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Alfredo Mayo

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Birth name Alfredo Fernández Martínez
Nationality Espagne
Birth 17 may 1911 at Barcelona (Espagne)
Death 19 may 1985 (at 74 years) at Palma (Espagne)

Alfredo Mayo (born Alfredo Fernández Martínez, May 17, 1911, in Barcelona - May 19, 1985, in Palma de Mallorca) was a Spanish actor.


After leaving his studies of medicine in 1929, Mayo debuts at theatre with the company of Ernesto Vilches. He fought for Francisco Franco in the Spanish Civil War in aviation.
He starred propaganda films such as Escuadrilla (1941), Harka (1941), A mí la legión (1942) but specially Raza, which script was written by Francisco Franco,under the name of Jaime de Andrade.

He becomes the biggest star in comedies, dramas or historical films such as Malvaloca (1942), by Luis Marquina; Deliciosamente tontos (1943), by Juan de Orduña, or La leona de Castilla (1951).

In the 50's he acted in supporting roles in films as El último cuplé (1957), Una muchachita de Valladolid (1958) or even 55 Days at Peking (1963), directed in Spain by Nicholas Ray.

His career had a second golden age with his collaborations with Carlos Saura in La Caza (1966) and Peppermint Frappé (1967).

He continued working on more than 175 films until he died. He acted in El bosque del lobo (1970), by Pedro Olea, Patrimonio Nacional (1980), by Luis García Berlanga. In Paul Naschy's Los cántabros (1980), he played a druid. He was also in Bearn o la sala de las muñecas (1982), by Jaime Chávarri and starred in the TV series Cañas y barro for TVE.

Usually with

Jesús Franco
Jesús Franco
(3 films)
Edmondo Amati
Edmondo Amati
(4 films)
Fernando Rey
Fernando Rey
(4 films)
Carlos Saura
Carlos Saura
(2 films)
Manuel Zarzo
Manuel Zarzo
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Alfredo Mayo (43 films)

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The Cantabrians, 1h47
Directed by Paul Naschy
Origin Espagne
Genres Historical, Peplum
Actors Paul Naschy, Alfredo Mayo, Julia Saly, Antonio Iranzo Escorihuela, Ricardo Palacios, Frank Braña
Roles Lábaro
Rating58% 2.928332.928332.928332.928332.92833
A voice-over describes how the Cantabrian tribes led by Corocotta have repeatedly defeated the Roman attempts to annex their territory in Spain. In Rome, Augustus is furious. His general Agrippa proposes a new plan - to defeat the Canabrians by adopting their own guerrilla tactics. Meanwhile in Spain, Corocotta attacks what he thinks is a Roman gold-transport, only to find rocks. He frees the slaves, who join his forces. Selenia, a seer, warns Corocotta of danger, but also tells Corocotta that his wife has given birth to a son. While Corocotta sees his wife and new child, Agrippa meets with Sonanso, a Cantabrian traitor who agrees to help him.
Naked Therapy, 1h26
Directed by Pedro Lazaga
Genres Comedy
Actors Carmen Sevilla, José María Íñigo, Ramiro Oliveros, María Salerno, Manuel Zarzo, Rafael Hernández
Roles Doctor Armayor, Director del sanatorio
Rating46% 2.319682.319682.319682.319682.31968
Bell from Hell, 1h46
Directed by Juan Antonio Bardem
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Actors Renaud Verley, Viveca Lindfors, Alfredo Mayo, Maribel Martín
Roles Don Pedro
Rating57% 2.8530052.8530052.8530052.8530052.853005
Juan est libéré d'un centre psychiatrique où il était interné depuis des mois. Il rend alors visite à sa tante,
Those Dirty Dogs!, 1h23
Directed by Giuseppe Rosati
Origin Italie
Genres Western
Actors Gianni Garko, Stephen Boyd, Harry Baird, Howard Ross, Simón Andreu, Helga Liné
Roles General Muller / Lopez
Rating55% 2.7657652.7657652.7657652.7657652.765765
En Arizona, trois soldats américains et un aventurier s'unissent pour secourir Fort Apache attaqué par des hors-la-loi mexicains dirigés par « El Supremo », leur chef à moitié fou...
The Scarlet Letter, 1h30
Directed by Wim Wenders
Origin German
Genres Drama, Historical
Themes Films about sexuality
Actors Senta Berger, Hans Christian Blech, Lou Castel, Eduardo Fajardo, Yelena Samarina, Ángel Álvarez
Roles Gov. Fuller
Rating58% 2.901132.901132.901132.901132.90113
L'action se déroule à Salem, Nouvelle-Angleterre, au XVII siècle. Esther Prynne vit seule depuis la disparition de son mari. Elle accouche d'une fille adultère et devra porter une lettre rouge, symbole de son infamie, puisqu'elle refuse de divulguer le nom de son amant.
Seduction Squad, 1h32
Directed by Richard Balducci
Origin France
Genres Comedy
Actors Jane Birkin, Bernadette Lafont, Élisabeth Wiener, Emma Cohen, Carlo Giuffrè, Henri Virlogeux
Rating50% 2.521092.521092.521092.521092.52109
Quatre compagnes de chambrée sur la Côte d'Azur, Bernadette (Bernadette Lafont), Christine (Jane Birkin), Frédérique (Elisabeth Wiener) et Martine (Emma Cohen), découvrent qu'un groupe de voleurs se sert d'un édifice voisin pour stocker le produit de leurs vols. Elles décident alors de voler les voleurs.
The Call of the Wild, 1h40
Directed by Ken Annakin
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Drama, Action, Adventure, Western
Themes Films about animals, Films about dogs, Mise en scène d'un mammifère
Actors Charlton Heston, Michèle Mercier, Raimund Harmstorf, George Eastman, Maria Rohm, Juan Luis Galiardo
Roles Judge Miller
Rating59% 2.951832.951832.951832.951832.95183
John Thornton (Charlton Heston) a prospector in the 1897 Klondike Gold Rush is trying to eke out a living in the harsh conditions of the bitterly cold Yukon region of Canada, with Buck the German Shepherd dog he befriends. Thornton struggles against unscrupulous rivals and natural hazards in the extreme conditions and is greatly helped by Buck who has his own story to tell: he was abducted from a family home and taken north to become a working sled dog. Man and dog forge a true bond of friendship, working together to survive life in the treacherous frozen North. Thornton is killed by Yeehat Indians, but Buck kills the men to avenge John Thornton. At the end of the film, Buck comes to the White River to mourn the place where he died.
My Dear Killer, 1h36
Directed by Tonino Valerii
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Serial killer films
Actors George Hilton, Salvo Randone, William Berger, Manuel Zarzo, Dante Maggio, Piero Lulli
Roles Beniamino
Rating63% 3.1975653.1975653.1975653.1975653.197565
Following a mysterious decapitation (via mechanical digger) of an insurance investigator, Police Inspector Peretti is put onto the case. Slowly more people are found dead... a man supposedly commits suicide, a women is strangled, another attacked in her flat... but all the clues lead to an unsolved case of kidnapping and murder. Can Peretti find the murderer, if his major clue is a little girls drawing?
In the Folds of the Flesh, 1h28
Directed by Sergio Bergonzelli
Origin Italie
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Serial killer films
Actors Eleonora Rossi Drago, Pier Angeli, Fernando Sancho, Emilio Gutiérrez Caba, Alfredo Mayo
Roles Police inspector
Rating55% 2.753932.753932.753932.753932.75393
Dans une grande demeure espagnole, un père de famille, André, est décapité sous les yeux d'un couple d'enfants dont l'un des siens. Son cadavre est aussitôt enterré dans le jardin par la gouvernante Lucile, ignorant qu'un repris de justice en fuite l'observe. Ce dernier est finalement arrêté par la police qui ne suspecte rien de ce qui s'est passé dans la villa.
Eagles Over London, 1h44
Directed by Enzo G. Castellari
Genres Drama, War, Action, Historical
Themes Transport films, Aviation films, Political films
Actors Frederick Stafford, Van Johnson, Francisco Rabal, Ida Galli, Luigi Pistilli, Renzo Palmer
Roles English officer
Rating56% 2.809422.809422.809422.809422.80942
During the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940, a team of German saboteurs assume the identities of dead British soldiers and are transported to England. Their first objective is to cripple British air defences by destroying radar stations. Though the identities and whereabouts of the saboteurs are unknown, a team of British soldiers is set up to track them down and abort their mission. While the Battle of Britain rages overhead, the final confrontation takes place as the German team are about to blow up the RAF Fighter Command control centre.
Este cura
Este cura (1968)

Directed by Enrique Carreras
Genres Comedy
Actors Alfredo Mayo, Javier Portales, Héctor Calcaño
Roles Don Pedro
Rating53% 2.6719552.6719552.6719552.6719552.671955