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Popular Film Actors from Argentina

Updated June 14, 2019 10.4k views832 items

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

    Martita Hunt

    Great Expectations, Becket

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina, England

    Martita Edith Hunt (30 January 1900 – 13 June 1969) was an Argentine-born British theatre and... more on Wikipedia
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    Facundo Espinosa

    The Motorcycle Diaries, Cold Sweat

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Facundo Espinosa (born 28 April 1980) is an Argentine actor and musician. He is probably best... more on Wikipedia
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    Raúl Giménez

    Raúl Giménez

    Jenatsch, The Third Generation

    BirthplaceSanta Fe, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Raúl Giménez (born September 14, 1950), is an Argentine operatic tenor, particularly... more on Wikipedia
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    Julio Cortázar

    BirthplaceBrussels, Ixelles, Belgium

    NationalityBelgium, Argentina

    Julio Cortázar, born Julio Florencio Cortázar American Spanish: [ˈxuljo koɾˈtasaɾ] (listen);... more on Wikipedia

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    Jessica Chapnik

    Jessica Chapnik

    Wish You Were Here, Amanecer

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityAustralia

    Jessica Chapnik Kahn is an Argentine Australian singer-songwriter, actress and director. Her... more on Wikipedia
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    Barry Norton

    Casablanca, To Catch a Thief

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Barry Norton was an Argentine-born actor in American films. He appeared in over ninety films... more on Wikipedia
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    Cristina Banegas

    Clandestine Childhood, Animal

    BirthplaceConstitución, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Cristina Banegas is an actress.
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    Pablo Rago

    Pablo Rago

    The Secret in Their Eyes, Apasionados

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Pablo Rago is an Argentine actor. He has acted in the films The Official Story and The Secret... more on Wikipedia
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    Oscar Viale

    Oscar Viale

    The Supporter

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Oscar Viale was a screenwriter and actor.
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    Gabriel Vicentico

    Gabriel Vicentico

    Magic Gloves, Silvia Prieto

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Gabriel Julio Fernández Capello (born (1964-07-24)July 24, 1964 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is... more on Wikipedia
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    Ernesto Alterio

    The Other Side of the Bed, The Method

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina, Spain

    Ernesto Alterio (born 25 July 1970) is an Argentine-born Spanish film and television actor,... more on Wikipedia
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    Carlos Gavito

    A Lesson

    NationalityArgentina

    Carlos Gavito is an actor.
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    Jairo

    Don’t Die Without Telling Me Where You’re Going

    BirthplaceCruz del Eje, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Jairo is an actor and singer.
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    Olivia Hussey

    Olivia Hussey

    It, Romeo and Juliet

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina, United Kingdom

    Olivia Hussey (born Olivia Osuna; 17 April 1951) is an English actress. After appearing in... more on Wikipedia
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    Mirta Busnelli

    Kept and Dreamless, Secret Wedding

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Mirta Busnelli is an Argentine actress.
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    Héctor Alterio

    Héctor Alterio

    The Official Story, Flesh and Blood

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Chacarita, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Héctor Benjamín Alterio Onorato (born 21 September 1929) is an Argentine theatre, film and... more on Wikipedia
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    Leonardo Nam

    Leonardo Nam

    The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, He's Just Not That Into You

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina, United States of America, Australia

    Leonardo Nam (born 5 November 1979) is an Argentine-Australian actor and model of Korean... more on Wikipedia
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    Castulo Guerra

    Castulo Guerra

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day, The Usual Suspects

    BirthplaceCórdoba, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Cástulo Guerra (born August 24, 1945) is an Argentine actor who has appeared in several... more on Wikipedia
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    Leonardo Sbaraglia

    Leonardo Sbaraglia

    Red Lights, Wild Tales

    BirthplaceSáenz Peña, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Leonardo Máximo Sbaraglia (Spanish pronunciation: [leoˈnaɾðo ezβaˈɾaɣlja]; born 30 June 1970... more on Wikipedia
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    Argentina Brunetti

    It's a Wonderful Life, The Caddy

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Argentina Brunetti (August 31, 1907 – December 20, 2005) was an Argentine stage and film... more on Wikipedia
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    Lalo Schifrin

    Lalo Schifrin

    Red Dragon

    BirthplaceDVD Region 4, South America, Greater Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Boris Claudio "Lalo" Schifrin (born June 21, 1932) is an Argentine-American pianist, composer,... more on Wikipedia

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    Fabiana Udenio

    Fabiana Udenio

    Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, RoboCop 2

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityItaly, Argentina

    Fabiana Udenio (born 21 December 1964) is an Italian actress. Born in Argentina, she is best... more on Wikipedia
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    Mía Maestro

    Mía Maestro

    The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, Frida

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Mía Maestro (born June 19, 1978) is an Argentine actress and singer-songwriter. She is known... more on Wikipedia
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    Bernard Blier

    Bernard Blier

    The Great Spy Chase, The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityFrance, Argentina

    Bernard Blier (11 January 1916 – 29 March 1989) was a French character actor. He was born in... more on Wikipedia
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    Fernando Lamas

    Fernando Lamas

    The Lost World, The Cheap Detective

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Fernando Álvaro Lamas y de Santos (January 9, 1916 – October 8, 1982) was an... more on Wikipedia

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