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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 »

Known For

Moulin Rouge!
Moulin Rouge! Man In The Moon
(2001)
The Book of Life
The Book of Life Skeleton Jorge
(2014)
Carmen
Carmen Don José
(1984)

Filmography

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 2007-2018 The Metropolitan Opera HD Live (TV Series)
Miller / Nabucco / Neptune / ...
- Verdi: Luisa Miller (2018) ... Miller
- Verdi: Nabucco (2017) ... Nabucco
- Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride (2011) ... Oreste
- Verdi: Simon Boccanegra (2010) ... Simon Boccanegra
 2015 Gianni Schicchi, Opera by Giacomo Puccini (TV Movie)
Gianni Schicchi
 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
 2013 Nabucco (TV Movie)
Nabucco
 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
Cyrano
 2010 Juan
Fan at Party (uncredited)
 2010 Rigoletto a Mantova (TV Movie)
Rigoletto
 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)
Bajazet
 2002 Samson et Dalila (TV Movie)
Samson
 2001/I Otello (TV Movie)
Otello
 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)
Ghermann
 1998 Pagliacci (TV Movie)
Canio
 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)
Siegmund
 1996 La forza del destino (TV Movie)
Don Alvaro
 1993 Fedora (TV Movie)
Il Conte Loris Ipanoff
 1992 Otello (TV Movie)
Otello
 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)
Lohengrin
 1990 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie)
Gustavo, König von Schweden
 1989 Sanson y Dalila (TV Movie)
Sanson
 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)
Calaf
 1986 La Gioconda (TV Movie)
Enzo
 1986 Otello
Otello
 1985/I Andrea Chénier (TV Movie)
Andrea Chénier
 1984 Carmen
Don José
 1983 Manon Lescaut (TV Movie)
Des Grieux
 1982 Cavalleria rusticana (TV Movie)
Turiddu
 1982 Pagliacci (TV Movie)
Canio
 1982 Ernani (TV Movie)
Ernani
 1982 La traviata
Alfredo
 1982 Domingo/Troyanos Met Gala Concert (TV Movie)
Tenor
 1981 Andrea Chénier (TV Movie)
Andrea Chénier
 1981/I Samson et Dalila (TV Movie)
Samson
 1980 La Bohème (TV Movie)
Rodolfo
 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)
Rodolfo
 1978 Il trovatore (TV Movie)
Manrico
 1978 Carmen (TV Movie)
Don José
 1978 Don Carlo (TV Movie)
Don Carlo
 1976 Tosca (TV Movie)
Mario Cavaradossi
 1976 Otello (TV Movie)
Otello
 1975 Un ballo in maschera (TV Movie)
Gustavus
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Magazine commercial for Quorum perfume (1988) See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Trivia:

More versions of his Otello have been issued on VHS and DVD - so far -than of any other tenor who has ever sung the role. See more »

Trademark:

Powerful, sonorous tenor voice

Nickname:

Placido Flamingo

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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