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Gabriel Retes (1947–2020)


Son of stage actor-director Ignacio Retes and actress Lucila Balzaretti, Gabriel Retes began acting classical theater when he was twelve years old. In early 70s he began directing short films in S8mm. and developed an extensive filmography in that format. His feature film debut, a shocking film about urban violence, was received with mixed ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 73) in Tepoztlán, México

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Known For

Bienvenido-Welcome Mariano Pacheco / Guevara
(1994)
Broken Flag Actor
(1979)
El bulto Lauro
(1992)
(1999)

Filmography

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 2020 Identidad Tomada
Tomás Guevara
 2020 Vil (Short)
Abel Carbajal
 2018 El viaje de Keta
Señor Malverde
 2017 Cómo Filmar Una XXX
Lucilo Fernández
 2017 A Day for Manuel (Short)
 2016 EnamorDados
Dr. Atl
 2014 Almost Thirty
Papa Emilio
 2013 La Serie Gratis (TV Series)
Don Ricardo Orangutain
- La Pachanga (2013) ... Don Ricardo Orangutain
 2013 Port Father
Chico
 2013 Sr. Ávila (TV Series)
Padre de Ávila
- Freud and Ghosts (2013) ... Padre de Ávila
 2010 Borrar de la memoria
Moto Adulto
 2008 Arresto domiciliario
Gabriel
 2004 Caribe
Lloyd
 2001 Green Stones
Hombre de negro
 1999 A Sweet Scent of Death
Carmelo
 1999 The Comet
Romualdo, Víctor's Father
 1998 Amaneció de golpe
Emiliano
 1994 Bienvenido-Welcome
Mariano Pacheco / Guevara
 1992 El bulto
Lauro
 1989 Dispárenle a matar
Matón de Villalobos
 1989 The Naked City
Ignacio / Bar Owner
 1989 El nacimiento de un guerrillero
Conductor Volkswagen
 1981 Historias de niñas y niños (TV Series)
Director
- De cómo se hizo Tempranísimo melancolia parte II (1981) ... Director (uncredited)
- De cómo se hizo Tempranísimo melancolia parte 1 (1981) ... Director (uncredited)
 1980 A paso de cojo
Ramón el tonto
 1979 Broken Flag (uncredited)
 1979 La mujer perfecta
David
 1978 The Recourse to the Method
El Estudiante
 1978 Paper Flowers
Beto, el dientes
 1976 Lo mejor de Teresa
Armando
 1975 Letters from Marusia
Soldado
 1975 Las fuerzas vivas
Hijo de Benito
 1975 La bestia acorralada
Enrique Werner
 1974 Presage
Marcos
 1974 El encuentro de un hombre solo
Ricardo Arriola
 1973 Lux aexterna (Short)
 1973 The Cubs
Gomucio
 1972 Los cacos
 1972 Triangulo
Mario
 1972 End of the Party
Sangre
 1971 El cielo y tu
Joven en iglesia
 1971 Ya somos hombres
Lamberto
 1971 Juegos de alcoba
Hippie (segment: Paz y amor)
 1970 Cristo 70
Pedro
 1968 Ardiendo en el sueño (Short)
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Personal Details

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)

Spouse:

Lourdes Elizarrarás  (divorced)  (1 child) | See more »
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Trademark:

As a director, he often casts himself and father Ignacio Retes

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