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29 Actors Who Deserve Every Role Ever Made

Cast every single one of these people immediately.

It's no secret that Latino representation on television and in movies is embarrassingly low.

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So low in fact, that according to a recent report by the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, only 4.5% of all 47,268 speaking or named characters in film within the last 12 years were Latino. So Hollywood, if you're listening, I've got some talented names you can begin putting in ALL your projects immediately:

1. Mj Rodriguez

2. Jharrel Jerome

3. Alexa Demie

4. Diego Tinoco

5. Justina Machado

6. Rick Gonzalez

7. Julio Torres

8. Allegra Acosta

9. Wilson Cruz

10. Indya Moore

11. Anthony Ramos

12. Jessica Marie Garcia

13. Stephanie Beatriz

14. Guillermo Diaz

15. Melinna Bobadilla

16. Yaltiza Aparicio

17. Selenis Leyva

18. Michael Garza

19. Sarunas J. Jackson

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Fun fact: As a kid, he used to help his dad and grandma (from his mom's side) communicate since his dad didn't speak Spanish and his grandma didn't speak English.

20. Jorge Lendeborg Jr.

21. Barbie Ferreira

22. Jeimy Osorio

23. Dascha Polanco

24. Ana Fabrega

25. Judy Reyes

26. Melissa Fumero

27. Arturo Castro

28. Gina Torres

29. Ser Anzoategui

This list includes many names, but as you and I both know, there are many, MANY more talented Latino actors out there who also deserve excellent roles. Please tell me who I missed in the comments, 'cause they deserve a shout-out too!

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