Actores de la Época de Oro del cine mexicano.

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Top. Grandes actrices y actores que marcaron la época más grande del cine de México.

1. Pedro Infante

Actor | Tizoc (Amor indio)

Undoubtedly, Pedro Infante was, and still is, the idol of Mexico. Because of his movies (59 including 55 leading roles and four cameos), records (366 songs recorded between 1943 and 1956) and public appearances in Mexico and Latin America, Infante became a star and the most beloved human being in ...

2. Germán Valdés

Actor | Chanoc en las garras de las fieras

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)...

3. Arturo de Córdova

Actor | Las tres perfectas casadas

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, ...

4. 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.

5. Pedro Armendáriz

Actor | From Russia with Love

Born in Mexican revolution times, Pedro Armendáriz was the first child of Mexican Pedro Armendáriz García-Conde and American Adele Hastings. He was raised in Churubusco, then a suburb of Mexico City, before the family traveled to Laredo, Texas. They lived there until 1921, the year Armendáriz' ...

6. Jorge Negrete

Actor | El rebelde (Romance de antaño)

Jorge Alberto Negrete Moreno was born in Guanajuato, Mexico, on November 1911, and had five brothers. His father was a General, and when he retired the family moved to Mexico city, where he worked as a teacher amongst others at the Humboldt German school, thus allowing Jorge and brother David to ...

7. Dolores del Rio

Actress | Las abandonadas

Dolores del Rio was the one of the first Mexican movie stars with international appeal and who had meteoric career in the 1920s/1930s Hollywood. Del Rio came from an aristocratic family in Durango. In the Mexican revolution of 1916, however, the family lost everything and emigrated to Mexico City, ...

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. Luis Aguilar

Actor | Los chiflados del rock and roll

Luis Aguilar was born on January 29, 1918 in Mexico, D.F., Mexico as Luis Francisco Gerardo Aguilar Manzo. He was an actor, known for Los chiflados del rock and roll (1957), Una aventura en la noche (1948) and Three Sad Tigers (1961). He was married to Rosario Gálvez and Ana María Almada Rubalcava....

10. Rosita Quintana

Actress | La duda

Rosita Quintana was born on July 16, 1925 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Trinidad Quintana Nuñez de Kogan. She is an actress and writer, known for The Doubt (1954), Where Are You Heart? (1961) and To the Four Winds (1955).

11. Libertad Lamarque

Actress | Gran Casino

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. Miguel Inclán

Actor | Fort Apache

Miguel Inclan was a popular villain of Mexican cinema from the 1930s into the 1950s, although he also had some sympathetic roles, notably as the kindly policeman in Salón México (1949) and several appearances as Benito Juárez. Inclán came from a theatrical family and started out ...

13. Carlos López Moctezuma

Actor | El rebozo de Soledad

Carlos López Moctezuma was born on November 19, 1909 in Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Carlos López Moctezuma Pineda. He was an actor, known for Soledad's Shawl (1952), Hidden River (1948) and Canaima (1945). He died on July 14, 1980 in Aguascalientes, Mexico.

14. Tito Junco

Actor | El ángel exterminador

Tito Junco was born on October 3, 1915 in Gutierrez Zamora, Veracruz, Mexico as Augusto Junco Tassinari. He was an actor and producer, known for The Exterminating Angel (1962), Aventurera (1950) and María Isabel (1968). He died on December 9, 1983 in Mexico City, Mexico.

15. 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...

16. Domingo Soler

Actor | Del rancho a la capital

Domingo Soler was born on April 17, 1901 in Chilpancingo, Guerrero, Mexico as Domingo Díaz Pavía. He was an actor and writer, known for Del rancho a la capital (1942), La barraca (1945) and El padre Morelos (1943). He died on June 13, 1961 in Acapulco, Mexico.

17. Joaquín Pardavé

Actor | Los nietos de Don Venancio

Joaquín Pardavé was born into the theatrical milieu, the son of a pair of stage actors. He was a popular stage actor and appeared in several silent films and some early sound features, but achieved his greatest fame in the early 1940s in films like My Memories of Mexico (1944) and El baisano Jalil ...

18. Antonio R. Frausto

Actor | Hombres del mar

Antonio R. Frausto was born on September 20, 1897 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. He was an actor, known for Men of the Sea (1938), My Memories of Mexico (1944) and Let's Go with Pancho Villa (1936). He was married to Dolores Camarillo. He died on January 29, 1954 in Mexico City, Mexico.

19. Rosario Granados

Actress | La diosa arrodillada

Rosario Granados was born on March 12, 1925 in Buenos Aires, Argentina as Rosario Fiaschi Correa Granados. She was an actress, known for The Kneeling Goddess (1947), Camino de Sacramento (1946) and The Great Madcap (1949). She died on March 25, 1997 in Mexico City, Mexico.

20. Leticia Palma

Actress | Vagabunda

Leticia Palma was born on December 23, 1926 in Paraiso, Tabasco, Mexico as Zoyla Gloria Ruiz Moscoso. She was an actress, known for Tramp (1950), Mujeres sin mañana (1951) and Camino del infierno (1951). She died on December 4, 2009 in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico.

21. 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 ...

22. Ignacio López Tarso

Actor | Macario

Ignacio López Tarso was born on January 15, 1925 in Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Ignacio López López. He is an actor, known for Macario (1960), Rosa blanca (1961) and El Pantera (2007).

23. Blanca Estela Pavón

Actress | Cuando lloran los valientes

Blanca Estela Pavón was born on February 21, 1926 in Minatitlan, Veracruz, Mexico as María Blanca Estela Pavón Vasconcelos. She was an actress, known for Cuando lloran los valientes (1947), Ustedes, los ricos (1948) and ¡Vuelven los García! (1947). She died on September 26, 1949.

24. Katy Jurado

Actress | High Noon

Katy Jurado was born María Cristina Estela 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 matriarch of...

25. Silvia Pinal

Actress | El ángel exterminador

Now a living legend and still very active, Silvia Pinal began her career in theater and became a leading lady in her first movie roles, in the late 1940s. Always a smart urban girl, she belongs to the second and most versatile generation of Mexican movie stars of the Golden Era, together with Pedro...

26. 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.

27. María Elena Marqués

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.

28. Andrés Soler

Actor | Los Fernández de Peralvillo

Andrés Soler was born on November 18, 1898 in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico as Andrés Díaz Pavía. He was an actor, known for Los Fernández de Peralvillo (1954), The Three Musketeers (1942) and One Day with the Devil (1945). He died on July 26, 1969 in Mexico City, Mexico.

29. 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 Mexico city, living in numerous places throughout the country. He received a private education in Houston, Texas as a teenager, but dropped out and roamed about doing an assortment of jobs. His family, however, ...

30. 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 ...

31. 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 ...

32. Rodolfo Acosta

Actor | Hondo

Mexican character actor Rodolfo Acosta (born Rodolfo Acosta Pérez) achieved his greatest success in the US, primarily as a villain in westerns. He was born in Chamizal, a section of land disputed by Mexico and Texas due to changes in the Rio Grande river which forms the border. At the time of ...

33. 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 ...

34. Irasema Dilián

Actress | Malombra

Irasema Dilián was born on May 27, 1924 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Eva Irasema Warschalowska. She was an actress, known for Malombra (1942), Wuthering Heights (1954) and The Captain's Daughter (1947). She was married to Dino Maiuri. She died on April 16, 1996 in Ceprano, Lazio, Italy.

35. 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 ...

36. Elsa Aguirre

Actress | Cuatro noches contigo

Elsa Aguirre was born on September 25, 1930 in Chihuahua, Mexico as Elsa Irma Aguirre Juárez. She is an actress, known for Cuatro noches contigo (1952), Cantando nace el amor (1954) and El matrimonio es como el demonio (1969).

37. 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, ...

38. Abel Salazar

Actor | El barón del terror

Abel Salazar was born on September 24, 1917 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Abel Salazar García. He was an actor and producer, known for The Brainiac (1962), The Adolescents (1967) and Valentín de la Sierra (1968). He was married to Gloria Marín and Alicia Cardenas. He died on ...

39. Andrea Palma

Actress | La mujer del puerto

Andrea Palma became the first diva of Mexican cinema, when she appeared in the tragic leading role of Rosario, the prostitute of The Woman of the Port (1934), one of the iconic films of the "cine de pecadoras" genre that became a staple in the Mexican film industry. Andrea was the daughter of Julio ...

40. Irma Dorantes

Actress | Pa' qué me sirve la vida

Irma Dorantes was born on December 21, 1934 in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico as Irma Aguirre Martínez. She is an actress, known for Pa' qué me sirve la vida (1961), Flaming Sun (1962) and The Face of Death (1964). She was previously married to Pedro Infante.

41. Ernesto Alonso

Producer | Entre sombras

Ernesto Alonso was born on February 28, 1917 in Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico as Ernesto Ramírez Alonso. He was a producer and actor, known for Entre sombras (1967), Casa de vecindad (1964) and El refugio (1965). He died on August 7, 2007 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

42. Antonio Badú

Actor | Cantaclaro

Antonio Badú was born on August 13, 1914 in Mexico. He was an actor and producer, known for Cantaclaro (1946), Me he de comer esa tuna (1945) and La vida de Agustín Lara (1959). He was married to Esther Fernández. He died on June 29, 1993 in Mexico City, Mexico.

43. Fernando Soto

Actor | Campeón sin corona

Fernando Soto was born on April 15, 1911 in Puebla, Mexico as Fernando Soto Astol. He was an actor, known for Campeón sin corona (1946), Extraña cita (1947) and El rayo de Jalisco (1962). He died on May 11, 1980 in Mexico City, Mexico.

44. Arturo Soto Rangel

Actor | The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

Arturo Soto Rangel was born on March 12, 1882 in Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. He was an actor, known for The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), Maclovia (1948) and The Abandoned (1945). He died on May 25, 1965 in Mexico City, Mexico.

45. Rosita Arenas

Actress | Los chiflados del rock and roll

Rosita Arenas was born on August 19, 1933 in Caracas, Venezuela. She is known for her work on Los chiflados del rock and roll (1957), The Aztec Mummy Against the Humanoid Robot (1958) and Cambiando el destino (1992).

46. Sofía Álvarez

Actress | La barca de oro

Sofía Álvarez was born on May 23, 1913 in Bogota, Colombia as Sofía Caicedo Álvarez. She was an actress, known for The Golden Barge (1947), You're Missing the Point (1940) and La niña de mis ojos (1947). She died on April 30, 1985 in Mexico City, Mexico.

47. Ana Luisa Peluffo

Actress | Saranno uomini

Ana Luisa Peluffo made her screen debut in 1953. She was a pioneer to appear in nude scenes in Mexican cinema in mid-decade. This helped her to establish her name and allowed her to turn to dramas and comedies, though she returned to her roots in the 1970s. Peluffo has one of the longest ...

48. Anabelle Gutiérrez

Actress | Escuela de vagabundos

Anabelle Gutiérrez was born on September 19, 1932 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Anabelle Gutiérrez Aicua. She is an actress, known for School for Tramps (1955), Rostros olvidados (1952) and Muchachas de Uniforme (1951).

49. Julio Villarreal

Actor | The Beast of Hollow Mountain

Julio Villarreal was born on December 7, 1885 in Lérida, Catalonia, Spain as Julio Villareal de Gonzaga. He was an actor and director, known for The Beast of Hollow Mountain (1956), The Rebel (1943) and Christopher Columbus (1943). He died on August 4, 1958 in Mexico City, Mexico.

50. 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.

51. Carmen Montejo

Actress | Mujeres sin mañana

Carmen Montejo was born on May 26, 1925 in Pinar del Río, Cuba as María Teresa Sánchez González. She was an actress, known for Mujeres sin mañana (1951), The Cubs (1973) and La infame (1954). She was married to Manuel González Ortega. She died on February 25, 2013 in Mexico, Distrito Federal...

52. Lorena Velázquez

Actress | El rapto de las sabinas

One of the quintessential vamps of Mexican cinema from the late 1950s through the early '70s, Lorena Velázquez is the daughter of character actor Víctor Velázquez, and the older sister of actress Tere Velázquez. She made her screen debut in 1955, and her role as Thorina, queen of the vampires, in _...

53. Ángel Infante

Actor | Necesito dinero

Ángel Infante was born on October 1, 1914 in Acaponeta, Nayarit, Mexico. He was an actor, known for Necesito dinero (1952), El desconocido (1974) and Bala de Plata (1960). He died on December 15, 1987 in Mexico City, Mexico.

54. Carmen Sevilla

Actress | La fierecilla domada

Born on October 6, 1930 in Seville, popular Spanish entertainer Carmen Sevilla is better regarded as a dancer and singer than for her output of films, most of them, especially her later ones, seldom testing her abilities. Starting very young, she made her movie debut in grand style with the musical...

55. 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.

56. Guillermina Grin

Actress | Don Quijote de la Mancha

Guillermina Grin was born in 1922 in Sevilla, Spain. She was an actress, known for Don Quijote de la Mancha (1947), Mujeres en mi vida (1950) and Pobre corazón (1950). She died in 2006 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

57. Antonio Espino

Actor | Aladino y la lámpara maravillosa

Antonio Espino was born on August 13, 1910 in Teziutlan, Puebla, Mexico as Antonio Espino Mora. He was an actor and writer, known for Aladdin and the Marvelous Lamp (1958), El organillero (1957) and Una señora movida (1959). He died on November 24, 1993 in Mexico, D.F., Mexico.

58. 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 ...

59. 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).

60. Marcelo Chávez

Actor | Los tres mosqueteros y medio

Marcelo Chávez was born on March 13, 1911 in Tampico Alto, Veracruz, Mexico as Marcelo Chávez Herrera. He was an actor, known for Three and a Half Musketeers (1957), The Phantom of the Operetta (1960) and Summer Hotel (1944). He died on February 14, 1970 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

61. Eulalio González

Actor | El pocho

Renowned for portraying his witty, stereotypical norteño character named "Piporro" in the Pedro Infante film Little Love of My Life (1952), Eulalio González quickly became one of the box-office stars of the 1960s and the best norteño comedian ever. Born and raised in northern Mexico, González was ...

62. Armando Soto La Marina

Actor | La vuelta del Charro Negro

Armando Soto La Marina was born on October 1, 1909. He was an actor, known for La vuelta del Charro Negro (1941), El capitán Centellas (1941) and Cartas marcadas (1948). He died on March 20, 1983 in Mexico City, Mexico.

63. Eduardo Arozamena

Actor | Enamorada

Eduardo Arozamena was born on October 14, 1875 in Mexico, D.F., Mexico as Eduardo Arozamena Lira. He was an actor and director, known for Enamorada (1946), La soñadora (1917) and Drácula (1931). He was married to Carmen Pasarón, Clemencia Méndez and Florentina Crespo. He died on May ...

64. Juan García

Writer | Comisario en turno

Juan García was born on February 5, 1905 in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He was an actor and writer, known for Comisario en turno (1949), The Pearl (1947) and Cara sucia (1949). He died in 1980 in Mexico, D.F., Mexico.

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