Here are 6 famous actors from Argentina were born in 1946:
Gerardo Romano (July 6, 1946 Argentina-) is an Argentine actor. He has one child, Lucio Romano.
Gerardo Romano is widely recognized for his contribution to the Argentine film industry, having acted in over 40 films, including some award-winning titles such as "Plata Dulce" and "Rehén de Ilusiones." He is also a household name in Argentine television, having starred in numerous soap operas and series throughout his career, including "Montecristo," "Los Simuladores," and "El Marginal."
Aside from his work in film and television, Romano is also a well-respected theatre actor, having performed in numerous plays in his home country and internationally. In 2004, he won the ACE award for best actor for his performance in the play "El Salmo de los Malvinas."
Outside of acting, Romano is known for his political activism and has been a vocal critic of the government in Argentina. He was even briefly detained in 2017 after participating in a protest against the proposed pension reform. Despite his outspokenness, he remains a beloved figure in the entertainment industry and continues to be an influential presence on screen and stage alike.
Rubén Green (July 31, 1946 Buenos Aires-April 7, 2003 Buenos Aires) also known as Rubén Ernesto Green was an Argentine actor.
Rubén Green began his acting career in the 1960s and became a prominent figure in Argentine cinema and theater. He appeared in over 30 films throughout his career, earning critical acclaim for his performances in movies like "The Oath" and "The Official Story”. Along with his successful film career, he also acted in several popular Argentine soap operas and TV series.
Aside from his work in the entertainment industry, Green was also known for his political activism. He was a member of the Montoneros, a leftist group that fought against the dictatorship in Argentina during the 1970s. In 1975, he was arrested and held captive for four years in a detention center.
Green remained active in the entertainment industry until his passing in 2003. His contributions to Argentine cinema and theater have left an enduring impact on the industry, and he is remembered as one of the country's most talented actors.
Héctor Babenco (February 7, 1946 Mar del Plata-) otherwise known as Héctor Eduardo Babenco or Hector Babenco is an Argentine film director, screenwriter, actor and film producer.
He is best known for his films "Pixote" (1981) and "Kiss of the Spider Woman" (1985), the latter of which earned him the Best Director award at the Cannes Film Festival and a nomination for Best Director at the Academy Awards. Babenco was born in Argentina but spent most of his career working in Brazil, where he became a major figure in the country's cinema industry. He also made films in the United States, including "Ironweed" (1987) and "At Play in the Fields of the Lord" (1991). Throughout his career, Babenco tackled themes of poverty, social inequality, and human rights in his work. He passed away in 2016 due to a heart attack.
Carlos López Puccio (October 9, 1946 Rosario-) also known as Carlos Lopez Puccio, Carlos Alberto Daniel López Puccio, Les Luthiers or Pucho is an Argentine multi-instrumentalist, composer, music arranger, conductor, film director, screenwriter, actor and film score composer.
He is best known as a founding member of the Argentine humor-musical group Les Luthiers, which was formed in 1967. In the group, he primarily performs on the cello, but is also skilled in playing a wide range of instruments, including guitar, bass, percussion, harmonica, and others. He has composed and arranged numerous pieces for Les Luthiers, and has also written film scores for several Argentine movies, including "Esperando la Carroza" and "Un Argentino en Nueva York". In addition to his musical talents, he has also worked in the film industry as a director, screenwriter, and actor. López Puccio is widely considered one of the most versatile and talented musicians in Argentina, and his contributions to the country's music and entertainment industry have been highly valued.
Horacio Fontova (October 30, 1946 Buenos Aires-) a.k.a. the Black or Hector Horacio González is an Argentine actor, musician, composer, singer, cartoonist and writer.
He is known for his versatility and creativity across various fields of art. Besides his successful career as an actor in film and theater, Fontova has released several albums as a musician and composer, showcasing his eclectic style that blends rock, tango, folk and other genres. He has also published several books and comics, including some of his own illustrations. In addition to his artistic work, Fontova has been involved in social and political causes, supporting human rights and environmental protection. He has received numerous awards and recognitions for his contributions to Argentine culture and society.
Charlie Levi Leroy (September 1, 1946 Buenos Aires-) a.k.a. Charlie Levi or Charlie Levy is an Argentine actor.
He began his acting career in the 1960s, appearing in various Argentinian films and television series. In the 1970s, he gained recognition for his roles in films such as "La Patagonia Rebelde" and "La Mary". He continued to act throughout the following decades, appearing in popular telenovelas and dramas. In addition to his acting career, he has also worked as a director, producer, and scriptwriter. He has received numerous awards for his contributions to the film and television industry in Argentina. Levi is known for his versatility as an actor and his ability to bring depth and complexity to his characters.