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Pedro Armendáriz

Actor | * 05/09/1912 († 51, 06/18/1963) | Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Pedro Gregorio Armendáriz Hastings (May 9, 1912 – June 18, 1963) was a Mexican film actor who made films in both Mexico and the United States. With Dolores del Río and María Félix, he was one of the best-known Latin American movie stars of the 1940s and 1950s. ()

Born in Churubusco, a suburb of Mexico City, and raised in Texas, he studied at California Polytechnic State University where he graduated with an engineering degree. He began his acting career at the stage in Mexico City, entering films there in 1935. During the next years he made 42 Spanish-language films, among them "Maria Candelaria" (1943) and "La Perla" (1947), becoming one of Mexico`s top film stars. His first American film was "The Fugitive" for RKO in 1947. Since then he costarred in more than 80 films in Hollywood, England, France, Germany and Italy. Credits include "Fort Apache" (1948), "Three Godfathers", "We Were Strangers" (1949), "El Bruto" (1952), "The Littlest Outlaw" (1955), "The Conqueror" (1956), "La Cucaracha" (1958) and "The Wonderful Country" (1959). When Armendariz was taken ill while filming the second James Bond film "From Russia With Love" his scenes were rushed through so he could return to L.A. for treatment and he entered UCLA Medical Center. Learning he had terminal cancer he killed himself there with a gunshot.

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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Adventure

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Movies with Pedro Armendáriz as Actor(111)

as Roberto Herrera1963 La Bandida
as El Kerim1963 Captain Sindbad
as Ali Kerim Bey1963 From Russia with Love
as Señor Cura1962 El tejedor de milagros
as Cadmo1962 My Son, the Hero
as General1961 My Son, the Hero
as Francisco Peña1960 Violent Summer
as Don Pedro1960 Calibre 44
as Cipriano Castro1959 The Wonderful Country
as Pedro Ortiz1959 Thirst for Love
as Pepe Gamboa1959 Beyond All Limits
as Coronel Valentín Razo1959 La Cucaracha
as Pancho Villa1958 Pancho Villa y la Valentina
as Pedro Matías1958 Los salvajes
as Pancho Villa1957 Así era Pancho Villa
as Mario Constanza1957 Manuela
as Col. Mastegui (as Pedro Armendariz)1957 The Big Boodle
as Giovanni1957 Men and Wolves
as Jamuga1956 The Conqueror
as King Francis I1956 Diane
as Felipe Rojano1956 The Hidden One
as Gen. Torres1955 The Littlest Outlaw
as General Eduardo Calleja (as Pedro Armendariz)1954 Border River
as Martín1954 Mulata
as Cándido Castro1954 Rebellion of the Hanged
as Pedro1953 The Brute
as César Borgia1953 Lucrèce Borgia
as Marcos Arizmendi1952 Night Falls
as Roque Suazo1952 Soledad's Shawl
as Manelic1951 Tierra baja
as Pedro Muñóz1951 Ella y Yo
as Bernardo Celis1950 By the False Door
as Rosauro Castro1950 Rosauro Castro
as José Juan Reyes1950 The Torch
as José María Cruz1950 La loca de la casa
as Armando Ariete1949 We Were Strangers
as Jim Redbird1949 Tulsa
as Esteban1949 La malquerida
as Pedro 'Pete' Roca Fuerte1948 3 Godfathers
as José María1948 Maclovia
as Sgt. Beaufort1948 Fort Apache
as A Lieutenant of Police1947 The Fugitive
as Quino1947 The Pearl
as Gen. José Juan Reyes1946 Enamorada
as Juan Gómez1945 Las abandonadas
as Ricardo Rojas1945 Bugambilia
as Lorenzo Rafael1944 María Candelaria
as José Luis Castro1943 Flor Silvestre
as Octavio1943 Another Dawn
as El Toro1942 Passion Island
as Juan Hernández1942 Allá en el bajio
as Leonardo Torres1941 El Zorro de Jalisco
as Frank1941 Ni sangre ni arena
as Raúl Solares1940 Pobre diablo
as Chuy Rodríguez1940 Mala yerba
as Zenón Rojas1940 Los olvidados de Dios
as Ramón1940 El charro Negro
as Antonio1938 Canto a mi tierra

TV Shows/Series with Pedro Armendáriz as Actor(1)

Movies with Pedro Armendáriz as Crew(1)

Production/Producer1950 Rosauro Castro

Citizenship: Mexico
Born: Thursday, 05/09 1912 (May) in Mexico City
Died: Tuesday, 06/18 1963 (June) in UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center (aged: 51)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: Spanish (ES)
Educated at: California Polytechnic State University
Other names for Pedro Armendáriz (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Pedro Armendariz"
"Pedro Gregorio Armendáriz Hastings"
Pedro Armendáriz frequently works together with these people:
Emilio Fernández (33x, Crew)
Gabriel Figueroa (20x, Crew)
Ismael Rodríguez (13x, Crew)
Miguel Inclán (13x, Actor)
Roberto Gavaldón (12x, Crew)
Raúl de Anda (12x, Crew)
Raúl Lavista (11x, Crew)
Jorge Fernández (11x, Crew)
Agustín Isunza (10x, Actor)
Gilberto González (10x, Actor)
Rod Serling (2x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1040, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 04/05/2021