Birth Place Matching "Havana, Cuba" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Ana de Armas

Actress | Blade Runner 2049

Ana de Armas was born in Cuba on April 30, 1988. At the age of 14, she began her studies at the National Theatre School of Havana, where she graduated after 4 years. At the age of 16, she made her first film, Virgin Rose (2006), directed by Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón. A few titles came after until she...

2. Andy Garcia

Actor | Ocean's Eleven

One of Hollywood's most private and guarded leading men, Andy Garcia has created iconic characters while at the same time staying true to his acting roots and personal projects.

Garcia was born Andrés Arturo García Menéndez on April 12, 1956, in Havana, Cuba, to Amelie Menéndez, a teacher of English...

3. Steven Bauer

Actor | Scarface

Steven Bauer was born on December 2, 1956 in Havana, Cuba as Esteban Ernesto Echevarria. He is an actor and producer, known for Scarface (1983), Traffic (2000) and Primal Fear (1996).

4. Tony Plana

Actor | ¡Three Amigos!

Tony Plana recently starred as Ignacio Suarez, the widowed father to America Ferrera's Ugly Betty, in ABC's landmark, groundbreaking hit series for which he received the 2006 Golden Satellite Award from the International Press Academy, an Imagen Award, and an Alma Award. Ugly Betty was the first ...

5. David Fumero

Actor | One Life to Live

David Fumero was born on December 29, 1972 in Havana, Cuba as Joseph Sentielo-Fumero. He is an actor, known for One Life to Live (1968), Power (2014) and Trio (2010). He has been married to Melissa Fumero since December 9, 2007.

6. William Levy

Actor | Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

William Levy was born on August 29, 1980 in Havana, Cuba as William Gutiérrez Levy. He is an actor and producer, known for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016), Addicted (2014) and The Single Moms Club (2014).

7. Daisy Fuentes

Actress | Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child

Daisy Fuentes was born on November 17, 1966 in Havana, Cuba. She is an actress, known for Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (1995), Loving (1983) and Baywatch (1989). She has been married to Richard Marx since December 23, 2015. She was previously married to Timothy Adams.

8. Millard Mitchell

Actor | Singin' in the Rain

Millard Mitchell was born to American parents in Havana, Cuba. He was a popular stage and radio actor in the 1930's in New York, where he also filmed his first cinema appearances (industrial short features). His first Hollywood role was in Mr. and Mrs. North (1942). After World War II, Mitchell ...

9. Tomas Milian

Actor | Traffic

Tomas Milian, an American actor born in Cuba; was trained at the Actors Studio. He appeared in a few plays on Broadway, as well as in a show by Jean Cocteau in Spoleto. Mauro Bolognini noticed him and that was the starting point of a rich cinematographic career in Italy, where he played in all ...

10. Vida Guerra

Actress | CHIPS

Vida Guerra was born on March 19, 1974 in Havana, Cuba. She is an actress, known for CHIPS (2017), Scarface: The World Is Yours (2006) and Mercy for Angels (2015).

11. Antonia Rey

Actress | Hair

Antonia Rey was born on October 12, 1926 in Havana, Cuba as Maria Antonia Rey. She was an actress, known for Hair (1979), Jacob's Ladder (1990) and The Changeling (1980). She was married to Andres Castro. She died on February 21, 2019 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.

12. Georg Stanford Brown

Actor | Stir Crazy

Georg Stanford Brown was born on June 24, 1943 in Havana, Cuba. He is an actor and director, known for Stir Crazy (1980), Roots (1977) and Bullitt (1968). He was previously married to Tyne Daly.

13. Louisa Moritz

Actress | One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Lovely, buxom, and vivacious blonde bombshell Louisa Moritz was born as Luisa Cira Castro Netto on September 25, 1936 in Havana, Cuba. Many members of Louisa's family which include her father Luis, sister Aurora, and her older brother Rafael all worked in the law profession. Moritz left Cuba and ...

14. Gloria Estefan

Soundtrack | Music of the Heart

Gloria Estefan was born on September 1, 1957 in Havana, Cuba as Gloria María Milagrosa Fajardo García. She has been married to Emilio Estefan Jr. since September 2, 1978. They have two children.

15. Marlene Forte

Actress | Fear the Walking Dead

Marlene Forte is a Cuban American actress born just outside of Havana, Cuba, and proudly raised in North Jersey-bridge and tunnel to New York City. A founding member of Labyrinth Theater Company, she credits her career to her Labyrinth familia, where she learned her craft alongside John Ortiz, Gary...

16. Roberto 'Sanz' Sanchez

Actor | 2 Fast 2 Furious

In the fall of 2002, while working as an armed officer for the Miami Metro System, Roberto Sanchez received a serendipitous phone call that would forever change his life. Only moments earlier he had encountered a belligerent passenger who refused to stop smoking on the evening commute. The phone ...

17. Ilza Ponko

Actress | The Darkness

Ilza Ponko was born on January 11, 1985 in Havana, Cuba as Ilza Rosario Ponko. She is an actress, known for The Darkness (2016), Hands of Stone (2016) and Ruta Madre (2019).

18. Carlos Lacamara

Actor | The Mexican

Carlos Lacamara was born in Havana, Cuba on November 11, 1958. He and his parents, Adria and Carlos Sr., left Cuba to escape the Cuban Revolution when Carlos was just 2 years old. From there he moved to Washington D.C., then to Puerto Rico, then to California, where he resides now. Carlos graduated...

19. Jose Canseco

Actor | Piranha Sharks

Jose Canseco was born on July 2, 1964 in Havana, Cuba as Jose Canseco y Capas Jr. He is an actor, known for Piranha Sharks (2016), Nash Bridges (1996) and Slamma Jamma (2017). He was previously married to Jessica Canseco and Esther Haddad.

20. Luis Avalos

Actor | The Ringer

Luis Avalos was born on September 2, 1946 in Havana, Cuba as Luis Ávalos. He was an actor and director, known for The Ringer (2005), Hollywood Homicide (2003) and Resurrection Blvd. (2000). He died on January 22, 2014 in Burbank, California, USA.

21. Orestes Matacena

Actor | The Mask

Orestes Matacena has worked as an actor with high profile directors on films, television and commercials.

Orestes first ventured into films at the age of six when he worked as an actor in "The Life of Billy the Kid," with a cast comprised only of children. The movie was shot at the Mercedes Sugar ...

22. Sissi Fleitas

Self | Sábado gigante

Isabel Fleitas is a Cuban-american actress known as Sissi Fleitas. Her mother was a recognize opera singer in her native Cuba. She grew up in the theater. Her first stage appearance was at the age of four. Her first tv show was at fifteen "Sabado Conmigo" Cubavisión. In 1998, already living in the ...

23. Hank Salas

Producer | The Cuban Dream

Hank Salas was born in Havana, Cuba as Enrique Salas. He is an actor and producer, known for The Cuban Dream (2013), Doctor Detroit (1983) and Code Name: Foxfire (1985).

24. Vincent Castellanos

Actor | Anaconda

Vincent Castellanos was born on February 7, 1962 in Havana, Cuba. He is known for his work on Anaconda (1997), Mulholland Drive (2001) and The Crow: City of Angels (1996).

25. Carlos Acosta

Actor | New York, I Love You

Carlos Acosta was born on June 2, 1973 in Havana, Cuba. He is an actor and writer, known for New York, I Love You (2008), Yuli (2018) and Our Kind of Traitor (2016).

26. Jorge Perugorría

Director | Habana abierta

Jorge Perugorría was born on August 13, 1965 in Havana, Cuba as Jorge Perugorría Rodríguez. He is an actor and director, known for Habana abierta (2003), Strawberry and Chocolate (1993) and Volavérunt (1999). He has been married to Elsa María Lafuente de la Paz since 1985. They have four ...

27. Emiliano Díez

Actor | Elena of Avalor

Emiliano Díez was born on August 26, 1953 in Havana, Cuba. He is an actor, known for Elena of Avalor (2016), George Lopez (2002) and Gang Related (2014).

28. Ana Maria Polo

Actress | Caso Cerrado con la Dra. Ana Maria Polo

Born in Habana, Cuba, Ana María Polo is the host of renowned Telemundo show "Caso Cerrado", the first Spanish language program nominated for a Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Award, and in 2015 ranked as the number one Spanish-language program at 4pm across key demos. The great success garnered by "...

29. Sian Chiong

Actor | El corazón nunca se equivoca

Sian Chiong was born on October 27, 1993 in Havana, Cuba as Sian Chiong Crehuet. He is an actor, known for The Heart Is Never Wrong (2019), Like, la leyenda (2018) and Ni Pocos, Ni Locos (2011).

30. Mayra Veronica

Actress | Pledge This!

Mayra Veronica was born on August 20, 1977 in Havana, Cuba as Mayra Verónica Aruca Rodríguez. She is an actress, known for Pledge This! (2006), Tumbe (2010) and Miami Snow (2012).

31. Jon Secada

Soundtrack | The Specialist

With a career spanning over two decades, three Grammy Awards, 20 million albums sold, and starring roles on Broadway, the acclaimed, romantic sounds of Jon Secada, have resulted in numerous hits in English and Spanish, establishing him as one of the first bilingual artists to have international ...

32. Emilio Estefan Jr.

Soundtrack | Top Gun

Emilio Estefan Jr. was born on March 4, 1953 in Havana, Cuba. He has been married to Gloria Estefan since September 2, 1978. They have two children.

33. Leon Ichaso

Director | Piñero

Leon Ichaso was born on August 3, 1948 in Havana, Cuba. He is a director and writer, known for Piñero (2001), El Super (1979) and Bitter Sugar (1996).

34. Laura Ramos

Actress | Operación Fangio

Laura Ramos was born on June 30, 1978 in Havana, Cuba. She is an actress, known for Operación Fangio (1999), Viva Sapato! (2003) and Las profecías de Amanda (1999).

35. Aurelio Voltaire

Animation Department | Odokuro

Voltaire is often referred to as a modern day renaissance man having achieved success in the fields of animation, toy design, comics, books and music.

Voltaire (full name, Aurelio Voltaire Hernandez) emigrated to the United States from Cuba as a small child. His family eventually settled in New ...

36. Tomás Gutiérrez Alea

Director | Fresa y chocolate

Cuba's greatest and best-known director, Tomas Gutierrez Alea fell in love with cinema at an early age, began as a documentarian much influenced by Italian neorealism and came into his own as an artist during Fidel Castro's regime. Over the years he has evinced a fondness for both historical and ...

37. Celia Cruz

Soundtrack | Carlito's Way

Celia Cruz was born on October 21, 1925 in Havana, Cuba as Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso. She was married to Pedro Knight. She died on July 16, 2003 in Fort Lee, New Jersey, USA.

38. Lili Estefan

Actress | ¡Qué bodas!

Cuban-born television hostess Lili Estefan got her big break as one of the main hostesses of the long-running Spanish-language variety show Sábado gigante (1962). After 12 years of hosting that show, she left to co-host a celebrity-gossip show, El gordo y la flaca (1998) for the same network...

39. Sebastián Barriuso

Producer | Un Traductor

Sebastián Barriuso was born on October 14, 1984 in Havana, Cuba. He is known for his work on Un Traductor (2018), 7 Days in Havana (2012) and La piscina (2012).

40. René Cardona

Director | Santa Claus

René Cardona was born on October 8, 1906 in Havana, Cuba as René Cardona Andre. He was a director and actor, known for Santa Claus (1959), Don Juan Tenorio (1937) and Neutron Traps the Invisible Killers (1965). He died on April 25, 1988 in Mexico City, Mexico.

41. Jazz Vilá

Actor | Juan de los muertos

Jazz Vila is an actor, theater director and playwright, born in Havana, Cuba, on August 21, 1984.

He began his professional career at the age of 14 in the soap opera Las Huérfanas de la Obrapía. In 2004 he graduated from the prestigious School of Performing Arts in Cuba. Since then he has developed ...

42. César Évora

Actor | Amor bravío

Even his good-looking appearance and his major in drama from Instituto Superior de Arte, Mr. Évora wanted to become a film director. So, he took direction courses at ICAIC and attended 2 years of studies at Escuela Internacional de Cine y TV de San Antonio de los Baños. Nonetheless, his drama ...

43. Jorge Luis Pila

Actor | Secreto de amor

Jorge Luis Pila was born on August 3, 1972 in La Havana, Cuba. He is an actor, known for Secreto de amor (2001), Missing (2010) and Falling Angel (2009).

44. Agustin

Writer | Falling Awake

Agustin was born on March 10, 1976 in Havana, Cuba. He is a producer and writer, known for Falling Awake (2009), Badge of Honor (2015) and The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life (2013).

45. Carlos Acosta-Milian

Actor | Maite

Carlos Acosta-Milian was born on March 9, 1965 in Havana, Cuba as Carlos Alberto Acosta Milian. He is an actor and writer, known for Maite (1994), Terre indigo (1996) and Operación Fangio (1999).

46. Cristina Saralegui

Actress | George Lopez

Born January 29, 1948 in Havana Cuba, Cristina was brought up in the strict image of her grandfather, magazine publisher Don Francisco Saralegui, known throughout Latin America as "The Paper Czar." He introduced young CRISTINA to journalism. In 1960, at the age of 11, Cristina left Cuba to start ...

47. Emilie Ohana

Actress | Paris, je t'aime

Emilie Ohana was born in La Havana, Cuba. She is an actress, known for Paris, je t'aime (2006), New York, I Love You (2008) and Vatel (2000).

48. Niurka

Actress | Solamente una vez

Niurka was born on November 25, 1967 in Havana, Cuba as Niurka Melanie Marcos Calle. She is an actress, known for Solamente una vez (2002), The Prettiest Ugly Girl (2006) and Nunca te olvidaré (1999). She was previously married to Yanixan and Bobby Larios.

49. Emilio Aragón

Composer | Pájaros de papel

Emilio Aragón comes from one of the most cherished artistic families in Spain that have travelled their art throughout Europe, Latin America and the U.S. for several generations. Gabriel, Emilio's great-grandfather, was a young seminarian pertaining to the bourgeoisie in the Granada of the XIX ...

50. Al Jourgensen

Soundtrack | Artificial Intelligence: AI

Father: Norwegian, stock-car driver/mechanic for Dan Gurney. Mother: Cuban. Raised in Chicago and Denver. Graduated from Summit High School, Frisco, Colorado, 1976. University of Northern Colorado [Greeley]. University of Colorado, Boulder, 1979. Worked as a record store clerk, DJ [Club 950] and ...


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