Sunday, April 23, 2017

RIP Gustavo Rojo

Gustavo Rojo Dead At 93: Telenovela Actor Dies, Report

Latin Times
April 22, 2017

Gustavo Rojo has sadly passed away at the age of 93 years old. The initial reports of the death of the actor doesn't reveal the cause, but many celebrities on social media have taken their time to express their sadness. Rojo lived in México, but originated from Uruguay. His last telenovela was on Televisa's "Un Camino Hacia El Destino." The legendary actor is the famous father of actress Ana Patricia Rojo.

Gustavo Rojo was born September 5, 1923 in Montevideo, Uruguay. His mother, Mercedes Pinto was a prominent author from Spain, who had left her country to Uruguay for political reasons. Rojo made his debut in a play that his mother wrote. His first on-screen role was in the 1938 Cuban movie, "Ahora Seremos Felices," that also starred older sibling Pituka de Foronda. In the 1940s his family made their way to México.

He starred in movies like "Tarzan and the Mermaids," "La Reina del Mambo," "From Madrid to Heaven," "Under The Sky In Spain," "Alexander The Great," "Julius Ceesar Against The Pirates," "Spy Today, Die Tomorrow" and "The Valley of Gwangi."

In telenovela he worked on telenovelas like "Mundo De Juguete," "Pobre Señorita Limantour," "María Mercedes," "Esmeralda," "Alma Rebelde," "Soñadoras," "La Intrusa," "Destilando Amor," "Triunfo Del Amor," "Abismo De Pasión," "Que Pobres Tan Ricos" and "Un Camino Hacia El Destino."

ROJO, Gustavo (Gustavo Rojo Pinto)
Born: 9/23/1923, Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: 4/22/2017, Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico

Gustavo Rojo’s westerns – actor:
Apaches Last Battle – 1964 (Corporal Bush)
Pyramid of the Sun God – 1965 (Lieutenant Potoca)
Treasure of the Aztecs – 1965 (Lieutenant Potoca)
The Christmas Kid – 1966 (Mayor Louis Carillo)
Django Does Not Forgive – 1966 (Corporal Lex)
A Fistful of Songs – 1966 (Chief Big Vulture)
The Tall Women – 1966 (Gus Macintosh)
Kitosch, the Man Who Came from the North – 1967 (José)
The Vengeance of Pancho Villa – 1967 (General Urbina)
A Bullet for Sandoval – 1969 (Guadalupano)
El Condor – 1969 (Colonel Anguinaldo)
Land Raiders – 1969 (Indian)
The Valley of Gwangi – 1969 (Carlos)

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