Mexican actors who deceased at age 77

Here are 3 famous actors from Mexico died at 77:

Roberto Gavaldón

Roberto Gavaldón (June 7, 1909 Jiménez Municipality, Chihuahua-September 4, 1986 Mexico City) a.k.a. Roberto Gavaldon, Roberto Gavaldón Leyva, R. Gavaldón or Roberto Gabaldon was a Mexican film director, screenwriter, film producer and actor. His child is called Roberta Gavaldón.

Throughout his career, Roberto Gavaldón directed over 60 films and worked with some of the most acclaimed actors and actresses of his time, including Dolores del Rio, Pedro Armendáriz, and Arturo de Córdova. He began his career as an actor in the 1930s before transitioning into directing in the 1940s.

Gavaldón is remembered for his contributions to the Mexican film industry during its Golden Age, a period in the 1940s and 1950s when Mexican cinema flourished both domestically and internationally. He was known for his unique style of filmmaking, which often explored darker themes such as crime and betrayal. Some of his most notable films include "La Barraca" (The Vagrant), "Macario," and "El ángel exterminador" (The Exterminating Angel).

Gavaldón was nominated for several Ariel Awards, the highest accolade in Mexican cinema, and won Best Director twice for his films "Macario" and "El ángel exterminador." He also received international recognition, with his film "The Other One" being nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 1950 Cannes Film Festival.

After retiring from filmmaking in the 1970s, Gavaldón became a professor of film studies at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He passed away in 1986 at the age of 77.

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Antonio Raxel

Antonio Raxel (April 13, 1922 San Cristóbal de las Casas-November 25, 1999 Mexico City) a.k.a. Antonio S. Raxel, Antonio Raxell, Antonio Salazar, Alejos Antonio Salazar, Raxel Antonio or Antonio Salazar Alejos was a Mexican actor and voice actor.

He started his acting career in the 1940s and gained popularity in the 1950s with his roles in films such as "El esqueleto de la señora Morales" and "Los olvidados." Raxel also acted in many popular telenovelas, including "La mentira" and "Los ricos también lloran."

In addition to his acting, Raxel was also known for his voice work. He provided the Spanish dubbing for many iconic characters in popular films, such as Darth Vader in the Star Wars franchise and the White Witch in The Chronicles of Narnia series.

Raxel received several awards throughout his career, including two Ariel Awards for Best Actor and a special recognition award at the Cannes Film Festival. He passed away in 1999, leaving behind an impressive body of work in Mexican cinema and television.

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Tom Fears

Tom Fears (December 3, 1922 Guadalajara-January 4, 2000 Palm Desert) a.k.a. Thomas Jesse Fears or Tom Sildari Fears was a Mexican american football player, coach and actor.

He died in alzheimer's disease.

Fears is best known for his career as a wide receiver for the Los Angeles Rams from 1948-1956. During his time as a player, he was a seven-time Pro Bowl selection, a four-time All-Pro, and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1970. After retiring from playing, Fears went on to have a successful coaching career, serving as an assistant and later head coach for several teams in both the NFL and Canadian Football League. Off the field, Fears also dabbled in acting, appearing in several films and TV shows in the 1950s and 1960s. Despite his successful career, Fears struggled with Alzheimer's disease in his later years, and passed away in 2000 at the age of 77.

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