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