Death Place Matching "Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Marty Feldman

Actor | Young Frankenstein

"I am too old to die young, and too young to grow up," Marty Feldman told a reporter -- a week before he died.

This beloved comedian, who poked fun at himself, as well as others, was born Martin Alan Feldman on July 8, 1934, in London, England. His parents were of Ukrainian Jewish heritage (from ...

2. Luis Buñuel

Writer | Belle de jour

The father of cinematic Surrealism and one of the most original directors in the history of the film medium, Luis Buñuel was given a strict Jesuit education (which sowed the seeds of his obsession with both religion and subversive behavior), and subsequently moved to Madrid to study at the ...

3. Cantinflas

Actor | Around the World in 80 Days

Cantinflas, born Mario Moreno as the son of a Mexican postal employee, was a prolific and productive Mexican comedian/producer/writer/singer who also knew a fair bit about agriculture and medicine. He was married to Valentina Ivanova from 1936 until her death. He appeared in more than 55 films, ...

4. María Félix

Actress | Enamorada

Doubtlessly the most famous Mexican movie star, María Félix created a larger-than-life character: herself. La Doña, as the star was known after the character of her 1943 movie Doña Bárbara, starred in 47 movies, most of them forgettable except for her presence in them. More a star than an actress, ...

5. Emilio Fernández

Writer | La perla

Emilio "El Indio" Fernandez Romo is the most famous person in the history of Mexican movies. For an era he symbolized Mexico due to his violent machismo, rooted in the Revolution of 1910-17, and because of his staunch commitment to Mexican cultural nationalism. Born to a Mexican (Mestizo) father ...

6. Miroslava

Actress | La muerte enamorada

Born in the pre-war Prague, young Miroslava Sternova (or simply Miroslava, as she was known in her film career) was brought to Mexico by her parents in the late 30s, leaving her childhood, her native Czechoslovakia and her beloved grandma. After winning a beauty contest in Mexico City, Miroslava ...

7. Edith González

Actress | Traficantes de pánico

Edith Gonzalez was born in Mexico in 1964, as part of a well-off middle-class family. From an early age, Edith showed a passion for acting. She was discovered at the age of 5 when her mother took her to see a popular Sunday show. The producer of a show was looking for a blond girl with blue eyes ...

8. Libertad Lamarque

Actress | ¡Tango!

Libertad Lamarque was born November 24, 1908 in Rosario, Argentina, the youngest of ten children of Gaudencio Lamarque, an Uruguayan tinsmith who was worked as a contortionist in her youth, and Josefa Bouza, a Spanish immigrant. Since her childhood, Libertad Lamarque demonstrated a great talent for...

9. Alfonso Zayas

Actor | La presidenta municipal

Alfonso Zayas was born on June 30, 1941 in Tulancingo, Hidalgo, Mexico. He was an actor and producer, known for La presidenta municipal (1975), Transplante a la mexicana (1990) and El sexo me divierte (1988). He died on July 8, 2021 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

10. Ramón Valdés

Actor | Los tres mosqueteros y medio

Ramón Valdés was a Mexican actor of film and television best known for his portrayal of Don Ramón in the popular sitcom El Chavo. Prior to becoming a television star, Valdés was an extra in many films.

Valdés participated in more than 50 Mexican films, specializing in hyperactive underdog characters...

11. Manuel Ojeda

Actor | Romancing the Stone

Manuel Ojeda was born on November 4, 1940 in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. He was an actor, known for Romancing the Stone (1984), El infierno de todos tan temido (1981) and Salón México (1996). He died on August 11, 2022 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

12. Christian Bach

Actress | Agua y aceite

Christian Bach was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina where she graduated with a degree in law, but later decided on a career as an actress. She moved to Mexico City in the end of the 1970's and the golden-haired, blue-eyed statuesque actress quickly found work on both stage and screen, she got the ...

13. Julio Alemán

Actor | El tunco Maclovio

Julio Alemán was born on November 29, 1933 in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico. He was an actor and producer, known for El tunco Maclovio (1970), The Green Wall (1969) and Rocambole contra las mujeres arpías (1967). He was previously married to Esperanza de la Paz Gotes Martínez. He died on April ...

14. Jorge Luke

Actor | Clear and Present Danger

Jorge Luke was born in Mexico City. His career started with a movie called "There's always a first time" where he was a day player but soon after he caught the eyes of Mexican Directors and Producers and had an uninterrupted acting career as a leading man in film and television for over three ...

15. Claudio Brook

Actor | Licence to Kill

Claudio Brook was born on August 28, 1927 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He was an actor, known for Licence to Kill (1989), The Exterminating Angel (1962) and Cronos (1992). He was previously married to Alicia Bonet, Eugenia Avendaño and Mercedes Pascual. He died on October 18, 1995 in ...

16. María Elena Velasco

Actress | ¡El que no corre... vuela!

Multitalented María Elena Velasco is Mexico's greatest comedienne. La India María, the hilarious, likable indigenous woman she created and played, is the most successful female movie character in the history of Mexican cinema; her comedies broke box office records and remain widely popular. She ...

17. Mauricio Garcés

Actor | Don Juan 67

Mauricio Garcés was born on December 16, 1926 in Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He was an actor, known for Don Juan 67 (1967), El renegado blanco (1960) and The Brainiac (1962). He died on February 27, 1989 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

18. Irán Eory

Actress | Horror

Irán Eory was born on October 21, 1937 in Teheran, Iran. She was an actress, known for The Blancheville Monster (1963), Fair of the Dove (1963) and Rubí (1970). She was previously married to Carlos Monden. She died on March 10, 2002 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

19. Gabriel García Márquez

Writer | El año de la peste

Major Latin-American author of novels and short stories, a central figure in the so-called magical realism movement in Latin American literature. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1982. Studied law and journalism in Bogotá and Cartagena. He began his career as a journalist in 1948, ...

20. Adalberto Martínez

Actor | Los albañiles

Adalberto Martínez was born on January 25, 1916 in Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He was an actor and writer, known for The Bricklayers (1976), El rey de México (1956) and La presidenta municipal (1975). He was previously married to Gloria Ríos and Josefina Flores Santacruz. He died on ...

21. Agustín Lara

Soundtrack | La piel que habito

Agustín Lara was born on October 30, 1897 in Mexico City, Mexico. He was an actor and composer, known for The Skin I Live In (2011), Arizona Dream (1993) and In the Mood for Love (2000). He was previously married to Rocío Durán, Yolanda Santacruz Gasca, Clara Martínez, María Félix, Angelina ...

22. Joaquín Cordero

Actor | La risa de la ciudad

Joaquin Cordero was born in the city of Puebla in Mexico. Shortly after his birth his family moved to Mexico City, and in the following years he studied in a seminary and even considered becoming a priest, but eventually he decided to pursue a law career. By the mid forties, after three years of ...

23. Héctor Suárez

Actor | El mil usos

Héctor Suárez was born on October 21, 1938 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He was an actor and director, known for El mil usos (1983), Las fuerzas vivas (1975) and National Mechanics (1972). He died on June 2, 2020 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

24. Ninón Sevilla

Actress | Noche de carnaval

Ninon Sevilla was a Mexican showgirl born in Cuba and raised by an aunt in the populous Centro Habana sector, Ninón Sevilla was graced with feline features, wonderful legs and exceptional vitality. She successfully danced her way through Havana night clubs and cabarets, and arrived in Mexico in ...

25. Evita Muñoz 'Chachita'

Actress | Romancing the Stone

Evita Muñoz was born on November 26th, 1936, in Orizaba, Veracruz, Mexico. Before she was 4 years old, she was in front of the cameras already making _El Secreto del Sacerdote_ with Pedro Armendáriz. It was in her second film, Jalisco, Don't Backslide (1941) with Jorge Negrete, that she was given ...

26. Silvia Derbez

Actress | Lazos de amor

Silvia Derbez was born on March 8, 1932 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. She was an actress, known for Lazos de amor (1995), El rey de México (1956) and Cruz de amor (1970). She died on April 6, 2002 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

27. Enrique Álvarez Félix

Actor | Corazón salvaje

Enrique Álvarez Félix was born on April 6, 1934 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He was an actor, known for Wild Heart (1966), Marisol (1996) and El retrato de Dorian Gray (1969). He died on May 24, 1996 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

28. Gabriel Figueroa

Cinematographer | La perla

Gabriel Figueroa was born on April 24, 1907 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He was a cinematographer and actor, known for The Pearl (1947), Maria Candelaria (1944) and The Young and the Damned (1950). He died on April 27, 1997 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

29. Jacqueline Voltaire

Actress | The Arrival

Born in England, Jacqueline Voltaire has lived in Africa, France, Germany, the United States and Mexico. She was a model, a singer and dancer as well as an accomplished actress. Most recently she also has done work as an image consultant. She is very well known in Mexico, where she has lived for ...

30. Sigrid Gurie

Actress | Algiers

Sigrid Gurie was a very talented artist and devoted her time in San Miguel Allende to painting and drawing and to her friends who adored her. She was a fine human being and well loved and missed after her death. She had been estranged from her brother for many years, as his treatment of her had ...

31. Roberto Cobo

Actor | Los olvidados

Roberto Cobo was born on February 20, 1930 in Mexico, D.F., Mexico. He was an actor, known for The Young and the Damned (1950), The Place Without Limits (1978) and Dulces compañías (1996). He died on August 2, 2002 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

32. Raúl Ramírez

Actor | Malditos polleros

Raúl Ramírez was born on January 28, 1927 in Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He was an actor and writer, known for Malditos polleros (1985), Niños sobre pedido (1987) and Ilegales y mojados (1980). He was previously married to Marcela Daviland. He died on June 22, 2014 in Mexico City, ...

33. Wolf Ruvinskis

Actor | Neutrón, el enmascarado negro

Of Jewish origins, Wolf Ruvinskis Manevics was born in 1921 in Riga (Latvia), but fearing persecution during World War II his family relocated to Argentina, where they lived in extreme poverty. In spite of his deprived childhood, Wolf excelled in sports and became interested in wrestling. When he ...

34. Ernesto Alonso

Producer | Doña Macabra

Ernesto Alonso was born on February 28, 1917 in Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico. He was a producer and director, known for Doña Macabra (1963), Dos caras tiene el destino (1960) and La casa del odio (1960). He died on August 7, 2007 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

35. Ariadne Welter

Actress | Verano salvaje

Ariadne Welter was born on June 29, 1930 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. She was an actress, known for Verano salvaje (1980), The Panther Women (1967) and The Devil's Hand (1961). She was previously married to Miguel Gallego and Gustavo Alatriste. She died on December 13, 1998 in Mexico ...

36. Servando González

Director | Las grandes aguas

After a decade of work as a film laboratory technician, Servando Gonzalez was invited to study color in Hollywood.After his return in the mid 1950s he became involved with the ruling PRI party in Mexico and made documentaries, which led to his being asked in 1969 to film the presidential campaign ...

37. Columba Domínguez

Actress | Maclovia

Columba Domínguez was born on March 4, 1929 in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico. She was an actress, known for Maclovia (1948), One Day of Life (1950) and La malquerida (1949). She was previously married to Emilio Fernández. She died on August 13, 2014 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

38. Elvira Quintana

Actress | Lástima de ropa

Elvira Quintana, one of the most beautiful actresses ever to grace the Mexican movie screen, was born in Bajadoz, Spain, in November 1935. Her father was killed during the Spanish Civil War, and she and her mother fled Spain and emigrated to Mexico as political refugees when she was five. Quintana ...

39. Carlos Enrique Taboada

Writer | Veneno para las hadas

Carlos Enrique Taboada was born on July 18, 1929 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico. He was a writer and director, known for Poison for the Fairies (1986), La guerra santa (1979) and La telaraña (1986). He died on April 15, 1997 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

40. Estela Inda

Actress | Los olvidados

Estela Inda was born on June 28, 1914 in Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico. She was an actress and writer, known for The Young and the Damned (1950), Soledad's Shawl (1952) and Tierra de valientes (1984). She was previously married to Roberto Puertas Minjarez. She died on December 7, 1995 in Mexico ...

41. Pilar Pellicer

Actress | La choca

Pilar Pellicer was born on February 15, 1933 in Mexico, D.F., Mexico. She was an actress and director, known for La choca (1974), Pedro Páramo (1967) and Muchachitas (1991). She was previously married to James Metcalf. She died on May 16, 2020 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

42. Gloria Mestre

Actress | Foxhole in Cairo

Gloria Mestre was born on July 28, 1928 in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico. She was an actress, known for Foxhole in Cairo (1960), Island of Lost Souls (1974) and ¡Viva la soldadera! (1960). She died on December 9, 2012 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

43. Pituka de Foronda

Actress | Sinfonía de una vida

Pituka de Foronda was born on July 16, 1918 in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. She was an actress, known for Symphony of Life (1946), Ahora seremos felices (1938) and Mi tía de América (1939). She died on November 12, 1999 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

44. Cuco Sánchez

Soundtrack | Julieta

Cuco Sánchez was born on May 3, 1921 in Altamira, Tamaulipas, Mexico. He was an actor and composer, known for Julieta (2016), Teatro del crimen (1957) and La justicia del gavilán vengador (1957). He was previously married to María Teresa de la Vega y de la Peña and María Aurora Garcidueñas ...

45. Eduardo Alcaraz

Actor | Zorro: The Gay Blade

Eduardo Alcaraz was born on April 13, 1915 in Santiago, Chile. He was an actor, known for Zorro: The Gay Blade (1981), Aladdin and the Marvelous Lamp (1958) and The Phantom of the Operetta (1960). He died on April 18, 1987 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

46. Julio Aldama

Actor | Tlayucan

Julio Aldama was born on September 10, 1931 in La Rosita, Coahuila, Mexico. He was an actor and director, known for Tlayucan (1962), Agente 0013: Hermelinda linda II (1986) and Hermelinda linda (1984). He died on January 9, 1989 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico.

47. Mariana Karr

Actress | Lazos de amor

María Elena Copola was a Mexican actress who was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She headed the cast of several soap operas in the 70s and 80s such as Rebelde y solitario (1982), Llena de amor (1980), Quiero morir mañana (1987) among others. In 1985, she headed a famous movie, with actress ...

48. Manuel 'Loco' Valdés

Actor | Las mujeres panteras

Manuel 'Loco' Valdés was born on January 29, 1931 in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. He was an actor, known for The Panther Women (1967), La caperucita roja (1960) and Música de siempre (1958). He was previously married to Yolanda Peña. He died on August 28, 2020 in Mexico City, Distrito Federal,...

49. Magda Guzmán

Actress | La duda

Magda Guzmán was born on May 16, 1928 in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. She was an actress, known for The Doubt (1954), In the Name of Love (2008) and La vida no vale nada (1955). She was previously married to Federico Falcón and Julian Dupre. She died on March 12, 2015 in Mexico City, Distrito ...

50. Gilberto Martínez Solares

Director | Cinco rostros de mujer

He spent some time in Guadalajara and Penjamo during the Mexican revolution. He established two photographic studios in Mexico City, one in Hollywood and one in Paris. He returned to Mexico in 1934 and debuted as a cinematographer in Good-Bye Nicanor (1937) and as a director with The Mayor (1939).

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