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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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Penélope Cruz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Vanilla Sky, Blow Penélope Cruz Sánchez is a Spanish actress and model. Signed by an agent at age 15, she made her acting debut at 16 on television and her feature film debut the following year in ...more

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Antonio Banderas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Shrek 2, Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles, Philadelphia José Antonio Domínguez Banderas, better known as Antonio Banderas, is a Spanish actor, director, and producer. He began his acting career with a series of films by director Pedro ...more

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Benicio del Toro is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
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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Mario Casas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Summer Rain, Unit 7, Neon Flesh Mario Casas Sierra is a Spanish actor. He is probably best known for his performances in television series Paco's Men and The Boat, as well as in films Summer Rain, Three Steps Above Heaven and ...more

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Martin Garralaga is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Casablanca, Lonely Are the Brave, Going My Way Martín Garralaga was a film and television actor who portrayed more than two hundred roles in film and television. He is probably best known for his portrayal as "Pancho" in the ...more

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Rebeca Linares is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
30 Rock: A XXX Parody, Jesse Jane: Fuck Fantasy, Boot Camp: Sex Survival Weekend Rebeca Linares is the stage name of a Spanish pornographic actress and Penthouse Pet. Although born in San Sebastián, Vascongadas region, Spain, she has lived for many years in Barcelona. ...more

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Paz Vega is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, Spanglish, Talk to Her María Paz Campos Trigo, better known as Paz Vega, is a Spanish actress.

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Fernando Rey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
The French Connection, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, Chimes at Midnight Fernando Casado Arambillet, best known as Fernando Rey, was a Spanish film, theatre, and TV actor, who worked in both Europe and the United States. A suave, international actor best known for ...more

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Carmen G. Cervera is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Missile X: The Neutron Bomb Incident Carmen G. Cervera is an actress.

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Javier Bardem is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
No Country for Old Men, Skyfall, Collateral Javier Ángel Encinas Bardem is a Spanish actor. In 2007, he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as psychopathic assassin Anton Chigurh in No Country for Old Men. ...more

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Ramon Fernandez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
The Visitor, No Reservations, Taxi Ramon Fernandez is an actor.

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Vincent Pérez is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Cyrano de Bergerac, La Reine Margot, The Crow: City of Angels Vincent Pérez is a Swiss actor, director and photographer. He is best known internationally for playing the title character Ashe Corven in The Crow: City of Angels, and for starring in ...more

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Lolita Flores is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Lolita Flores Rancour, El libro de las aguas Lolita Flores is a Spanish actress and singer. She is the daughter of Lola Flores and Antonio González, sister of Antonio Flores and Rosario Flores. She was married to Guillermo Furiase ...more

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Nacho Pérez de la Paz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Nacho Pérez de la Paz Bad Education, My Life in Ruins, Alatriste Nacho Pérez de la Paz is a film director, screenwriter and actor.

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Antón Reixa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Once Upon Another Time Antón Reixa is a film producer and an actor.

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Jordi Mollà is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Blow, Bad Boys II, Riddick Jordi Mollà i Perales is a Spanish actor, filmmaker, writer, and artist. Mollà's artwork is represented in the Carmen De la Guerra Gallery in Madrid, Picasso Mio Gallery in Madrid ...more

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Daniel Brühl is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Inglourious Basterds, The Bourne Ultimatum, Good bye Daniel César Martín Brühl González Domingo, known simply as Daniel Brühl, is a Spanish-German actor. He began his work at a young age in a German soap opera called ...more

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Antonio Ferrandis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Begin the Beguine, Miracle of Marcelino, Tristana Antonio Ferrandis Monrabal was a Spanish actor, remembered especially for his character Chanquete.

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Louis de Funès is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Don't Look Now... We're Being Shot At!, Queen Margot, The Long Teeth Louis de Funès, born Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza, was a popular French actor of Spanish origin and one of the giants of French comedy alongside André Bourvil and ...more

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Lola Flores is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Lola Flores Morena Clara, Sevillanas, Tú y las nubes María Dolores "Lola" Flores Ruiz was a Spanish singer, dancer, and actress.

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Reine Louis Laforgue is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Reine Louis Laforgue The Lovers of Teruel Reine Louis Laforgue is a music composer

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Jesús Franco is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Venus in Furs, Bloody Moon, Female Vampire Jesús "Jess" Franco was a Spanish film director, writer, composer, cinematographer and actor. Franco started out in 1954 as an assistant director in the Spanish film industry, ...more

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Pilar Velázquez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Pilar Velázquez The Forgotten Pistolero, Churchill's Leopards, Naked Girl Killed in the Park Pilar Velázquez is an actress.

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Ramon Novarro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Ben-Hur, Mata Hari Jose Ramón Gil Samaniego, best known as Ramón Novarro, was a Mexican film, stage and television actor who began his career as a leading man in silent films in 1917. Novarro was ...more

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George Martin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
George Martin License to Kill, A Pistol for Ringo, The Return of Ringo George Martin is a Spanish film actor. He is known as a frequent star in the Italian Los Tres Supermen series and for numerous parts in Spaghetti Westerns and Italian exploitation films.

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Carmen Maura is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Volver, Tetro, Women on the Edge of a Nervous Breakdown Carmen García Maura is a Spanish actress. In a career that has spanned six decades, Maura is best known for her collaborations with noted Spanish film directors Pedro Almodóvar and

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José Manuel Martín is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
A Bullet for the General, Viridiana, A Pistol for Ringo José Manuel Martín Pérez is a retired Spanish film and television actor, radio broadcaster, and screenwriter. He was a popular character actor in Spanish cinema during the ...more

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Fernando Fernan Gomez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
All About My Mother, Belle Époque, The Spirit of the Beehive Fernando Fernán-Gómez was a Spanish actor, screenwriter, film director, theater director and member of the Royal Spanish Academy for seven years. He was born in Lima, Peru while ...more

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Pilar Castro is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Pilar Castro Test, Taxi, Second Skin Pilar Castro Parrilla is a Spanish actress. She studied drama in Cristina Rota's school and became well-known with Spanish TV series.

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Isabel Rey is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Juan Diego Florez: Don Pasquale, Mozart: La Finta Giardiniera Isabel Rey is a Spanish operatic soprano who has performed leading roles in the opera houses of Europe and appears on many recordings.

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Alejandro Tous is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Alejandro Tous Goya's Ghosts, The Motionless, Spinnin' Alejandro Tous is a film actor.

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Bibian Norai is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Bibian Norai Secrets de Famille Bibian Norai is a Spanish pornographic actress. She won FICEB Ninfa Awards for Best Spanish Actress in 2003 and Best Director in 2004.

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Simón Andreu is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Die Another Day, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason Simón Andreu Trobat is a Spanish actor. He has appeared in more than 135 films since 1961.

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Plácido Domingo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Beverly Hills Chihuahua, La Traviata, Otello José Plácido Domingo Embil, known as Plácido Domingo, is a Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator. As of the end of 2013, he has sung 144 different roles. One of ...more

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Victor Mosqueira is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Once Upon Another Time, Something To Remember Me By, The Promise Victor Mosquiera is an actor.

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Sara García is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
The Return of García, The Illiterate One, El capitán aventurero Sara García was a Mexican actress who made her biggest mark during the "Golden Age of Mexican cinema". During the 1940s and 1950s, she often played the part of a no-nonsense but ...more

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Ángela Molina is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
1492 Conquest of Paradise, Broken Embraces, That Obscure Object of Desire Ángela Molina Tejedor is a Spanish actress, and a daughter of Antonio Molina, Spanish singer and actor.

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Francisco Rabal is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Beauty of the Day, Sorcerer, Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Francisco Rabal, perhaps better known as Paco Rabal, was a Spanish actor born in Águilas, a small town in the province of Murcia, Spain.

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Enrique Iglesias is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Desperado, Once Upon a Time in Mexico Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler, simply known as Enrique Iglesias is a Spanish singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. Iglesias started his career in the mid-1990s on an American ...more

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Ernesto Alterio is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
The Other Side of the Bed, The Method, Soccer Days Ernesto Alterio is an Argentine-born Spanish film and television actor, son of Héctor Alterio and brother of Malena Alterio. He has starred in the TV cult mini-series Vientos del agua ...more

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Víctor García is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Víctor García is a film director.

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Macarena Gómez is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Macarena Gómez Dagon, 20 centímetros, El Calentito Macarena Gómez Traseira is a Spanish actress, known for her role of Lola in the current television series La que se avecina, aired on Telecinco. She is also known for her portrayal of ...more

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Alba Gárate is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Dark Blue Almost Black, Proverbio chino Alba Gárate is an actress, singer-songwriter and musician.

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Marian Rivera is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
My Best Friend's Girlfriend, One True Love, Shake Marian Rivera Gracia-Dantes, is a Spanish-born Filipina commercial model and actress. She is known for her roles in Marimar, Dyesebel, Amaya and Temptation of Wife. As a recording artist, Rivera ...more

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Elena Anaya is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Van Helsing, The Skin I Live In, Talk to Her Elena Anaya Gutiérrez is a Spanish actress whose career dates back to 1995. She starred alongside Antonio Banderas in Pedro Almodóvar's The Skin I Live In.

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Pedro Almodóvar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Bad Education, Matador, Arrebato Pedro Almodóvar Caballero is a Spanish film director, screenwriter, producer and former actor. He came to prominence as a director and screenwriter during La Movida Madrileña, a ...more

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Joxean Bengoetxea is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
The Last Circus, Cell 211, Ander Joxean Bengoetxea is an actor.

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Demián Bichir is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
The Heat, Machete Kills, Savages Demián Bichir Nájera is a Mexican actor, from a well-known family of Mexican actors, the Bichir family, which include his parents Alejandro Bichir and Maricruz Nájera and ...more

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Miguel Ríos is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
El Gusto es Nuestro, Canciones del Corazon Miguel Ríos is a Spanish singer, composer, actor. He is one of the pioneers of rock and roll in Spain.

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Aldo Sambrell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Popular Film Actors from Spain
Good, Once Upon a Time in the West, Doctor Zhivago Alfredo Sánchez Brell, known as Aldo Sambrell, was a Spanish actor, director and producer who appeared in over 150 films between 1961 and 1996. He was best known in the world of cinema ...more