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Who Is The Most Famous Hector In The World?

Updated January 28, 2021 529 votes 32 voters 8k views60 items

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How many celebrities named Hector can you think of? The famous Hectors below have many different professions, including notable actors named Hector, famous musicians named Hector, and even athletes named Hector.

Hector Elizondo is certainly one of the most famous Hectors on this list. One of the famous actors named Hector he is best known for playing Dr. Phillip Watters in Chicago Hope. He has also appeared in The Princess Diaries, Pretty Woman, Last Man Standing, and Runaway Bride.

Another of the famous people with the first name Hector is Hector Camacho. He is a professional boxer. He has held titles in WBC super featherweight, WBC lightweight, and WBO junior welterweight.

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    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Héctor Elizondo (born December 22, 1936) is an American actor. Elizondo is best known for his television roles playing Dr. Phillip Watters on Chicago Hope and Ed Alzate on Last Man Standing, and...  more
  • 2

    BirthplaceBayamón, Puerto Rico

    Héctor Luís Camacho Matías (May 24, 1962 – November 24, 2012), commonly known by his nickname "Macho" Camacho, was a Puerto Rican professional boxer and entertainer. Known for his quickness in the...  more

    #83 of 207 The Best Boxers of the 20th Century#21 of 65 The Best Boxers of the 1990s#42 of 178 The Best Boxers of All Time

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    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Chacarita, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Héctor Benjamín Alterio Onorato (born 21 September 1929) is an Argentine theatre, film and television actor, well known both in Argentina and Spain....  more
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    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico

    Héctor Manuel Guerrero Llanes (born October 1, 1954) is a Mexican-born American professional wrestler. He is known by his paternal name Héctor Guerrero. He is a part of professional wrestling's...  more
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    BirthplaceTijuana, Mexico

    Héctor Jiménez (born December 14, 1973) is a Mexican actor. He played Esqueleto in Nacho Libre, Mr. Tumnus in Epic Movie and the cashier in Wild Hogs. He worked in a theater company in Tijuana for...  more
  • 6

    BirthplaceLa Côte-Saint-André, France

    Louis-Hector Berlioz (, French: [ɛktɔʁ bɛʁljoz]; 11 December 1803 – 8 March 1869) was a French Romantic composer. His output includes orchestral works such as the Symphonie fantastique and Harold in...  more
  • 7

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    Héctor Pedro Scarone Beretta (26 November 1898 – 4 April 1967) was a Uruguayan footballer who was considered as one of the best players in the world during his time....  more
  • 8

    BirthplaceSan Vicente de Cañete, Peru

    Héctor Eduardo Chumpitaz Gonzáles (American Spanish: [ˈektoɾ ˈtʃumpitas]; born April 12, 1943 in Cañete) is a former footballer from Peru. He, Teófilo Cubillas and Hugo Sotil have been some of Peru's...  more
  • 9

    BirthplacePonce, Puerto Rico

    Héctor Juan Pérez Martínez (30 September 1946 – 29 June 1993), better known as Héctor Lavoe, was a Puerto Rican salsa singer. Lavoe is considered to be possibly the best and most important singer...  more

    #1093 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#1 of 63 The Best Salsa Artists and Groups#50 of 63 The Best Merengue Artists

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    BirthplaceCuliacán, Mexico

    Héctor Alfredo Moreno Herrera (born 17 January 1988) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for Qatari club Al-Gharafa and the Mexico national team as a central defender. Moreno came through...  more
  • 11

    BirthplaceMatanzas, Cuba

    Héctor Miguel Lombard Pedrosa (born 2 February 1978) is a Cuban-Australian professional mixed martial artist, bodybuilder, and former Olympic judoka who competes as a middleweight in the Ultimate...  more
  • 12
    Héctor Marcano (born November 3, 1956) is a Puerto Rican producer, host, actor, and comedian. Marcano is also an owner of low-power television station WWXY-LD Channel 38.Hector Marcano currently...  more
  • 13

    BirthplaceMar del Plata, Argentina

    Héctor Eduardo Babenco (February 7, 1946 – July 13, 2016) was an Argentine-Brazilian film director, screenwriter, producer and actor. He worked in several countries including Argentina, Brazil and...  more
  • 14

    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain

    Héctor Bellerín Moruno is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a right-back for Arsenal. He also had a loan stint at Watford during the 2013–14 season. Internationally, Bellerin has played...  more
  • 15

    BirthplaceMedellín, Colombia

    Héctor Luis Bustamante (born March 12, 1972) is a Colombian-American actor....  more
  • 16

    BirthplaceMonterrey, Mexico

    Héctor Solano Segura (June 12, 1969 – May 26, 2013) was a Mexican professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Héctor Garza. During his career he worked for various major Mexican professional...  more
  • 17

    BirthplaceMaracay, Venezuela

    Héctor E. Sánchez is a Venezuelan professional baseball catcher for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball. In 2011, after hitting .302 with 11 HRs and 58 RBI in 52 games for the San Jose...  more
  • 18

    BirthplaceSan Justo, Argentina

    Héctor Horacio Leonel Scotta Guigo (born 27 September 1950) is a retired Argentine football striker. He was born in the city of San Justo in the Santa Fe Province of Argentina. Scotta is most famous...  more
  • 19

    BirthplaceCarolina, United States, with Territories

    Héctor Luis Delgado Román is a Puerto Rican rapper, singer and record producer, formerly known by his stage names Héctor "El Father" and Hector "El Bambino". After retirement, he obtained a degree in...  more
  • 20

    BirthplaceArlington, New Jersey

    Hector Turnbull (September 11, 1884 – April 8, 1934) was an American screenwriter and film producer. He wrote for 25 films between 1915 and 1937. He was born in Arlington, New Jersey and died in New...  more
  • 21

    BirthplaceCorrientes, Argentina

    Héctor Echavarría (born December 6, 1969) is an Argentine actor, producer, filmmaker, activist, businessman, screenwriter, and martial arts master....  more
  • 22

    BirthplaceRosarito Beach, Mexico

    Héctor Miguel Herrera López is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as central midfielder for Porto and the Mexico national team. He is an Olympic Gold Medalist. He is known as a classic...  more
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    Héctor Pastor Bidonde (born March 3, 1937 in La Plata) is a noted Argentine theatre, film and television actor. He was a shift worker in a tool & dye factory when, in 1954, he was offered a part in...  more
  • 24

    BirthplaceThe Bronx, New York City, NY

    Hector Fonseca (born January 10, 1980 in Bronx, New York City, New York) is an internationally acclaimed house music DJ. In addition to his production and DJ work, Fonseca is one of the music...  more
  • 25

    BirthplaceNaples, Italy

    Hector V. Sarno (24 April 1880 – 16 December 1953) was an Italian-born American film actor who began in the silent era. He appeared in 183 films between 1912 and 1948. He was born in Naples, Italy...  more
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