List of Colombian Americans

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This is a list of notable Colombian Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Colombian American or must have references showing they are Colombian American and are notable.


List

Artists and designers

Anchors and TV personalities

Actors

Musicians

Sport

Models

Journalist

Politicians

  • Diana Farrell- member and one of two Deputy Directors of the United States National Economic Council (NEC) in the administration of President Barack Obama.
  • Jeff Frederick - former member of the General Assembly of Virginia.[24]
  • Jorge E. Meneses- member of the City Council and current mayor of Hackensack, New Jersey.

Writers

  • James Cañón - Colombian author.
  • Mo Rocca - American writer, journalist, comedian and political satirist to Colombian (mother) and Italian (father) descent.
  • Andrés Useche - Colombian American naturalized writer, film director, graphic artist and singer/songwriter.
  • Sean Torres - Writer and creator of the Rey de Noches book series.[25][26][27] His father is Colombian.[28]

Scientists


Others

References

  1. Stand up Latino & political comedian Greg Giraldo
  2. 2.0 2.1 He was a grandson of the Colombian revolutionist and caudillo Francisco de Miranda. Biographical details are taken from an interview with Suarez reported in James T. Maher , Twilight of Splendor: Chronicles of the Age of American Palaces (Boston: Little, Brown) 1975:190-91.
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  5. Colombia Passport: Economics, Culture and Society: "[1] 27 May 2009 archived version of Moisés Arias of Colombia", 23 March 2009. Link retrieved 25 March 2009. Cite: "If some Colombians dream with an American passport, there are cases of Americans who are proud of say they are Colombians. It is the case of New York-born actor Moises Arias, a teen heart throb and an American US television actor who is proud of the origin of his parents: Colombia."
  6. Andrew Keegan - Yahoo! TV
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  11. Alexa Vega (2005-05-11). "Alexa Forever Forums". RE: Questions for Miss Alexa Vega. Retrieved 2006-08-20. My father's side is Colombian (bogota)... and I don't know why they said my mom was Italian. She's not. My family and I were trying to figure out what my mom was, but we can only go back to 5 generations and they were all from Florida. haha. so .. Floridian? ahhah... my moms last name is French though<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>[dead link]
  12. Freddy Madball interview for Stefan Topuzov's Music Vault
  13. Lena Hansen (27 February 2008). "Las lecciones de vida de Kike Santander (The life lessons of Kike Santander). (In Spanish)". Retrieved May 22–26, 2010. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  14. Azerrad, Michael. Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground, 1981-1991. Little, Brown and Company, 2001. ISBN 0-316-78753-1
  15. Jacobson, Mark. "The Icon: Doll Face", New York (magazine), September 23, 2002. Accessed May 28, 2009. "Then came the sad pictures: Johnny and Jerry, RIP, and Billy Murcia too, their first drummer, a Colombian from Jackson Heights, dead in a London bathtub."
  16. Scratch - Documentary
  17. "Gold Cup 2011". NJ.com. June 5, 2011. Retrieved July 21, 2011. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  18. Bondy, Stefan. "Englewood native Alejandro Bedoya vies for U.S. spot", The Record (Bergen County), May 25, 2010. Accessed February 16, 2011.
  19. Barrera aiming high at Spartak at yanks-abroad.com, 16-12-2011
  20. NHL.com - NHL on NBC spotlight
  21. Daily Peloton - Pro Cycling News
  22. "Profile: Carlos Llamosa". Soccer Times. Retrieved 2009-04-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  23. Tkacik, Maureen (2008-08-17), "America's Next Top Fashion Editor", New York Magazine, retrieved 2010-07-14<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  24. Jost, Lauren (2011-07-20). "Muñoz, Frederick Speak of Platforms in Forum". Woodbridge Patch. Retrieved 2011-09-13.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  25. http://www.amazon.com/Rey-Noches-Legacy-Cycle-ebook/dp/B008HXX0A4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1359500458&sr=8-1&keywords=rey+de+noches
  26. http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/rey-de-noches-sean-torres/1112035765?ean=9781105811845
  27. https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/rey-de-noches/id541667093?mt=11
  28. http://nocheslegacycycle.blogspot.com/
  29. “County Commission Candidates Line Up Endorsements” Miami Herald, August 24, 2000
  30. New York Daily News
  31. "Interview with Al Williamson," The Jack Kirby Collector #15 (April 1997), p. 16. Reprinted in The Collected Jack Kirby Collector Volume Three (TwoMorrows Publishing, 1999), p. 142. ISBN 978-1-893905-02-3
  32. Astronaut Bio: George D. Zamka (11/2007)