Death Place Matching "Mexico City, Mexico" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
Actress | The Magnificent Seven
Rosenda Monteros was born on August 31, 1935 in Veracruz, Mexico as Rosa Méndez Leza. She was an actress, known for The Magnificent Seven (1960), She (1965) and Rapiña (1975). She was married to Julio Bracho. She died on December 29, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico.
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 ...
3. Luis Buñuel
Writer | El ángel exterminador
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 ...
5. 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 The Valley of Gwangi (1969). He was married to Carmela Stein, Erika Remberg and Mercedes ...
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 early 1980s and the golden-haired, blue-eyed statuesque actress quickly found work on both stage and screen. Considered one of ...
7. 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 ...
8. 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, ...
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. Emilio Fernández
Actor | The Wild Bunch
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. Born to a Mexican (Mestizo) father ...
11. Pina Pellicer
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 ...
12. Edith González
Actress | Nunca te olvidaré
Edith Gonzalez was born in Mexico in 1964, as part of a well-off middle-class family. From an early age, Edith showed a passion for acting. She was discovered at the age of 5 when her mother took her to see a popular Sunday show. The producer of a show was looking for a blond girl with blue eyes ...
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...
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 ...
15. 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 ...
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, ...
17. 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), The Devil's Hand (1961) and Las mujeres panteras (1967). She was married to Miguel Gallego and Gustavo Alatriste. She died on ...
18. 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 ...
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.
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...
21. 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 ...
22. 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 ...
23. 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), The Adventures of Pito Perez (1957) and Chanoc contra el tigre y el vampiro (1972)...
24. 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 Nest of Virgins (1972), Talpa (1956) and The Illiterate One (1961). She was married to Gabriel España. She died on May 22, 2006 in Mexico City, Mexico.
25. 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. ...
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...
27. Fernando Soler
Actor | El grito de la carne
Fernando Soler was born on May 24, 1896 in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico as Fernando Díaz Pavía. He was an actor and director, known for El grito de la carne (1951), The Great Madcap (1949) and Chucho el Roto (1934). He was married to Sagra del Río. He died on October 24, 1979 in Mexico City, Mexico.
28. 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 ...
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), Días de otoño (1963) and ¿Nos traicionará el presidente? (1988). She was married ...
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 ...
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 ...
32. 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.
33. 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 ...
34. 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 ...
35. Ilka Chase
Actress | Now, Voyager
The daughter of Vogue's editor-in-chief for 40 years, Edna Woolman Chase, Ilka was named for a Hungarian friend of her mother. 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.
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.
38. Roberto Gavaldón
Director | El niño y la niebla
Roberto Gavaldón was born on June 7, 1909 in Jiménez, Chihuahua, Mexico as Roberto Gavaldón Leyva. He was a director and writer, known for El niño y la niebla (1953), In the Palm of Your Hand (1951) and Las tres perfectas casadas (1953). He died on September 4, 1986 in Mexico City, Mexico.
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.
40. Begoña Palacios
Actress | Baila mi amor
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 ...
41. 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 Soledad (1947). She was married to Arturo de Córdova and Carlos Amador. She died on July 4...
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 ...
43. Carlos Riquelme
Actor | La malquerida
Carlos Riquelme studied law and philosophy, but turned to acting and made his stage debut in the mid-1930s. His first screen appearance followed in 1938. Riquelme's meek looks somewhat typecast him as clerks and doctors in his earlier pictures, but from time to time he was given change-of-pace ...
44. 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), Rocambole contra las mujeres arpías (1967) and The Green Wall (1969). He was married to Esperanza de la Paz Gotes Martínez. He died on April 11, 2012 in...
45. 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), María Candelaria (Xochimilco) (1944) and The Young and the Damned (1950). He died on April 27, 1997 in Mexico City.
46. B. Traven
Writer | The Treasure of the Sierra Madre
B. Traven was born on February 23, 1882 in Schwiebus, Prussia, Germany as Ret Marut. He was a writer and actor, known for The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), La rebelión de los colgados (1954) and Macario (1960). He was married to Rosa Elena Lujan. He died on March 27, 1969 in Mexico ...
47. David Reynoso
David Reynoso was born on January 29, 1926 in Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico. He was an actor and director, known for Blue Demon contra cerebros infernales (1968), Seis días para morir (1967) and Un hombre en la trampa (1965). He died on June 9, 1994 in Mexico City, Mexico.
48. 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.
49. José Lavat
Actor | Medicine Man
José Lavat was born on September 28, 1948 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as José Francisco Lavat Pacheco. He was an actor, known for Medicine Man (1992), Héroes verdaderos (2010) and El aviso inoportuno (1969). He died on May 15, 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico.
50. 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 ...