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Arturo de Córdova is a Actor Mexicain born on 8 may 1908 at Mérida (Mexique)

Arturo de Córdova

Arturo de Córdova
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Birth name Arturo García Rodríguez
Nationality Mexique
Birth 8 may 1908 at Mérida (Mexique)
Death 3 november 1973 (at 65 years) at Mexico City (Mexique)
Awards Ariel Award

Arturo de Córdova (born Arturo García Rodríguez; 8 May 1908 – 3 November 1973) was a Mexican film actor. He made over one hundred films in all.


Arturo García Rodríguez was born in Mérida, Yucatán. Most of Córdova's films were made in Mexico and he became a major motion picture actor in Latin America and Spain winning three Silver Ariel's and received four other nominations. Córdova starred in the several American films during the 1940s including For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943), Frenchman's Creek (1944), Incendiary Blonde (1945), and New Orleans (1947).

Personal life and death
He was married to actress Marga López from 1964 until his death. Córdova died from a stroke in Mexico City in 1973.
The Mexican producer, Alex Garcia, who has been making a name for himself in the last 6 years, recently revealed that he is de Cordova's grandson. Garcia's AG studios, has BN Films, a company with a production budget of 500M and offices in Latin America and LA. AG studios was named Latin Americas biggest production group.

Best films

For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
Frenchman's Creek (1944)

Usually with

Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Arturo de Córdova (48 films)

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My Son, the Hero, 1h35
Directed by Ismael Rodríguez
Origin Mexique
Genres Drama, Adventure, Western
Actors Antonio Aguilar, Julio Alemán, Columba Domínguez, Emilio Fernández, Patricia Conde, David Reynoso
Roles Narrador
Rating81% 4.063164.063164.063164.063164.06316
Dans le Nord mexicain du début du XX siècle, Reynaldo Del Hierro est abattu par Pascual Velasco alors qu'il chevauche avec ses fils Reynaldo et Martín. La veuve inculque à ces derniers la nécessité d'une vengeance. Les années passent. Devenu un homme, Martín Del Hierro assassine Pascual Velasco. Cet acte de pure vengeance enclenche une série de meurtres qui déferlent autour des frères Del Hierro.
The Skeleton of Mrs. Morales
Directed by Rogelio A. González
Genres Comedy, Horror, Crime
Actors Arturo de Córdova, Amparo Rivelles, Angelines Fernández, Antonio Bravo, Rosenda Monteros, Elda Peralta
Roles Dr. Pablo Morales
Rating79% 3.982693.982693.982693.982693.98269
Pablo Morales (Arturo de Cordova) is a cheerful taxidermist, who lives with his bitter obsessive wife Gloria (Amparo Rivelles), who is extremely religious. Pablo wants to have children, but Gloria does not. Gloria constantly rejects to sleep with his husband, enjoying to offend him by telling that he sticks to dead animals. She enjoys annoying him.
Miércoles de ceniza, 1h52
Directed by Roberto Gavaldón
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors María Félix, Arturo de Córdova, Víctor Junco, Andrea Palma, David Reynoso, Consuelo Guerrero de Luna
Roles Dr. Federico Lamadrid
Rating67% 3.3509353.3509353.3509353.3509353.350935
Victoria (María Félix) was attacked in her youth by a Catholic priest. Years later she is a famous prostitute and hates everything related to the Catholic Church. She falls in love with a priest (Arturo de Córdova), a hidden priest during the Cristero War.
Reportaje (1953)
, 1h43
Directed by Emilio Fernández
Genres Drama
Actors Pedro Infante, Jorge Negrete, María Félix, Roberto Cañedo, Dolores del Río, Miguel Ángel Ferriz
Rating69% 3.4922853.4922853.4922853.4922853.492285
The owner of a daily paper wants to find the most important news on New Year's Eve. Therefore he decides to send his top reporters to strategic points in Mexico City.
Él (1953)
, 1h32
Directed by Luis Buñuel
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Psychologie, Films about psychiatry
Actors Arturo de Córdova, Delia Garcés, Aurora Walker, Luis Beristáin, Rafael Banquells, Fernando Casanova
Roles Francisco Galván de Montemayor
Rating79% 3.9963353.9963353.9963353.9963353.996335
The film opens in a church where a man named Francisco sees an attractive young woman from across the room. They have seen each other many times before, and she seems reluctant to engage him. She leaves the church and escapes Francisco, despite his attempt to chase after her. Another day, Francisco finds her again in the church. He works up the courage to speak with her, but she seems uninterested, and insists that they can never speak to each other again. Francisco follows her to a restaurant and sees her meeting with Raul, a close friend of his.
Le Révolté de Santa Cruz, 2h3
Directed by Roberto Gavaldón
Origin Mexique
Actors Arturo de Córdova, Pedro Armendáriz, Stella Inda, Carlos López Moctezuma
Roles Dr Alberto Robles

Le docteur Alberto Robles arrive en ville pour diriger un hôpital. Au même moment, il reçoit un paquet, accompagné d'une lettre. Le curé du village où il vient d'exercer lui communique des nouvelles de Soledad, une jeune femme amoureuse de lui et qui a connu une destinée tragique. La lecture du courrier bouleverse le docteur qui, finalement, refuse ses nouvelles fonctions les considérant, désormais, comme parfaitement futiles. Estimant sa présence au village indispensable, il choisit d'y retourner.