Here are 13 famous actors from Spain were born in 1932:
Carlos Saura (January 4, 1932 Huesca-) also known as Carlos Saura Atarés is a Spanish screenwriter, film director, photographer, writer, production designer, actor and novelist. He has seven children, Carlos Medrano Saura, Manuel Saura Pérez, Shane Chaplin Saura, Diego Saura Pérez, Adrián Saura Pérez, Ana Saura and Antonio Saura.
Saura is widely considered one of the most important filmmakers of the Spanish cultural movement known as the "New Cinema". He began his career as a filmmaker in the 1950s and directed his first feature film, "Los Golfos," in 1960. His 1966 film, "La caza," won the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Saura's work often explores themes of Spanish history, culture, and identity. He has directed a number of influential films, including "Cria Cuervos," "Ana and the Wolves," and "Raise Ravens." He has also directed a number of documentaries, including "Flamenco," which explores the history and culture of this Spanish dance form.
In addition to his work in film, Saura has also had a successful career as a photographer, with his work being exhibited in museums and galleries around the world. He has published several books, including "The Seven Deadly Sins," which features essays on famous Spanish figures.
Throughout his career, Saura has been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including the Spanish National Film Award for Best Director, the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize, and the Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts.
Manuel Zarzo (April 26, 1932 Madrid-) a.k.a. Manuel López Zarza, Manuel Zarzo Lopez, Manolo Zarzo, Manolo Zarco, Manuel López Zarzo or Manolo Wattle is a Spanish actor. His children are called David Zarzo and Flavia Zarzo.
Zarzo began his acting career in the 1950s, appearing in small roles in Spanish films. He gained recognition for his performances in films such as "The Corruption of Chris Miller" and "The Blood Spattered Bride" in the 1970s. In the 1980s, he became a regular face on Spanish television, appearing in numerous series and telenovelas. Some of his notable television roles include "Don Quijote de la Mancha", "Juncal", and "Los ladrones van a la oficina".
Aside from his acting career, Zarzo is also known for being a voice actor. He has lent his voice to Spanish dubs of many popular films, including "The Godfather", "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy, and "Star Wars".
In 2014, at the age of 82, Zarzo retired from acting after appearing in more than 130 films and dozens of television shows. He remains a beloved figure in the Spanish entertainment industry and is remembered for his charisma and talent.
Leny Escudéro (November 5, 1932-) a.k.a. Joaquim Leny Escudero or Leny Escudero is a Spanish actor and musician.
Leny Escudero was born in Paris, France to Spanish Republican parents who had fled the Spanish Civil War. He began his career as a singer in the early 1960s and gained popularity with his song "Pour une amourette" in 1962. He went on to release several albums and toured extensively, becoming a well-known figure in the French music scene.
In addition to his music career, Escudero also worked as an actor, appearing in several films and television series throughout his career. He was also a political activist, supporting leftist causes and lending his voice to campaigns against fascism and authoritarianism.
Escudero continued to perform and record music well into his later years and was honored with several awards for his contributions to French culture, including the Legion of Honor in 2009. He passed away in 2015 at the age of 82.
Leo Anchóriz (September 22, 1932 Almería-February 17, 1987 Madrid) a.k.a. Leo Anchoris, Leopoldo de Anchóriz Fustel, Leopard Anchoriz Fustel or Leo Anchoriz was a Spanish actor, screenwriter, writer and film art director.
Throughout his career, Anchóriz appeared in more than 140 films and TV shows. He began as an art director for Spanish films in the 1950s and later transitioned to acting, often portraying authoritative figures or villains in Spanish westerns and dramas.
Anchóriz also wrote several screenplays, including "El Cisco," which was adapted into a successful Spanish film in 1971. In addition to his work in film, he also acted in Spanish theater productions and was a prominent voice dubber for films in the Spanish language.
Anchóriz was a prolific and talented artist who made invaluable contributions to Spanish cinema. He passed away at the age of 54 due to complications from lung cancer.
Hércules Cortés (July 7, 1932 Spain-July 23, 1971 Minneapolis) a.k.a. Claude Dassary, The Mighty Hercules, Alfonso Carlos Chicharro, Hércules Cortez or Pepe Cortes was a Spanish actor.
He was famous for his roles in western films and for his appearance in a few Hollywood productions. Cortés began his acting career in the early 1950s with small roles in Spanish films. After gaining popularity in Spain, he moved to Hollywood where he appeared in films like "Guns of the Magnificent Seven" and "Tarzan and the Valley of Gold". In addition to his acting career, Cortés was also known for his talent in singing and recorded several albums in Spanish and French. He died suddenly at the age of 39 due to a heart attack while performing in a theater production in Minneapolis. Cortés' legacy lives on as one of the most successful Spanish actors to make it to Hollywood during the golden age of cinema.
Luis Marín (January 16, 1932 Madrid-) a.k.a. José Luis Marín, Luis Marin, L. Marín, Jose Luis Marín, Luis G. Marín or José Luis Marín Gutiérrez is a Spanish actor.
He began his career as an actor in the 1950s and has since appeared in over 100 films and TV shows. Some of his most notable roles include "La gran familia", "El abuelo", and "El crack". Marín has also worked as a voice actor, dubbing foreign films into Spanish. In addition to his work in Spain, he has also appeared in international films such as "The Wind and the Lion" and "The Return of the Musketeers". In 2013, he was awarded the Gold Medal for Fine Arts by the Spanish government for his contributions to Spanish culture. Marín remains active in his career, continuing to act in films and on stage.
Fernando Guillén (November 22, 1932 Barcelona-January 17, 2013 Madrid) also known as Fernando Guillen, Fernando Gallego Guillén or Fernando Guillén Gallego was a Spanish actor. He had three children, Fernando Guillén Cuervo, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo and Natalia Guillén.
Fernando Guillén began his career as a stage actor, performing in numerous plays in Madrid as well as in other cities throughout Spain. He made his film debut in 1955 with the film "La Venganza", and went on to appear in more than 150 films throughout his career.
Some of his most notable roles include his performance as Don Quijote in the 1972 film "Don Quijote cabalga de nuevo", for which he won a Silver Bear for Best Actor at the Berlin International Film Festival. He also appeared in the films "The House That Screamed", "Volver a empezar", "Los Santos Inocentes" and "Belle Epoque".
In addition to his work in film and theater, Guillén also appeared in several television series throughout his career. He was a well-respected and beloved figure in the Spanish entertainment industry, known for his versatility and strong acting skills.
Guillén passed away in 2013 at the age of 80 due to complications from lung cancer. His legacy continues to inspire actors and audiences in Spain and around the world.
Rafael Castejón (January 8, 1932 Barcelona-March 15, 2014 Madrid) a.k.a. Rafael Castejon was a Spanish actor. His children are called Jesús Castejón and Rafa Castejón.
Castejón began his acting career in 1952 and went on to appear in over 70 films and 50 theatre productions. He was a member of the Spanish National Theatre Company for several years, where he played numerous leading roles. Castejón was a versatile actor with a wide range of talent, playing both comedic and dramatic roles with equal proficiency. He won numerous awards and accolades throughout his career, including the Gold Medal for Fine Arts in 2008. In addition to his acting work, Castejón was also a respected theatre director, directing productions at some of the most prestigious theatres in Spain. He remained active in the industry until his death in 2014 at the age of 82.
Carlos Lucas (July 26, 1932 Spain-December 15, 2004 Madrid) also known as Carlos Lucas Reñé was a Spanish actor.
He appeared in over 100 films throughout his career and was widely recognized for his work on stage and screen. Lucas started his career as a theatrical actor in the 1950s and later transitioned to film. He appeared in a number of successful Spanish films, including "The Executioner" (1963), "Atraco a las tres" (1962), and "The Spirit of the Beehive" (1973). Known for his versatility, Lucas was able to portray a wide range of characters, from comedic to dramatic. In addition to acting, he was also a respected theater director and served as the director of Spain's National Drama Center from 1978 to 1980. Lucas passed away in 2004 at the age of 72.
Antonio Lagares (November 12, 1932 Galicia-July 3, 2013 A Coruña) also known as Antonio Lagares 'Tucho', Tucho Lagares or Antonio Lagares Fernández was a Spanish actor.
He started his acting career in the 1950s with the theatre group Teatro Gallego, and he also acted in radio dramas. Lagares appeared in over 50 films, working with renowned Spanish directors such as Luis García Berlanga, Carlos Saura, and Vicente Aranda. He was known for his versatility and ability to play a wide range of roles, from comedic to dramatic. In addition to acting, Lagares was also a writer and director, and he wrote several plays and directed productions for Teatro Gallego. He was a beloved figure in the Galician cultural scene and was awarded the Galician Culture Award in 1988.
Manuel Tejada (August 26, 1932 Linares, Jaén-) also known as Manuel Tejada de Luna or Tejada de Luna is a Spanish actor.
He began his acting career in the 1950s and has appeared in over 100 films and television shows. Some of his most notable works include the films "Plácido" (1961), "The Executioner" (1963), and "La colmena" (1982) as well as the television series "Curro Jiménez" (1976-1978). Tejada has received numerous accolades for his performances, including the National Theater Award and the Gold Medal for Fine Arts. In addition to his acting career, Tejada has also worked as a voice actor and a theater director. He continues to work in the entertainment industry today.
Juan Lluch (September 22, 1932 Barcelona-February 17, 2006 Barcelona) otherwise known as Joan Lluch i Minguell was a Spanish actor.
Juan Lluch began his acting career in the mid-1950s and quickly became known for his work on stage, television, and film. He gained widespread recognition in Spain for his performances in films such as "El Cid" and "The Executioner." Lluch was also a prominent figure in the theatrical world and performed in numerous plays throughout his career.
In addition to his acting work, Juan Lluch also directed several theatrical productions and worked as a dubbing actor in Spanish films. He was known for his distinctive voice, which was often compared to that of Spanish actor José Sacristán.
Throughout his career, Juan Lluch was recognized for his contributions to Spanish culture and was awarded several honors, including the Medal of Merit in Fine Arts from the Spanish government. He continued to act in films and television shows until the end of his life, passing away in Barcelona in 2006 at the age of 73.
Pedro F. Miret (April 22, 1932 Barcelona-December 22, 1988) also known as Pedro Miret was a Spanish actor and screenwriter.
Miret began his career in the film industry in the late 1950s, gaining recognition for his work in Spanish cinema. He appeared in over 50 films throughout his career, including the critically acclaimed films El Cid and Campanadas a Medianoche (Chimes at Midnight) directed by Orson Welles. In addition to his work as an actor, Miret also wrote and directed several films, including the 1976 film Entre paréntesis (In Parenthesis). He was known for his range as an actor, seamlessly transitioning from dramatic roles to comedic ones, and received multiple awards and nominations for his performances. Miret's legacy in Spanish cinema continues to be remembered and celebrated by fans and colleagues alike.