Birth Place Matching "San Juan, Puerto Rico" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Joaquin Phoenix

Actor | Her

Joaquin Phoenix was born Joaquin Rafael Bottom in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Arlyn (Dunetz) and John Bottom, and is the middle child in a brood of five. His parents, from the continental United States, were then serving as Children of God missionaries. His mother is from a Jewish family in New York,...

2. Roselyn Sanchez

Actress | Act of Valor

Roselyn Sanchez was born on April 2, 1973 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is an actress, known for Act of Valor (2012), Rush Hour 2 (2001) and Without a Trace (2002). She has been married to Eric Winter since November 29, 2008. They have two children. She was previously married to Gary Stretch.

3. Raul Julia

Actor | The Addams Family

Raul Julia was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Olga Arcelay, a mezzo-soprano singer, and Raúl Juliá, an electrical engineer. He graduated from Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola High School in San Juan. Here he studied the rigorous classical curriculum of the Jesuits and was always active ...

4. Charlotte Ayanna

Actress | Training Day

Charlotte Ayanna was born on September 25, 1976 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Charlotte Lopez. She is an actress, known for Training Day (2001), Love the Hard Way (2001) and Kate & Leopold (2001).

5. Ricky Martin

Soundtrack | August: Osage County

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Ricky initiated his singing career in the Latin all boy-band group Menudo. After leaving the group, he moved to New York to study acting. After finishing his studies, he relocated to Mexico where he performed as actor in "Mama ama el Rock", "Alcanzar una Estrella II"...

6. Ari Meyers

Actress | Kate & Allie

Ari Meyers was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Sunday, 6 April 1969. She began an acting career at age 12, with her role as Al Pacino's stepdaughter in Al Pacino's Author! Author! (1982) and hasn't looked back, since. Ari dictated her first play, "The Super Magic Show", for her nursery school ...

7. Juano Hernandez

Actor | Kiss Me Deadly

He was the son of a Puerto Rican seaman. He was self-educated and spent much of his childhood in Brazil singing on the streets to raise money for food. He became an actor after having been a circus performer, radio actor, and vaudeville performer. He worked in the chorus of the 1927 stage ...

8. Valery M. Ortiz

Actress | Hit the Floor

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Ortiz grew up in Orlando, Florida. An early love of dancing led to major roles in local theater productions. Her passion and talent eventually brought her to Los Angeles, where she immediately found success hosting a local television program. Other acting and hosting ...

9. Michelan Sisti

Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Michelan (Michael) was born in San Juan, PR, where his US Army family was stationed at the time. He is known for his film, television, and theatrical work. Micha's films include, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991), The Muppets (2011),...

10. Joan Smalls

Actress | Set It Up

Joan Smalls is a fashion supermodel best known for her work Givenchy, Estée Lauder and as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in five Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2011 through 2015. She has been a face Estee Lauder since 2011, and was the first Latina to represent Estée Lauder...

11. Kamar de los Reyes

Actor | Sleepy Hollow

Raised in the backstage wings of Las Vegas hotels by his Cuban father, Puerto Rican born Kamar de los Reyes knew the second he was hoisted onto the stage to dance with Lola Falana at the age of eight, that he not only wanted to perform, but he wanted to be out front.

Kamar's father, a Cuban drummer ...

12. Dayanara Torres

Actress | Hataw na

Young beauty queen raised in small town of Toa Alta, Puerto Rico. Represented Toa Alta in the Miss Puerto Rico contest, where she won. Eventually represented Puerto Rico in the 1993 Miss Universe contest, where she walked away with the crown. After winning the crown, she filmed a movie for famed ...

13. Bruce Gray

Actor | My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Most Canadians would know Bruce Gray as the star of the TV series Traders (Gemini Award), but most Americans would recognize him as the Father of the groom in My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Although he began his acting career on stage in the 60s, he quickly moved into daytime dramas: contracted to ...

14. Shalim Ortiz

Actor | Heroes

Shalim Ortiz is a Puerto Rican artist that has been one of the few Latino actors of his generation to successfully establish himself both in the English and Spanish markets. Working throughout the arts, Shalim has received critical acclaim in acting (television & film), theatre & as a recording ...

15. Jose Molina

Producer | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Jose Molina was born in 1971 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is known for his work on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Without a Trace (2002) and The Tick (2017).

16. Miguel Arteta

Director | The Good Girl

Miguel Arteta was born in 1965 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is a director, known for The Good Girl (2002), Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014) and Youth in Revolt (2009).

17. Eugene Iglesias

Actor | Taza, Son of Cochise

Eugene Iglesias was born on December 3, 1926 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is an actor, known for Taza, Son of Cochise (1954), Hiawatha (1952) and The Duel at Silver Creek (1952).

18. Alberto Morin

Actor | Two Mules for Sister Sara

Alberto Morin was born on December 26, 1902 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Salvador R. López. He is known for his work on Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970), The Green Hornet (1966) and About Mrs. Leslie (1954). He died on April 7, 1989 in Burbank, California, USA.

19. Modesto Lacen

Actor | Celia

Loíza, Puerto Rico, Theater, film, radio and television actor and producer with a history of 20 years of uninterrupted work in Puerto Rico, the United States, Spain and Colombia, among others. He began working professionally as a teenager and continued his training in the Drama Department of the ...

20. Marisé Álvarez

Actress | The Vessel

Born and raised in San Juan, Marisé has been working in Theatre, Film, Television, Music and Radio for the last 15 years. Her first notable role was Neyshalí in the award winning Puerto Rican feature film Maldeamores of Executive Producer Benicio del Toro. Soon after, she played Cuban revolutionary...

21. Adrienne Lovette

Actress | Sunlight Jr.

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and based out of New York City, Adrienne is an award winning actor, director, writer and filmmaker known for her roles in Sunlight Jr., Gotham, Master of None, and When I'm With You, a feature film she wrote, produced and starred in. She is also the founder of The ...

22. Chayanne

Actor | Dance with Me

Elmer Figueroa de Arce, better known as Chayanne, was born in Puerto Rico, the third of five siblings. He is married to Venezuelan Mariana Elizabeth "Marilisa" Maronesa de Figueroa, with whom he has a son, Lorenzo Valentino and a daughter, Isadora Sofia. Chayanne debuted as a singer at ten years of...

23. Tego Calderon

Actor | Fast Five

Tego Calderón was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, in 1972. He grew up in Río Grande and Carolina, areas of Puerto Rico that maintain some of the strongest Afro-Caribbean influences on the island. Throughout his childhood Calderón was exposed by his parents to the groundbreaking music of salsa legend...

24. Tony Oliver

Actor | Rupan sansei

Tony Oliver was born on May 12, 1958 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Rafael Antonio Oliver. He is known for his work on Lupin the 3rd: The Mystery of Mamo (1978), Akira (1988) and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993). He has been married to Barbara Oliver since July 7, 1979. They have two children.

25. Javier Grillo-Marxuach

Producer | Lost

Javier Grillo-Marxuach was born on October 28, 1969 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is a producer and writer, known for Lost (2004), Charlie's Angels (2011) and Charmed (1998).

26. Kesia Elwin

Actress | Miracle at St. Anna

Kesia Elwin was born on November 25, 1976 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is an actress and producer, known for Miracle at St. Anna (2008), The Battle of Gorthene: La Battaglia di Gorthene and Parallel Avenue (2012).

27. Daddy Yankee

Soundtrack | The Do-Over

Daddy Yankee was born Ramon Ayala on February 3, 1976, in Villa Kennedy, Santruce, Puerto Rico. One of the top reggaetón (Spanish-language dancehall reggae) artists, he started to rhyme and sing at the age of 13. One of his first major appearances on record was on DJ Tony Touch's album "The ...

28. Alex Colon

Actor | MacGyver

Supporting actor Alex Colon launched his film career in the early 1970s appearing in dramas ranging from religious tract The Cross and the Switchblade (1970), to the gentle comedy Harry and Tonto (1974), to the fact-based made-for-TV action movie Raid on Entebbe (1976). Colon made his final film ...

29. Carlos Colón Jr.

Actor | WWF SmackDown!

Carlos Colón Jr. was born on February 21, 1979 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Carlos Edwin Colon Coates. He is an actor, known for WWE SmackDown Live (1999), House of Hardcore 2 (2013) and WWE Raw (1993).

30. Luis Roberto Guzmán

Actor | El Pantera

In the beginning, he tried to enter the musical group Menudo, but didn't make it. Later he entered the University of Puerto Rico in Rio Piedras, completing his studies in the Department of Drama. He moved to Mexico in 1999. He continues academic study with Patricia Reyes Spindola and Art Studies ...

31. Janice Rivera

Actress | Mars Attacks!

Janice Rivera was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is an actress, known for Mars Attacks! (1996), Bulletproof (1996) and Blame It on the Vodka (1992). She has been married to Frank Montelione since December 20, 1998. They have one child.

32. Luis Miguel

Soundtrack | Spanglish

Luis Miguel's exceptional artistic career began in 1982, when at the age of 12 he debuted with his first recording, "Uno + Uno Dos Enamorados (1 + 1 = 2 Lovers)". It became an immediate hit and catapulted him onto the Latin music charts, making him a household name in Spanish speaking countries all...

33. Lillian Hurst

Actress | Orange County

Hurst was born in the Villa Palmera section of San Juan, Puerto Rico, where the middle class families live. Her father was the owner of the "Farmacia Imperial" (Imperial Pharmacy) located in the neighborhood of Barrio Obrero. Hurst is also a cousin of Puerto Rican television producer Tommy Muñiz. ...

34. Eddie Matos

Actor | General Hospital

Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He attended high school in New Jersey. He is in a three-person band called "23 Link Chain" in which he plays drums. He taught himself to play.

35. Tony Martinez

Soundtrack | Rock Around the Clock

Tony Martinez was born on January 27, 1920 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was an actor, known for Rock Around the Clock (1956), The Naked Dawn (1955) and The Real McCoys (1957). He was married to Myra. He died on September 16, 2002 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

36. Luis Fonsi

Soundtrack | Ibiza

Luis Fonsi was born on April 15, 1978 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero. He has been married to Águeda López since September 10, 2014. They have two children. He was previously married to Adamari López.

37. Mónica López

Stunts | Fast Five

Mónica López was born on April 12, 1985 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is known for her work on Fast Five (2011), Bright (2017) and Bird Box (2018).

38. Jessica Mas

Actress | El Pantera

Jessica Mas was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is an actress, known for El Pantera (2007), Palabra de mujer (2007) and El Fantasma de Elena (2010).

39. Miguel Ángel Suárez

Actor | Bananas

Miguel Ángel Suárez was born on July 5, 1939 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Miguelángel Suárez. He was an actor and director, known for Bananas (1971), Che: Part One (2008) and Tosca, la verdadera historia (2001). He was married to Amneris Morales. He died on April 1, 2009 in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.

40. Melissa Rivera

Actress | RagDolls: Webseries

Melissa was born into a creative family that includes

musicians, writers, photographers, and entrepreneurs. She was interested in

performance from an early age. At age 4, she would use her school lunchtime to

prepare for music class with the Cepeda Brothers - a famous Puerto Rican folk

music group -and...

41. Priscilla Delgado

Actress | Julieta

Priscilla Delgado was born on March 31, 2002 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is an actress, known for Julieta (2016), The Consul of Sodom (2009) and The Evil That Men Do (2015).

42. Braulio Castillo hijo

Actor | Una Boda en Castañer

Braulio Castillo hijo followed his famous father's footsteps as a romantic leading man. First in Puerto Rican TV through its popular soap operas and then Mexico and Miami. He's a very recognizable name in Spanish-speaking TV.

43. Jonny Moseley

Self | Uprising

Jonny was born in Puerto Rico, and started skiing when he was 9 years old. His brother dared him to ski, and he did. Ever since then he has been skiing. He entered his first competetion soon after he started skiing.

He also enjoys playing golf, and wakeboarding. His victory in the 1998 Winter ...

44. Oskar Rodriguez

Actor | Noomie

Oskar Rodriguez (Oscar Alejandro Rodriguez Ramos) was born on October 3, 1986 in San Juan, Purrto Rico. His parents, Dr. Oscar Antonio Rodriguez and Wanda L. Ramos, raised him and his older brothers Oscar Antonio and Oscar Alberto in a warm and loving environment. Oskar and his siblings attended ...

45. Kenya Olivera

Self | RuPaul's Drag Race

Kenya Olivera was born on May 8, 1990 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Omar Olivera Bonilla.

46. Dita de Leon

Actress | Baja

Dita de Leon was born on September 18, 1970 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Judith Mendez-Leon. She is an actress and producer, known for Baja (2018), Groupie (2010) and Hollywood Kills (2006).

47. Gladys Rodríguez

Actress | Desvío al paraíso

Gladys Rodríguez was born on June 4, 1943 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is an actress and production designer, known for Desvío al paraíso (1994), Juan del Diablo (1966) and Un largo viaje hacia la muerte (1968).

48. Cordelia González

Actress | Born on the Fourth of July

Cordelia González is a movie and theatre Actress, Master of Ceremonies, Voice and Broadcast Media professional born in San Juan, Puerto Rico.Mrs. González has a Bachelor's Degree in Drama / Theatre Arts and Stagecraft from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus and also a Master of Fine ...

49. Gabriel Burgos Ortiz

Self | RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars: Untucked!

Gabriel Burgos Ortiz was born on May 8, 1984 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

50. Jose Rivera

Writer | Diarios de motocicleta

Jose Rivera was born on March 24, 1955 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is a writer and producer, known for The Motorcycle Diaries (2004), Letters to Juliet (2010) and On the Road (2012).


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