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Roberto Gavaldón (1909–1986)

Roberto Gavaldón was born on June 7, 1909 in Jiménez, Chihuahua, Mexico as Roberto Gavaldón Leyva. He was a director and writer, known for Macario (1960), Soledad's Shawl (1952) and In the Palm of Your Hand (1951). He died on September 4, 1986 in Mexico City, Mexico. See full bio »


(age 77) in Mexico City, Mexico

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Macario Director
Soledad's Shawl
Soledad's Shawl Director
In the Palm of Your Hand
The Hidden One
The Hidden One Director


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 1973 Don Quijote cabalga de nuevo (as Roberto Gavaldon)
 1972 Doña Macabra
 1967 Rio Blanco
 1961 Rosa blanca
 1960 Macario
 1958 Ash Wednesday
 1954 Untouched
 1954 Camelia
 1952 Terminal del Valle de México (Documentary)
 1951 Deseada
 1950 The Love Nest
 1947 La vida íntima de Marco Antonio y Cleopatra (as Roberto Gabaldon)
 1946 The Other One
 1946 El socio
 1945 La barraca
 1944 Naná
 1942 El baisano Jalil (co-director)
 1936 Beautiful Sky (co-director)
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Alternate Names:

Roberto Gabaldon | Roberto Gavaldon | R. Gavaldón

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