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 ...
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.
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 ...
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. Born to a Mexican (Mestizo) father ...
7. 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, ...
8. 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
12. 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. ...
13. 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 ...
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, ...
15. Delia Magaña
Actress | Los chiflados del rock and roll
Delia Magaña was born on February 2, 1903 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Gudelia Flores Magaña. She is known for her work on Los chiflados del rock and roll (1957), Charros, gauchos y manolas (1930) and Historia de un abrigo de mink (1955). She died on March 31, 1996 in Mexico City, ...
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.
18. Edith González
Actress | Palabra de mujer
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 ...
19. 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 ...
20. 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.
22. 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...
23. 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...
24. Gaspar Henaine
Actor | La edad de piedra
One of the most popular comic actors of Mexican cinema and television, Gaspar Henaine (better known as "Capulina") was the son of a hotel owner. His father, Antonio Henaine -born in Lebanon to Lebanese parents- wanted him to follow in the hotel business. Nevertheless, Gaspar went to pursue an ...
25. 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.
26. 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 ...
27. 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 Valley of Gwangi (1969) and The Evil Forest (1951). He was married to Carmela Stein, Erika Remberg and Mercedes ...
28. 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.
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...
30. 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.
31. 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 ...
32. 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 ...
33. 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 ...
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 ...
35. 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), Chanoc contra el tigre y el vampiro (1972) and El capitán Mantarraya (1970)...
36. 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.
37. Martha Roth
Actress | Una familia de tantas
Martha Roth was born on May 29, 1932 in Padua, Veneto, Italy. She was an actress, known for Una familia de tantas (1949), Corazón salvaje (1956) and Massacre (1956). She was married to Juan Fernando Pérez Gavilán and Rubén Fuentes. She died on October 7, 2016 in Mexico City, Mexico.
38. 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 Tintorera: Killer Shark (1977). He died on February 5, 2003 in Mexico City, Mexico.
39. 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 ...
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 Little Village (1962). She was married to Miguel Torruco. She died on November 11, 2008 in Mexico City, Mexico.
41. 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.
42. Jaime Fernández
Actor | Robinson Crusoe
Jaime Fernandez, the Mexican movie star, director, and union leader, was born on December 6, 1937 in Monterrey, Mexico, the youngest of the three Fernandez brothers. His half-brother Emilio "El Indio" Fernandez was Mexico's greatest native-born movie director, as well as a greate movie star himself...
43. 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 ...
44. Rogelio Guerra
Actor | Mañana es para siempre
Rogelio Guerra was born on October 8, 1936 in Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico as Hildegardo Francisco Guerra Martínez. He was an actor, known for Mañana es para siempre (2008), Las pecadoras (1968) and Ha llegado una intrusa (1974). He was married to Maribel Robles. He died on ...
45. 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.
46. 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.
47. Enrique Lizalde
Actor | Si Dios me quita la vida
Enrique Lizalde was born on January 9, 1937 in Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico. He was an actor and director, known for Si Dios me quita la vida (1995), El escapulario (1968) and Wild Heart (1966). He was married to Tita Grieg. He died on June 3, 2013 in Mexico City, Mexico.
48. 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 Like Water for Chocolate (1992), The Book of Stone (1969) and Amor en silencio (1988). She died on April 5, 1994 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), Días de otoño (1963) and ¿Nos traicionará el presidente? (1988). She was married ...
50. Gloria Marín
Actress | Si Adelita se fuera con otro
She was born in Mexico City the 19th of April 1919. Her father was Pedro Mendez Armendariz and her mother Maria Laura Ramos Luna (Laura Marin) artistic name that Gloria took and kept for her actress career. Her parents were not married but even if her father gave her his last name she kept her ...