Here are 2 famous actors from Argentina died in 1996:
León Klimovsky (October 16, 1906 Buenos Aires-April 8, 1996 Madrid) also known as Leon Klimovsky, León Klimovsky Dulfano, León Klimowsky, Klimovsky, Leon Klimowsky, León Klimonsky, Henry Mankiewicz, Leon Klimonsky, Leon Klimovsky Dulfano or León Klimovsky Dulfan was an Argentine film director, actor, dentist and screenwriter.
Klimovsky was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and studied to become a dentist. However, his passion for the arts led him to pursue a career in filmmaking. He began his career as an actor in the 1930s, appearing in several Argentine films. In the 1940s, he started directing films and quickly gained a reputation as a prolific and versatile director.
Klimovsky's films were primarily in the genres of horror, science fiction, and adventure. He is best known for his work in horror films, particularly in the 1960s and 1970s. He directed several films in the horror series "El Hombre Lobo" (The Wolf Man) and "La Noche de..." (Night of...) and worked with actors such as Paul Naschy and Christopher Lee.
In addition to his work in film, Klimovsky was also a prolific screenwriter, working on over 50 films in his career. He taught film at the Madrid Film Institute and was a member of the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences of Spain.
Klimovsky died in Madrid in 1996, at the age of 89. He left behind a legacy of over 70 films, spanning several decades and genres. His work is still celebrated by horror film fans today.
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Tom Payne (October 4, 1914 Lomas de Zamora-September 15, 1996 Alfenas) a.k.a. Thomas Payne was an Argentine screenwriter, film director and actor. His children are called Vanessa Payne, Vivien Payne and Tommy Payne.
Tom Payne developed a taste for theatre at an early age, and by the age of 18, he had already directed several plays. He later associated with the Independent Film Directors Association, where he met other film enthusiasts and made contacts in the film industry. Payne's directorial debut was in 1939, with the film "Avisos Importantes," and he went on to direct over 20 films throughout his career. He also wrote numerous screenplays, including the script for the film "Ha llegado un ángel" (An Angel has Arrived), which received several awards for its screenplay. In addition to his work in film, Payne was also a renowned theater actor, and he participated in several stage productions. Despite his impressive achievements in the film industry, Payne's contributions have been largely obscured by the Argentine dictatorship, which censored his films and suppressed their distribution during the 1970s. Nevertheless, his legacy lives on as a testament to the power of film to entertain and inspire audiences around the world.
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