01/10/2014 03:18 pm ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

15 Non-Latino Stars Speaking Impressive Spanish (VIDEOS)

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¿Hablas Español? These stars sure do.

It's always nice when Latino stars can speak their ancestor's language, but it's even more impressive when non-Latino celebrities and figures take the time to learn and speak Spanish.

Whether they are Spanish aficionados like actor Will Smith or were lucky enough to spend part of their life in South America, as "Lord of The Rings" actor Viggo Mortensen was, these famous faces repeatedly wow fans and interviewers with their language skills.

Check out these 15 stars speaking Spanish:

  • Ben Affleck
  • Gwyneth Paltrow
  • Viggo Mortensen
  • Will Smith
  • Jack Black
  • English Diver Tom Daley
  • Ex Florida Governor Jeb Bush
  • President Jimmy Carter
  • English Soccer Star David Beckham
  • Dutch Soccer Star Ibrahim Afellay
  • Nelly Furtado
  • Italian Singer Laura Pausini
  • Dakota Fanning
  • Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg
  • Tom Hiddleston ("The Avengers")