech Marin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hispanic Actors
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Cheech Marin is an comedian, actor and screenwriter. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 71

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

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#50 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#39 on The Best Short Actors

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