Sunday, March 24, 2013

RIP Franklin Caicedo

Actor Franklin Caicedo has died.

The Chilean actor Franklin Caicedo, based in Argentina for more than 40 years, died March 21st in Santiago.

Born in Iquique, Tarapacá, in 1928, Caicedo had settled in Argentina in 1969. In the first stage of his career, in Chile, he was part of the Experimental Theatre of the University of Chile, who led ‘The Rise and Death of Joaquin Murieta’, the only play by Pablo Neruda, with whom he maintained a friendship.

In the late 1960's he came to Argentina and began working in the country, but also appeared in films. As Farina in "The Chilean" the classic La Patagonia Rebel. Healso starred, among others, in “La isla” directed by Alejandro Doria, “Tacos altos” by Sergio Renan, and “Yo, la peor de todas” by Maria Luisa Bemberg. He also participated in numerous films, plays and TV programs.

His last job was in the country with the play ‘El cartero de Neruda’ by Antonio Skármeta five years ago.

CAICEDO, Franklin
Born: 7/23/1928, Iquique, Chile
Died: 3/21/2013, Santiago, Chile

Franklin Caicedo’s western – actor:
Chiquitas: Rincon de luz - 2001

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