Death Place Matching "Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Marty Feldman

Actor | Young Frankenstein

"I am too old to die young, and too young to grow up," Marty Feldman told a reporter -- a week before he died.

This beloved comedian, who poked fun at himself, as well as others, was born Martin Alan Feldman on July 8, 1934, in London, England. His parents were of Ukrainian Jewish heritage (from ...

2. Luis Buñuel

Writer | Le charme discret de la 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 ...

3. Cantinflas

Actor | Around the World in 80 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 80 Days (1956).

4. Emilio Fernández

Writer | La perla

Emilio "El Indio" Fernández Romo 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. Born to a Mexican (Mestizo) father ...

5. 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, ...

6. Jorge Luke

Actor | Clear and Present Danger

Jorge Luke was born in Mexico City. His career started with a movie called "There's always a first time" where he was a day player but soon after he caught the eyes of Mexican Directors and Producers and had an uninterrupted acting career as a leading man in film and television for over three ...

7. Miroslava

Actress | La muerte enamorada

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 ...

8. Libertad Lamarque

Actress | ¡Tango!

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...

9. Claudio Brook

Actor | Licence to Kill

Claudio Brook was born on August 28, 1927 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Claude Sydney Brook Marnat. He was an actor, known for Licence to Kill (1989), The Exterminating Angel (1962) and Simon of the Desert (1965). He was married to Alicia Bonet, Eugenia Avendaño and Mercedes Pascual. ...

10. Gabriel García Márquez

Writer | El año de la peste

Major Latin-American author of novels and short stories, a central figure in the so-called magical realism movement in Latin American literature. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1982. Studied law and journalism in Bogotá and Cartagena. He began his career as a journalist in 1948, ...

11. Ramón Valdés

Actor | Chanoc en la isla de los muertos

Ramón Valdés was a Mexican actor of film and television best known for his portrayal of Don Ramón in the popular sitcom El Chavo. Prior to becoming a television star, Valdés was an extra in many films.

Valdés participated in more than 50 Mexican films, specializing in hyperactive underdog characters...

12. Silvia Derbez

Actress | El rey de México

Silvia Derbez was born on March 8, 1932 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico as Lucille Silvia Derbez Amézquita. She was an actress, known for El rey de México (1956), Cruz de amor (1970) and Maria Isabel (1966). She died on April 6, 2002 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

13. Sigrid Gurie

Actress | Algiers

Sigrid Gurie was a very talented artist and devoted her time in San Miguel Allende to painting and drawing and to her friends who adored her. She was a fine human being and well loved and missed after her death. She had been estranged from her brother for many years, as his treatment of her had ...

14. Joaquín Cordero

Actor | La risa de la ciudad

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 ...

15. Evita Muñoz 'Chachita'

Actress | Romancing the Stone

Evita Muñoz was born on November 26th, 1936, in Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico. Before she was 4 years old, she was in front of the cameras already making _El Secreto del Sacerdote_ with Pedro Armendáriz. It was in her second film, Jalisco, Don't Backslide (1941) with Jorge Negrete, that she was given ...

16. Roberto Cobo

Actor | Los olvidados

Roberto Cobo was born on February 20, 1930 in Mexico, D.F., Mexico as Luis Roberto Garcia y Romero. He was an actor, known for The Young and the Damned (1950), Hell Without Limits (1978) and Dulces compañías (1996). He died on August 2, 2002 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

17. Christian Bach

Actress | Agua y aceite

Christian Bach was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina where she graduated with a degree in law, but later decided on a career as an actress. She moved to Mexico City in the end of the 1970's and the golden-haired, blue-eyed statuesque actress quickly found work on both stage and screen, she got the ...

18. Mauricio Garcés

Actor | Don Juan 67

Mauricio Garcés was born on December 16, 1926 in Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico as Mauricio Feres Yázbek. He was an actor, known for Don Juan 67 (1967), El renegado blanco (1960) and The Brainiac (1962). He died on February 27, 1989 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

19. Wolf Ruvinskis

Actor | Neutrón, el enmascarado negro

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 ...

20. Irán Eory

Actress | Horror

Irán Eory was born on October 21, 1937 in Teheran, Iran as Elvira Teresa Eory Sidi. She was an actress, known for The Blancheville Monster (1963), Fair of the Dove (1963) and Rubí (1970). She was married to Carlos Monden. She died on March 10, 2002 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

21. Ismael Rodríguez

Writer | Ánimas Trujano (El hombre importante)

Ismael Rodríguez was born on October 19, 1917 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Ismael Rodríguez Ruelas. He was a writer and director, known for Ánimas Trujano (El hombre importante) (1961), Tizoc (Amor indio) (1957) and Los tres García (1947). He died on August 7, 2004 in ...

22. Adalberto Martínez

Actor | Los albañiles

Adalberto Martínez was born on January 25, 1916 in Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Adalberto Martínez Chávez. He was an actor and writer, known for The Bricklayers (1976), El rey de México (1956) and La presidenta municipal (1975). He was married to Josefina Flores Santacruz and Gloria ...

23. Gabriel Figueroa

Cinematographer | La perla

Gabriel Figueroa was born on April 24, 1907 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Gabriel Figueroa Mateos. He is known for his work on The Pearl (1947), Maria Candelaria (1944) and The Young and the Damned (1950). He died on April 27, 1997 in Mexico City.

24. Julio Alemán

Actor | El tunco Maclovio

Julio Alemán was born on November 29, 1933 in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico. He was an actor and producer, known for El tunco Maclovio (1970), The Green Wall (1969) and Rocambole contra las mujeres arpías (1967). He was married to Esperanza de la Paz Gotes Martínez. He died on April 11, 2012 in...

25. Jacqueline Voltaire

Actress | The Arrival

Born in England, Jacqueline Voltaire has lived in Africa, France, Germany, the United States and 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 ...

26. Raúl Ramírez

Actor | Malditos polleros

Raúl Ramírez was born on January 28, 1927 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He was an actor and writer, known for Malditos polleros (1985), Niños sobre pedido (1987) and Ilegales y mojados (1980). He was married to Marcela Daviland. He died on June 22, 2014 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, ...

27. Carlos Enrique Taboada

Writer | Veneno para las hadas

Carlos Enrique Taboada was born on July 18, 1929 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He was a writer and director, known for Poison for the Fairies (1986), La guerra santa (1979) and La telaraña (1986). He died on April 15, 1997 in Mexico City.

28. Enrique Álvarez Félix

Actor | Corazón salvaje

Enrique Álvarez Félix was born on April 6, 1934 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He was an actor, known for Wild Heart (1966), Marisol (1996) and El retrato de Dorian Gray (1969). He died on May 24, 1996 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

29. María Elena Velasco

Actress | ¡El que no corre... vuela!

María Elena Velasco Fragoso, known to the Mexican cinema as "La India María", was born on December 17, 1940 in Puebla, Mexico. Velasco's first film role was in the film, Ruletero a toda marcha (1962), as a nurse. She also appeared in another uncredited role in the film El rey del tomate (1963), ...

30. Ninón Sevilla

Actress | Aventurera

Ninon Sevilla was a Mexican showgirl born in Cuba and raised by an aunt in the populous Centro Habana sector, Ninón Sevilla was graced with feline features, wonderful legs and exceptional vitality. She successfully danced her way through Havana night clubs and cabarets, and arrived in Mexico in ...

31. Julio Aldama

Actor | Tlayucan

Julio Aldama was born on September 10, 1931 in La Rosita, Coahuila, Mexico as Augurio Aguado Turrubiates. He was an actor and director, known for Tlayucan (1962), Pelea de perros (1980) and Morirás con el sol (Motociclistas suicidas) (1973). He died on January 9, 1989 in Mexico City, ...

32. Leon Trotsky

Self | Godovshchina revolyutsii

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 during the Russian Civil War, which resulted in the ...

33. Ernesto Alonso

Producer | Casa de vecindad

Ernesto Alonso was born on February 28, 1917 in Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico as Ernesto Ramírez Alonso. He was a producer and actor, known for Casa de vecindad (1964), El derecho de nacer (1966) and Cumbres borrascosas (1979). He died on August 7, 2007 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, ...

34. Elvira Quintana

Actress | Lástima de ropa

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 ...

35. Magda Guzmán

Actress | La duda

Magda Guzmán was born on May 16, 1931 in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico as María Magdalena Guzmán Garza. She was an actress, known for The Doubt (1954), In the Name of Love (2008) and La vida no vale nada (1955). She was married to Federico Falcón and Julian Dupre. She died on March 12, 2015 in Mexico ...

36. Víctor Junco

Actor | Misterio

Víctor Junco was born on June 18, 1917 in Gutierrez Zamora, Veracruz, Mexico as Victor Junco Tassinari. He was an actor and producer, known for Misterio (1980), The Other One (1946) and The Abandoned (1945). He died on July 6, 1988 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

37. Rafael Banquells

Director | Abandonada

Born in Cuba because his parents were on tour, fought against Franco in Spanish civil war, escaped to France when France was captured, escaped to Mexico where he became an actor. When MGM studios became interested in him he came to Los Angeles where he became married to Blanca de Castejon. They ...

38. Fernando de Fuentes

Writer | Allá en el Rancho Grande

Director of two classic films of Mexican Cinema, Compadre Mendoza, El (1933) and ¡Vámonos con Pancho Villa! (1935), De Fuentes began his career as second assistant director in Santa (1931), the first "talkie" produced in Mexico. His technical abilities promoted him to direct Anónimo, El (1932). De ...

39. Columba Domínguez

Actress | Maclovia

Columba Domínguez was born on March 4, 1929 in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico as Columba Domínguez Alarid. She was an actress, known for Maclovia (1948), One Day of Life (1950) and La malquerida (1949). She was married to Emilio Fernández. She died on August 13, 2014 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, ...

40. Gloria Mestre

Actress | Foxhole in Cairo

Gloria Mestre was born on July 28, 1928 in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico. She is known for her work on Foxhole in Cairo (1960), Island of Lost Souls (1974) and Melodías inolvidables (1959). She died on December 9, 2012 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

41. Gustavo Aguilar Tejada

Actor | The Mexican

Gustavo Aguilar Tejada was an actor and producer, known for The Mexican (2001), Garra de tigre (1989) and Santa Sangre (1989). He died on September 24, 2007 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

42. Ariadne Welter

Actress | Verano salvaje

Ariadne Welter was born on June 29, 1930 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Ariadna Gloria Welter Vorhauer. She is known for her work on Verano salvaje (1980), Las mujeres panteras (1967) and The Devil's Hand (1961). She was married to Miguel Gallego and Gustavo Alatriste. She died on ...

43. Amparo Arozamena

Actress | Pobre niña rica

Amparo Arozamena was born on August 24, 1916 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Amparo Arozamena Sánchez. She was an actress, known for Pobre niña rica (1995), Los Beverly de Peralvillo (1968) and Los Beverly de Peralvillo (1971). She died on April 30, 2009 in Mexico City.

44. Chano Urueta

Actor | The Wild Bunch

Chano Urueta was born in 1904 in Cusihuaráchic, Chihuahua, Mexico. He was a director and writer, known for The Wild Bunch (1969), The Magnificent Beast (1953) and El ratón (1957). He died on March 23, 1979 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

45. Maricruz Olivier

Actress | Orquídeas para mi esposa

Maricruz Olivier was born on September 19, 1935 in Tehuacan, Puebla, Mexico as María de la Cruz Olivier Obergh. She was an actress, known for Orquídeas para mi esposa (1954), Even the Wind Is afraid (1968) and Esposa te doy (1957). She died on October 10, 1984 in Mexico City, Distrito ...

46. Arturo Martínez

Director | Las momias de San Ángel

Arturo Martínez was born on January 21, 1919 in San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosi, Mexico as Arturo Martínez Chávez. He was an actor and director, known for The Mummies of San Angel (1975), Juan Charrasqueado (1948) and El valiente vive... hasta que el cobarde quiere (1979). He died on August 26, ...

47. Maruja Grifell

Actress | Todo un caballero

Maruja Grifell was born on February 6, 1907 in Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico. She was an actress, known for Todo un caballero (1947), Necesito dinero (1952) and Another Dawn (1943). She was married to Manuel Esperante. She died on March 27, 1968 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

49. Agustín Lara

Soundtrack | La piel que habito

Agustín Lara was born on October 1, 1900 in Tlacotalpan, Veracruz, Mexico as Ángel Agustín María Carlos Fausto Mariano Alfonso del Sagrado Corazón Lara y Aguirre del Pino. He was married to Rocío Durán, Yolanda Santacruz Gasca, Clara Martínez, María Félix, Angelina Bruscheta Carral and Esther Rivas...

50. Rafael Baledón

Director | Los salvajes

Rafael Baledón was born on November 25, 1919 in Campeche, Campeche, Mexico. He was an actor and director, known for Los salvajes (1957), Cazadores de espías (1969) and The Hell of Frankenstein (1960). He was married to Lilia Michel. He died on May 6, 1994 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, ...


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