Talento de Jalisco

by rodolfoguzman | created - 21 Feb 2018 | updated - 4 weeks ago | Public

Personalidades del estado de Jalisco, México

1. Guillermo del Toro

Writer | El laberinto del fauno

Guillermo del Toro was born October 9, 1964 in Guadalajara Jalisco, Mexico. Raised by his Catholic grandmother, del Toro developed an interest in filmmaking in his early teens. Later, he learned about makeup and effects from the legendary Dick Smith (The Exorcist (1973)) and worked on making his ...

2. Gael García Bernal

Actor | Mozart in the Jungle

Gael García Bernal was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, to Patricia Bernal, an actress and model, and José Ángel García, an actor and director. His stepfather is cinematographer Sergio Yazbek. García Bernal began his acting career as a child, working with his parents in a variety of plays. When...

3. Katy Jurado

Actress | High Noon

Katy Jurado was born María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García into a wealthy family on January 16, 1924. Her early years were spent amid luxury until her family's lands were confiscated by the federal government for redistribution to the landless peasantry. Despite the loss of property, the ...

4. Patricia Riggen

Director | The 33

Patricia Riggen was born on June 2, 1970 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. She is a director and producer, known for The 33 (2015), The Cornfield (2002) and Under the Same Moon (2007). She is married to Checco Varese. They have one child.

5. Erick Elias

Actor | ¿Qué culpa tiene el niño?

Erick Elias was born on June 23, 1980 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. A descendant of a family of architects, he started by studying for acting, music, dance, and modeling at a young age. He has been appearing in some telenovelas and other television series. His protagonist debut was in the ...

6. Manuel Garcia-Rulfo

Actor | The Magnificent Seven

Manuel Garcia-Rulfo was born on February 25, 1981 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He is an actor, known for The Magnificent Seven (2016), Murder on the Orient Express (2017) and Widows (2018).

7. María Victoria

Actress | Unos granujas decentes

María Victoria was born on February 26, 1933 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as María Victoria Cervantes Cervantes. She is an actress, known for Unos granujas decentes (1980), Cupido pierde a Paquita (1955) and Sortilegio (2009).

8. Cesar Rodriguez

Actor | Una última y nos vamos

Cesar Rodriguez is an actor and writer, known for Una última y nos vamos (2015), Purasangre (2016) and Ni Tú Ni Yo (2018).

9. Esther Fernández

Actress | Flor de durazno

Esther Fernández was born on August 22, 1918 in Mascota, Jalisco, Mexico as María Esther Fernández González. She was an actress and writer, known for Peach Blossom (1945), The Macabre Trunk (1936) and Santa (1943). She was married to Antonio Badú. She died on October 21, 1999 in Mexico D.F., Mexico.

10. Salvador Toscano

Director | Memorias de un mexicano

Director and Producer, who was born in 1872 and became one of the first Filmakers in Mexican cinema, he began studying to become an engineer, but eventually he became attracted to filmaking and in 1897, he opened the first movie theatre in Mexico city, a year later he began to produce and direct ...

11. José Elías Moreno

Actor | Santa Claus

José Elías Moreno was born on November 12, 1910 in Las Palmas, Unión de San Antonio, Jalisco, Mexico as José Elías Moreno Padilla. He was an actor and writer, known for Santa Claus (1959), Las tres perfectas casadas (1953) and The Magnificent Beast (1953). He died on July 15, 1969 in Mexico, D.F., ...

12. Vicente Leñero

Writer | El crimen del Padre Amaro

Vicente Leñero was born on June 9, 1933 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Vicente Leñero Otero. He was a writer and director, known for The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002), Herod's Law (1999) and Mariana, Mariana (1987). He was married to Estela Franco. He died on December 3, 2014 in Mexico City, ...

13. Rigo Mora

Director | Devorador onírico

Co-founder of the special effects mexican house Necropia (1985), along with Guillermo del Toro. Necropia is responsible for the special effects in several films, such as "Cabeza De Vaca", "Dollar Mambo", "Mentiras Piadosas", "Bandidos", and many more. As member of Necropia, Rigo Mora worked in all ...

14. Fernando Lebrija

Producer | Amar a morir

Fernando Lebrija, born in Guadalajara Mexico. He completed a Masters in Fine arts in Film at the American Film Institute. Also a year of postgraduate studies in Screenwriting at UCLA in Los Angeles. Before starting making feature films, Fernando had a successful career as a ...

15. Rodolfo Guzmán

Producer | Llamando a un ángel

Rodolfo Guzmán was born July 6, 1975 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He was conductor of several programs of film criticism on radio and television and a jury member in the Festivals: Guanajuato "Expresión en Corto", Guadalajara Film Festival and San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain. His first ...

16. Rita Basulto

Director | Lluvia en los ojos

Rita Basulto is a director and cinematographer, known for Lluvia en los ojos (2013), El octavo día de la creación (2003) and Desierto adentro (2008).

17. Eduardo España

Actor | Vecinos

Eduardo España was born on September 15, 1971 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Eduardo Ramírez Velazo. He is an actor and producer, known for Vecinos (2005), Como matar a un esposo muerto (2017) and 12 Rounds (2017).

19. Luis Téllez

Director | Viva el Rey

Luis Téllez is known for his work on Viva el Rey (2017), In Flames: Here Until Forever (2017) and Inzomnia. He is married to Karla Castañeda.

20. Tito Guízar

Actor | The Gay Ranchero

Federico Arturo Guízar Tolentino was born on April 8, 1908, in Guadalajara, Mexico. Over the objections of his father, he trained early as a singer and, as such, was sent to New York in 1929 to record the songs of Agustín Lara. While there he had a radio show, "Tito Guízar y su Guitar", and studied...

22. Sofìa Carrillo

Director | La Casa Triste

Sofìa Carrillo is a director and art director, known for La Casa Triste (2013), Prita Noire (2011) and Cerulia (2017).

24. Andrés Montiel

Actor | El crimen del Padre Amaro

Andrés Montiel was born on January 30, 1975 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He is an actor and writer, known for The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002), Infames (2012) and The Zone (2007).

25. Ximena Navarrete

Actress | La Tempestad

Ximena Navarrete was born on February 22, 1988 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Jimena Navarrete Rosete. She is an actress, known for The Tempest (2013), 108 Costuras (2018) and Estrella2 (2012).

26. René Castillo

Animation_department | Hasta los huesos

27. Sherlyn

Actress | Elisa antes del fin del mundo

Sherlyn was born on October 14, 1985 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Sherlyn Montserrat González Díaz. She is an actress, known for Elisa antes del fin del mundo (1997), Don't mess with an angel (2008) and Clase 406 (2002). She was previously married to Gerardo Islas.

28. Javier Lacroix

Actor | The Predator

Javier Lacroix was born on March 4, 1974 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He is an actor and casting director, known for The Predator (2018), Overboard (2018) and Supergirl (2015).

29. Marco Treviño

Actor | Los Miserables

Marco Treviño is an actor, known for Los Miserables (2014), The 33 (2015) and Gitanas (2004).

30. Margarita Sanz

Actress | El Callejón de los Milagros

Margarita Sanz was born on February 20, 1954 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Margarita Grey Martin. She is an actress, known for Midaq Alley (1995), Frida (2002) and The Blue Room (2002).

33. Juan Ferrara

Actor | La montaña sagrada

Juan Ferrara was born on November 8, 1943 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Juan Félix Gutiérrez Puerta. He is an actor, known for The Holy Mountain (1973), Misterio (1980) and Pasión (2007).

34. Lucha Reyes

Actress | ¡Ay Jalisco... no te rajes!

Lucha Reyes was born on May 23, 1906 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as María de la Luz Flores Aceves. She was an actress, known for Jalisco, Don't Backslide (1941), Flor silvestre (1943) and Song of the Soul (1938). She was married to Antonio Vega Medina, Félix Martín Cervantes and Gabriel Navarro...

35. Alfonso Suárez

Writer | Fecha de caducidad

Alfonso Suárez was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He is a writer and director, known for Fecha de caducidad (2012), Ausencia (2009) and Más que las palabras (1991).

36. Giovanna Reynaud

Actress | El Rey de todo el mundo

Giovanna Reynaud is an actress, known for El Rey de todo el mundo and Soy Luna (2016).

37. Paty Cantú

Actress | Gossip Girl: Acapulco

Paty Cantú was born on November 25, 1983 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Patricia Giovanna Cantú Velasco. She is an actress, known for Gossip Girl: Acapulco (2013), Lado B (2012) and Lola: Érase una vez (2007).

38. Pedro Fernández

Actor | Hasta el fin del mundo

Pedro Fernandez was born on September 28 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico in 1969. His birth name was Jose Martin Cuevas Cobos. He made his film debut in 1979 when producer Ruben Galindo gave him his first oportunity in the production "La nina de la mochila azul" where he started his career. He ...

40. Jacqueline Bracamontes

Actress | Rubí

Jacqueline Bracamontes was born on December 23, 1979 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Jacqueline Bracamontes Van Hoorde. She is an actress, known for Rubí (2004), Entrenando a mi papá (2015) and Heridas de amor (2006). She has been married to Martin Fuentes since October 1, 2011. ...

41. Miriana Moro

Actress | Drama/Mex

Miriana Moro was born on July 30, 1984 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. She is an actress and producer, known for Drama/Mex (2006), Dame tus ojos (2014) and Casi divas (2008).

42. Pablo Abitia

Actor | Cinco de Mayo: La batalla

He began his acting career by participating in plays such as De la Calle, Sangas DE Sangre, "Ansia DE Duraznos", among others. Founder of the theater group Cuarta Pared together with Marco Vieyra and Eduardo España, representing the works "Deshuesadero" "Al Crepúsculo" and "El Último Piso." He has ...

43. Iyari Limon

Actress | Dead Space

Iyari Limon was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, but by the age of one she and her parents had made Southern California their new home. Although English is her primary language, she's fluent in Spanish since being raised in a Spanish-speaking household all her life. She's also semi-fluent in French, ...

45. Susana Dosamantes

Actress | Más negro que la noche

Susana Dosamantes was born on January 9, 1948 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Susana Rue Riestra. She is an actress, known for Darker Than Night (1975), Corazón salvaje (1977) and Amalia Batista (1983). She was previously married to Enrique Rubio.

46. Jorge Vergara

Producer | Y tu mamá también

Jorge Vergara was born on March 3, 1955 as Jorge Vergara Madrigal. He is a producer and actor, known for Y Tu Mamá También (2001), The Assassination of Richard Nixon (2004) and Aliens: Zone of Silence (2017).

48. José Ron

Actor | A la mala

José Ron was born on August 8, 1981 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Édgar José Ron Vázquez. He is an actor known for appearing in Mexican telenovelas. He began his acting career in 2004 in Mujer de Madera with Edith Gonzalez. In 2006, he appeared in Rebelde with Anahí, Maite Perroni, Dulce María...

49. Francisco Payó González

Writer | The Last Lion

Mexican filmmaker, writer of the adventure comedy "Saving Private Perez" ("Salvando al soldado Pérez"), released commercially in the U.S. and Mexico, the musical dramedy "Volando Bajo" and the romantic comedy "Cinderelo". There is an intimate view of the characters in his work, no matter how ...

50. Juan Carlos Enriquez

Music_department | The Girl in the Spider's Web

Juan Carlos Enriquez is a composer from Guadalajara, Mexico and a distinguished graduate from the world-renowned Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.

Emerging from an eclectic musical background, and with a long list of credits to his name that feature a wide dramatic and musical palette, Juan ...

51. Amaury Vergara

El laberinto del fauno

Entrepreneur, self-starter, environmentalist, film director, and producer. Since very young he's felt great passion for cinema, which took him to study at the New York Film Academy.

During his career as a filmmaker, he has been a presence in cinematography productions such as Pan's Labyrinth (2006),...

52. Jaime Jasso

Visual_effects | Avatar

Jaime Jasso was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, with more than 20 years of experience in Visual effects for Film, Video games and visual Media in general. His career is inspired by Science Fiction Art and Cinema, that lead him to be part of one of the most important and prestigious teams of matte ...

54. Anette Michel

Actress | La otra mitad del sol

Anette Michel was born on June 30, 1971 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Anette Michelle Carillo. She is an actress, known for La otra mitad del sol (2005), UEPA: Un Escenario Para Amar (2015) and Se busca un hombre (2007).

55. Pancho Rodríguez

Writer | Llamando a un ángel

Pancho Rodríguez is a writer and director, known for Llamando a un ángel (2008), Balas salvajes (1999) and Ulises y la puerta de los titanes (2000).

57. Héctor Jiménez

Actor | Nacho Libre

He was born on December 13, 1973 in the city of Guadalajara Jalisco. At a very early age comes to live To the city of Tijuana B.C., where he carries out his basic studies, as well as the only ones of his formation Actoral He worked for the theater company La Divina Fauna directed by Edward Coward ...

58. Roberto Rochín

Director | Purgatorio

Roberto Rochín was born on November 7, 1954 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He is a director and producer, known for Purgatorio (2008), Ulama (1986) and Un pedazo de noche (1995).

60. Víctor Osuna

Producer | Las Reglas de la Ruina

Víctor Osuna was born on March 15, 1981 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He is a producer and writer, known for Las Reglas de la Ruina (2018), Rictus (2010) and Sarcófago (2013).

62. Pradip Romay

Sound_department | Cidade de Deus

Pradip Romay, AKA Narayan Romay, is a multi-disciplined filmmaker with credits to his name, as a producer, director, composer and sound designer. Born in Mexico, in the city of Guadalajara, his passion for film started at an early age whilst playing a small role in a film as a school boy. Further ...

63. Esmeralda Pimentel

Actress | Verano de amor

Esmeralda Pimentel was born on September 8, 1989 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Esmeralda Pimentel Murguía. She is an actress, known for Verano de amor (2009), Cachito de cielo (2012) and The Color of Passion (2014).

65. Antonio Ortuño

Animation_department | Cómo preparar un sándwich

Antonio Ortuño (Guadalajara, 1976) is a Mexican novelist and short story writer.

Ortuño is the author of the novels El buscador de cabezas (2006) and Recursos humanos (2007), finalist of the Herralde Prize. He also published the short story books El jardín japonés (2007) and La Señora Rojo (2010). ...

66. Galilea Montijo

Actress | Mujeres asesinas

Galilea started her career in the media when she won the contest "La Chica TV" in 1993. However, she became in a famous girl because Vidatv is the most important family program in México. She also won the 1st Big Brother VIP without a just nomination.

67. Ximena Sariñana

Actress | Amar te duele

Ximena Sarinana is an actress, singer, songwriter producer from Mexico City. Born in Guadalajara to Director Producer Fernando Sarinana and Writer Carolina Rivera, she started acting at the age of 8 in musical theater in her hometown. When the family moved to Mexico City, Ximena did 3 lead roles in...

68. Alberto Agnesi

Actor | Señora Acero

Alberto Agnesi was born on November 21, 1977 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He is an actor and producer, known for Lady of Steel (2014), El Diez (2011) and Mentir para vivir (2013).

69. Karla Carrillo

Actress | El Señor de los Cielos

Karla Carrillo was born on January 24, 1988 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Karla María Carrillo González. She is known for her work on The Lord of the Skies (2013), El Chema (2016) and Treintona, Soltera y Fantástica (2016).

70. Héctor Rodríguez

Director | Llamando a un ángel

Héctor Rodríguez is a director and editor, known for Llamando a un ángel (2008), Broken: Desliz (2013) and Con Casta de Campeón (2010).

71. Dr. Atl

One Step Beyond

Dr. Atl was born on October 3, 1875 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Gerardo Murillo Cornado. He died on August 15, 1964 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

72. Gabriel Soriano

Writer | 12 Rounds

Gabriel Soriano was born on May 3, 1971 in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico. He is a writer and director, known for 12 Rounds (2017), Colores Verdaderos (2018) and Seis días en la oscuridad (2003).

73. Rita Guerrero

Actress | America

Rita Guerrero was born on May 22, 1964 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Rita Guerrero Huerta. She was an actress, known for America (1998), City of the Blind (1991) and Samuel (1990). She died on March 11, 2011 in Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

74. Betty Monroe

Actress | Femdom: dominación femenina

Betty Monroe was born on March 4, 1978 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Beatriz Monroy Alarcón. She is an actress, known for Femdom: dominación femenina (2017), Esclavo y amo (2003) and UEPA: Un Escenario Para Amar (2015).

75. Saúl Álvarez

Self | El Boxeo

Saúl Álvarez was born on July 18, 1990 in Juanacatlan, Jalisco, Mexico as Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán.

76. Sergio Pérez

Self | Formula 1

Sergio Pérez was born on January 26, 1990 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Sergio Pérez Mendoza.

77. Javier Hernández

Self | Match of the Day

Javier Hernández was born on June 1, 1988 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Javier Hernández Balcázar. He has been married to Sarah Kohan since March 20, 2019.

78. Luis Velazquez

Actor | Por la Máscara

Born in Guadalajara in 1982. Luis begins his acting expertise in 2000 with teachers and directors of the Local scene. He begins his Cimena's approach having Eduardo Covarrubias as his teacher and was part of several projects for the Departamento de Imagen y Sonido from the UdG and for the CAAV.

He ...

79. Isaac Hernández

Actor | El Rey de todo el mundo

Isaac Hernández was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, one of 11 children of Hector Hernández.

Trained at Philadelphia's The Rock School for Dance Education, he has worked as a professional ballet dancer at the American Ballet Theatre, San Francisco Ballet, Dutch National Ballet and the English National ...

80. Aarón Díaz

Actor | Quantico

Aaron Diaz Spencer, born March 7, 1982 in Puerto Vallarta, México. His father is Mexican and his mother American. While still very young, he moved with his family to the city of San Miguel de Allende, where he spent much of his childhood. He later moves to California to attend high school, he also ...

81. Ariel López Padilla

Actor | Pecados Ajenos

Ariel López Padilla was born on August 12, 1962 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He is an actor, known for A Chance to Love (2007), Secreto de amor (2001) and Soñar No Cuesta Nada (2005). He was previously married to Mariana Levy.

82. Ana Bertha Lepe

Actress | Lo que le pasó a Sansón

Ana Bertha Lepe was born on September 12, 1934 in Tecolotlan, Jalisco, Mexico as Ana Bertha Lepe Jiménez. She was an actress, known for Lo que le pasó a Sansón (1955), Neutron Traps the Invisible Killers (1965) and Santo en el hotel de la muerte (1963). She died on October 24, 2013 in...

83. Fernando Casanova

Actor | Il segno del coyote

Handsome, husky leading man, chiefly in westerns and "comedias rancheras", Casanova appeared as an extra as early as 1946. His break-through came in 1953: after playing alongside star María Félix in Camelia (1954), and appearing in Luis Buñuel's _Él (1952)_ and 'Emilio Fernández''s Reportaje (1953)...

84. Bárbara Gil

Actress | La tigresa

Bárbara Gil was born on March 27, 1930 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. She was an actress and writer, known for La tigresa (1973), Señoritas a disgusto (1989) and The Outsider (2001). She was married to Miguel Córcega. She died on September 11, 2015 in Guadalajara.

85. Gregorio Casal

Actor | Chanoc en las garras de las fieras

Gregorio Casal was born on July 13, 1935 in San Miguel el Alto, Jalisco, Mexico as Jose De Jesus Casillas Rabago. He was an actor and director, known for Chanoc en las garras de las fieras (1970), Chanoc contra el tigre y el vampiro (1972) and Mercenaries of Death (1983). He died on April 25, 2018 ...

86. Xavier Marc

Actor | The Legend of Zorro

Xavier Marc was born on January 16, 1948 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Xavier Rivera Marc. He is an actor and cinematographer, known for The Legend of Zorro (2005), Televiteatros (1993) and El mutilador (1991).

87. Valentín Trujillo

Actor | Violación

Valentín Trujillo was born on March 28, 1951 in Atotonilco, Jalisco, Mexico as Rafael Valentín Trujillo Gazcón. He was an actor and writer, known for Violación (1989), Yo el ejecutor (1987) and Cacería humana (1987). He was married to Patricia María. He died on May 4, 2006 in Mexico, ...

89. Paulino Partida

Director | The Shelter

Paulino Partida is an actor and director, known for The Shelter (2017), Season of Rage and Blood, Sand and Gold (2017).

90. Ana Monterrubio

Actress | El Retratista

Ana Monterrubio is an actress and producer, known for El Retratista (2019), La petición (2019) and Un Día Cualquiera (2016).

91. Miguel Manzano

Actor | Las glorias del gran Púas

Miguel Manzano was born on September 26, 1907 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Miguel Manzano Saénz. He was an actor, known for Las glorias del gran Púas (1984), Corazón salvaje (1977) and Wild Heart (1966). He was married to Josefina Castellanos Serna. He died on January 21, 1992 ...

92. Virginia Manzano

Actress | Sor Alegría

Virginia Manzano was born on November 24, 1912 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. She was an actress, known for Sor Alegría (1952), Les misérables (1943) and Un beso en la noche (1945). She died on February 18, 1985 in Mexico City, Mexico.

93. Isabela Corona

Actress | Cóndores no entierran todos los días

Isabela Corona was born on July 2, 1913 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico as Refugio Corona Pérez Frías. She was an actress, known for A Man of Principle (1984), Yesenia (1971) and Señoritas a disgusto (1989). She died on July 8, 1993 in Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

94. Roberto Cañedo

Actor | Crimen y castigo

Roberto Cañedo Ramírez was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, México. His parents were Ignacio Cañedo Iñiguez and Carmen Ramírez Llamas. Has 8 more brothers: Ignacio, Celia, Juan de Dios, María Luisa, Cristina, Manuel, Oscar and Magdalena. In his youth, he worked as a waiter in a restaurant frequented ...

95. Alfonso Corona Blake

Director | El camino de la vida

Alfonso Corona Blake was born on January 2, 1919 in Autlan, Jalisco, Mexico. He was a director and assistant director, known for The Road of Life (1956), Verano violento (1960) and Happiness (1957). He died on January 21, 1999 in Mexico, D.F., Mexico.

96. Consuelo Velázquez

Soundtrack | The Quiet American

Gave her first piano concerto at 6 years-old, and her nickname Consuelito stuck during her formal education years in music. Gained the title of music teacher at 17 years old, and became soloist of the National Symphonic Orchestra, Mexico.

Besides "Besame Mucho", she was cherished for several other ...

97. Juan José Arreola

Writer | Murmullos

Juan José Arreola was born on September 21, 1918 in Ciudad Guzman, Jalisco, Mexico. He was an actor and writer, known for Murmullos (1991), Fando and Lis (1968) and Nuestro idioma (1969). He was married to Sara and Sara Sanchez. He died on December 3, 2001 in Guadalajara, Jalisco.

98. Vicente Fernández

Actor | La ley del monte

Vicente Fernández was born on February 17, 1940 in Huentitan el Alto, Jalisco, Mexico as Vicente Fernandez Gomez. He is an actor and producer, known for La ley del monte (1976), El arracadas (1978) and Intacto (2001). He has been married to Maria del Refugio Abarca Villaseñor since December 27, ...

99. Juan Rulfo

Writer | El imperio de la fortuna

Mexican writer who was important in the development of the "magic realism" school of Latin-American fiction. As a child growing up in the rural countryside, he witnessed the horrors of the later Cristero uprisings of 1926-29. His family of prosperous landowners lost a considerable fortune. When ...

100. Carlos Santana

Soundtrack | La Bamba

Carlos Santana is a guitarist, composer, singer and band-leader who helped to shape the concept of "world music" by his experiments with blending many styles of music from a multitude of ethnic sources.

He was born Carlos Augusto Alves Santana on July 20, 1947, in Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, Mexico....



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