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Alfonso Arau

Alfonso Arau has had a long and fruitful career both in front of and behind the camera and is one of the most prominent filmmakers of the Latino community in Hollywood. He was a drama disciple of Seki Sano--a Japanese teacher, classmate of Lee Strasberg with Konstantin Stanislavski in Russia--and traveled the world from 1964 to 1968 with his ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 12 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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¡Three Amigos!
¡Three Amigos! El Guapo
The Wild Bunch
The Wild Bunch Herrera
El Topo
El Topo Bandido 1


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 2017 Malacopa (post-production)
Ernesto Pino
 2012 I Heart Shakey
 2007 The Dead One
Tezcatlipoca (voice)
 2000/I Committed
 1988 Where the Hell's That Gold?!!? (TV Movie)
 1988 227 (TV Series)
Alfonso Gonzales
- The Butler Did It (1988) ... Alfonso Gonzales
- The New Neighbors (1988) ... Alfonso Gonzales
 1988 Stones for Ibarra (TV Movie)
Chuy Santos
 1987 Walker
 1987 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Jorge Cruz
- God's Work (1987) ... Jorge Cruz
 1986 Redondo
 1984 Romancing the Stone
 1981 Mojado Power
Nato Solís
 1980 Used Cars
 1976 La palomilla al rescate (uncredited)
 1975 Tívoli
 1975 Posse
 1974 Inspector Calzonzin
 1973 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
- Run, Cougar, Run: Part 2 (1973) ... Etio
- Run, Cougar, Run: Part 1 (1973) ... Etio
 1972 Nest of Virgins
Lucas Lucatero
 1972 Run, Cougar, Run
 1972 Bonanza (TV Series)
- The Customs of the Country (1972) ... Simon
 1972 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
- Hidalgo (1972) ... Mando
 1971 El águila descalza
Poncho / Jonathan Eaglepass / Mascalzzone
 1971 Scandalous John
 1970 El Topo
Bandido 1
 1970 Paraíso
El Perro
 1970 Tres amigos
 1969 El aviso inoportuno
Cliente señorito del sastre
 1969 The Wild Bunch
 1968 Operación carambola
Roman Ayala
 1966 El lobo estepario (Short)
 1962 ...und deine Liebe auch
 1958 Trip to the Moon
Carlos Vera
 1957 La locura del rock and roll
 1956 Caras nuevas
 1954 El casto Susano (uncredited)
 1954 Looks that Kill
Bailarín (uncredited)
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During the 1950s he performed in Mexican TV with partner Sergio Corona, as half of the dancing / singing comedy duo "Corona y Arau".

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