Best Latin Actors in Hollywood
Latin Actors have been part of Hollywood for the longest time and have been a part of a lot of big productions over the years.
Hollywood has recognized and embraced latin talent and has given us a lot of actors. These actors fit into their roles perfectly and leave a great impression. The accents are captivating and the acting is authentic.
Although there have been questions about the latinos having not more than three percent stake in the acting industry. One cannot deny that there is some sort of discrimination. It is all data and numbers and the numbers don’t lie.
In spite of the reluctance, we still have many latin actors who have made their mark. Let us discuss some of them and see how they are doing. There is a huge list of these talented personalities but we will discuss a few and get to know them better.
Sofia Vergara: The Best Among Female Latin Actors
Sofia is known for her great comedy and perfect expressions in Modern Family. It was a very famous sitcom in which she played the role of Gloria Pritchett and was praised immensely. She was also the highest paid actress in American Television from 2013 to 2020.
Vergara has also been a judge on America’s Got Talent.
These days, the actress is set to play the role of a drug-lord in the upcoming show on Netflix. The show is called Griselda and Sofia has completely changed her entire look as we see that her face and eyebrows do not look the same.
The woman is ready to play this bold role and is not scared of transformation. She is playing the role of a real-life drug-lord who was considered the richest and most dangerous woman in the world. One can’t deny that the role suits her perfectly.
The 49-year-old actor is not scared to experiment. Sofia has a powerful aura and that’s why she perfectly fits this role. Other than that, once cannot question the actor’s versitality and nuance.
Benicio Del Toro: The Most Versatile Among Latin Actors
The year 2000 was a defining moment in his career. Benicio performed the role of a Mexican Policeman in the film Traffic. This role gave his career the spark that it needed and his journey to fame began.
He has garnered critical acclaim and numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Golden Globe Award, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards for his portrayal as the police officer in Traffic.
Andy Garcia : The Actor and Director
Andy Garcia is an American actor and director and was born in Cuba. He has made his name in the industry by working with the finest actor.
Garcia has starred in Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather Part III (1990) as Vincent Mancini alongside Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, and Eli Wallach. He received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance.
Godfather III was a major boost to his career and that’s when he achieved the fame he now has. He is a tremendously amazing actor with a charm only few can resist.
Jennifer Lopez: The Popstar and the Actor
Jennifer Lopez is an American singer, actress, and dancer. In 1991, Lopez began appearing as a Fly Girl dancer on In Living Color, where she remained a regular until she decided to pursue an acting career in 1993.
Her first leading role in the 1997 Selena biopic of the same name, Lopez became the first Latin actress to earn over US$1 million for a film.
Lopez was an ideal for a lot of latin girls who wished to make it big in the industry and kept trying to enter it. At the age of 52, she still continues to maintain herself and doesn’t look a day older than 30.
|Sofia Vergara||49||$180 Million|
|Benicio del Toro||54||$ 45 Million|
|Andy Garcia||65||$ 20 Million|
|Jennifer Lopez||52||$ 400 Million|
|selena gomez||29||$ 75 Million|
|Danny Trejo||77||$ 8 Million|
|Michelle Rodriguez||43||$ 25 Million|
All of these Latin Actors have successfully established themselves in the industry and have proved themselves all on the basis of their talent. In spite of the fact that there is a racism problem in America, there are a lot of other Latin actors who are in the industry and have paved a way for others too. This gives one hope for the future of the latin actors.
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