Birth Place Matching "Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Eiza González

Actress | Baby Driver

Eiza González Reyna is a Mexican actress and singer, 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 ...

2. Lupita Nyong'o

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...

3. 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 ...

4. 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 ...

5. Alfonso Cuarón

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 ...

6. Demián Bichir

Actor | The Hateful Eight

Demián Bichir Najera was born in Mexico City, Mexico, to Maricruz Nájera (María de la Cruz Nájera 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...

7. Alejandro G. Iñárritu

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 ...

8. 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 ...

9. Paulina Gaitan

Actress | Sin nombre

Paulina Gaitan was born on February 19, 1992 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. She is an actress and producer, known for Sin Nombre (2009), Trade (2007) and Narcos (2015).

10. Mario Van Peebles

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 ...

11. 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), Instructions Not Included (2013) and Suave patria (2012). She has been married to Marshall Trenkmann since May 2014. They have one child.

12. Ricardo Montalban

Actor | Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

Handsome Ricardo Montalban was the epitome of continental 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 ...

13. Natalia Cordova-Buckley

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), Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot (2016) and McFarland, USA (2015). She has been married to Brian Buckley since November 11, 2011.

14. Kate del Castillo

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 ...

15. 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' ...

16. Daniela Bobadilla

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...

17. Margo

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...

18. Diego Boneta

Actor | Rock of Ages

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 began his career at the age of 12 when he participated in "...

19. Veronica Falcón

Actress | Queen of the South

Veronica Falcon was born in Mexico City on August 8th 1966. She is undoubtedly one of Mexico's most respected, versatile & talented actors. For several years she was the Artistic Director for her own theater company and an exceptional choreographer. Miss Falcon has performed on stage, television & ...

20. 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 ...

21. Tessa Ia

Actress | Narcos: Mexico

Tessa Ia was born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. She is an actress, known for Narcos: Mexico (2018), The Eternal Feminine (2017) and After Lucia (2012).

22. Emmanuel Lubezki

Cinematographer | Children of Men

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 ...

23. 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 ...

24. Alfonso Herrera

Actor | El elegido

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. Katy Jurado

Actress | High Noon

Katy Jurado was born María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García into a wealthy family on January 16, 1924. Her early years were spent amid luxury until her family's lands were confiscated by the federal government for redistribution to the landless peasantry. Despite the loss of property, the ...

26. Fernanda Romero

Actress | 400 Days

Born in Mexico City, Fernanda Romero started her career participating in the sensational youth group Fryzzby (BMG). Although after her early career she walked away from music to study Fashion Design, her destiny was always to be in front of the camera. After getting the opportunity to host the ...

27. Jorge Rivero

Actor | Alerta, alta tension

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 ...

28. Giselle Itié

Actress | The Expendables

Giselle Itié was born on October 3, 1982 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. She is an actress, known for The Expendables (2010), On the Road (2012) and Terra Speranza (2002). She was previously married to Emilio Dantas.

29. Sandra Echeverría

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 Book of Life (2014). She has been married to Leonardo de Lozanne since October 19, 2014.

30. Danna Paola

Actress | Amy, la niña de la mochila azul

Danna Paola was born on June 23, 1995 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Danna Paola Rivera Munguía. She is an actress, known for Amy, the Girl with the Blue Schoolbag (2004), Querida Enemiga (2008) and Toy Story 3 (2010).

31. Thalía

Actress | Rosalinda

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 ...

32. Camila Sodi

Actress | Niñas Mal

Camila Sodi was born on May 14, 1986 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Camila Sodi Gonzalez. She is an actress, known for Bad Girls (2007), Hitsville and Road to Mars (2017). She was previously married to Diego Luna.

33. Kuno Becker

Actor | Goal!

Kuno Becker was born on January 14, 1978 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Eduardo Kuno Becker Paz. He is an actor and director, known for Goal! The Dream Begins (2005), Goal II: Living the Dream (2007) and Panic 5 Bravo (2013).

34. 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...

35. 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).

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36. Fernando Allende

Actor | La virgen de Guadalupe

Fernando Allende breaks the mold. Allende, who reigns as the top box office draw in Latin America, is different; he is the first Latin Adonis to enjoy tremendous success in each of today's top entertainment careers film, television, producer, and as a recording artist and entertainer. Born in ...

37. 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. ...

38. Carlos Reygadas

Director | Stellet Licht

Carlos Reygadas was born on October 10, 1971 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Carlos Reygadas Castillo.

39. 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...

40. 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 ...

41. Cantinflas

Actor | Around the World in 80 Days

Cantinflas was a prolific and productive Mexican comedian/producer/writer/singer. He was married to Valentina Ivanova from 1936 until her death. He appeared in more than 55 films, including (as Passepartoute) Around the World in 80 Days (1956).

42. 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 ...

43. José María Yazpik

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 ...

44. Robert Graham

Actor | The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Robert Graham was born on August 19, 1938 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Robert Pena Graham. He was an actor and assistant director, known for The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), Step Fast (1994) and Yorick (2002). He was married to Anjelica Huston and Joey Graham. He died on ...

45. 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 ...

46. Adrian Alonso

Actor | The Legend of Zorro

Adrian Alonso was born on April 6, 1994 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Adrián Alonso Barona. He is an actor, known for The Legend of Zorro (2005), Under the Same Moon (2007) and Sr. Ávila (2013).

47. Vadhir Derbez

Actor | How to Be a Latin Lover

Vadhir Derbez was born on February 18, 1991 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Vadhir Derbez Alejandro González Torres Prince. He is an actor, known for How to Be a Latin Lover (2017), 3 Idiotas (2017) and Dulce Familia (2019).

48. Alessandra Rosaldo

Actress | No se aceptan devoluciones

Alessandra Rosaldo was born on September 11, 1971 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Alejandra Sánchez Barredo. She is an actress, known for Instructions Not Included (2013), My Love, My Sin (2004) and With You, Without You (2011). She has been married to Eugenio Derbez since July 7, 2012....

49. Roberto Orci

Producer | Star Trek

Roberto Orci was born on July 20, 1973 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He is a producer and writer, known for Star Trek (2009), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) and Fringe (2008).

50. Pedro Armendáriz Jr.

Actor | Licence to Kill

Pedro Armendáriz Jr. was born on April 6, 1940 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Pedro Armendáriz Bohr. He was an actor and producer, known for Licence to Kill (1989), Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003) and The Mask of Zorro (1998). He was married to Lucía Gómez de Parada. He died on ...


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