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List of famous TV actors from Puerto Rico, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Puerto Rico has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Puerto Rican TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Puerto Rico this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Puerto Rico then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Dayanara Torres and Braulio Castillo, Jr. are included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Puerto Rican TV actors?" and "Which television actors are from Puerto Rico?"

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Puerto Rico in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Puerto Rican actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.

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Rita Moreno is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Rita Moreno Oz, The Rockford Files, Happily Divorced Rita Dolores Moreno is a Puerto Rican actress and singer. She is the only Hispanic and one of the few performers to have won all four major annual American entertainment awards, which include an ...more

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Ricky Martin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Ricky Martin Enrique Martín Morales, commonly known as Ricky Martin, is a Puerto Rican singer, actor, and author. Martin began his career at age twelve with the all-boy pop group Menudo. After five ...more

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Roselyn Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Roselyn Sánchez Without a Trace, Devious Maids, Kojak Roselyn Sánchez is a Puerto Rican singer-songwriter, model, actress, producer and writer. She is best known for her roles as FBI agent Elena Delgado in the CBS police procedural Without a ...more

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Luis Guzmán is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Luis Guzmán How to Make It in America, John from Cincinnati, I Love the '70s: Volume 2 Luis Guzmán is a Puerto Rican actor, who is known for his character work. For much of Guzmán's career, he has played character roles largely as sidekicks, thugs, or policemen. He ...more

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Benicio del Toro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Benicio del Toro Breakfast with Hunter Benicio Monserrate Rafael Del Toro Sánchez, better known as Benicio Del Toro, is a Puerto Rican actor, film producer and film director. He won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a ...more

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José Ferrer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
José Ferrer Producers' Showcase, George Washington José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón, best known as José Ferrer, was a Puerto Rican actor, theater, and film director. He was the first Puerto Rican actor, as well as the ...more

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Bruce Gray is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Bruce Gray Medium, The Edge of Night, Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future Bruce Gray is a Puerto Rican-born Canadian actor.

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Carlos Ponce is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Carlos Ponce Maya & Miguel, Cristela, Hollywood Heights Carlos Ponce is a Puerto Rican actor, singer, composer and television personality. Ponce began his acting career by participating in Spanish language soap operas for Televisa and Telemundo. ...more

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Dayanara Torres is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Dayanara Torres Miss Universe Pageant, MyNetworkTV telenovelas, ASAP Dayanara Torres Delgado is a Puerto Rican actress, beauty queen, singer, model, writer and former Miss Universe. Torres was discovered at age 17 while walking through the Plaza de Toa Alta in ...more

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Raúl Juliá is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Raúl Juliá Mussolini: The Untold Story Raúl Rafael Juliá y Arcelay was a Puerto Rican actor. Born in San Juan, he gained interest in acting while still in school. Upon completing his studies, Juliá decided to ...more

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Don Omar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Don Omar Don Omar is a Puerto Rican reggaeton singer, songwriter, recording artist and actor. He is sometimes referred to by his nickname El Rey.

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Gina Lynn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Gina Lynn Howard Stern on Demand Gina Lynn is an American former pornographic actress. She was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame in 2010 and is the Penthouse magazine Penthouse Pet for April 2012.

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Daddy Yankee is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Daddy Yankee Tunéame la nave Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez, known by his stage name Daddy Yankee, is a Puerto Rican reggaeton singer, songwriter, producer and actor. Ayala was born in Río Piedras, San ...more

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David Zayas is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
David Zayas Dexter, Oz David Zayas is a Puerto Rican-American actor. He is most known for his roles as Angel Batista on Showtime's series Dexter, the cop at the poker game in the movie Rounders, Enrique Morales on the ...more

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Amaury Nolasco is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Amaury Nolasco Prison Break, Work It, Chase Amaury Nolasco Garrido is a Puerto Rican-American actor, best known for the role of Fernando Sucre on the Fox television series Prison Break, and for his role in Transformers.

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Ismael 'East' Carlo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Ismael 'East' Carlo The New Adventures of Zorro Ismael 'East' Carlo is a Puerto Rican actor, sometimes credited as East Carlo, Ismael East Carlo or Ismael Carlo.

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Franky G is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Franky G Smith, Jonny Zero Franky G, is an American film and television actor. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Xavier in Saw II and Wrench in the 2003 remake of The Italian Job as well as other various roles ...more

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Paul Calderon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Paul Calderon Paul Calderón is a Puerto Rican-American actor. He is a founding member of the Touchstone Theatre, the American Folk Theatre and the LAByrinth Theater Company. He is also a member of the ...more

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Ramón Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Ramón Rodríguez Charlie's Angels, Gang Related, Day Break Ramón Rodríguez is a Puerto Rican-American actor known for his recurring roles in the television series The Wire and Day Break. He appeared in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ...more

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Osvaldo Ríos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Osvaldo Ríos La viuda de Blanco, Wild Cat, El Zorro Osvaldo Ríos Alonso is a Puerto Rican actor, model, singer, and guitarist, who is best known for his roles in telenovelas. He has appeared in several soap operas, including Abrazame muy ...more

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Ramón Franco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Ramón Franco Tour of Duty, High Sierra Search and Rescue Ramón Luis Franco is a film and television actor. He was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico and resides in Los Angeles. Franco is most well known for his role in the Vietnam Series Tour of Duty ...more

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Tony Oliver is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Tony Oliver Robotech, Tokko Rafael Antonio Olivier, better known as Tony Oliver, is an American voice actor best known for voicing Rick Hunter from Robotech and Arsène Lupin III from Lupin III. He has also done ...more

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Chayanne is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Chayanne Volver a Empezar Elmer Figueroa Arce, better known under the stage name Chayanne, is a Puerto Rican Latin pop singer, actor and composer. As a solo artist, Chayanne has released 21 solo albums and sold over 30 ...more

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Giselle Blondet is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Giselle Blondet ¡Despierta América!, El show de Cristina, Nuestra Belleza Latina Alba Giselle Blondet Gomez is a Puerto Rican actress and TV host. She also founded the non-profit organization "Fundación Arte por La Paz".

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Miriam Colon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Miriam Colon Streets of Laredo Míriam Colón is a Puerto Rican actress. She is the founder and director of the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater in New York City.

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Miguel Piñero is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Miguel Piñero Miguel Piñero was a playwright, actor and co-founder of the Nuyorican Poets Café. He was a leading member of the Nuyorican literary movement.

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Shalim Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Shalim Ortiz Una Maid en Manhattan, Maneater Shalim Gerardo Ortiz Goyco is a Puerto Rican singer/actor. He is the eldest son of Puerto Rican entertainer Elin Ortiz and his wife, the Dominican singer, television presenter, and actress ...more

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Armando Calvo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Armando Calvo Carrusel Armando Calvo was a Spanish film actor. He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico to Spanish actor Juan Calvo Domenech and a Puerto Rican mother, Minerva Lespier. He appeared in 90 films between 1939 ...more

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Jerry Rivera is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Jerry Rivera Jerry Rivera is a Grammy Award and Latin Grammy Award-nominated Puerto Rican salsa singer.

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Ivonne Coll is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Ivonne Coll Switched at Birth, Jane the Virgin Ivonne Coll is a former Miss Puerto Rico turned actress who played the role of "Yolanda" in the movie The Godfather, Part II and the role of "Mrs. Santos" in the movie Lean

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Jacobo Morales is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Jacobo Morales Jacobo Morales is an auteur, whom many consider to be the most influential film director in Puerto Rico's history.

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Victor Manuelle is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Victor Manuelle Víctor Manuel Ruiz, known professionally as Víctor Manuelle, is a successful Latin Grammy nominated American-born Puerto Rican salsa singer, songwriter, and improvisational son ...more

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Zuleyka Rivera is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Zuleyka Rivera Dame Chocolate, Aurora Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza is a Puerto Rican actress, TV Host, model and beauty queen who won the titles of Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006 and Miss Universe 2006. She made her debut as ...more

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Denise Quiñones is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Denise Quiñones Miss Universe Pageant Denise Marie Quiñones August is a Puerto Rican actress and beauty queen who was the fourth woman from Puerto Rico to win the Miss Universe contest. Prior to winning the Miss Universe ...more

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Elvis Crespo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Elvis Crespo Elvis Crespo Díaz is an American-born Puerto Rican Grammy and Latin Grammy Award-winning Merengue singer.

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Jessie Camacho is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Jessie Camacho Protagonistas de Novela Jessie Camacho is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Africa.

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Armando Riesco is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Armando Riesco 3 lbs Armando Riesco is a Puerto Rican film and television actor and voice artist.

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Renoly Santiago is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Renoly Santiago CityKids Renoly Santiago is a Puerto Rican actor, singer and writer known for his appearances in films such as Dangerous Minds, Hackers and Con Air, and in television series such as Touched by an Angel ...more

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Valery Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Valery Ortiz Hit the Floor Valery Milagros Ortiz is a Puerto Rican actress, dancer, singer, songwriter & author who is known for her role as Madison Duarte on the television series South of Nowhere.

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Manoella Torres is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Manoella Torres Disco de oro Manoella Torres is a Mexican-american singer and actress of Puerto Rican descent based in Mexico who has had an extensive career that continues to this day. She has recorded over 350 songs by ...more

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Mapita Cortés is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Mapita Cortés Mapita Cortés, was an actress of telenovelas and the cinema of Mexico. She is the mother of Mexican actor Luis Gatica, the wife of Lucho Gatica, the niece of Puerto Rican actress Mapy ...more

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Eric Koston is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Eric Koston Eric Koston is an American professional skateboarder and company owner. He has been featured in the Tony Hawk video game series, and the Electronic Arts video games Skate 2 and Skate 3. Koston ...more

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Natalie Amenula is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Natalie Amenula The Brothers García Natalie Amenula is an actor.

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Nicky Jam is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Nicky Jam Nick Rivera Caminero, known by his stage name Nicky Jam, is a singer and songwriter. Jam is known for such hits as "Me Voy Pa'l Party", "Chambonea", "Yo No Soy Tu ...more

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Paula Miranda is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Paula Miranda Paula Miranda is an actress.

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Miguel Ángel Suárez is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Miguel Ángel Suárez Miguel Ángel Suárez was a Puerto Rican soap opera and movie actor.

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Noelia is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Noelia Operación Triunfo Noelia Lorenzo Monge, mostly known as Noelia, is an international Puerto Rican pop EDM singer who rose to fame in 1999. She is the first daughter of Puerto Rican singer Yolandita Monge and ...more

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Dita de Leon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Dita de Leon Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down Dita de Leon is an American celebrity, having worked as an actress, model, dancer, writer and producer with an expanding merchandise business for her global brands DITA & DITA DE LEON.

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Millie Corretjer is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Millie Corretjer 24/7 Milagros Ninnete Corretjer Maldonado, known as, Millie Corretjer born April 18, 1974, is a Puerto Rican singer and actress. She is married to retired boxer Oscar De La Hoya. She's also known for ...more

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Lillian Hurst is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous TV Actors from Puerto Rico
Lillian Hurst Lillian Hurst is a Puerto Rican actress and comedian. Hurst made her debut as a television comedian in the early 1960s. She participated in various Off-Broadway and movie productions in the ...more