Godfredo Pacheco was born on October 18, 1919 in Madrid,
Madrid, Spain. One of the unheraldedcinematographers of the Golden Age of Spanish cinema Pacheco has worked
as a cameraman and cinematographer on more than 60 films from a still
photographer on 1949’s “Paz” to cinematographer on “Los fantasmas del taller
(Porcelanas de hoy)” in 1979. For “Dulcinea” he won a best cinematography award
and has worked in such genres as Horroe, Crime, Action and has two
Euro-westerns to his credit: “Chino” and “Those Dirty Dogs” (both 1973).
Godofredo was the brother of cinematographer Rafael
Pacheco [1921- ]. He died on May 3, 1974 in Madrid, Spain.
Today we remember Godofredo Pacheco on what would have
been his 95th birthday.
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1946 I have a BA degree in American History from Cal St. Northridge. I've been researching the American West and western films since the early 1980s and visiting filming sites in Spain and the U.S.A. Elected a member of the Spaghetti Western Hall of Fame 2010.