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Plácido Domingo

Although born in Madrid, Spain, Placido Domingo spent a major portion of his life living in Mexico City where he graduated from the Mexico City Conservatory. His first operatic performance was in a staging of La Traviata in Monterrey playing Alfredo. He was then a Tenor for the Israel National Opera and subsequently moved to Europe. See full bio »
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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 6 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 1986-2014 Great Performances (TV Series)
Pablo Neruda / Parsifal / Juanillo / ...
- Il Postino (2011) ... Pablo Neruda
- Parsifal: The Search for the Grail (1999) ... Parsifal
- El gato Montés (1994) ... Juanillo
 2014 The Book of Life
Skeleton Jorge (voice)
 2014 Il Trovatore
Il conte di Luna
 2014 Il Trovatore (TV Movie)
Il Conte Di Luna
 2012 Placido Domingo's Gala Concert from the Royal Opera House (TV Movie)
Singer (as Placido Domingo)
 2012 Dora's Royal Rescue (TV Movie)
Malambruno (voice)
 2012 Cyrano de Bergerac
 2007-2012 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series)
Neptune / Oreste / Simon Boccanegra / ...
- Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride (2011) ... Oreste
- Verdi: Simon Boccanegra (2010) ... Simon Boccanegra
 2010 Rigoletto a Mantova (TV Movie)
 2010 Masterclass (TV Series)
- Placido Domingo (2010)
 2010 Simon Boccanegra, Melodramma in un prologo e tre atti (TV Movie)
Simon Boccanegra
 2008 Tamerlano (TV Movie)
 2002 Samson et Dalila (TV Movie)
 2001/I Otello (TV Movie)
 2001 Le Cid (TV Movie)
Le Cid / Rodrigue
 2001 Moulin Rouge!
Man In The Moon (voice, as Placido Domingo)
 1999 The Queen of Spades (TV Movie)
 1998 Pagliacci (TV Movie)
 1997 Fedora (TV Movie)
Loris Ipanov
 1977-1997 The Metropolitan Opera Presents (TV Series)
Otello / Don José / Gabriele Adorno / ...
- Carmen (1997) ... Don José
- Otello (1996) ... Otello
- Il Tabarro/Pagliacci (1994) ... Luigi
- Stiffelio (1993) ... Rodolfo Muller (Stiffelio)
 1996 Die Walküre (TV Movie)
 1996 La forza del destino (TV Movie)
Don Alvaro
 1993 Fedora (TV Movie)
Il Conte Loris Ipanoff
 1992 Otello (TV Movie)
 1992 Tosca: In the Settings and at the Times of Tosca (TV Movie)
Mario Cavaradossi
 1992 Weltstars singen Weihnachtslieder (TV Movie)
Singer (voice)
 1990 Lohengrin (TV Movie)
 1990 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie)
Gustavo, König von Schweden
 1989 Sanson y Dalila (TV Movie)
 1989 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Alberto Santiago
- Birthday Blues (1989) ... Alberto Santiago (as Placido Domingo)
 1988 L'africaine (TV Movie)
Vasco da Gama
 1988 Fedora (TV Movie)
Il Conte Loris Ipanoff
 1987 Turandot (TV Movie)
 1986 La Gioconda (TV Movie)
 1986 Otello
 1985/I Andrea Chénier (TV Movie)
Andrea Chénier
 1984 Carmen
Don José
 1983 Manon Lescaut (TV Movie)
Des Grieux
 1982 Pagliacci (TV Movie)
 1982 Ernani (TV Movie)
 1982 La traviata
 1982 Domingo/Troyanos Met Gala Concert (TV Movie)
 1981 Andrea Chénier (TV Movie)
Andrea Chénier
 1981/I Samson et Dalila (TV Movie)
 1980 La Bohème (TV Movie)
 1980 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series)
Tenor Soloist
- Verdi: Requiem (1980) ... Tenor Soloist
 1980/II Carmen (TV Movie)
Don José
 1979 Luisa Miller (TV Movie)
 1978 Il trovatore (TV Movie)
 1978 Carmen (TV Movie)
Don José
 1978 Don Carlo (TV Movie)
Don Carlo
 1976 Tosca (TV Movie)
Mario Cavaradossi
 1976 Otello (TV Movie)
 1975 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Print advertisement for Rolex Oyster Perpetual Day-Date Chronometer Swiss watch (slogan: Rolex - a Crown for Every Achievement). See more »

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5 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 3 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Placido Domingo | Die drei Tenöre


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Granddaughter is actress and model Ivonne Armant. See more »

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