Rita Moreno, Puerto Rican actress known for West Side Story, Singin' in the Rain, The King and I and The Electric Company. Moreno is the only Hispanic performer to have won an Emmy (1977), a Grammy (1972), an Oscar (1962) and a Tony (1975).
Katy Jurado, first Latin American actress to win a Golden Globe and be nominated for an Academy Award. She's best known for her roles in High Noon, Broken Lance and One-Eyed Jacks.
Ricardo Montalban, actor known for Fantasy Island, Star Trek II and the Naked Gun franchise, first Hispanic actor to grace the cover of Life magazine, founded Nosotros, the oldest National Latino Arts Advocacy non-profit organization in the U.S.