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Famous Hispanic Directors and Filmmakers

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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

    Edward James Olmos

    Blade Runner, Stand and Deliver
    Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is an American actor, director, producer, and... more on Wikipedia
  • John A. Alonzo

    John A. Alonzo

    The Magnificent Seven, FM
    John A. Alonzo, ASC (June 12, 1934 – March 13, 2001) was an American cinematographer,... more on Wikipedia
  • Phil Roman

    Phil Roman

    A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, Tom and Jerry: The Movie
    Philip Roman (born December 21, 1930) is an American animator. He is the founder of animation... more on Wikipedia
  • Hampton Fancher

    Hampton Fancher

    Blade Runner, The Mighty Quinn
    Hampton Lansden Fancher (born July 18, 1938) is an American actor, screenwriter, and... more on Wikipedia
  • Gregory Nava

    Gregory Nava

    Frida, Selena
    Gregory James Nava (born April 10, 1949) is an American film director, producer and... more on Wikipedia
  • Luis Valdez

    Luis Valdez

    La Bamba, Which Way Is Up?
    Luis Miguel Valdez (born June 26, 1940) is an American playwright, actor, writer and film... more on Wikipedia
  • Carmen Zapata

    Carmen Zapata

    Sister Act, Boulevard Nights
    Carmen Margarita Zapata (July 15, 1927 – January 5, 2014) often referred to as "The First Lady... more on Wikipedia
  • Craig Saavedra

    Craig Saavedra

    Sherman's Way
    Craig Michael Saavedra (born November 2, 1963 in Los Angeles, California) is an American film... more on Wikipedia
  • Jesús Salvador Treviño

    Jesús Salvador Treviño

    Babylon 5: Thirdspace, Roots of Blood
    Jesús Salvador Treviño (born March 26, 1946 in El Paso, Texas) is an American television... more on Wikipedia
  • Rick Najera

    Rick Najera

    Taco Shop, Taco Shop
    Rick Najera is a tv actor, tv producer and screenwriter.
  • Bill Meléndez

  • Edward Carrere

  • Moctezuma Esparza

  • Robert Rodríguez