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Francisco Rabal (1926–2001)

Francisco Rabal -- Paco to everyone -- was born in the mining camp where his father worked. His mother owned a small mill. At the age of six, with the Civil War breaking out, the family emigrated to Madrid and he started working as a street salesman and later in a chocolate factory, which later led to him working as an electrician in the Chamartín... See full bio »

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(age 75) in Bordeaux, France

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 2002 Zero/infinito (voice)
 2001 Torero, fra sogno e realtà
Narrator
 2001 El sueño del caimán
Anciano (as Paco Rabal)
 2001 Dagon
Ezequiel
 2001 Just Run!
Don Vicente
 2000 La verdad si no miento (Short)
 2000 Divertimento
Bernardo Gabler
 2000 Moonfish
Tio Nini
 1998 Talk of Angels
Don Jorge
 1998 El evangelio de las Maravillas
Papá Basilio
 1997 La novia de medianoche
Wenceslao Corredoira
 1997 Little Miracles
Don Francisco
 1997 Pajarico
El Abuelo
 1997 Airbag
Villambrosa
 1997 Le jour et la nuit
Cristobal
 1997 De tal Paco tal astilla (TV Series)
Don Paco
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Don Paco
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Don Paco
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... Don Paco
 1995 Felicidades Tovarich
Abuelo
 1995 The Lame Pigeon
Tío Ricardo
 1994 La mujer de tu vida 2 (TV Series)
Alejandro del Castillo
- La mujer cualquiera (1994) ... Alejandro del Castillo
 1993 La Lola se va a los puertos
Don Diego
 1992 Ni contigo ni sin ti (Short)
 1992 Sang et poussière (TV Movie)
Fernando Ortega
 1991 Manuel
Alvarez
 1991 L'autre
Simm
 1989 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
Máximo Espejo
 1989 La blanca paloma
Domingo
 1989 Barroco
 1989 Juncal (TV Series)
Juncal
- Episode #1.7 (1989) ... Juncal
- Episode #1.6 (1989) ... Juncal
- Episode #1.5 (1989) ... Juncal
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... Juncal
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Juncal
 1988 Devil's Hill (TV Movie)
Stanislao Lewoski
 1988 Scent of a Crime
Coronel Olvera (as Paco Rabal)
 1988 A Time of Destiny
Jorge Larraneta
 1988 Gallego
Fabián
 1988 Sei delitti per padre Brown (TV Mini-Series)
 1987 Il mistero del panino assassino (Video)
Arno
 1987 Divinas palabras
Pedro Gailo
 1987 La piovra 3 (TV Mini-Series)
Abbott Lovani
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... Abbott Lovani
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Abbott Lovani
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Abbott Lovani
 1986 History (TV Movie)
Remo
 1986 Tiempo de silencio
Muecas
 1985 Pasaron los días (Short)
 1985 Un marinaio e mezzo (TV Movie)
Eduardo Guerrero
 1985 Scapegoat
Comisario Cárdenas
 1985 La hora bruja
César
 1985 The Lost Paradise
El político anciano
 1985 Padre nuestro
Abel
 1985 The Old Music
Domingo Ferreiro
 1985 Luces de bohemia
Max Estrella
 1984 Una tarde (Short)
 1984 Cuentos imposibles (TV Series)
Juncal
- Juncal (1984) ... Juncal
 1984 Un delitto (TV Movie)
 1984 Los zancos
Manuel
 1984 The Holy Innocents
Azarías
 1984 Teresa de Jesús (TV Series)
Alonso
- Cuentas de conciencia (1984) ... Alonso
- Camino de perfección (1984) ... Alonso
 1984 Coarse Salt
Gabino
 1984 Victòria! 3: El seny i la rauxa
Coronel Márquez
 1984 Epílogo
Rocabruno
 1983 Victòria! 2: La disbauxa del 17
Coronel Márquez
 1983 Salzillo (Short)
Francisco Salzillo
 1983 Victòria! La gran aventura d'un poble
Coronel Márquez
 1983 Treasure of the Four Crowns
Sócrates
 1982 La colmena
Ricardo Sorbedo
 1982 La máscara negra (TV Series)
 1981 Reborn
Giacomo
 1981 Teatro estudio (TV Series)
 1981 Buitres sobre la ciudad
Bender
 1981 Cervantes (TV Series)
Mateo Alemán
- Episode #1.6 (1981) ... Mateo Alemán
 1980 Nightmare City
Holmes
 1980 Speed Driver
Esposito
 1980 El gran secreto
Domingo
 1980 The Rebel
Tony
 1980 Under Siege
William Lombard
 1980 Fortunata y Jacinta (TV Series)
José Izquierdo
- Episode #1.10 (1980) ... José Izquierdo (as Paco Rabal)
- Episode #1.9 (1980) ... José Izquierdo (as Paco Rabal)
- Episode #1.8 (1980) ... José Izquierdo (as Paco Rabal)
- Episode #1.7 (1980) ... José Izquierdo (as Paco Rabal)
- Episode #1.6 (1980) ... José Izquierdo (as Paco Rabal)
 1979 El buscón
Mata
 1979 Il giorno dei cristalli
Sergio Rosenberg
 1978 Corleone
Don Giusto Provenzano
 1978 Stay as You Are
Lorenzo
 1978 Io sono mia
Padre di Orio
 1977 Pensione paura
Marta's lover
 1977 Il prefetto di ferro
Il brigante Albanese
 1977 Pianeta Venere
Party chauffer
 1977 Sorcerer
Nilo
 1976 The Long Holidays of 1936
El Maestro
 1975 Funerales de arena (Short) (voice)
 1975 The Sinner
Turco
 1975 Eye of the Cat
Un prelato
 1975 Las bodas de Blanca
Antonio
 1975 Cacique Bandeira
Azevedo Bandeira
 1975 El teatro (TV Series)
 1974 Death Will Have Your Eyes
Il ricattatore
 1974 Torment
Agustín Caballero
 1974 Lola
Tío
 1974 Il giovane Garibaldi (TV Mini-Series)
Bento Gonçalvez
 1974 The Devil Is a Woman
Bishop Marquez
 1966-1973 Estudio 1 (TV Series)
César / Don Juan Tenorio
- Al César lo que es del César (1973) ... César
 1973 Counselor at Crime
Vincent Garofalo
 1973 N.P.
engineer N.P.
 1972 La colonna infame
Giacomo Mora
 1972 La guerrilla
El Cabrero
 1972 Laforet the Soldier
Paco
 1972 Si può fare... amigo
Franciscus
 1972 Laia
Quelot
 1971 Nada menos que todo un hombre
Alejandro Gómez
 1971 El apartamento de la tentación
Hombre que se cruza con Julieta (uncredited)
 1970 Cutting Heads
Díaz II
 1970 Ann and Eve
Francesco
 1969 Eagles Over London
Martin Donovan
 1969 The Challenges
Carlos (segment 1)
 1969 Simón Bolívar
José Antonio Del Llano
 1969 Un adulterio decente
Conserje (uncredited)
 1969 Sangre en el ruedo
Juan Carmona
 1969 Spain Again
Reportero
 1967 Young Rebel
Rodrigo Cervantes
 1967 Belle de Jour
Hyppolite
 1967 Long Days of Vengeance
Sceriffo Douglas
 1967 The Witches
Paolo (Segment "Strega Bruciata Viva, La")
 1966 Camino del Rocío
José Antonio
 1966 Hoy como ayer
Ramón
 1965 María Rosa
 1965 Blue Panther
Paco Castillo
 1965 Legacy of the Incas
Gambusino
 1965 El diablo también llora
Tomás
 1964 The Other Woman
Zaylor
 1964 Weeping for a Bandit
José María 'El Tempranillo'
 1964 Le gros coup
Michel Arland
 1963 Autopsy of a Criminal
Carlos
 1963 The Reunion
Alberto
 1963 Mathias Sandorf
Frédéric de Rotenbourg
 1962 Setenta veces siete
Pascual / The Horsethief
 1962 L'Eclisse
Riccardo
 1962 Noche de verano
Bernardo
 1961 Death of a Bandit
Vito Ribera - un famoso bandito siciliano
 1961 Pigeon Shoot
Elia
 1961 Viridiana
Jorge
 1961 At Five in the Afternoon
Juan Reyes
 1961 La mano en la trampa
Cristóbal Achával
 1961 La sed
 1961 Red Blossoms
Arturo Gómez Mancera
 1960 Trío de damas
Alberto Sáinz Robledo
 1960 El hombre de la isla
Lorenzo 'El moro'
 1959 Two Men in Town
Superintendente
 1959 Nazarin
Padre Nazario
 1959 Ten Ready Rifles
José Iribarren
 1958 La Gerusalemme liberata
Tancredi d'Altavilla
 1958 La venganza (voice, uncredited)
 1957 Marisa
Antonio
 1957 La grande strada azzurra
Salvatore
 1957 Whom God Forgives
Juan Cuenca
 1957 Saranno uomini
Giacomo
 1956 La gran mentira
César Neira
 1955 Revelation
Sergio Gresky
 1955 La pícara molinera
Cristóbal Paterna - el molinero
 1955 Historias de la radio
Gabriel
 1954 Judas' Kiss
Quinto Licinio
 1953 I Was a Parish Priest
Martín
 1952 Perseguidos
 1952 Path to the Kingdom
Tomás
 1951 María Morena
El Sevillano
 1951 Doubt
Rafael
 1948 Revelación
 1948 Alhucemas (uncredited)
 1947 Don Quijote de la Mancha (uncredited)
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Show Show Director (4 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (52 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (30 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

Dragonheart (1996): Draco (Spanish voice)

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Paco Rabal

Height:

5' 10¾" (1.8 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

La fama "es un pedestal para ganar dinero en esta cochina sociedad." (Fame "is a pedestal from which to earn money in this filthy society.") See more »

Trivia:

Member of the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival 1989 See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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