Pedro Armendáriz

Birthday:

05/09/1912

Place of birth:

Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico:

Biography:

Born in Churubusco, a suburb of Mexico City, and raised in Texas, he studied at California Polytechnic State University where he graduated with an engineering degree. He began his acting career at the stage in Mexico City, entering films there in 1935. During the next years he made 42 Spanish-language films, among them "Maria Candelaria" (1943) and "La Perla" (1947), becoming one of Mexico`s top film stars. His first American film was "The Fugitive" for RKO in 1947. Since then he costarred in more than 80 films in Hollywood, England, France, Germany and Italy. Credits include "Fort Apache" (1948), "Three Godfathers", "We Were Strangers" (1949), "El Bruto" (1952), "The Littlest Outlaw" (1955), "The Conqueror" (1956), "La Cucaracha" (1958) and "The Wonderful Country" (1959). When Armendariz was taken ill while filming the second James Bond film "From Russia With Love" his scenes were rushed through so he could return to L.A. for treatment and he entered UCLA Medical Center. Learning he had terminal cancer he killed himself there with a gunshot.


Film Credits

From Russia with Love (1963)
as Ali Kerim Bey
Captain Sindbad (1963)
as El Kerim
La Bandida (1963)
as Roberto Herrera
El tejedor de milagros (1962)
as Señor Cura
Arrivano i titani (1962)
as Cadmo
Los valientes no mueren (1962)
as
Los hermanos Del Hierro (1961)
as General
El indulto (1961)
as
La cárcel de Cananea (1960)
as Pedro
Verano violento (1960)
as Francisco Peña
Los desarraigados (1960)
as
Dos hijos desobedientes (1960)
as
El impostor (1960)
as
Calibre 44 (1960)
as Don Pedro
El hambre nuestra de cada día (1960)
as
La Cucaracha (1959)
as Coronel Valentín Razo
Yo pecador (1959)
as
Flor de mayo (1959)
as Pepe Gamboa
El zarco (1959)
as
Las señoritas Vivanco (1959)
as
Café Colón (1959)
as
The Little Savage (1959)
as
Ando volando bajo (1959)
as
Pancho Villa y la Valentina (1958)
as Pancho Villa
Cuando ¡Viva Villa! es la muerte (1958)
as Protagonista
Los salvajes (1958)
as Pedro Matías
La mujer que no tuvo infancia (1957)
as
Manuela (1957)
as Mario Constanza
The Big Boodle (1957)
as Col. Mastegui (as Pedro Armendariz)
Uomini e lupi (1957)
as Giovanni
Así era Pancho Villa (1957)
as Pancho Villa
La escondida (1956)
as Felipe Rojano
The Conqueror (1956)
as Jamuga
Diane (1956)
as King Francis I
The Littlest Outlaw (1955)
as Gen. Torres
Tam tam mayumbe (1955)
as
Mulata (1954)
as Martín
Reto a la vida (1954)
as
Dos mundos y un amor (1954)
as
La rebelión de los colgados (1954)
as Cándido Castro
Border River (1954)
as General Eduardo Calleja (as Pedro Armendariz)
Lucrèce Borgia (1953)
as César Borgia
El bruto (1953)
as Pedro
Les Amants de Tolède (1953)
as
El rebozo de Soledad (1952)
as Roque Suazo
Carne de presidio (1952)
as
La noche avanza (1952)
as Marcos Arizmendi
Los tres alegres compadres (1952)
as
Ella y Yo (1951)
as Pedro Muñóz
Por querer a una mujer (1951)
as
Camino del infierno (1951)
as
Bodas de fuego (1951)
as
Tierra baja (1951)
as Manelic
Por la puerta falsa (1950)
as Bernardo Celis
La loca de la casa (1950)
as José María Cruz
The Torch (1950)
as José Juan Reyes
Pancho Villa vuelve (1950)
as
Rosauro Castro (1950)
as Rosauro Castro
El charro y la dama (1949)
as
La malquerida (1949)
as Esteban
El abandonado (1949)
as
Al caer la tarde (1949)
as
We Were Strangers (1949)
as Armando Ariete
Tulsa (1949)
as Jim Redbird
3 Godfathers (1948)
as Pedro 'Pete' Roca Fuerte
Maclovia (1948)
as José María
En la Hacienda de la Flor (1948)
as
Fort Apache (1948)
as Sgt. Beaufort
Juan Charrasqueado (1948)
as
The Fugitive (1947)
as A Lieutenant of Police
Albur de amor (1947)
as
La casa colorada (1947)
as
La perla (1947)
as Quino
Enamorada (1946)
as Gen. José Juan Reyes
Rayando el sol (1946)
as
Bugambilia (1945)
as Ricardo Rojas
El capitán Malacara (1945)
as
Las abandonadas (1945)
as Juan Gómez
Vuelven las calaveras del terror (1944)
as
Calaveras del terror (1944)
as
El corsario negro (1944)
as
María Candelaria (Xochimilco) (1944)
as Lorenzo Rafael
La Guerra de los Pasteles (1944)
as
Distinto amanecer (1943)
as Octavio
Konga Roja (1943)
as
Tierra De Pasiones (1943)
as
Flor silvestre (1943)
as José Luis Castro
Soy puro mexicano (1942)
as
La isla de la pasión (1942)
as El Toro
Del rancho a la capital (1942)
as
Allá en el bajio (1942)
as Juan Hernández
Ni sangre ni arena (1941)
as Frank
El Zorro de Jalisco (1941)
as Leonardo Torres
El secreto del sacerdote (1941)
as
El jefe máximo (1940)
as
Mala yerba (1940)
as Chuy Rodríguez
El charro Negro (1940)
as Ramón
Pobre diablo (1940)
as Raúl Solares
Los olvidados de Dios (1940)
as Zenón Rojas
Con Los Dorados De Villa (1939)
as
Una luz en mi camino (1939)
as
La China Hilaria (1939)
as
Canto a mi tierra (1938)
as Antonio
Los millones de Chaflán (1938)
as
El indio (1938)
as
La Adelita (1937)
as
Amapola Del Camino (1937)
as
Las cuatro milpas (1937)
as
Mi candidato (1937)
as
Jalisco nunca pierde (1937)
as

Production Credits

Rosauro Castro (1950)
Producer