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Alejandro Cruz (I) (1921–2007)

In 1948, the Mexican masked wrestler Black Shadow formed a famous tag-team with another well-known masked luchador named The Blue Demon, and the two became known in the ring as Los Hermanos Shadow (the Shadow Brothers) over the next few years. In 1952, the famous wrestler SANTO beat and unmasked The Black Shadow in the ring, which triggered a ... See full bio »


(age 85) in Mexico City, Mexico

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Hellish Spiders
Fri, Aug 07 4:55 PM PDT on DEPELC (249)
Asesinos de la lucha libre
Sun, Aug 09 6:45 PM PDT on DEPELC (249)

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Known For

Santo vs. the Zombies Black Shadow, a wrestler
Santo and Blue Demon vs. the Monsters Blue Demon's Evil Duplicate


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 1975 Noche de muerte (uncredited)
 1974 Los leones del ring contra la Cosa Nostra
Luchador (as Black Shadow)
 1974 Los leones del ring (as Alejandro Cruz 'Black Shadow')
 1971 The Champions of Justice
Black Shadow (as Black Shadow)
 1970 Santo and Blue Demon vs. the Monsters
Blue Demon's Evil Duplicate (as Black Shadow)
 1968 Blue Demon contra cerebros infernales (as Alejandro Cruz 'Black Shadow')
 1968 Hellish Spiders (uncredited)
 1963 El señor Tormenta (as Black Shadow)
 1963 Santo in the Hotel of Death
Luchador (as Black Shadow)
 1962 Santo vs. the Vampire Women
Black Shadow
 1962 Santo vs. the Zombies
Black Shadow, a wrestler (as Black Shadow)
 1961 La furia del ring (as Black Shadow)
 1960 El torneo de la muerte (as Black Shadow)
 1957 The Body Snatcher
El Tigre (as Alejandro Cruz Black Shadow)
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 1965 She-Wolves of the Ring
Self - Wrestler (as Black Shadow)
 1962 Asesinos de la lucha libre
Self (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Alejandro Cruz 'Black Shadow' | Alejandro Cruz Black Shadow | Black Shadow

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Professional wrestler (as the masked wrestler The Black Shadow) 1940s through 1970s.

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