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Popular Film Actors from Spain

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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.