Rogelio Guerra dies, legendary Mexican telenovela beau
February 28, 2018
The actor, whose real name was Hildegardo, was known for several productions of theater, film and television, although the telenovela "Los ricos también lloran" (1979), exported to several countries and dubbed into several languages such as Polish, Russian and Japanese, It was one of his most famous.
Mexican soap opera actor Rogelio Guerra, famous for dramas such as "Los ricos también lloran", died Wednesday in Mexico City at age 81, the National Association of Performers reported.
"We send your family and friends a solidary hug with our deepest condolences," the organization said in a brief statement broadcast on social networks.
Guerra, whose real name was Hildegardo, was known for several productions of theater, film and television, although the telenovela "The rich also cry" (1979), exported to several countries and dubbed into several languages such as Polish, Russian and Japanese, was one of the most famous.
Rubio and with an elegant demeanor, Guerra was for a long time one of the best-known gallants of Mexican soap operas.
He was born in 1936 in the city of Aguascalientes, and began his career in the sixties with cowboy films in which he played the role of the heartthrob.
"Thanks to his physique he was very besieged by the fans, who constantly gathered outside of where he had locations, just to be able to see him," he says on his site Televisa, the largest producer of Spanish-language audiovisual content, where Guerra played a large part of his career.
In addition, he lent his voice to other movie characters in films such as "The Lord of the Rings."
In his last years he suffered brain damage that prevented him from talking and walking, so he was in the care of his family.
GUERRA, Rogelio (Hildegardo Francisco Guerra Martinez)
Born: 10/8/1936, Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico
Died: 2/28/2018, Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
Rogelio Guerra’s westerns – actor:
El solitario - 1964 (Rubén)
Las hijas del Zorro – 1964
El secreto del texano – 1966
Outside the Law – 1966
Tierra de violencia - 1966 (Tony)
Vuelve el Texano - 1966
Rancho solo – 1967
Chico Ramos – 1971
Eye for an Eye – 1971 (Joe Carson)
La Martina – 1972 (El Plateado)
Duelo al atardecer - 1973
Guns and Guts – 1974 (escaped prisoner)
Los doce malditos - 1974