Argentine actors who deceased in 1982

Here are 2 famous actors from Argentina died in 1982:

Fernando Lamas

Fernando Lamas (January 9, 1915 Buenos Aires-October 8, 1982 Los Angeles) also known as Fernando Álvaro Lamas or Fernando Álvaro Lamas y de Santos was an Argentine actor, television director and writer. He had three children, Lorenzo Lamas, Alexandra Lamas and Cristina Lamas.

Fernando Lamas began his career in the early 1940s in Argentina before moving to Hollywood in the late 1940s. He starred in numerous films including "The Merry Widow" and "Dangerous When Wet," which showcased his handsome looks and suave demeanor. Lamas also had success on television as both an actor and director, directing episodes of popular shows such as "Bonanza" and "Alias Smith and Jones."

Lamas was married four times, including to actresses Arlene Dahl and Esther Williams, with whom he had two children. Lamas was known for his charm and charisma both on and off-screen, and was considered a sex symbol in his heyday.

Later in his life, Lamas became involved in the hotel and real estate businesses, owning several hotels in Las Vegas and Beverly Hills. He also wrote an autobiography, "Fernando Lamas: An Autobiography," which was published posthumously in 1983. Though Lamas passed away in 1982, his legacy as a talented actor and entertainer lives on today.

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Ángel Magaña

Ángel Magaña (August 24, 1915 Villa Crespo-November 13, 1982 Buenos Aires) was an Argentine actor. He had one child, Julieta Magaña.

Ángel Magaña was a prominent figure of Argentine entertainment industry, featuring in over 100 films, radio shows, and TV programs. He began his career in the 1930s with intermittent appearances in theater productions before making his mark in films in 1938 with "El Negro Ferreira." He had a career breakthrough in the 1940s, starring in several successful films such as "El Último Payador," "La Tía de Carlos," and "Los ojos más lindos del mundo."

Magaña's acting talent soon got him larger roles, and he appeared in many blockbuster films like "Carne" (1968), "Pobre, pero honrado" (1973), and "El gordo Villanueva" (1974). He was a versatile actor, who could play any character from the comic to the dramatic, and his on-screen chemistry with his co-stars was remarkable.

Apart from his acting work, Ángel Magaña was known for his philanthropic activities, including establishing the Fundación Teatro Infantil, which aimed to promote theater among children. He also founded the Asociación Nacional de Actores, an organization that helped improve working conditions of actors in the country.

Ángel Magaña passed away on November 13, 1982, leaving behind a legacy in the Argentine entertainment industry that continues to inspire actors to this day.

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