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Famous Film Actors From Panama City

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Panama City, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Panama City, as in some cases Panama City may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Panama City then your city's claim to fame might be that the actors and actresses listed below are from there as well. There may be a lot of famous athletes, musicians and other famous people that were born in Panama City, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

List ranges from Jordana Brewster to Mariano Rivera, plus much more.

This list answers the questions, "Which actors are from Panama City?" and "Which famous actors were born in Panama City?"
  • 1

    Ana Orillac

    Ana Cecilia "Chia" Orillac Arías, (born March 1, 1970 in Ciudad de Panamá (Panamá), is a...  more
  • 2

    Brian Degan Scott

    Age: 59

    Films Acted InKiller Klowns from Outer Space

    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Panama City

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Brian Degan Scott is an actor, film editor and producer....
  • Carlos Carrasco3

    Films Acted InSpeed, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, The Fisher King, Crocodile Dundee II, Parker

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama


    Carlos Carrasco (born April 5, 1948) is an American actor who has appeared in film, television...  more
  • Carlos Fuentes4

    Carlos Fuentes

    Dec. at 84 (1928-2012)

    Films Acted InEscape

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama


    ChildrenCarlos Fuentes Lemus, Natasha Fuentes Lemus, Cecilia Fuentes Macedo

    Carlos Fuentes Macías (; Spanish: [ˈkaɾlos ˈfwentes] (listen); November 11, 1928 – May 15,...  more

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  • Carrie Henn5

    Carrie Henn

    Age: 43

    Films Acted InAliens

    BirthplacePanama City, Florida, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Caroline Marie "Carrie" Henn is a former child actor. Henn's only role was as "Newt" in the...  more


    #8 of 9 9 Horror Movie Kids Who Had A Blast Playing Creepy And Tormented Characters#7 of 15 Child Actors Who Went On To Have Successful Non-Acting Careers

  • Dan Peek6

    Dan Peek

    Dec. at 61 (1950-2011)

    Films Acted InAmerica: Live

    BirthplaceBay County, Florida, Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Daniel Milton Peek (1 November 1950 – 24 July 2011) was an American musician best known as a...  more

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    #128 of 162 1970s Christian Pop Artists#20 of 52 The Best Country Singers From Florida

  • Daphne Rubin-Vega7

    Films Acted InWild Things, Sex and the City, Flawless, Justice, Jack Goes Boating

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama



    ParentsJose Mercedes Vega, Daphine Vega

    ChildrenLuca Ariel Constanzo

    Daphne Rubin-Vega (born November 18, 1969) is a Panamanian-American dancer, singer-songwriter,...  more
  • Rubén Blades8

    Films Acted InPredator 2, Once Upon a Time in Mexico, Mo' Better Blues, Safe House, Color of Night

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama


    ParentsRuben Dario Blades, Sr., Anoland Diaz

    Rubén Blades Bellido de Luna (born July 16, 1948), known professionally as Rubén Blades...  more
  • 9

    Films Acted InLimitless, Burn After Reading, State of Play, A Little Closer

    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Panama City

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Douglas Nelson is an actor....  more
  • Soledad St. Hilaire10

    Films Acted InOcean's Thirteen, Bobby, Dirty, ESL: English as a Second Language, Crazy/Beautiful

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama



    ChildrenSabella St. Hilaire

    Soledad St. Hilaire is a Panamanian actress and real estate broker....  more
  • 11

    Frances Helm

    Dec. at 80 (1926-2006)

    Films Acted InShakedown, A Little Sex, Electric Moon

    BirthplaceUSA, Florida, Panama City

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Frances Helm was an actress....  more
  • Henry Jaderlund12

    Henry Jaderlund

    Age: 36

    Films Acted InGlory Road, Evan Almighty, The New World, Just My Luck, The Dukes of Hazzard

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama


    Henry Jaderlund is an actor and film casting director....
  • Jordana Brewster13

    Films Acted InThe Fast and the Furious, Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6, The Faculty, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama

    NationalityPanama, United States of America


    ParentsMaria João, Alden Brewster

    ChildrenJulian Form-Brewster

    Jordana Brewster (born April 26, 1980) is an American actress and model. She made her acting...  more

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    #256 of 349 The Best American Actresses Working Today#59 of 100 The Best Hispanic & Latina Actresses

  • 14

    Films Acted InEl lenguaje de los machetes

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama

    José Prado Macías Salazar (born January 25, 1972) is a retired utility man who played in...  more
  • Lori Heuring15

    Films Acted InMulholland Drive, Just Go With It, Anger Management, Prom Night, The In Crowd

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama

    NationalityUnited States of America


    Lori Ann Heuring (born April 6, 1973) is a Panamanian-born American film and television...  more
  • Mariano Rivera16

    Films Acted InYankeeography: Vol. 2

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama



    ParentsMariano Riviera Sr., Delia Rivera

    ChildrenMariano Rivera Jr, Jaziel Rivera, Jafet Rivera

    Mariano Rivera (born November 29, 1969) is a Panamanian-American former professional baseball...  more

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  • 17

    Max McLean

    Age: 62

    Films Acted InGenesis with Max McLean, Mark's Gospel as Told by Max McLean

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama

    Max McLean is the founder and artistic director of Fellowship for Performing Arts, a New York...  more
  • Miguel Bosé18

    Films Acted InSuspiria, La Reine Margot, High Heels, The Knight of the Dragon, Retrato de Familia

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama

    NationalityColombia, Italy, Spain


    ParentsLucia Bosè, Luis Miguel Dominguín

    ChildrenDiego Bosé, Tadeo Bosé, Ivo Bosé, Telmo Bosé

    Luis Miguel González Bosé (born April 3, 1956), usually known as Miguel Bosé, is a ...  more
  • 19

    Robert Malone Barnes

    Age: 64

    Films Acted InLove Ranch

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Robert Malone Barnes is an actor...
  • Roberto Durán20

    Films Acted InRocky II, Harlem Nights

    BirthplacePanama, Guararé



    ParentsClara Samaniego, Margarito Durán Sanchez

    Roberto Durán Samaniego (born June 16, 1951) is a Panamanian former professional boxer who...  more

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    #13 of 178 The Best Boxers of All Time#9 of 72 The Best Middleweight Boxers of All Time

  • 21

    Tiger Mendez

    Age: 48

    Films Acted InMan on the Moon, XXX: State of the Union, The Million Dollar Hotel

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama


    Tiger Mendez is an actor....