Birth Place Matching "Mexico" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Eiza González

Actress | Baby Driver

Eiza González Reyna is a Mexican actress and singer. She was born on January 30, 1990 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Carlos González and Glenda Reyna. Her mother is a yesteryear Mexican model. She has one elder brother, Yulen. She lost her father in a motorcycle accident when she was just 12. Later in ...

2. Lupita Nyong'o

Actress | 12 Years a Slave

Lupita Amondi Nyong'o was born March 1, 1983 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Kenyan parents, Dorothy Ogada Buyu and Peter Anyang' Nyong'o. Her father, a senator, was then a visiting lecturer in political science. She was raised in Kenya. At age 16, her parents sent her back to Mexico for seven months to...

3. Tenoch Huerta

Actor | Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Tenoch Huerta Mejía is a Mexican actor of Aztec and Purépecha origin. He has appeared in a number of movies in Latin America and Spain, starring in both feature films and short films. He is one of the actors featured in Mónica Maristain's book 30 Actors Made in Mexico.

4. Salma Hayek

Actress | Frida

Salma Hayek was born on September 2, 1966 in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico. Her father is of Lebanese descent and her mother is of Mexican/Spanish ancestry. After having seen Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971) in a local movie theater, she decided she wanted to become an actress. At age 12, she...

5. Guillermo del Toro

Writer | El laberinto del fauno

Guillermo del Toro was born October 9, 1964 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Raised by his Catholic grandmother, del Toro developed an interest in filmmaking in his early teens. Later, he learned about makeup and effects from the legendary Dick Smith (The Exorcist (1973)) and worked on making his ...

6. Diego Calva

Actor | Babylon

Born in March 1992 in Mexico City.

He studied for a time in the Center of Cinematographic Training (CCC) degree in cinematographic direction. He has recorded several short films as director and actor.

In 2015 he starred in "Te Prometo Anarquía" by Julio Hernández Cordón, with whom he won several ...

7. Melissa Barrera

Actress | Scream

Melissa Barrera Martinez was born in Monterrey, Nuevo León México. The first of four daughters of Rosana Maria Martinez García and Tomás Gerardo Barrera Tames. She attended the American School Foundation of Monterrey from the ages of 4 to 18 when she graduated high school. It was during her middle ...

8. Diego Luna

Actor | Rogue One

Diego Luna Alexander was born on December 29, 1979 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Alejandro Luna and Fiona Alexander, who worked as a costume designer. His father is Mexican and his mother was British, of Scottish and English descent. His mother died when Diego was only two, in a car accident. He soon ...

9. Annabeth Gish

Actress | Mystic Pizza

A versatile actress, Annabeth Gish weathered the transition from child actor to adult, with a variety of dramatic and comedic roles on film and television.

Anne Elizabeth Gish was born on March 13, 1971 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and moved with her family to Cedar Falls, at the age of two. Her ...

10. Demi Moore

Actress | G.I. Jane

Demi Moore was born 1962 in Roswell, New Mexico. Her father Charles Harmon left her mother Virginia Guynes (née King) before Demi was born. Her stepfather Danny Guynes didn't add much stability to her life either. He frequently changed jobs and made the family move a total of 40 times. The parents ...

11. Mariana Treviño

Actress | Club de Cuervos

Mariana Treviño was born on November 21, 1977 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She is an actress, known for Club de Cuervos (2015), How to Break Up with Your Douchebag (2017) and Polvo (2019).

12. Alejandro G. Iñárritu

Producer | Biutiful

Alejandro González Iñárritu (ih-nyar-ee-too), born August 15th, 1963, is a Mexican film director.

González Iñárritu is the first Mexican director to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and by the Directors Guild of America for Best Director. He is also the first Mexican-born ...

13. Ryan Bingham

Soundtrack | Crazy Heart

Ryan Bingham was born on March 31, 1981 in Hobbs, New Mexico, USA. He is an actor and composer, known for Crazy Heart (2009), Joe (2013) and Hostiles (2017). He has been married to Anna Axster since 2009. They have three children.

14. Neil Patrick Harris

Actor | How I Met Your Mother

Neil Patrick Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on June 15, 1973. His parents, Sheila Gail (Scott) and Ronald Gene Harris, were lawyers and ran a restaurant. He grew up in Ruidoso, New Mexico, a small town 120 miles south of Albuquerque, where he first took up acting in the fourth grade. ...

15. Gael García Bernal

Actor | Mozart in the Jungle

Gael García Bernal was born in Guadalajara to Patricia Bernal, an actress/model & José Ángel García, an actor/director. His stepfather's cinematographer Sergio Yazbek. He began his acting career as a child, working w/ his parents in a variety of plays. At 14, he starred in a soap opera called El ...

16. Jacob Vargas

Actor | Mr. Iglesias

Jacob Vargas began his acting career when he was discovered breakdancing in a schoolyard at age 12. His introduction to acting came with a bit part as a breakdancer on the hit TV show Diff'rent Strokes (1978). In 1995 he won the very first ALMA Award (for Emerging Artist of the Year) for his work ...

17. Ana de la Reguera

Actress | Nacho Libre

Ana de la Reguera grew up in the tropical state of Veracruz, on the Gulf Coast of Mexico. She began her performance arts studies in the Cultural Institute of Veracruz, then left for Televisa's Center for Artistic Education (CEA) and TV Aztecas' artistic institute (CEFAC) in Mexico City, later ...

18. Paulina Gaitan

Actress | Diablo Guardián

Paulina Gaitan was born on February 19, 1992 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. She is an actress and producer, known for Diablo Guardián (2018), El Presidente (2020) and The Good Girls (2018).

19. Jay Hernandez

Actor | Hostel

Carrying talent, the requisite good looks, and plenty of on-screen charisma, Jay Hernandez was born in Morelia, Mexico and grew up in Los Angeles, California, to Isis (Maldonado), an accountant and secretary, and Javier Hernandez, Sr., a mechanic. He is of Mexican descent. Jay had a serendipitous ...

20. Alfonso Cuarón

Writer | Gravity

Alfonso Cuarón Orozco was born on November 28th 1961 in Mexico City, Mexico. From an early age, he yearned to be either a film director or an astronaut. However, he did not want to enter the army, so he settled for directing. He didn't receive his first camera until his twelfth birthday, and then ...

21. Manuel Garcia-Rulfo

Actor | The Magnificent Seven

Manuel Garcia-Rulfo is the star of Netflix series "The Lincoln Lawyer." Born in Mexico, Garcia-Rulfo studied in the U.S. and found his passion in acting. After returning to Mexico and appearing in television and film there, he returned to the US and made his feature debut in Carl Franklin's "Bless ...

22. Laura Harring

Actress | Mulholland Dr.

A respected actress, Laura Harring is best known for her role as the mysterious amnesiac Rita in David Lynch's enigmatic film Mulholland Drive, which was recently voted the best film of the 21st century in multiple polls. Film critic Roger Ebert compared Harring to screen legend Rita Hayworth, ...

23. Karla Souza

Actress | Day Shift

Karla Souza was born on December 11, 1985 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. She is an actress and producer, known for Day Shift (2022), How to Get Away with Murder (2014) and We Are the Nobles (2013). She has been married to Marshall Trenkmann since May 2014. They have two children.

24. Adan Canto

Actor | Designated Survivor

Adan Canto is a Mexican-American actor and director. He left home at the age of 16 to pursue a career as a musician. Canto wrote for and produced several songs for film and television while living in Mexico City. He began acting in a handful of commercials in Mexico City and was soon cast in a ...

25. Sara Ramirez

Actress | Grey's Anatomy

Sara Ramirez was born in Mazatlán, Mexico, on August 31, 1975, and moved to the United States at 7 after her parents' divorce. Sara is a graduate of The Juillard School (1997). Ramirez made her Broadway debut in the Paul Simon musical The Capeman (1998) before winning a Tony Award for her portrayal...

26. Anthony Quinn

Actor | Alexis Zorbas

Anthony Quinn was born Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca (some sources indicate Manuel Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca) on April 21, 1915, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Manuela (Oaxaca) and Francisco Quinn, who became an assistant cameraman at a Los Angeles (CA) film studio. His paternal grandfather was Irish, ...

27. Benito Martinez

Actor | Sons of Anarchy

Benito Martinez is most widely recognized as David Aceveda, the character he portrays on the long running hit drama The Shield (2002), winner of the Golden Globe for Best Drama.

For his work as "David," Benito has received national and international attention, nominated for many acting accolades and...

28. Tracy Reiner

Actress | Die Hard

Tracy Reiner was born on July 7, 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Die Hard (1988), A League of Their Own (1992) and Pretty Woman (1990). She is married to Matthew Theodore Conlan. They have five children.

29. Adrian Grenier

Actor | The Devil Wears Prada

Adrian Grenier was born on July 10, 1976 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. He is an actor and producer, known for The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Entourage (2004) and Entourage (2015). He has been married to Jordan Roemmele since June 23, 2022.

30. Martha Higareda

Actress | Amar te duele

Higareda was born in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico, the daughter of actress Martha Cervantes and therapist and artist Jose Luis Higareda, and sister of actress Miriam Higareda. She began acting on stage at a very early age, along with dancing jazz, flamenco, tap and folklore. At 14, she moved to ...

31. Ronny Cox

Actor | RoboCop

Ronny Cox is a superbly talented actor, singer-songwriter, and musician who has been consistently active in Hollywood for more than 40 years portraying a diverse range of characters. Born in Cloudcroft, New Mexico, Cox received positive reviews for his first film role, his portrayal of ill-fated ...

32. Zuleyka Silver

Actress | 9-1-1

Zuleyka Silver was born in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. She is an actress, known for 9-1-1 (2018) and Too Old to Die Young (2019).

33. Iñaki Godoy

Actor | La querida del Centauro

Iñaki Godoy was born on August 25, 2003 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He is an actor and manager, known for La querida del Centauro (2016), The Imperfects (2022) and MexZombies (2022).

34. Willow Shields

Actress | The Hunger Games

Willow Shields was born on June 1, 2000 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has a twin sister, actress Autumn Shields, and an older brother, actor River Shields. Willow got her first job in 2008, narrating the short film Las Vegas New Mexico 1875 (2008), the story of a dying gunfighter who returns home...

35. Raoul Max Trujillo

Actor | Riddick

Raoul Max Trujillo, aka Raoul Maximiano Trujillo de Chauvelon, was born in Northern New Mexico. He is a mixed blood descendant of Tlaxcalan (Nahuatl), Ute, Apache, Comanche, Pueblo., French, Sephardic Jew and Andalusian Moor. After high school, he spent three years serving in the military in ...

36. French Stewart

Actor | 3rd Rock from the Sun

His mother is a homemaker and his step-father works in a technological laboratory. He is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts with a B.F.A. in Theatre Arts. After graduation, he spent seven years touring in regional theatre. French, by the way, is his real name. It's a family name ...

37. Drew Goddard

Producer | The Martian

Drew Goddard was raised in Los Alamos, New Mexico. He attended Los Alamos High School in Los Alamos, New Mexico and graduated in 1993. He then attended the University of Colorado, and worked as a production assistant in L.A. after graduation. A spec script Drew wrote based on Six Feet Under (2001) ...

38. Ricardo Montalban

Actor | Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Legendary actor Ricardo Montalban was the epitome of Latin elegance, charm and grace on film and television and in the late 1940s and early 1950s reinvigorated the Rudolph Valentino / Ramon Novarro "Latin Lover" style in Hollywood without achieving top screen stardom. Moreover, unlike most minority...

39. Eugenio Derbez

Actor | No se aceptan devoluciones

Actor, writer, director and producer, Eugenio Derbez has a degree in Film Directing from the Mexican Institute of Cinematography and Theater, as well as a degree in Acting from Televisa's Acting School. He has also studied and is trained in the arts of Dance, Music and Singing, and still today he ...

40. Demián Bichir

Actor | The Hateful Eight

Demián Bichir Nájera was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to Maricruz Nájera (María de la Cruz Najera Botello), an actress, and Alejandro Bichir (Alejandro Bichir Batres), a theatre director. His parents met in the theatre. He has two brothers who are also actors, Bruno Bichir and Odiseo Bichir. His ...

41. Chiara Aurelia

Actress | Cruel Summer

Chiara Aurelia is quickly emerging as one of young Hollywood's must watch stars.

Aurelia was nominated for a 2022 Critics Choice Award as Best Actress in a Drama series for her leading role as 'Jeanette Turner' in the Freeform series Cruel Summer, making Aurelia the first actor in the history of the...

42. Maite Perroni

Actress | Mi pecado

Maite Perroni is one of the most prominent and successful artists in the Latin World. The latest project - Maite is the lead actress in the new Netflix thriller series "Oscuro Deseo" (Dark Desire) released this 2020 in over 180 countries worldwide ranked in the Top 10 most-watched series in Mexico,...

43. Luis Gerardo Méndez

Actor | Charlie's Angels

Luis Gerardo Méndez, one of Mexico's biggest stars, is best known for playing the lead role and executive producing Netflix's first Spanish-language original comedy series CLUB DE CUERVOS.

Luis was most recently seen in a lead role in NARCOS: MEXICO (S3) as troubled Mexican police officer 'Victor ...

44. Kate del Castillo

Actress | The Book of Life

Mexican actress Kate del Castillo broke through in America as a result of her award-winning performance in the hit Fox Searchlight/Weinstein movie Under the Same Moon (2007), which is to date the highest-grossing Spanish-language theatrical release in U.S. history.

Kate starred as "Queen of the ...

45. Aviva Baumann

Actress | Superbad

Aviva Baumann was born on July 10, 1984 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. She is an actress, known for Superbad (2007), Spring Break '83 and Cold Case (2003). She has been married to Ken Baumann since June 16, 2012.

46. Diego Boneta

Actor | Luis Miguel: La Serie

Diego Andrés González Boneta was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to engineers Lauro Andrés González-Moreno and Astrid Boneta Gonzalez.

Diego recently starred as the titular character in "Luis Miguel, La Serie." The series, about the Mexican singer's rise to international fame premiered on Telemundo and...

47. Mario Van Peebles

Actor | Heartbreak Ridge

Mario Van Peebles is a highly regarded director, actor, producer and writer. His directorial skills can be seen in the retelling of the epic mini-series "Roots" starring Forest Whitaker and Matthew Goode. Van Peebles has directed award-winning shows such as the recent hit "Empire" and "The Last ...

48. Daniela Bobadilla

Actress | Anger Management

Daniela Bobadilla is most renowned for her role as Sam Goodson in the FX series "Anger Management" where she starred opposite Charlie Sheen as his high octane daughter. She also portrayed the role of Emma in the NBC series "Awake" alongside Jason Isaacs. Most recently she played Riley Taft "Perfect...

49. Paola Núñez

Actress | Bad Boys for Life

Paola Núñez started acting when she was 12 years old. Seven years later she moved from her tiny town of Tecate, to Mexico City to begin her acting career. There she graduated from the acting school CEFAC.

She immediately began working on day-time television serials, in commercial theater and feature...

50. Jace Norman

Actor | Henry Danger

Jace Norman is best known for his starring role in Nickelodeon's hit TV series "Henry Danger" for the past 4 seasons. The show has been nominated for 'Favorite TV Show' at the Kids Choice Awards two years in a row and won the award this year. Jace was also awarded 'Favorite TV Star' 3 years in a ...


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