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The Most Famous Mexican Actors and Actresses

Some of Famous Mexican Actors

Danny Trejo is one of the most famous tough guys in the World.

He is a great Mexican American actor, famous for playing bad guys in many Hollywood hits such as "Desperado", "From Dusk Till dawn", "Con Air", and many others.

What is really inspiring about Danny is his life story.

Even though he is truly a tough guy (has committed various crimes, was addicted to drugs and spent many years in prison) he managed to overcome the drug addiction, to completely rehabilitate and become a productive member of the society; and what is most amazing he has a good heart despite all the bad things that had happened to him.

His acting is natural, honest and direct which is why the audience loves him so much. He has many fans around the World and is a role model for many young Mexicans and Mexican Americans.

Eduardo Verastegui (born in 1974, in Mexico) is one of the most famous Mexican actors, and is very popular in Hollywood and beyond. This great looking Mexican model is a very talented actor and a singer as well. Some of his movies are: "Chasing Papi", "Meet Me in Miami", "Bella", etc.

Gabriel Soto (born in 1975 in Mexico City, Mexico) is the king of Mexican soap operas (Telenovelas). He is officially one of the most handsome Mexican actors and has millions of female fans in all of the Latin America and Unites States.

Gael Garcia Bernal (born in 1978 in Guadalajara, Mexico) is a very smart, intelligent and talented Mexican actor and director, and definitely the future of Mexican and World film. Some of the great movies he played in are: "Y Tu Mama Tambien", "Amores Perros", "Babel", "El Crimen Del Padre Amaro", "The Motorcycle Diaries", etc.

Mark Tacher (born in 1977, in Mexico City, Mexico) is a good looking, well educated, multitalented and well-rounded polyglot that is a very passionate actor and musician. Even thought he is a very good guitarist he is most famous for great performance in Mexican soap operas (Telenovelas).

Famous Mexican Actresses

Probably the most famous Mexican actress is the Mexican Goddess Salma Hayek.

Hayek is not just beautiful women and very talented actress, film producer and director but she is also a very smart lady with golden and generous heart.

There is no man that can resist to her sophisticated beauty because the older she gets the more beautiful she is. The reason for this must be that she is a great wife and mom, and very family oriented which is common for Mexican people. As you know, there is nothing more beautiful than a woman that loves and is loved in return.

Salma Hayek has numerous movie hits and she is the only actress of Mexican origin that is nominated for the Academy Award for the Best Actress. She won many national and international prestige awards and is considered as one of the greatest Mexican American actress of all times.

Another very popular and one of the most famous actresses in Mexico is Aracely Arambula. This beautiful and hot Mexican model, singer and actress is known as the Mexican queen of the soup operas (telenovelas). Due to her great performances in the telenovelas Arambula rapidly achieved favored status in the entire Latin America.

This lady doesn't just know how to act be she is also very popular Mexican singer and has millions of fans in Mexico and beyond (especially in the Latin America and the south part of the United States).

Barbara Mori is another very famous and loved Mexican actress that started her career as a model and then later became soap opera actress which made her famous and adored throughout the Mexico. There is no need saying that Barbara Mori is beautiful, sexy, hot and irresistible but she is also sophisticated lady that is very good at what she's doing.

Alejandra Guzman is a true Mexican icon. She is a very talented actress and great Mexican rock singer. She is world famous and is known as the "queen of Rock" in the Latin America and beyond.

There are many other actresses such as Altair Jarabo, Ana De La Reguera, Ana Claudia Talancon, Anahi, Anette Michel, Daniela Lujan, etc that are talented, beautiful, sex symbols, famous and very popular. In other words there is simple no end to the Mexican beauty and talent.

The Most Famous Mexican Actress Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek


Salma Valgarma Hayek Jimenez is born on September 2, 1966 in Mexico.

She was raised in a wealthy and traditional Mexican family and had a good but challenging childhood due to her dyslexia. This however didn't stop her from working hard and achieving the world fame.

In 2007 a poll (done in United States) found Hayek to be the "sexiest celebrity" out of 3,000 celebrities. In 2008, Entertainment Weekly ranked Hayek number 15 in their list of the "25 Smartest People in TV, and The Hollywood Reporter ranked Hayek fourth in their list of the most powerful members of the Hollywood Latino community.

Interesting thing is that Mexican actress Salma Hayek is the first Mexican national to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. Also, she won numerous prestige awards during her rich acting career which lasts for some 20 years. Of course there are many more Salma Hayek's years to come.

All of the above is a proof that Hayek is one of the most famous Mexican women and a great and very talented actress. However aside from acting she is also a very successful director and television and film producer.

Even though she is mostly famous for her acting career Selma Hayek is much more than just a great actress. She is an ardent fighter for human rights and she is persistently fighting against the domestic violence and discrimination against the immigrants.

Hayek has proved to the world that beautiful, hot and sexy Mexican women can be at the same time very smart, eloquent, and sophisticated lady who is a passionate fighter for human rights but also warmhearted and gentle mother and wife.

Salma Hayek Filmography Overview:

"Mi Vida Loca", "Desperado", "From Dusk Till Down", "Fallow Me Home", "Fools Rush In", "Wild Wild West", "Traffic", "Hotel", "Frida", 'One Upon a Time In Mexico", "Bandidas', "Lonely Hearts", etc.