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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: 60

    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...  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
  • Billy Cobham4

    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...  more

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  • Carlos Carrasco5

    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 Fuentes6

    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,...  more

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  • Carlos Lauchu7

    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
  • Daphne Rubin-Vega8

    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,...  more
  • 9

    Fernando Huc

    Age: 46

    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

    BirthplaceColón, Panama


    Hazel Medina was a Panamanian-born American actress and social worker. She made many guest...  more
  • Henry Jaderlund11

    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....
  • 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....
  • John McCain13

    Films Acted InWedding Crashers

    BirthplaceCoco Solo

    NationalityUnited States of America


    ParentsJohn S. McCain, Jr., Roberta McCain

    John Sidney McCain III (August 29, 1936 – August 25, 2018) was an American politician and...  more

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  • Jordana Brewster14

    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...  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...  more
  • Juan Williams16

    Films Acted InAtlas Shrugged: Part II

    BirthplaceColón, Panama

    NationalityUnited States of America

    ParentsRogelio Williams, Alma Geraldine Williams

    Juan Antonio Williams (born April 10, 1954) is an American journalist and political analyst...  more
  • Klea Scott17

    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...  more
  • Lori Heuring18

    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 Rivera19

    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...  more

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  • Marta DuBois20

    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...  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...  more
  • 22

    Films Acted InNiña Amada Mía

    BirthplaceSpain, Barcelona


    Mercedes Molto (born Mercedes Moltó Contreras on February 21, 1974 in Barcelona, Spain) is a...  more
  • Miguel Bosé23

    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 ...  more
  • Nichole Galicia24
    Nichole Galicia, also known as Nichole Robinson or Nichole Mercedes Robinson, is a...  more
  • Rachel Smith25

    Films Acted InThe Last Resort




    ParentsRodney Smith, Beverly Smith

    Rachel Renee Smith (born April 18, 1985) is an American actress, TV host, model and beauty...  more