Francisco Moran Ruiz, better known as Paco Morán, died on Monday July 23, 2012 in Barcelona, Spain. He was to 81 years old as reported by the Ministry of Culture of the Generalitat. Moran died from a pulmonary emphysema at the Clinica del Pilar of Barcelona
Moran, was born in Almodóvar del Río, Cordoba, Andalucia, Spain on November 9, 1930. He joined the Conservatory of Music and Declamation of Cordoba at the age of 17, where he studied drama , and later co-founded the Spanish Theatre University along with other peers, which performed works by renowned artists worldwide.
In 1957, he was a stage announcer at Radio Cordoba and then moved to Madrid and joined the players box National Radio of Spain and WIN Spanish Television, where he starred in more than 2,500 programs. But theater was his vocation and where he loved to perform.
In the 70′s he moved to Barcelona, where he enjoyed great success in winning plays for the Catalan public with representation from 1994 to 1999 of “The Odd Couple”, by Neil Simon, with the actress Joan Pera. He was also highlighted in other plays such as “Every Sheep with Their Partner” (1973), “Semicolon” (1987) and “The Cage of Flies” (2002).
MORAN, Francisco (Francisco Morán Ruiz)
Born: 11/9/1930, Almodóvar del Río, Córdoba, Andalucía, Spain
Died: 7/23/2012, Barcelona, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Francisco 'Paco' Moran's westerns- actor, voice dubber:
Torrejón City – 1962 (Mac) [as Paco Moran]
Four Bullets for Joe - 1963 (John) [as Frank Moran]
A Fistful of Knuckles - 1965 (Don Ramon Cocos) [as Paco Moran]
The Big Gundown - 1966 [Spanish voice of Antonio Molino Rojo]
Fort Yuma Gold - 1966 [Spanish voice of Jacques Sernas]
Ringo’s Big Night – 1966 (Black Norton)
A Man, a Colt – 1967 (Diego) [as Paco Morán]
A Train for Durango – 1969 [Spanish voice of Aldo Sambrell]