The Most Famous

ACTORS from Colombia

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This page contains a list of the greatest Colombian Actors. The pantheon dataset contains 10,030 Actors, 19 of which were born in Colombia. This makes Colombia the birth place of the 33rd most number of Actors behind Israel and Taiwan.

Top 10

The following people are considered by Pantheon to be the top 10 most legendary Colombian Actors of all time. This list of famous Colombian Actors is sorted by HPI (Historical Popularity Index), a metric that aggregates information on a biography’s online popularity. Visit the rankings page to view the entire list of Colombian Actors.

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1. Carlos Valdes (1989 - )

With an HPI of 68.94, Carlos Valdes is the most famous Colombian Actor.  His biography has been translated into 20 different languages on wikipedia.

Carlos David Valdes (born April 20, 1989) is a Colombian-American actor, singer, and dancer. He is best known for his role as Cisco Ramon / Vibe on The CW television series The Flash and other Arrowverse-related projects.

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2. Sofía Vergara (1972 - )

With an HPI of 67.11, Sofía Vergara is the 2nd most famous Colombian Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 60 different languages.

Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara (Spanish: [soˈfi.a βeɾˈɣaɾa], born July 10, 1972) is a Colombian-American actress, television producer, presenter and model. She has been the highest paid actress in American television for seven consecutive years, from 2013 to 2020.Vergara rose to prominence while co-hosting two television shows for Spanish-language television network Univisión in the late 1990s. Her first notable acting job in English was in the film Chasing Papi (2003). She subsequently appeared in Four Brothers (2005) and the comedies Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns (2008) and Madea Goes to Jail (2009), receiving an ALMA Award nomination for the latter. In 2009, she began playing Gloria Delgado-Pritchett in the ABC comedy series Modern Family, for which she was nominated for five Golden Globe Awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards, and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards. Vergara has also had roles in the films The Smurfs (2011), New Year's Eve (2011), The Three Stooges (2012), Machete Kills (2013), Chef (2014), and Hot Pursuit (2015). She also had voice-over roles in the animated films Happy Feet Two (2011), Escape from Planet Earth (2013) and The Emoji Movie (2017). Since 2020, Vergara has been a judge on America's Got Talent.

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3. John Leguizamo (1964 - )

With an HPI of 65.07, John Leguizamo is the 3rd most famous Colombian Actor.  His biography has been translated into 66 different languages.

John Alberto Leguizamo (; Colombian Spanish: [leɣiˈsamo]; born July 22, 1964) is an American actor, stand-up comedian, producer, playwright and screenwriter. He rose to fame with a co-starring role in Super Mario Bros. (1993) as Luigi and a supporting role in the crime drama Carlito's Way (1993). He later notably appeared in the films To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor, Spawn, Moulin Rouge!, Land of the Dead, Summer of Sam, Chef, John Wick, John Wick: Chapter 2, The Happening, and Romeo + Juliet. He has provided voice-work for Sid the Sloth in the animated commercially successful Ice Age film series (2002–2016) and the narrator of the sitcom The Brothers García (2000–2004). He had a recurring role on ER and was a series regular on The Kill Point. He is also known for his role as Ozzy Delvecchio on Bloodline. As of 2009, he has appeared in over 75 films, produced over 10 films, starred on Broadway in several productions (winning several awards, including a Special Tony Award), made over 12 television appearances, and has produced or starred in many other television shows. He has been nominated for four Primetime Emmy Awards, winning one in 1999 for his performance in Freak.

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4. Danna García (1978 - )

With an HPI of 54.72, Danna García is the 4th most famous Colombian Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 27 different languages.

Danna María García Osuna (born February 4, 1978) is a Colombian actress and model best known for playing main roles in telenovelas in Colombia, Mexico and the US.

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5. Angie Cepeda (1974 - )

With an HPI of 54.56, Angie Cepeda is the 5th most famous Colombian Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 17 different languages.

Angélica María Cepeda Jiménez (born 2 August 1974), professionally known as Angie Cepeda, is a Colombian actress. She is probably the best known for her roles in telenovela Pobre Diabla and films Captain Pantoja and the Special Services and Love in the Time of Cholera. She is the younger sister of actress Lorna Paz.

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6. Catherine Siachoque (1972 - )

With an HPI of 54.01, Catherine Siachoque is the 6th most famous Colombian Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 19 different languages.

María Alexandra "Catherine" Siachoque Gaete (born January 21, 1972) is a Colombian actress best known for her (mostly villainess) roles in numerous telenovelas.

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7. Ana María Orozco (1973 - )

With an HPI of 53.06, Ana María Orozco is the 7th most famous Colombian Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 17 different languages.

Ana María Orozco Aristizábal (born July 4, 1973) is a Colombian movie, theatre and television actress who is notable for her portrayal as Betty in the telenovela Yo soy Betty, la fea. In 2001, Orozco won the award for International Female Personality of the Year (Figura internacional femenina del año) at the New York Latin ACE Awards and in 2002, won the award for Actress of the Year (Actriz del año) at the INTE Award for her performance in the telenovela Yo soy Betty, la fea (1999).

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8. Lupe Fuentes (1987 - )

With an HPI of 52.72, Lupe Fuentes is the 8th most famous Colombian Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 27 different languages.

Lupe Fuentes (born 27 January 1987) is a Colombian house music producer, DJ, and former pornographic actress. She has been married to singer and actor Evan Seinfeld since 2011.

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9. Manolo Cardona (1977 - )

With an HPI of 52.64, Manolo Cardona is the 9th most famous Colombian Actor.  His biography has been translated into 18 different languages.

Manuel "Manolo" Julián Cardona Molano (born April 25, 1977) is a Colombian actor.

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10. Juan Pablo Raba (1977 - )

With an HPI of 52.31, Juan Pablo Raba is the 10th most famous Colombian Actor.  His biography has been translated into 18 different languages.

Juan Pablo Raba Vidal (born 14 January 1977) is a Colombian film, TV and telenovela actor, best known internationally for his role as Gustavo Gaviria in the 2015 Netflix series Narcos.

Pantheon has 19 people classified as actors born between 1964 and 1990. Of these 19, 19 (100.00%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living actors include Carlos Valdes, Sofía Vergara, and John Leguizamo. As of October 2020, 2 new actors have been added to Pantheon including Natalia Reyes and Zulay Henao.

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Newly Added Actors (2020)

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