Mexican actors who deceased in 1975

Here are 2 famous actors from Mexico died in 1975:

Max Wagner

Max Wagner (November 28, 1901 Torreón-November 16, 1975 Hollywood) also known as Maxwell Wagner or Max Baron was a Mexican actor, pianist and composer.

He started his acting career during the silent era of Hollywood films and appeared in over 100 movies. Wagner was known for his authoritative presence on screen and his versatility to play different characters with ease. He was often cast as a villain or a tough guy in films and worked with notable directors such as Frank Capra, Howard Hawks, and Fritz Lang.

Apart from acting, Wagner was also a talented pianist and composer. He had a degree in music and played for various orchestras and jazz bands in his early career. He also composed music for films and television shows, including the theme song for the hit series "Dragnet" in the 1950s.

Wagner's career spanned over four decades, and he retired from acting in the late 1960s. He passed away in 1975 at the age of 73 due to a heart attack.

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Arturo Castro

Arturo Castro (March 21, 1918 Mexico City-November 27, 1975 Mexico City) a.k.a. Arturo 'Bigoton' Castro, Arturo 'Bigotón' Castro, Arturo Castro 'Bigotón', Bigotón Castro, Jose 'Bigoton' Castro, Los Kikaros, El Bigoton, Bigos, Arturo Castro, Bigoton Castro, Arturo Castro Rivas Cacho or El Bigotón was a Mexican actor and character actor. His children are called Benito Castro, Victoria Castro and Ana María Castro.

Castro began his acting career in the 1940s and quickly became known for his comedic talent. He appeared in over 300 films and was particularly well-known for his roles in the Mexican "comedia ranchera" genre. Some of his most iconic roles were in the films "El Chuncho" (1966) and "Los cuatro Juanes" (1966). In addition to his film work, Castro also worked in television and on stage. He was a regular guest on the popular TV show "Variedades de medianoche" and even starred in his own TV show, "El show del Bigotón." Castro was known for his distinctive physical appearance and is sometimes referred to as the "Mexican Groucho Marx." He passed away in 1975 but remains a beloved figure in Mexican cinema.

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