Biography

Roberto Gavaldón (born June 7, 1909 in Jiménez, Chihuahua — died September 4, 1986 in Mexico City, was a Mexican film director. Eight of Gavaldón's films were featured on the list 100 Best Movies of the Cinema of Mexico. His 1958 film Ash Wednesday was entered into the 8th Berlin International Film Festival and his 1959 film Beyond All Limits was entered into the following years festival. His 1960 film Macario was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but did not win.

Roberto Gavaldón (born June 7, 1909 in Jiménez, Chihuahua — died September 4, 1986 in Mexico City, was a Mexican film director. Eight of Gavaldón's films were featured on the list 100 Best Movies of the Cinema of Mexico. His 1958 film Ash Wednesday was entered into the 8th Berlin International Film Festival and his 1959 film Beyond All Limits was entered into the following years festival. His 1960 film Macario was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but did not win.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 55

Birthday 1909-06-07

Day of Death 1986-09-04

Place of Birth Jimenez, Chihuahua, Mexico

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

1982 Viva México y sus corridos Director
1979 Cuando tejen las arañas Director
1978 Las del talon Director
1977 La playa vacía Director
1977 Las cenizas del diputado Director
1976 The Mushroom Man Director
1974 La madrastra Director
1973 Don Quijote cabalga de nuevo Director
1972 Doña Macabra Director
1970 Las figuras de arena Director
1970 La vida inútil de Pito Pérez Director
1965 Los hijos que yo soñé Director
1964 The Golden Cockerel Director
1963 Días de otoño Director
1961 Rosa Blanca Director
1960 El siete de copas Director
1960 Macario Director
1959 Beyond All Limits Director
1958 Miércoles de ceniza Director
1958 El rayo de Sinaloa: La venganza de Heraclio Bernal Director
1958 Aquí está Heraclio Bernal Director
1956 The Hidden One Director
1956 Historia de un amor Director
1955 The Littlest Outlaw Director
1955 De carne somos Director
1955 Después de la tormenta Director
1954 Sombra Verde Director
1954 Camelia Director
1953 El niño y la niebla Director
1953 Las tres perfectas casadas Director
1953 Acuérdate de vivir Director
1952 Soledad's Shawl Director
1952 La noche avanza Director
1951 In the Palm of Your Hand Director
1951 Deseada Director
1951 Mi vida por la tuya Director
1950 The Love Nest Director
1950 Rosauro Castro Director
1948 Han matado a Tongolele Director
1948 Adventures of Casanova Director
1947 The Kneeling Goddess Director
1946 La Otra Director
1946 Rayando el sol Director
1946 El Socio Director
1945 La barraca Director
1944 Caminito alegre Assistant Director
1942 El baisano Jalil Director
1942 El conde de Montecristo Director
1941 Rancho Alegre, Assistant Director
1938 La tierra del mariachi Assistant Director
1937 Ave sin rumbo Assistant Director
1937 El derecho y el deber Assistant Director
1936 Cielito lindo Co-Director
1935 The Dead Speak Assistant Director

Writing

1976 The Mushroom Man Writer
1961 Rosa Blanca Screenplay
1960 El siete de copas Adaptation
1960 Macario Writer
1956 The Hidden One Adaptation
1955 Después de la tormenta Writer
1954 Sombra Verde Writer
1954 Camelia Screenplay
1953 Las tres perfectas casadas Screenplay
1952 Soledad's Shawl Screenplay
1952 La noche avanza Writer
1951 In the Palm of Your Hand Writer
1951 Mi vida por la tuya Writer
1950 Rosauro Castro Screenplay
1947 The Kneeling Goddess Adaptation
1946 La Otra Screenplay

Production

1973 Don Quijote cabalga de nuevo Associate Producer
1972 Doña Macabra Executive Producer
1950 Rosauro Castro Producer

Acting

1933 Prisoner 13 as Prisoner

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