List of Famous people born in Coahuila, Mexico
Carmen Salinas Lozano is a Mexican actress and politician associated with the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).
Francisco Ignacio Madero González was a Mexican revolutionary, writer and statesman who served as the 37th president of Mexico from 1911 until shortly before his assassination in 1913. A wealthy landowner, he was nonetheless an advocate for social justice and democracy. Madero was notable for challenging long-time President Porfirio Díaz for the presidency in 1910 and being instrumental in sparking the Mexican Revolution.
José Venustiano Carranza De La Garza was one of the main leaders of the Mexican Revolution, whose victorious northern revolutionary Constitutionalist Army defeated the counter-revolutionary regime of Victoriano Huerta and then defeated fellow revolutionaries after Huerta's ouster. He secured power in Mexico, serving as head of state from 1914 to 1916. With the promulgation of a new revolutionary Mexican Constitution of 1917, he was elected president, serving from 1916 to 1920.
Marisol González Casas is a Mexican television personality, actor, and beauty pageant titleholder who competed in the Miss Universe 2003 pageant, held in Panama City, Panama on 3 June 2003.
Carlos Acevedo López is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper and captains for Liga MX club Santos Laguna.
Demián Bichir Nájera is a Mexican-American actor and one of the members of the Bichir family of actors. After starring in telenovelas, he appeared in Hollywood films. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in A Better Life.
Bernard Francis Law was an American cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, known largely for covering up molestation of children by Catholic priests. He served as Archbishop of Boston, archpriest of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, and Cardinal Priest of Santa Susanna, which was the American Catholic church in Rome until 2017, when the American community was relocated to San Patrizio.
Oribe Peralta Morones is a Mexican professional footballer who currently plays as a forward for Liga MX club Guadalajara.
Rubén Aguirre Fuentes was a Mexican actor, producer, comedian, screenwriter, and director. He was best known for his character Profesor Jirafales in Televisa's 1970s television show El Chavo del Ocho. Aguirre also participated in another well known television show of the era, El Chapulín Colorado, albeit less frequently.
César Cuauhtémoc González Barrón was a Mexican luchador enmascarado and actor. He was known best as Silver King, but also had an extensive stint as the third wrestler to portray the Black Tiger character. He was the son of luchador Dr. Wagner and the brother of Dr. Wagner Jr. González worked for many years with El Texano as the tag team "Los Cowboys," winning tag team championships in both Mexico and Japan.