Friday, October 28, 2011

RIP Jorge Lavat

Actor Jorge Lavat died in a Mexico City hospital on 14 September 2011; the cause of death was a fatal infection that developed after a recent back operation. Jorge Lavat Bayona was born in Mexico City on 3 August 1933. His older sister Queta Lavat began acting career inMexican films in the 1940s, and Jorge followed suit, starting with extra roles and bit parts. In the late 1950s he began to work regularly in television, on the stage, and in films. He was particularly popular in telenovelas--his last professional work was in this medium in 2011. In 2009, Lavat starred in El estudiante, the most successful Mexican film at the boxoffice that year. He received a Diosa de Plata as Best Actor for his role. Jorge Lavat was married a number of times and is survived by his four children, including actress Adriana Lavat. - David Wilt Mexican Film Bulletin

LAVAT, Jorge (Jorge Lavat Bayona)
Born: 8/3/1933, Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
Died: 9/14/2011, Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

Jorge Lavat's western - actor:
Cuatro hombres marcados - 1968

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