Birth Place Matching "Colombia" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Sofía Vergara
Actress | Hot Pursuit
Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara was born and raised in Barranquilla, Colombia. Her mother, Margarita Vergara Dávila de Vergara, is a housewife. Her father, Julio Enrique Vergara Robayo, provides cattle to the meat industry. She has five siblings. She was educated at a private bilingual Spanish/...
2. John Leguizamo
Actor | Moulin Rouge!
Fast-talking and feisty-looking John Leguizamo has continued to impress movie audiences with his versatility: he can play sensitive and naïve young men, such as Johnny in Hangin' with the Homeboys (1991); cold-blooded killers like Benny Blanco in Carlito's Way (1993); a heroic Army Green Beret, ...
3. Paula Garcés
Actress | On My Block
Paula Garces was born in Medellin, Colombia. Her father was a fisherman, and her mother was a schoolteacher. At age 7 she relocated with her parents to New York City, where she resided primarily in Harlem. She started acting in commercials hired by agent Diego Santiago, her father's best friend. ...
4. Carlos Valdes
Actor | The Flash
Valdes moved to Miami at age 5 from Colombia, then moved again at age 12 to Marietta, Georgia. He studied at the University of Michigan with the actors of the theater group StarKid Productions. In 2011, after graduating, Valdes was devoted entirely to the theater.Between 2009 and 2011, he ...
5. Gabriel LaBelle
Actor | The Fabelmans
Gabriel LaBelle plays the lead role of Sammy Fabelman, an aspiring 16-year-old filmmaker based on young Steven Spielberg in The Fabelmans (2022) alongside Michelle Williams, Paul Dano and Seth Rogen. The film, loosely based on Spielberg's childhood, will be widely released by Universal in November....
6. Catalina Sandino Moreno
Actress | Maria Full of Grace
Catalina Sandino Moreno was born on April 19, 1981 in Bogotá, Colombia. She is an actress and producer, known for Maria Full of Grace (2004), A Most Violent Year (2014) and The Bridge (2013). She has been married to David Elwell since April 15, 2006. They have one child.
7. Lillo Brancato
Actor | A Bronx Tale
Lillo Brancato was born on March 30, 1976 in Bogotá, Colombia. He is an actor and producer, known for A Bronx Tale (1993), Crimson Tide (1995) and Renaissance Man (1994).
8. Isabella Gomez
Actress | One Day at a Time
Isabella Gómez was born in Medellin, Colombia. She started getting involved in the business at the age of 5. When she was 10, her family decided to relocate to Florida where she began formally training and working on commercials. In 2015 they moved to Los Angeles in order to further pursue her ...
9. Francisca Estevez
Actress | Promising Young Woman
Francisca Estevez was born on November 17, 2002 in Bogotá, Colombia. Francisca is an actor, known for Promising Young Woman (2020), Eva Lasting (2023) and La Nieta Elegida (2021).
10. Martina García
Actress | Narcos
Martina Garcia was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia.She is fluent in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and a bit of Italian.She has baccalaureate diploma in literature from Lycée Français Louis Pasteur. She also have a Diploma in Acting from London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
In 2010, ...
11. Zulay Henao
Actress | Fighting
Zulay Henao was born on May 29, 1979 in Medellin, Colombia. She is an actress and producer, known for Fighting (2009), Takers (2010) and Boy Wonder (2010).
12. Juan Pablo Raba
Actor | Six
Raised in Spain by his Argentinian father, Colombian-born Juan Pablo moved back to Latin America in search of his roots, where he began acting studies in Bogota with Edgardo Roman and then continued in New York at the Lee Strasberg Institute. Afterwards, he took the lead part in the TV series La ...
13. Cristina Umaña
Actress | Yo amo a Paquita Gallego
Cristina Umana was born on the 24th of December in Colombia. Today she is doing what she dreamed of as a child: acting. Known by the public for her performances as Robin, Paquita Gallego and Lorenza, she has achieved a decade of professional acting experience. Cristina has performed in theater, ...
14. Angie Cepeda
Actress | Las Juanas
Angie Cepeda was born on August 2, 1974 in Cartagena, Colombia. She grew up in Barranquilla. Her parents are José Cepeda & Yadhira Jiménez who were both lawyers. After their divorce, he went to live w/ her mom & 2 sisters, Lorna & Ivette.
She once thought of studying publishing. However, she ...
15. Miguel Gomez
Actor | Southpaw
Miguel Gomez was born on August 20, 1985 in Cali, Colombia. He is an actor, known for Southpaw (2015), The Strain (2014) and Megan Leavey (2017).
16. Karina Arroyave
Actress | The Blacklist
Karina Arroyave is a Colombian-American actress and playwright. Best known as Bianca Walsh on ''As the World Turns'' (1988-1994), Jamey Ferrel on ''24'' (2001-2002), Meirce on ''The Blacklist'' (2021-2022). Karina Arroyave was born in Colombia and moved to New York City at the age of 1. She studied...
Soundtrack | Zootopia
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll was born on February 2, 1977 in Barranquilla, Colombia to Nidia del Carmen Mebarak (née Ripoll Torrado) & William Alberto Mebarak Chadid. She is of Lebanese, Spanish & Italian descent. Shakira began her musical career at the age of 12 and quickly captured fans around ...
18. Carolina Gaitan
Actress | Encanto
Carolina Gaitán is a Colombian actress and singer. She studied at the Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute in New York. Thanks to her talent and versatility, she has won 2 Telemundo Tu Mundo Awards. She is the voice of the character "Pepa" in the Disney movie Encanto, winner of the Oscar for best...
19. Natalia Reyes
Actress | Terminator: Dark Fate
Natalia Reyes is a Colombian actress, producer and activist known for her starring role in James Cameron's Terminator: Dark Fate (2019) as Dani Ramos, she's also known for her role in the acclaimed award-winning Birds of Passage (2018) and Sony's hit TV series Lady, La Vendedora de Rosas (2015) (...
20. Manolo Cardona
Actor | ¿Quién Mató a Sara?
Manolo Cardona was born on April 25, 1977 in Popayan, Cauca, Colombia. He is an actor and producer, known for Who Killed Sara? (2021), Narcos (2015) and The Snitch Cartel (2011). He has been married to Valeria Santos since 2012. They have one child.
Soundtrack | Marry Me
Born in Medellin, Colombia on January 28, 1994, he is a pop, reggaeton and Latin trap singer, who in his childhood was a soccer fan, a sport he played for eight years as a member of the lower divisions of two Colombian teams. He always had a passion for music and won his first singing contest in ...
22. Ana Lucía Domínguez
Actress | Pasión de gavilanes
Ana Lucía Domínguez was born on December 2, 1983 in Santafe de Bogotá, Colombia. She is an actress, known for Pasión de gavilanes (2003), Las Bandidas (2013) and Perro Amor (2010). She has been married to Jorge Cárdenas since September 27, 2008. She was previously married to David Alberto ...
23. María Cecilia Botero
Actress | Encanto
María Cecilia Botero was born on May 13, 1955 in Medellín, Colombia. María Cecilia is an actor and producer, known for Encanto (2021), La Bruja (2011) and Nuevo rico, nuevo pobre (2007). María Cecilia was previously married to David Stivel.
24. Mauricio Mejía
Actor | American Made
Mauricio Mejía was born on September 13, 1974 in Envigado, Colombia. He is an actor, known for American Made (2017), Pablo Escobar: El Patrón del Mal (2012) and La Viuda Negra (2014).
25. Juana Acosta
Actress | Carlos
Juana Acosta was born on November 28, 1976 in Cali, Colombia. She is an actress, known for Carlos (2010), Perfect Strangers (2017) and Anna (2015). She has been married to Ernesto Alterio since 2006. They have one child.
26. Roberto Urbina
Actor | Che: Part One
Roberto Urbina was born in Bogota, Colombia. He is an actor and producer, known for Che: Part One (2008), Narcos (2015) and Recovery Road (2016).
27. Taliana Vargas
Actress | Rafael Orozco, El Ídolo
Taliana Vargas was born on December 20, 1987 in Santa Marta, Colombia. She is an actress, known for Rafael Orozco, El Ídolo (2012), Narcos (2015) and Love & Coffee (2016). She has been married to Alejandro Éder since August 15, 2015. They have two children.
28. Margarita Rosa de Francisco
Actress | Correo de Inocentes
Margarita Rosa de Francisco was born on August 8, 1965 in Cali, Colombia. She is an actress and writer, known for Correo de Inocentes (2011), Ilona llega con la lluvia (1996) and Café con aroma de mujer (1993).
29. Carolina Ravassa
Actress | The Affair
Carolina Ravassa is a multi-threat entertainer, having played the roles of actor, director, producer, writer and more on multiple projects, and has found her niche as a prolific voice actor in animation and video games.
Carolina is best known for her roles as Sombra in Overwatch, Raze in Valorant, ...
30. Mauro Castillo
Actor | Encanto
Mauro Castillo was born on June 6, 1978 in Cali, Colombia. He is a composer and actor, known for Encanto (2021), Factor X (2007) and La sucursal del cielo (2008).
31. Laura Ortiz
Actress | Norbit
Laura Catalina Ortiz was born in Bogota, Colombia. She finished high school early, took up acting and headed to Los Angeles where she now resides. In 2006, she booked a lead role off her very first movie audition for Wes Craven's The Hills Have Eyes (2006). Her performance was nominated for a ...
32. Cecilia Navia
Actress | Pa' Quererte
Cecilia Navia was born on February 7, 1978 in Colombia. She is an actress, known for Pa' Quererte (2020), Pablo Escobar: El Patrón del Mal (2012) and Eva Lasting (2023). She has been married to Santiago Alarcón since May 8, 2005.
33. Pablo Escobar
Self | Olof Inc
Pablo Escobar was born on December 1, 1949 in Rionegro, Medellín, Colombia. He was previously married to María Isabel Santos. He died on December 2, 1993 in Medellin, Colombia.
34. Laura Perico
Actress | Narcos
Laura Perico was born on September 29, 1989 in Bogotá, Colombia. She is an actress, known for Narcos (2015), Saluda al diablo de mi parte (2011) and The Clone (2010). She has been married to Domagoj Rózic since 2012. They have one child.
35. Lidia Porto
Actress | Get Shorty
Lidia Porto is best known for her role as Amara de Escalones in the Epix original series Get Shorty (2017). She was born in Barranquilla, Colombia and raised there and in Houston, Texas. She lives in Los Angeles, California. In 2019, she earned a "Lifetime Achievement Award" from the Gulf Coast ...
36. Juan Pablo Shuk
Actor | Narcos
Juan Pablo Shuk was born on November 7, 1965 in Bogotá, Colombia. He is an actor, known for Narcos (2015), The Internationals (2020) and Parot (2021). He has been married to Ana de la Lastra since September 22, 2012.
37. Catherine Siachoque
Actress | Oscuro deseo
María Alexandra Catherine Siachoque Gaete, known as Catherine "Cathy" Siachoque is a Colombian/American actress. She is a famous Soap Opera actress; best known for her villainous roles in numerous telenovelas, such as Decisiones, La Venganza, Las Juanas, Reina de Corazones, and many more.
She was ...
38. Paola Rey
Actress | Pasión de gavilanes
This Colombian actress, born December 19th, 1979, never expected her life would change since an audition in 1996. With a bit of self-confidence, Paola went to RTI, a colombian TV Production Company, for that audition. 2 days later Paola was required to join the cast of a new soap opera: _"Fuego ...
39. Rodrigo García
Writer | Nine Lives
Rodrigo García was born on August 24, 1959 in Bogotá, Colombia. He is a producer and writer, known for Nine Lives (2005), Mother and Child (2009) and In Treatment (2008).
40. Marcela Mar
Actress | Entre tú y Milagros
Marcela Mar was born on March 16, 1979 in Colombia. She is an actress, known for Between You and Milagros (2020), Satanás (2007) and El Chapo (2017).
41. Carmen Villalobos
Actress | Sin Senos No Hay Paraíso
Carmen Villalobos is a Colombian actress, most recognized for her supporting roles in several telenovelas including La Tormenta and Amores de Mercado. However, Villalobos is also recognized for her lead role as Catalina Santana, a pretty young prostitute with big ambitions who seeks breast ...
42. Stella Hopkins
Actress | The Human Stain
Stella Hopkins was born on March 20, 1956 in Popayán, Colombia. She is an actress and writer, known for The Human Stain (2003), Slipstream (2007) and Elyse (2020). She has been married to Anthony Hopkins since March 1, 2003.
43. Begonya Plaza
Actress | Born on the Fourth of July
Begonya Plaza was born in Colombia, as Begoña del Pilar Plazaetxea Goyenetxe. Her Colombian mother's father was Basque and her father is Basque, born in Gernika, Euskadi, where they moved to live when she was 2 years old until the age of 7 when the family immigrated to Hollywood, California. During...
44. Ariadna Gutiérrez-Arévalo
Actress | xXx: Return of Xander Cage
Ariadna Gutiérrez-Arévalo was born on December 25, 1993 in Sincelejo, Colombia. She is an actress, known for xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017), The Midway Point and At Midnight (2023).
45. Verónica Orozco
Actress | El Caso Watson
Verónica Orozco was born on June 8, 1979 in Colombia. She is an actress, known for El Caso Watson (2017), Sanandresito (2012) and Francisco the Mathematician (1999).
46. Danna García
Actress | Perro amor
Danna García was born on February 4, 1978 in Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia. She is an actress, known for Perro amor (1998), Alguien Te Mira (2010) and Un gancho al corazón (2008).
47. Juan Castano
Actor | What/If
Before starring in What/if and Tales of the City, Juan closed his stand-out performance as "Cristofer" in MCC's production of Transfers by Lucy Thurber off-Broadway, for which he received a Lucille Lortel award for "Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play." Transfers was the latest in a non-stop stream of...
48. Victor Lau
Actor | Grease: Rydell High
Victor Lau is no stranger to the performing arts. Professional dancer, competitive choreographer and an aspiring actor, he began his dance training at the early age of 12 when he was immersed in street dance culture. He instantly fell in love and committed his early years to training in Hip hop, ...
49. Aurora Cossio
Actress | The Ritual Killer
Aurora received her advanced degree in Psychology from the University Pontificia Bolivariana in Colombia. She is classically trained as both an Actor & Voice-Over performer. Aurora has attended premier acting academies in Italy, Spain, Colombia & the US; Including Michael Margotta Actor's Center, ...
50. Ciro Guerra
Director | El abrazo de la serpiente
Ciro Guerra was born on February 6, 1981 in Río de Oro, Cesar, Colombia. He is a director and writer, known for Embrace of the Serpent (2015), Birds of Passage (2018) and The Wind Journeys (2009). He is married to Cristina Gallego.