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Overview (2)

Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
Died in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico  (complications from stomach cancer)

Mini Bio (1)

Pedro Pietri was born on March 21, 1944 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He was an actor, known for It Could Happen to You (1994), Piñero (2001) and Yo soy Boricua, pa'que tu lo sepas! (2006). He died on March 3, 2004 in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.

Trivia (2)

Puerto Rican poet living in New York. Died aboard a flight from Tijuana, Mexico bound for New York City. Was receiving treatment for effects from an illness that was a result of his exposure to the mysterious chemical known as Agent Orange that the U.S. Government used during the Vietnam War.
He appears as himself in the documentary "Yo soy Boricua, pa'que tu lo sepas!", During the filming of the documentary he passed away and his funeral is documented in the film, which was directed by his good friend Rosie Perez. Both of them appeared together in the film "It Could Happen To You."

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