Friday, October 1, 2021

Do you remember the actor Nino del Arco? Wonder what he looks like now after shining in the Mexican cinema

 El Heraldo de Mexico

By Cesar Becerra


Currently, the iconic actor is 63 years old and continues to be recognized because he left a great mark after his passage through the cinema

In the 1960s and 1970s, various child actors emerged who were in charge of keeping Mexican cinema alive and one of them was Nino del Arco, who stole the hearts of thousands of people for his dramatic performances and his angelic face, in addition, He became one of the most beloved characters after being the accomplice of Juliancito Bravo’s adventures, so today, we remember and tell what happened to his career and what he currently does.

Nino del Arco, was born in Madrid, Spain on June 6, 1958 and from his early years he was immersed in the film industry because at only five years of age he managed to participate in the film "Por un puñado de dólares" ("For a Fistful of Dollars"), which, starred Clint Eastwood, after that first experience in the cinema, Nino del Arco was considered to participate in other productions.

Because in a short time he demonstrated to have the necessary qualities to be a great actor, Nino del Arco was required in Mexico to participate in different films and he immediately established himself as one of the most important child actors of the time, some of his films most remembered of that time are “La primera aventura” (The First Adventure), “El niño y el muro” (The Boy and the Wall),“Grandes amigos” (Great Friends) and “Más all a del rioo Mino. ("Beyond the River Mino")

By 1969, when he was 11 years old, Nino del Arco participated in “La primera aventura” ("The Great Adventure"), a film in which his career in Mexico was consecrated because of his performance with Juliancito Bravo was memorable and the adventures of this duo continue to be remembered to this day as a pair of child actors whose memory has not emerged again.

Once the 1970s entered, Nino del Arco, already a teenager, managed to participate in other memorable films of his career, “El Cristo del Oceano”, which opened the doors to new projects and served him well. To leave behind the role of a cute and mischievous child, he began to participate in other types of projects, even playing the role of "Solín" in the 1972 film Kalimán.  

In the 1980s, Nino del Arco retired from show business and it is known that he focused on his studies in Law and became a successful lawyer, however, in 1994 he had a brief return to television and participated in the Spanish series called “Ladrones van a la oficina” ("Thieves Go to the Office") (1994) and later, he again moved away from the media.

What is Nino del Arco doing today?

After his retirement from the media, it is known that he exercised his career and that he held various local public positions in his native Castilla-La Mancha, Spain. In addition, he also took time to develop as a writer, he even published a collection of poems and a novel, he has also won several awards for his short stories.

Currently, Nino del Arco is 63 years old and it is known that he has been married for more than 30 years and that he never had children, one of the latest news about the former actor is that he was writing his next novel from the comfort of his home. He fears exposer to Covid-19 since he suffers from pulmonary hypertension and fears the complications that the virus could generate.

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