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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.
  • Martita Hunt1

    Martita Hunt

    Great Expectations, Becket

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina, United Kingdom

    Martita Edith Hunt (30 January 1900 – 13 June 1969) was an Argentine-born British theatre and...  more
  • 2

    Facundo Espinosa

    The Motorcycle Diaries, Cold Sweat

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina


    Facundo Espinosa (born 28 April 1980) is an Argentine actor and musician. He is probably best...  more
  • Raúl Giménez3

    Raúl Giménez

    Jenatsch, The Third Generation

    BirthplaceSanta Fe, Argentina


    Raúl Giménez (born September 14, 1950), is an Argentine operatic tenor, particularly...  more
  • Julio Cortázar4

    BirthplaceBrussels, Ixelles, Belgium

    NationalityBelgium, Argentina

    Julio Cortázar, born Julio Florencio Cortázar American Spanish: [ˈxuljo koɾˈtasaɾ] (listen);...  more
  • Jessica Chapnik5

    Jessica Chapnik

    Wish You Were Here, Amanecer

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina


    Jessica Chapnik Kahn is an Argentine Australian singer-songwriter, actress and director. Her...  more
  • 6

    Barry Norton

    Casablanca, To Catch a Thief

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina


    Barry Norton was an Argentine-born actor in American films. He appeared in over ninety films...  more
  • 7

    Cristina Banegas

    Clandestine Childhood, Animal

    BirthplaceConstitución, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina


    Cristina Banegas is an actress....  more
  • Pablo Rago8

    Pablo Rago

    The Secret in Their Eyes, Apasionados

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina


    Pablo Rago is an Argentine actor. He has acted in the films The Official Story and The Secret...  more
  • Oscar Viale9

    Oscar Viale

    The Supporter

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina


    Oscar Viale was a screenwriter and actor....  more
  • Gabriel Vicentico10

    Gabriel Vicentico

    Magic Gloves, Silvia Prieto

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina


    Gabriel Julio Fernández Capello (born (1964-07-24)July 24, 1964 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is...  more
  • 11

    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
  • 12

    Carlos Gavito

    A Lesson


    Carlos Gavito is an actor....  more
  • 13


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

    BirthplaceCruz del Eje, Argentina


    Jairo is an actor and singer....
  • Olivia Hussey14

    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
  • 15

    Mirta Busnelli

    Kept and Dreamless, Secret Wedding

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina


    Mirta Busnelli is an Argentine actress....  more
  • Héctor Alterio16

    Héctor Alterio

    The Official Story, Flesh and Blood

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Chacarita, Buenos Aires, Argentina


    Héctor Benjamín Alterio Onorato (born 21 September 1929) is an Argentine theatre, film and...  more
  • Leonardo Nam17

    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
  • Castulo Guerra18

    Castulo Guerra

    Terminator 2: Judgment Day, The Usual Suspects

    BirthplaceCórdoba, Argentina


    Cástulo Guerra (born August 24, 1945) is an Argentine actor who has appeared in several...  more
  • Leonardo Sbaraglia19

    Leonardo Sbaraglia

    Red Lights, Wild Tales

    BirthplaceSáenz Peña, Buenos Aires, Argentina


    Leonardo Máximo Sbaraglia (Spanish pronunciation: [leoˈnaɾðo ezβaˈɾaɣlja]; born 30 June 1970...  more
  • 20

    Argentina Brunetti

    It's a Wonderful Life, The Caddy

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina


    Argentina Brunetti (August 31, 1907 – December 20, 2005) was an Argentine stage and film...  more
  • Lalo Schifrin21

    Lalo Schifrin

    Red Dragon

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


    Boris Claudio "Lalo" Schifrin (born June 21, 1932) is an Argentine-American pianist, composer,...  more
  • Fabiana Udenio22

    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
  • Mía Maestro23

    Mía Maestro

    The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2, Frida

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina


    Mía Maestro (born June 19, 1978) is an Argentine actress and singer-songwriter. She is known...  more
  • Bernard Blier24

    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
  • Fernando Lamas25

    Fernando Lamas

    The Lost World, The Cheap Detective

    BirthplaceBuenos Aires, Argentina


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