Mexican actors who deceased in 1953

Here are 2 famous actors from Mexico died in 1953:

Chrispin Martin

Chrispin Martin (November 19, 1893 Tucson-June 27, 1953 Montebello) also known as Ysabel Ponciana Chris-Pin Martin Paiz, Chris Martin, Chris King Martin, Ethier Crispin Martini, Chris-Pin Martin, Cris Pin Martin or Crispin Martin was a Mexican actor.

He was born in Tucson, Arizona to Mexican parents and began his acting career in silent films. Martin is best known for his distinctive accent and frequently played comedic sidekick or supporting roles in films such as "The Ox-Bow Incident," "The Cisco Kid" series, and "The Magnificent Seven." He also appeared on television shows such as "The Lone Ranger" and "The Adventures of Kit Carson." Despite playing primarily stereotypical roles, Martin was a respected actor in Hollywood and was known for his professionalism and dedication to his craft.

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Jorge Negrete

Jorge Negrete (November 30, 1911 Guanajuato-December 5, 1953 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Jorge Alberto Negrete Moreno, George Negrete, El Charro Cantor or Jorge Negrete y Pedro Infante was a Mexican singer and actor. He had one child, Diana Negrete.

Negrete was one of the most popular Mexican icons of the 1940s and 1950s. He began his career as a singer in 1931 and quickly gained fame for his powerful voice and traditional Mexican ranchera music. Negrete also acted in numerous Mexican films, earning critical acclaim for his performances. He was known for his strong, masculine presence and his ability to portray the quintessential Mexican charro (cowboy) on screen.

Negrete helped to popularize Mexican music and culture both nationally and internationally. His 1946 film "¡Ay, Jalisco, no te rajes!" became one of the highest-grossing films in Mexican history and helped to establish him as a beloved cultural figure. He went on to star in many more films, including "El Peñón de las Ánimas" and "Han matado a Tongolele."

Despite his immense popularity, Negrete was also a controversial figure. He was criticized for his support of the Mexican government, particularly during the dictatorship of President Miguel Alemán Valdés. Negrete's politics and his close relationship with the government led to accusations of censorship and propaganda.

Negrete died at the young age of 42 due to a cirrhotic liver, which some attributed to his heavy drinking. His legacy as a cultural icon and musical legend endures to this day.

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