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Freddy Fender (1937–2006)

Freddy Fender was born on June 4, 1937 in San Benito, Texas, USA as Baldemar Garza Huerta. He was married to Evangelina (Vangie) Muniz. He died on October 14, 2006 in Corpus Christi, Texas. See full bio »

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Boyhood Soundtrack
Hancock Soundtrack
W. Soundtrack
Fire in the Sky
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 2014/I Boyhood (performer: "Que Mala") / (writer: "Que Mala" - as Eddie Medina)
 2010 Everything Must Go (performer: "Before the Next Teardrop Falls")
 2009 The Missing Person (performer: "Holy One") / (writer: "Holy One")
 2008/I W. (performer: "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights") / (writer: "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights")
 2008 Hancock (performer: "Wasted Days And Wasted Nights") / (writer: "Wasted Days And Wasted Nights")
 2007 Opry Video Classics: Honky-Tonk Heroes (Video) (performer: "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights") / (writer: "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights")
 2007 Opry Video Classics: Love Ballads (Video) (performer: "Before the Next Teardrop Falls")
 2007 Neal Cassady (performer: "Como Un Errante") / (writer: "Como Un Errante")
 2006 The Astronaut Farmer (performer: "Before the Next Teardrop Falls")
 2005 Three Burials (performer: "Before The Next Teardrop Falls" (1967))
 2005 The King (performer: "Before the Next Teardrop Falls" (1967))
  That '70s Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 1999) (writer - 1 episode, 1999)
- The Good Son (1999) ... (performer: "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights") / (writer: "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights")
 1998 Slums of Beverly Hills (performer: "Before the Next Teardrop")
 1996 Lone Star (performer: "Desde Que Conosco" - as Freddie Fender)
 1993 The Beverly Hillbillies (performer: "WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS") / (writer: "WASTED DAYS AND WASTED NIGHTS")
 1993 Fire in the Sky (performer: "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights") / (writer: "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights")
 1991 Rush (performer: "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights", "Before The Next Teardrop Falls" - as Freddie Fender) / (writer: "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights")
 1985 The Slugger's Wife (performer: "EL RANCHO GRANDE (I LOVE MY RANCHO GRANDE)")
 1983 Losin' It (as Freddie Fender, "Wasted Days Wasted Nights") / (performer: "Wasted Days Wasted Nights" - as Freddie Fender)
 1982 The Border (performer: "Across the Borderline" - as Freddie Fender)
 1979 Country Superstars of the 70s (TV Movie) (performer: "Country Is")
 1979 When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder? (performer: "No One Knows Better Than You")
 1979 She Came to the Valley (performer: "She Came to the Valley")
 1976 Dolly (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.23 ... (performer: "Before The Next Teardrop Falls")
 1975 9th Annual Country Music Association Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Before The Next Teardrop Falls")
 1962 Pilotos de la muerte (writer: "No Esta Aqui" - as Eddie Medina)
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Show Show Self (28 credits)
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Other Works:

Album: "La Musica de Baldemar Huerta" See more »

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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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In February of 1999, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after then-Texas Gov. George W. Bush of Texas endorsed him. His star is located at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard. See more »

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