#HispanicHeritageMonth: Actors Edition

It's Hispanic Heritage Month! From September 15th to October 15th we just wanted to recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the group's heritage and culture. Here are a few Public Figures we wanted to highlight who continue to represent for Hispanics in the Film/TV Industry.

Below are the names, a popular show, and the nationality they are from.

Happy National Hispanic Month!


Sofia Vergara (Modern Family): Colombian

Eva Longoria(Desperate Housewives): Mexican

Jennifer Lopez ( 1991 In Living Color): Puerto Rican

Penelope Cruz( 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean): Spaniard

Evelyn Lozada (Basketball Wives): Puerto Rican

Michelle Rodriguez (2001 Fast and the Furious): Dominican

Salma Hayek(2002 Frida): Mexican

Selena Gomez (Wizard of Waverly Place): Mexican

Cameron Diaz(1990s The Mask): Cuban

Zoe Saldana (2011 Colombiana): Puerto Rican and Dominican

Jessica Alba(2003 Honey): Mexican

Demi Lovato (Camp Rock): Mexican

Victoria Justice(2010 Victorious ): Puerto Rican

Rosie Perez (1989 Do the Right Thing): Puerto Rican

Eva Mendez(2001 Training Day): Cuban

America Ferrera: (2006 Ugly Betty): Honduran


Wilmer Valderrama (That 70s Show): Colombian and Venezuelan

Javier Bardem: (Pirates of The Caribbean) Spaniard

George Lopez (George Lopez Show): Mexican

John Leguizamo (1993 Super Mario Bros): Colombian

Antonio Banderas (2001 Spy Kids): Spaniard

William Levy(2012 Single Ladies): Cuban

Andy Garcia (The Godfather III): Cuban

Mario Lopez(Saved by Bell): Mexican

Mark Consuelos(My Super Ex-Girlfriend): Mexican

Oscar Isaac(Star Wars): Guatemalan

Comment below and let us know your favorite show or movie they've starred in.

(Photos @ Getty Images)

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