Wednesday, June 17, 2009

RIP Fernando Delgado

Stage, TV and film actor Fernando Delgado died of lung disease on June 15, 2009 in Madrid, Spain. He was born Fernando Martinez Delgado on June 28, 1930 in Porucna, Jaén, Spain during the tour of his parents, actors Luis Martinez Tovar and Julia Delgado Caro. He began to make stage appearances with his mother in the mid-forties. His extraordinary voice allowed him to star in some of the major films of the second half of the last century. Among them were “Papillon” (1967). He was seen regularly both in front of and behind Spanish TV since 1956. His son Albert followed his father and became a theater actor. Fernando Delgado appeared in “El Coyote” in 1955 and in “Zorro the Avenger” 1962.

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