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.
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 and singer. He is best known for his role as Cisco Ramon / Vibe on The CW television series The Flash and other Arrowverse-related projects.
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 and American actress and model. Vergara was the highest paid actress in American television from 2013 to 2020.Vergara rose to prominence while co-hosting two television shows for Spanish-language television network Univision 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 Tyler Perry's comedies 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 four Golden Globe Awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards, and eleven 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), Fading Gigolo (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). Vergara was also the highest-paid Hollywood actress in 2020. Since 2020, Vergara has been a judge on America's Got Talent.
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 Peláez (; Colombian Spanish: [leɣiˈsamo]; born July 22, 1960) is an American actor, comedian, producer and writer. 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 starred in the film To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995), for which he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor. He has since appeared in Romeo + Juliet (1996), A Brother's Kiss (1997), Body Count (1998), Summer of Sam (1999), Moulin Rouge! (2001), Collateral Damage (2002), The Alibi (2006), Righteous Kill (2008), Repo Men (2010), The Counselor (2013), and John Wick (2014). He has provided voice-work for Sid the Sloth in the animated Ice Age film series (2002–2016), as the narrator of the sitcom The Brothers García (2000–2004), and as Bruno in Encanto (2021). Leguizamo 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 2021, Leguizamo has appeared in over 100 films, produced over 20 films and documentaries, starred on Broadway in several productions (winning several awards, including a Special Tony Award), made over 30 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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).
With an HPI of 52.72, Lupe Fuentes is the 8th most famous Colombian Actor. Her biography has been translated into 27 different languages.
Zuleidy Piedrahita, known under the stage names Lupe Fuentes and Lil Lupe, (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.
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.
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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