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León Klimovsky (I) (1906–1996)

León Klimovsky was born on October 16, 1906 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was a director and writer, known for La pícara molinera (1955), La paz empieza nunca (1960) and Leap to Fame (1959). He was previously married to Inés de Tolosa. He died on April 8, 1996 in Madrid, Spain. See full bio »


(age 89) in Madrid, Spain

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Leap to Fame Director


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 1979 La barraca (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (1979) ... (as Leon Klimovsky)
- Episode #1.8 (1979) ... (as Leon Klimovsky)
- Episode #1.7 (1979) ... (as Leon Klimovsky)
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... (as Leon Klimovsky)
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... (as Leon Klimovsky)
 1978 Laverna
 1978 Trauma
 1977 ¿Y ahora qué, señor fiscal? (as Leon Klimovsky)
 1977 Muerte de un quinqui (as Leon Klimovsky)
 1976 Secuestro
 1974 Devil's Possessed (as Leon Klimovsky)
 1974 I Hate My Body (as Leon Klimovsky)
 1973 Vengeance of the Zombies (as Leon Klimovsky)
 1973 Mean Mother (1971 director)
 1970 Reverend's Colt (credit only)
 1969 Bridge Over the Elbe (as Leon Klimoswky)
 1969 A Bullet for Rommel (as Henry Mankiewicz)
 1968 Seven Into Hell (as Henry Mankiewicz)
 1966 Two Thousand Dollars for Coyote (as León Klimowsky)
 1966 A Few Dollars for Django (as Leon Klimovsky)
 1960 Ama Rosa
 1960 El hombre que perdió el tren (as Leon Klimovsky)
 1959 Leap to Fame
 1957 Desert Warrior (as L. Klimovsky)
 1956 Honeymoon
 1956 Miedo
 1954 Tres citas con el destino (segment "Buenos Aires")
 1952 The Tunnel
 1951 El pendiente
 1951 Suburbio
 1948 El jugador
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León Klimonsky | Leon Klimoswky | L. Klimovsky | Leon Klimovsky | Klimovsky | Leon Klimowsky | León Klimowsky | Henry Mankiewicz


Inés de Tolosa

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