Birth Place Matching "Puerto Rico" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Rita Moreno

Actress | West Side Story

Rita Moreno is one of the very few performers to win an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony and a Grammy, thus becoming an EGOT. She was born Rosita Dolores Alverío in the hospital in Humacao, Puerto Rico on December 11, 1931 (but raised in nearby, smaller Juncos, which had no hospital), to seamstress Rosa ...

2. Adria Arjona

Actress | Father of the Bride

Accustomed to airplanes and distant countries since she could recall, Adria Arjona was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Mexico City. Falling asleep in Guatemala and waking up in Argentina was not out of norm for her. She is the daughter of a Puerto Rican mother, Leslie, and a Guatemalan father, ...

3. Ramón Rodríguez

Actor | Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Ramón Rodríguez was born on December 20, 1979 in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico. He is an actor and producer, known for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), Need for Speed (2014) and Battle Los Angeles (2011).

4. Joaquin Phoenix

Actor | Her

Joaquin Phoenix was born Joaquin Rafael Bottom in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Arlyn (Dunetz) and John Bottom, and is the middle child in a brood of five. His parents, from the continental United States, were then serving as Children of God missionaries. His mother is from a Jewish family from New ...

5. Roselyn Sanchez

Actress | Act of Valor

Roselyn Milagros Sánchez Rodríguez is a Puerto Rican singer-songwriter, dancer, model, actress, producer, and writer. On television, she is best known for her roles as Elena Delgado on the CBS police procedural Without a Trace (2005-09), as Carmen Luna on the Lifetime comedy-drama Devious Maids (...

6. Luis Guzmán

Actor | Traffic

Actor of Puerto Rican descent who gained fame making many memorable films in the 1980s and 1990s due to his villainous physical appearance. Guzmán was born in Cayey, Puerto Rico on August 28, 1956 and raised in New York City's Greenwich Village and the surrounding Lower East Side neighborhood. His ...

7. Benicio Del Toro

Actor | Sicario

Benicio Del Toro emerged in the mid-1990s as one of the most watchable and charismatic character actors to come along in years. A favorite of film buffs, Del Toro gained mainstream public attention as the conflicted but basically honest Mexican policeman in Steven Soderbergh's Traffic (2000).

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8. Raul Julia

Actor | The Addams Family

Raul Julia was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Olga Arcelay, a mezzo-soprano singer, and Raúl Juliá, an electrical engineer. He graduated from Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola High School in San Juan. Here he studied the rigorous classical curriculum of the Jesuits and was always active ...

9. Ismael Cruz Cordova

Actor | In the Blood

Ismael Cruz- Córdova is an actor, entrepreneur currently based in New York. Born and raised in Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico. At age fifteen, Ismael began working locally in commercials, TV and film shortly after joining his High School Drama Club. In 2006 he decided to further pursue his dream and ...

10. Bad Bunny

Actor | Bullet Train

Bad Bunny was born on March 10, 1994 in Almirante Sur, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. He is a music artist and actor, known for Bullet Train (2022), My Spy (2020) and F9: The Fast Saga (2021).

11. Armando Riesco

Actor | The Chi

Armando Riesco is a versatile and highly regarded NYC based actor. He has appeared in over a dozen films (Garden State, Adult World, Bella, World Trade Center), and regular, recurring, and guest starring spots on television ("National Treasure: Edge of History","The Chi", "Queen of the South"). He ...

12. Yara Martinez

Actress | The Tick

Yara Martinez was born on August 31, 1979 in Puerto Rico. She is an actress and producer, known for The Tick (2016), The Hitcher (2007) and True Detective (2014). She has been married to Joe Lewis since 2018.

13. David Zayas

Actor | Skyline

David Zayas was born on August 15, 1962 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He is an actor and producer, known for Skyline (2010), The Expendables (2010) and Dexter (2006). He has been married to Liza Colón-Zayas since November 21, 1998. They have one child.

14. Sharinna Allan

Actress | Good Egg

Sharinna Allan was born in 1991 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is an actress, known for Good Egg (2022), Billions (2016) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999).

15. Amaury Nolasco

Actor | Prison Break

Amaury Nolasco was born in Puerto Rico. He is an actor and producer, known for Prison Break (2005), Transformers (2007) and A Good Day to Die Hard (2013).

16. Paul Calderon

Actor | Four Rooms

Paul Calderon was born in 1959 in Puerto Rico. He is an actor and producer, known for Four Rooms (1995), Pulp Fiction (1994) and King of New York (1990). He has been married to Catherine E Salsich since 1986. They have two children.

17. Carlos Ponce

Actor | Couples Retreat

Award-winning actor, singer, songwriter, composer and TV personality, the multifaceted Carlos Ponce has enjoyed a storied career in the entertainment industry. Born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, Carlos made his acting debut at the age of six. Since then he has starred in numerous productions on small ...

18. José Ferrer

Actor | The Caine Mutiny

José Ferrer was a Puerto Rican actor and film director. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for playing the title character in Cyrano de Bergerac (1950). Ferrer was the first Puerto Rican actor to win an Academy Award, and also the first Hispanic actor to win an Academy Award.

In 1912, Ferrer was...

19. Charlotte Ayanna

Actress | Training Day

Charlotte Ayanna was born on September 25, 1976 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is an actress, known for Training Day (2001), Love the Hard Way (2001) and Jawbreaker (1999).

20. Ari Meyers

Actress | Kate & Allie

Ari Meyers was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Sunday, 6 April 1969. She began an acting career at age 12, with her role as Al Pacino's stepdaughter in Al Pacino's Author! Author! (1982) and hasn't looked back, since. Ari dictated her first play, "The Super Magic Show", for her nursery school ...

21. Lymari Nadal

Actress | American Gangster

Lymari came to Los Angeles in 2001, and at 22 years old finished her Masters degree in Chemistry at the University of Puerto Rico, where she also took acting classes.

After graduating, she went on to work in theater in San Juan. Her first TV show, a sitcom based on her own experiences in grad ...

22. Lio Mehiel

Actor | Mutt

Lío Mehiel is a Puerto Rican and Greek actor, artist, and filmmaker. Their work explores the inherent contradiction of the trans experience - simultaneously rooted in the body while also transcending beyond it.

Lío began their career as a professional salsa dancer and child actor on Broadway. They ...

23. Renoly Santiago

Actor | Hackers

Renoly Santiago was born in Lajas, Puerto Rico and he spent his childhood in Union City, New Jersey. Before establishing himself as an accomplished entertainer, Renoly started singing, acting, dancing and writing early on, following his calling while very young; earning a dance scholarship to the ...

24. Marcel Ruiz

Actor | One Day at a Time

Marcel has been in front of the cameras since his home birth in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, and began his career acting in commercials since early age. He moved to Los Angeles at the age of nine and has taken his hobby of acting and turned it into a full-fledged career as a star in Netflix's reboot ...

25. Miriam Colon

Actress | Scarface

Miriam Colon was born on August 20, 1936 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She was an actress, known for Scarface (1983), Sabrina (1995) and Goal! The Dream Begins (2005). She was previously married to Fred Valle, George Paul Edgar and ???. She died on March 3, 2017 in New York City, New York, USA.

26. Ivonne Coll

Actress | Instinct

"A formidable actress as she continues to deliver breakthrough performances on television, film and theater" -Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune

Ivonne Coll is a Theater, Television, and Film award-winning actress born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico where as a child she trained in classical ballet and ...

27. Ricky Martin

Soundtrack | Ricky Martin: Livin' la vida loca

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Ricky initiated his singing career in the Latin all boy-band group Menudo. After leaving the group, he moved to New York to study acting. After finishing his studies, he relocated to Mexico where he performed as actor in "Mama ama el Rock", "Alcanzar una Estrella II"...

28. Valery M. Ortiz

Actress | Gabby Duran & The Unsittables

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Ortiz grew up in Orlando, Florida. An early love of dancing led to roles in local theater productions. As her interest in theatre and acting grew, Valery eased out of dancing and began focusing on acting. Eventually, she enrolled in the University of Central Florida ...

29. Ramón Franco

Actor | Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Ramon Franco is considered by many in the industry one of the finest character actors of his generation.In 2014 he made Grantland's list of "The 10 Most Underappreciated Actors on TV This Year" for his role as Fausto Galvan in the Peabody award-winning show "The Bridge". He's best known to movie ...

30. Kamar de los Reyes

Actor | Sleepy Hollow

Raised in the backstage wings of Las Vegas hotels by his Cuban father, Puerto Rico-born Kamar de los Reyes knew the second he was hoisted onto the stage to dance with Lola Falana at the age of 8, that he not only wanted to perform, but he wanted to be out front.

Kamar's father, a Cuban drummer and ...

31. Angel Manuel Soto

Director | La granja

Born in Santurce, Puerto Rico. Son of a car salesman and a flight attendant. Studied architecture and advertising. Always loved films. Now he makes them. He is a cinephile. He travels all over the world doing it, including Australia, Thailand, Cambodia, France, USA, and Puerto Rico. He is not ...

32. Ebonie Smith

Actress | Lethal Weapon

Ebonie Smith was born on September 16, 1978 in Puerto Rico. She is an actress and composer, known for Lethal Weapon (1987), Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) and Lethal Weapon 4 (1998).

33. Luis Roberto Guzmán

Actor | Cobra Kai

In the beginning, he tried to enter the musical group Menudo, but didn't make it. Later he entered the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras, completing his studies in the Department of Drama. He moved to Mexico in 1999. He continues academic study with Patricia Reyes Spindola and Art Studies ...

34. Marisé Álvarez

Actress | Obi-Wan Kenobi

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Marisé has been working in theatre, film, television, music and radio for the last 15 years. Her first notable role was Neyshalí in the award winning feature film Lovesickness (2007) of Executive Producer Benicio Del Toro. Soon after, she played Cuban revolutionary ...

35. Joyce Giraud

Actress | The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Joyce Giraud is a Puerto Rican actress, model, film and television producer and philanthropist. Joyce was born in Aguas Buenas, Puerto Rico. After graduating at the age of 16, she began modeling and attended the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico where she finished two Bachelor of Arts degrees...

36. Bruce Gray

Actor | Starship Troopers

Most Canadians would know Bruce Gray as the star of the TV series Traders (Gemini Award), but most Americans would recognize him as the Father of the groom in My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Although he began his acting career on stage in the 60s, he quickly moved into daytime dramas: contracted to ...

37. Daniel Lugo

Actor | American Made

Daniel Lugo was born on July 30, 1945 in Caguas, Puerto Rico. He is an actor and producer, known for American Made (2017), Mariana de la noche (1975) and Deception (2008).

38. Joan Smalls

Actress | Set It Up

Joan Smalls is a fashion supermodel best known for her work Givenchy, Estée Lauder and as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in five Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2011 through 2015. She has been a face Estee Lauder since 2011, and was the first Latina to represent Estée Lauder...

39. Berto Colon

Actor | Conviction

Berto Colon was born on May 18, 1973 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Berto is an actor, known for Conviction (2016), Orange Is the New Black (2013) and Show Me a Hero (2015).

40. Hechter Ubarry

Actor | Crocodile Dundee II

At the age of 3 Hechter moved to New York from Puerto Rico with his mother and two sisters. He grew up in an environment of music and movies. His mother, a former singer on Puerto Rican radio often had musicians at the home. His grandmother was a huge fan of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers movies ...

41. Marcelino Sánchez

Actor | The Warriors

Born Marcelino Sánchez on December 5, 1957, in Cayey, Puerto Rico, he died of AIDS-related cancer in his Hollywood home on November 21, 1986. Sanchez began acting in the late 1970s. His third film role was that of Rembrandt, a young, naïve gang member with a flair for spray painting in The Warriors...

42. Adrienne Acevedo Lovette

Actress | Sunlight Jr.

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and raised in Orlando, FL, Adrienne is an award-winning actor, director, writer, and overall filmmaker. She is the founder of The Garage Productions, which has several award-winning films and web series, all of which showcase the underrepresented, the BIPOC Community,...

43. Luis Antonio Ramos

Actor | Power

Luis Antonio Ramos was born in San German, Puerto Rico. He is known for Power (2014), Do the Right Thing (1989) and Martin (1992).

44. Miguel Arteta

Director | Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Miguel Arteta was born in 1965 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is a director and producer, known for Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014), The Good Girl (2002) and Youth in Revolt (2009). He is married to Justine Arteta.

45. Maria-Elena Laas

Actress | Warrior

Maria-Elena Laas was born on November 28, 1983 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She is an actress and producer, known for Warrior (2019), Vida (2018) and Vital Signs.

46. Michelan Sisti

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Michelan (Michael) was born in San Juan, PR, where his US Army family was stationed at the time. He is known for his film, television, and theatrical work. Micha's films include, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991), The Muppets (2011),...

47. Julian Acosta

Actor | The Lords of Salem

From Jesus Christ and Johnny Ramone, to a violently brilliant billionaire and a libidinous priest, all the way to gritty cops, international drug lords, straight laced lawyers, gay hustlers, crooked doctors and razor sharp political animals, Julian Acosta has been a part of some of television's ...

48. Ricky Garcia

Actor | Big Fat Liar 2

Ricky Garcia was born on January 22, 1999 in Puerto Rico. He is an actor, known for Bigger Fatter Liar (2017), Best Friends Whenever (2015) and Finding 'Ohana (2021).

49. Camelia Lynne

Actress | Fake-Out

Camelia Lynne was born on September 22, 1953 in Puerto Rico. She is an actress and writer, known for Fake-Out (1982), The Killing Time (1987) and Terror on Tour (1980). She has been married to Jeff Lynne since September 19, 2017. She was previously married to Kiefer Sutherland and Terry Kath.

50. Don Omar

Soundtrack | Fast Five

William Omar Landrón Rivera is the oldest son of William Landrón and Luz Antonia Rivera. He was raised in Cristo Rey, a barrio of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, specifically in the Villa Altagracia area. From an early age, he showed interest in the music of Vico C and Brewley MC, but never ...


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