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Famous Hispanics
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A List of Famous Hispanic Directors and Filmmakers, 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 Mexican American heroes to simple sources of pride within America's Mexican community. 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.

Edward James Olmos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hispanic Directors and Filmmakers
Blade Runner, Stand and Deliver, Beverly Hills Chihuahua - 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 ...more

John A. Alonzo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hispanic Directors and Filmmakers
The Magnificent Seven, FM, Susan Slade - John Alonzo, A.S.C. was an American cinematographer who pioneered hand held work, lighting techniques and HD development during his career. He will probably be remembered mainly for Chinatown ...more

Phil Roman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hispanic Directors and Filmmakers
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, Tom and Jerry: The Movie, Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer - Philip Roman is an American animator. He is the founder of animation studios Film Roman and Phil Roman Entertainment. Roman is of Mexican American descent. Early in his career, Roman was an ...more

Hampton Fancher is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hispanic Directors and Filmmakers
Blade Runner, The Mighty Quinn, The Other Side of the Mountain - Hampton Lansden Fancher is an American actor who became a producer and screenwriter in the late 1970s.

Gregory Nava is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Hispanic Directors and Filmmakers
Frida, Selena, Why Do Fools Fall in Love - Gregory James Nava is an American film director, producer and screenplay writer.

Luis Valdez is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Hispanic Directors and Filmmakers
La Bamba, Which Way Is Up?, Zoot Suit - Luis Valdez is an American playwright, actor, writer and film director. Regarded as the father of Chicano theater in the United States, Valdez is best known for his play Zoot Suit, his movie La ...more

Carmen Zapata is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Hispanic Directors and Filmmakers
Sister Act, Boulevard Nights, The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca - Carmen Margarita Zapata was an American actress. Zapata was born in New York City to a Mexican father and an Argentine mother. Zapata made her Broadway debut in the chorus of Oklahoma! in 1946. ...more

Craig Saavedra is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Hispanic Directors and Filmmakers
Sherman's Way - Craig Michael Saavedra is an American film producer, director, two time Tony Award nominated Broadway producer and co-owner of New York and Los Angeles-based production company Starry Night ...more

Jesús Salvador Treviño is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Hispanic Directors and Filmmakers
Babylon 5: Thirdspace, Roots of Blood - Jesús Salvador Treviño is an American television director of Mexican descent. He is alternatively credited under a number of names: Jesus Salvador Trevino, Jesus Trevino, Jesus ...more

Rick Najera is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Hispanic Directors and Filmmakers
Rick Najera Taco Shop, Taco Shop, Nothing like the Holidays - Rick Najera is a tv actor, tv producer and screenwriter.

Bill Meléndez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Hispanic Directors and Filmmakers
Bill Meléndez

Edward Carrere is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Hispanic Directors and Filmmakers
Edward Carrere

Moctezuma Esparza is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Hispanic Directors and Filmmakers
Moctezuma Esparza

Robert Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Hispanic Directors and Filmmakers
Robert Rodríguez