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

These film actors, like Maxim Esterkin and Feliks Żukowski include images when available.

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

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

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Elya Baskin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Spider-Man 3, Spider-Man 2, Transformers: Dark of the Moon Ilya Zalmanovich Baskin, known as Elya Baskin, is an American actor.

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Rutanya Alda is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
The Deer Hunter, Rocky II, Mommie Dearest Rutanya Alda is a Latvian-American actress.

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Artūrs Skrastiņš is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Artūrs Skrastiņš Waterbomb for the Fat Tomcat, Defenders of Riga, Dangerous Summer Artūrs Skrastiņš is a Latvian actor. In the theater, since 1996 he has worked for Dailes teātris. He also took part in several films. In 1998 he received Lielais Kristaps for his role in ...more

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Rēzija Kalniņa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Rēzija Kalniņa Good Hands Rēzija Kalniņa is a Latvian actress. In the theater, since 1994, she has worked for Dailes teātris. She has also took part in several films. In 2001, she received Lielais Kristaps for her role ...more

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Sergei Eisenstein is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Battleship Potemkin, Glumov's Diary Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein was a Soviet Russian film director and film theorist, a pioneer in the theory and practice of montage. He is noted in particular for his silent films Strike, ...more

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Rosa von Praunheim is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Eika Katappa, A Virus Knows No Morals, Neurosia: 50 Years of Perversity Rosa von Praunheim, is a German film director, author, painter and gay rights activist. A prolific director, he has made over seventy feature films. He began his career associated to the New ...more

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Ksenia Solo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Black Swan, The Factory, My Louisiana Sky Ksenia Solo is a Latvian-Canadian actress, best known for portraying Tasha on Life Unexpected and Kenzi on Lost Girl.

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Mikhail Baryshnikov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
The Turning Point, White Nights, Company Business Mikhail Nikolayevich Baryshnikov, nicknamed "Misha", is a Russian-American dancer, choreographer, and actor born in the Soviet Union, often cited alongside Vaslav Nijinsky and Rudolf ...more

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Ivan Linow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Fury, Song of the Flame, The Black Room Ivan Linow was an actor.

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Vija Artmane is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Moonzund, Pugachev, Strong with Spirit Alīda "Vija" Artmane was a Latvian theatre and cinema actress.

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Eduard Tisse is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
October: Ten Days That Shook the World Eduard Kazimirovich Tisse was a Soviet cinematographer born to a Swedish father and Russian mother in Liepāja, Courland. He grew up in Liepāja and started his career as a newsreel cameraman ...more

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Andrzej Lapicki is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
The Doll, From a Far Country, Unvanquished City Andrzej Łapicki was a Polish film actor. He appeared in 50 films between 1947 and 1999.

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Mariss Jansons is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Waldbühne Concert: A Night of Dances and Rhapsodies, In Rehearsal With Mariss Jansons, A Night of Encores Mariss Ivars Georgs Jansons is a Latvian conductor, the son of conductor Arvīds Jansons and the singer Iraida Jansons.

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Ivars Kalniņš is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
TASS Is Authorized to Declare..., Do Not Shoot at White Swans, Sofia Kovalevskaya Ivars Kalniņš is a Latvian film and television actor. He graduated in 1974 from the Jāzeps_Vītols Theatre Department of the Latvian Conservatory. He had already started acting however in 1972 at ...more

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Gidon Kremer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Gidon Kremer & Alban Berg: Violin Concerto, David Oistrakh: Artist of the People?, Gidon Kremer: Back to Bach Gidon Kremer is a Latvian classical violinist and conductor.

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Yuli Raizman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Chess Fever Yuli Yakovlevich Raizman was a Soviet Russian film director and screenwriter. His film Private Life was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

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Mischa Maisky is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Martha Argerich & Friends, Antonin: The Dvorak Cycle: Vol. 3, Antonin: The Dvorak Cycle: Vol. 4 Mischa Maisky is a Latvian-born Israeli cellist.

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Aija Terauda is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Spider-Man 3, American Gangster, The Sorcerer's Apprentice Aija Terauda is an actress, model and a film producer.

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Ines Hellendall is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Ines Hellendall Bananas, Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous Ines Hellendall is an actress.

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Wolf Ruvinskis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Neutron vs. the Death Robots, A media luz los tres, Island of Lost Souls Wolf Ruvinskis, born Wolf Ruvinskis Manevics, was a naturalized Mexican actor and Luchador, or professional wrestler. He was married three times, to Beatriz Perez, dancer Armida Herrera and ...more

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Bruno Tyron is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Højt paa en kvist Bruno Tyron was an actor.

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David Agranov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
X-Men: First Class, Salt, Just Married David Agranov is an actor who has appeared in the 2011 film X-Men: First Class.

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Jeffrey Radden is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
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Andris Keišs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Andris Keišs Lonely Island, Defenders of Riga, Return of Sergeant Lapins Andris Keišs is a Latvian actor. In the theatre, he has appeared in several plays of Alvis Hermanis and Māra Ķimele. He has also took part in several films. In 2005 he received the Union of ...more

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Ints Burāns is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Ints Burāns The Arrows of Robin Hood Ints Burāns was an actor.

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Agata Mutsenietse is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Agata Mutsenietse Moya bezumnaya semya Agata Mutsenietse is an actress.

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Guna Zariņa is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Guna Zariņa Return of Sergeant Lapins, Leaving by the Way, Betrayal Guna Zariņa is a Latvian actress. In the theater, she has appeared in several plays of Alvis Hermanis and Māra Ķimele. She has also took part in several films. In 2007 she received the Union of ...more

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Igors Gavon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Igors Gavon Neighbors Igors Gavon is an actor.

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Signe Baumane is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Signe Baumane Teat Beat of Sex, episodes 1, 2 Signe Baumane is a Latvian animator, fine artist, illustrator and writer, currently living and working in New York City. A member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, she was a ...more

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Romualds Ancans is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Romualds Ancans The Child of Man, Limuzīns Jāņu nakts krāsā, Defenders of Riga Romualds Ancans was an actor.

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Mirdza Martinsone is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
The Arrows of Robin Hood Mirdza Martinsone is an actress.

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Regina Razuma is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
The Arrows of Robin Hood Regina Razuma is an actress and a former ballet dancer.

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Paul Butkevich is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Paul Butkevich I Remember Everything, Richard Paul Butkevich actor born in 8 August 1940, Riga, Republic of Latvia. Best known for taking part in ideologically unfit movies Es visu atceros, Ričard and Elpojiet dziļi!, also in movies ...more

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Harijs Liepins is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Harijs Liepins Ohtlikud kurvid, I Remember Everything, Richard Harijs Liepins was an actor.

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Uldis Dumpis is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Uldis Dumpis Limuzīns Jāņu nakts krāsā, Dangerous Summer, Faktas Uldis Dumpis is an actor.

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Aleksandrs Petukhovs is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Aleksandrs Petukhovs Inglourious Basterds, A Very Long Engagement Aleksandrs Petukhovs is an actor.

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Feliks Żukowski is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Cellulose Feliks Żukowski was a Polish actor and theatre director. He worked in theatres in Warsaw, Vilnius, Lublin, Częstochowa and Łódź. Feliks was a manager of Stefan Jaracz Teatr in Olsztyn. He ...more

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Lya Mara is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Lya Mara Mein Herz ist eine Jazzband, The Beautiful Blue Danube, The Bohemian Dancer Lya Mara was one of the biggest stars of the German silent cinema. Lya Mara was born Aleksandra Gudowicz in a Polish family in Riga, Livonia. As a young girl she wanted to become a chemist, as ...more

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Eduards Pāvuls is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Eduards Pāvuls Dangerous Summer, I Remember Everything, Richard Eduards Pāvuls is an actor.

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Emilia Unda is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Emilia Unda Girls in Uniform, Man by the Roadside, The Scoundrel Emilia Unda was an actress.

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Antra Liedskalnina is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Antra Liedskalnina I Remember Everything, Richard, Pohádka o Malíckovi Antra Liedskalnina is an Actress.

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Jānis Paukštello is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Jānis Paukštello The Child of Man, Waterbomb for the Fat Tomcat, Leaving by the Way Jānis Paukštello is a Latvian actor. In the theater, since the 1970s he has worked for Dailes teātris. He has also took part in several films.

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Arnis Licitis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Arnis Licitis Faktas, Velvet Revolution Arnis Licitis is an actor.

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Nathaniel Sack is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Nathaniel Sack The Social Secretary, The Man from Mexico Nathaniel Sack was an actor.

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Elita Kļaviņa is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Elita Kļaviņa Defenders of Riga, The Dark Deer, Leaving by the Way Elita Kļaviņa is a Latvian actress and a former journalist. In the theater she has worked for Jaunais Rīgas Teātris. She has also took part in several films.

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Kristīne Nevarauska is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Hong Kong Confidential, Handful of Bullets, Leaving by the Way Kristīne Nevarauska is a Latvian actress. In the theater, since 2005, she has worked for Dailes teātris, but between 2001 and 2005 she worked for Valmieras Drāmas teātris. She has also took part ...more

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Varis Krumins is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Varis Krumins I Remember Everything, Richard Varis Krumins was a Film Director, Screwenwriter and an Actor.

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Maxim Esterkin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Bunraku, Violent Blue, The Land of the Astronauts Maxim Esterkin is an actor and a film producer.

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Ines Misan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Ines Misan Inside the Goldmine Ines Misan is an actress.

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Ģirts Ķesteris is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Latvia
Ģirts Ķesteris Defenders of Riga, Dream Team 1935 Girts Kesteris is an actor.