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1. Luis Buñuel Luis Buñuel Writer, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie The father of cinematic Surrealism and one of the most original directors in the history of the film medium, Luis Buñuel was given a strict Jesuit education (which sowed the seeds of his obsession with both religion and subversive behavior), and subsequently moved to Madrid to study at the university there, where his close friends included Salvador Dalí and Federico García Lorca...
2. Cantinflas Cantinflas Actor, Around the World in Eighty Days Cantinflas was a prolific and productive Mexican comedian/producer/writer/singer. He was married to Valentina Ivanova from 1936 until her death. He appeared in more than 55 films, including (as Passepartoute) Around the World in Eighty Days.
3. Emilio Fernández Emilio Fernández Actor, The Wild Bunch Emilio "El Indio" Fernández Romo, who was born on March 26, 1904, in the state of Coahuila, Mexico, is the most famous person in the history of Mexican movies. For an era he symbolized Mexico due to his violent machismo, rooted in the Revolution of 1910-17, and because of his staunch commitment to Mexican cultural nationalism...
4. María Félix María Félix Actress, Enamorada Doubtlessly the most famous Mexican movie star, María Félix created a larger-than-life character: herself. La Doña, as the star was known after the character of her 1943 movie Doña Bárbara, starred in 47 movies, most of them forgettable except for her presence in them. More a star than an actress, she constructed an image of a tough woman...
5. Ramón Valdés Ramón Valdés Actor, El chanfle
6. Jacqueline Voltaire Jacqueline Voltaire Actress, The Holy Mountain Born in England, Jacqueline Voltaire has lived in Africa, France, Germany, the United States anmd Mexico. She was a model, a singer and dancer as well as an accomplished actress. Most recently she also has done work as an image consultant. She is very well known in Mexico, where she has lived for thirty years.
7. Libertad Lamarque Libertad Lamarque Actress, Otra primavera Libertad Lamarque was born November 24, 1908 in Rosario, Argentina, the youngest of ten children of Gaudencio Lamarque, an Uruguayan tinsmith who was worked as a contortionist in her youth, and Josefa Bouza, a Spanish immigrant. Since her childhood, Libertad Lamarque demonstrated a great talent for the performance and also for the song...
8. Miroslava Miroslava Actress, The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz Born in the pre-war Prague, young Miroslava Sternova (or simply Miroslava, as she was known in her film career) was brought to Mexico by her parents in the late 30s, leaving her childhood, her native Czechoslovakia and her beloved grandma. After winning a beauty contest in Mexico City, Miroslava spent some time in Los Angeles studying acting...
9. Joaquín Cordero Joaquín Cordero Actor, The River and Death Joaquin Cordero was born in the city of Puebla in Mexico. Shortly after his birth his family moved to Mexico City, and in the following years he studied in a seminary and even considered becoming a priest, but eventually he decided to pursue a law career. By the mid forties, after three years of law classes...
10. Claudio Brook Claudio Brook Actor, Cronos
11. Raúl Ramírez Raúl Ramírez Actor, Juan el enterrador
12. Julio Alemán Julio Alemán Actor, The Green Wall
13. Jorge Luke Jorge Luke Actor, Clear and Present Danger
14. Carlos Enrique Taboada Carlos Enrique Taboada Writer, Poison for the Fairies
15. Irán Eory Irán Eory Actress, Rubí
16. Guillermina Grin Guillermina Grin Actress, La casa de las sonrisas
17. Wolf Ruvinskis Wolf Ruvinskis Actor, Nocaut Of Jewish origins, Wolf Ruvinskis Manevics was born in 1921 in Riga (Latvia), but fearing persecution during World War II his family relocated to Argentina, where they lived in extreme poverty. In spite of his deprived childhood, Wolf excelled in sports and became interested in wrestling. When he was 19 years old he started his professional career and toured South America...
18. Gabriel Figueroa Gabriel Figueroa Cinematographer, Kelly's Heroes
19. Ismael Rodríguez Ismael Rodríguez Writer, Tizoc
20. Ariadna Welter Ariadna Welter Actress, The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz
21. Paco Ibáñez Paco Ibáñez Actor, Romeo y Lorenza
22. José Bolaños José Bolaños Writer, Dead Aim Jose Bolaños was born in Mexico City in 1935, and died there on June 11, 1994. He was known as something of a playboy, but was also a screenwriter and director. He married Italian actress Venetia Vianello, but his biggest claim to fame is his relationship with Marilyn Monroe.
23. Carlos Cobos Carlos Cobos Actor, The Legend of Zorro
24. Elvira Quintana Elvira Quintana Actress, Devil Doll Men Elvira Quintana, one of the most beautiful actresses ever to grace the Mexican movie screen, was born in Bajadoz, Spain, in November 1935. Her father was killed during the Spanish Civil War, and she and her mother fled Spain and emigrated to Mexico as political refugees when she was five. Quintana enrolled in the Instituto Teatral y Cinematográfica de ANDA...
25. Víctor Manuel Castro Víctor Manuel Castro Actor, El rey de las ficheras
26. Guillermo Rivas Guillermo Rivas Actor, Que familia tan cotorra!
27. Agustín Lara Agustín Lara Soundtrack, The Skin I Live In
28. Jorge Lavat Jorge Lavat Actor, El Estudiante
29. Leon Trotsky Leon Trotsky Self, The Assassination of Trotsky Communist leader. He was chief theorist, a leader in both the 1905 and 1917 Russian Revolutions alongside V.I. Lenin. As commissar for foreign affairs, Trotsky arranged the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany. He next became head of the Red Army, killing over a million of White Army officers and Cossacks...
30. Fernando de Fuentes Fernando de Fuentes Writer, Out on the Big Ranch Born in Veracruz; Mexico on December 13 1894, son of Fernando De Fuentes and Emelina Carrau de De Fuentes. He studied Philosophy at Tulane University in New Orleans On his return to Mexico he worked as executive assistant of Venustiano Carranza during the Mexican Revolution. After his marriage in 1919...
31. Eduardo López Rojas Eduardo López Rojas Actor, La mujer de Benjamín
32. Cruz Infante Cruz Infante Actor, El sinaloense
33. B. Traven B. Traven Writer, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
34. Roberto Cobo Roberto Cobo Actor, Los Olvidados
35. Estela Inda Estela Inda Actress, Los Olvidados
36. Miguel Couturier Miguel Couturier Actor, Once Upon a Time in Mexico
37. Arturo Martínez Arturo Martínez Actor, The Hidden One
38. Lilia Michel Lilia Michel Actress, Vértigo
39. Consuelo Velázquez Consuelo Velázquez Soundtrack, Juno Gave her first piano concerto at 6 years-old, and her nickname Consuelito stuck during her formal education years in music. Gained the title of music teacher at 17 years old, and became soloist of the National Symphonic Orchestra, Mexico. Besides "Besame Mucho", she was cherished for several other popular songs: "No Me Pidas Nunca", "Pasional", and "Dejame Quererte"...
40. Famie Kaufman Famie Kaufman Actress, The King of the Neighborhood Tall, thin comic actress born in Toronto, Canada, but raised in Cuba. She made her debut as a performer in Havana in 1937. In the 1940s she relocated in Mexico where she has worked since. Vitola frequently appeared with Tin Tan, in roles of varying importance, but was always a welcome, eccentric addition to the cast...
41. Guty Cárdenas Guty Cárdenas Soundtrack, Frida
42. Rafael Baledón Rafael Baledón Director, La maldición de la Llorona
43. Alan Chávez Alan Chávez Actor, The Zone
44. Ernesto Alonso Ernesto Alonso Producer, La leona
45. Carmelita González Carmelita González Actress, Two Careful Fellows
46. Miguel Arenas Miguel Arenas Actor, Tizoc
47. Amanda del Llano Amanda del Llano Actress, Campeón sin corona
48. Eduardo Arozamena Eduardo Arozamena Actor, Drácula
49. Raúl Padilla Raúl Padilla Actor, El agarratodo Raul Padilla, better known as Raul Padilla "Choforo" is a first class Mexican actor and son of Mexican comedian Raul "Chato" Padilla and the actress supreme Lili Inclan. Has a sister named Aurelia "Maye" Padilla who is a writer, teacher, director and head of production for stage plays and television...
50. Juan Bustillo Oro Juan Bustillo Oro Writer, Godfather Mendoza
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