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22 Latino Actors That Should Be Taking Over Hollywood

Did someone say eye candy? Besides being incredibly hot, these actors are super talented.

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1. Diego Boneta

Is from: Mexico

Works in: Mexico and U.S.

Claim to fame: Pretty Little Liars

Fun fact: Diego Boneta was awarded GQ Latin America's "Actor of The Year" award, and with good reason. Aside from his good looks, Boneta also appeared in his first American feature film last year, Rock of Ages. Bonus points: he can SING.

2. Cauã Reymond

Is from: Brazil

Works in: Brazil

Claim to fame: Brazilian novelas and cinema

Fun fact: Reymond is one of the most successful upcoming actors in his country. He's well known for his most recent work in the novela Avenida Brasil, and for his shirtless runs along Copacabana Beach.

3. William Levy

Is from: Cuba

Works in: Mexico

Claim to fame: Mexican novelas and ABC's Dancing With The Stars

Fun fact: He's set to make his American movie debut with two feature films being released in 2014. The first is a Bille Woodruff movie titled Addicted, the second a Tyler Perry film titled Single Moms Club.

4. Rodrigo Santoro

Is from: Brazil

Works in: U.S.

Claim to Fame: Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle

Fun fact: After his "big break" in American cinema back in 2003, Santoro has also appeared in Love Actually, the popular TV series Lost, and the epic Spartan feature 300.

5. Benjamin Vicuña

Is from: Chile

Works in: Chile/Argentina/Spain

Claim to fame: Chilean TV

Fun fact: He's married to Argentine super model Pampita. Together they make the hottest couple of the Southern Hemisphere.

6. Gael García Bernal

Is from: Mexico

Works in: Mexico and U.S.

Claim to fame: Y Tu Mamá Tambien

Fun fact: Although he has appeared in a few American films such as The King and Babel, Bernal is considered cinema royalty in his home country of Mexico, where he has completed most of his work. Also, he married Argentine actress Dolores Fonzi, so he's huge there too.

7. Edgar Ramirez

Is from: Venezuela

Works in: Venezuela and U.S.

Claim to fame: Carlos

Fun fact: Ramirez won a César Award for his work in the French-German biopic series Carlos. He's also appeared in big Hollywood blockbusters such as Zero Dark Thirty, Vantage Point, and The Bourne Ultimatum.

8. Leonardo Sbaraglia

Is from: Argentina

Works in: Argentina and Mexico

Claim to fame: Clave de Sol

Fun fact: In an interview he admitted to regretting not accepting a part in Nueve Reinas, one of Argentina's most famous movies.

9. Diego Luna

Is from: Mexico

Works in: Mexico and U.S.

Claim to fame: Y Tu Mamá Tambien

Fun fact: Luna has been in many American films such as Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights, Milk, and The Terminal. He is also a very well established movie producer in his home country.

10. Rodrigo de la Serna

Is from: Argentina

Works in: Argentina and U.S.

Claim to fame: Calientes

Fun fact: His great-grandfather was the second cousin of Ernesto "Che" Guevara's mother. De la Serna starred next to Garcia Bernal in Motorcycle Diaries. Coincidence?

11. Manolo Cardona

Is from: Colombia

Works in: Colombia

Claim to fame: La Mujer De Mi Hermano

Fun fact: Cardona has been in the limelight ever since he was little. He began as a child model, and then broke into the Colombian television scene around age 18. He also made his American film debut in 2008 with Beverly Hills Chihuahua.

12. Seu Jorge

Is from: Brazil

Works in: Brazil

Claim to fame: Cidade de Deus

Fun fact: In addition to being an actor in Brazil, Seu Jorge is also a very well known and respected musician. He's been successful in television, cinema, and music since the '90s, and he's still going strong.

13. Cristián de la Fuente

Is from: Chile

Works in: Chile

Claim to fame: Chilean television and soap operas.

Fun fact: Fuente hosted the 12th Annual Latin Grammy Awards in 2011, and has appeared twice on the big screen in the United States: alongside John Travolta in Basic and with Sylvester Stallone in Driven. Aside from acting, he served in the Chilean Air Force and has a degree in civil engineering.

14. Gonzalo Valenzuela

Is from: Chile

Works in: Chile and Argentina

Claim to fame: Chilean and Argentine television

Fun fact: Valenzuela holds notoriety in two Latin countries for his work on popular TV series such as Canal 13 and the upcoming Socias. Also, he's a professional boxer.

15. Pablo Echarri

Is from: Argentina

Works in: Argentina and Spain

Claim to fame: El Desvío

Fun fact: He's such a big fan of the Argentine soccer team Independiente, that he invited the club's president to his wedding.

16. Demian Bichir

Is from: Mexico

Works in: Mexico and U.S.

Claim to fame: A Better Life

Fun fact: Bichir was nominated for an Oscar in 2011 for his critically acclaimed role in A Better Life. Most recently we've seen him as a lead character in the TV show The Bridge. Also, before breaking into American cinema, Bichir did theatre as a child in his home country.

17. Joaquín Furriel

Is from: Argentina

Works in: Argentina

Claim to fame: Argentine television and cinema

Fun fact: Furriel was part of a theater company for many years before breaking into television. He started when he was just 13.

18. Roberto Manrique

Is from: Ecuador

Works in: Ecuador and Colombia

Claim to fame: Ecuadorian telenovelas

Fun fact: He founded an advertising agency that he closed before becoming a model and actor.

19. Eduardo Verásategui

Is from: Mexico

Works in: Mexico and U.S.

Claim to fame: Chasing Papi

Fun fact: He co-founded the production company called Metanoia Films and was a member of the band Kairo.

20. Jesus Luz

Is from: Brazil

Works in: Brazil and U.S.

Claim to fame: Madonna

Fun fact: Aside from formerly dating the Queen of Pop, Luz is a successful Brazilian model who slowly transitioned into acting. His most recent role was in the Brazilian TV series Guerra dos Sexos. He's also a DJ.

21. Julián Gil

Is from: Argentina

Works from: Puerto Rico and U.S.

Claim to fame: Telenovelas

Fun fact: He holds the world record for most hours spent liveon the air. In October 2004, he went on the air for 30 hours straight. Also, he used to be a model... in case you couldn't tell.

22. Omar Avila

Is from: Cuba

Works in: U.S.

Claim to fame: Los Teens

Fun fact: Although gaining fame through Telemundo's popular series Los Teens. The Miami-based actor has also made appearances in The Punisher, House M.D., and fittingly enough CSI: Miami.

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