Thursday, November 18, 2010

RIP Claudio Obregón

Claudio Obregón dies of respiratory attack

Claudio Obregón, one of the great Mexican actors in the theater and film, died at age 74 on Saturday night, a victim of respiratory failure.

Remembered for his memorable participation in such films as The Alley of Miracles (as in love with Salma Hayek), De noche vienes Esmeralda, Pedro Páramo and Finding a single man, Obregon is survived by two sons, Claudio and Gerardo.

His remains were veiled in a funeral home last night from Mexico City as reported by Notimex. In 2005 he was awarded the Gold Medal of Fine Arts.

In the theater was part of large pieces such as art, King Lear, All My Sons and Engdame.

He also participated in traditional telenovelas as Toy World, Mama bell and in the nineties in the home at the end of the road with the also deceased Eduardo Palomo, and selfish mothers with Maria del Sol.

OBREGON, Claudio (Claudio Obregón Posadas)
Born: 7/11/1935, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Died: 11/13/2010, Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

Claudio Obregón’s westerns - actor:
Zapata - 1970
Reed, Insurgent Mexico - 1973 (John Reed)

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