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Popular Film Actors from Uruguay

Updated June 14, 2019 6.9k views51 items

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

List is made up of film actors like Fernando Sur and Berugo Carámbula.

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

You can click on the names of these legendary movie stars of Uruguay in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Uruguayan film actors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.
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  • Natalia Oreiro1

    Natalia Oreiro

    Clandestine Childhood, Cleopatra

    BirthplaceDVD Region 4, South America, Montevideo Department, Uruguay, Montevideo

    NationalityUruguay

    ChildrenMerlín Atahualpa Mollo

    Natalia Marisa Oreiro Iglesias (Spanish pronunciation: [naˈtalja oˈɾejɾo]; born 19 May 1977)... more on Wikipedia
  • Bárbara Mori2

    Bárbara Mori

    Kites, Ugly Me

    BirthplaceUruguay, Montevideo

    NationalityUruguay, Mexico

    ChildrenSergio Mayer Bretón, Jr.

    Bárbara Mori Ochoa (born 2 February 1978) is an Uruguayan-born Mexican actress, model,... more on Wikipedia
  • Daniel Hendler3

    Daniel Hendler

    Waiting for the Messiah, Whisky

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    ChildrenRaimundo Hendler, Helena Hendler

    Daniel Hendler (born 3 January 1976) is a Uruguayan film, television, and theatre actor who... more on Wikipedia
  • Luca Barbareschi4

    Luca Barbareschi

    Cannibal Holocaust, The International

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityItaly, Uruguay

    ChildrenBeatrice Barbareschi, Maddalena Barbareschi, Angelica Barbareschi, Eleonora Barbareschi, Francesco Daverio Barbareschi

    Luca Barbareschi (born 28 July 1956 in Montevideo) is an Italian-Uruguayan actor, television... more on Wikipedia
  • 5

    Carlos Casaravilla

    Commando, Death of a Cyclist

    BirthplaceUruguay, Montevideo

    NationalityUruguay

    Carlos Casaravilla (12 October 1900 – 17 February 1981) was an Uruguayan actor. He appeared in... more on Wikipedia
  • China Zorrilla6

    China Zorrilla

    Elsa & Fred, Kisses On the Forehead

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityArgentina, Uruguay

    China Zorrilla (Spanish: [ˈtʃina soˈriʝa]; born Concepción Matilde Zorrilla de San Martín... more on Wikipedia
  • Nelson Landrieu7

    Nelson Landrieu

    The Interpreter, Uncertainty

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Nelson Landrieu is a film actor.
  • 8

    George Hilton

    Any Gun Can Play, Massacre Time

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    George Hilton, born Jorge Hill Acosta y Lara (July 16, 1934 – July 28, 2019), was a Uruguayan... more on Wikipedia
  • 9

    César Troncoso

    XXY, Matar a todos

    BirthplaceUruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    César Troncoso is an actor.
  • Gustavo Rojo10

    Gustavo Rojo

    The Valley of Gwangi, Alexander the Great

    BirthplaceUruguay, Montevideo

    NationalityUruguay

    ChildrenAna Patricia Rojo

    Gustavo Rojo (5 September 1923 – 22 April 2017) was a Uruguayan film actor and producer. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Jorge Drexler11

    Jorge Drexler

    All In, Jorge Drexler: Eco2

    BirthplaceUruguay, Montevideo

    NationalityUruguay

    ChildrenLea Drexler, Pablo Drexler, Luca Drexler

    Jorge Abner Drexler Prada (born September 21, 1964) is a Uruguayan musician, actor and doctor... more on Wikipedia
  • Elli Medeiros12

    Elli Medeiros

    Venus Beauty Institute, The Island

    BirthplaceUruguay, Montevideo

    NationalityFrance, Uruguay

    ChildrenCalypso Medeiros, Pumita Matta, Anton Medeiros, César Matta

    Elli Medeiros (born 18 January 1956) is a singer and actress.
  • Santiago Gómez Cou13

    Santiago Gómez Cou

    The Grandfather, Melgarejo

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Santiago Gómez Cousillas (September 26, 1903 in Montevideo, Uruguay – March 24, 1984 in Buenos... more on Wikipedia
  • 14

    Isabel Pisano

    Fellini's Casanova, Bilbao

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Isabel Pisano (Montevideo, 1944) is a Uruguayan actress and journalist that has lived in... more on Wikipedia
  • 15

    Margot Cottens

    Amor a la española, Canción de Juventud

    BirthplaceUruguay, Montevideo

    NationalityUruguay

    Margot Cottens was an Uruguayan actress.
  • 16

    Enrique Almada

    So Feared a Hell

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Enrique Almada was an actor and comedian.
  • 17

    Roberto Fugazot

    Ya tiene comisario el pueblo, Los Isleros

    BirthplaceUruguay, Montevideo

    NationalityUruguay

    Roberto Fugazot was an actor.
  • 18

    Mario Gas

    Beloved/Friend, Bilbao

    BirthplaceUruguay, Montevideo

    NationalityUruguay

    ChildrenOrestes Gas, Miranda Gas

    Mario Gas Cabré is a Spanish actor and director. and winner of a Goya Award. Born in... more on Wikipedia
  • 19

    Walter Vidarte

    Akelarre, Outrage!

    BirthplaceUruguay, Montevideo

    NationalityUruguay

    Walter Vidarte (18 July 1931 – 29 October 2011) was a Uruguayan actor.
  • 20

    Jesús Pampín

    The Marihuana Story, La Parda Flora

    BirthplaceUruguay, Montevideo

    NationalityUruguay

    Jesús Pampín was an actor.
  • 21

    Gabriela Toscano

    Thursday's Widows, Sur

    BirthplaceUruguay, Montevideo

    NationalityUruguay

    ChildrenBruno Rivas

    Gabriela Toscano is an actress.
  • 22

    BirthplaceUruguay, Montevideo

    NationalityArgentina, Uruguay

    ChildrenAndrea Tenuta

    Adela Gleijer is an actress.
  • 23

    Oscar Rodríguez

    Lone Star State of Mind

    BirthplaceUruguay, Montevideo

    NationalityUruguay

    Oscar Rodríguez is an actor, director and cinematographer.
  • 24

    Frank Rodriguez

    Baby Mama, Where God Left His Shoes

    BirthplaceUruguay, Montevideo

    NationalityUruguay

    Frank Rodriguez is an actor.
  • 25

    Giancarlo Valentino

    Skeleton Man, Pit Fighter

    BirthplaceUruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Giancarlo Valentino is an actor.