Just like their food and Tequila, Mexicans are culturally known for their zest and intensity, which in turn, makes their global influence undeniable. From military revolutionaries to politicians to educators to entertainers, peruse our list of Famous Mexicans.
Guillermo del Toro launched a $60,000 scholarship for an aspiring Mexican filmmaker to study abroad at a prestigious film institute. He also announced an exhibit featuring 500 of his drawings, paintings & other works will open in Guadalajara and Mexico City next year.
Disney's ‘Black Panther’ was the fifth-highest domestic movie opening of all time, with 97% approval on Rotten Tomatoes. The superhero film, with a nearly all-black cast including Lupita Nyong'o, Michael B. Jordan and Chadwick Boseman, touches on colonialism and slavery.
Mexican actor and director Gael García Bernal starred as Che Guevara in 'The Motorcycle Diaries' (2004) and as Stéphane Miroux in 'The Science of Sleep' (2006). He has since earned further accolades for his role as a conductor in 'Mozart in the Jungle.'