52.8k readers

Famous TV Actors from Mexico

Updated June 14, 2019 52.8k views441 items

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.
  • Edward James Olmos1

    Edward James Olmos

    Dexter, Battlestar Galactica

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America, Mexico

    Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is an American actor, director, producer, and... more on Wikipedia

    More Edward James Olmos 

    #181 of 302 The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)#136 of 595 American Public Figures Who Are National Treasures

  • Cheech Marin2

    Cheech Marin

    Married... with Children, Nash Bridges

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America, Mexico

    Richard Anthony "Cheech" Marín (born July 13, 1946) is an American stand-up comedian, actor,... more on Wikipedia

    More Cheech Marin 

    The Best Cheech & Chong Movies#46 of 115 The Best Short Actors

  • Salma Hayek3

    Salma Hayek

    The Sinbad Show

    BirthplaceCoatzacoalcos, Mexico

    NationalityUnited States of America, Mexico

    Salma Hayek Pinault (, Spanish: [ˈsalma ˈxaʝek]; born Salma Valgarma Hayek Jiménez; September... more on Wikipedia

    More Salma Hayek 

    The Best Salma Hayek Movies#71 of 843 The Best Actresses in Film History

  • 4

    Marimar Vega

    Marimar Vega is a Mexican actress. Vega studied acting in Centro de Formacion Actoral of TV... more on Wikipedia
  • Anthony Quinn5

    Anthony Quinn

    Jesus of Nazareth, Onassis: The Richest Man in the World

    BirthplaceChihuahua, Mexico

    NationalityUnited States of America, Mexico

    Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca (April 21, 1915 – June 3, 2001), known as Anthony Quinn, was a... more on Wikipedia

    More Anthony Quinn 

    #224 of 310 The Coolest Actors Ever#97 of 237 Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?

  • Louis C.K.6

    Louis C.K.

    Louie, Lucky Louie

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America, Mexico

    Louis Székely () (born September 12, 1967), better known by his stage name Louis C.K. (), is... more on Wikipedia

    More Louis C.K. 

    #262 of 269 The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World#166 of 339 The Funniest People Of All Time

  • Paul Rodríguez7

    Paul Rodríguez

    Gloria, Trial and Error

    BirthplaceCuliacán, Mexico

    NationalityUnited States of America, Mexico

    Paul Rodriguez may refer to: Paul Rodriguez (actor) (born 1955), Mexican-American stand-up... more on Wikipedia
  • Ricardo Montalbán8

    Ricardo Montalbán

    Fantasy Island, The Colbys

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico


    Ricardo Gonzalo Pedro Montalbán y Merino, KSG (; Spanish pronunciation: [montalˈβan]; 25... more on Wikipedia

    More Ricardo Montalbán 

    #9 of 35 The Best Celebrities You'd Actually Buy Stuff From#354 of 428 Here's a List of Every Known Republican Celebrity

  • Kate del Castillo9

    Kate del Castillo

    The Cleaner, American Family

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico


    Kate del Castillo Negrete Trillo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkeit ðel kasˈtiʝo neˈɣɾete ˈtɾiʝo];... more on Wikipedia
  • Psicosis10


    WCW Monday Nitro, Impact Wrestling

    BirthplaceTijuana, Mexico


    Dionicio Castellanos Torres (born May 19, 1971) is a Mexican professional wrestler, better... more on Wikipedia
  • Lucero11


    Alborada, Lazos de Amor

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico


    Lucero Hogaza León (Spanish pronunciation: [luˈseɾo]; born 29 August 1969), known as Lucero,... more on Wikipedia

    More Lucero 

    The Best Lucero Albums of All Time#124 of 124 The Best Hispanic Actresses of All Time

  • Laura Harring12

    Laura Harring

    General Hospital, Sunset Beach

    BirthplaceLos Mochis, Mexico

    NationalityUnited States of America, Mexico

    Laura Elena, Countess von Bismarck-Schönhausen (née Martínez-Herring; March 3, 1964), commonly... more on Wikipedia
  • Bill Melendez13

    Bill Melendez

    It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

    BirthplaceSonora, Mexico, Hermosillo, Latin America, Americas

    NationalityUnited States of America, Mexico

    José "Bill" Cuauhtémoc Meléndez (November 15, 1916 – September 2, 2008) was a Mexican–American... more on Wikipedia
  • Thalía14


    Rosalinda, Marimar

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico

    NationalityUnited States of America, Mexico

    Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈɾjaðna taˈli.a ˈsoði miˈɾanda]; born 26... more on Wikipedia
  • Pedro Armendáriz, Jr.15

    Pedro Armendáriz, Jr.

    Sweating Bullets, Tres mujeres

    BirthplaceMexico, Mexico City


    Pedro Armendáriz Bohr (April 6, 1940 – December 26, 2011), better known by his stage name... more on Wikipedia
  • Maite Perroni16

    Maite Perroni

    Cuidado con el ángel, Rebelde

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico


    Maite Perroni Beorlegui (born March 9, 1983) is a Mexican actress, singer, songwriter and... more on Wikipedia
  • Sara García17
    Sara García Hidalgo (8 September 1895 – 21 November 1980) was a Mexican actress who made her... more on Wikipedia
  • Guillermo del Toro18

    BirthplaceGuadalajara, Mexico


    Guillermo del Toro Gómez (Spanish: [ɡiˈʝeɾmo ðel ˈtoɾo]; born October 9, 1964) is a Mexican... more on Wikipedia

    More Guillermo del Toro 

    All The Scripts Guillermo Del Toro Has Written, Ranked By How Much You Want To See Him Make Them#17 of 249 The Greatest Living Directors, Ranked

  • Gael García Bernal19

    Gael García Bernal

    El Abuelo y Yo, Teresa

    BirthplaceGuadalajara, Mexico


    Gael García Bernal (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡaˈel ɣaɾˈsi.a βeɾˈnal]; born 30 November 1978) is... more on Wikipedia

    More Gael García Bernal 

    #538 of 1,019 The Best Actors in Film History#52 of 76 Celebrities You Didn't Know Are Bilingual

  • Diego Boneta20

    Diego Boneta

    Pretty Little Liars, Zeke and Luther

    BirthplaceMexico, Mexico City

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Diego Andrés González Boneta (November 29, 1990) is a Mexican singer and actor. He gained... more on Wikipedia
  • Carlos Santana21
    Carlos Santana audio (born July 20, 1947) is a Mexican and American guitarist who rose to... more on Wikipedia

    More Carlos Santana 

    The Best Carlos Santana Albums of All Time#68 of 298 The Best Frontmen in Rock

  • Jacob Vargas22

    Jacob Vargas

    Max Steel, Malibu Shores

    BirthplaceMexico, Michoacán


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

    More Jacob Vargas 

    #107 of 207 Your Favorite Hispanic Celebrities#33 of 43 Male Celebrities Who Are 5’4"

  • Anahí23


    Clase 406, Mujeres engañadas

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico


    Anahí Giovanna Puente Portilla de Velasco (née Anahí Giovanna Puente Portilla), known... more on Wikipedia
  • 24

    René Casados

    La Madrastra, Mundo de Fieras

    BirthplaceTamalín, Mexico


    René Casados Morales (born 21 October 1961) is a Mexican actor best known for his roles in... more on Wikipedia
  • Ninel Conde25

    Ninel Conde

    Fuego en la sangre, Mar de amor

    BirthplaceToluca, Mexico


    Ninel Herrera Conde (born September 29, 1970) is a Mexican singer, actress and television host... more on Wikipedia