Death Place Matching "Mexico City, Mexico" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
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 ...
4. Philip Ober
Actor | From Here to Eternity
Philip Ober's bald head, stern bearing and booming voice made him a natural for the roles of business executives, high-ranking military officers and other authority figures he played so well. A Princeton University graduate, Ober spent years as an advertising executive for several different ...
Writer | La perla
Emilio "El Indio" FernÃ¡ndez 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. Sired by an ethnic Caucasian father ...
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 ...
7. Elvira Ríos
Actress | Ven mi corazón te llama
One of the most notable performers of Agustín Lara's songs, Ríos was the first Mexican singer who achieved international success through radio, records, nightclub engagements, tours, and films. She was well known in Mexico, United States, Brazil, Argentina, and France, among other countries. Some ...
Actress | One-Eyed Jacks
Pina Pellicer was, and still is, one of the most beloved Mexican actresses of all time. She set a standard for realism in a time when "melodrama" and "artificial" acting still ran rampant. She was best known for her groundbreaking performance in One-Eyed Jacks (1961) with Marlon Brando. She is ...
9. 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 ...
10. Alfonso Bedoya
Actor | The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
Mexican character actor who achieved his greatest success in U.S. films. He was born in a tiny village in Mexico of Yaqui heritage and he had a nomadic upbringing, living in numerous places throughout the country including, for a time, Mexico City. He received a private education in Houston, Texas ...
11. Gustavo Rojo
Actor | Giulio Cesare contro i pirati
Gustavo Rojo was born on September 5, 1923 in Montevideo, Uruguay as Gustavo Adolfo Krefeld Sarandí Rojo y Pinto. He is known for his work on Caesar Against the Pirates (1962), The Evil Forest (1951) and Los Pardaillan (1981). He was married to Carmela Stein, Erika Remberg and Mercedes Castellanos....
Actor | The Magnificent Seven
Jorge Martínez de Hoyos was born on September 25, 1920 in Mexico City, Mexico. He was an actor and writer, known for The Magnificent Seven (1960), Lonesome Dove (1989) and Untouched (1954). He was married to Alicia Caro. He died on May 6, 1997 in Mexico City.
13. Ramón Valdés
Actor | El Chapulín Colorado
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...
14. Germán Valdés
Germán Valdés was born on September 19, 1915 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Germán Genaro Cipriano Gómez Valdés Castillo. He was an actor and producer, known for Chanoc en las garras de las fieras (1970), Las aventuras de Pito Pérez (1957) and Chanoc contra el tigre y el vampiro...
15. 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), Simon of the Desert (1965) and Revenge (1990). He was married to Alicia Bonet, Eugenia Avendaño and Mercedes Pascual. He died on ...
Actor | En la palma de tu mano
Entering the Mexican film industry in the 1930s, it didn't take Arturo de Córdova long to become a major star, specializing in action and adventure films. At the height of his popularity he was beckoned to Hollywood in an attempt to make him a "Latin lover" type in the mold of Ricardo Montalban, ...
17. Esperanza Baur
Actress | El conde de Montecristo
Esperanza Baur was born in 1926 in Mexico as Esperanza Diaz Ceballos. She was an actress, known for The Count of Monte Cristo (1942), Guadalajara (1943) and Jalisco nunca pierde (1937). She was married to John Wayne. She died on March 11, 1961 in Mexico City, Mexico.
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...
19. 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, ...
20. Rogelio Guerra
Actor | Las pecadoras
Rogelio Guerra was born on October 8, 1936 in Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico as Hildegardo Guerra. He was an actor, known for Las pecadoras (1968), Mañana es para siempre (2008) and Ha llegado una intrusa (1974). He was married to Maribel Robles. He died on February 28, 2018 in ...
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, ¡Ay Jalisco... no te rajes! (1941) with Jorge Negrete, that she ...
22. Ilka Chase
Actress | Now, Voyager
The daughter of Vogue's editor-in-chief for 40 years, Edna Woolman Chase, Ilka was named after a Hungarian friend of her mother's. She went to school in France and later acted in stock with Rube Miller in New York. Her first appearance on Broadway was as a maid in 'The Red Falcon' in 1924. After ...
23. Luis Aguilar
Actor | Los chiflados del rock and roll
Luis Aguilar was born on January 29, 1918 in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico as Luis Aguilar Manzo. He was an actor, known for Los chiflados del rock and roll (1957), Una aventura en la noche (1948) and Tres tristes tigres (1961). He was married to Rosario Gálvez and Ana María Almada. He died on October...
24. Antonio Aguilar
Actor | Emiliano Zapata
Born in Villanueva, Zacatecas, to Jesús Aguilar y Aguilar and Ángela Márquez Barraza Valle, Antonio Aguilar is one of the most iconic actor-singers of Mexican cinema. He began his singing career in the 1940's and then debuted in national Mexican cinema in 1952, during its Golden era. Later in his ...
25. Gonzalo Vega
Actor | Lo que importa es vivir
Gonzalo Vega was born on November 29, 1946 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Gonzalo Agustín Vega y González. He was an actor, known for Lo que importa es vivir (1987), Las poquianchis (De los pormenores y otros sucedidos del dominio público que acontecieron a las hermanas de ...
26. Tere Velázquez
Actress | El rapto de las sabinas
Blonde younger sister of Lorena Velázquez, Teresa Velázquez made her first film in 1957. Often cast as a frivolous young woman, she worked steadily on screen and theater with Alejandro Jodorowsky through the 1970s, then retired from acting for a number of years. She made a comeback and was working ...
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, ...
28. 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 ...
29. Sigrid Gurie
Actress | Sofia
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 ...
Actor | Santo vs. la hija de Frankestein
Legendary masked Mexican wrestler / actor who achieved icon status via his highly colorful wrestling career and starring appearances in nearly 60 motion pictures. Born Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta on September 23rd, 1917 in Hidalgo, Mexico, he was the fifth of seven children and the family moved to Mexico...
Actress | Matando Cabos
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 ...
33. Jorge Mistral
Actor | El conde de Montecristo
He was a Spanish actor; his father was from Puerto Rico and his mother from Catalonia. His debut in theater was in 1943 and in cinema in 1944. At the end of the fifties he lived in South America. He committed suicide with a gunshot while living in Mexico City, Mexico.
34. Lilia Prado
Actress | El rincón de las vírgenes
Lilia Prado was born on March 30, 1928 in Sahuayo, Michoacan, Mexico as Leticia Lilia Amezcua Prado. She was an actress, known for El rincón de las vírgenes (1972), Talpa (1956) and El analfabeto (1961). She was married to Gabriel España. She died on May 22, 2006 in Mexico City, ...
35. 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 ...
36. Sara García
Actress | La tercera palabra
The legendary "granny of Mexican cinema" began her movie career when she was a 22-year-old teacher in a nun's school for girls. One day, young Sara's attention was attracted to a small building in downtown Mexico City. Inside it was Azteca Films, one of the very first mexican film production ...
37. Begoña Palacios
Actress | Santo vs el estrangulador
Begoña Palacios married the film director Sam Peckinpah (1925-1984) when he was filming Major Dundee (1965) in Mexico. A very young and beautiful actress and dancer became the second wife of this controversial movie maker. They had a daughter Maria Guadalupe Peckinpah Palacios (better known as ...
38. Adele Lacy
Actress | When a Man Rides Alone
Adele Lacy was born in 1913 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Adele Fergestad. She was an actress, known for When a Man Rides Alone (1933), The Wyoming Whirlwind (1932) and Vanishing Men (1932). She was married to Walter Futter and Madison S. Lacy. She died on July 3, 1953 in Mexico City, Mexico.
Actress | A Walk in the Clouds
Evangelina Elizondo was born on April 28, 1929 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Gloria Evangelina Elizondo López-Llera. She was an actress, known for A Walk in the Clouds (1995), ¿Nos traicionará el presidente? (1988) and Un hombre en la trampa (1965). She was married to ...
Actress | La perla
María Elena Marqués was born on December 14, 1926 in Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico as María Elena Marqués Rangel. She was an actress, known for The Pearl (1947), The Rebel (1943) and Romeo y Julieta (1943). She was married to Miguel Torruco. She died on November 11, 2008 in Mexico City, Mexico.
41. René Cardona
Director | Santa Claus
René Cardona was born on October 8, 1906 in Havana, Cuba as René Cardona Andre. He was a director and actor, known for Santa Claus (1959), Don Juan Tenorio (1937) and Neutron Traps the Invisible Killers (1965). He died on April 25, 1988 in Mexico City, Mexico.
42. Blanca Sánchez
Actress | Quinceañera
Blanca Sánchez was born on March 2, 1946 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Blanca Sánchez De La Fuente. She was an actress, known for Quinceañera (1987), Los amores de Chucho el Roto (1970) and La vida de Chucho el Roto (1970). She was married to José Antonio Massad, Garret J. ...
María Antonieta Pons was born on June 11, 1922 in Havana, Cuba. She was an actress, known for La vida íntima de Marco Antonio y Cleopatra (1947), Teatro del crimen (1957) and Caña brava (1966). She was married to Ramón Pereda and Juan Orol. She died on August 20, 2004 in Mexico City, ...
44. 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.
45. Rita Macedo
Actress | Tú, yo, nosotros
Rita Macedo was the daughter of novelist Julia Guzmán. She began acting in the 1940s. Macedo was first married to writer 'Carlos Fuentes'; then to producer Luis de Llano and their children are actress/singer/producer Julissa, and TV producer Luis de Llano Macedo. She won the Best Actress Ariel for ...
46. Ada Carrasco
Actress | Como agua para chocolate
Ada Carrasco was born on September 14, 1912 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. She was an actress, known for Como agua para chocolate (1992), The Book of Stone (1969) and De frente al sol (1992). She died on April 5, 1994 in Mexico City, Mexico.
49. Marga López
Actress | Salón México
Marga López was born on June 21, 1924 in San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina as Catalina Margarita López Ramos. She was an actress, known for Salón México (1949), Even the Wind Is afraid (1968) and La entrega (1954). She was married to Arturo de Córdova and Carlos Amador. She died on ...
50. René Cardona Jr.
Director | Treasure of the Amazon
René Cardona Jr. was born on May 11, 1939 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He was a director and writer, known for Treasure of the Amazon (1985), The Bermuda Triangle (1978) and Guyana: Cult of the Damned (1979). He died on February 5, 2003 in Mexico City, Mexico.