Argentine actors who deceased in 1998

Here are 2 famous actors from Argentina died in 1998:

René Mugica

René Mugica (August 8, 1909 Carhué-May 3, 1998 Buenos Aires) a.k.a. René Mújica was an Argentine screenwriter, film director and actor.

He began his career as an actor in the 1930s, appearing in theater productions and films such as "Los tres berretines" and "Los Muchachos de antes no usaban gomina". In the 1950s, he started writing and directing his own films, including "Bólidos de acero" and "El Amor nunca muere".

Mugica was known for his social commentary and criticism of Argentina's political and economic systems, and his films often dealt with issues such as poverty, corruption, and injustice. He was awarded numerous honors throughout his career, including the Konex Award for Best Film Director in 1981.

In addition to his work in film, Mugica was also a prominent writer and journalist. He wrote for several newspapers and magazines, and was a vocal advocate for workers' rights and social justice.

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Luis Dávila

Luis Dávila (July 15, 1927 Buenos Aires-August 21, 1998 Buenos Aires) otherwise known as Héctor González Ferrantino, Luis Davila, Louis Dawson, Luis Devil, Héctor Carmelo González or Héctor Carmelo González Ferrantino was an Argentine actor.

Dávila was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on July 15, 1927. He began his acting career in the late 1940s in Argentina's film industry, where he quickly gained recognition for his talent and charisma. In the 1950s, he moved to Spain and continued to act in films, becoming a popular leading man.

During his career, he appeared in more than 100 films and television series, both in Argentina and in Spain. Some of his most notable roles include "El Pibe Cabeza" (1955), "Historia de una noche" (1963), and "Curro Jiménez" (1976-78).

Aside from acting, Dávila was also a director and screenwriter, and even produced some films. In addition, he was a talented singer and released several albums throughout his career.

Dávila passed away in Buenos Aires on August 21, 1998, leaving behind a legacy as one of the most beloved actors in Argentine and Spanish film history.

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