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Francisco Rabal

Actor / Screenwriter / Film Director | * 03/08/1926 († 75, 08/29/2001) | Águilas, Murcia, Región de Murcia (Spain)
Francisco Rabal Valera (8 March 1926 – 29 August 2001), better known as Paco Rabal, was a Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter born in Águilas, a town in the south-western part of the province of Murcia, Spain. Throughout his career, Rabal appeared in around 200 films working with directors including Francesc Rovira-Beleta, Luis Buñuel, José Luis Sáenz de Heredia, Carlos Saura, Pedro Almodóvar, William Friedkin, Michelangelo Antonioni, Claude Chabrol, Luchino Visconti, and Gillo Pontecorvo. Paco Rabal was recognized both in his native Spain and internationally, winning the Award for Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival for Los Santos Inocentes and a Goya Award for Best Actor for playing Francisco de Goya in Carlos Saura's Goya en Burdeos. One of Spain's most loved actors, Rabal also was known for his commitment to human rights and other social causes. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Francisco Rabal

Donostia Award Honorary Doctorate of The University of Murcia Gold Medal of Merit in the Fine Arts (Spain) Gold Medal of Work Merit Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actor Goya Award for Best Actor Silver Shell for Best Actor

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Movies with Francisco Rabal as Actor(177)

2021 Laia
as Zio Henrique2002 The Revolution on Two Horses
as (voice)2002 Zero/infinito
as Don Vicente2001 Just Run!
as Ezequiel2001 Dagon
as El Ciego2001 Lázaro de Tormes
as Tio Nini2000 Peixe-Lua
as Goya1999 Goya in Bordeaux
as Don Jorge1998 Talk of Angels
as Papá Basilio1998 Divine
as El Abuelo1997 Little Bird
as Villambrosa1997 Airbag
as Don Francisco1997 Little Miracles
as Wenceslao Corredoira1997 La novia de medianoche
as Tiresias1996 Oedipus Mayor
as Abuelo1995 Felicidades, Tovarich
as Luis Buñuel (voice)1995 One Hundred and One Nights
as Rogelio1991 La taberna fantástica
as Juan Alvarez1990 Manuel, le fils emprunté
as Torquemada1989 Torquemada
as Domingo1989 The White Dove
1989 Baroque
as Máximo Espejo1989 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!
as Coronel Olvera1988 Scent of a Crime
as Jorge Larraneta1988 A Time of Destiny
as Pedro Gailo1987 Divine Words
as Muecas1986 Tiempo de silencio
1986 History
as Abel1985 Our Father
as El político anciano1985 The Lost Paradise
as Comisario Cárdenas1985 Scapegoat
as Max Estrella1985 Bohemian Nights
as Juan1985 Marbella
as Domingo Ferreiro1985 La vieja música
as Cesar1985 The Witching Hour
as Gabino1984 Coarse Salt
as Coronel Márquez1984 Victòria! 3: El seny i la rauxa
as Rocabruno1984 Epilogue
as Azarías1984 The Holy Innocents
as Salzillo1983 Salzillo
as Coronel Márquez1983 Victòria! 2: La disbauxa del 17
as Ginés Jiménez Valera1983 Crooks
as Ricardo Sorbedo1982 The Beehive
as Giacomo1981 Reborn
as Domingo1980 El gran secreto
as Tony1980 The Rebel
as Esposito1980 Speed Driver
as Major Warren Holmes1980 Nightmare City
as William Lombard1980 Under Siege
as Don Alfonso1979 Hunted City
as Mata1979 El buscón
as Don Giusto Provenzano1978 Corleone
as Lorenzo1978 Stay As You Are
as Brigante Albanese1977 I Am the Law
as Marta's lover1977 Hotel Fear
as Padre di Orio1977 Io sono mia
as Nilo1977 Sorcerer
as M.llo Tronk1976 The Desert of the Tartars
as Azevedo Bandeira1975 The Dead Man
as Turco1975 La peccatrice
as Antonio1975 Blanca's Weddings
as Comisario Emilio Mendoza1975 Fight to the Death
as Mehdi Ben Barka1975 C.I.A. Secret Story
as Eminenza1975 Eye of the Cat
as The Blackmailer1974 Death Will Have Your Eyes
as Agustín Caballero1974 Tormento
as Bishop Marquez1974 The Tempter
as Himself (uncredited)1974 Dormir y ligar: todo es empezar
as Tío1974 Beyond Erotica
as El Cabrero (The Shepherd)1973 The Guerrilla
as Pedro Crespo, Alcalde de Zalamea1973 La leyenda del alcalde de Zalamea
as Vincent Garofalo1973 Counselor at Crime
as Party chauffer1972 Pianeta Venere
as Paco1972 Le soldat Laforêt
as Sheriff1972 It Can Be Done, Amigo
as Giacomo Mora - il barbiere1972 La colonna infame
as Alejandro Gómez1972 Nada menos que todo un hombre
as Hombre que se cruza con Julieta (uncredited)1971 El apartamento de la tentación
as Il Medico1971 La grande scrofa nera
as Ingegnere N.P.1971 N.P.
as Él mismo1970 Diario Spagnolo
as Díaz II1970 Cutting Heads
as Francesco1970 Ann and Eve
as Martin1969 Eagles Over London
as Conserje (uncredited)1969 Un adulterio decente
as Juan Carmona1969 Sangre en el ruedo
as Carlos1969 The Challenges
as Reportero1969 Spain Again
as José Antonio Del Llano1969 Simón Bolívar
as Pedro1968 After the Deluge
as Che Guevara1968 Bloody Che Contra
as Sheriff Douglas1967 Days of Vengeance
as Dom Morel1967 The Nun
as Rodrigo Cervantes1967 Cervantes
as Valeria's Husband1967 The Witches
as Hyppolite1967 Belle de Jour
as Ramón1966 Hoy como ayer
as José Antonio1966 Camino del Rocío
as Don Juan Tenorio1966 Don Juan Tenorio
as Tomás1965 The Devil Also Cries
as Gambusino1965 Legacy of the Incas
as (voice)1965 España insólita
as Manuel Carmona1965 Currito de la Cruz
as Paco Castillo1965 The Blue Panther
as José María 'El Tempranillo'1964 Weeping for a Bandit
as Michel Arland1964 Le gros coup
as Carlos1963 Autopsy of a Criminal
as Alberto1963 The Reunion
as Frédéric de Rotenbourg1963 Mathias Sandorf
as Bernardo1962 Noche de verano
as Riccardo1962 L'Eclisse
as Fra Diavolo1962 I tromboni di Fra' Diavolo
as Juan Reyes1961 At Five in the Afternoon
as Arturo Gómez Mancera1961 Azahares rojos
as Cristóbal Archaval1961 The Hand in the Trap
as Jorge1961 Viridiana
as Lorenzo 'El Moro'1960 El hombre de la isla
as Alberto Sáinz Robledo1960 Trío de damas
as José Iribarren1959 Diez fusiles esperan
as Father Nazario1959 Nazarin
as Marqués Javier de Bradomín1959 Sonatas
as Voice1958 Cuenca
as Narrador (voice) (uncredited)1958 Vengeance
as Pedro1958 La noche y el alba
as Juan Cuenca1957 Whom God Forgives
as Giacomo1957 Saranno uomini
as Antonio1957 Marisa la civetta
as Tancredi d'Altavilla1957 The Mighty Crusaders
as Salvatore1957 The Wide Blue Road
as César Neira1956 La gran mentira
as (uncredited)1955 Death of a Cyclist
as Sergio Gresky1955 Revelation
as Padre Miller1955 El canto del gallo
as Cristóbal Paterna1955 La pícara molinera
as Gabriel1955 Radio Stories
as Fernando Ortega1954 All Is Possible in Granada
as Quinto Licinio1954 Judas' Kiss
as Martín1953 I Was a Parish Priest
as Pedro Alvareda1952 Luna de sangre
as El Sevillano1952 María Morena
as Rafael Figueroa1951 Duda
as Tostado (uncredited)1948 Alhucemas
as (uncredited)1947 Don Quixote
as Bronquista de pelea en salón (uncredited)1942 La rueda de la vida
as Himself - Spanish Narrator, 1996 (voice)1933 Land Without Bread

TV Shows/Series with Francisco Rabal as Actor(6)

as Ginés Giménez1993 Truhanes
as Himself - Narrator1991 Imágenes perdidas
as Francisco de Goya1983 Los desastres de la guerra
as José Izquierdo1980 Fortunata and Jacinta
as Bento Gonçalvez1974 Il giovane Garibaldi

Full Name: Francisco Rabal
Citizenship: Spain
Born: Monday, 03/08 1926 (March) in Águilas, Murcia, Región de Murcia (Spain)
Died: Wednesday, 08/29 2001 (August) in Bordeaux (aged: 75)
Zodiac sign: Pisces (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Languages: Spanish (ES)
Educated at: Our Lady of Remembrance College
Spouses (current/former): Asunción Balaguer
Other names for Francisco Rabal (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Paco Rabal"
"Francisco Rabal Valera"
Francisco Rabal frequently works together with these people:
Rafael Gil (17x, Crew)
Enrique Alarcón (16x, Crew)
Luis Buñuel (14x, Crew)
Mario Camus (13x, Crew)
Ennio Morricone (11x, Crew)
Fernando Rey (11x, Actor)
Manuel Zarzo (11x, Actor)
Carlos Saura (10x, Crew)
Agustín González (9x, Actor)
Franco Rossi (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:6222, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/19/2021