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Famous TV Actors from Mexico

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List of famous TV actors from Mexico, listed alphabetically with photos of the actors when available. Mexico has given birth to a lot of talented television actors who have gone on to star in comedies, dramas, soap operas, reality shows and more. These are some of the funniest and most talented Mexican TV stars that have ever lived, so if you're an aspiring actor or actress from Mexico this list should contain many of your idols. If you're looking for a particular popular actor or actress from Mexico then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List includes Alexis Ayala, Eduardo Garza and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Mexican TV actors?" and "Which television actors are from Mexico?"

You can click on the names of these legendary TV stars of Mexico in order to get more information about each one. If you're a TV junkie use this list of talented Mexican actresses to find some new TV stars that you haven't already heard of.
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Edward James Olmos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
Dexter, Battlestar Galactica, Miami Vice

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is an American actor, director, producer, and activist. He is best known for his roles as Lieutenant Martin "Marty" Castillo in Miami Vice ...more

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Cheech Marin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
Married... with Children, Nash Bridges, Off the Map

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

Richard Anthony "Cheech" Marín (born July 13, 1946) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, writer and activist who gained recognition as part of the comedy act ...more

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Salma Hayek is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
The Sinbad Show

Birthplace: Coatzacoalcos, Mexico

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

Salma Hayek Pinault (, Spanish: [ˈsalma ˈxaʝek]; born Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez; September 2, 1966) is a Mexican and American film actress and producer. She began her career in Mexico ...more

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Marimar Vega is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
Marimar Vega

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Nationality: Mexico

Marimar Vega is a Mexican actress. Vega studied acting in Centro de Formacion Actoral of TV Azteca.
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Anthony Quinn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
Jesus of Nazareth, Onassis: The Richest Man in the World, Treasure Island in Outer Space

Birthplace: Chihuahua, Chihuahua Municipality, Mexico

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca (April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001), known as Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican-Irish-American actor, painter, writer and film director. He starred in numerous critically ...more

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Louis C.K. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
Louie, Lucky Louie, The Chris Rock Show

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

Louis Székely () (born September 12, 1967), better known by his stage name Louis C.K. (), is an American stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and filmmaker. In 2012, C.K. won a Peabody Award ...more

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Paul Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
Gloria, Trial and Error, a.k.a. Pablo

Birthplace: Culiacán, Mexico

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

Paul Rodriguez may refer to: Paul Rodriguez (actor) (born 1955), Mexican-American stand-up comedian and actor Paul Rodriguez (skateboarder) (born 1984), American professional street skateboarder ...more
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Ricardo Montalbán... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
Fantasy Island, The Colbys, The Chevy Show (1958)

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Nationality: Mexico

Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalbán y Merino, KSG (; Spanish pronunciation: [montalˈβan]; 25 November 1920 – 14 January 2009) was a Mexican actor of Spanish origin. His career spanned seven ...more

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Kate del Castillo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
The Cleaner, American Family, Muchachitas

Birthplace: Mexico, Mexico City

Nationality: Mexico

Kate del Castillo Negrete Trillo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkeit ðel kasˈtiʝo neˈɣɾete ˈtɾiʝo]; born October 23, 1972) is a Mexican actress. At the age of 20, del Castillo became known for ...more
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Psicosis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
WCW Monday Nitro, Impact Wrestling, ECW Hardcore TV

Birthplace: Tijuana, Mexico

Nationality: Mexico

Dionicio Castellanos Torres (born May 19, 1971) is a Mexican professional wrestler, better known by the ring names Psicosis (sometimes Anglicised as Psychosis) and Nicho el Millonario. He is ...more
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Lucero is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
Alborada, Lazos de Amor, Doña Bárbara

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Nationality: Mexico

Lucero Hogaza León (Spanish pronunciation: [luˈseɾo]; born 29 August 1969), known as Lucero, is a Mexican singer, songwriter, actress, and television host. She is a multi-platinum singer ...more

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Laura Harring is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
General Hospital, Sunset Beach, Flipper

Birthplace: Los Mochis, Mexico

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

Laura Elena, Countess von Bismarck-Schönhausen (née Martínez-Herring; March 3, 1964), commonly known as Laura Harring, is a Mexican-American actress. In 1985, Harring became ...more

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Bill Melendez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show

Birthplace: Sonora, Mexico, Hermosillo, Latin America, Americas

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

José "Bill" Cuauhtémoc Meléndez (November 15, 1916 – September 2, 2008) was a Mexican–American character animator, voice actor, film director and producer known ...more
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Thalía is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
Rosalinda, Marimar, María la del Barrio

Birthplace: Mexico, Mexico City

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈɾjaðna taˈli.a ˈsoði miˈɾanda]; born 26 August 1971) is a Mexican singer, songwriter, producer, actress and entrepreneur. ...more

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Pedro Armendáriz,... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
Sweating Bullets, Tres mujeres, Agujetas de Color de Rosa

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Nationality: Mexico

Pedro Armendáriz Bohr (April 6, 1940 – December 26, 2011), better known by his stage name Pedro Armendáriz Jr., was a Mexican actor who made films and television series from the ...more
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Maite Perroni is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
Cuidado con el ángel, Rebelde, Mi pecado

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Nationality: Mexico

Maite Perroni Beorlegui (born March 9, 1983) is a Mexican actress, singer, songwriter and model, who is best known for starring in the Mexican telenovelas Rebelde (2004), Cuidado con el ...more
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Sara García is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico

Birthplace: Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico

Nationality: Spain, Mexico

Sara García Hidalgo (8 September 1895 – 21 November 1980) was a Mexican actress who made her biggest mark during the "Golden Age of Mexican cinema". During the 1940s and 1950s, ...more
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Guillermo del Toro is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
HypaSpace

Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico

Nationality: Mexico

Guillermo del Toro Gómez (Spanish: [ɡiˈʝeɾmo ðel ˈtoɾo]; born October 9, 1964) is a Mexican filmmaker, author, actor, and former special effects makeup artist. He is best known for ...more

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Gael García Berna... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
El Abuelo y Yo, Teresa, Soy tu fan

Birthplace: Guadalajara, Mexico

Nationality: Mexico

Gael García Bernal (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡaˈel ɣaɾˈsi.a βeɾˈnal]; born 30 November 1978) is a Mexican actor and producer. García Bernal is best known for his performances in the ...more

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Diego Boneta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
Pretty Little Liars, Zeke and Luther, Alegrijes y Rebujos

Birthplace: Mexico, Mexico City

Nationality: United States of America

Diego Andrés González Boneta (November 29, 1990) is a Mexican singer and actor. He gained wider recognition for starring the musical film Rock of Ages (2012) and the biographical ...more
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Carlos Santana is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico

Birthplace: Autlán, Mexico

Nationality: United States of America, Mexico

Carlos Santana audio (born July 20, 1947) is a Mexican and American guitarist who rose to fame in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and roll ...more

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Jacob Vargas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
Max Steel, Malibu Shores, The Odds

Birthplace: Mexico, Michoacán

Nationality: Mexico

Jacob Vargas (born August 18, 1971) is a Mexican-American actor.

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Anahí is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
Clase 406, Mujeres engañadas, Dos hogares

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Nationality: Mexico

Anahí Giovanna Puente Portilla de Velasco (née Anahí Giovanna Puente Portilla), known mononymously as Anahí (Spanish pronunciation: [anaˈi] born May 14, 1983), is a ...more

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René Casados is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
La Madrastra, Mundo de Fieras, Timeless Love

Birthplace: Tamalín, Mexico

Nationality: Mexico

René Casados Morales (born 21 October 1961) is a Mexican actor best known for his roles in telenovelas.
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Ninel Conde is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous TV Actors from Mexico
Fuego en la sangre, Mar de amor, Porque el amor manda

Birthplace: Toluca, Mexico

Nationality: Mexico

Ninel Herrera Conde (born September 29, 1970) is a Mexican singer, actress and television host known for her performances in Rebelde, Fuego en la sangre, Mar de amor and Porque el amor manda.