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The Most Famous

ACTORS from Colombia

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This page contains a list of the greatest Colombian Actors. The pantheon dataset contains 9,996 Actors, 22 of which were born in Colombia. This makes Colombia the birth place of the 35th most number of Actors behind Israel and Iran.

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. Sofía Vergara (1972 - )

With an HPI of 57.38, Sofía Vergara is the most famous Colombian Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 63 different languages on wikipedia.

Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara (Spanish: [soˈfi.a βeɾˈɣaɾa]; born July 10, 1972) is a Colombian and American actress and model. 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). Since 2020, Vergara has been a judge on America's Got Talent.

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2. John Leguizamo (1964 - )

With an HPI of 53.82, John Leguizamo is the 2nd most famous Colombian Actor.  His biography has been translated into 66 different languages.

John Alberto Leguizamo Peláez (; Colombian Spanish: [leɣiˈsamo]; born July 22, 196013:00) is an American actor, comedian, and film producer. He has appeared in over 100 films, produced over 20 films and documentaries, made over 30 television appearances, and has produced various television projects. He has also written and performed for the Broadway stage receiving three Tony Award nominations for Freak in 1998, Sexaholix in 2002, and Latin History for Morons in 2018. He received a Special Tony Award in 2018. Leguizamo rose to fame with a co-starring role in Super Mario Bros. (1993) as Luigi, Benny Blanco in the crime drama Carlito's Way (1993), and later To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995), for which he received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination. Other films include Romeo + Juliet (1996), Summer of Sam (1999), Moulin Rouge! (2001), Empire (2002), Love in the Time of Cholera (2007), Righteous Kill (2008), The Lincoln Lawyer (2011), John Wick (2014) and John Wick 2 (2017), The Menu (2022), and Violent Night (2022). He served as the narrator of the sitcom The Brothers García (2000–2004) and voiced Sid the Sloth in the Ice Age franchise (2002–2016), and as Bruno in Encanto (2021). Leguizamo is also known for his television roles including Freak (1998) for which he received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program. He received further Primetime Emmy Award nominations for the Paramount miniseries Waco (2018), and Netflix's limited series When They See Us (2019). He's also appeared on ER, The Kill Point, Bloodline, and The Mandalorian. In 2023, it was announced he would host the MSNBC series Leguizamo Does America, premiering on Sunday April 16.

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3. Angie Cepeda (1974 - )

With an HPI of 42.56, Angie Cepeda is the 3rd most famous Colombian Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 19 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 the telenovela Pobre Diabla and the 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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4. Catherine Siachoque (1972 - )

With an HPI of 41.83, Catherine Siachoque is the 4th most famous Colombian Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 21 different languages.

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

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5. Danna García (1978 - )

With an HPI of 41.81, Danna García is the 5th 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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6. Juan Pablo Raba (1977 - )

With an HPI of 39.89, Juan Pablo Raba is the 6th most famous Colombian Actor.  His biography has been translated into 22 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.

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7. Manolo Cardona (1977 - )

With an HPI of 39.55, Manolo Cardona is the 7th most famous Colombian Actor.  His biography has been translated into 20 different languages.

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

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8. Ana María Orozco (1973 - )

With an HPI of 38.43, Ana María Orozco is the 8th 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, she won the award for Actress of the Year (Actriz del año) at the INTE Awards for her performance in the telenovela Yo soy Betty, la fea (1999).

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9. Lupe Fuentes (1987 - )

With an HPI of 38.39, Lupe Fuentes is the 9th most famous Colombian Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 28 different languages.

Zuleidy Piedrahita, known professionally as Lupe Fuentes or Little Lupe, is a Colombian house music producer, DJ, and former pornographic actress.

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10. Natasha Klauss (1975 - )

With an HPI of 38.28, Natasha Klauss is the 10th most famous Colombian Actor.  Her biography has been translated into 20 different languages.

Natasha Alexandra Rastapkavičius Arrondo (Russian: Наташа Александра Растапкавичюс Аррондо; born 25 June 1975), professionally known as Natasha Klauss, is a Colombian actress and businesswoman of Uruguayan and Lithuanian descent, best known for her roles in Telemundo telenovelas La Venganza, Pasión de Gavilanes, El Zorro, la espada y la rosa and La Tormenta.

Pantheon has 22 people classified as actors born between 1964 and 1990. Of these 22, 22 (100.00%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living actors include Sofía Vergara, John Leguizamo, and Angie Cepeda. As of April 2022, 3 new actors have been added to Pantheon including Cristina Umaña, Lillo Brancato, and Ana Lucía Domínguez.

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