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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.
  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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    Marimar Vega

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

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  • 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

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  • 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
  • Ricardo Montalbán8

    Ricardo Montalbán

    Fantasy Island, The Colbys

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico


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

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  • 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
  • Psicosis10


    WCW Monday Nitro, Impact Wrestling
    Dionicio Castellanos Torres (born May 19, 1971) is a Mexican professional wrestler, better...  more
  • Lucero11


    Alborada, Lazos de Amor

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico


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

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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Sara García17
    Sara García Hidalgo (8 September 1895 – 21 November 1980) was a Mexican actress who made her...  more
  • Guillermo del Toro18

    BirthplaceGuadalajara, Mexico


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

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  • 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
  • Diego Boneta20

    Diego Boneta

    Pretty Little Liars, Zeke and Luther

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico

    NationalityUnited States of America

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

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  • Jacob Vargas22

    Jacob Vargas

    Max Steel, Malibu Shores

    BirthplaceMexico, Michoacán


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

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  • Anahí23


    Clase 406, Mujeres engañadas

    BirthplaceMexico City, Mexico


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