Latin American Academy Award Winners and Nominees
Latino talent has made a strong impression on the Oscars: pioneers like Puerto Rican actors Rita Moreno and José Ferrer and modern Mexican directors Alejandro González Iñarritu, Alfonso Cuarón, and Guillermo del Toro have all made history with their contributions to the entertainment industry. From Carlos López Estrada, Mexican director of Raya and the Last Dragon (nominee for Best Animated Film), and Mexican Lebanese actor Salma Hayek (nominee for Best Actress in Frida), this list features some of the most influential Latin American Oscar winners and nominees. Craving more Latino talent? Check out The Best Latino Family Movies and Great TV Shows with Latino Characters and Creators.