Here are 6 famous actors from United States of America who live or lived in Mexico City:
Pedro Armendáriz (May 9, 1912 Mexico City-June 18, 1963 Los Angeles) also known as Pedro Armendariz, Pedro Gregorio Armendáriz Hastings, Pete, The Clark Gable of Mexico or Pedro Gregorio Armendáriz was an American actor. He had two children, Pedro Armendáriz, Jr. and Carmen Armendáriz. He was residing in Mexico City.
Pedro Armendáriz was best known for his roles in Mexican and Hollywood films, such as "Fort Apache" (1948), "The Fugitive" (1947), and "From Russia with Love" (1963). He started his acting career in theater and radio before transitioning to film, and often portrayed strong and charismatic characters. In addition to his successful acting career, Armendariz was also a writer and director, with several theatre productions to his name. Sadly, Armendariz was diagnosed with cancer and took his own life just days after completing filming on "From Russia with Love". He was buried in Mexico City and his death is still mourned by his fans all over the world.
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Mario Van Peebles (January 15, 1957 Mexico City-) also known as Mario Peebles, Mario van Peebles, stone, Mario Cain Van Peebles, Mario "Chip" Cain Van Peebles or Chip is an American actor, film director, film producer, television director, screenwriter and television producer. He has five children, Marley Van Peebles, Mandela Van Peebles, Maya Van Peebles, Makaylo Van Peebles and Morgana Van Peebles. He has been known to be residing in Mexico City.
Mario Van Peebles is the son of filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles and German actress and photographer Maria Marx. He started his film career in 1971, as a child actor in his father's Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song. Mario is mostly recognized for his portrayal of drug lord "Nate Cabot" in the TV show "Sonny Spoon", which aired from 1988-1989. He has also starred in several popular movies such as "New Jack City", "Ali", and "Baadasssss!".
Apart from his work in front of the camera, Mario is also an accomplished filmmaker. He directed and starred in the 1991 movie "New Jack City" which was a box office success. He went on to direct, write and produce several other movies, including "Panther", "Baadasssss!" and "Redemption Road".
Mario Van Peebles is also an advocate for social issues such as education, healthcare and civil rights. He has served on the board of several organizations, including the Black AIDS Institute and the Innocence Project. In 2010, he was the keynote speaker at the World AIDS Day commemoration in Washington DC.
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William Levy (August 29, 1980 Cojimar-) also known as William Levy Gutierrez, Willy or William Gutiérrez Levy is an American model and actor. He has two children, Christopher Levy and Kailey Alexandra Levy. He has been generally known to be living in Havana, Miami, Los Angeles and Mexico City.
Levy started his career as a model in Miami and later on became a TV personality after participating in the reality show Protagonistas de Novela in 2002. He gained international fame for his portrayal of Juan Miguel in the telenovela, Triunfo del Amor, and has since appeared in several telenovelas, including Cuidado con el Ángel, Sortilegio, and La Tempestad. In addition to his TV career, Levy has also acted in several films, including Resident Evil: The Final Chapter and Addicted. He has won several awards for his acting, including the Premios TVyNovelas award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Outside of his entertainment career, Levy is also known for his philanthropic work, including his support of children with special needs through his William Levy Foundation.
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Louis C.K. (September 12, 1967 Washington, D.C.-) also known as Louis Szekely, Louie C.K., Louis CK, Louie or Louis Szekely, Jr. is an American screenwriter, actor, television producer, television director, film director, film producer, comedian, voice actor, television editor and film editor. He has two children, Kitty Szekely and Mary Louise Szekely. He has been living in Washington, D.C., Massachusetts, Mexico City and Boston.
Louis C.K. started his career in comedy as a writer for shows like "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" and "The Chris Rock Show". He went on to create his own show, "Lucky Louie", which aired in 2006. He is most famous for his hit FX show "Louie", which he wrote, directed, edited and starred in. Louis C.K. has won multiple Emmy awards for his work in television. He has also worked as a voice actor in films like "The Secret Life of Pets" and "American Hustle". Louis has been a controversial figure in recent years due to allegations of sexual misconduct. As a result, many networks and venues have cut ties with him.
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Carlton Cuse (March 22, 1959 Mexico City-) a.k.a. Arthur Carlton Cuse is an American screenwriter, actor and television producer. He has been known to be living in Mexico City.
Cuse is most famous for co-creating the hit television shows Lost and Bates Motel. He has been nominated for numerous awards including five Emmys, two WGA awards and two PGA awards. In addition to television, Cuse has also written for films such as San Andreas and the upcoming Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse. Prior to his work in entertainment, Cuse attended Harvard University where he earned a degree in American History. He later went on to study screenwriting at the American Film Institute.
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Ricky Martin (December 24, 1971 San Juan-) also known as Enrique Martin Morales, Ricky Marrtin, Rickey Martin, Enrique Martín Morales, José Enrique Martin Morales, Enrique Jose Martin Morales IV, Martin, Ricky, Enrique "Ricky" Martín Morales, Kiki, Menudo or Ricky is an American actor, singer-songwriter, musician, author, singer and songwriter. His children are called Matteo Martin and Valentino Martin. He has been generally known to be living in San Juan, Miami, New York City and Mexico City.
Ricky Martin first rose to fame as a member of the boy band Menudo, before embarking on a successful solo career. He has won numerous awards, including multiple Grammy and Latin Grammy Awards. Martin is also known for his humanitarian work, particularly in the realm of human trafficking and child exploitation. In 2010, he publicly came out as gay, becoming an advocate for LGBTQ+ rights. Martin has also acted in both television and film, including a role on the hit television series "American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace." In addition to his artistic and humanitarian pursuits, Martin is also a father and an advocate for children's rights.
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