Spanish movie actors died when they were 62

Here are 2 famous actors from Spain died at 62:

Eloy de la Iglesia

Eloy de la Iglesia (January 1, 1944 Zarautz-March 23, 2006 Madrid) also known as Eloy Germán de la Iglesia Diéguez, Eloy G. de la Iglesia or Eloy Germán de la Iglesia was a Spanish screenwriter, film director and actor.

He died as a result of kidney cancer.

Throughout his career, Eloy de la Iglesia directed over 20 films and wrote screenplays for several others. He first gained critical acclaim in the 1970s for his films that tackled controversial topics such as homosexuality, drug addiction, and youth delinquency. His film "El diputado" (The Deputy) won him a Goya Award for Best Director in 1980.

In addition to his work in film, de la Iglesia also worked in television, directing several episodes of the popular Spanish TV series "Farmacia de Guardia." He was known for his ability to capture the grittier side of Spanish urban life in his films and was considered a leading figure in what is known as the "Quinqui" movement.

Despite his controversies and criticisms, Eloy de la Iglesia will always be remembered as one of the most influential and daring filmmakers in Spain.

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Antolín García

Antolín García (April 5, 1928 Barcelona-August 23, 1990 Madrid) a.k.a. Antolín García Rodríguez was a Spanish actor, voice actor and presenter.

He began his career in theater before transitioning to film and television. García appeared in over 150 films throughout his career, including prominent roles in La gran familia, The Executioner, and El Verdugo. He was known for his versatility and ability to play diverse characters. In addition to his film work, García also worked extensively in television and was a popular presenter on Spanish television during the 1970s and 1980s. García received several awards throughout his career, including the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1971 for his role in A Town Called Hell. He passed away in Madrid in 1990 at the age of 62.

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