10 Memorable Dresses Worn by Hispanics at the Oscars

From Penelope Cruz to Zoe Saldana, Hispanics have made history with their incredible performances and jaw-dropping gowns.

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Rita Moreno

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The Puerto Rican actress accepted her Oscar for her role in West Side Story in a sleeveless black and gold dress in 1962.

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Salma Hayek

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The Mexican star donned a light purple gown with matching stole by German designer Eric Gaskins to the ceremony in 2000.

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Jessica Alba

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Alba opted for a gold gown by Atelier Versace that resembled the Oscar statue to attend the ceremony in 2006.

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Penélope Cruz

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The Spanish actress accepted her first Oscar in 2009 for her work in Vicky Cristina Barcelona wearing a vintage strapless gown by Balmain.

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Zoe Saldana

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The Dominican actress opted for a Givenchy couture strapless gown with a purple ombre effect in 2010.

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Gina Rodriguez

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The Jane the Virgin star chose to wear a gown made of recycled material by designer Manon Gabard to the ceremony in 2015.

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Jennifer Lopez

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Lopez channeled her inner princess in a sleeveless champagne-colored gown by Lebanese designer Elie Saab.

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Sofía Vergara

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The Colombian star of Modern Family chose to wear a navy strapless gown by Marchesa that enhanced her signature curves.

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Luz Towns-Miranda

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's mom accompanied her son to the ceremony in 2017 wearing an Escada gown, which she chose with the help of fashion expert Stacy London on the Rachel Ray show.

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Sofia Carson

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The actress and People en Español cover star wore a white princess gown with gold details by Monique Lhuillier to attend the Oscars in 2017.

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