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Fidel Castro (I) (1926–2016)


Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was born in Birán, Holguin Province, Cuba, the fifth of nine children of Ángel María Bautista Castro y Argiz, a plantation owner originally from Galicia, Spain, who operated a plantation in Cuba's Oriente Province. His mother, Lina Ruz González, was a servant in his father's home who bore Fidel out of wedlock (they later... See full bio »

Died:

(age 90) in Havana, Cuba

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Filmography

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 1986 Araaayyyyy!!!
 1946 Holiday in Mexico
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 1946 Easy to Wed
Poolside Spectator (uncredited)
  Braveheart Reloaded (Video)
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Other Works:

Re-elected as leader of Cuba's Communist Party.

Publicity Listings:

8 Biographical Movies | 2 Print Biographies | 12 Portrayals | 4 Interviews | 23 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dr Fidel Castro | Dr. Fidel Castro | President Fidel Castro

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

Men do not shape destiny, Destiny produces the man for the hour. See more »

Trivia:

According to some reports, Castro was born in 1927, however due to the fact that he was too young to enroll at a school, he changed his year of birth to 1926 so that he could enter the school. 26 also happens to be his lucky number. See more »

Trademark:

His long beard See more »

Nickname:

El Caballo See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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