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List of famous film actors and actresses from Cuba, listed by their popularity with photos when available. Cuba 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 Cuban screen actors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Cuba and an aspiring actor/actress then these are people you should look up to.

List below includes Hilario Durán, Andros Perugorría and more film actors.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Cuba in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Cuban film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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Andy García is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
The Untouchables, Ocean's Eleven, The Godfather Part III Andrés Arturo García Menéndez, professionally known as Andy Garcia, is a Cuban-American actor and director. He became known in the late 1980s and 1990s, having appeared in ...more

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Faizon Love is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Friday, Elf, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Faizon Love is an American actor and comedian. He is best known for roles in the films Friday, Elf, The Replacements, Made, and Couples Retreat.

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Steven Bauer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Scarface, Traffic, Primal Fear Steven Bauer is a Cuban-American actor. He is known for his role as Manny Ribera in the 1983 film Scarface, his role as Don Eladio in the AMC drama series Breaking Bad, and his role on the ...more

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Tony Plana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
¡Three Amigos!, Primal Fear, An Officer and a Gentleman Tony Plana is a Cuban-American actor and director. He is well known for playing Betty Suarez's father, Ignacio Suarez, on the ABC show Ugly Betty and also for voicing Manuel "Manny" ...more

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María Conchita Alonso is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
The Running Man, Predator 2, Vampire's Kiss María Conchita Alonso, better known as María Conchita, is a Cuban-born Venezuelan-raised three time Grammy Award–nominated singer/songwriter and actress.

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Tomás Milián is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Traffic, Amistad, Fools Rush In Tomás Milián is a Cuban-American actor, best known for having worked extensively in Italian films from the early 1960s to the late 1980s.

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El Medico is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Reynier Casamayor Griñán, known as El Médico, is a Cuban musician and doctor who is, as of 2005 enjoying success in Spain as a composer and performer of reggaetón ...more

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Yul Vazquez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
American Gangster, Traffic, Captain Phillips Yul Vázquez is a Cuban American actor, perhaps best known for his role as Bob in the Seinfeld episodes "The Soup Nazi", "The Sponge" and "The Puerto Rican ...more

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Gloria Estefan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Marley & Me, Music of the Heart, For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García de Estefan, known professionally as Gloria Estefan, is a Cuban American singer, songwriter, actress, and entrepreneur. She is one of the ...more

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Georg Stanford Brown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Bullitt, House Party 2, Stir Crazy Georg Stanford Brown is a Cuban-American actor and director, perhaps best known as one of the stars of the ABC police television series The Rookies from 1972–76. On the show, Brown played the ...more

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Alfredo
The Lost City Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros is an Afro-Cuban trumpeter born in Santa Clara, Las Villas Province in Cuba.

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Dan Ades is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Real Genius, Aguirre, the Wrath of God Dan Ades was an actor.

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Fidel Castro is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Before Night Falls, Easy to Wed, Holiday in Mexico Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz is a Cuban politician and revolutionary who served as Prime Minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976, and President from 1976 to 2008. Politically a Marxist-Leninist and ...more

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Jorge Perugorría is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Strawberry and Chocolate, Che: Part One, Oedipus Mayor Jorge Perugorria is a Cuban actor. He is well known for his part as Diego in Strawberry and Chocolate . He recently acted in Steven Soderbergh's Che, with Benicio del Toro. He lives in Santa Fe, ...more

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Joey Diaz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Spider-Man 2, BASEketball, Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star Joey "CoCo" Diaz is a Cuban-American stand-up comedian and actor known for his recurring role as Joey on the TV series My Name is Earl, as well as in movies such as The Longest Yard

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Luis Alberto García is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Juan of the Dead, Chico and Rita, Day of the Flowers Luis Alberto García is an actor and voice actor.

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Eddie Cibrian is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
But I'm a Cheerleader, Not Easily Broken, The Cave Edward Carl "Eddie" Cibrian is an American actor. He is best known for his television role as Cole Deschanel on Sunset Beach, which gained popularity for the actor in the 1990s. He has ...more

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Victor Rivers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
The Mask of Zorro, The Distinguished Gentleman, Bound by Honor Victor Rivers is an actor.

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Celia Cruz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
The Mambo Kings, The Perez Family, Celia Cruz & Friends: A Night of Salsa Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso also known by her stage name Celia Cruz was a Cuban-American salsa singer/performer. One of the most popular salsa artists of the 20th ...more

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William Marquez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Crazy Heart, The Mask of Zorro, The Perfect Game William Marquez is an actor.

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Luis Ávalos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Stir Crazy, Jungle 2 Jungle, Hollywood Homicide Luis Ávalos was a Cuban character actor. He made numerous film and television appearances, most notably in the 1971–1977 children's television show The Electric Company. He joined the ...more

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Antonia Rey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Klute, Coogan's Bluff, Only You Antonia Rey is a Cuban-born American actress. Rey was born Antonia Francesch in Havana, Cuba, the daughter of Emilia, a nurse, and Antonio Francesch, a dentist. She married director Andres ...more

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Eduardo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
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Olga Merediz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Requiem for a Dream, Evita, K-PAX Olga Merediz is an American Broadway, TV, and film actress. Merediz is probably best known for originating the role of Abuela Claudia in the Broadway musical In the Heights, for which she ...more

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René Cardona is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
The Brainiac, Las Tres perfectas casadas, El Peñón de las Ánimas René Cardona is a screenwriter, film director and an actor.

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Louisa Moritz is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Cheech & Chong's Up in Smoke, Death Race 2000 Louisa Moritz is a Cuban-American retired actress and former lawyer.

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Mario Ernesto Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
The Truman Show, Bad Boys, 8mm Mario Ernesto Sánchez founded Teatro Avante, a Hispanic theatre, in 1979 in Florida. He played various bit parts on Miami Vice and in Hollywood movies. Sánchez was born in Cuba. He ...more

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Jorge Garcia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Deck the Halls, Cooties, The Good Humor Man Jorge Garcia is an American actor and comedian. He first came to public attention with his performance as Hector Lopez on the television show Becker and later for his portrayal of Hugo ...more

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Daisy Fuentes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Curdled, Shutterspeed Daisy Fuentes is a Cuban American television host and model. Daisy Fuentes broke barriers as MTV's first Latina VJ, and as Revlon's first Latina spokesperson to be signed to a worldwide

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Carlos Lacámara is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Independence Day, The Mexican, The World's Fastest Indian Carlos Lacámara, sometimes credited as Carlos Lacamara or Carlos LaCamara, is a Cuban-born American actor and playwright who has had a long career on American television, making his first ...more

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Jordi Vilasuso is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
The Lost City, La Linea, The Last Home Run Jordi Alejandro Vilasuso is a Cuban-American actor best known for originating the role of "Tony Santos" on the CBS soap opera, Guiding Light from August 2000 until August 2003. ...more

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Emilio Estefan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Marley & Me, The Specialist Emilio Estefan, Jr. is a Cuban-American musician and producer who has won 19 Grammy Awards. Estefan first became famous as a celebrity when he was as a member of the Miami Sound Machine. He is ...more

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Manny Suárez is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Bruce Almighty, Out of Sight, Wild Things Manny Suárez was an actor.

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Oscar Nunez is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
The Italian Job, The Proposal, Reno 911!: Miami Oscar Nunez, sometimes credited as Oscar Núñez, is a Cuban American actor and comedian. He was a member of The Groundlings and later portrayed Dunder Mifflin's paper supply ...more

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Anthony Correa is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Bad Boys II, Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach, Step Up Revolution Anthony Correa is an actor and a singer-songwriter.

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Roberto 'Sanz' Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
2 Fast 2 Furious, Strange Wilderness, How I Spent My Summer Vacation Roberto 'Sanz' Sanchez is an actor, stunt performer and personal trainer.

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Paquito D'Rivera is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Hilario Duran and His Latin Jazz Big Band: From the Heart, Paquito D'Rivera & Chano Dominguez: Quartier Latin Paquito D'Rivera is a alto saxophonist, clarinetist and soprano saxophonist. The winner of fourteen GRAMMY Awards, he is celebrated both for his artistry in Latin jazz and his achievements as a ...more

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Carlos Leon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
The Big Lebowski, Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies, The Woodsman Carlos Manuel Leon is a Cuban personal trainer, comedian and actor and is most famous for his former relationship with singer Madonna, who gave birth to their daughter, Lourdes Maria Ciccone ...more

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Otto Sirgo is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Por La Libre, Niña Amada Mía, Miércoles Otto Sirgo is an actor.

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Orestes Matacena is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
The Mask, Badge 373, Joshua Tree Orestes Matacena is an actor, screenwriter, film producer, film director, film editor.

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Ángel Salazar is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Scarface, Carlito's Way, Where the Buffalo Roam Ángel Salazar is a Cuban-American comedian and actor. He is known internationally for saying "Sheck it out" before, during, and after jokes. He also co-starred with Tom Hanks in ...more

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Marlene Forte is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Star Trek, Real Women Have Curves, A Haunted House Marlene Forte is an actress.

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Ruben Rabasa is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Jack and Jill, Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach, Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise Ruben Rabasa is an actor.

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Lázaro Pérez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
All Good Things, The Gumball Rally, Slaves of New York Lázaro Pérez is an actor.

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David Norona is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Money for Nothing, Twisted, Though None Go with Me David Norona, is a Cuban American actor, director who has appeared in films, notably in, in many television series, recently and many theatre works. He is co-creator and co-lyricist for Paradise ...more

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Voltaire is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Aurelio Voltaire Hernández and professionally known by the mononym Voltaire, is a Cuban-American dark cabaret musician. His stage name is his given middle name, which he shares with the ...more

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Rita Conde is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Time After Time, Topaz, Ride the Pink Horse Rita Conde was an actress.

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Danay García is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
From Mexico with Love, Peep World, Danika Danay García is a Cuban film and television actress. She played the role of Sofia Lugo in Fox network's drama series, Prison Break.

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Arturo Sandoval is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Apollo at 70: A Hot Night in Harlem, Jam Miami: A Celebration of Latin Jazz, Dizzy Gillespie: Live at the Royal Festival Arturo Sandoval is a Cuban jazz trumpeter, pianist and composer. He was born in Artemisa, Cuba. Sandoval, while still in Cuba, was influenced by jazz legends Charlie Parker, Clifford Brown, and ...more

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Mario Cimarro is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Cuba
Romeo + Juliet, Rockaway, The Cuban Connection Mario Antonio Cimarro Paz is a Cuban-American actor.