Birth Place Matching "Mexico City, Mexico" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | The Book of Life
Mexican actress Kate del Castillo broke through in America as a result of her award-winning performance in the hit Fox Searchlight/Weinstein movie Under the Same Moon (2007), which is to date the highest-grossing Spanish-language theatrical release in U.S. history.
Kate starred as "Queen of the ...
Actress | Baby Driver
Eiza González Reyna is a Mexican actress and singer. She was born on January 30, 1990 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Carlos González and Glenda Reyna. Her mother is a yesteryear Mexican model. She has one elder brother, Yulen. She lost her father in a motorcycle accident when she was just 12. Later in ...
Actress | 12 Years a Slave
Lupita Amondi Nyong'o was born March 1, 1983 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Kenyan parents, Dorothy Ogada Buyu and Peter Anyang' Nyong'o. Her father, a senator, was then a visiting lecturer in political science. She was raised in Kenya. At age 16, her parents sent her back to Mexico for seven months to...
4. Diego Luna
Actor | Rogue One
Diego Luna Alexander was born on December 29, 1979 in Mexico City, Mexico, to Alejandro Luna and Fiona Alexander, who worked as a costume designer. His father is Mexican and his mother was British, of Scottish and English descent. His mother died when Diego was only two, in a car accident. He soon ...
Producer | The Revenant
Alejandro González Iñárritu (ih-nyar-ee-too), born August 15th, 1963, is a Mexican film director.
González Iñárritu is the first Mexican director to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director and by the Directors Guild of America for Best Director. He is also the first Mexican-born ...
6. Diego Boneta
Actor | Luis Miguel: La Serie
Diego Andrés González Boneta was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to engineers Lauro Andrés González Lima and Astrid Boneta López. His father is Mexican, and his mother was born in the U.S., to a Puerto Rican father and a Spanish mother.
Diego recently starred as the titular character in "Luis Miguel, ...
Writer | Gravity
Alfonso Cuarón Orozco was born on November 28th in Mexico City, Mexico. From an early age, he yearned to be either a film director or an astronaut. However, he did not want to enter the army, so he settled for directing. He didn't receive his first camera until his twelfth birthday, and then ...
8. Chris Conner
Actor | Altered Carbon
Chris Conner is a stage and screen actor born and raised in Silver City, New Mexico. He currently can be seen as Poe in Netflix's SciFi series Altered Carbon. He's appeared in multiple TV shows and films since receiving a B.F.A. in Acting from Carnegie-Mellon University. Chris resides in Portland, ...
10. Karla Souza
Actress | How to Get Away with Murder
Karla Souza was born in 1986 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Karla Olivares Souza. She is an actress, known for How to Get Away with Murder (2014), The Noble Family (2013) and Suave patria (2012). She has been married to Marshall Trenkmann since May 2014. They have one child.
Actor | Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Handsome Ricardo Montalban was the epitome of Latin elegance, charm and grace on film and television and in the late 1940s and early 1950s reinvigorated the Rudolph Valentino / Ramon Novarro "Latin Lover" style in Hollywood without achieving top screen stardom. Moreover, unlike most minority actors...
12. Emmanuel Lubezki
Cinematographer | Gravity
Lubezki began his career in Mexican film and television productions in the late 1980s. His first international production was the 1993 independent film Twenty Bucks (1993), which followed the journey of a single twenty-dollar bill.
Lubezki is a frequent collaborator with fellow Mexican filmmaker ...
13. Demián Bichir
Actor | The Hateful Eight
Demián Bichir Nájera was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to Maricruz Nájera (María de la Cruz Najera Botello), an actress, and Alejandro Bichir (Alejandro Bichir Batres), a theatre director. His parents met in the theatre. He has two brothers who are also actors, Bruno Bichir and Odiseo Bichir. Demián...
14. Eugenio Derbez
Actor | No se aceptan devoluciones
Actor, writer, director and producer, Eugenio Derbez has a degree in Film Directing from the Mexican Institute of Cinematography and Theater, as well as a degree in Acting from Televisa's Acting School. He has also studied and is trained in the arts of Dance, Music and Singing, and still today he ...
16. Veronica Falcón
Actress | Perry Mason
Veronica Falcon was born on August 8th, in Mexico City. Her career as span for almost three decades. She's considered one of Mexico's best & most versatile international actors, as well as an outstanding choreographer. In 2015 she moved to the US and within months she was cast in one of the best ...
17. Jaime Camil
Actor | Jane the Virgin
Golden Globe Award, Critics' Choice Award, Teen Choice Award nominee and Imagen Award winner Jaime Camil, named by VANITY FAIR as one of the Best New TV Characters of 2014, plays "the scene-stealing comedic bright spot," Rogelio de la Vega, the supremely vain, but totally well-meaning, famous ...
Actor | Heartbreak Ridge
Mario Van Peebles is a highly regarded director, actor, producer and writer. His directorial skills can be seen in the retelling of the epic mini-series "Roots" starring Forest Whitaker and Matthew Goode. Van Pebbles has directed award-winning shows such as the recent hit "Empire" and "The Last ...
Actress | Bates Motel
Natalia Cordova-Buckley was born on November 25, 1982 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. She is an actress and producer, known for Bates Motel (2013), Coco (2017) and Destroyer (2018). She has been married to Brian Buckley since November 11, 2011.
Actress | Anger Management
Daniela Bobadilla is most renowned for her role as Sam Goodson in the FX series "Anger Management" where she starred opposite Charlie Sheen as his high octane daughter. She also portrayed the role of Emma in the NBC series "Awake" alongside Jason Isaacs. Most recently she played Riley Taft "Perfect...
21. Rodrigo Prieto
Cinematographer | Brokeback Mountain
Rodrigo Prieto is a Mexican cinematographer. He is best known for Brokeback Mountain (2005), Babel (2006), Argo (2012), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), and Silence (2016).
He also worked with Alejandro González Iñárritu on the acclaimed Amores perros (2000), 21 Grams (2003), and Biutiful (2010).
24. Alfonso Herrera
Actor | Amar te duele
Arguably one of Latin America's widely-known talents, backed by years of remarkable performances in television and film, Alfonso's stardom was first introduced by his leading role in one of the most successful television series in the history of Latin America, "Rebelde". Rebelde became a grossing ...
25. Aislinn Derbez
Actress | Estar o no estar
Aislinn Derbez is a Mexican actress born and raised in Mexico City, to the artist Gabriela Michel and Eugenio Derbez, who is considered to be one of the greatest and most popular Mexican actors and comedians alive. She is the granddaughter of the Mexican star Silvia Derbez. Aislinn is of Mexican ...
26. Paul Benedict
Actor | Jeremiah Johnson
Paul Benedict was born on September 17, 1938 in Silver City, New Mexico, USA. He was an actor and director, known for Jeremiah Johnson (1972), The Addams Family (1991) and The Goodbye Girl (1977). He died on December 1, 2008 in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA.
28. Jorge Rivero
Actor | Alerta, alta tensión
Very handsome and muscular Mexican leading, on-screen from the mid-1960s. Ironically, in his debut film he played a masked wrestler and his face was never shown. Rivero soon became a sex symbol and a major box-office star, and was called by Hollywood to star with John Wayne in Howard Hawks's Rio ...
30. Maite Perroni
Actress | Triunfo del amor
Maite Perroni is one of the most prominent and successful artists in the Latin World. She has starred in the hottest, most popular "Telenovelas" for over a decade. Maite is also an award winning recording artist, performing sold-out concerts throughout Brazil, Mexico, Spain and Ecuador. Her latest ...
31. Alfonso Arau
Director | Como agua para chocolate
Alfonso Arau has had a long and fruitful career both in front of and behind the camera and is one of the most prominent filmmakers of the Latino community in Hollywood. He was a drama disciple of Seki Sano--a Japanese teacher, classmate of Lee Strasberg with Konstantin Stanislavski in Russia--and ...
32. Bruno Bichir
Actor | El Callejón de los Milagros
Bruno Bichir is one of the most talented actors working in current Mexican cinema, theater and television. He comes directly from a family of artists, where all of its five members (his parents and his two older brothers) are as well highly recognized actors and directors. Bruno has worked with ...
Actress | Savages
Sandra Echeverría was born on December 11, 1984 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Sandra Echeverría Gamboa. She is an actress, known for Savages (2012), Soñarás (2004) and The Clone (2010). She has been married to Leonardo de Lozanne since October 19, 2014.
35. Pedro Armendáriz
Actor | From Russia with Love
Born in Mexican revolution times, Pedro Armendáriz was the first child of Mexican Pedro Armendáriz García-Conde and American Adele Hastings. He was raised in Churubusco, then a suburb of Mexico City, before the family traveled to Laredo, Texas. They lived there until 1921, the year Armendáriz' ...
36. Laura Cerón
Actress | ER
Laura Ceron born in Mexico City was raised in Chicago Suburb Elgin.
Was a member of The Latino Chicago Theater Company, where they created many original productions and innovative stylized theatrical form such as "Cartooning", which merged 'Commedia dell'arte' along with 'Carpero' style Theater. ...
37. Ana Alicia
Actress | Halloween II
Born in Mexico City, Mexico on December 12, 1956, Ana Alicia became the third of four children to Carlos Celestino Ortiz and Alicia Torres Ortiz. She grew up in El Paso, Texas from age 6 after the passing of her father. There, she lived with her grandmother, widowed mother, her uncle Louie and ...
38. Fernanda Romero
Actress | The Eye
Born in Mexico City, Fernanda Romero started her career participating in the sensational youth group Fryzzby (BMG). After walking away from music to study Fashion Design, Fernanda knew her destiny was always to be in front of the camera. Fernanda was spotted by a modeling agency after she was ...
39. Mayes C. Rubeo
Costume Designer | Apocalypto
Mayes C. Rubeo is a costume Designer known for her work on Apocalypto (2006), Avatar (2009), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Warcraft: The Beginning (2016), World War Z (2013) and John Carter (2012). She was born in Mexico City and went on to train in Fashion and Costume at the Los Angeles Trade-Tech ...
40. Carlton Cuse
Producer | Lost
Born in Mexico City, Cuse grew up in Boston, Massachusetts and Orange County, California. He attended Harvard University, graduating with a degree in American History.
Cuse along with Damon Lindelof served as writer and showrunner for all six seasons of Lost for ABC. He also wrote, directed, and was...
42. Marina de Tavira
Actress | Roma
Marina de Tavira is a Mexican theatre, film and television actress. Her career has mainly developed on the Mexican stage working with the most prestigious directors in the scene. She has played the lead parts in stagings of play writes like Bertold Brecht, Harold Pinter, David Mamet, and Ximena ...
Actress | María la del Barrio
Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda (born 26 August 1971), known mononymously as Thalía, is a Mexican singer, songwriter, producer, actress and entrepreneur. She is considered one of the most successful and influential Mexican artists worldwide. Apart from her native Spanish, Thalía has also sung in ...
Actress | Lost Horizon
The daughter of a Spanish surgeon, Maria Margarita Guadalupe Teresa Estella Castilla Bolado y O'Donnell was born in Mexico City. As a niece to famous bandleader Xavier Cugat, she performed with his orchestra from the age of nine as a specialty dancer in nightclubs, and, later, on the Starlight Roof...
Actor | Las oscuras primaveras
Jose Maria lived his whole childhood in Mexico City until the age of 12 when he, along with his family, moved to San Diego, California. As soon as he concluded his high school studies, he moved to Tijuana, Mexico, to attend Law school, but in his first career year a personal experience saw him ...
Camera Department | Guardians of the Galaxy
Gabriel Beristain was born on May 9, 1955 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Luis Gabriel Beristáin. He is known for his work on Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Iron Man (2008) and The Avengers (2012). He is married to Elisabeth Beristain. They have two children.
50. Sasha Rionda
Actress | Total Recall
Sasha Rionda resides in Atlanta, Georgia but was born in Mexico City and is both Swiss and Mexican by parentage.
Her film experience includes appearances in Total Recall (1990) and Old Gringo (1989) as well as working in the independent movie The Devil to Pay (2002), Homeland (2011), String of Light...