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

This list includes Diana Laura, Mariselle Morales and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Puerto Rican actors?" and "Which movies stars are from Puerto Rico?"

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

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Luis Guzmán is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Boogie Nights, Magnolia, Carlito's Way Luis Guzmán is a Puerto Rican actor, who is known for his character work. For much of Guzmán's career, he has played character roles largely as sidekicks, thugs, or policemen. He ...more

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Benicio del Toro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
The Usual Suspects, Sin City, Guardians of the Galaxy Benicio Monserrate Rafael Del Toro Sánchez, better known as Benicio Del Toro, is a Puerto Rican actor, film producer and film director. He won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a ...more

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José Ferrer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Lawrence of Arabia, Dune, The Greatest Story Ever Told José Vicente Ferrer de Otero y Cintrón, best known as José Ferrer, was a Puerto Rican actor, theater, and film director. He was the first Puerto Rican actor, as well as the ...more

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Roselyn Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Rush Hour, Rush Hour 2, Act of Valor Roselyn Sánchez is a Puerto Rican singer-songwriter, model, actress, producer and writer. She is best known for her roles as FBI agent Elena Delgado in the CBS police procedural Without a ...more

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Paul Calderon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Pulp Fiction, The Firm, Out of Sight Paul Calderón is a Puerto Rican-American actor. He is a founding member of the Touchstone Theatre, the American Folk Theatre and the LAByrinth Theater Company. He is also a member of the ...more

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Cheka is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Reggaeton Super Videos, Ultimate Reggaeton Collection Vol. 2, Reggaeton Videos on Fire Cheka is a reggaeton artist from Guayama, Puerto Rico. He was born in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, New York, where he lived 10 years until moving to Puerto Rico. In the island he started singing ...more

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Raúl Juliá is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
The Addams Family, Addams Family Values, The Panic in Needle Park Raúl Rafael Juliá y Arcelay was a Puerto Rican actor. Born in San Juan, he gained interest in acting while still in school. Upon completing his studies, Juliá decided to ...more

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Ricky Martin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Idle Hands, Most Famous Hits: Ricky Martin - Live in Spain, Mas Que Alcanzar una estrella Enrique Martín Morales, commonly known as Ricky Martin, is a Puerto Rican singer, actor, and author. Martin began his career at age twelve with the all-boy pop group Menudo. After five ...more

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Rita Moreno is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
West Side Story, Singin' in the Rain, The King and I Rita Dolores Moreno is a Puerto Rican actress and singer. She is the only Hispanic and one of the few performers to have won all four major annual American entertainment awards, which include an ...more

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David Zayas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
The Expendables, Michael Clayton, Bringing Out the Dead David Zayas is a Puerto Rican-American actor. He is most known for his roles as Angel Batista on Showtime's series Dexter, the cop at the poker game in the movie Rounders, Enrique Morales on the ...more

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Johnathan Dwayne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Johnathan Dwayne Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie, Outside the Law, Victoria: En Búsqueda de la Felicidad Johnatan Dwayne is a musician, composer, and artist who introduced the musical concept of art rock into Puerto Rico.

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Ramón Franco is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Resident Evil: Extinction, Heartbreak Ridge, The Perfect Game Ramón Luis Franco is a film and television actor. He was born in Caguas, Puerto Rico and resides in Los Angeles. Franco is most well known for his role in the Vietnam Series Tour of Duty ...more

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Amaury Nolasco is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Transformers, 2 Fast 2 Furious, A Good Day to Die Hard Amaury Nolasco Garrido is a Puerto Rican-American actor, best known for the role of Fernando Sucre on the Fox television series Prison Break, and for his role in Transformers.

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Henry Darrow is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
The Hitcher, Maverick, Losin' It Henry Darrow is a prolific Puerto Rican-American character actor of stage and film. Darrow is probably best remembered for his role as Manolito Montoya on the 1960s television series The High ...more

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Armando Riesco is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
National Treasure, Garden State, Fever Pitch Armando Riesco is a Puerto Rican film and television actor and voice artist.

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Don Omar is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Fast Five, Fast & Furious, Los Bandoleros Don Omar is a Puerto Rican reggaeton singer, songwriter, recording artist and actor. He is sometimes referred to by his nickname El Rey.

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Alec Martinez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Lucas Collection 3, Falcon Studios 35th Anniversary Limited Edition, Shock: Part 1

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Ismael 'East' Carlo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Patch Adams, Eraser, The Perfect Game Ismael 'East' Carlo is a Puerto Rican actor, sometimes credited as East Carlo, Ismael East Carlo or Ismael Carlo.

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Bruce Gray is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Starship Troopers, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Evan Almighty Bruce Gray is a Puerto Rican-born Canadian actor.

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Franky G is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
The Italian Job, Saw II, Saw III Franky G, is an American film and television actor. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Xavier in Saw II and Wrench in the 2003 remake of The Italian Job as well as other various roles ...more

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Ramón Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Battle: Los Angeles, The Taking of Pelham 123 Ramón Rodríguez is a Puerto Rican-American actor known for his recurring roles in the television series The Wire and Day Break. He appeared in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen ...more

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Axel Anderson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Bananas, Battle of the Bulge, The Reaping Axel Anderson was an actor, television producer, host in his adopted homeland Puerto Rico.

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Gina Lynn is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Analyze That, Mancation, Strap-on Sally 20 Gina Lynn is an American former pornographic actress. She was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame in 2010 and is the Penthouse magazine Penthouse Pet for April 2012.

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Ivonne Coll is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
The Godfather Part II, Lean on Me, In Too Deep Ivonne Coll is a former Miss Puerto Rico turned actress who played the role of "Yolanda" in the movie The Godfather, Part II and the role of "Mrs. Santos" in the movie Lean

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Juano Hernández is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Kiss Me Deadly, Sergeant Rutledge, They call me MISTER Tibbs Juano Hernández was an actor.

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Carlos Ponce is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Rio, Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure, Just My Luck Carlos Ponce is a Puerto Rican actor, singer, composer and television personality. Ponce began his acting career by participating in Spanish language soap operas for Televisa and Telemundo. ...more

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Dee is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Coming to Beverly Hills, World's Luckiest Black Man, LA Meat Dee is the stage name for a Puerto Rican pornographic actress, director and nude model.

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Luis Miguel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Fiebre de Amor, Siempre en Domingo, Luis Miguel: Vivo Luis Miguel Gallego Basteri, known professionally as Luis Miguel, is a Mexican singer. An icon in Latin America, he is often referred to as El Sol de México, and he's one of the most ...more

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José Feliciano is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Fargo, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Aaron Loves Angela José Montserrate Feliciano García, better known simply as "José Feliciano," is a Puerto Rican virtuoso guitarist, singer, and composer known for many international ...more

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Renoly Santiago is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Con Air, Dangerous Minds, Hackers Renoly Santiago is a Puerto Rican actor, singer and writer known for his appearances in films such as Dangerous Minds, Hackers and Con Air, and in television series such as Touched by an Angel ...more

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Tego Calderón is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Fast Five, Fast & Furious, Illegal Tender Tegui Calderón Rosario is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter and actor.

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Miriam Colon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Scarface, Goal!, All the Pretty Horses Míriam Colón is a Puerto Rican actress. She is the founder and director of the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater in New York City.

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Daddy Yankee is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Straight from the Barrio, Las Guanábanas, Vampiros Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez, known by his stage name Daddy Yankee, is a Puerto Rican reggaeton singer, songwriter, producer and actor. Ayala was born in Río Piedras, San ...more

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Alberto Morin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Casablanca, Gone with the Wind, An Affair to Remember Alberto Morin was an actor.

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Nydia Rodriguez Terracina is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
The Dark Knight, Backdraft, The Break-Up Nydia Rodriguez Terracina is an actress.

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Jacobo Morales is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Bananas, Up the Sandbox, Angelito Mio Jacobo Morales is an auteur, whom many consider to be the most influential film director in Puerto Rico's history.

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Marisé Alvarez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie, The Caller, America Marisé Alvarez is an actress.

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Wilmer Calderon is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Cursed, Fast & Furious, Unknown Wilmer Calderon is an actor.

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Draco Rosa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Salsa, Real Men Don't Eat Gummi Bears, Draco: Al Natural: Live Draco Cornelius Rosa Suárez, also known as Robi Draco Rosa, Draco Rosa or simply Draco, is a multiple-time Grammy and Latin Grammy winning American-born Puerto Rican musician, ...more

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Miguel Arteta is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
In Good Company Miguel Arteta is a Puerto Rican director of film and television, known for his independent film Chuck & Buck, for which he received the Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award, and for the ...more

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Daniel Lugo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Envy, Deception, La Gran Fiesta Daniel Lugo born July 30, 1945, in Caguas, Puerto Rico. is a Puerto Rican actor. He has played several prominent parts in telenovelas such as Prisionera, La Hija del Mariachi, El Rostro de ...more

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Alex Colon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
The Hospital, Invasion U.S.A., Deal of the Century Alex Colon was an actor.

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Ramiro Delgado Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
The Rum Diary, Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie, The Losers Ramiro Delgado Ruiz is an actor.

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Diego De LaHoya is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Side Effects, BuckleRoos: Part I, The Chest

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Justino Díaz is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Otello, Callas Forever, La pietra del paragone Justino Díaz is a Puerto Rican operatic bass-baritone. In 1963, Díaz won an annual contest held at the Metropolitan Opera of New York, becoming the first Puerto Rican to obtain ...more

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Jerry Rivera is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
I Like It Like That, Salsas Pegaditas en Video, Megaconcierto: Live at Madison Square Garden Jerry Rivera is a Grammy Award and Latin Grammy Award-nominated Puerto Rican salsa singer.

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Lymari Nadal is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
American Gangster, Battlestar Galactica: The Plan, America Lymari Nadal Torres is a Puerto Rican actress, film producer and scriptwriter. She has performed different roles in several films including American Gangster and Battlestar Galactica: The Plan. ...more

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Chayanne is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Dance with Me, Conexión Caribe, Linda Sara Elmer Figueroa Arce, better known under the stage name Chayanne, is a Puerto Rican Latin pop singer, actor and composer. As a solo artist, Chayanne has released 21 solo albums and sold over 30 ...more

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Frosty Freeze is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Flashdance Wayne Frost is an actor.

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Crazy Legs is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Puerto Rico
Flashdance, The Freshest Kids: A History of the B-Boy, Hip Hop Shop Richard Colón better known by his stage name Crazy Legs is a b-boy from the Bronx New York City, USA. He featured in the earliest stories on hip hop dancing to appear in mainstream press, ...more