Tag: Mexico City

Tina Modotti

(1896–1942) Assunta Adelaide Luigia Modotti Mondini Tina Modotti in Film: Frida 2002 Director: Julie Taymor Starring: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina   Born August 16 (or August 17) 1896 Udine (Italia) Died January 5 1942 Mexico City (Mexico) Occupation Actress Art Model Photographer

Leon Trotsky

(1879–1940) Lev Davidovich Bronshtein Trotsky in Art: Kahlo, Frida (1907-1954) Autorretrato dedicado a León Trotsky 1937 National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington     Trotsky in Film: Frida 2002 Director: Julie Taymor Starring: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina   Born November 7 1879…

Cantinflas

(1911–1993) Fortino Mario Moreno y Reyes Filmography as Actor: Around the World in 80 Days 1956 Director: Michael Anderson Starring: David Niven, Cantinflas   Born August 12 1911 México, DF (Mexico) Died April 20 1993 México, DF (Mexico) Cause of death Lung cancer…

María Félix

(1914–2002) María de los Ángeles Félix Güereña Filmography as Actress: French Cancan 1955 Director: Jean Renoir Starring: Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul   Born April 8 1914 Alamos (Mexico) Died April 8 2002 México, DF (Mexico) Cause of death Heart Failure Occupation Actress Singer…

Lupe Marín

  (1895–1983) María Guadalupe Marín Preciado Lupe in Film: Frida 2002 Director: Julie Taymor Starring: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina   Born October 16 1895 Ciudad Guzmán (Mexico) Died September 16 1983 Mexico City (Mexico) Husband (1922–1928) Diego Rivera (1886-1957) Occupation Art Model Novelist Writer

Pedro Armendáriz

(1912–1963) Pedro Gregorio Armendáriz Hastings Filmography as Actor: From Russia with Love 1963 Director: Terence Young Starring: Sean Connery, Daniela Bianchi     Born May 9 1912 México, DF (Mexico) Died June 18 1963 Los Angeles, CA (USA) Cause of death Suicide Occupation…

Luis Buñuel

(1900–1983) Luis Buñuel Portolés Filmography as Director: Belle de Jour 1967 Director: Luis Buñuel Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Jean Sorel     Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie 1972 Director: Luis Buñuel Starring: Fernando Rey, Stéphane Audran     Le fantôme de la liberté…