Mexican actors who were born in 1921

Here are 5 famous actors from Mexico were born in 1921:

Wolf Ruvinskis

Wolf Ruvinskis (October 31, 1921 Riga-November 9, 1999 Mexico City) also known as Wolf Rubinsky, Wolf Rubinski, Wolf Rubinskis, Wolf Rubinskys, Wolf Ruvinski, Wolf Ruvinsky, Wolf Ruvinskys, Neutron or Wolf Ruvinskis Manevics was a Mexican actor, wrestler and film producer.

Born in Latvia, Ruvinskis and his family moved to Mexico when he was a child. He became a professional wrestler in the 1940s, taking on the ring name “Neutron.” He won several championships and became a popular figure in Mexican wrestling.

Ruvinskis also ventured into acting, and appeared in over 80 films. He often played the role of a tough guy or villain, and became known for his tough guy image both on and off screen. In addition to his acting career, Ruvinskis also became a film producer, and produced several successful films.

Despite being a popular figure in the entertainment industry, Ruvinskis was also known for his philanthropy, and was involved in several charitable causes throughout his life. He passed away in Mexico City at the age of 78.

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Black Shadow

Black Shadow (May 3, 1921 León-March 8, 2007 Mexico City) also known as Alejandro Cruz Ortiz, El Hombre de Goma, Alejandro Cruz 'Black Shadow', Alejandro Cruz Black Shadow, Alejandro Cruz, Jungla Cruz or The Black Shadow was a Mexican wrestler and actor.

He is best known for his time as a luchador in the 1950s and 60s, where he gained a reputation as one of the toughest and most skilled wrestlers of his time. He was known for his signature move, the "tope con giro", which involved diving through the ropes and spinning before landing on his opponent.

In addition to his wrestling career, Black Shadow was also an accomplished actor, appearing in numerous Mexican films throughout the 1950s and 60s. He often played tough guys or villains, reflecting his persona in the wrestling ring.

Black Shadow retired from wrestling in the 1970s and focused on his acting career, but remained an important figure in Mexican wrestling history. He was inducted into the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Hall of Fame in 1996, and was honored with a lifetime achievement award by the Mexican Wrestling Federation in 2002. Despite his passing in 2007, he remains a beloved figure among wrestling fans in Mexico and around the world.

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Cuco Sánchez

Cuco Sánchez (May 3, 1921 Altamira-October 6, 2000 Mexico City) a.k.a. José del Refugio Sánchez Saldaña, Cuco Sánchez or Cuco Sanchez was a Mexican singer, actor and songwriter.

He is considered one of the most prominent composers and performers of Mexican regional music, particularly ranchera and bolero. Sanchez's most famous song is "Cien Años," which has been recorded by numerous artists and is considered a classic of Mexican music. He also wrote and recorded many other popular songs, including "Fallaste Corazón" and "Anillo de Compromiso." In addition to his music career, he appeared in several Mexican films and television shows. Sanchez was recognized with numerous awards throughout his career, including the National Prize for Arts and Sciences in Popular Art and Traditions in 1991.

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Eulalio González

Eulalio González (December 16, 1921 Los Herrera-September 1, 2003 San Pedro Garza García) a.k.a. Lalo González 'Piporro', Piporro, Eduardo Gonzalez 'Piporro', Eulalio Gonzalez 'Piporro', Lalo Gonzalez 'Piporro", Lalo Gonzáles 'Piporro', 'Piporro', Lalo González, Lalo Gonzalez Piporro, Eulalio Gonzalez R., Eulalio González Ramírez, Eulalio "Lalo" González Ramírez or Eulalio González 'Piporro' was a Mexican actor, screenwriter, film producer, film director, singer-songwriter, humorist and announcer.

Piporro was best known for his iconic character, a comical and mischievous cowboy who would sing and tell jokes in his films. He starred in over 50 films and was a central figure in the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema. In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Piporro was also a political activist and supporter of the political left. He was known for using his platform to promote social justice causes and was a vocal critic of government corruption. Piporro's legacy as a beloved cultural figure in Mexico has endured long after his death in 2003, and his music and films continue to be celebrated and enjoyed by audiences today.

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Tonina Jackson

Tonina Jackson (March 1, 1921-November 1, 1969) also known as Héctor Garza was a Mexican actor and wrestler.

He was born Antonio Ruiz Benítez in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Jackson started his career in the wrestling ring in the 1940s, but soon transitioned to acting in movies. He became known for his roles in "El Vampiro" (1957) and "El Mundo de los Vampiros" (1961).

Jackson was also a skilled musician, playing the guitar and singing. He often incorporated music into his wrestling performances, adding to his popularity with audiences.

Tragically, Jackson died at the young age of 48 due to complications from alcoholism. Despite his short life, he left a lasting impact on Mexican popular culture as both an actor and wrestler.

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