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Popular Film Actors from Argentina

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List of famous film actors and actresses from Argentina, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Argentina has given birth to some great movie actors and actresses over the years, many of who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Argentinian screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Argentina and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

Everything from Mariano Frúmboli to Natalia Lobo is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Argentinian actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Argentina?"

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Argentina in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Argentinian film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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Martita Hunt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Dec. at 70 (1899-1969), Credits: Great Expectations, Becket & The Brides of Dracula

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina, England

Martita Edith Hunt (30 January 1900 – 13 June 1969) was an Argentine-born British theatre and film actress. She had a dominant stage presence and played a wide range of powerful characters. She ...more
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Facundo Espinosa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Age 38, Credits: The Motorcycle Diaries, Cold Sweat & Dibu 1: La Pelicula

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Facundo Espinosa (born 28 April 1980) is an Argentine actor and musician. He is probably best known for his performances in television series Campeones de la vida, Son amores, Los Roldán ...more
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Raúl Gimén... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Dec. at 44 (1950-1994), Credits: Jenatsch, The Third Generation & Lili Marleen

Birthplace: Santa Fe, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Raúl Giménez (born September 14, 1950), is an Argentine operatic tenor, particularly associated with the Italian bel canto repertory, in which he is considered one of the best ...more
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Julio Cortázar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Dec. at 70 (1914-1984), Credits: Blowup

Birthplace: Brussels, Ixelles, Belgium

Nationality: Belgium, Argentina

Julio Cortázar, born Julio Florencio Cortázar American Spanish: [ˈxuljo koɾˈtasaɾ] (listen); (26 August 1914 – 12 February 1984) was an Argentine novelist, short story writer, and ...more
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Jessica Chapnik is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Australia

Jessica Chapnik Kahn is an Argentine Australian singer-songwriter, actress and director. Her solo music is released under the moniker Appleonia. She is also known for her role as Sam ...more
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Barry Norton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Dec. at 51 (1905-1956), Credits: Casablanca, To Catch a Thief & The Lady Eve

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Barry Norton was an Argentine-born actor in American films. He appeared in over ninety films from 1925 until the time of his death. He is perhaps best known for his role as Juan Harker in the ...more
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Cristina Banegas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Age 71, Credits: Clandestine Childhood, Animal & Lili's Apron

Birthplace: Constitución, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Cristina Banegas is an actress.
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Pablo Rago is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Age 46, Credits: The Secret in Their Eyes, Apasionados & Foosball

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Pablo Rago is an Argentine actor. He has acted in the films The Official Story and The Secret in Their Eyes; both Argentine films have won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and ...more
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Oscar Viale is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Dec. at 0 (1994-1994), Credits: The Supporter

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Oscar Viale was a screenwriter and actor.
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Gabriel Vicentico is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Age 54, Credits: Magic Gloves and Silvia Prieto

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Gabriel Julio Fernández Capello (born (1964-07-24)July 24, 1964 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a musician and composer better known by his stage name Vicentico. Co-founder and vocalist of ...more
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Ernesto Alterio is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Age 48, Credits: The Other Side of the Bed, The Method & Soccer Days

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina, Spain

Ernesto Alterio (born 25 July 1970) is an Argentine-born Spanish film and television actor, son of Héctor Alterio and brother of Malena Alterio. He has starred in the TV cult mini-series ...more
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Carlos Gavito is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Carlos Gavito Dec. at 63 (1942-2005), Credits: A Lesson

Nationality: Argentina

Carlos Gavito is an actor.
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Jairo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Jairo Age 69, Credits: Don’t Die Without Telling Me Where You’re Going

Birthplace: Cruz del Eje, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Jairo is an actor and singer.
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Olivia Hussey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Age 67, Credits: It, Romeo and Juliet & Black Christmas

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina, United Kingdom

Olivia Hussey (born Olivia Osuna; 17 April 1951) is an English actress. After appearing in theatre in London, Hussey was chosen to play the role of Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli's film version of ...more
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Mirta Busnelli is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Age 73, Credits: Kept and Dreamless, Secret Wedding & La cruz

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Mirta Busnelli is an Argentine actress.
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Héctor Alterio is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Age 89, Credits: The Official Story, Flesh and Blood & Cria Cuervos

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Chacarita, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Héctor Benjamín Alterio Onorato (born 21 September 1929) is an Argentine theatre, film and television actor, well known both in Argentina and Spain.
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Leonardo Nam is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Age 36, Credits: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, He's Just Not That Into You & The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Leonardo Nam (born 5 November 1979) is an Argentine-Australian actor and model of Korean descent known for playing Felix Lutz in Westworld.
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Castulo Guerra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Age 73, Credits: Terminator 2: Judgment Day, The Usual Suspects & The Mexican

Birthplace: Córdoba, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Cástulo Guerra (born August 24, 1945) is an Argentine actor who has appeared in several American films and television shows.
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Leonardo Sbaraglia is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Age 48, Credits: Red Lights, Wild Tales & Intact

Birthplace: Sáenz Peña, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Leonardo Máximo Sbaraglia (Spanish pronunciation: [leoˈnaɾðo ezβaˈɾaɣlja]; born 30 June 1970 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a prominent Argentine actor, with extensive credits in both ...more
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Argentina Brunetti is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Dec. at 98 (1907-2005), Credits: It's a Wonderful Life, The Caddy & 7 Faces of Dr. Lao

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Argentina Brunetti (August 31, 1907 – December 20, 2005) was an Argentine stage and film actress and writer.
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Lalo Schifrin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Lalo Schifrin Age 86, Credits: Red Dragon

Birthplace: DVD Region 4, South America, Greater Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, + more

Nationality: Argentina

Boris Claudio "Lalo" Schifrin (born June 21, 1932) is an Argentine-American pianist, composer, arranger and conductor. He is best known for his large body of film and TV scores since ...more

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Fabiana Udenio is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Age 54, Credits: Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, RoboCop 2 & Summer School

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Italy, Argentina

Fabiana Udenio (born 21 December 1964) is an Italian actress. Born in Argentina, she is best known for her role as "Alotta Fagina", a Bond girl parody in Austin Powers: International
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Mía Maestro is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Age 40, Credits: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, Frida & The Motorcycle Diaries

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Mía Maestro (born June 19, 1978) is an Argentine actress and singer-songwriter. She is known for her role as Nora Martinez in The Strain, Nadia Santos in the television drama Alias, as ...more
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Bernard Blier is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Dec. at 73 (1916-1989), Credits: The Great Spy Chase, The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe & Les Tontons flingueurs

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: France, Argentina

Bernard Blier (11 January 1916 – 29 March 1989) was a French character actor. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where his father, a researcher at the Pasteur Institute, was posted at the ...more
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Fernando Lamas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Argentina
Dec. at 67 (1915-1982), Credits: The Lost World, The Cheap Detective & 100 Rifles

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Fernando Álvaro Lamas y de Santos (January 9, 1916 – October 8, 1982) was an Argentine-American actor and director, and the father of actor Lorenzo Lamas.