Mexican actors who were born in 1916

Here are 6 famous actors from Mexico were born in 1916:

Bill Melendez

Bill Melendez (November 15, 1916 Hermosillo-September 2, 2008 Santa Monica) also known as José Cuauhtémoc "Bill" Meléndez, Bill, José Cuauhtémoc Meléndez, José Cuauhtémoc Melendez, C. Melendez, J.C. Melendez or José Cuauhtemoc Melendez was a Mexican animator, film director, voice actor, television director, television producer, actor and writer. He had two children, Steven C. Melendez and Rodrigo Cuauhtémoc.

Melendez was best known for his work as an animator on the Peanuts television specials and films, including A Charlie Brown Christmas and It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. He began working with Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz in the 1950s, and continued to collaborate with him until Schulz's death in 2000. Melendez also provided the voice of Snoopy in many of the Peanuts productions. In addition to his work on Peanuts, Melendez directed and produced numerous other animated TV specials, and worked on several feature films, including The Lion King and The Little Mermaid. He was a recipient of the Winsor McCay Award, the highest honor in the animation industry.

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Pancho Córdova

Pancho Córdova (August 17, 1916 Pichucalco-March 7, 1990 Cuernavaca) also known as Francisco Amado Córdova Ramírez, Pancho Cordoba, Francisco Córdova, Francisco Cordova, Francisco de Córdova, Francisco Cordoba, Poncho Cordoba or Francisco A. Cordova was a Mexican actor and screenwriter.

Córdova began his acting career in the 1930s and went on to appear in over 100 films throughout his lifetime. He was particularly known for his work in Mexican Westerns, often playing the role of the "villain". In addition to acting, Córdova also wrote screenplays for several films. He was awarded the Mexican Ariel Award for Best Screenplay in 1958 for the film "Prisionera del rencor". Córdova was married to fellow actress Marga López for several years and the couple had one child together. He passed away in 1990 at the age of 73.

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Fernando Fernández

Fernando Fernández (November 9, 1916 Monterrey-November 24, 1999 Mexico City) a.k.a. Fernando Fernandez, Fernando Fernández \"El Crooner de México\", Fernando Fernández \\"El Crooner de México\\", The Crooner of Mexico or Fernando Fernández "El Crooner de México" was a Mexican actor, screenwriter, film director and singer. He had one child, Ramona Fernandez Stejskal.

Fernando Fernandez was born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. He began his career as a singer in the 1940s and quickly gained popularity as "El Crooner de México" for his smooth, romantic ballads. In the 1950s, he transitioned to acting and appeared in over 50 films over the course of his career.

Fernandez was known for his roles in westerns and action films, often portraying tough, heroic characters. He also directed and wrote screenplays for several films.

In addition to his work in film and music, Fernandez was a passionate advocate for Mexican culture and heritage. He was a member of the Academia Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas and worked to preserve and promote the country's cinematic history.

Fernando Fernandez passed away in Mexico City in 1999 at the age of 83. He is remembered as a talented and influential figure in Mexican film and music.

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Rodolfo Hoyos Jr.

Rodolfo Hoyos Jr. (March 14, 1916 Mexico City-April 15, 1983 Los Angeles) also known as Rudolfo Hoyos, Rodolfo Hoyos, Rudolpho Hoyos, Rudofo Hoyos Jr., Rudolfo Hoyos Jr., Rodolpho Hoyos or Rodolfo Hoyos, Jr. was a Mexican actor.

He began his acting career in the 1940s and starred in numerous films in both Mexico and the United States. Hoyos Jr. had a successful career as a character actor, often playing tough and gritty roles in both Westerns and crime dramas. Some of his most notable appearances include his roles in the films "The Magnificent Seven" (1960), "The Alamo" (1960), and "The Wild Bunch" (1969). In addition to his work in film and television, Hoyos Jr. was also a talented voice actor, lending his voice to numerous Spanish language dubs of American films. He passed away in 1983 at the age of 67.

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Eduardo Noriega

Eduardo Noriega (September 25, 1916 Mexico City-August 14, 2007 Mexico City) also known as Lalo Noriega, Edwardo Noriega or Edward Noriega was a Mexican actor. His children are called Eduardo Noriega, Ricardo Noriega, Esteban Noriega and Laura Noriega.

Eduardo Noriega started acting at a young age and became a well-known Mexican actor, appearing in over 40 films throughout his career. He was known for his roles in films such as "Nosotros los Pobres" (1948), "El Inocente" (1956), and "El ángel exterminador" (1962).

Noriega's talent as an actor was recognized with several awards, including a Silver Ariel for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the film "El esqueleto de la señora Morales" (1960). He also received a special recognition award for his contributions to Mexican cinema from the Mexico City Government in 2001.

Aside from acting, Noriega was also a professional bullfighter and a licensed pilot. He also had a passion for painting and was an art collector.

Eduardo Noriega passed away in 2007 in Mexico City at the age of 90, leaving behind a legacy as one of the most respected actors in Mexican cinema history.

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Adalberto Martínez

Adalberto Martínez (January 25, 1916 Mexico City-April 4, 2003 Mexico City) a.k.a. Adalberto Martínez Chávez, Adalberto Martinez 'Resortes', 'Resortes', Adalberto Martinez Resortes, Adalberto Martínez 'Resortes', Adalberto Martínez Resortes or Resortes was a Mexican actor.

He started his acting career in the 1940s and appeared in over 50 films during his career. He was known for his comedic acting style and unique physical features, such as his rubber-like legs that earned him his stage name "Resortes" which means "springs" in Spanish. Martínez also had a successful career as a professional wrestler in the 1950s and was inducted into the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame in 1996. In addition to his acting and wrestling career, he also wrote and directed films. Despite his success, Martínez lived a modest life and passed away at the age of 87 due to heart failure. He is remembered as a beloved figure in Mexican entertainment history.

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