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.
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