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Famous Film Actors From Panama

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List of famous movie actors & actresses who were born in Panama, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Some of these celebrities weren't necessarily born in Panama, as in some cases Panama may only be their hometown and not necessarily their birthplace. If you're from Panama 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, but this list highlights only names of actors and actresses.

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

    Alvin Powell

    Age: 61

    Films Acted InLucky Number Slevin, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde



    Alvin Powell is an actor....  more
  • 2

    Ana Orillac

    Ana Cecilia "Chia" Orillac Arías, (born March 1, 1970 in Ciudad de Panamá (Panamá), is a Panamanian beauty pageant contestant winner of the Señorita Panamá 1991 title. Also represented Panama in Miss...  more
  • 3

    Barbara Drew

    Dec. at 85 (1916-2001)

    Films Acted InStep Down to Terror

    BirthplacePanama Canal Zone, Panama


    Barbara Drew was an actor....  more
  • 4

    Films Acted InGil Evans and His Orchestra, Fania All Stars: Salsa!, Super Drumming: Vol. 1, World of Rhythm: Live, Billy Cobham's Glass Menagerie


    NationalityUnited States of America

    William Emanuel Cobham Jr. (born May 16, 1944) is a Panamanian-American jazz drummer who came to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s with trumpeter Miles Davis and then with the Mahavishnu...  more

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  • 5

    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 and video games....  more
  • 6

    Carlos Fuentes

    Dec. at 84 (1928-2012)

    Films Acted InEscape

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama


    Carlos Fuentes Macías (; Spanish: [ˈkaɾlos ˈfwentes] (listen); November 11, 1928 – May 15, 2012) was a Mexican novelist and essayist. Among his works are The Death of Artemio Cruz (1962), Aura...  more
  • 7

    Films Acted InStargate, Spy Hard, Thunder in Paradise II, Sutures


    NationalityUnited States of America


    Carlos Lauchu is a teacher, an actor, and a former ballet dancer....  more
  • 8

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

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama



    ParentsJose Mercedes Vega, Daphine Vega

    Daphne Rubin-Vega (born November 18, 1969) is a Panamanian-American dancer, singer-songwriter, and actress. She is best known for originating the roles of Mimi Marquez in the Broadway musical Rent...  more
  • 9

    Fernando Huc

    Age: 47

    Films Acted InMega Piranha

    BirthplacePanama, Colón


    Fernando Huc is an actor....
  • 10

    Hazel Medina

    Dec. at 75 (1937-2012)

    Films Acted InMalcolm X, Watermelon Man, Women in Chains, Point of Betrayal

    BirthplacePanama, Colón


    Hazel Medina was a Panamanian-born American actress and social worker. She made many guest appearances on television shows between 1969 and 2007, as well as appearing on stage as a member of Theater...  more
  • 11

    Henry Jaderlund

    Age: 37

    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....
  • 12

    Jane Milburn

    Dec. at 67 (1941-2008)

    Films Acted InLeap of Faith

    BirthplacePanama Canal Zone, Panama

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jane Milburn was an actress....
  • 13

    Films Acted InWedding Crashers

    BirthplaceCoco Solo

    NationalityUnited States of America


    ParentsJohn S. McCain, Jr., Roberta McCain

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  • 14

    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

    Jordana Brewster (born April 26, 1980) is an American actress and model. She made her acting debut in an episode of All My Children in 1995 and next took on the recurring role as Nikki Munson in As...  more

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  • 15

    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 Major League Baseball for the Detroit Tigers, Montreal Expos and Chicago Cubs in all of parts of seven...  more
  • 16

    Films Acted InAtlas Shrugged: Part II

    BirthplacePanama, Colón

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsRogelio Williams, Alma Geraldine Williams

    Juan Antonio Williams (born April 10, 1954) is an American journalist and political analyst for Fox News Channel. He also writes for several newspapers including The Washington Post, The New York...  more
  • 17

    Klea Scott

    Age: 52

    Films Acted InMinority Report, Collateral, Holding Out, What If God Were the Sun?, Sally Hemings: An American Scandal

    BirthplacePanama Canal Zone, Panama



    Klea Scott (born December 25, 1968) is an Panamanian-Canadian actress, known for her roles on television. She starred in the short-lived CBS police drama Brooklyn South (1997-98), and later was cast...  more
  • 18

    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 actress, perhaps most known for her starring role in 8mm 2, as Alice Richards in The Locket (2002), and as Mrs....  more
  • 19

    Films Acted InYankeeography: Vol. 2

    BirthplacePanama City, Panama



    ParentsMariano Riviera Sr., Delia Rivera

    Mariano Rivera (born November 29, 1969) is a Panamanian-American former professional baseball pitcher who played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees, from 1995 to 2013....  more

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  • 20

    Films Acted InThe Trial of the Incredible Hulk, Boulevard Nights, Grace Kelly, Luminarias, McBride: Requiem

    BirthplaceDavid, Chiriquí, Panama

    NationalityPanama, United States of America

    Marta Estela DuBois (December 15, 1952 in David, Chiriquí, Panama - May 8, 2018 in Los Angeles, California, USA) was a Panamanian actress. DuBois had a steady career on episodes of numerous...  more
  • 21

    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 City-based producer of live theater from a Christian worldview. McLean conceived, adapted, produced and...  more
  • 22

    Films Acted InNiña Amada Mía

    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain


    Mercedes Molto (born Mercedes Moltó Contreras on February 21, 1974 in Barcelona, Spain) is a Spanish-born Mexican actress....  more
  • 23

    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

    Luis Miguel González Bosé (born April 3, 1956), usually known as Miguel Bosé, is a Panamanian-born Spanish pop new wave musician and actor. Bosé became an honorary Colombian citizen in 2010....  more
  • 24
    Nichole Galicia, also known as Nichole Robinson or Nichole Mercedes Robinson, is a Panamanian-American actress and model. She has a featured role as Sheba, the love interest of Leonardo DiCaprio's...  more
  • 25

    Films Acted InThe Last Resort




    ParentsRodney Smith, Beverly Smith

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