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Popular Film Actors from Spain

Updated June 14, 2019 23.0k views1.7k items

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

This list features film actors like Enrique Ávila and Ane Gabarain.

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

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

    A Bullet for the General, Viridiana

    BirthplaceCasavieja, Spain, Ávila, Spain


    José Manuel Martín Pérez is a retired Spanish film and television actor, radio broadcaster,...  more
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    Fernando Fernan Gomez

    All About My Mother, Belle Époque

    BirthplacePeru, Lima

    NationalitySpain, Peru

    Fernando Fernández Gómez (28 August 1921 – 21 November 2007) better known as Fernando...  more
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    Pilar Castro

    Test, Taxi

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain


    Pilar Castro Parrilla is a Spanish actress. She studied drama in Cristina Rota's school and...  more
  • Isabel Rey29

    Isabel Rey

    Juan Diego Florez: Don Pasquale, Mozart: La Finta Giardiniera

    BirthplaceValencia, Spain


    Isabel Rey (born in Valencia) is a Spanish operatic soprano who has performed leading roles in...  more
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    Alejandro Tous

    Goya's Ghosts, The Motionless

    BirthplaceAlicante, Spain


    Alejandro García Tous (born 13 September 1976 in Alicante, Valencia, Spain) is a Spanish...  more
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    Simón Andreu

    The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Die Another Day

    BirthplaceSa Pobla, Spain


    Simón Andreu Trobat (born 1 January 1941) is a Spanish actor. He has appeared in more than 180...  more
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    Plácido Domingo

    Beverly Hills Chihuahua, La Traviata



    José Plácido Domingo Embil (born 21 January 1941) is a Spanish opera singer, conductor and...  more

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    Victor Mosqueira

    Once Upon Another Time, Something To Remember Me By

    BirthplaceA Coruña, Spain


    Victor Mosquiera is an actor....  more
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    Sara García

    The Return of García, The Illiterate One

    BirthplaceOrizaba, Mexico

    NationalitySpain, Mexico

    Sara García Hidalgo (8 September 1895 – 21 November 1980) was a Mexican actress who made her...  more
  • Ángela Molina35

    Ángela Molina

    1492 Conquest of Paradise, Broken Embraces

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain


    Ángela Molina Tejedor (born 5 October 1955) is a Spanish actress, and a daughter of Antonio...  more
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    Francisco Rabal

    Beauty of the Day, Sorcerer

    BirthplaceÁguilas, Spain


    Francisco Rabal Valera (8 March 1926 – 29 August 2001), better known as Paco Rabal, was a...  more
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    Enrique Iglesias

    Desperado, Once Upon a Time in Mexico

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain

    NationalityUnited States of America, Spain

    Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler (born 8 May 1975) is a Spanish singer, songwriter, actor and...  more

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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
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  • Macarena Gómez40

    Macarena Gómez

    Dagon, 20 centímetros

    BirthplaceBujalance, Spain


    Macarena Gómez Traseira (born 2 February 1978) is a Spanish actress, known for her role of...  more
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    Alba Gárate

    Dark Blue Almost Black, Proverbio chino

    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain


    Alba Gárate is an actress, singer-songwriter and musician....  more
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    Marian Rivera

    My Best Friend's Girlfriend, One True Love

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain

    NationalityPhilippines, Spain

    Marian Rivera Gracia-Dantes (Fil) or Marian Gracia Rivera de Dantes (Es) (née Spanish: Marian...  more
  • Elena Anaya43

    Elena Anaya

    Van Helsing, The Skin I Live In

    BirthplacePalencia, Spain


    Elena Anaya Gutiérrez (born 17 July 1975) is a Spanish actress whose career started in 1995....  more
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    Pedro Almodóvar

    Bad Education, Matador

    BirthplaceEurope, Calzada de Calatrava, Castile-La Mancha, Southern Europe, Spain


    Pedro Almodóvar Caballero (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpeðɾo almoˈðoβaɾ kaβaˈʝeɾo]; born 25...  more

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  • Joxean Bengoetxea45

    Joxean Bengoetxea

    The Last Circus, Cell 211

    BirthplaceDonostia / San Sebastián, Spain


    Joxean Bengoetxea is an actor....  more
  • Demián Bichir46

    Demián Bichir

    The Heat, Machete Kills

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico


    Demián Bichir Nájera (Spanish pronunciation: [deˈmjam biˈtʃiɾ ˈnaxeɾa]; born August 1, 1963)...  more

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    Miguel Ríos

    El Gusto es Nuestro, Canciones del Corazon

    BirthplaceGranada, Spain


    Miguel Ríos Campaña (born 7 June 1944, Granada, Spain) is a Spanish singer, composer, actor....  more
  • Aldo Sambrell48

    Aldo Sambrell

    Good, Once Upon a Time in the West

    BirthplaceVallecas, Spain


    Alfredo Sánchez Brell (23 February 1931 – 10 July 2010), known as Aldo Sambrell, was a Spanish...  more
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    Pablo Picasso

    The Testament of Orpheus

    BirthplaceMálaga, Spain


    Pablo Ruiz Picasso (UK: , US: , Spanish: [ˈpaβlo piˈkaso]; 25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was...  more

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    Marisa Paredes

    Life Is Beautiful, The Skin I Live In

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain


    María Luisa Paredes Bartolomé (born 3 April 1946 in Madrid), known professionally as Marisa...  more