Argentine actors who deceased in 1988

Here are 3 famous actors from Argentina died in 1988:

Guillermo Battaglia

Guillermo Battaglia (December 7, 1899 Buenos Aires-September 26, 1988 Buenos Aires) otherwise known as Pepito Battaglia was an Argentine actor.

He began his career in the Argentine theater and later transitioned to film in the 1930s. Battaglia became one of the most popular leading men of the Golden Age of Argentine cinema, and he appeared in over 70 films, becoming a prominent figure in the industry. His charming personality and acting talent won him a devoted fan base and critical acclaim. Some of his most famous films include “La Edad del Amor,” “La guerra gaucha” and “Así te quiero”. In addition to acting, Battaglia was also a director and theatrical producer. He had a long and successful career, working in film until his retirement in the 1970s. Battaglia is remembered as one of the greatest actors of the Golden Age of Argentine cinema.

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Jorge Salcedo

Jorge Salcedo (June 2, 1915 Buenos Aires-April 12, 1988 Buenos Aires) a.k.a. Pedro Codicimo di Paola or Pedro Jorge di Paola Codicimo was an Argentine actor and voice actor.

He began his acting career in the 1930s and appeared in a number of films throughout the decades, including "Los Gringos" (1945), "El Vampiro Negro" (1953), and "La Sentencia" (1960). In addition to his work in film, Salcedo also had a successful career as a voice actor in radio and television, providing the voices for numerous animated characters including Bugs Bunny and Mickey Mouse in the Spanish language versions. He was known for his distinctive voice and versatility in portraying a wide range of characters. Salcedo was also a member of the Argentine Actors Association and was awarded the Konex Award in 1981 in recognition of his contributions to the arts.

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Alberto Olmedo

Alberto Olmedo (August 24, 1933 Rosario-March 5, 1988 Mar del Plata) also known as Alberto Orlando Olmedo, El Negro, Negro Olmedo or Capitan Piluso was an Argentine comedian and actor. He had one child, Alberto Olmedo Jr..

Olmedo started his career as a stand-up comedian in the early 1960s and quickly became one of the most sought-after performers in Buenos Aires. He gained national fame in the 1970s after appearing in several successful television shows, including "No toca botón" and "Operación Ja-Já". His humor was known for its irreverent, slapstick style and often touched on social and political issues.

In addition to his work in television, Olmedo also appeared in films, most notably in a series of comedies with friend and frequent collaborator, Jorge Porcel. Despite his success, Olmedo suffered from personal demons and struggled with drug addiction throughout his career. He died tragically in 1988 at the age of 54 after falling from the balcony of his hotel room while on tour in Mar del Plata. His legacy as one of Argentina's most beloved comedians lives on.

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