Here are 11 famous actors from Mexico were born in 1935:
Gregorio Casal (July 13, 1935 San Miguel el Alto-) a.k.a. Gregorio Casal's, Gregorio Casals, Jesus Casillas, Gregorio Cassals, Pepechuy or Jose De Jesus Casillas Rabago is a Mexican actor.
He began his acting career in the late 1950s and has since appeared in over 100 films and television shows. Casal's performances mostly include playing the villain, due to his sharp features and physically imposing presence. He has worked with many renowned directors including Luis Buñuel and Robert Rodriguez. Some of his most notable film credits include "El Topo," "Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia" and "The Legend of Zorro." In addition to acting, Casal also worked as a voice actor, providing the Spanish dubbing for a number of Hollywood films. He has received several awards and nominations throughout his career, including the Ariel Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in "El Cumpleaños del Perro."
Casal was born in San Miguel el Alto, Jalisco, Mexico, and he moved to Mexico City at an early age to begin his acting career. He started acting in theater productions before transitioning to film and television. Casal gained notoriety for his portrayal of the villain in a number of Mexican and American films, becoming one of the most recognizable villains in Mexican cinema. He was known as "El Malo Bueno" (The Good Bad Guy) by Mexican audiences for his captivating performances.
Aside from his prolific acting career, Casal was also an accomplished painter and sculptor. His artwork has been featured in galleries and exhibitions in Mexico and the United States. In the latter part of his career, Casal became an acting professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, where he trained several renowned actors.
Casal passed away on April 19, 2021, at the age of 85. His legacy as one of the most talented and versatile actors in Mexican cinema lives on.
Tomás Pérez Turrent (January 15, 1935 San Andrés Tuxtla-December 12, 2006 Mexico City) was a Mexican screenwriter and actor.
He is best known for his work on Mexican telenovelas, including "Los Ricos También Lloran" and "Rosa Salvaje". Pérez Turrent began his career as an actor, working in theater and film before transitioning to screenwriting. In addition to his work on telenovelas, he also wrote several films, including "La Nave de los Monstruos" and "La Isla de la Muerte". Pérez Turrent was a prolific writer, with over 70 writing credits to his name. He was also a respected member of the Mexican film and television industry, earning numerous awards and accolades throughout his career.
In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Tomás Pérez Turrent was also a political activist. He was a member of the Mexican Communist Party and campaigned for workers' rights and social justice. He was briefly imprisoned in the 1960s for his political activities. Pérez Turrent continued to be involved in politics throughout his life and was known for using his platform as a writer to address social issues in his work. He passed away in 2006 at the age of 71, leaving behind a legacy as both a talented screenwriter and a passionate advocate for social change.
Enrique Álvarez Félix (April 5, 1935 Guadalajara-May 24, 1996 Mexico City) also known as Enrique Alvarez-Felix was a Mexican actor.
He came from a family of actors and grew up in the theater. Alvarez-Felix appeared in over 100 films, mostly during the golden age of Mexican cinema in the 1950s and 1960s. He also acted in several telenovelas, including "Cuna de Lobos" and "La Dueña." In addition to his work onscreen, Alvarez-Felix was also a director and producer of both films and telenovelas. He was married to fellow actress Martha Roth and they had two daughters together. Alvarez-Felix passed away at the age of 61 due to a heart attack.
Enrique Álvarez Félix had a distinguished acting career which spanned over four decades. He began his acting journey in 1953 with the film "Hay Lugar Para Dos" and received recognition for his powerful and versatile performances in films such as "El Esqueleto de la Senora Morales" (1960) and "The Exterminating Angel" (1962). He also acted in Hollywood productions such as "The Big Cube" (1969) and "The Wild Bunch" (1969).
Aside from his cinematic and television work, Alvarez-Felix was also an accomplished stage actor, and appeared in many plays in Mexico and the United States. He directed several films, including "La Choca" (1974) and "Los Cacos" (1971). He was also a producer of the popular 80s telenovela "El Maleficio."
In addition to his contributions to the entertainment industry, Enrique Álvarez Félix was also known for his philanthropic work. He worked as a promoter of cultural activities in Mexico, and was a member of several committees dedicated to preserving the country's cultural heritage. His legacy as one of Mexico's most accomplished actors lives on today.
Raul Araiza (September 1, 1935 Minatitlán-January 8, 2013 Mexico City) was a Mexican film director, television director, actor and screenwriter. He had two children, Armando Araiza and Raúl Araiza.
Raul Araiza began his career in the film industry in the 1950s, working as a screenwriter for various productions. He later transitioned into directing and worked on several successful films throughout the 1960s and 1970s, including "La Muerte en Bikini" and "Mamá Dolores".
In the 1980s, Raul Araiza shifted his focus to television, where he became one of the most prominent directors in Mexican television history. He directed a variety of popular telenovelas, including "Quinceañera" and "Rosa Salvaje".
Aside from his directing work, Raul Araiza was also recognized for his acting talent. He appeared in a number of Mexican films and television shows, including "El Rebelde", "Las Vías del Amor", and "Piel de Otoño".
Overall, Raul Araiza was a prolific and celebrated figure in the Mexican film and television industry, leaving a lasting impact on the entertainment world in Mexico.
In addition to his work as a director and actor, Raul Araiza was also a writer. He wrote several screenplays for films such as "Las Cautivas" and "Garras de Oro". He was known for his versatility and ability to work across a range of genres. In the later years of his career, Raul Araiza continued to work on a variety of television projects, including producing the popular talk show "Hoy". He remained an active figure in Mexican entertainment until his death in 2013 at the age of 77. Throughout his career, Raul Araiza received numerous accolades and honors for his contributions to the film and television industry, including the Ariel Award for Best Screenplay in 1961 for "La Muerte en Bikini". His legacy continues to inspire future generations of filmmakers and actors in Mexico.
Luis Bayardo (October 28, 1935 Tecolotlán-) a.k.a. Luis Jorge Bayardo Ramírez is a Mexican actor. He has five children, Marta Bayardo, Gabriella Iyali Bayardo, Paris Bayardo, Ziul Bayardo and Cecile Bayardo.
Luis Bayardo has appeared in over 50 films and television shows throughout his career, including La Familia P. Luche, Cachito de Cielo, and La Fea Más Bella. He is also known for his work as a voice actor, providing the Spanish dub voice for characters such as Uncle Phil in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Mr. Krabs in Spongebob Squarepants. In addition to his work in entertainment, Bayardo is a humanitarian and has been involved with several charity organizations that provide aid to impoverished communities in Mexico. His contributions to the film and television industry have earned him a star on the Paseo de las Luminarias in Mexico City.
Luis Bayardo was born and raised in Tecolotlán, Jalisco, Mexico. He began his career in entertainment in the 1960s as a member of the theater group TUT (Teatro Universitario de Trabajadores). Bayardo quickly established himself as a talented actor and began receiving offers for roles in film and television. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, he appeared in numerous popular Mexican films, including El Hijo Desobediente, La Yegua Colorada, and Los Verduleros.
In the 1990s, Bayardo started to gain recognition in the United States for his voice work in animated series and films. He is highly regarded in the Spanish-speaking world for his impeccable comedic timing and his ability to bring animated characters to life. Bayardo has also been a frequent collaborator with Mexican comedian Eugenio Derbez, appearing in several of his films and television shows.
Throughout his long and successful career, Bayardo has remained dedicated to his humanitarian work. He has been involved with several organizations that provide assistance to underprivileged communities in Mexico, including Fundación Mexicana para la Salud A.C. and Fundación en Movimiento. In recognition of his contributions to both the entertainment industry and his community, Bayardo has received several awards and honors, including the Medal of Honor from the Mexican Senate and the National Acting Award from the National Association of Actors.
Juan José Gurrola (November 19, 1935 Mexico City-June 1, 2007 Mexico City) was a Mexican actor, film director, screenwriter, theatre director, radio programmer, architect, playwright, painter, photographer and performer. He had one child, Flor Eduarda Gurrola.
Throughout his prolific career, Gurrola worked in multiple fields and was recognized for his versatility and creativity. Starting out as an architect, he eventually became involved in the arts, working as a theatre director and playwright in the 1960s. He was one of the founders of the avant-garde Mexican theatre group Poesía en Voz Alta, which introduced innovative performance techniques and explored social and political issues through the arts.
In the 1970s, Gurrola extended his reach into film and television, as a director, actor, and screenwriter. He directed several acclaimed films, including "Graveyard of Death" and "Las Poquianchis," which explored themes of violence and mortality in Mexican society. He also acted in several films and TV shows, including "El Topo" and "The Mansion of Madness," earning critical acclaim for his performances.
Gurrola continued to work in a variety of creative fields throughout his life, exhibiting his art and photography, and even designing the sets for some of his theatrical productions. He was known for his irreverent, avant-garde style and his willingness to push boundaries in all of his work. His legacy as a multi-talented artist and cultural icon lives on in Mexico and beyond.
In addition to his work in the arts, Juan José Gurrola was also involved in politics and activism. He was a vocal critic of the Mexican government and its treatment of marginalized communities, and was often involved in protests and demonstrations. He also founded the Mexican Socialist Workers' Party, which aimed to unite various leftist groups under one political umbrella. Gurrola's political and artistic work were closely intertwined, and he saw his creative output as a means of challenging societal norms and advocating for social justice.
Gurrola's impact on Mexican culture was significant, and he is still remembered as one of the most influential artists of his generation. His interdisciplinary approach to art and activism inspired generations of Mexican artists and helped to shape the cultural landscape of the country. Although he passed away in 2007, his legacy as a fierce advocate for social change and innovative artist continues to inspire new generations.
Claudio Obregón (July 11, 1935 San Luis Potosí-November 13, 2010 Mexico City) also known as Claudio Obregon was a Mexican actor. He had two children, Claudio Obregon and Gerardo Obregon.
Claudio Obregón began his acting career in the late 1950s and appeared in numerous films and television shows throughout his career. Some of his most notable film roles include "Cuando los hijos se van" (1955), "El monasterio de los buitres" (1973), and "Romancing the Stone" (1984). In addition to his acting work, Obregón was also a respected theater director and producer. He was a founder of the Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo in Mexico City and was instrumental in promoting Mexican theater and culture. Obregón received numerous awards for his contributions to Mexican arts and culture, including the National Theater Prize in 2004. He passed away in 2010 at the age of 75.
Obregón was born in San Luis Potosí, Mexico, and studied acting at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He was known for his versatility as an actor, able to embody a wide range of characters and genres. He also worked as a voice actor, lending his voice to various animated series and films, including the Spanish-language dub of Disney's "The Lion King" (1994). In addition to his work in the arts, Obregón was a social activist and supported various causes, including the rights of indigenous people and the environment. He was a member of the National Action Party and served as a deputy in the Mexican Congress from 1982 to 1985. Obregón's legacy continues to influence Mexican culture, with the Claudio Obregón Theater in Mexico City named in his honor.
Sergio Ramos (September 27, 1935 Mexico City-June 2, 2004 Mexico City) was a Mexican actor, film director and film score composer.
Ramos started his acting career in the early 1950s and appeared in over 100 films throughout his lifetime. He was well-known for his performances in Spanish-language films, and was among the most prolific actors of his generation. In addition to acting, Ramos also directed several films and composed music for films, earning recognition for his versatility and talents. He received numerous awards for his contributions to the film industry, including the Ariel Award, Mexico's highest film award, and was admired by many for his dedication to his craft. Many of his films are considered classics of Mexican cinema and continue to be remembered and enjoyed by audiences around the world.
Born into a family of actors and performers, Sergio Ramos was introduced to the entertainment industry from a young age. He made his acting debut at the age of 15 in the film "El Gran Calavera". Ramos' early success in Mexican cinema paved the way for a prolific career that spanned several decades.
One of his most notable performances was in the film "Los Olvidados" directed by Luis Buñuel, which won the Best Director award at the Cannes Film Festival. Ramos' portrayal of the character Pedro was praised for its realism and authenticity.
Apart from acting, Ramos also served as a director for several Mexican films, including "El Preso No. 9" and "La Familia Pérez". He even composed music for films such as "El Hombre de Papel" and "Paco el Seguro".
Throughout his life, Ramos remained committed to promoting Mexican cinema and was a strong advocate for the industry. He was also actively involved with the Actors' Union and was dedicated to improving the working conditions for actors.
Sergio Ramos passed away at the age of 68 due to complications from diabetes. He left behind a legacy of timeless performances and contributions to Mexican cinema that continue to inspire and entertain audiences today.
Álvaro Zermeño (January 21, 1935 Guadalajara-December 10, 1987 Mexico) also known as Alvaro Zermeno or Alvaro Zermeno Sanchez was a Mexican actor.
Zermeño began his acting career in the 1950s and appeared in more than 70 films throughout his career. He was known for his roles in Mexican cinema as well as telenovelas. Some of his most notable films include "El padrecito" (1964), "La muerte de Pancho Villa" (1974), and "El día de los asesinos" (1979). Zermeño was also a talented musician and songwriter, having composed several songs that were recorded by other artists. He tragically died in a car accident in Mexico City at the age of 52.
Zermeño's acting talent was widely recognized, and he received several awards throughout his career. He won the Best Supporting Actor award at the Ariel Awards (Mexico's equivalent of the Oscars) for his role in the film "El patrullero 777" (1977). Zermeño was also a regular on television, and he appeared in many popular telenovelas such as "El derecho de nacer" (1981) and "Los años felices" (1984).
Aside from his acting and music career, Zermeño was involved in politics and was a member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). He supported several social causes and worked to promote cultural programs throughout Mexico. After his death, the Mexican government recognized his contributions to the arts and honored him with the Belisario Dominguez Medal, one of the country's most prestigious awards.
Javier López (February 17, 1935 León-) also known as Francisco Xavier López Rodríguez, Javier Lopez Rodriguez 'Chabelo', Javier López Rodríguez 'Chabelo', Javier López 'Chabelo', Xavier López 'Chabelo', Javier Lopez 'Chavelo', Xavier 'Chabelo' Lopez or Xavier López is a Mexican actor, producer and writer.
He is best known for his long-running children's television program "En Familia con Chabelo" (In Family with Chabelo), which aired on Mexico's Televisa network for over 48 years. López began his career in show business as a child actor and continued to work in film and television throughout his life. In addition to his work as an entertainer, López has been a philanthropist and advocate for children's rights. He has received numerous awards for his contributions to Mexican culture and entertainment, including the National Prize for Arts and Sciences in Popular Art and Traditions. López has also been recognized for his commitment to charity work and was awarded the Order of the Aztec Eagle, the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a foreigner by the Mexican government.
In addition to his work in entertainment, Javier López has also been a successful entrepreneur. He owns a chain of Mexican restaurants called "Los Bisquets Bisquets Obregon," which he founded in the early 1960s. The chain has become a popular destination in Mexico and has expanded to include multiple locations throughout the country.
López is also known for his voice work, particularly in Spanish-language dubs of animated films. He has lent his voice to characters such as Papa Smurf in The Smurfs movies and The Cat in the Hat in the 2003 film adaptation.
Throughout his career, López has remained dedicated to children's programming and has been a beloved figure in Mexico. He retired from "En Familia con Chabelo" in 2015 after over 2,500 episodes of the show. López continues to be involved in philanthropic work and is an advocate for education and children's rights in Mexico.
Enrique Aguilar (January 11, 1935 Mexico City-January 31, 1971 Mexico City) was a Mexican actor.
He is best known for his work during the Golden Age of Mexican cinema in the 1950s and 1960s. Aguilar began his acting career in theater and later transitioned to television and film. He appeared in over 50 films, often playing supporting roles in dramatic and comedic productions. Aguilar was admired for his natural acting abilities and captivating performances. He also had a successful career in television and was a prominent figure on Mexican television programs. Despite his short career, Aguilar made a significant impact on the entertainment industry in Mexico and remains an influential figure in Mexican cinema. His legacy continues to inspire new generations of Mexican actors and filmmakers.
In addition to his successful career in acting, Enrique Aguilar was also a respected journalist and writer. He wrote for various newspapers and magazines, covering topics such as entertainment, politics, and culture. Aguilar used his platform to advocate for social justice and equality, becoming a voice for underrepresented groups in Mexican society. He was also an active member of the Mexican Actors' Guild and worked to improve the working conditions and rights of actors in Mexico. Despite his busy schedule, Aguilar also volunteered his time to various charitable causes and was known for his generosity and kindness. His untimely death at the age of 36 was mourned by many in the entertainment industry and beyond. Today, Aguilar's contributions are celebrated through various awards and recognitions, including the annual Enrique Aguilar Prize, which honors outstanding achievements in Mexican cinema.