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Gonzalo Gavira (I) (1925–2005)

Gonzalo Gavira was born on October 31, 1925. He is known for his work on The Exorcist (1973), The Holy Mountain (1973) and El topo (1970). He died on January 9, 2005 in Mexico City, Mexico. See full bio »



(age 79) in Mexico City, Mexico

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The Exorcist
The Exorcist Sound Department
The Holy Mountain
The Holy Mountain Sound Department
El topo
El topo Sound Department


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 2004 Otro ladrillo en la pared (Short) (sound effects)
 2003 El octavo día de la creación (Short) (sound effects)
 2002 Demasiado amor (sound effects editor)
 2001 De la calle (sound effects)
 1999 Santitos (sound effects editor)
 1998 ¡Que vivan los muertos! (sound)
 1997 Un baúl lleno de miedo (sound effects)
 1997 The Perfect Circle (foley artist)
 1997/II Violeta (sound effects editor)
 1995 Traficantes de muerte (sound effects)
 1995 Los cómplices del infierno (sound effects editor)
 1995 Mecánica Mexicana (sound effects)
 1994 Corrupción sangrienta (sound effects)
 1994 El jinete de acero (sound effects)
 1994 Matanga dijo la changa (sound effects)
 1994 Que me entierren con la banda (sound effects)
 1993 Code... Death: Frontera Sur (sound effects)
 1993 El último gatillero (sound effects)
 1993 Pueblo de malditos (sound effects)
 1992 Ramiro Sierra (sound effects)
 1992 Starfighters (sound effects)
 1992 El fiscal de hierro 3 (sound effects)
 1991 De chivo los tamales (sound effects)
 1991 Secreto sangriento (sound effects)
 1991 Silencio mortal (sound effects)
 1991 Highway Patrolman (sound effects)
 1990 Secta satanica: El enviado del Sr. (sound effects)
 1990 Barbarian Queen II: The Empress Strikes Back (Video) (sound effects editor)
 1990 Morir en el golfo (sound effects)
 1990 Calles sangrientas (sound effects)
 1989 Al margen de la ley (sound effects)
 1989 Apuesta contra la muerte (sound effects)
 1989 La corneta vengadora (sound effects)
 1989 Pistolero a sueldo (sound effects)
 1989 Un macho en el hotel (sound effects)
 1989 Programado para morir (sound effects)
 1988 Solicito marido para engañar (sound effects editor)
 1988 El solitario indomable (sound effects)
 1987 Asesino nocturno (sound effects)
 1987 Los confines (incidental sound effects)
 1986 Ahora mis pistolas hablan (sound effects)
 1986 Al filo de la ley: Misión rescate (sound effects)
 1986 La lechería (sound effects)
 1986 Tierra de rencores (sound effects)
 1986 Chido Guan, el tacos de oro (sound effects)
 1985 Ah que viejas canciones tan calientes (sound effects)
 1985 Los pepenadores de aca (sound effects)
 1985 El hombre de la mandolina (sound effects)
 1984 Arizona (sound effects)
 1984 Nocaut (foley artist)
 1983 Demon Hunter (foley artist)
 1983 Guaguasi (foley artist)
 1983 Cazador de asesinos (foley artist)
 1983 Con el cuerpo prestado (sound effects editor)
 1982 El extraño hijo del Sheriff (sound effects)
 1982 La contrabandista (sound effects)
 1982 41 el hombre perfecto (sound effects editor)
 1982 El barrendero (incidental sound effects)
 1981 Alla en la plaza Garibaldi (sound effects)
 1981 El Cain del bajio (sound effects)
 1981 El macho bionico (foley artist)
 1981 Visita al pasado (sound effects)
 1981 La leyenda de Rodrígo (sound effects)
 1981 El sexo sentido (sound effects)
 1980 Mamá solita (sound effects)
 1980 Dimas de Leon (sound effects)
 1980 El latigo contra las momias asesinas (sound effects)
 1980 La dinastía de Dracula (sound effects editor)
 1980 Frontera (sound effects editor)
 1980 Vivir para amar (sound effects)
 1980 Tres de presidio (incidental sound effects)
 1979 Los reyes del palenque (sound effects)
 1979 El látigo contra Satanás (sound effects)
 1979 Una rata en la oscuridad (sound effects)
 1978 El andariego (sound effects)
 1977 Cascabel (sound effects editor)
 1977 Alucarda (sound effects)
 1976 El ministro y yo (incidental sound effects)
 1976 Los 3 reyes magos (sound effects)
 1976 Letters from Marusia (sound effects editor)
 1976 El destierro (Short) (sound effects editor)
 1976 Canoa: A Shameful Memory (sound effects editor)
 1976 Zona roja (sound effects editor)
 1976 The Great Adventure of Zorro (sound effects)
 1975 Black Power (sound effects)
 1975 El padrino... es mi compadre (sound effects)
 1975 Mary, Mary, Bloody Mary (special sound effects)
 1975 Ocho horas (Documentary short) (incidental sound effects)
 1975 Quinto sol (Documentary short) (incidental sound effects)
 1974 Inspector Calzonzin (incidental sound effects)
 1974 Conserje en condominio (incidental sound effects)
 1974 El muro del silencio (sound effects)
 1974 El primer amor (incidental sound effects)
 1973 The Exorcist (special sound effects)
 1973 Lágrimas de mi barrio (incidental sound effects)
 1973 The Mansion of Madness (sound effects)
 1973 El premio Nobel del amor (sound effects)
 1973 The Holy Mountain (sound effects)
 1973 Las cautivas (sound effects)
 1972 Mecánica nacional (sound effects)
 1972 La gatita (sound effects)
 1972 Las vírgenes locas (sound effects)
 1971 El cambio (incidental sound effects)
 1971 Más allá de la violencia (sound effects)
 1971 El profe (incidental sound effects)
 1970 Crates (incidental sound effects)
 1970 El topo (sound effects engineer)
 1968 Por mis pistolas (incidental sound effects)
 1967 The Empire of Dracula (sound effects)
 1966 El jinete justiciero en retando a la muerte (sound effects - as Gavira)
 1965 Llanto por Juan Indio (sound effects)
 1965 El señor doctor (incidental sound effects)
 1965 Aquella Rosita Alvírez (sound effects - as Gavira)
 1964 El padrecito (incidental sound effects)
 1964 Los amores de Marieta - Los Fabulosos 20s (sound effects - as Gavira)
 1960 Macario (incidental sound effects - uncredited)
 1959 Nazarin (incidental sound effects)
 1956 Torero (Documentary) (sound effects editor)
 1955 The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (incidental sound effects)
 1952 Mexican Bus Ride (incidental sound effects)
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