Spanish movie actors born in the year 1938

Here are 6 famous actors from Spain were born in 1938:

Jordi Dauder

Jordi Dauder (March 5, 1938 Badalona-September 16, 2011 Madrid) a.k.a. Jordi Dauder i Guardiola was a Spanish actor.

Dauder initially pursued studies in Law and Political Sciences, but then turned to acting and made his debut in theater in 1957. He appeared in numerous stage productions throughout his career, including works by Shakespeare, Ibsen, and Beckett.

He also worked extensively in Spanish film and television, appearing in over 150 films and TV series. He won several awards for his performances, including the Goya Award (Spain's national film award) for Best Supporting Actor in 2004 for the film "The Sea Inside".

Aside from his work as an actor, Dauder was also a respected voice actor, having provided the Spanish dub voice for characters in several animated films, including "The Lion King" and "The Incredibles". He was a regular collaborator with renowned Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar, appearing in several of his films including "Talk to Her".

Dauder was known for his versatility as an actor, and was highly regarded by his peers and audiences alike. He passed away in 2011 at the age of 73, leaving behind a lasting legacy in Spanish theater, film and television.

Gumersindo Andrés

Gumersindo Andrés (March 26, 1938 Cartagena, Spain-) also known as Gumersindo Andrés López, Gumer Andrés, Gumersindo Andres Lopez, Gumersindo Andrés Lopez, Gumersindo A. López, Gumersindo Andres, Gomer Andres, G. Andrés or Gumersindo A. Lopez is a Spanish costume designer, set decorator, production designer, actor and film art director.

He began his career in the film industry in 1961 as a production designer for the film "Nada menos que todo un hombre". Over the course of his career, he has worked on more than 70 films and television series, including "The Day of the Beast", for which he won the Goya Award for Best Production Design in 1996.

In addition to his work in film and television, Gumersindo Andrés has also designed costumes for numerous stage productions, including plays at the National Theater of Spain and the Comédie-Française. He has been nominated for several Max Awards for his work in theater design.

In addition to his design work, Gumersindo Andrés has also acted in several films and television series, including a small role in Pedro Almodóvar's "All About My Mother" (1999).

He has been recognized for his contributions to the Spanish film industry with numerous lifetime achievement awards, including the Gold Medal of Fine Arts awarded by the Spanish Government in 2015.

Julián Mateos

Julián Mateos (January 15, 1938 Robledillo de Trujillo-December 27, 1996 Madrid) also known as Julian Mateos was a Spanish actor and film producer.

He started his acting career in 1956 with the film "Miracle of Marcelino" and went on to appear in numerous films in Spain and internationally. Some of his most notable performances were in films like "The Last Days of Pompeii", "The 7th Dawn", and "El Cid".

In addition to acting, Mateos also produced a number of films in the 1970s and 1980s. He was known for his good looks and charming personality, which made him a popular actor during his time. Sadly, Mateos passed away in 1996 at the age of 58 due to a heart attack. His legacy, however, continues to live on through his memorable performances in the world of cinema.

Joaquín Blanco

Joaquín Blanco (June 21, 1938 Almería-February 28, 2011 Barcelona) also known as J. White or John Russell was a Spanish actor.

He was known for his work in both Spanish and international films, as well as in television. Blanco began his acting career in the late 1950s with small roles in Spanish films before gaining wider recognition in the 1960s and 1970s for his roles in Spaghetti Westerns. He also appeared in several Hollywood productions such as "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" and "El Cid". In Spain, he was a regular in the popular TV series "Curro Jiménez". Blanco was known for his rugged good looks and intense performances, and he continued to work in the film industry until his death in 2011.

Víctor Valverde

Víctor Valverde (March 23, 1938 Mataró-) also known as Carmel Valverde Mellado, Carmelo Valverde or Victor Valverde is a Spanish actor.

Throughout his career, Victor Valverde has appeared in numerous films, television shows, and theater productions. He began acting in the early 1960s, and his notable film credits include roles in "El disputado voto del señor Cayo" (1966), "Pepa Doncel" (1969) and "La Regenta" (1974).

Valverde has also had a successful television career, with appearances in popular shows such as "Curro Jiménez" (1976-1978), "Vida Privada" (1990) and "Hospital Central" (2006-2007). In addition to his work on screen, he is also a seasoned theater actor, having performed in numerous productions in Spain throughout the years.

Throughout his career, Valverde has been widely recognized for his talent, receiving several awards and nominations for his work. He was awarded the Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts in 2012 for his contributions to the arts in Spain.

Despite being in his eighties, Victor Valverde continues to act and is highly respected in the Spanish acting community.

Antonio D. Olano

Antonio D. Olano (May 25, 1938 Vilalba-December 29, 2012 Madrid) otherwise known as Antonio Domínguez Olano was a Spanish actor.

He started his acting career in the 1960s, and soon became a well-known figure in the Spanish film industry. He appeared in over 100 films, including "¡Bienvenido, Mister Marshall!", "Plácido", and "El verdugo". He was also a regular performer in the works of the famous Spanish playwright Antonio Buero Vallejo. Olano's skills as an actor gained him numerous awards, including the National Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actor. He was also a professor of acting at the Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático in Madrid. Olano passed away in 2012 at the age of 74, leaving behind a legacy of great performances in both film and theatre.

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