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Latino American entertainers

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  • Roberto Cantoral (1935 - 2010)
    Roberto Cantoral García (7 June 1935 – 7 August 2010) was a Mexican composer, singer and songwriter. He was known for composing a string of hit Mexican songs, including "El Triste", "Al Final", "La Bar...
  • Edward James Olmos
    Edward James Olmos (born February 24, 1947) is an American, with Mexican citizenship, actor and director. Among his most memorable roles are William Adama in the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica, Lt....
  • Carlos Santana
    Carlos Alberto Santana Barragán (born July 20, 1947) is a Mexican-American rock guitarist. Santana became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered rock, salsa an...
  • María de los Dolores Asúnsolo López Negrete (1905 - 1983)
    Google Doodle: She was a Mexican film actress and the first Latin American movie star to have international appeal. Del Río starred in Hollywood films during the silent era and in the Golden Age of H...
  • Ricky Martin
    On the edge of the new millennium, Puerto Rican pop sensation Ricky Martin gave Latino music an international face with his electrifying performance at the 1999 Grammy Awards which launched Martin into...

Latino or Hispanic Americans are Americans with origins in the Hispanic countries of Latin America or in Spain, and in general all persons in the United States who self-identify as Hispanic or Latino. Many Latino American performers have achieved international fame.

List of notable Latino American entertainers

  • Desi Arnaz, Cuban-born actor, musician, producer, best known for his role as Ricky Ricardo on I Love Lucy
  • Jose Biondi, Argentinian actor, Humorist, best known for his role as Pepe Biondi on Viendo A Biondi
  • Salma Hayek, Mexican-born actress, director and producer
  • Rita Hayworth, American actress and dancer of Spanish descent
  • Eva Longoria, Mexican American actress and former model
  • Ricardo Montalbán, Mexico-born actor, best known for his role as Mr. Roarke on Fantasy Island
  • Rita Moreno, Puerto Rico-born actress. singer and dancer
  • Edward James Olmos, Mexican American actor and director
  • Freddie Prinze, Jr., American actor of Puerto Rican descent
  • Carlos Santana, Mexico-born musician, songwriter
  • Christina Aguilera, American singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer, television personality and actress of Ecuadorian descent
  • Marc Anthony, Puerto Rican American. singer-songwriter, musician, actor and producer
  • Fergie, American singer, songwriter, rapper, fashion designer and actress of Mexican descent
  • Ricky Martin Puerto Rican American singer-songwriter, actor
  • Selena, Mexican American singer-songwriter, record producer, actress, dancer, model and designer

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