Here are 2 famous actors from Argentina died in 1987:
Alejandro Rey (February 8, 1930 Buenos Aires-May 21, 1987 Los Angeles) was an Argentine actor and television director. He had one child, Brandon Rey.
Rey began his acting career in the late 1950s, appearing in numerous films and television shows throughout the 1960s and 1970s. He was best known for his role on the hit television series "The Flying Nun" as Carlos Ramirez, a role which he played from 1967-1970. In addition to acting, Rey also worked as a television director, directing episodes of various shows including "Police Woman" and "The Love Boat". He continued to act and direct throughout the 1980s until his untimely death in 1987 from lung cancer.
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Hugo Fregonese (April 8, 1908 Mendoza-January 17, 1987 Buenos Aires) was an Argentine film director, screenwriter and actor. He had two children, John Anthony Fregonese and Diana Maria Fregonese.
Fregonese was born in Mendoza, Argentina, but spent much of his career working in the United States and Europe. He began his career in the film industry as an actor, appearing in several films in Argentina in the 1930s. In the 1940s, he began working as a screenwriter and director, and his films received critical acclaim both in Argentina and internationally.
In the 1950s, Fregonese began working in the United States, directing films for various studios including MGM and Paramount Pictures. He was known for his work in the Western genre, directing films such as "Apache Drums" and "Vengeance Valley". In the 1960s, he returned to Europe where he continued to direct films.
Fregonese was awarded the Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival in 1952 for his film "El fango" ("The Mud") and was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Director in 1958 for "Harry Black and the Tiger". He passed away in Buenos Aires in 1987 at the age of 78.
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